The river Dart in May

May is here and Dartmoor is greening up at quite a pace.

As before the answers to last weeks quiz are below this weeks questions. Hope you enjoy it and a big thank you to Julia who sets the quiz every week.

Week 6

Who composed “The Flight of the Bumble Bee”

What parts of a Primrose can be eaten?

What is the smell after rain called?

What two natural things were local people asked to collect during WW1?

In what churchyard is the epitaph,

“Wound up
In the hopes of being
By his Maker
And of being thoroughly cleaned, repaired
And set agoing
In the world to come”.

Which film tells the story of Desmond Doss, a conscientious objector, who  saved 75 men without firing or carrying a gun?


Answers to Week 5

  1. Down Tor
  2.     2. Samuel Langhorne Clemens
  3.     3. Bilberry (in Northern England), Huckleberry or Blaeberry
  4.     4. Maristowe Estate
  5.     5. Dr. Woodrow Wilson
  6.     6. A truss bridge