1. If you hit
a "sleeping policeman" while you're driving in Great
Britain, what have you hit?
2. What is the oldest
city in the U.S. that serves as a state capital?
3. What's the derivation
of the name LoJack, the stolen-vehicle recovery system?
4. Which U.S. state
is the most earthquake prone?
5. Who coined the
phrase "the shot heard round the world"?
1. A speed bump.
2. Santa Fe, New
Mexico, which Spanish settlers first inhabited in 1607.
3. It's a play on
hijack, which it's intended to discourage or nip in the bud.
4. Alaska. It has
many as 4,000 earthquakes a year, and expereinces a magnitude
7 quake almost every year and a magnitude 8 on an average of
once every 14 years.
5. Ralph Waldo Emerson,
in his poem "The Concord Hymn," about the April 19,
1775, Battle of Lexington and Concord.