The last letter is important!

The last letter is important!

Oct 26, 2023

Just One Letter At A Time
This is a fun little quiz where the next answer starts with the last letter of the previous answer.
e.g. If the previous answer to a question was ‘Daily Quiz Questions’, then the next answer would start with an S.

Sounds simple enough doesn't it?

QUESTIONS

1. This first question has an answer which starts with the first letter of this sentence and the last letter of the sentence above, and is the name of the inventor of dozens of electrical, mechanical and chemical patents, of which the phonograph was probably one of his most famous. Who was this remarkable person?

2. The Horseshoe, American and the Bridal Veil all make up which spectacular natural feature on the USA – Canada border?

3. What J.R.R. Tolkien book title was the original name of the UK band, Marillion?

4. Who has had hits in the 21st century with ‘Maneater’, ‘I’m Like A Bird’ and ‘Promiscuous’?

5. What is the name of the German industrialist, member of the Nazi Party and humanitarian who is credited with saving the lives of over 1,200 Jews during the Second World War, and was the subject of a Steven Spielberg movie in 1993?

6. Which English tough-guy actor, father to actress Jaime who got married in October 2023, is famous for his early roles in films such as ‘Scum’, ‘Quadrophenia’ and ‘Nil By Mouth’?

7. Which 19th century poet wrote ‘The Bells’, ‘A Dream Within A Dream’, ‘The Haunted Palace’ and ‘Lenore’?

8. What was the name of Adolf Hitler’s wife?

9. What is the name given to the institution which runs the social facilities, shops and canteens run by civilian personnel in the UK’s military establishments, especially during and after WWII up until the 2000’s?

10. With what item was the exiled Russian revolutionary, Leon Trotsky, killed with by Ramon Mercader in Mexico City in 1940?

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ANSWERS

1. This first question has an answer which starts with the first letter of this sentence and is the name of the inventor of dozens of electrical, mechanical and chemical patents, of which the phonograph was probably one of his most famous. Who was this remarkable person?
THOMAS EDISON

2. The Horseshoe, American and the Bridal Veil all make up which spectacular natural feature on the USA – Canada border?
NIAGARA FALLS

3. What J.R.R. Tolkien book title was the original name of the UK band, Marillion?
SILMARILLION

4. Who has had hits in the 21st century with ‘Maneater’, ‘I’m Like A Bird’ and ‘Promiscuous’?
NELLY FURTADO

5. What is the name of the German industrialist, member of the Nazi Party and humanitarian who is credited with saving the lives of over 1,200 Jews during the Second World War, and was the subject of a Steven Spielberg movie in 1993?
OSKAR SCHINDLER

6. Which English tough-guy actor, father to actress Jaime who got married in October 2023, is famous for his early roles in films such as ‘Scum’, ‘Quadrophenia’ and ‘Nil By Mouth’?
RAY WINSTONE

7. Which 19th century poet wrote ‘The Bells’, ‘A Dream Within A Dream’, ‘The Haunted Palace’ and ‘Lenore’?
EDGAR ALLAN POE

8. What was the name of Adolf Hitler’s wife?
EVA BRAUN

9. What is the name given to the institution which runs the social facilities, shops and canteens run by civilian personnel in the UK’s military establishments, especially during and after WWII up until the 2000’s?
NAAFI (Navy Army Air Force Institute, if you want the full name!)

10. With what item was the exiled Russian revolutionary, Leon Trotsky, killed with by Ramon Mercader in Mexico City in 1940?
ICE PICK

 

 

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