Answers to Diana’s Quiz – August 22, 2015

  1. quiz Although there are over 100 definitions for the acronym SWAT, the one that is currently most common is Special Weapons and Tactics Team.
  2.  ‘The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers’ comes from Shakespeare’s Henry VI part II.
  3.  The country with the most proven oil in reserve is Venezuela, estimated at over 296 billion barrels.
  4.  Tuzo Wilson was a Canadian geophysicist who established the principle of continental drift that postulated that continental plates can actually slide past each other, thus establishing the concept of plate tectonics.  Dr Wilson, who died in 1993, held many important scientific and academic positions during his life.
  5.  In heraldry, blue is azure.