This Week, the Answer Man Looks at Thanksgiving 1. Meleagris gallopavo is an odd-looking bird that is known for his bare head, wattle and iridescent plumage. By what name is this creature more commonly known? 2. How did the turkey get its name? 3. From where do wild turkeys originally come? 4. …Read more. This Week, the Answer Man Looks at Native Americans. 1. In June 2010, 86-year-old World War II veteran Clarence Wolf Guts passed away. What was this American hero's claim to fame? 2. Name the Native American chief who defended his people against the encroachment of the U.S. on their tribal lands for …Read more. This Week the Answer Man Looks at Color 1. People with achromatopsia suffer from this disorder. Name the condition. 2. What are the primary colors, and why are they considered to be primary? 3. There are five Olympic rings. Name the colors and what they represent. 4. During the first six …Read more. This Week the Answer Man Looks at Natural Parks in the United States 1. Two U.S. presidents were associated with the Natural Bridge, located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. One was a surveyor and the other was a former owner of this famous rock formation. Name both presidents. 2. This park, located in southwest …Read more.more articles
1. How many countries were members of the United Nations in 1945?
2. The "European Economic Community" is a group that began with six founding member-nations and was later absorbed by a much larger group. By what name is the larger group known?
3. Following on Question 2, how many nations or states are currently members of that group?
4. Only three foreign private citizens have ever been invited to address the joint session of the U.S. Congress. Can you name them?
5. How many countries were included in the first United Nations Security Council in 1946? For bragging rights, name them.
2. European Union.
4. The following private citizens were invited to address the joint sessions of the U.S. Congress: the Marquis de Lafayette of France (1824), Lech Walesa of Poland (1989) and Nelson Mandela of South Africa (1990).
5. 5. Brazil, Mexico, Australia, Poland and the Netherlands were the first members.
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