Thursday, 26 June 2014

The Daily Teaser — 26-6-2014: The UN

Hmmm … 

You know, I think I’ve got a bit of a rush on, this morning.

Get to the job centre, get to Mum’s, yadda, yadda … !

And this is AFTER prepping up for the induction, day, at the Fresh Start course I have to attend for the next two weeks.

Which could be useful, but looks like it’s covering territory covered elsewhere.

Oh, well … guess we’ll have to see what happens.

But let’s move on … 

Yesterday’s Teaser saw both Mr Strict and Debbi* putting in their answers: and managing to tie, both scoring seven out of eight.

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

Here they are, along with the How ToLicense ands video … 

Q1) 26th June saw the signing of the original United Nations Charter: in which year of the 1940s … ?
Q2) The Charter was signed in San Francisco: in which US state is San Francisco … ?
Q3) In the opening line of the Charter, it says that the peoples of the UN will try and save succeeding generations from the scourge of what … ?
Q4) 26th June, 1945, saw the signing of the UN Charter, in San Francisco.   How many of the original members nations signed that day … ?
Q5) What was the only original nation NOT to sign … ?
Q6) That original charter was ratified by the five permanent members of the UN Security Council.   Name any one of those (then) members.
Q7) Two of those permanent members now have new names.   What are either of those nations now called … ?
Q8) The UN Security Council has 15 members all told.   The ten non-permanent members are all appointed by which UN organ … ?
Q9) Name any of the six official languages of the United Nations … 
Q10) Who’s the current Secretary General of the United Nations … ?
Here’s yesterday’s questions and answers …
Q1) 25th June, 1953, saw which English serial killer sentenced to death … ?
Q2) The killer was hanged at which prison … ?
Q3) The killer lived — and committed some of his murders — in a flat at 10, Rillington Place.   The flat was in which area of London: Notting Hill, Ladbroke Grove or Kensal Green?
Q4) 10, Rillington Place was also the name of the film — and book — about the killer.   Who played the killer, in the film … ?
Q5) Who wrote the book that the film is based on … ?
Q6) Two of the victims were mother and daughter, Beryl and Geraldine Evans.   Who — originally — had been falsely accursed of murdering them?
A6) Beryl’s husband, and Geraldine’s father, Timothy Evans.
Q7) The innocence of the alleged killer was a contributing factor in the UK’s suspension of what … ?
A7) The Death Sentence.
Q8) Finally … how many known victims did the killer have?
A8) Eight.
I’ll leave you with this, rather loud tune … 

And this thought …

“I hope the United Nations will ever remain the supreme forum of peace and justice, the authentic seat of freedom.”
Pope John Paul 2nd.
Enjoy your day … 

*        I’ll look forward to it, Debbi … !

1 comment:

Debbi said...

I'll put it up tomorrow! Be on the lookout! :)

1. 1945
2. California
3. war
4. 50
5. Poland
6. the UK
7. Russia
8. the General Assembly
9. French
10. Ban Ki-moon

PS: It features an ... interesting video. :D