Christmas Answers

20 December 2018 Christmas Quiz 2018 Answers by Boffles The Greek island of Skyros. He died of sepsis on his way to Gallipoli in 1915.   The Père Lachaise cemetery in Paris, where his grave is a tourist attraction.   The Windrush scandal about the treatment of immigrants from the Commonwealth. She resigned after misleading… Continue reading Christmas Answers

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Issue 132: 2017 12 07: Answers to Quiz

07 December 2017 Answers To Quiz By Boffles Do you know? Answers:   The Franco-Prussian War.   The Austrian, Maximilian, Emperor of Mexico for a brief period and shot in Queretaro in 1867.   A market is in contango if the futures price for a commodity is higher than the anticipated spot price for the… Continue reading Issue 132: 2017 12 07: Answers to Quiz

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Issue 128: 2017 11 09 Answers to Quiz (Boffles)

09 November 2017 Answers to Quiz by Boffles Do you know? Answers 1. He had to live in exile for twelve years because of his involvement with the socialist uprising in Dresden in May 1849 2. ‘Don’t cry for me, for I go where music is born’ 3. A yankee is effectively 11 bets based… Continue reading Issue 128: 2017 11 09 Answers to Quiz (Boffles)

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Issue 124:2017 10 12:Quiz Answers (Boffles)

12 October 2017 Quiz Answers by Boffles It was named, against his wishes, after Sir George Everest, a Surveyor General of India The second highest mountain in the world located on the border between Pakistan and China and difficult to climb Bob Dylan who did not attend the Awards ceremony Aung San Suu Kyi for… Continue reading Issue 124:2017 10 12:Quiz Answers (Boffles)

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Issue 120: 2017 09 14: Quiz – Answers

14 September 2017 Quiz – Answers   William Holman Hunt, who married (in succession) two sisters, who were cousins of Evelyn’s father.   A novel about public school life, it spoke of homosexual relationships between boys.   Einstein had advocated in it the development by the USA of atomic bombs.   It combines the Japanese… Continue reading Issue 120: 2017 09 14: Quiz – Answers

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Issue 112: 2017 07 06: Quiz – answers

06 July 2017 Quiz – Answers By Boffles   Do you know – answers:   Brian Jones, Keith Richards and Mick Jagger.   A. A. Milne, the author of ‘Winnie-the-Pooh’.   Syracuse, Sicily.   At Kursk in Russia in 1943 when a German attack was repulsed and approximately 10,000 tanks were involved.   Sir Joseph… Continue reading Issue 112: 2017 07 06: Quiz – answers

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Issue 104: 2017 05 11: Quiz – Answers

11 May 2017 Quiz – Answers by Boffles Arthur Wellesley, the Duke of Wellington. PayPal. Nikola Tesla, the Serbian-American engineer and scientist (1856-1943) who invented the alternating current (AC) induction motor. The Ottoman sultan, Mehmed II. Bosphorus comes from classical Greek and means cow passage (or ox-ford) and the name refers to the myth of… Continue reading Issue 104: 2017 05 11: Quiz – Answers

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Issue 95: 2017 03 09: Quiz – answers (William Morton)

09 March 2017 Do You Know? Answers. by Boffles Gene Cernan on 14 December 1972 during the Apollo 17 mission. Stockbroker. He was a naval officer. A customs barrier running for hundreds of miles in India and consisting for much of its length of a thorn hedge and constructed by the British to enforce payment… Continue reading Issue 95: 2017 03 09: Quiz – answers (William Morton)

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