Answers to Diana’s Quiz – July 25, 2015

  1. quizKepler 452B is a newly discovered planet orbiting in the habitable zone of a solar system outside our own in the constellation Cygnus. It is described as the closest twin to earth found to date.
  2. The shore of the Dead Sea, shared by Israel, the West Bank and Jordan, is the earth’s lowest point on dry land, at 418 meters (1,371 feet) below sea level.
  3. Scherzando in English means ‘joking’.
  4. Nimbostratus are dark, low-lying clouds normally accompanied by light or moderate rain.
  5. The current heavyweight boxing champion is American Deontay Wilder, who beat Bermane Stiverene of Canada in January of this year.