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                                                                                                                                                  Prize quiz
                                                                                                                                       Win a nintendo Wii Console
                                                                                                                                         Enter our prize quiz and it could be 
                                                                                                                                       yours. This issue the quiz is on scientific 
                                                                                                                                       inventions and discoveries. Answer the 
                                                                                                                                             following questions to win.
                                                                                                                                       1 . In 1876 Alexander Graham Bell was
                                                                                                                                       one of two people to invent (and the
                                                                                                                                       first to patent) what instrument of
                                                                                                                                       communication?
                                                                                                                                       2 . In 1938 the




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 1 Fine-toothed cutting tool (7)
 5 Informer, indicter (7)
                                     DoWn
                                      1 Wheels have them (7)
                                      2 Heavenly (9)
                                                                                                                                       with leaking fountain
                                                                                                                                       pens and invented what          
                                                                                                                                       type of writing tool?
 9 One who abuses strength or         3 Leo, who was a One-Man
   power (5)                            Band (5)                                                                                       3 . In 1880 Alessandro Volta invented
10 Unbending, rigid (9)               4 Vortex. hurricane (9)                                                                          a type of energy that powers torches,
11 The 18 across 28 were              5 Theatre of sport (5)                                                                           remote controls and much more
   transported there (9)              6 Reformers of the mid 19th                                                                      importantly, smoke alarms – what was it?
12 One of the senses (5)                century (9)
13 Windmills and boats have           7 Places chosen for building (5)                                                                 4 . Name James Starley’s invention of a
   them (5)                           8 Fireworks or spacecraft (7)                                                                    two-wheeled mode of transport.
15 They pretend to be those they     14 Boxers who lead with the
   are not (9)                          right (9)                                                                                      5 . What is the name of the soft drink
18 Dorset village important to       16 False or other name (9)                                                                        that was invented in 1886 by Dr
   trade-union history (9)           17 Excite, energise, charge,                                                                      John Pemberton and which is today
19 Count on them to get a good          thrill (9)                                                                                     drunk worldwide but which originally
   night’s sleep! (5)                18 Enticed, especially to do

                                                                                                                 
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21 Demonstration month? (5)             something ‘sinful’ (7)
23 It’ll tell you how far you’ve     20 Packets (7)
                                                                                                                                                 was first sold as a tonic from a
   walked (9)                        22 Put (broken bone) back in                                                                                pharmacy in Atlanta, Georgia?
25 Islander in south of 11 (9)          place; re-boot (5)                                                                                       6 . What is the name of the
26 Two times (5)                     23 Sets of two (5)
27 Hates (7)
                                                                                                                                                 earliest antibiotic agent
                                     24 Engine (5)
28 They give life or freedom for a                                                                                                               discovered by Sir Alexander
   principle (7)                                                                                                                       Fleming while working at St Mary’s
                                                                                                                                       hospital in London in 1928?
                                                                                                                                                      HoW to EntER
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                                                                                                                                       postcard to: Prize Competition (April 2007)
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                                                                                                          2.
                                                                                                                 .......... trousers
                                                                                                                 the jam
                                                                                                                                       FBU Head Office, Bradley House,
                                                                                                          3.     freebird              68 Coombe Road, Kingston
                                                                                                          4.     live forever
                                                                                                          5.     Mika                  upon Thames, Surrey KT2 7AE.
                                                                                                          6.     Prince                Include your name, address
                                                                                                                                       and membership number.
                                                                                                          winner of the                The winner will be selected
                                        Solution                                                          january/february
                                                                                                                                       at random from all correct
                                        to March                                                          quiz was
                                                                                                          stuart McQueen               entries.
                                        crossword                                                         of Motherwell




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