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DRY ROUND 1<br />GNOSIS 10<br />Compiled by Nigel Thomas, Pradyoth C John , Vinu Krishnan R , Krishna Sangeeth K.S (CECquizzers)<br />
1<br />Sir Walter Scott, commenting on the abdication of Napoleon Bonapartein 1814, wrote:<br />Although I never supposed that he [Napoleon] possessed, allowing for some difference of education, the liberality of conduct and political views which were sometimes exhibited by the father X, yet I did think he [Napoleon] might have shown the same resolved and dogged spirit of resolution which induced Y to die manfully upon the breach of his capital city with his sabre clenched in his hand<br />Id x and y<br />
The Duchess of Windsor (formerly Wallis Simpson)<br />The first TIME “woman “ of the year<br />American socialite who married, as her third husband, Prince Edward, Duke of Windsor, formerly King Edward VIII of the British Empire , leading to his abdication from the throne.<br />
4<br />11 British bullets tore through the flag flying over Fort McHenry during a bombardment in the war of 1812. What did it inspire?<br />
5<br />He was born in the Ayrshire mining village of Glenbuck , He was one of 5 brothers who went on to play professional football. He was a fine player, whose career was interrupted by the Second World War.His brother Bob was a successful manager, guiding Dundee to victory in the Scottish championship in 1962. His tough upbringing was the basis for his own brand of humanitarian based socialism, and he would joke in later life that he never had a bath until aged 15, and that the poverty brought about a good sense of humour.Who?<br />
6<br /> She was the recipient of the Rafto Prize and the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought in 1990 . In 1992 she was awarded the Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding by the Government of India. <br />The 2000 song "Walk On" by U2 is about her, according to Bono.During U2's 2009 tour, the band invited fans to wear masks of her face (printable from their website) during the song "Walk On”.<br />Who?<br />
7<br />X was created in 1945 by clergymen Wilbert Awdry to entertain his sick son.X has been found to help the learning process in autistic children.Xs large eyes and expressive face are credited with helping victims, who often find it hard to read people's faces, to distinguish between different emotions. X has former Beatle Ringo Starr as narrator. The role is soon to be taken on by former James Bond Pierce Brosnan.X?<br />