Thursday’s quiz

You’re invited to pose the questions.

Anyone who stumps everyone will win a virtual bunch of garden flowers.


4 Responses to Thursday’s quiz

  1. J Bloggs says:

    1) According to popular belief, the size and format of Compact Discs was set to accommodate a performance which piece of music on a single disc?

    2) Which work, by which composer, was re-arranged by Mozart, whose additions were later described by musical scholars as “stucco ornaments on a marble temple”?

    3) Which 3 composers are remembered on July 28 in the Episcopalian calendar of saints?

    4) In what concert would one always expect to hear works by Edward Elgar, Thomas Arne and Hubert Parry performed?

    5) What are the titles commonly given to the sung parts of the 3 works in Q4?

  2. Teletext says:

    J Bloggs

    1. Beethoven’s 9th Symphony

    2. Handel’s Messiah

    3. J S Bach, George Handel and Henry Purcell

    4. The Last Night of the Proms

    5. Elgar: Land of Hope and Glory (Pomp and Circumstance); Arne: Rule Britannia and Parry: Jerusalem

  3. Teletext says:

    1. William Chester Minor is associated with what notable publication?

    2. What nationality was he?

    3. Where was he living during his association with this publication?

    4. Why was he living here?

    5. Prior to his involvement with this publication, what was his occupation and who was his employer?

  4. Andrei says:


    (1) The Oxford English Dictionary

    (2) He was an American army surgeon

    (3) Broadmore? a secure mental hospital anyway.

    (4) He was a killer

    (5) Army Surgeon, US Army

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