Answers to Diana’s Quiz – April 8, 2017

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  1. The 85th Battalion of the Nova Scotia Highlanders, a military unit of the Canadian Expeditionary Force, is the group that played such an important role in the Battle of Vimy Ridge, which became known as Canada’s most celebrated military victory during WWI.
  2. The Epic of Gilgamesh, an Akkadian/Sumerian poem considered to be the first great work of literature, was recorded in cuneiform.
  3. Political cartoonist Terry Mosher was also known as Aislin.
  4. Sherlock Holmes’ band of street children were The Baker Street Irregulars.
  5. The length of an Olympic swimming pool is 50 meters.