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Diana’s Quiz – May 18, 2024

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Diana's QuizAnswers to Diana's Quiz - January 9 2016

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – January 9 2016

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  1. Pistol in Shakespeare’s Henry V said that the king had a ‘heart of gold’, but he may not have meant it, as some of Henry’s courtiers and soldiers did not approve of his invasion of France, this just before the Battle of Agincourt during the Hundred Years’ War.
  1. A small iceberg just barely seen on the surface of the water is a ‘growler’.
  1. Canada’s new regional low-cost airline is NewLeaf Travel, operating out of Winnipeg.
  1. George Elliot Clarke, a native of, Windsor, Nova Scotia, is now Canada’s official poet laureate.
  1. It has been reported that 20 million guns were sold legally in the USA in 2015.

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