Monday, March 2, 2015

Quiz Answers

Answers!  The Answers of Febuary!

The New Monday Quiz VII

1. Population map of Honduras
2. Henry V has "O for a muse of fire" and "we happy few, we band of brothers"
3. David Hockney is the king of photomontage.
4. Sanātana Dharma is Hinduism
5. a diagram of Hydrogen
6. Gustav Holst wrote The Planets
7. High Noon is the movie
8. If Newton saw further than others, it is because he stood on the shoulders of Christiaan Huygens
9. Magyarorszag is Hungary
10. Kings of Austria, Spain, etc.?  The Hapsburgs.

Mrs 5000 aced it.

The New Monday Quiz, Very Romantic Valentine's Day Edition

1. Sulfur + Charcoal + Potassium Nitrate = Gunpowder
2. Important secular event in Rome, 1960?  The Olympics
3. Writer of Valentine's hit Parliament of Foules? Chaucer
4. St. Valentine's Malady: epilepsy
5. Country with greatest number of Cathlics and Dia dos Namorados: Brazil
6. Pope between John XXIII and John Paul I: Paul VI.  I had to look it up just now.
7. The rabies vaccine was developed by Pasteur.
8. Febuary 14, 1900, kicked off The Second Boer War.
9. Al Capone was the boss of South Side Chicago.
10. Ayatullah Khomeini was bent out of shape about The Satanic Verses
11. Yes, you were my Valentine.

Mrs 5000 aced this one too.  You know, I use elaborate precautions to make sure that she doesn't get any hints.  But it is also true that we share a pattern of mutual interests.

The New Monday Quiz VI

1. The arrow points to Marseille
2. The text is the beginning of Paradise Lost, by Milton.
3. The second most recorded jazz composer, who surely could rock a hat, is Thelonius Monk.
4. St. Michael leads the Army of God, by tradition.
5. Matisse -- although I just missed this one.  Glad I checked.
6. The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo put an end to the Mexican-American War
7. Much Ado about Nothing is the play about evesdropping.
8. Meet the Beatles was eleven weeks at #1 in the U.S., but didn't exist in the U.K.
9. The map shows the Maori population of New Zealand, mostly in the remote parts of the North Island.
10. Neo and Morpheus are characters in The Matrix.

This quiz was brought to you by the letter M.  It was co-won by Eavan and Mrs.5000.

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