Monday’s quiz

1. Who is North & South’s editor?

2. Who are the three main characters in A Town Like Alice?

3. Who is the founder and CEO of Ice Breaker?

4. Who was made a Dame for her services to children in the New Year Honours?

5. Who said,There is something fascinating about science.  One gets such wholesale returns of conjecture out of such a trifling investment of fact.” ?

9 Responses to Monday’s quiz

  1. Kismet says:

    1 Virginia Larson
    2 A lawyer who’s name escapes me
    Joe Harman
    Jean Paget
    3 Pass
    4 Pass
    5 Mark Twain I think.


  2. Rob Hosking says:

    1.Virginia Larsen
    2 pass (this is annoying – I *should* know but it is 30 years since I read it)
    3. Jeremy Moon
    4. Lynley Dodd
    5. NOT a scientist, from the sound of it. A sci fi author, I would say. It sounds Douglas Adams-ish but I don’t think he would be that dismissive of science. Ian Banks?


  3. Andrei says:

    too hard for me this week, I only know the answer to number 5 which is Samuel Clemens or as he is better known Mark Twain.


  4. Paul Tremewan says:

    1 Virginia Larson
    2 Jean Paget, Joe Harmon and Skippy the Bush Kangaroo… but I recall some lawyer being involved as well
    3 Jeremy Moon
    4 Sue Bradford.. it has to be
    5 Wayne Mapp (?)


  5. Samo says:

    Virginia Larson
    Joe Harmon Jean Solicitor
    Jeremy Moon (Holy Sheep)
    Lynley Dodd DMNZ?
    Samual Clemens


  6. david w says:

    This is scary, I don’t believe I’ve ever agreed with Andrei on anything before but…

    Too hard for, #5 is Mark Twain but I wouldn’t have a clue where to start on any of the others.


  7. gravedodger says:

    1 last time I went to the Sr I think it was cate bret but Brendon has a lot of old stock on yje table
    2 Never got to the book but the movie was a significant memory, Fred Astaire and Virginia ( as an impressionable young man her voice was sooo sexy, of course in hindsight it was probably tobacco) Mckenna.Cant remember the character IDs.
    3 Jeremy Moon, have just read Dust to Gold by John Periam and it records the tremendous PR success of Shreks aftermatch coat from Icebreaker.
    4 Lynly Dodd
    5 Mark Twain.

    So Ele Its back to the Vinyard for me, didnt have the energy to visit yesterday so sorry for the late assignment this week.


  8. homepaddock says:

    Gravedodger – Sorry I didn’t mention you when scoring the responses. I’d written the post this morning and put it on time-delayed publish so hadn’t seen your answers.

    You got two correct and you can have a bonus for extra info on 2 & 4.


  9. gravedodger says:

    Thanks Ele its a hoot to make mondays more identifiable and after coming to this weeks late it didn’t submit which I discovered when lunchtime came around. Thanks for you patience.


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