This week’s questions:
- What is the only diploma hanging on the wall of billionaire Warren Buffet’s office?
- When it comes to pizza, what is cornicione?
- What are the only colors Dutch abstract artist Piet Mondrian used in the spare geometric paintings he created during his Neoplastic period?
- What baseball legend holds the record for the highest on-base percentage in major league history?
- What country was the first in the world to impose a tax on fatty foods?
This week’s answers:
- It’s not his college degree or his graduate school degree. It’s his certificate from the Dale Carnegie course he took at age 20: “Effective Public Speaking, Leadership Training, and the Art of Winning Friends and Influencing People.”
- A pizza’s raised outer edge, or end crust.
- The three primary colors, red, yellow, and blue; and the achromatic colors, white black, and gray.
- Slugger Ted Williams, with an on-base percentage of .482. He’s followed by Babe Ruth at .474, and John McGraw at .466.
- Denmark, in 2011. The tax is on all food containing more than 2.3 percent saturated fat.
Source: Workman Publishing/”Page-A-Day”