Alan Trewartha

15
Jan 19

Wiki-illiams Quizz 2018. Round 16

FT7 comments • 44 views

Which island or island group:

1 Gained psittacine relief?

2 Was discovered on New Year’s Day?

3 Had an Imperial association with an eminent MHK?

4 Take their name from a mainland feature 450km distant?

»
More

14
Jan 19

Wiki-illiams Quizz 2018. Round 15

FT7 comments • 71 views

1 Which entomologist was lost in the Grimpen Mire?

2 Who drowned, aged 29, when his schooner, Don Juan, sank?

3 Who succumbed to the whirlpools of the Seine on June 7 1832?

4 Who fell fatally into a weeping brook from a broken willow branch?

»
More

13
Jan 19

Wiki-illiams Quizz 2018. Round 14

FT5 comments • 68 views

Which seat of learning is named after:

1 A canonised bishop?

2 A Glaswegian fur-trader?

3 A slave trader and corrupt Indian administrator?

4 An excommunicated Friend and telegraph pioneer?

»
More

12
Jan 19

Wiki-illiams Quizz 2018. Round 13

FT3 comments • 70 views

Which hospital:

1 Was a beneficiary of the South Sea Bubble?

2 Recalls an alternative title of Princess Diana?

3 Was built as a memorial to a solicitor’s wife at Moor Edge?

4 Was renamed after a Welsh surgeon and a pioneering English nurse?

»
More

11
Jan 19

Wiki-illiams Quizz 2018. Round 12

FT8 comments • 78 views

1 Who was allowed a gill of beer a day?

2 Who viewed his domain upon Arkindale Side?

3 With what birth defect was Greene’s corvid assassin afflicted?

4 Whose gait was likened to that of a gentleman with exceedingly tight footwear?

»
More

10
Jan 19

Wiki-illiams Quizz 2018. Round 11

FT13 comments • 134 views

1 What was reduced by 20 in 1967?

2 What urges adhesion to the desk on terra firma?

3 What prohibited shoes or boots with spikes or springs?

4 What postulates that individuals in warmer climates have longer limbs?

»
More

9
Jan 19

Wiki-illiams Quizz 2018. Round 10

FT5 comments • 69 views

(Into the 2nd half now, come on…)

1 Where is the Blue Slipper?

2 Where did nightingales warble and sing?

3 From where were the boys evacuated to Brantwood?

4 Where did Sophie’s grandson find the window too narrow?

»
More

8
Jan 19

Wiki-illiams Quizz 2018. Round 9

FT11 comments • 108 views

1 Who wrote about the polymath, Joseph Bologne?

2 Whose prestige product honours a former naval person?

3 Who progressed from Arras via Sens and Rouen to finally settle in Avignon?

4 Who was the life and soul of King’s Abbot, but was stabbed by the local GP?

»
More

7
Jan 19

Wiki-illiams Quizz 2018. Round 7 (really)

FT11 comments • 101 views

Which periodical:

1 Was found under Adrian’s bed by his mother?

2 Provided Mr Finch with a £10 prize for solving a crossword?

3 Carried the headline DIAR KNAB NI EFIL OT THGUORB EERHT?

4 Published an ode by the poet laureate to the seasonal fluctuation of its sales?

»
More

6
Jan 19

Wiki-illiams Quizz 2018. Round 7 8

FT8 comments • 179 views

(GAH – I published 7 and 8 out of order, soz like)

1 What was likely to give Pistol indigestion?

2 What proved to be soporific for Benjamin and his family?

3 What was dismissed as no more than a college-educated relative?

4 What, according to the hookah-smoking larva, can variably influence height?

»
More