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Do You Know?, 4th Series Wills's Cigarettes - 1933
Notes: Cards are approximately 1-3/8" x 2-5/8". Thanks much to John Rand for the checklist!
No. Question 1 Which is the most Intelligent of the Animals? 2 Why a ball bounces? 3 Where "Bedlam" was? 4 That the Blind-worm is neither blind nor a worm? 5 What the "Blue Peter" is? 6 The origin of the British Museum? 7 Where the Dear were buried in Trees? 8 How plants live in the desert? 9 What Caviare is? 10 The story of Cleopatra's Needle? 11 Why coins have thickened edges? 12 What "Dew-ponds" are? 13 Why a Diamond is cut? 14 That the Dragon-Fly is harmless? 15 Why our faces remain warm without clothing? 16 The origin of the word Fiasco? 17 How Fishes breathe? 18 Why many Fishes are dark above and light below? 19 How Flood-lighting is arranged? 20 Why Foolscap is so called? 21 How a Free-wheel works? 22 How the Fuchsia and the Dahlia obtained their names? 23 How Sheet Glass is made? 24 The origin of the term Hermetically Sealed? 25 The origin of the phrase "Hobson"s Choice?" 26 What Bird imprisons his mate in a Tree? 27 How North Atlantic Shipping is protected from Icebergs? 28 The purpose of the Kangaroos Pouch? 29 The origins of the abbreviations lb. and oz.? 30 The origin of the Marble Arch? 31 The origin of Margarine? 32 Why White Mice are carried on Submarines? 33 What Blue Mould is? 34 How Blue and White became the Colours of the British Navy? 35 How Electric Night Signs work? 36 The origin of the word "Paper"? 37 The Purpose of the Pelicans Pouch? 38 Why the Petrel is so called? 39 What Quicksands are? 40 The origin of the name Rotten Row? 41 What was the last battle fought on English soil? 42 How the Ship came inside the Bottle? 43 What Slate is? 44 How a Snake stings? 45 What treasure Trove is? 46 Which is the longest railway tunnel in the British Isles? 47 The origin of the Umbrella? 48 What Whitebait are? 49 How Wind-pressure is measured? 50 What causes "Witches' Brooms"?©2004 John Rand, Jeff Allender. Comments, updates, & corrections are welcomed!