Quiz of the Day.
1. What is the longest river in Scotland? 6. In Greek mythology,
who was Atropos? 2. Who in 1875 was the first person to swim 7. What
recognition for her sporting achievement the English Channel without a
life-jacket? did Victoria Pendleton receive in the 2009 New Year
Honours? 3. Who wrote the collection of poems entitled Quiz of the Day
ANSWERS: 1 The Tay; 2 Captain Matthew Webb; 3 John Betjeman; 4 Her
cousin Stephen; 5 Madagascar; 6 One of the three Fates; 7 MBE; 8 Giotto;
9 French Protestants (the Huguenots); 10 South Sudan. 8. What was the
name of the space probe sent to New Bats In Old Belfries? photograph
Halley's comet in 1986? 4. Empress Matilda disputed the English 9.
Which group of people suffered in the Massacre succession with whom? of
St Bartholomew in 1572? 5. Which island in the Indian Ocean has 10. In
which country is the confluence of the Blue Antananarivo as its capital?
Victoria Pendleton - see Question 7 Nile and the White Nile?