Tuesday, April 3, 2007

Who’s been paying attention®?

It’s the first Let’s Ask Elroy!™ Who’s Been Paying Attention® quiz! Are y’all ready…Go!

Who said the following?

1. ‘History is littered with examples of where nation have over-reacted to presumed threats, only to their great long-term disadvantage'

A. George W. Bush (Current US President)
B. John Howard (Current Australian Prime Minister)
C. Neville Chamberlain (Former Ex-UK Prime Minister)
D. John Kerry (Former Next US President)

In reference to:

i. Saddam Hussein
ii. Global Warming
iii. The Y2K Bug
iv. Adolph Hitler

2. ‘If we don’t stop extending our troops all around the world in nation-building missions, we’re going to have a serious problem coming down the road.’

A. George W. Bush (Ex-Next US President)
B. John Kerry (Former
C. Al Gore
D Hilary Clinton

In reference to:

i. Bosnia
ii. Iraq
iii. Vietnam
iv. Somalia

3. “History teaches that war begins when governments believe the price of aggression is cheap.’

A. Tim Robbins (Ex- Acting Senatorial Candidate)
B. Sean Penn (Former Acting Presidential Assassin)
C. Winston Churchill (Ex-British Bulldog Prime Minister)
D. Ronald Reagan (Ex-Acting US President)

In reference to:

i. The Cold War
ii. Bosnia
iii. Iraq
iv. World War 2

4. ‘There is a road to freedom. Its milestones are Obedience, Endeavor, Honesty, Order, Cleanliness, Sobriety, Truthfulness, Sacrifice, and love of the Homeland.’

A. George W. Bush (Current Current US President)
B. Saddam Hussein (Ex(ecuted) Iraqi President)
C. Donald Rumsfeld (Current Former US Secretary of Defense)
D. Adolph Hitler (Ex-Former German Dictator)

5. ‘Victory means exit strategy, and it's important for the president to explain to us what the exit strategy is.’

A. George Bush (Current Next Ex-US President)
B. John Kerry (Former Current Next US President)
C. Hilary Clinton (Current Former Next US President)
D. John Howard (Next Former Australian Prime Minister)

In reference to:

i. Afghanistan
ii. Iraq
iii. Bosnia
iv. Vietnam

6. ‘I am very concerned about these pictures and any indication of pressure on or coercion of…’

A. Osama bin Laden (Who?)
B. Margaret Beckett (Current UK Foreign Secretary)
C. John Howard (Current Next Ex-Australian Prime Minister)
D. Saddam Hussein (Ex-Ex-Iraqi President)

In reference to

i. David Hicks
ii. Kahlid Shaikh Mohammed
iii. Iran’s British Naval Detainees
iv. Saddam Hussein

7. ‘It is cruel and callous to do this to someone in this position and to play games like this is a disgrace.’

A. Iraqi
B. Australian
C. British

In reference to:

i. Abu Grahib
ii. Guantanamo Bay
iii. Iran’s British Naval Detainees
iv. Saddam Hussein

8. Who said this: ‘Tear Down This Wall!’

A. Felipe Calderón (Current President of Mexico)
B. Mahmoud Abbas (This week’s Current President of Palestine)
C. Ghengis Khan (Considerably Former Leader of Mongol Hordes)
D. Ronald Reagan (Former Ex-Acting Actor)

In reference to:

i. The West Bank Security Wall
ii. The US/Mexico Border Wall
iii. The Berlin Wall
iv. The Great Wall of China

9. "We have a responsibility to secure our borders. We take this responsibility seriously."

A. George W. Bush (Current ex-US President)
B. Ehud Olmert (This week’s current Prime Minister of Israel)
C. Sabine Bergmann-Pohl (Current ex- President of German Democratic Republic)
D. Zhū Yuánzhāng (Very Former First Ming Dynasty Emperor of China)

10. Which country bans only torture that is the ‘equivalent in intensity to the pain accompanying serious physical injury, such as organ failure, impairment of bodily function, or even death’?

A. Iran
B. Syria
C. Egypt

Ok, answers please, and for the most politically correct entrant: A special prize!

Thanks for playing with Let’s Ask Elroy!™


Ron West said...

1. C i
2. C iv
3. D
5 A iii
6. B iii
7. C iii
8. D iii
9 A
10 D

How'd I do?


Elroy said...

Ron! Thanks for playing Whos' Been Paying Attention?™ with Let's Ask Elroy!™

Unfortunatly, your answer form was incorrectly completed. Somehow, #4 got missed out and #3 was saddled with #4's answer. Plese rectify!



Elroy said...

PS. Or you didn't answer #1. Or something.



Ron West said...

Ah yes. Let's see Q 1 - Neville Chamberlian on Hitler.

Ron West said...

I'm going to chalk up 4 to Hitler.

Ron West said...

And for 3, I'll say C iv.

Okay, how did I do? I'm sure I got a few wrong.