Question 1: In the distance past, these bush elephants loom ‘The Snows of Kilimanjaro.’ Which author wrote a story by that name?
- Ernest Hemingway
- Pearl S. Buck
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
Correct Answer: Ernest Hemingway
Fact: Esquire magazine published Hemingway's rumination on death, art, and class in 1936.
Question 2: Elephants are the only land mammals that can’t…
Correct Answer: Jump
Fact: Due to their short legs and weak leg muscles, elephants can't get off the ground.
Question 3: Humans, dolphins, orcas, apes, and elephants are the only mammals that can…
- Do basic math
- Recognize themselves in a mirror
- Learn games
Correct Answer: Recognize themselves in a mirror
Fact: Elephants are among a select group of mammals with the self-awareness to realize that they are being reflected.
Question 4: Every December, Miami Beach hosts one of the largest events of its kind in the world. What are people coming to see?
- Auto racing
Correct Answer: Art
Fact: Art Basel Miami Beach is the most comprehensive contemporary art fair in North America. Now 20 years old, the event is an offshoot of Art Basel, which started in Switzerland in 1970.
Question 5: Art Basel recently came to which city for the first time?
- Hong Kong
Correct Answer: Paris
Fact: Art Basel hosted its first Paris event in October of this year, called 'Paris+,' one of four festivals under the Art Basel banner.
Question 6: A protected section of Miami Beach is the largest collection in the world of what architecture style?
- Mid-century modern
- Art Deco
Correct Answer: Art Deco
Fact: The Miami Beach Architectural District, aka the Miami Art Deco District, contains 960 Art Deco hotels, apartments, and other structures built between 1923 and 1943.