Wednesday, 18 November 2015

The Brentwood Gazette’s Weekly Teaser — 18-11-2015: Jonestown

Right … 

I’m actually moving rather rapidly, at the mo.

I’ve just realised something.

Yes … 

I’ve run out of milk, and need to go and get some … !



So, without much further ado … ?

Here’s this week’s Weekly Teaser: covered by the usual Creative Commons License* …
Q1) 18th November was the date of the notorious Jonestown Massacre: who was this instigated by?
Q2) In which year of the 1970s did the deaths occur … ?
Q3) What was the name of the group he led to do this … ?
Q4) Leo Ryan was killed during the massacre: what was he?
Q5) In which country was Jonestown?
Q6) The country is on which continent?
Q7) The group had moved there from which US city … ?
Q8) The deaths were mostly caused by Flavor Aid laced with Valium, Chloral Hydrate, Phenergan and what else … ?
Q9) What WAS Flavor Aid?
Q10) Finally … What was the name of the 2013 film said to have been inspired by the Jonestown massacre?
Here’s last week’s questions and answers …
Q1) November 11th saw the Armistice that ended World War 1; in which year?
Q2) More to the point, in which year was the Treaty of Versailles, that formally ended the war?
Q3) In recent years, Australia has given more prominence to ANZAC Day; on which date of the year IS ANZAC Day?
Q4) The Cenotaph is in which London Street?
Q5) More to the point, who designed the Cenotaph?
Q6) What bugle call is played, immediately after the Two Minute Silence on Remembrance Sunday?
Q7) Which British colony was the first — in 1915 — to send a unit to fight in World War 1?
Q8) 11th November is the Feast day of a saint who turned to the peaceful life of a monk, after giving up his career as a soldier.   Which Saint: Saint Martin of Tours, Saint Martin or Braga or Saint Martin de Porres?
Q9) What’s the French equivalent to the Red Poppy traditionally worn on Remembrance Day?
Q10) How is  Armistice Day known in the USA?
A1) 1918.
A2) 1919.
A3) 25th April.
A4) Whitehall.
A5) Sir Edwin Lutyens.
A6) The Last Post.
A7) Bermuda.
A8) Saint Martin of Tours.
A9) The Bleuet or Cornflower.
A10) Veterans Day.
Have a good week: I’ll catch you later … 

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