Tracy Baskerville of the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts climbs the stairs in Mount Vernon's Washington Monument in 2015. How many steps does the monument have?
Tracy Baskerville of the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts climbs the stairs in Mount Vernon's Washington Monument in 2015. How many steps does the monument have? (Barbara Haddock Taylor / Baltimore Sun)

Readers: Think you know your Baltimore? Try answering our weekly trivia question. Some weeks will be ridiculously easy, some weeks a bit more challenging.

Here’s last week’s trivia:

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QUESTION: How many steps does the Washington Monument have? And once you’ve climbed to the top, how many spiral rotations did you make?

ANSWER: The stair tower has 227 marble steps that spiral to the top through nine rotations.

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