Saturday, November 19, 2016

19 Nov, 2016: Day 82

Question 1:
In 1963, in London, looking for his 19th consecutive win, over 50,000 people came to see what athlete battle Henry Cooper? Answer: Muhammad Ali.

You might want to start out your search with the term "Henry Cooper" 1963. You will see on the first  page headers for articles describing the fight with his famous opponent. 

Question 2:
The Kentucky university attended by President Pierce's future Secretary of War is today located at the corner of N. Broadway and what other street? Answer: W. Third Street.

First, look up "President Pierce" to find an article giving details as to his cabinet. From there you will find that his Secretary of  War was the future Confederate president Jefferson Davis. Look at the Wikipedia article on Davis to find his alma mater, Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky. Look for the college on any map app or website. You will see that the N. Broadway intersects W. 3rd. St. (the correct answer) and W. 4th St.

Question 3:
The famous defensive tackle who died during a game against the New York Dragons, played in how many games for the Panthers during his career? Answer: twenty.

Please see Day 18 for the explanation.

Friday, November 18, 2016

18 Nov, 2016: Day 81

Question 1:
What is the name of the facility where Holly goes each week to visit Salvatore Tomato? Answer: Sing Sing.

Please see Day 31 for the explanation.

Question 2:
Where had the man, who in 2008 set fire to South Korea's first National Treasure, set a fire in 2006, for which he was also arrested and charged? Answer: Changgyeong Palace.

First, find the what is South Korea’s first National Treasure. Enter in the search field South Korea National Treasure for the answer Namdaemun or Sungnyemun. Enter another search: Namdaemun or Sungnyemun with fire 2008 arsonist for the answer Chae Jong-gi. The final search is using the query Chae Jong-gi 2006.

Question 3:
The Oscar nominated movie released in 2011 that received a "fresh" rating of less than 50% on "Rotten Tomatoes", was based on a book by what author? Answer: Jonathan Safran Foer.

Please see Day 46 for the explanation.