Thursday’s quiz

You’re invited to pose the questions. Anyone who stumps everyone will win a virtual batch of chocolate rough.

5 Responses to Thursday’s quiz

  1. J Bloggs says:

    Which modern sports are the following people considered to have played an influential role in their development:

    1) John Graham Chambers and John Sholto Douglas

    2) Jigoro Kano

    3) Dominico Angelo

    4) Katherine Whitney Curtis

    5) Henri Desgrange

    6) Jerry Terwin, Duncan Campbell, Randy Dueck, Paul LeJeune and Chris Sargent

    7) Jack Johnstone and Don Shanahan

  2. Teletext says:

    1. The following were or are rulers of what country, state or area?

    1. Alfred the Great

    2. Edward the Elder

    3. Aethelflaed

    4. Harald V

    5. Hywel the Good or Hywel Dda

  3. Teletext says:

    J Bloggs

    1. As John Sholto Douglas was the 9th Marquess of Queensbury I’d have to say Boxing

    2. Judo

    3. Fencing (swords not farming)

    4. That absolutely enthralling Olympic sport ; Synchronised Swimming

    5. Cycling and more specifically the Tour de France

    6. That spectacular Paralympic sport of Wheelchair Rugby

    7. Triathlon

  4. Will says:

    Oh dear. Will try again.

    1. Wessex.
    2. Alf’s son so Wessex again I presume.
    3. Goodness Knows Sounds very Saxon.
    4. Bound to be Norway.
    5. Wales?

  5. Paranormal says:

    Teletext – further to Will, no 4 is Mercia

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