Answers to Diana’s Quiz – April 20, 2019

by Diana Filer

  1. Edward I, known as Longshanks and also as the Hammer of the Scots, was King of  England from 1272 to 1307.
  2. Don Juan Pond in Victoria Land, Antarctica is the saltiest body of water in the world.  It is extremely shallow, and the source of the water is a mystery.
  3. A mudra, a Sanskrit word meaning seal, or mark, is a gesture of the fingers in yoga to facilitate the flow of energy in the body.
  4. Huginn and Muninn, were two raven attendants of Odin, who would fly all over the world, Midgard, to bring him information every day.
  5. Castoreum, a secretion of the anal glands of the beaver, was used for its medicinal properties as well as for perfumes.