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PostSubject: It's that Quiz Time Again....    Tue Oct 09, 2012 9:56 pm

Q.The Zulu War began after the Zulu king ignored a December 1878 ultimatum sent by Sir Henry Bartle who?



Q. Following the ultimatum, a state of war was deemed to exist from which date in January 1879?



Q. A commander of the British invasion was the baron Lord Chelmsford, who had what surname?



Q. January 12 saw the first action of the British invasion, an attack on the settlement of which Zulu chief?



Q. Part of the British invasion force was Number III Column under the command of Colonel R T who?



Q. Scene of a famous battle, the garrison at Rorke’s Drift had a hastily built barricade of boxes that normally held what food item?



Q. A stunning victory for the Zulus on January 22 was the Battle of where?



Q. The Battle of Kambula was a Zulu attack on the British camp commanded by Colonel who?



Q. In March, British stores were lost when encamped escort troops on their way to Luneberg were killed at which battle?



Q.Killed on June 1st while out with a reconnaissance party was which exiled heir to the French throne?



Q. A hero of the battle at Rorke’s Drift was the surgeon major, James Henry who?


Q. The final battle of the war, the Battle of Ulundi took place on which day and month of 1879?



Q. Besieged for 10 weeks at the mission station at esh-sho-way was the right flank column led by Colonel who?


BONUS QUESTION
Q. The Zulu king during the war was the youngest brother of the legendary Zulu king Shaka.

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PostSubject: Re: It's that Quiz Time Again....    Wed Oct 10, 2012 5:49 pm

Since no one else has answered yet, I will give it a try.

Q.The Zulu War began after the Zulu king ignored a December 1878 ultimatum sent by Sir Henry Bartle who?

A. Frere

Q. Following the ultimatum, a state of war was deemed to exist from which date in January 1879?

A. 11 January

Q. A commander of the British invasion was the baron Lord Chelmsford, who had what surname?

A. Thesiger

Q. January 12 saw the first action of the British invasion, an attack on the settlement of which Zulu chief?

A. Sihayo

Q. Part of the British invasion force was Number III Column under the command of Colonel R T who?

A. Glyn

Q. Scene of a famous battle, the garrison at Rorke’s Drift had a hastily built barricade of boxes that normally held what food item?

A. Biscuits

Q. A stunning victory for the Zulus on January 22 was the Battle of where?

A. Isandlwana

Q. The Battle of Kambula was a Zulu attack on the British camp commanded by Colonel who?

A. Wood

Q. In March, British stores were lost when encamped escort troops on their way to Luneberg were killed at which battle?

A. Intombi

Q.Killed on June 1st while out with a reconnaissance party was which exiled heir to the French throne?

A. Prince Louis Napoleon

Q. A hero of the battle at Rorke’s Drift was the surgeon major, James Henry who?

A. Reynolds

Q. The final battle of the war, the Battle of Ulundi took place on which day and month of 1879?

A. 4 July

Q. Besieged for 10 weeks at the mission station at esh-sho-way was the right flank column led by Colonel who?

A. Pearson


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PostSubject: Re: It's that Quiz Time Again....    Wed Oct 10, 2012 6:18 pm

Go with Tom on the answers.

The Bonus question, no he wasn't.
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PostSubject: Re: It's that Quiz Time Again....    Wed Oct 10, 2012 7:31 pm

Agree with Tom.

Bonus Question.

Zulu king Shaka was his uncle.
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PostSubject: Re: It's that Quiz Time Again....    Wed Oct 10, 2012 8:14 pm

Bonus Question.
Cetshwayo's father was Shaka's half brother. Making Cetshwayo a nephew. Go with Tom on the rest.
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PostSubject: Re: It's that Quiz Time Again....    Wed Oct 10, 2012 8:19 pm

Well done POT.
I got most of those but the bonus Q got me too. There were several decades between Cetshwayo and Shaka.
Come on OH2, more!!!
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PostSubject: Re: It's that Quiz Time Again....    Wed Oct 10, 2012 9:41 pm

yep! Go with POT. Also not sure on bonus question. But don't think he the Nephew....
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PostSubject: Re: It's that Quiz Time Again....    Wed Oct 10, 2012 9:47 pm

Would have got all those, except the bonus. Littlehand made that up.. His Nephew :lol:
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PostSubject: Re: It's that Quiz Time Again....    Wed Oct 10, 2012 9:52 pm

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Littlehand made that up.. His Nephew
You could be right,,, Shocked
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PostSubject: Re: It's that Quiz Time Again....    Wed Oct 10, 2012 10:00 pm

And the correct answers are.


Q.The Zulu War began after the Zulu king ignored a December 1878 ultimatum sent by Sir Henry Bartle who?

A. (Sir Henry Edward Bartle) Frere

Q. Following the ultimatum, a state of war was deemed to exist from which date in January 1879?

A. 11th (Of January)

Q. A commander of the British invasion was the baron Lord Chelmsford, who had what surname?

A. Thesiger

Q. January 12 saw the first action of the British invasion, an attack on the settlement of which Zulu chief?

A. (Chief) Sihayo (Ka Xonga)

Q. Part of the British invasion force was Number III Column under the command of Colonel R T who?

A. (Colonel Richard Thomas) Glynn

Q. Scene of a famous battle, the garrison at Rorke’s Drift had a hastily built barricade of boxes that normally held what food item?

A. Biscuit(s)

Q. A stunning victory for the Zulus on January 22 was the Battle of where?

A. Isandlwana 

Q. The Battle of Kambula was a Zulu attack on the British camp commanded by Colonel who? 

A. (Sir/ Evelyn) Wood2

Q. In March, British stores were lost when encamped escort troops on their way to Luneberg were killed at which battle?

A. (Battle of) Intombe/Intombi (River Drift)

Q.Killed on June 1st while out with a reconnaissance party was which exiled heir to the French throne?

A. (Prince) Napoleon Eugene/Louis Napoleon/Napoleon IV 

Q. A hero of the battle at Rorke’s Drift was the surgeon major, James Henry who?
A. Reynolds

Q. The final battle of the war, the Battle of Ulundi took place on which day and month of 1879? 

A. 4th of July 

Q. Besieged for 10 weeks at the mission station at esh-sho-way was the right flank column led by Colonel who?

A. (Colonel Charles) Pearson

BONUS QUESTION
Q. The Zulu king during the war was the youngest brother of the legendary Zulu king Shaka.

A.  He was a nephew (His father was King Shaka's half brother)
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PostSubject: Re: It's that Quiz Time Again....    Wed Oct 10, 2012 10:02 pm

Littlehand.... Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Not getting involved Not getting involved
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PostSubject: Re: It's that Quiz Time Again....    Wed Oct 10, 2012 10:34 pm

I don't really think OH2 knew the answer either! He's gone with LH! :lol:
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PostSubject: Re: It's that Quiz Time Again....    Wed Oct 10, 2012 10:55 pm

Littlehand don't forget to send me that £20.00
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PostSubject: Re: It's that Quiz Time Again....    Thu Oct 11, 2012 8:47 pm

Old H. As agreed, I have posted £20.00 worth of green shield stamps. Enjoy Very Happy
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