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Friday - - Mind Games -

Each of these is a quiz ques­tion in its own right, but the an­swers con­nect to a com­mon theme, which could be any­thing from plumb straight­for­ward to bizarrely lat­eral. 1 What are tra­di­tion­ally spring, sum­mer, au­tumn and win­ter, and hu­mor­ously salt, pep­per, mus­tard and vine­gar? 2 What name was given to four se­nior Com­mu­nist Party of­fi­cials (who in­cluded then Chair­man Mao’s wife Jiang Qing) who were ar­rested on a charge of trea­son?

3 Baguette, roti, naan and pumper­nickel are all types of what?

4 A phrase from the first stanza of The Bat­tle Hymn of the Repub­lic by Ju­lia Ward Howe be­came the ti­tle of which 1962 No­bel Prize-win­ning book by John Stein­beck? 5 What fills the blanks in this quote from an 1897 speech by Theodore Roo­sevelt: “Ev­ery man among us is more fit to meet the du­ties and re­spon­si­bil­i­ties of ci­ti­zen­ship be­cause of the per­ils over which, in the past, the na­tion has tri­umphed; be­cause of the _____ _____ ___ _____, the labour and the an­guish, through which, in the days that have gone, our fore­fa­thers moved on to tri­umph.” bands rock of names are All link The

Tears and Sweat Blood, 5

Wrath of Grapes The 4

Bread 3 Four of Gang The 2 Sea­sons Four The 1


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