Dee Adams’ Online Class
Can you answer the following three questions?
- When a bored, restless barrel maker used his innate ability to observe, that talent helped start a company that would come to be known internationally. Who was the barrel maker? What was the industry he pioneered?
- Which sporting industry evolved from illegal activity?
- Agatha Christie submitted her first mystery novel to a publisher in the early 1920’s, and the company loved the manuscript.How much would you guess she was paid for the book in British currency?.
Allan Pinkerton changed his career from barrel maker to founder of the National Detective Agency.
The Hour of Peril…
NASCAR evolved gradually as the result of moonshiners transporting alcohol and trying to outrun federal agents in their autos.
Source: Travel Channel.
Source: Extraordinary Women PBS
How observant are you? If answering the first question was a challenge, did you note all the questions in this quiz had an underlying theme which provided a clue?