Five-minute quiz

The Southland Times - - Opinion - 1. 1. Girls who wear glasses; 2. Gore; 3. Scan­di­navia; 4. The en­trance; 5. Ire­land; 6. John Hurt; 7. Mt Ve­su­vius; 8. The 1980s; 9. Hil­lary Clin­ton; 10.

Com­plete the fol­low­ing line from the Amer­i­can wit Dorothy Parker: ‘‘Men sel­dom make passes at . . . ’’

2. In what South Is­land town would you visit the Hokonui Moon­shine Mu­seum?

3. The word ‘‘skol’’ is used as a toast in what group of coun­tries?

4. Does the name Golden Gate re­fer to the en­trance to San Fran­cisco Bay, or the bridge that crosses it?

5. Leo Varad­kar is prime minister of what Euro­pean Union coun­try?

6. Who played the ti­tle char­ac­ter in the 1980 film The Ele­phant Man?

7. What vol­cano de­stroyed the Ital­ian city of Pom­peii?

In what decade did the TV shows Roseanne, Se­in­feld and Mar­ried . . . with Chil­dren make their de­buts?

9. Who was Amer­ica’s Sec­re­tary of State be­tween 2009 and 2013?

10. In what 1968 soul mu­sic hit did the singer leave his home in Ge­or­gia and head for the Frisco Bay? Dock of the Bay. I caved re­cently and em­ployed a gar­dener to over­haul my sec­tion. I strug­gled with a de­ci­sion and ber­ated my­self for be­ing ‘‘lazy’’ and ‘‘fail­ing’’ for not be­ing able to main­tain the sec­tion my­self. Yet there’s a les­son here for ev­ery­one. And, it’s not just about gar­den­ing. Some­times, it’s not pos­si­ble to do ev­ery­thing all of the time like you used to. Some­times you need help in life, and it’s okay to reach out and ask for it. Have a good week­end. #our­south­land [email protected]


Lums­den Pool pat­terns and re­flec­tions about to be dis­turbed by school chil­dren back in 2014.

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