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Coff ee Break QUIZ


➊ In In which country is the US Dollar also Legal Tender? a) Ecuador b) Cuba c) Costa Rica


➋ The Mark Twain National Forest is in which US State?


➌ The son of Jules Verne, Michel, wrote Un Express de L’avenir (An Express of the Future), a story about a tunnel under which ocean?


➍ Which UK city is an offi cial ‘Sister City’ to Washington, DC? a) Sunderland b) London c) Edinburgh


➎ In 1956, Bedloe’s Island in New York was renamed for one of its famous attractions – what did the island become known as?


➏ Which London hotel asks traffi c to drive on the right hand side of the road?


It happened 50 years ago...


➐ January 18, 1966: Robert C. Weaver was the fi rst African American appointed to a cabinet role in US history. Under which President did he serve?


➑ January 24, 1966: Who became the first female Prime Minister of India?


Quiz answers and Sudoku solution on page 81


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February 14, 1891: General William Tecumseh Sherman, who served in the Union Army during the Civil War, died. With which Essex village does he have ancestral connections? a) Harwich b) Dedham c) Flatford


➓ January 28, 1841: The Welsh journalist Henry Stanley was born. Famous for his pursuit of David Living- stone in Africa whilst working for the New York Herald, what were Stanley’s purported fi rst words to Livingstone?


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