Saturday, November 18, 2017

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – November 11, 2017

by Diana Filer With thanks to Bob Lee who supplied three questions this week.  Before 1980 Zimbabwe was Southern Rhodesia. Chile honours Bernardo O’Higgins, who...

Diana’s Quiz – November 11, 2017

by Diana Filer With thanks to Bob Lee who supplied three questions this week.  What was Zimbabwe called prior to 1980? What country honors the...

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – October 28, 2017

by Diana Filer The LA Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs, and the Houston Astros the New  York Yankees to qualify for this year’s World...

Diana’s Quiz October 28, 2017

by Diana Filer Which baseball team did the LA Dodgers beat to advance to this current World Series against the Houston Astros, who beat...

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – October 21, 2017

by Diana Filer Grace Anne Lockhart in 1875 became the first woman to earn a bachelor’s degree in the whole British Empire.  She graduated from...

Diana’s Quiz – October 21, 2017

by Diana Filer Who was the first female graduate of a Canadian university? To which French king was Marie Antoinette married? What is a...

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – October 14, 2017

by Diana Filer Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley in 1790 wrote “A Vindication of the Rights of Man”,   2 years before she wrote “A Vindication of...

Diana’s Quiz – October 14, 2017

by Diana Filer Who wrote A Vindication of the Rights of Men? What colour is a sorrel horse? What does ‘chimerism’ refer to in...

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – October 7, 2017

The Inuit word inukshuk means ‘to act in the capacity of a human being. China now leads the world in renewable energy. The...

Diana’s Quiz – October 7, 2017

What does the Inuit word inukshuk, usually denoting a pile of stones shaped like a human figure, mean in English? Which country now leads the...
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