December 25, 2006

The Ignoramus' Quiz No.23

1. The Colosseum's official name in Roman times was the Flavian Amphitheatre. How then did it get its popular name?

2. In 1916, New York imposed restrictions that ensured skyscrapers were pyramidal in structure (widely known as the wedding cake design.) Why?

3. The 5 surviving manuscripts of which historical document are referred to as Nicolay draft, Hay draft, Everett copy, Bancroft copy and Bliss copy?

4. Which famous TV show began as a radio show titled 'My Favourite Husband'?

5. What did the 2 CD set accompanying the 1992 reissue of the book 'Murmurs of Earth' contain?

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