1. Jasper is a mixture of quartz and chalcedony and other minerals, usually red in colour.

2. Donna Strickland is an associate professor of physics at the
University of Waterloo who, along with two others, this week received a Nobel Prize in Physics for her work on lasers.

3. The lurcher is the dog bred from crossing a greyhound with a collie
or retriever.

4. Axiology is the philosophical study of value and valuation.

5. Seagram’s Crown Royal was introduced in 1939 to commemorate the
visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to Canada.