Monday, February 26, 2024
Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Post Type Selectors

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – February 24, 2024

by Diana Filer 1.  The dog is the...

For rent: MIll Street apartment

Large (1,000 sq.ft.), 2-bedroom apartment for rent,...

Secrets of the Sprakkar by Eliza Reid

by Edith Cody-Rice Many Almonte residents will be...

Diana's Quiz

Latest

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – February 24, 2024

by Diana Filer 1.  The dog is the first animal to be domesticated, although so far there is no definite date when this occurred all those millennia ago. 2.  Measha Brueggergosman-Lee...

Diana’s Quiz – February 24, 2024

by Diana Filer 1.  What is the first animal to be domesticated? 2.  Who is the first Black woman artist to receive a Governor-General's Performing Arts Award in classical music? 3.  What...

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – February 17, 2024

by Diana Filer 1.  The Dempster Highway connects the Klondike Highway in the Yukon to Inuvik, NWT, on the Mackenzie River delta.  It runs for 736 kilometers. 2.  Valsalva is a...

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – March 8, 2014

1.  A lateen is a triangular sail mounted at an angle in a fore-and-aft direction on the mast.  Although used on small recreational boats like...

Diana’s Quiz – March 8, 2014

 What is a lateen? What is Shunga? Name the oldest pilots’ association in Canada. What is sorghum? Which Shakespearean plays form the basis of the 1991 movie ‘My Own...

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – March 1, 2014

1.  PIR means ‘parents in room’ on email, usually when young people are texting friends on their cell phones and the like. 2.  As well...

Diana’s Quiz – March 1, 2014

1.  Where would one see the initials PIR and what do they stand for? 2.  What is an anonym? 3.  Who played the title role in...

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – February 22, 2014

1. The term ‘blue bloods’ comes from 15th century Spain, where  the veins of people with fair complexions appeared blue, so they referred to themselves as...

Diana’s Quiz – February 22, 2014

1.  What is the origin of the term ‘blue bloods’? 2.  What was Audrey Hepburn’s last movie? 3.  Who was the first North American woman to conquer...

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – February 15, 2014

1. The Olympic Games motto is ‘’Faster, Higher, Stronger’’, was proposed by Baron Pierre de Coubertin in 1894 at the creation of the International Olympic...

Diana’s Quiz – February 15, 2014

1.  What is the motto of the Olympic Games? 2.  What is the origin of the word ‘boomerang’? 3.  In what sport is the term ‘hog to...

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – February 8, 2014

1.  The Eastern Mississauga rattler is the only venomous snake in Ontario. 2.  Edward VI was the sole legitimate son of Henry VIII.  His mother was Jane Seymour.  He...

Diana’s Quiz – February 8, 2014

1.  What is the only poisonous snake in Ontario? 2.  Henry VIII had just one legitimate son.  Who was he, and what happened to him? 3....

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – February 1, 2014

1. The gestation period of an elephant is 22 months.  By the way, elephants are either right-tusked or left-tusked, just as human beings favour...

Diana’s Quiz – February 1, 2014

 1.  What is the gestation period of a female elephant? 2. What is the Magen David? 3. Who was the first female moderator of the United ...

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – January 25, 2014

1.  The  Pan Am Games will be held in Toronto next year. 2.  A muselet is a wire cage fitted over the cork on a bottle...

Diana’s Quiz – January 25, 2013

1.  Where are the 2015 Pan Am Games to be held? 2.  Where would you find a muselet? 3.  Shakespeare named Hippolyta as Queen of the...

FOLLOW US