Friday, 27 May 2016

Nik Nak’s Daily Teaser — 27-5-2016


I HATE that, when that happens!

I forgot to put my alarm on, last night!

Which means, of course, that I’m late up: and late getting started on this post.

Still … 

At least I’m not going to be late for work: I don’t actually start until four … !


But let’s move on, shall we?

Yesterday’s Teaser saw Olga* and Debbi† putting in their answers: with both scoring five out of five.

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

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

Q1) Malcolm 4th was crowned as King of Scotland: on 27th May, 1153.   He’s known as Malcolm the what: Manly, Mayday or Maiden?
Q2) Jomo Kenyatta was named as Kenya’s first Prime Minister: on 27th May, 1963.   Who is the current Kenyan president?
Q3) An army led by Giuseppe Garibaldi attacked Palermo: on 27th May, 1860.   As part of the campaign to unify what’s now which European country?
Q4) 27th May, 1971, saw the birth of actor, Paul Bettany.   Bettany played Charles Darwin in which 2009 film?
Q5) Finally … The 1917 code of Canon Law was announced: on 27th May, 1917.   The Code was the first comprehensive Canon Law.   Of which Church: the Church of England, the Ethiopian Coptic Church or Roman Catholic Church?
Here’s yesterday’s questions and answers …
Q1) 26th May, 1868, saw the execution of Michael Barrett: at the last public hanging in the UK.   His execution was because of his involvement with an explosion in Clerkenwell, in London.   Carried out, by he, and members of what: the Freemasons, the Tooting Popular Front or the Fenians?
A1) The Fenians.
Q2) 26th May, 1896 saw the coronation of Nicholas 2nd: as Tsar of all the Russias.   He was the last Tsar: as last Tsar of which dynasty?
Q3) 26th May, 1906, saw the opening of Vauxhall Bridge.   The bridge goes across which river?
A3) The .
Q4) Willandra National Park was formally set up: on 26th May, 1972.   The park is in which country?
A4) Australia.
Q5) Finally … 26th May, 1950, saw what end, in the UK: fuel rationing, banana rationing or tea rationing?
I’ll leave you with this thought …
“Great animation can never save a bad story but a good story can save bad animation.”
Bob Godfrey, 27 May 1921 – 21 February 2013.
One of Bob Godfrey’s finest … 

And this tune from Christopher Lee … 

Have a good day!

*        Hi Olga: just keeping my fingers crossed you Mother’s operation went OK!

†        OK, the Aussie nation anthem, Debbi!?   I won’t mention it to @BudgetDude … !


Olga Nunez Miret said...

Q1) The Maiden
Q2) Uhuru Kenyatta
Q3) Italy
Q4) Creation (I missed that one)
Q5) Roman Catholic Church
Thanks, Paul. Yes, it did. The wound hadn't healed yesterday but today they've given the OK. She has to go back on the 20th of June and carry on with drops and then they might tell us when they'll operate the right eye (although it could be months...). Vision already clearer that's a relief.

Debbi said...

Thank you! I'm sure he'd get the joke! ;-)

1. Maiden
2. Uhuru Kenyata
3. Italy
4. Creation
5. Roman Catholic Church