Wednesday, 28 September 2016

Nik Nak’s Daily Teaser — 28-9-2016

Right … 

I’ve an early start, this morning.

Believe it or not, I’ve got an interview, today.

In Canary Wharf, of all places.

Hopefully … ?

Hopefully, if I bag it, the company’s willing to pay transport costs for its employees.

That would make taking it a lot easier.


But let’s move on, shall we?

Yesterday’s Teaser saw Olga* and Debbi† putting in their answers: with both scoring five out of five.

Let’s see how everyone does with today’s questions, shall we?

Here they are, along with the How To, License and video … 

Q1) Which noted philosopher was born: on 28th September, 551 BC?
Q2) Riots broke out in Jerusalem: on 28th September, 2000.   When hardline Jewish politician, Ariel Sharon, visited where?
Q3) 500, 000 Ulster protestants signed the Ulster Covenant: on 28th September, 1912.   The signees was protesting against what: Irish Home Rule, the Easter Uprising or Canada’s dominion status?
Q4) The Falcon 1, the first privately operated spacecraft, was launched: on 28th September, 2008.   By a company called what?
Q5) Finally … A High Court Judge declared the Miner’s Strike of 1984/5, illegal: on 28th September, 1984.   Because the Miners union had neglected to hold a what?
Here’s yesterday’s questions and answers …
Q1) The musical, Hair, opened in the UK: on 27th September, 1968.   But in which West End theatre?
A1) The Shaftesbury.
Q2) Richard Stallman announced his GNU project: on 27th September, 1983.   The project aimed to produce what: an operating system, an email client or a web-browser?
A2) An operating system.
Q3) 27th September is World Tourism Day.   According to Wikipedia, which European country got the most tourist visits, in 2015?
A3) France.
Q4) 27th September, 1937, saw the death — by shooting — of the last of a species of tiger.   Which species of tiger?
A4) The Bali tiger.
Q5) Finally … 27th September, 1954, saw the broadcast of the original version of US hit, The Tonight Show.   Originally presented by Steve Allen, who now presents the show?
I’ll leave you with this thought …
“I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful, much adulated, very famous, and very unhappy.”
Brigitte Bardot, born 28th September, 1934.
And this song … 

Enjoy your day!

*        Cheers, Olga!   (Here’s hoping today’s goes well!)

†        Never a truer word, Debbi!   (Oh, wish me luck: I’ve another interview!)


Olga Nunez Miret said...

Q1) Confucius
Q2) Temple Mount (or Al-Aqsa Mosque to Muslims)
Q3) The Third Irish Home Rule
Q4) Space X
Q5) A union ballot

Good luck! And thanks for the music!

Debbi said...

I see! Knock 'em dead! :)

1. Confucius
2. the Al-Aqsa mosque
3. Irish Home Rule
4. SpaceX
5. ballot