Answers to Diana’s Quiz – August 8, 2015

  1. quizUltimate Frisbee, recently announced as a new Olympic category is the fastest growing team sport, although lacrosse – not soccer – is currently recognized as such.
  2. Hangeul, or Hangul, is the alphabet of the Korean language.
  3. Two long, a short and a long blow on a locomotive whistle tell automobiles that a train is approaching a level crossing.
  4.  Olof Palme was the President of Sweden from 1969 to 1986, when he was assassinated in the streets of Stockholm.  A statesman, politician and Social Democratic prime minister.  The crime remains unsolved.
  5.  The word ‘set’ with over 430 senses is the longest entry in the OED.