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 ?
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.