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QUIZ 2 for fun, No prizes,

Just to break the boredom we have put up a quiz. No prizes, Just a bit of fun.
Answers on Monday.  

1:  Of which Industry is St George the patron Saint ?

2: On which river is the city of Winchester ?

3: From which shakespear play is the quote
" All the worlds a stage and all the  men and women merely players" ?

4: Who was the first English person in space ?

5: The Red Lion is the most common english pub name, What is the second ?

6: Which wars took place between 1455 and 1485 ?

7: Who was the first Englishman to swim the English Channel ?

8: What is the better known name of Reg Dwight ?

9: What name is give to the furniture styles of Chippendale, Sheraton and Hepplewhite ?

10: Which Battle did Henry the fifth beat the French?

11: Who perfected a horse drawn seed drill that sowed seeds in perfect rows in the year 1700 ?.

12: Who devised a way of measuring wind speed ?. 

13: Which is known as the George Cross Island ?

14: Who plays at the Twickenham Stoop ?

15:  What was the name of the Duke of Wellingtons Horse ?

16:Which King did Walter Tirrel kill with an arrow in 1100 ?

17:  Which well known poet died on St Georges day in 1850 ?

18: Which Englishman was the first to run a mile in under four minutes ?

19: The Original Cinque Ports were Sandwich , Dover and which other three.?

20: Who did James Earl Ray assassinate in 1968 ?




First Quiz:  With answers now 

1:  In the field of computing what does IoT  mean ?.
A: Internet of Things.

2:  If you suffer from Paraskevidekatriaphobia, What are you scared of ?.
A: A fear of Friday the thirteenth.  ( An extra point if you can pronounce it )

3:  Which river flows through Limerick in Ireland ?.
A: The river Shannon.

4:  Is a baby Hippopotamus born on land or in water ?
A: They are born in the water.

5: In 1960 Amy, Sally and Mo went into space, Who or what were they ?
A: Amy, Sally and Mo were Mice.

6: How long is the Grand National Race course?
A: The course is 4mile and 514 yards. ( 6.907km ) 

7: What was the name of President Kennedy's wife ?
A: His wife was called Jacqueline Lee Kennedy, ( Jackie will do )

8: What is the German word for Wednesday ?
A:  Mittwoch.

9:  Who wrote the novel, Jamaica Inn ?
A:  First published in 1936, it was written by Daphne Du Maurier.

10: What does a Fletcher make ?
A:    A Fletcher makes Arrows,

11: What was the name of the road where the Great Fire of London was supposed to have started?
A:  The great fire of London was said to have started in Pudding Lane.

12: What does the name Triceratops mean ?
A: Triceratops means "Three Horned Face".

13: Who was the captain of the Pequod ?
A:  Captain Ahab was the captain of the Pequod in the story " Moby Dick"

14: What is measured on the Beaufort Scale ?
A:  Wind speed is measured on the Beaufort Scale.

15: Where are the Roaring Forties ?
A:  The Roaring forties are found between the latitutdes of 40 and 50 degrees, (They are strong westerly winds)

16: How many players are there in a Netball team.?
A: Seven members in each team.

17: What is the second highest mountain in the British Isles ?
A:  Ben McDhui.  ( In scotland, you know )

18: Who went round the world in 80 days with Passe Partout ?
A:   Doctor Dolittle.
 
19: Which Character lived at Sunnybrook Farm ?
A:  Rebecca lived at Sunnybrook farm.

20: Who was the first man into Space ?
A: Yuri Gagarin was a soviet cosmonaut who in Vostok1 became the first human being to go into space.

Will put a fresh quiz up on Wednesday nights, Until one of us gets bored.  Feel free to submit your own.












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