Byline: Mike Harris
1 How many identical faces has a dodecahedron ? Is it 6, 9, 12 or 15 ? 2 For what macabre reason do the young Komodo dragons spend their formative years largely in trees ? 3 In the world of St Andrew's Open golf why might these statistics be seen as figurative bookends ? 1895/322 and 2005/274.
4 The missing word from these quotations is identical. What is it ? i) "******* is an imposition a, reining in of freedom", ii)"*******s, after all are only induced epidemics", iii)******* is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to change it every six months", iv) "******* exists for women with no taste, etiquette, for people with no breeding", and, v) ******* is something barbarous for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit."
5 Attach surnames to these well-known/ English Test triple initial cricketers - DCS (Middlesex), RMH (Hampshire), KWR (Essex), APE (Kent), GAR (Surrey) JDF (Northants), JSE (Middlesex), GRJ (Surrey), MJK (Warwickshire) and RGD (Surrey) 6 Explain an Italian word connection between say, a tiramisu and a late C18th/ early C19th table centre.
10 The filial relationships are i) father and son, ii) father and daughter, iii) mother & son, iv) mother & daughter, v) brothers, vi) sisters and vii) brother and sister. QUIZOPEDIA ANSWERS Mike Harris 7 What profession, in particular, uses hemispheriums? 8 Identify what, architecturally/ historically-speaking, the following have in common? Bowyer, Brick, Martin, Constable, Broad Arrow, Salt, Lanthorn, Wakefield, Bell, Beauchamp, Devereaux and Flint? 9 Name the vein which brings the deoxygenated blood from the head back to the heart via the superior vena cava.
10 Describe the filial relationships between these members of English/British royalty; i) William I & Henry I, ii) Henry VIII & Elizabeth I, iii) Queen Victoria & Edward VII, iv) Elizabeth II & The Princess Royal, v) Edward VIII & George VI, vi) Mary I & Elizabeth I and, vii) Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales and Princess Elizabeth. …