Answers to Diana’s Quiz – June 6, 2015

  1. quiz 2 is the first prime number.
  2. A red ribbon tied to a horse’s tail means that the horse is a kicker.
  3. In bridge, a Yarborough means a hand with no card higher than a 9.
  4.  The Russians launched the unmanned satellite, Sputnik 1, into orbit in 1957 from a site in Kazakhstan.  It was a shiny metal sphere measuring 53 centimetres in diameter and fell to earth after only two months.  It initiated the international space race.
  5.  Saturday, June 6, marked the 71st anniversary of ‘D-day’, the invasion of allied troops into Normandy, France.