Wednesday, 25 June 2014

The Brentwood Gazette’s Weekly Teaser — 25-6-2014: Little Big Horn

Well, that’s THAT done: I’m now a learner at Harlow College.

As part of the Brentwood Fresh Start Course.

Hmm … 

It looks like it’s going to cover a lot of different territory, over the fortnight.

Personally … ?

I’m just hoping we cover interview technique.

It could be useful … 

At any rate, it’s Wednesday.

Which means, of course, it’s time for the Brentwood Gazette’s weekly teaser.

Here’s this week’s, covered by the Creative Commons License* …
Q1) 25th June, 1876, saw the start of the Battle of Little Big Horn, between three Native American tribes and forces from which US Army Regiment … ?
Q2) Who led the US Army force … ?
Q3) The Battle is also known as that leader’s ‘Last’ what … ?
Q4) Name any of the three tribes fighting the US Army that day.
Q5) One of the Native American leaders was Lakota priest, Tȟatȟáŋka Íyotake: better know as Sitting who?
Q6) The priest also predicted his people’s victory at the Battle, at a Native American ritual called what: a Ghost Dance, Moon Dance or Sun Dance?
Q7) Another Native leader was Crazy Horse: which tribe was he from?
Q8) The Battle took place in what’s now which US state … ?
Q9) The Battle of Little Big Horn was also known as the Battle of what Creek?
Q10) Finally … and simply … which side won?
Here’s last week’s questions and answers …
Q1) 18th June saw the signing of the SALT 2 treaty: in which year of the 1970s … ?
Q2) The treaty was signed between the world’s two superpower: the USA and the USSR.   What does USA stand for?
Q3) Equally, what does USSR stand for … ?
Q4) What does SALT stand for … ?
Q5) Who was the US president that signed the SALT 2 treaty … ?
Q6) More to the point, who was the USSR’s then leader … ?
Q7) The treaty was signed in which European city: Vienna, Vilnius or Valletta?
Q8) The SALT 1 talks ended with the signing of the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty: in which year … ?
Q9) That treaty was signed by Leonid Brezhnev: and which US President … ?
Q10) Finally … SALT 2 was delayed in the US Senate: when the USSR invaded where … ?
A1) 1979.
A2) United States of America.
A3) Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
A4) Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty.
A5) Peanut growing, UFO spotting, President Jimmy Carter.
A6) Leonid Brezhnev.   (Although Brezhnev’s actual title was ‘General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union’)
A7) Vienna.
A8) 1971.
A9) President Richard Nixon.
A10) Afghanistan.
Enjoy those: I’ll catch you later.

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