June 2019

June ’19 District Quiz

June 2019: Prize Quiz

Guest edited by Elizabeth Jordan DTM, Hertfordshire Speakers

Instructions

  • Email completed crossword to daniel.PR_Manager_D71@sandars.org.uk by Friday 26th July 2019
  • All correct answers will be entered in a prize draw. Winners and Answers will be published in the July/August Edition

Win Mini Notebook and Pen Set

Item 6850K

Answers to May/ June Newsletter Quiz

This was the most popular quiz so far of 2018-19. Well done quiz setter Alex Knibbs. The Winner is Julie Kenny of Ipswich Electrifiers in Division G

  • Rationale I’ll amend for rhetorical device (12) ALLITERATION
  • Pear moth squashed for figure of speech (8) METAPHOR
  • ‘Nice to see you, to see you, nice’ is an example of this type of rhetorical instrument (8) CHIASMUS
  • ML King’s “I have a dream … ” speech made great use of this technique (8) ANAPHORA
  • ‘I’ve told you a million times not to exaggerate’ is an example of this rhetorical instrument (9) HYPERBOLE
  • Cuckoo, woof woof and screech are examples of ONOMATOPOEIA
  • ‘He was as graceful as a fridge falling down a flight of stairs’, is an example of … (6) SIMILE
  • Kate and Sidney … not steak and kidney!, is an example of a … SPOONERISM
  • Education, education, education (8) TRICOLON
  • An understatement in which an affirmative is expressed by negating its opposite is the definition of this rhetorical instrument (8) LITOTES

FINAL solution:

The letters in green will spell out ‘SANTA ANA’

Rationale I’ll amend for rhetorical device (12)

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L E R T N
Pear moth squashed for figure of speech (8) E T P O R
‘Nice to see you, to see you, nice’ is an example of this type of rhetorical instrument (8) C I S U S
ML King’s “I have a dream … “speech made great use of this technique (8) A A O R
‘I’ve told you a million times not to exaggerate’ is an example of this rhetorical instrument (9) H E R L
Cuckoo, woof woof and screech are examples of (12) O M T P A
‘He was as graceful as a fridge falling down a flight of stairs’, is an example of … (6) I I L
Kate and Sidney … not steak and kidney!, is an example of a … (10) S O O R M
Education, education, education (8) T I O O N
An understatement in which an affirmative is expressed by negating its opposite is the definition of this rhetorical instrument e.g. ‘I was not a little upset’ (8) L T O S