New Trivia Questions from “Page-A-Day” 4/26

This week’s questions:

  1. How many ball boys and ball girls are stationed on a tennis court during a championship match at Wimbledon?
  2. Where does the water in the Panama Canal originate?
  3. Whose likeness did First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt want carved alongside the presidential sculptures on Mount Rushmore?
  4. How many U.S. state capitals have two or more words in their names?
  5. The title of what 2001 film was taken from the Dr. Seuss book Green Eggs and Ham?

This week’s answers:

  1. Six–two at the net and one in each of the four corners of the court.
  2. In three stream- and river-fed artificial lakes–Gatun, Miraflores, and Madden (aka Alajuela). Water flows out of the canal, which is entirely above sea level, into both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
  3. That of women’s rights leader Susan B. Anthony. Mrs. Roosevelt’s proposal was made in 1935 while work on Mount Rushmore was still underway.
  4. Nine. In alphabetical order, they are: Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Carson City, Nevada; Des Moines, Iowa; Jefferson City, Missouri; Little Rock, Arkansas; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; St. Paul, Minnesota; Salt Lake City, Utah; and Santa Fe, New Mexico.
  5. I Am Sam” starring Sean Penn, Dakota Fanning and Michelle Pfeiffer.

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

 

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