Monday, 21 July 2014

The Daily Teaser — 21-7-2014: Artemis


I got up late!

I slept through my alarm … !

I HATE sleeping through my alarm!

Which is a shame, I wanted to take my time, telling you I and my sister were at a cinema in Romford, last night.

Watching the streamed version of the live show, these guys were doing.

But let’s move on.

Yesterday’s Teaser saw Debbi* putting in her answers: and scoring four out of five.

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

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

Q1) 21st July, 356 BC saw the destruction of the Temple of Artemis: one of the Seven Wonders of the World.   The Temple was in a city called what?
Q2) That city was in what was called Anatolia.   Anatolia is in which modern country … ?
Q3) Artemis was a goddess of which ancient people: the Ancient Greeks, Romans or Egyptians?
Q4) In that people’s mythology, Artemis was the twin sister of whom … ?
Q5) Artemis — and her Roman counterpart — were goddesses of what: the hunt, war or wisdom … ?
Q6) Who was Artemis’ Roman counterpart … ?
Q7) Who writes the Artemis Fowl series of novel … ?
Q8) The HMS Artemis foundered in 1971.   Was the Artemis an aircraft carrier, submarine or seaplane?
Q9) The Artemis is in Berlin, in Germany: and is a legal what?
Q10) Finally … the Artemis Corona is on which planet of our Solar System?
Here’s yesterday’s questions and answers …
Q1) 20th July, 1938, saw the US Department of Justice file an Antitrust case, in New York.   Against which industry: the television industry, arms industry or movie industry?
A1) The movie industry.
Q2) The Viking 1 lander lander on Mars on 20th July: of which year … ?
A2) 1976.
Q3) The first Polaris missile was launched on 20th July, 1960: from the USS George Washington.   Was the USS George Washington an aircraft carrier, a submarine or a battleship?
A3) An submarine.
Q4) 20th July, 1982, saw IRA bombs kill four soldiers and injure 47 people: when they went off in two different London parks.   Name either park.
A4) Hyde Park or Regent’s Park.
Q5) Finally … 20th July, 1989, saw Burma’s most prominent political dissident put under house arrest: by the Burmese military junta.   Who is that dissident?
I’ll leave you with this thought …
“She is life and being, starry-bright, sparkling, blinding, mobile, whose sweet strangeness draws man on the more irresistibly the more disdainfully it dismisses him”
Walter Friedrich Otto, The Homeric Gods: The Spiritual Significance of Greek Religion.
Enjoy the day … 

*        Welcome back, Debbi.   (Did I tell you it’s Monday … ?   I hate Mondays … !)

1 comment:

Debbi said...

I know. Mondays suck!

1. Ephesus
2. Turkey
3. the Ancient Greeks
4. Apollo
5. the hunt
6. Diana
7. Eoin Colfer
8. submarine
9. brothel
10. Venus