Answers to Diana’s Quiz – March 14, 2015

  1. quizJean Vanier, founder of L’Arche, is this year’s winner of the $2.1 million Templeton Prize, awarded annually to a person who has exceptionally affirmed life’s spiritual dimensions. John Templeton was an American mutual fund pioneer.  Other Templeton Prize winners are Desmond Tutu, the Dalai Lama, and Canadian Charles Taylor.
  2.  Georges Vanier, a Canadian army general, was Canada’s first French-Canadian Governor-General.  He was the father of Jean Vanier, founder of L’Arche.
  3.  Comedian Jimmy Durante, known mostly for his movie work, was known as The Schnozz, because of his huge nose.
  4.  Robinson Crusoe was born Robinson Kreutznaer.
  5.  Twenty-one countries border the Mediterranean Sea.