This week’s questions:
- What percent of the 3,000 plant species with known anti-cancer properties are only found in rain forests?
- 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?
- 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?
- What Oscar-winning U.S. film had its title changed to The Urban Neurotic in Germany?
- What desert’s name means “waterless place” in Mongolian, the local language?
This week’s answers:
- 70 percent, according to the U.S. National Cancer Institute.
- Blondie. The artist was Chic Young.
- Purple seats in the 20th row of the stadium’s upper deck mark the mile (5,280-foot) height.
- Woody Allen’s Annie Hall (1977).
- The Gobi Desert.
Source: Workman Publishing/”Page-A-Day”