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Pennant Quiz

Hugo Fletcher
By Hugo Fletcher
December 19, 2018
Quiz

We must own up to a bit of left-hand right-hand in the November 2018 Pennant where we published the wrong set of answers to the May Pennant Quiz. Don’t know how that happened, my apologies and here are the real answers.

1. A snake. 2. Gog and Magog. 3. Achilles. 4. Yggdrasil. 5. Houyhnhnms. 6. Alexander Graham Bell. 7. Mallard. 8. St Pauls. 9. Sir John Suckling. 10. Johannes Gutenberg. 11. Isle of Lewis.12. Rokeby Venus. 13. Falstaff. 14. Micklegate Bar, York. 15. Juniper (portrait is of Ginevra de Benci). 16. Order of the Garter. 17. Harriet Beecher Stowe. 18. All twins. 19. A dragon. 20. Mae West. 21. Carpaccio. 22. Helena Bonham Carter played the former and is related to the latter. 23. Sir Daniel Day Lewis. 24. Lorna Doone. 25. Julian of Norwich. 26. 1966 World Cup Final. 27. Matterhorn. 28. C B Fry. 29. Caber. 30. Paint post boxes gold. 31. Rhode Island. 32. Admiral Byng. 33. Canute. 34. Salute Gessler’s hat. 35. Stealing the Crown Jewels. 36. The slave trade. 37. Lebanon. 38. Trafalgar Square. 39. Crane. 40. Wales. 41. Barnacle Goose. 42. Myrtle. 43. Sir Peter Scott (Ne Ne is the Hawaiian Goose) 44. Sir Joseph Banks. 45. Mary Anning. 46. Raymond Asquith. 47. Southampton Corporation / his constituents (either answer acceptable) 48. Indians elected as British MPs. 49. Shortest term as MP since the War (killed in a car crash the day after being elected). 50. Emily Thornbury.

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