Wednesday, 13 April 2016

The Brentwood Gazette’s Weekly Teaser — 13-4-2016: Tiger Tiger

Right … 

I’m going to be a man of few words, today: as I’m off to work in a second.

I’ve got SOMETHING of an early start, today: and want to make a packed lunch for when I get there.


With that said … ?

Let’s get a move on … 


Here’s this week’s Weekly Teaser: covered, as ever, by the Creative Commons License* …
Q1) 13th April saw Tiger Woods win the Masters Tournament.   The Tournament is held at which course?
Q2) Tournament, course, and Tiger himself, are in — or from — which country?
Q3) Tiger’s first win was in which year of the 1990s?
Q4) When did Tiger LAST win the Masters?
Q5) As part of his prize, Tiger would’ve won what colour jacket?
Q6) At the time of writing† — early March, 2016 — there’s only one player to have won the Masters six times.   Who is he?
Q7) Tiger, himself, has won the tournament four times.   The only other player to have done this, is Arnold … who?
Q8) Who — at the time of writing† — was the last British winner of the Masters?
Q9) The Masters is one of four Major Golf Tournaments.   Name one of the other three.
Q10) Finally … at the time of writing† — again, early March, 2016 — who was the Masters Champion?   (He won in 2015.)
Here’s last week’s questions and answers …
Q1) 6th April saw ABBA win Eurovision.   In which year of the 1970s?
Q2) Where were the band from: Norway, Sweden or Denmark?
Q3) Where was the contest held, that year: Brighton, Bristol or Birmingham?
Q4) The band’s name was an acronym: with each letter representing one of the members.   Name one of the members.
Q5) The band’s winning song was called Waterloo.   The song takes its name from the Battle of … where … ?
Q6) The song also featured on ABBA’s second album.   What was that LP called: Ring RingWaterloo or ABBA?
Q7) The song, itself, reached which number in the UK Charts?
Q8) The band’s next UK Top Forty hit — I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do — got to where: 37, 38 or 39?
Q9) There’s been a musical — both on stage and on film — named after one ABBA song.   Which ABBA song?
Q10) Finally … what was the name of ABBA’s last UK number one?
A1) 1974.
A2) Sweden.
A3) Brighton.
A4) Singer, Agnetha Fältskog, songwriter and guitarist, Björn Ulvaeus, writer and keyboard player, Benny Andersson and singer, Anni-Fryd Lynstad.
A5) The Battle of Waterloo.   (OK … Who said the Battle of Jenkins’ Ear … ?)
A6) Waterloo.
A7) Number 1.
A8) 38.
A9) Mamma Mia.
A10) The Winner Takes It All.   (Purely as a matter of personal opinion?  I think it’s the best thing they ever did.)
Enjoy those.

Come back next week!

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†        Please note that I’m stressing at the time of writing.   Those who take an interest in these things will note the current Masters champion — and most recent British holder of the title — is Danny Willetts.

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