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Answers to Monday, May 16, 2022

1. What city is home to both Florida State University and Florida A&M University?

Tallahassee

2. A particular style of diamond jewelry got its name in 1987 when Chris Evert dropped hers at work. Name that jewelry item!

Tennis bracelet
(she halted a U.S. Open match to search the court for it)

3. What mammal’s Latin name is Ursus maritimus?

Polar bear

4. In 1922, a man named Joseph Rosefield invented a process to make creamy peanut butter. In 1932, he launched what is now the second-most popular peanut butter brand in the U.S., and named it—without permission—after a popular newspaper comic strip character. Name that peanut butter!

Skippy

5. St. Louis hosted the World’s Fair in 1904 to celebrate the centennial of what important event in U.S. history?

Louisiana Purchase