MID-WEEK QUIZ ANSWERS

 

  • Here are the answers to the Mid-Week Quiz

(my apologies for the delay — Ed)

  1. Who ran the first sub four minute mile? (Roger Bannister)

 

  1. Edmonton is the capital of which Canadian province? (Alberta)

 

  1. American Senators are elected every 2, 4 or 6 years? (6 years)

 

  1. In which famous book was the phrase some are more equal than others first used? (Animal Farm)

 

  1. What disaster occurred in Ireland in the middle of the 19th century? (The potato famine)

 

  1. Who wrote the music and the lyrics of the song Hallelujah(Leonard Cohen)

 

  1. What are the elements argon, helium, neon, krypton, xenon and radon collectively known as? (inert or noble gases)

 

  1. Why has the Sanoma Valley been in the news lately?  (It’s in the area of the California fires)

 

  1. What are Maus 1 and Maus II?  (graphic novels)

 

  1. What does the Latin phrase ipso facto mean? (in fact)