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Day Therapy Unit Quiz Q&As Tuesday 10th November

Questions Which is the tallest?    A. Victoria Falls     B. Niagara falls   C. Angel falls What is the oldest island in the World?   A. Madagascar      B. Australia       C. Cook Islands How many farthings were in an old pound?   A. 260    B. 480    C.960 What was the name of the Goldfish in Pinocchio?    A.  Cleo    B. Betsy  

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Day Therapy Unit Quiz – Tuesday 10th November

Hello Quizzers. Being fully retired, I am hooked on an early morning ITV3 programme Heartbeat…..you will be glad to know I am not going to harp on about this soap but my link is associated with one of their guests Gabriella Drake.   Gabriella was one of the fighter pilots in UFO and my theme this

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Day Therapy Unit Quiz Q&As Tuesday 2nd November

Questions When was the original film Ghostbusters released?    A. 1979   B. 1984   C. 1990 Who had a hit in 1981 with Ghost Town?    A. The stranglers   B. The Jam    C. The specials What was the name of Herman Munsters wife?    A. Lily    B. Elvira    C.  Letia In which century did the Salem witch-craft trials take

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Day Therapy Unit Quiz – Tuesday 3rd November

As we celebrated All Hallows day last week, the Halloween festival had its origins in the ancient pre Christian Celtic festival of Samhian which first appeared on October 31st.  The celebration is of the Samhian event which means Summers end and this dovetails in to the harvest season.  This year due to the horrible Covid19,

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Helen Fleming Whitelaw This is your Life!!

…Helen Fleming Whitelaw… …This is Your Life… Hear the introductory music in your head (da, da, da, daaa!) and read all about our latest ‘This is Your Life’ victim at Accord Hospice Day Therapy Zoom! In the Beginning… I was born Helen Fleming Hamilton on 24th April 1944 in a nursing home in Glasgow and

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Day Therapy Unit Quiz Q&As

Questions The Schilling was the pre Euro currency of what country?  A. Poland  B. Belarus  C. Austria Who played Mary ‘doll’ in Rab C?   A. Ellen Nesbett   B. Elaine B Roberts.  C. Elaine C Smith. Which island nation in the Indian Ocean has the capital Victoria?   A. Madagascar    B. Seychelles    C. Maldives Which Non metallic

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Day Therapy Unit Quiz Tuesday 27 October 2020

As the clocks have just gone back, we find ourselves in slightly lighter mornings and darker nights……………….that reminds me its that time of year for Halloween and next weeks ‘insight’ and quiz questions will revolve around that theme. This week I came across an article on the GPO tower in central London (now BT tower)

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Weekly Zoom by Ishbel Murdoch

We are still carrying out weekly Zoom Groups at Accord with enthusiastic participants. Recently we took part in a story telling zoom session called True/False Reveals where participants spun a story and we had to guess true or false. There were lots of good stories ranging from one of my legs is shorter than the

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Day Therapy Unit Q&As Tuesday 20th October

Questions Who played The Fonz in Happy Days?    A. Henry Winkler  B. Ron Howard. C. Tom Bosley Which US duo asked us to “Walk Right Back” in 1961?  A. Simon and Garfunkel   B. The Everly Bros   C. The Smothers Brothers What does Hitler’s Mein Kampf mean?   A. My Dream   B. My Struggle  C. My Home

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Day Therapy Unit Quiz Tuesday 20th October

As we hear of new restrictions in relation to Covid, note that here in the west, cinemas will be closed until the next review. In looking back this week, Cinemas will (if you will excuse the pun)  be in the spotlight……..reminds me of my appearance in Train Spotting 2….as the Director shouts “Lights/Camera and Action”.

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