Answers to Diana’s Quiz – March 23, 2019

by Diana Filer

  1. Lawrence Ferlinghetti was born in Yonkers, NY, on March 24th, 1918.
  2. Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen was the first person to sail the Northwest Passage, 1903-1906.
  3. Ginkgo biloba is another name for the maidenhair tree.
  4. The word stogie, meaning cigar, comes from a shortening of the word Conestoga, as the long cigar was the favoured smoke of the drivers of the so-named wagons.
  5. The capital of Angola is Luanda.