11 January 2018
Quiz – Answers
Do you know?
- The Quarrymen.
- The name was coined by the Finns who used such petrol bombs during their war with Russia 1939-40, and is a sardonic reference to Vyacheslav Molotov, the Soviet Foreign Minister at the time, who had claimed that Russian aircraft were delivering food rather than bombs.
- Mark Twain.
- Manaus was the principal city of an area of Brazil and Peru which had at that time a monopoly in the production of rubber.
- Francisco Orellana, a lieutenant of the Conquistador, Gonzalo Pizarro, in 1542.