Thursday’s quiz

You’re invited to pose the questions.

In the spirit of the season anyone who does so will win a virtual Christmas cake and anyone who stumps us all will win a virtual bouquet of roses.

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7 Responses to Thursday’s quiz

  1. Teletext says:

    Who are the following better know as?

    1. Francesco Castelluccio, Tommy De Vito, Nick Massi and Bob Gaudi

    2. Paul Hewson, David Evans, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullins Jnr

    3. Harry Webb, Brian Rankin, Bruce Cripps, Brian Bennett, Terence Harris and Tony Meehan

    4. Bill Pinkney, Gerhart Thrasher, Andrew Thrasher and Willie Ferbee

    5. Shade Smith & Gerard Smith

  2. Andrei says:

    (1) The four seasons

    (2) U2

    (3) Harry Webb is Cliff Richard so the rest will be the Shadows

    (4)

    (5)

  3. Andrei says:

    (1) Who are Ded Moroz & Snegurochka

    (2) Who was the real St Nicholas, where and when did he live?

    (3) Where will you find the story of the magi?

    (4) Where will you find the story of the Shepherds visiting the infant Jesus in the Stable (Cave)?

    (5) What are the meanings of the gifts brought by the magi?

  4. J Bloggs says:

    1) From Shakespeare’s The Tempest , what title is rightfully Prospero’s ?

    2) In the Warhammer 40,000 universe, which legion had it’s homeworld on the planet Prospero?

    3) Which Edgar Allen Poe story is set in the manor of Prince Prospero?

    4) Which planet has a moon named Prospero?

    5) By what title is Prospero Lorenzo Lambertini (1675-1758) better known as?

  5. Will says:

    1.Duke of Milan

    2. The Thousand Sons. (according to nerdy son)

    3. Masque of Red Death, I think.

    4. Have to guess. Saturn.

    5. No clue.

    Interesting questions.

  6. Teletext says:

    Andrei

    1. Ded Moroz is Grandfather Frost or the Slavic version of Father Christmas and Snegurochka is his granddaughter helper.

    2. He was a Greek Bishop who lived in Myra which was part of Asia Minor but is now part of Turkey.

    3. As the Maji were the 3 wise men, I assume in the Bible

    4. Again, I assume in the Bible

    5. Gold was associated with Kings and they believed that Jesus was the King of Kings; Frankincense was used in worship in churches and showed that people worshiped Jesus; Myrrh was used as a perfume on dead bodies and showed that Jesus would die.

    J Bloggs, to complete Will’s answers

    5. Pope Benedict I think #14

  7. homepaddock says:

    Andrei #3 The Journey of the Magi by T.S. Eliot –
    “A cold coming we had of it,
    Just the worst time of the year
    For a journey, and such a long journey: . . .

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