Wednesday, 23 October 2013

The Brentwood Gazette’s Weekly Teaser — 23-10-2013: Parliamentary Matters.

Rush, Rush, Rush, rush RUSH … !

Did I tell you I blog … ?

A lot … ?

You’d guessed, hadn’t you … ?

And RIGHT at the moment, I’m feeling a touch rushed: as I realise I’ve left posting up this week’s Gazette Teaser: which means a hold up in getting the videos done for my main SDaily Teaser.

Yoicks … !

So, without much further ado … ?

Here’s this weeks Parliamentary Questions* …

Q1) 23rd October saw the first meeting of the Parliament of Great Britain.   In which year of the 1700s … ?
Q2) More to the point, name either of the Parliaments it replaced … ?
Q3) Those parliaments were replaced by laws called the Acts of what: onion, bunion or union … ?
Q4) In which Royal Palace did the Parliament of Great Britain meet … ?
Q5) More to the point, the House Of Commons meets in what was Saint Stephens’ … what … ?
Q6) The Parliament of Great Britain was eventually replaced by the Parliament of where … ?
Q7) More to the point, in which year was this … ?
Q8) The latter parliament was formed when which Kingdom’s Parliament joined up … ?
Q9) The House Of Commons is the Lower House of Parliament, in all its various forms: what’s the upper house called … ?
Q10) Finally … What’s the emblem of Parliament … ?

Here’s last weeks Disneyfied Questions and answers … !

Q1) 16th October saw the founding of the Walt Disney Company, by Walt Disney and his older brother: what was the older brother’s first name … ?
Q2) More to the point, in which year was the company founded … ?
Q3) What was the name of the first Disney cartoon character: Mickey Mouse, Oswald the Luck Rabbit, or Goofy … ?
Q4) As I’ve mentioned Mickey … What had Walt originally being going to call him … ?
Q5) The Disney brothers famously introduced which bad-tempered duck in 1934?
Q6) Which Disney film — while it was being made — was known as ‘Walt’s Folly’ … ?
Q7) Disney subsidiary, Touchstone Pictures, made Tim Burton film, ‘The Nightmare Before …’ what … ?
Q8) In which Disney film does the song, ‘When I See An Elephant Fly’ feature … ?
Q9) What was the first Disney film to feature no human characters … ?
Q10) Finally … what’s the name of Disney’s most recently released film … ?
A1) Roy.
A2) 1923.
A3) Oswald the Luck Rabbit.
A4) Mortimer Mouse.
A5) Donald Duck.
A6) Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs.’
A7) Christmas.
A8) Dumbo.’
A9) Robin Hood.’
A10) Wreck-It Ralph.’

Links are on the Gazette’s two sites: enjoy those!

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