This week’s questions:
- What unique name honoring America’s first president was given to a tiny city in Washington State?
- How long are loggerhead turtles able to hold their breath underwater?
- What large strategic island did the U.S. propose buying for $100 million in 1946?
- What long plastic horn played by fans made the 2010 World Cup soccer final in South Africa the noisiest one ever held?
- What nation was the third to send a man into space?
This week’s answers:
- George. Nowhere else in the U.S. can there be a city known as George, Washington.
- More than 10 hours, a feat not matched by any other marine vertebrate.
- Greenland, from Denmark. Although the sale of the world’s largest island never materialized, the U.S. was able to establish military bases there.
- The vuvuzela.
- China, in 2003. Its manned spacecraft, launched into orbit from the Gobi Desert, was named Shenzhou 5 or Divine Vessel 5.