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Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader Happy Canada Day! Last...

Yard of the Week: June 29 2022

From the Almonte & District Horticultural Society: Beautifully...

Quinoa-Lentil Salad with Grilled Halloumi

by Susan Hanna This recipe adapted from Food...

Diana's Quiz

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Answers to Diana’s Quiz – June 25, 2022

by Diana Filer 1.  Auston Matthews, an American, is an alternate captain for the Toronto Maple Leafs hockey team.  He has just this week won the Hart Trophy as the...

Diana’s Quiz – June 25, 2022

by Diana Filer 1.  Who is Auston Matthews? 2.  Which NATO country has no army of its own? 3.  Who is the author of the book entitled 'The Strange Case of Dr...

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – June 18, 2022

by Diana Filer 1  Norma McCorvey was the Texan woman who became the original 'Jane Roe' in the 1973 landmark legal case, 'Roe vs Wade'.  Wade was the real name...

Diana’s Quiz – June 18, 2022

by Diana Filer 1. Who was Norma McCorvey?2. What La Nina?3. What is stevia?4. What is the capital of Saudi Arabia?5. What is naloxone?

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – June 11, 2022

by Diana Filer 1.  Sir John A Macdonald was the first leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, and our first Prime Minister, 2.  Mazo de...

Diana’s Quiz – June 11, 2022

by Diana Filer 1.  Who was the first leader of the Conservative Party of Canada? 2.  Who was the author of the series of 16 books...

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – June 4, 2022

by Diana Filer 1.  Queen Elizabeth ll has been served by 14 British Prime Ministers, beginning with Sir Winston Churchill up to the present Boris...

Diana’s Quiz – June 4, 2022

by Diana Filer 1.  By how many BRITISH Prime Ministers has Queen Elizabeth ll been served? 2.  What ravenously hungry aquatic animals have recently invaded a salmon fish...

Answers to Diana’s Quiz — May 28 2022

1. The HMS Titanic was built at the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast, Ireland.in 1912. At that time, she was the largest ship...

Diana’s Quiz — May 28 2022

QUESTIONS 1.  In which shipyard was the HMS Titanic built? 2.  Where is the White Sea? 3.  What is considered to be one of the most under-acknowledged...

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – May 21, 2022

by Diana Filer 1.  The first husband of the Duchess of Cornwall was Andrew Parker Bowles, a military man who ended his career as a...

Diana’s Quiz – May 21, 2022

by Diana Filer 1.  Who was the first husband of Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall? 2.  Where is Canadai's largest nuclear power plant? 3.  What are Allen wrenches? ...

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – May 14, 2022

by Diana Filer 1.  Syncretism is the attempt to reconcile or combine differing beliefs, as in philosophy or religion. 2.  The rock band The Doors, with...

Diana’s Quiz – May 14, 2022

by Diana Filer 1.  What is syncretism? 2.  Which rock band composed and performed 'Light My Fire'? 3.  What is the motto of the Hudson's Bay Company? 4. ...

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – May 7, 2022

by Diana Filer 1. The Phantom of the Opera is currently the longest-running Broadway show of all time.  In London's West End theatre district, it...

Diana’s Quiz – May 7, 2022

by Diana Filer 1  What is the longest-running Broadway hit show of all time? 2. Emperor Charlemagne and his predecessors were the ancestors of what European...

Diana’s Quiz – April 30

by Diana Filer 1. In Toronto, what dancers 'dance in the May' on May Day every year? 2.  What is a trudgen? 3.  What do ski-slope colours...

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