Monday, August 28, 2006
[britain] your turn for nine questions
1] Where did Sir Francis Drake land when he once claimed California for Queen Elizabeth I of England?
2] Which British sovereign first took up residence in Buckingham Palace and what was it then known as?
3] What happened in 1857 in Britain which eased the condition of women?
4] Which great city owes its existence to a little ford?
5] You know the Bank of England's nickname but what the actual name of the woman?
6] What do 1851 and public toilets have to do with each other?
7] What ship, designed for the Hungarian emigrant service, came to the rescue of another in 1912?
8] Who created the jingle for the Star Spangled Banner?
9] In the days of Peeping Tom, what was Godiva’s real name?
Answers tomorrow morning.