Stan’s Triviabits

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n “Lucky Bag” is the yearbook of the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, Md. The name is a nautical term for a ship’s lost and found.

n The Mercedes-Benz automobile was named for German auto engineer Karl Benz and Mercedes Jellinek, the daughter of an Austrian car dealer and auto racer.

Many U.S. presidents have written books, either before or after holding office. But who was the first president to write a novel?

A) Theodore Roosevelt

B) Woodrow Wilson

C) Harry Truman

D) Jimmy Carter

Answer on Monday

Friday’s answer: 175-year-old Harriet the tortoise, presently residing at the Australia Zoo in Brisbane, was picked up from her Galapagos Islands birthplace by Charles Darwin in 1830.

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