Answers to Diana’s Quiz – October 29, 2016

  1. quiz15The Jack-o-lantern originated in Ireland, and was originally a hollowed-out turnip.  Named after a stingy character called Jack, who had trouble with the devil.
  2. The Rogers Cup is a tennis tournament organized by Tennis Canada.
  3. Marie Curie was the first person to win the Nobel Prize twice, the first time for Physical Science and the  second for Chemistry.
  4. A lek is a unit of Albanian currency, introduced in 1926.  Before that, Albania used the gold standard.
  5. ‘Black hats’ are hackers who violate computer security for little reason beyond maliciousness or for personal gain.