Thursday’s quiz

It’s your turn to ask the questions.

There’s an electronic box of Central Otago stone fruit for anyone who stumps us all.

3 Responses to Thursday’s quiz

  1. Andrei says:

    (1) Who said “I disagree with what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it”?

    (2) What did Sophie Scholl do that resulted in her being sentenced to death and executed by decapitation?

    (3) It tratado político in Spanish. tratto politico in Italian. probably was too easy in French and in Russian without transliteration it is политическая тракта – in English?

    (4) What was the “Pilgrimage of Grace”?

    (5) Are New Zealand’s current electoral laws regrading campaign material actually restriction on free speech?

  2. willdwan says:

    1. Voltaire.
    2. She and her brother posted leaflets criticizing Nazi rule. When caught She chose not to retract her stance, choosing death instead.

    Don’t know the others.

  3. homepaddock says:

    1. It’s attributed to Voltaire but I think it was someone who wrote about him who said it.

    2. Given the theme – exercise her right to free expression.

    3. Politico is politician in Spanish, I’m guessing tratado is traitor?


    5. Not sure which you’re referring to but the broadcasting one which doesn’t treat parties equally and uses public funds should be reformed.

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