Posted Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Season: 2012-2013, Episode: 04
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The red carnation was named Ohio’s state flower in honor of a governor who also became a president. What was his name?
ANSWER: William McKinley
A recent study says that fertilizer runoff is causing a sea creature that eats coral polyps to thrive, threatening the Great Barrier Reef. What is the name of this creature?
ANSWER: Crown-of-thorns starfish
A car-sized rover is exploring the Mars surface, looking for evidence of life. What is its name?
Democrats can trace their roots back to the early 19th century. Who was the first president to be called a Democrat?
ANSWER: Andrew Jackson
The Great Barrier Reef is so big it can be seen from space. From what is it made?
ANSWER: Coral – tiny organisms called coral polyps
A rare creature was spotted off the coast of Australia last week. What is his name, and what kind of creature is he?
ANSWER: Migaloo, a white humpback whale
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