New Trivia Questions from “Page-A-Day” 4/5

This week’s questions:

  1. How hot is the water and steam that’s spewed by Old Faithful, the famous geyser in Yellowstone National Park?
  2. Who was the last U.S. president born in a log cabin?
  3. What is the only facial hair that male boxers are permitted to have when they compete at the Olympics?
  4. Why did Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling pick London’s King’s Cross railroad station as the boarding site for the Hogwarts Express?
  5. In the world of mythological creatures, what is a sea dog?

This week’s answers:

  1. The water has been measured at 204 degrees Fahrenheit; the steam at more than 350 degrees.
  2. James Garfield, the 20th president. He was born in a log cabin in 1831 in the Ohio frontier town of ORange, which is now known as Moreland Hills.
  3. A thin mustache that is limited to the length of the upper lip. Beards are banned.
  4. She was paying homage to her parents, who as 18-year-olds, met after boarding a train bound for Scotland at King’s Cross station.
  5. A hunting dog that is covered with scales and has webbed feet, a scalloped dorsal fin down its back, and a beaverlike tail.

Source: Workman Publishing/”Page-A-Day”