Sunday, 10 March 2013

The Daily Teaser — 10-3-2013

You HAVE to love an iPod.

No, seriously, you do!

I have to admit, I rented another movie, last night, and watched it on my iPod.

Hooked up to my TV, of course.

I’ll have the write up done, late, but if you rent a film called Orcs, expect seriously silly!

Let’s get moving on, shall we … ?

Yes, let’s … !


Yesterday’s Teaser saw Debbi* putting in her answers: along with putting up her last post, here, she also bagged 6 out of 6.

Let’s see how she — and you — do with today’s questions, shall we?

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

Q1) 10th March, 1804, saw the Louisiana Purchase: the purchase of the Louisiana Territory by whom … ?
Q2) Which country sold the Territory to them … ?
Q3) 10th March, 1922, saw who arrested for Sedition … ?
Q4) 10th March, 1977, saw rings discovered around the planet, Uranus.   Name any of the other three planets in our Solar system, that have rings.
Q5) 10th March, 1957, saw the birth of terrorist, Osama bin Laden: which Middle Eastern country was he from … ?
Q6) And finally … 10th March, 1990, saw Prosper Avril ousted, in a coup.   As President of which country … ?
And here’s yesterday’s questions and answers …
Q1) 9th March, 632AD saw the Prophet Muhammad deliver the Khuṭbatu l-Wadā: his Farewell Sermon, in other words.  Near which mountain … ?
A1) Mount Ararat.
Q2) Followers of Islam — the religion Muhammad founded — are called what … ?
A2) A Muslim.
Q3) What’s the name for the Islamic holy book … ?
A3) The Qu’ran.
Q4) That book’s name translate’s — roughly — as what: the recitation,  the delivery or the monologue … ?
A4) The Recitation.
Q5) Muhammad is regarded as the last and most recent of prophets.   Who do his followers generally regard as being the first … ?
A5) The Biblical Adam.
Q6) And finally … to which city must Muhammad’s followers make a once-in-a-lifetime pilgrimage … ?
A6) Mecca.
I’ll leave you with this quote from Chuck Norrisª …
“Sometimes the things we want most are the hardest to get. That means you need to be even more determined to succeed. That's what it takes to be a winner. You have to want it bad enough to stick with it no matter how tough things get.”
Chuck Norris, born March 10, 1940
And with this turn from singer, Carrie Underwood … 

Enjoy your Sunday … !

*        My pleasure, Debbi: glad to be able to help … !

ª        So tough, the word ‘tough’ runs away, whenever he turns up … 

1 comment:

Debbi said...

Thanks, Paul! :)

1. the U.S.
2. France
3. Mahatma Gandhi
4. Jupiter, Saturn, and Neptune
5. Saudi Arabia
6. Haiti

I hope you like the post I put on my usual blog on Sunday. :)