Friday, 23 September 2011

Stimulating September 3- WHO?

Hello Everyone,

I hope you have all had a most enjoyable week. Maybe you learned something from last week's quiz - the answers are now available.
Sofia and Donald are still away enjoying themselves in their favourite activity but you may read all about them in the two books, Look After Each Other and Sofia's Legacy.  Just click on to the links at the bottom of this blog.
On to the quiz -

1. Who in ancient Greece made a great discovery while taking a bath?
ARCHIMEDES

2.  Who 'tilted at windmills'?
DON QUIXOTE

3.  Who crowns the Sovereign of Great Britain?
THE ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY


4.  Who introduced the 'penny post' in Britain?
SIR ROWLAND HILL

5.  Who invented the first astronomical telescope?
GALILEO


6.  Who first flew over the North Pole?
COMMANDER BYRD

7.  Who are the patron saints of a)Russia  b) Italy?
A)ST. NICHOLAS    B)ST. ANTHONY

8.  Who founded the Jesuits?
IGNATIOUS LOYOLA

9.  Who was the last Viceroy of India?
EARL MOUNTBATTEN OF BURMA

10. Who is regarded as the greatest of Chinese philosophers?
CONFUCIOUS

11.  WHO stands for what?
WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION

12.  Who gave us Love Me Tender  and Wooden Heart?
ELVIS PRESLEY

13.  Who would be a true cockney?
A PERSON BORN WITHIN THE SOUND OF THE BELLS OF ST. MARY LE BOW CHURCH, CHEAPSIDE, LONDON. UK

14.  Who painted the Mona Lisa?
LEONARDO DA VINCI

15.  Who was the sixteenth century German engraver famous for Praying Hands?
ALBRECHT DURER

16.  Who lives at 10, Downing Street, London?
THE PRIME MINISTER OF ENGLAND

17.  Who was the English outlaw, who robbed the rich to pay the poor?
ROBIN HOOD

18.  Who in the thirteenth century invented gunpowder and spectacles?
ROGER BACON

19.  Who, in 1927, made the first solo non-stop Atlantic flight?
CHARLES LINDBERGH

20.  Who wrote Time & Tide, No Regrets, Stay in Touch, Look After Each Other and Sofia's Legacy?
MARILYN L RICE!!!!
(That was an easy one!)

Answers next week.

Thought for the week: It does not matter how slowly you go, so long as you do not stop! (Confucious)

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