19 OCTOBER 1929, Page 42

General Knowledge Questions

OUR weekly prize of one guinea for the best thirteen Questions submitted is awarded this week to Mrs. W. C. I. FoX, 1 Sonehri Bagh Road, New Delhi, India, for the following

Questions on " Smiles and LaUghter."

1. Of whom was it said : (a) " Nail. but thoU didst laugh " (b) " And a scornful laugh laughed he ".? — •

2. Who said " I have but to say ` Pais the MUstard' and they roar their ribs out " ? .- - 3. Who wrote " Our sincerest laughter with some pain is fraught " ?

4. Who was it that was wise enough to know that nothing ever happened on the globe, for good, at • which some people did not have their fill of laughter at the outset ? . . 5. Who laughed so much that he burst himself and had to be sewn up by a tailor, and his kind carry the mark on theit bides to this day 6. Who said " I like to see folks a'laughingL-so do you Niel, don't you " ? 7. Name two dogs who laughed—also a cat - , 8. Which nation is generally. considered the most humour- loving ? . . 9. Name two famous pictures noted for their Smiles,.

10. Who had " No tiift on cheek, nor beard on chin But-lips,where_smikss-mmt_out and in-"-/- - -

11. Who wrote : (a) " Laugh and the world laughs with you " ; (b) " I laughed as I drove from- the station, and the laugh died out of my mirth " ? 12. Who "delighted in his dry ' bon mots' mid -cackling laughter " ? 13. Who had a demoniacal laugh which was attributed to some- one else ?

Answers will be found on page x.