Time out extra.
who, what, where, when? WHO... is the regular presenter of TV's A Question of Sport? WHAT... element is charcoal a form of? WHERE... in the Hebrides did Prince Charles overshoot the runway on landing in 1994? WHEN... did George IV marry Princess Caroline of Brunswick? remember when...
The following events all occurred in a year in living memory. Can you guess the year? 1 The Korean War began 2 The British government ended petrol rationing 3 Uruguay won the World Cup for the second time 4 Scottish nationalists stole the Coronation Stone from Westminster impossipuzzles "So, that's Linda," said Ted, studying the photo. "Quite a young woman now."
"Still in her teens," Harry laughed. "And that's Dick with her. When he was half as old as she is now, she was a third as old as he was when Linda was half as old as he is now."
How old was Dick? wordwise The word may sound familiar, but what does it mean? BOGLE A To terrify, intimidate B Spectre or goblin C To confuse who am I? A boxer, I was born in Bolton in 1986. My cousin is Lancashire cricketer Sajid Mahmood. I was Britain's only boxer at the Athens Olympics and came home with a silver medal.
10 questions 1. Who became king of England, Denmark and Norway in the early 11th century, earning him the title of 'the Great'? 2. Were the original Tyne Bridges to the west or east of the present one's location? 3. In the tales of Beatrix Potter, what kind of animal is Mr Tod? 4. On which European island would you find the Caves of Drach? 5. Airline 'black box' recorders are what colour in reality? 6. The internal angles of triangles add up to how many degrees? 7. In medieval times, using the lion's head-shaped sanctuary knocker at Durham Cathedral afforded a fugitive how many days of sanctuary - 27, 37 or 47? 8. "Looking from a window above, it's like a story of love" is the first line of the song Only You, originally recorded by whom in 1982? 9. A sculpture showing a gun tied in a knot stands outside the headquarters of which organisation? 10. Appointed in 1999, who was the first person to become First Minister of Scotland? answers WHO WHAT WHERE WHEN: Sue Barker; Carbon; Islay; 1795. REMEMBER WHEN: 1950.
IMPOSSIPUZZLES: Dick 22 years old, Linda 18. WORDWISE: B. WHO AM I: Amir Khan. 10 QUESTIONS: 1 Canute, 2 West, 3 A fox, 4 Majorca, 5 Orange, 6 180, 7 37, 8 Yazoo, 9 The United Nations, 10 Donald Dewar.
|Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback|
|Publication:||The Journal (Newcastle, England)|
|Date:||May 21, 2018|
|Previous Article:||Everything you might ever need to know about Jarrow; A-Z of Jarrow: Places, People, History is a new book which provides an entertaining take on one...|
|Next Article:||Long winter may be over but clouds are still on horizon.|