Monday 3 December
The December social was hosted by Alastair and Katy Lessells. The orienteering was a street score event in the streets around Blackhall, followed by food, drink and much puzzling, enjoyed by everyone.
For those who weren’t there, here’s the puzzle. In each question, one of the 3 answers is impossible: you get 10 points for a correct answer, and -10 points for an impossible answer.
|1||Which is the 2nd most populous US state?||Texas||Ontario||California|
|2||Agatha Christie’s maiden name was:||Marple||Mallowan||Miller|
|3||In Monopoly which yellow property is worth most?||Piccadilly||Coventry Street||Regent Street|
|4||Who was Elizabeth Taylor’s second husband?||Richard Burton||Larry Fisher||Michael Wilding|
|5||Which Korean car maker had a model “Pony”?||Daewoo||Hyundai||Toyota|
|6||What was the first Rogers and Hammerstein musical?||South Pacific||Top Hat||Oklahoma|
|7||Which station on the Piccadilly line is nearest to Covent Garden?||Holburn||Tottenham Court Road||Leicester Square|
|8||Which American President was assassinated in 1901?||William McKinley||Howard Taft||James Garfield|
|9||Which English orienteering club has a green strip?||HAVOC||SWOC||SOS|
|10||Who was Queen Victoria’s youngest child?||Louise||Beatrice||Charlotte|
And here’s the solution: December 2018 social - solution