Saturday, 2 December 2017

Nik Nak’s Daily Teaser — 2nd December, 2017

You know … you can tell it’s getting nearer to Christmas, can’t you?

Or, at least, I can.

The big clue?

Is that it’s December.

Which is a start.

The other one … ?

Is quite simply the amount of things I’m buying from Amazon!

Presents are always the the big clue.

Especially Star Wars posters.

I can’t think who they’re for … !


Let’s move on, shall we?

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

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

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

Q1) 2nd December, 1697, saw the consecration of Saint Paul’s Cathedral.   Is Saint Paul’s the fourth, fifth or sixth cathedral?
Q2) 2nd December, 1999, saw the UK government devolve power: to the body that governed which of the UK’s home nations?
Q3) Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah and Umm al-Quwain formed a new country: on 2nd December, 1971.   Which new country?
Q4) 2nd December, 1825, saw the birth of Pedro 2nd.   Pedro was the 2nd, and last, Emperor of where?
Q5) Finally … Charles Dickens gave his first public reading in the USA, on 2nd December, 1867: in the Tremont Temple.   Temple and reading were in  which Massachusetts city?
Here’s yesterday’s questions and answers … 

Q1) 1st December is Worlds AIDS Day.   The HIV that causes AIDS, affects what: the nerves, immune system or lungs?
Q2) David Ben-Gurion, first Prime Minister, and founding father of, Israel, died on 1st December, 1973.   He’d been born in which country?
A2) Poland.
Q3) 1st December, 1986, saw the UK government order an inquiry into which brewers?
A3) Guinness.
Q4) The Fredensborg sank on 1st December, 1768.   For most of it’s career, the ship had been what: a opium transport, tea clipper or slave ship?
Q5) Finally … Shaw University was founded: on 1st December, 1865.   It was the first US university to educate whom: Irish Americans, African Americans or Chinese Americans?
Here’s a thought …
“If you wait this long to put an album out, you’d better be sure you tried your best.”
Nelly Furtado, December 2, 1978.
And — with Nelly doing the double — a song … 

Today’s questions will be answered in tomorrow’s Teaser.

Have a good day … 

*        You can’t go throwing curdled cheese at the President, Debbi!   The splatter effect would hit innocent cameramen!   No!   You want a good hard cheddar!   Bruising!  Ahem … !   (You know, cow pies can have quite an edge … )


Olga Nunez Miret said...

Q1) Fifth
Q2) Northern Ireland
Q3) The United Arab Emirates
Q4) Brazil
Q5) Boston
A bit later than usual but I've made it! I hope you are all OK. Still dragging the cold and voice not too good. But...
Enjoy your Xmas shopping!

Debbi said...

Good thinking, Paul! Cheddar goes well with tomato, too! :)

1. fifth
2. Scotland
3. United Arab Emirates
4. Brazil
5. Boston