October 2, 2006

The Ignoramus' Quiz No.11

1. Which is the world's largest freshwater lake (by volume)?

2. Why is the flu epidemic of 1918 referred to as the Spanish Flu despite being a global outbreak?

3. What do the suffixes 'chester' or 'cester' in an English place name indicate?

4. From the end of World War II to turn of the century, no Purple Hearts medals were manufactured. Why?

5. The phrase 'expletive deleted' first entered the English language thanks to which historical/political event?

For the answers, please visit: ten things i didn't know until last week.