Issue 136:2018 01 11:Quiz

11 January 2018

Quiz

By Boffles

Huge file version of Boffles cartoon

Do you know?

 

  1. What was the original name of the Beatles?

 

  1. Why is a Molotov cocktail so called?

 

  1. Who wrote in a letter to Walt Whitman in 1889 on the occasion of his 70th birthday: ‘You have seen the monarchy banished from France, & reduced in England to a machine which makes an imposing show of diligence & attention to business, but isn’t connected with the works.’ ?

 

  1. Why was Manaus on the upper Amazon a boom town in the late 19th century?

 

  1. Who was the first European to travel down the whole length of the Amazon?

 

 

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