Answers to Diana’s Quiz – November 7, 2015

  1. quizJody Wilson-Raybould has been appointed Minister of Justice in the Canadian Government.  She is a member of the Kwakwaka’wakh nation of British Columbia.
  2. There are 4 horses (referred to in the game as ponies) on a polo team.  Polo was formerly an Olympic sport.
  3. The word ‘microphone’ was first used in English when a British scientist, David Edward Hughes, developed a carbon microphone in the 1870s.  Today’s microphone is its direct descendant.
  4. ‘Ping’ is a basic internet program that allows a user to verify that a particular Internet Protocol address exists, and can accept requests.
  5. Torontonian Ahmed Hussen is Canada’s first Somali MP.