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Questions for Friday, May 20, 2022

Five questions to wake up your noodle. Answers in Monday’s email.

1. Quit While You’re Ahead: Director Baz Luhrmann has directed just five movies. Name as many of them as you can for one point each. Zero points total if you get any wrong.

2. What candy company was founded in 1949 by the jovial owner of a Colorado horse farm?

3. A boy named Milo seeks to restore the exiled princesses Rhyme and Reason to the Kingdom of Wisdom in what 1961 children’s fantasy book?

4. George Washington is the only U.S. president ever to be elected unanimously by the electoral college. Next closest was the fifth president, who got all but one of the electoral votes for his second term. Name him.

5. Today is May 20. Happy 82nd birthday to Sadaharu Oh, a retired first baseman for the Yomiuri Giants in the Nippon Professional League. He holds the world record for what distinction, held in the MLB by Barry Bonds?