Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Nik Nak’s Weekly Teaser — 20-7-2016: Walking on the Moon

Hmmm … 

Am I the only person having trouble?


I’ve tried getting through to Wikipedia and the Creative site … 

And I’m definitely having trouble.

Either my router’s going home — which wouldn’t surprise me — or something’s happening to the ’Net.


At any rate … ?

It’s Wednesday.

Which means it‘s time for the Brentwood Gazette’s Weekly Teaser.

Here’s this week’s: covered by the Creative Commons License* …
Q1) 20th July saw the first men walk on the Earth’s Moon.   In which year of the 1960s?
Q2) Name either of those first two men.
Q3) Which member of the crew stayed on the orbiting command module?
Q4) That command module took its name from a craft in a book by which Frenchman … ?
Q5) More to the point, what was the command module called: Columbia, Magenta or Riff Raff?
Q6) What was the name of the landing craft … ?
Q7) Lander, command module and crew were a Saturn what rocket: Saturn 4, Saturn 5 or Saturn 6?
Q8) Given what mission designation: Apollo Ten, Eleven or Twelve … ?
Q9) Which US president was the one to announce the US would be heading for the moon?
Q10) Finally … the landing craft land in the Sea of where: Tranquillity, Serenity or Cognitum?
Here’s last week’s questions and answers …
Q1) Saturday, 13th July, saw the Live Aid benefit gig performed.   The money earned was use to help the people of which African Country?
Q2) The concert was held in Wembley Stadium in London: and the JFK Stadium in which Pennsylvanian city?
Q3) Which band opened Live Aid?
Q4) Which rock band were first on stage?
Q5) Who was the only member of The Beatles to perform at Wembley?
Q6) Who was the only person to appear, on the day, both at Wembley and JFK stadiums?
Q7) Which US rocker famously declined to appear, stating, afterwards, that he “simply did not realise how big the whole thing was going to be”?
Q8) Which rap band performed ‘Jam Master Jay’ and ‘King Of Rock’ at the US gig?
Q9) Which Cars song had a famously heartbreaking video made for the concert?
Q10) Finally … Live Aid and Band Aid were organized by Bob Geldof of The Boomtown Rats, and Midge Ure.   Ure was the lead singer of which band?
A1) Ethiopia.
A2) Philadelphia.
A3) The Band of The Coldstream Guards.
A4) Status Quo.
A5) Paul McCartney.
A6) Drummer and Genesis member, Phil Collins.
A7) Bruce Springsteen.   (The TWIT … !)
A8) Run DMC.
A9) Drive.
A10) Ultravox.
I hope those are useful.

Have a good week.

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