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This Week, the Answer Man Looks at Our Nation's Capital
1. This U.S. president signed bipartisan legislation creating the National Cultural Center in Washington. Name the president.
2. How many monuments or memorials are named after U.S. presidents in the District of Columbia?
3. Washington, D.C., welcomes the arrival of spring each year with the National Cherry Blossom Festival, a tradition that showcases the beautiful gift of cherry trees the city of Tokyo gave our nation's capital. How many cherry trees were presented?
4. The Smithsonian is a federal institution with multiple museums, galleries and the National Zoological Park scattered throughout Washington. How many buildings, in total, make up the Smithsonian museum and research complex?
1. President Dwight D. Eisenhower
2. 7. Washington Monument; Thomas Jefferson Memorial; Lincoln Memorial; Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial; Lyndon Baines Johnson Memorial Grove; Theodore Roosevelt Island; and the John F. Kennedy Center, which is considered to be a living memorial to President John F. Kennedy.
5. James Smithson.
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