Thursday, June 29, 2017

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – July 23, 2016

Newton’s Cradle is a device consisting of (usually 5) swinging metal spheres, hanging from a metal frame, that are just touching each other...

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – February 6, 2016

Mashup music is two or more prerecorded songs or pieces of music blended together to make one composition. A Rugby Sevens game is 14 minutes...

Diana’s Quiz – New Year’s Eve, 2016

What is an unusual New Year’s tradition in Spain? What is the new world record for sailing solo around the world? Who was...

Diana’s Quiz – July 2, 2016

Who invented our number system?  Name a people who are relatives of the Innu.  What is Eleanor’s surname in a Beatles song?  What...

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – January 1 2016

The price of a domestic Canadian stamp as of January 1st, 2016, is 90 cents.  As a measure of computer speed, a gigaflop is 1...

Diana’s Quiz – February 13, 2016

Where was St Valentine born? Next Saturday marks the 100th anniversary of what important WWI battle? Which spice consists of the outer skin of the nutmeg? Who...

Diana’s Quiz – March 26, 2016

What is another name for the Red Admiral butterfly? Who is William Horkins?  What are the basic ingredients of béchamel sauce?  It has again been recently reported...

Diana’s Quiz – January 1 2016

Questions What is the cost of a domestic Canadian stamp (30 grams or less) as of today? What is a gigaflop? What is the word for a...

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – June 11, 2016

An Arctic tern has just this week made the longest ever recorded annual migration from the Farne Islands off the coast of Northumberland...

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – July 30, 2016

 The word for the score of zero in tennis comes from the French word ‘oeuf’ – egg – which is the shape of...
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