Thursday’s quiz

1. Who said: Anyone who doesn’t take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.?

2. Lunaria annua has three common names, money tree, silver dollars and what?

3. It’s vérité in French, verità  in Italian, verdad in Spanish and tika in Maori, what is it in English?

4. This is the chorus of which song by which singer?

Honesty is such a lonely word
Everyone is so untrue
Honesty is hardly ever heard
And mostly what I need from you

5. Can true love survive without the occasional white lie?


5 Responses to Thursday’s quiz

  1. 1] I don’t know, so I’d go with Abraham Lincoln as a guess.
    2] I think that’s the Judas penny plant.
    3] Reality, truth
    4] Billy Joel.
    5] Don’t know.

  2. Alwyn says:

    1. That was Albert Einstein. In maritial affairs of course he was a total ratbag and couldn’t be trusted.
    2. There is a plant of that name, also known as Honesty
    3. Truth
    4. I think it is from Billy Joel’s Honesty
    5. Of course. I would never tell a white lie whan my wife asks me if she looks good in something. I ALWAYS say yes.

  3. Andrei says:

    (1) That would be Albert (E=mc²) Einstein
    (3) Truth
    (4) Billy Joel
    (5) Is that the same as being politic in the sense of being “shrewdly tactful”?

    The ultimate truth quote
    λεγει αυτω ιησους εγω ειμι η οδος και η αληθεια και η ζωη ουδεις ερχεται προς τον πατερα ει μη δι εμου

  4. adam2314 says:

    1. Pass.
    2. It is a gum tree.
    3. truth.
    4. Pass.
    5. Doubtful…

    6. All Greek to me .. Something about Jesus..

  5. Andrei says:

    It’s a link Adam, click upon it to reveal its secret and receive its wisdom

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