Wednesday, 11 February 2015

The Brentwood Gazette’s Weekly Teaser — 11-2-2015: The Resignation

Right … 

It’s RUSH time … !

Mostly where, frankly … ?

I’m off to work in a couple of ticks.

For a nice and LONG shift … !


I’ve also got dinner on the go.


So, without much ado … ?

Here’s THIS week’s Papal questions: covered by the usual Creative Commons License* …
Q1) 11th February, 2013, saw who announce his resignation as Pope?
Q2) In which year was he elected Pope?
Q3) What name was he born under?
Q4) As with most other Popes, the outgoing one was elected: by a body consisting of which members of the Church?
Q5) When electing a pope, that group is called a what?
Q6) Who did our outgoing Pope replace?
Q7) Who was elected as our outgoing Pope’s successor, in 2013?
Q8) What’s the name of the church that these men have been head of?
Q9) That church was supposed to have been founded by which saint?
Q10) The only two other Popes are Bishops of long established Churches in North Africa: and head churches based in which Egyptian city?
Here’s last week’s questions and answers …
Q1) 4th February saw the founding of Facebook: in which year of the 21st Century?
Q2) The site was founded by a group of college room-mates: from which American University: Yale, Harvard or UCLA?
Q3) The founders included Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz, Chris Hughes and Facebook’s current CEO.   Who IS the CEO?
Q4) What was Facebook originally called?
Q5) Facebook was initially for students.   In which year did it open for the general public: 2005, 2006 or 2007?
Q6) Amongst many things, you can do what to your Facebook friends: peel them, poke them or slap them?
Q7) What does Facebook have: a ‘Like’ button, a ‘Follow’ feature or a ‘Places’ feature?
Q8) Facebook is a social network.   What’s Russian biggest social network: Nexopia, Vkontakte or Orkut?
Q9) Which site limits its users to 140 character ‘tweets’?
Q10) Finally … What was the name of the 2010 film about the founding of Facebook?
A1) 2004.
A2) Harvard.
A3) Mark Zuckerburg.
A4) Thefacebook.
A5) 2006.
A6) Poke.   (Personally, I miss being able to throw sheep at people: the feature should be introduced!!)
A7) Actually?   All three.
A8) Vkontakte.   (Nexopia is Chinese, whilst Orkut has a largely South American userbase.)
A9) Twitter.
A10) ‘The Social Network’.
Enjoy those: I’ll catch you later.

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