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Thursday, January 15, 2009

Quiz 2

1. Who wrote about the Jabberwockey?

2. What is a ‘Kentucky Pill’?

3. Where is the ‘Land of the White Eagle?

4. What does MS stand for ?

5. What is a Naiad?

6. Who hid from his enemies in an oak tree?

7. What is a Palindrome?

8. What is another name for Quicksilver?

9. What name is given to the sign of the ram in the Zodiac?



Answers

1. Lewis Carroll.
2. A Bullet.
3. Poland
4. Manuscript
5. A water nymph.
6. Charles II.
7. A word which reads the same when read wither backwards or forwards.
8. Mercury.
9. Aries.

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Thursday, January 1, 2009

QUIZ 1

1. Who is the patron saint of travelers?

2. What is the ‘Third Estate’?

3. Who was the first person to use an umbrella in Britain?

4. By what name is Van Dieman’s Land now known?

5. What is wampum?

6. What kind of musical instrument is a xylophone?

7. What is the song of the Yellowhammer?

8. What are the Zingari?

ANSWERS



1. St. Christopher
2. The House of Commons
3. Jonas Han way
4. Tasmania
5. Shell bead money used by the North American Indians
6. A percussion instrument.
7. “A little bit of bread and no cheese”.
8. This is the name given to gypsies in Italy.

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