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Answers to Monday, March 28, 2022

1. Bought by Verizon in 2015, what web service was called the GeoSystems Global Corporation when it first went online in 1996?

MapQuest

2. The most recent major caliphate in the Muslim world lasted from 1517 until its defeat in World War I. What is the name of that caliphate?

Ottoman Empire (or Ottoman Caliphate)

3. Yes or no: Is there an apostrophe in Walgreen(‘)s?

No

4. “Essentially the War of the Roses with magic.” That’s how the New York Times described the novels of what writer in a 2011 review?

George R.R. Martin

5. There have been two Nobel Peace Prize winners from the state of Georgia. Name both of them.

Jimmy Carter, Martin Luther King Jr.