New Trivia Questions from “Page-A-Day” 5/17

This week’s questions:

  1. What percent of the 3,000 plant species with known anti-cancer properties are only found in rain forests?
  2. What long-running cartoon strip, introduced in 1930, was created by the artist whose earlier comics included The Affairs of Jane, Beautiful Babs, and Dumb Dora?
  3. How do you know if you’re sitting a mile above sea level when you attend a Colorado Rockies baseball game at Coors Field in Denver?
  4. What Oscar-winning U.S. film had its title changed to The Urban Neurotic in Germany?
  5. What desert’s name means “waterless place” in Mongolian, the local language?

This week’s answers:

  1. 70 percent, according to the U.S. National Cancer Institute.
  2. Blondie. The artist was Chic Young.
  3. Purple seats in the 20th row of the stadium’s upper deck mark the mile (5,280-foot) height.
  4. Woody Allen’s Annie Hall (1977).
  5. The Gobi Desert.

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

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