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Re: HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY*

PostPosted:Mon Mar 21, 2016 11:37 pm
by wildrover
8 pupils from Harrow School have gone on to hold the office of Prime Minister. Winston Churchill and Robert Peel were among the 6 Conservatives and Lord Palmerston the only Whig. To which party did the 8th belong?

Re: HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY*

PostPosted:Mon Apr 04, 2016 12:50 pm
by wildrover
He was the first PM of a particular Asian country.

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PostPosted:Tue Apr 05, 2016 11:13 am
by tonto
A punt at Nehru, but I couldn't tell you the first name?

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PostPosted:Tue Apr 05, 2016 11:55 am
by wildrover
If you mean Jawaharial then you're right :D but I asked for which party he represented...

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PostPosted:Tue Apr 05, 2016 12:46 pm
by tonto
First you then me. :) Don`t know the party but will try Independence Party?

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PostPosted:Tue Apr 05, 2016 2:07 pm
by wildrover
It was the main independence party but that's not what it's called - it has been the governing party 10 times out of 14 since 1947 but had its worst ever result in 2014 after having formed the government for the 10 previous years. It's led by Sonia Gandhi.

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PostPosted:Mon Apr 18, 2016 8:52 am
by Red Devil 66
Got to be the Indian National Congress

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PostPosted:Mon Apr 18, 2016 10:25 am
by wildrover
Yep - the Congress Party as it is today.

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PostPosted:Tue Apr 19, 2016 8:35 am
by Red Devil 66
Which mountains stretch from Carlingford Lough to Dundrum Bay?

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PostPosted:Thu Apr 21, 2016 5:12 pm
by tonto
Never heard of the towns, but assuming they are in Ireland I`ll guess at the mountains of Mourn?

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PostPosted:Thu May 26, 2016 7:21 am
by Red Devil 66
Yes they are.Well done

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PostPosted:Thu May 26, 2016 8:34 am
by tonto
What was the former name of the Indian City now called Chennai?

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PostPosted:Thu May 26, 2016 2:03 pm
by Red Devil 66
Madras

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PostPosted:Thu May 26, 2016 3:57 pm
by tonto
Tis

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PostPosted:Mon May 30, 2016 6:10 pm
by Red Devil 66
What is the somewhat tragic connection between: Invincible,indefagitable,pommern and lutzow(among a few others)?