Friday, 26 May 2017

It's quiz time 6... The Natural World



Aphrodite's Rock, Paphos
Sunset in Paphos


The Sandwell Valley

The Sandwell Valley


Hello Everyone,

This is the last in the series of quizzes. I hope you have enjoyed testing your brains over the last few weeks.

1. In what general direction do the Trade Winds blow?


2. In which hemisphere is the Amundsen Sea?


3. What fish family does the Anchovy belong to?


4. Which season begins with the Vernal Equinox?


5. What two main metals combined make bronze?


6. The Victoria Falls stand on which river?


7. In which year did Hillary and Tensing climb Everest?


8. What river does the Hoover Dam stand on?


9. Grilse are the young of which fish?


10. Which river flows into the sea at New York?


11. How would a python kill it's prey?


12. What kind of creature is a Flying Fox?


13. What is a young hare called?


14. Niagara Falls is between which 2 Great Lakes?


15. What are Biscay, Trafalgar, Fastnet and German Bight?


16. Which river flows through the capital city of London?


17. Which State of the USA would you be visiting if viewing the Grand Canyon?


18. By what name is the Uluru better know?


Well, folks, my last 18  questions for you. Answers next week.

Good luck. Lady M xxxx


                                                   


Friday, 19 May 2017

it's quiz time...5 MASTERMIND!

                                                  
At the launch of LOVE YOU FOREVER


Hello Everyone,

I hope you enjoyed last week's quiz and did not have to resort to Google to recall the year of each event. I have quiz #5 for you; it is a mixed bunch of questions and I have called it Mastermind!


1. Who betrayed his Master with a kiss? JUDAS ISCARIOT

2. Who was the first President of the U.S.A?GEORGE WASHINGTON

3. What was a florin?2 SHILLING PIECE (10P) GBP CURRENCY

4. Which is the youngest of the three British fighting services?ROYAL AIR FORCE

5. Which acid is present in vinegar?ACETIC ACID

6. On which city was the first atomic bomb used in warfare dropped?HIROSHIMA, JAPAN

7. Which TWO planets are nearest the sun?MERCURY, VENUS

8. What do you call a baby whale?CALF

9. In which countries would you find the following newspapers?  a) Pravda, RUSSIA
     b)Figaro FRANCE

10. Who were the stars of the famous 'Road' films? DOROTHY LAMOUR, BOB HOPE, BING CROSBY

11. When and where was the last public execution in England?  26TH MAY 1868, OUTSIDE NEWGATE PRISON

12. Who was the sixth wife of Henry VIII?CATHERINE PARR

13. Who said, "I have nothing to declare except my genius"?OSCAR WILDE

14. Who wrote "A Farewell to Arms"?ERNEST HEMINGWAY

15. Where is the Lutine Bell?LLOYDS, LONDON

16. In which Square is St. Basil's Cathedral?RED SQUARE, MOSCOW

17. How many books are there in the Old Testament?39

18. What year was King George VI born? 14TH DECEMBER 1895

19. Which English football ground had a disastrous fire in 1985? BRADFORD

20. Who discovered she was Queen of England while at 'Tree Tops' in Africa?
QUEEN ELIZABETH II

21. What year was the first census in England?1801

22. Where are the British Tennis Championships held? WIMBLEDON

23. In which year did Israel first issue postage stamps? 1948

24. Which Italian explorer set out from Spain in 1492 to find a sea route to India?
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS

25. Which liner collided with an iceberg and sank on her maiden voyage to New York? TITANIC



Happy brain teasing... Love Lady M xxxx


Friday, 12 May 2017

it's quiz time 4... What year?










Hello Everyone,

How did your proverbial skills cope last week?

All the following events are memorable but can you remember the year without the aid of Google?

1. Did John Glenn orbit the Earth? 1962


2. Was the Wall Street Crash?1929


3. Did Britain celebrate the Queen's Silver Jubilee?1977


4. Did Nelson Mandela become President of South Africa?1995


5. Did Howard Carter find the Tomb of Tutankhamen in Egypt?1924


6. Did President Nixon resign over Watergate?1974


7. Did England win the World Cup?1966


8. Did the German invasion of Poland start World War II? 1939


9. Did Prohibition begin in the USA?1920


10. Did Queen Victoria die? 1901


11. Did the Titanic sink?1912


12. Was the Princess of Wales killed in a car crash in Paris?1997


13. Did the Falklands 'conflict' take place?1982


14. Was President Kennedy assassinated in Dallas?1963


15. Was the Abdication of Edward VIII? 1936


16. Did Sir Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tensing conquer Everest?1953


17. Was the Russian Revolution?1917


18. Did Elvis Presley die?1977


19. Did Concorde make its maiden flight?1969


20. Did the Battle of Britain take place?1940


Answers, next week!

                                                      

Love to you all, Lady M xxxxx