By Sid Sackson

ISBN-10: 0486273474

ISBN-13: 9780486273471

"A actual milestone." — Martin Gardner, medical American. an expert on video game historical past selects 38 of his all-time favourite amusements, together with 22 of his personal amazing creations. Solitaire, procedure, and occasion video games will be performed through young ones or adults with such universal goods as playing cards, checkerboards, cube, pencils, and paper. 152 illustrations.

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A) Dialectical materialism b) Logical positivism c) Existentialism 10) Which philosopher wrote Critique of Pure Reason? a) Immanuel Kant b) Georg Friedrich Hegel c) Arthur Schopenhauer Answers: 1b, 2b, 3a, 4c, 5a, 6b, 7a, 8c, 9b, 10a 35 Whitaker’s Almanack Quiz Book PHILOSOPHY 2 1) Which American philosopher wrote A Theory of Justice, first published in 1971? a) Richard Rorty b) John Dewey c) John Rawls GENIUS 2) Of what is epistemology the study? a) Logic b) The theory of knowledge c) Ethics 3) Who once wrote, ‘Philosophy is at once the most sublime and the most trivial of human pursuits’?

A) The exodus of the Jews from Egypt b) The start of a new year c) The building of the temple in Jerusalem 10) Which of the following is a name for the skullcap traditionally worn by Jewish males? a) Tzitzis b) Yarmulka c) Menorah Answers: 1c, 2b, 3c, 4c, 5c, 6c, 7c, 8a, 9a, 10b 29 Whitaker’s Almanack Quiz Book MYTHOLOGY 1 1) In Greek mythology who was the wife of Orpheus? a) Persephone b) Andromeda c) Eurydice NOVICE 2) In Norse mythology who was the God of Mischief, son of Odin and the giantess Laufey?

A) Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury b) The Father of the House c) The Under-secretary to the Cabinet 4) Who was the first female Speaker of the House of Commons? a) Bessie Braddock b) Nancy Astor c) Betty Boothroyd 5) Who was the leader of the British Liberal party at the start of the Falklands War? a) Jeremy Thorpe b) David Steel c) Paddy Ashdown 44 Business and Politics 6) Who was Home Secretary in 1910? a) Winston Churchill b) Herbert Gladstone c) Reginald McKenna 7) Who was the first Labour Prime Minister?

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