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Yak's Fact Answers


Week #10



What name was originally given to Mickey Mouse?  Who disliked the name and suggested it should change to Mickey? 


"Mortimer Mouse" had been Disney's original name for the character before his wife, Lillian, convinced him to change it, and ultimately Mickey Mouse came to be.


Week #8


Mount Everest is the highest place on Earth, but there are higher mountains in the Solar System.  What is the name of the tallest mountain in the Solar System?


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Olymus Mons on Mars


Week #7


 One former President of the United States was also a former governor of New Jersey.  Who is this person?



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Woodrow Wilson

President - March 4, 1913 – March 4, 1921

Governor - 1911-1913


Week #5




 On October 12, 1492, Christopher Columbus found the New World.  What day did he set sail on this historical trip?





August 3, 1492

Palos, Spain





Week #4




 "Four score and seven years ago..." is the start of this very famous speech given on what date?




Abraham Lincoln

Gettysburg Address
November 19, 1863






Week #3


The cheetah is the animal that can run the fastes.  What animal can move at the fastest speed? 



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The peregrine falcon is the fastest bird and the fastest member of the animal kingdom

with a diving speed of 242 mph.






Week #2


Which President of the USA served the most amount of time in office?  Which President of the USA served the least amount of time?(Actual time in office) 




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                         Franklin D Roosevelt                                                            William Henry Harrison

                 March 4, 1933 – April 12, 1945                                               March 4, 1841 – April 4, 1841






Week #1


 What is the name of the place where four states touch at one place?  What four states meet at that point?




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The Four Corners

Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, Arizona