Esther Williams' MGM Nickname?
Many water-related stories have been in the news of late - including reports connected to the three questions below.
1. Legendary swimming movie star Esther Williams -- who passed away recently at the age of 91 -- had an aquatic-related nickname during her career at MGM Studios. The nickname was also the title of one of her most famous movies. What was it?
a. The Water Ballerina b. Million Dollar Mermaid
c. Neptune's Daughter d. Bathing Beauty
2. Like Diana Nyad before her, Australian endurance swimmer Chloe McCardel was forced to abandon her attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida due to excruciating pain from being stung by a jellyfish. How far did she get before she had to be pulled from the water?
a. 20 km (about 12 mi) b. 40 km (about 24 mi)
c. 60 km (about 37 mi) d. 80 km (about 49 mi)
3. The demolition of a community swimming pool has become a contentious political issue in the mayoral race of which Ohio city?
a. Cleveland b. Cincinnati c. Columbus d. Toledo
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