‘Mayday!..Mayday’ PLUS four other great quiz questions answered!

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  • Who will take over from Arsenal Wenger at Arsenal?

 

Everyone knows it will be former Chancellor George Osborne, MP for Tatton, Black Rock consultant and now editor of the London Evening Standard who appears to have nothing to do at 3pm on a Saturday afternoon.

  • Why will May Day come early this year?

    “Mayday! Mayday!” The new distress call..

    Now we know that the Prime Minister will trigger Article 50 on Wednesday, March 29, Remainers will forever commemorate that date as May Day or, as they would have it: “Mayday! Mayday!”

  • What is the most appropriate Northern obituary for a departed rock ‘n’roll great?

Ta-ra, Chuck!

 

 

 

 

  • Who made the most improbable but unwitting prediction so far this century?

You never know when she’ll go, wrote reader Mary from Aberdeen to Guardian letters. The Queen Mum died later that day…

Mary Scott of Aberdeen, who wrote to Guardian letters on March 30, 2002: ‘In addition to escaping the jubilee, I am hoping to be away somewhere remote when the Queen Mother dies. But it’s not something one can plan in advance…” The Queen Mother’s death was announced later that day.

  • Donald Trump flaunts his millions, but which US president was the wealthiest?

    John F. Kennedy was worth $1 billion nett. His Father, Joe Kennedy, built his fortune through several successful business endeavours, including banking, stock trading, selling liquor (not always legally), and producing movies. Technically, Kennedy was never a billionaire himself–he was assassinated before he could inherit his family’s wealth. But while he held office, he had access to his family’s large trust fund and numerous real estate holdings.

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