Issue 136:2018 01 11:Quiz – Answers

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11 January 2018

Quiz – Answers

By Boffles

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Do you know?


  1. The Quarrymen.


  1. 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.


  1. Mark Twain.


  1. Manaus was the principal city of an area of Brazil and Peru which had at that time a monopoly in the production of rubber.


  1. Francisco Orellana, a lieutenant of the Conquistador, Gonzalo Pizarro, in 1542.



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