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Some More Trivia…. October 27, 2005

Posted by dhar in Misc.
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1. What is the claim to fame of Sir Christopher Standish?

2. His father served as a cabin boy to Christopher Columbus, discovered desert mesa which became known as “Walker’s Table” and was later killed in a fateful pirate raid. His son married Christopher Columbus’ grand-daughter Marabella. Who are we talking about?

3. Connect the following: Jimmy Wells, Melville Horton, Prince Pepe, Matt Matton, Prince Bey, Dr Kirk and Prince Hali.

4. Where would you find the following treasures: The diamond drinking cup of Alexander the Great, King Arthur’s sword Excalibur, the mummified asp that Cleopatra used to commit suicide, Cleopatra’s wedding ring, the golden laurel wreath Mark Antony gave to Julius Caesar, Charlemagne’s crown, Cleopatra’s wedding ring, the original script of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, the pen used by Shakespeare to write Romeo and Juliet and the lyre of blind poet Homer?

5. He was believed to be the costliest and fastest horse in the world, and was initially owned by the Maharajah of Nimpore. The question is simple: name the horse.

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1. Kapil Lalwani - October 28, 2005

is there a common theme to all these quesitions?

might help target my thinking !

laloo

2. Dhar - October 28, 2005

Yes Lals, there is a commom theme. But unfortunately if I give away the theme, the answers will be become obvious.

Cheers,
D.

3. Piyush Garyali - October 28, 2005

This is the Phantom special

1. He was the first Phantom
2. Sir Christopher Standish
3. Diana Palmer
4. The Skull Cave
5. Hero!!

4. Dhar - October 28, 2005

Nice one Piyush… 🙂

Cheers,
D.


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