Thursday’s quiz

You are invited to pose the questions.

Anyone who stumps everyone will win a virtual chocolate cake.

6 Responses to Thursday’s quiz

  1. J Bloggs says:

    1) Who said “If women ran the world, we wouldn’t have any wars, just intense negotiations every 28 days”?

    2) How many women have been crowned as Queen Regnant (monarch in their own right, as opposed to being the husband of the king) in the British Isles since 1066?

    3) Which of the woman in Q.2 had the shortest tenure as queen, and which the longest?

    4) What is the claim to fame of Sobekneferu? And when did she reign?

    5) Who is the most recently crowned Queen regnant, which country/ies does she rule, and when did she take the throne?

  2. Andrei says:

    (1) I don’t know but if it was a man I’d be surprised if he escaped with his balls intact

    (2) 6 – Mary I, Elizabeth I. Mary II (who jointly ruled with her husband William II); Queen Anne. Queen Victoria and Elizabeth II

    (3) Mary I would be the shortest I think and Elizabeth II the longest, she jsut passed Victoria’s milestone

    (4) She was a pharaoh of Egypt around about 4000 years ago

    (5) –

  3. Andrei says:

    Who were the following women and what is their claim to fame

    (1) Ilse Koch

    (2) Elizabeth Bathory

    (3) Dorothea Binz

    (4) Griselda Blanco

    (5) Enriqueta Martí

  4. Teletext says:

    1. In the 1400’s and 1500’s a nation called Cem-Anahuac was inhabited by which race of people?

    2. The capital of that nation was called Tenochtitlan. By what name is it currently known?

    3. Who led the invading force that took over this nation and who was the ruler of this nation at the time?

    4. What unusual thing did he do to ensure the invasion was successful?

    5. What is the “Halls of Montezuma”?

    6. There is a movie called the “Halls of Montezuma”. In what war was it set?

  5. Teletext says:

    Andrei, some really nice ladies you have chosen

    1. She was the wife of the Commandant of Buchenwald Concentration Camp and was know as the Witch of Buchenwald

    2. She was a Hungarian Countess who is also listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the most prolific female murderer. History shows her as a serial killer.

    3. She was the main female warden at Ravensbruck concentration camp. After the war she was found guilty of war crimes and was hanged at Hamelin.

    4. She was a Colombian drug lord and member of the Medellin Cartel who was believed responsible for more than 200 deaths

    5. She was a Spanish murderer who killed many children or procured or kidnapped them for prostitution.

  6. J Bloggs says:

    Teletext:

    1) Aztecs

    2) Mexico city

    3) Hernan Cortes, and the Aztec ruler was Montezuma

    4) He destroyed the ships that had carried them to North America, thus ensuring his army had no way of retreating home.

    5) It is the official hymn of the US Marine Corps

    6) World war 2

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