This week’s questions:
- How hot is the water and steam that’s spewed by Old Faithful, the famous geyser in Yellowstone National Park?
- Who was the last U.S. president born in a log cabin?
- What is the only facial hair that male boxers are permitted to have when they compete at the Olympics?
- Why did Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling pick London’s King’s Cross railroad station as the boarding site for the Hogwarts Express?
- In the world of mythological creatures, what is a sea dog?
This week’s answers:
- The water has been measured at 204 degrees Fahrenheit; the steam at more than 350 degrees.
- 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.
- A thin mustache that is limited to the length of the upper lip. Beards are banned.
- 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.
- 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”