This week’s questions:
1) In which state was the Mormon religion founded?
2) What two baseball teams competed in the only major league triple header played in the 20th century?
3) How old was Louis Braille when he devised his raised-dot writing system for the blind?
4) What Hollywood leading lady pronounced Adrien Brody “a wet kisser” after he surprised her with a big smooch as she prepared to hand him his Best Actor Oscar in 2003?
5) What is an extremophile?
This week’s answers:
1) In New York, in 1830, by Joseph Smith.
2) The Pittsburgh Pirates and the Cincinnati Reds, at Forbes Field in Pittsburgh on October 2, 1920. The Reds won two of the three games.
3) Only 15. Braille, who lost his sight when he was three, started working on the dot patterns when he was 12.
4) Halle Berry. Brody won the Oscar for his performance in The Pianist.
5) An organism that can live under extreme environmental conditions that most life-forms on earth would be unable to tolerate.
Source: Workman Publishing/”Page-A-Day”