Come the appointed hour, Mark emerged to start firing questions at us. With two rounds down Cabbage Stump Spitfire (look, we needed a name of some sort) was lying a decent 3rd.
Then came the "interval round" - name as many of these sports people as you can:Considering the fact that not a one of us actually follows or particularly cares about sport in general (although I confess a penchant for cricket) we didn't do too badly; failing to recognise any footballers other than Didier Drogba (a happy guess courtesy of his photo showing him in a blue top and sporting darker skin than the average Caucasian) didn't do us many favours, though.
The came the killer question asked in the title of this posting.Well, we did work out that it wasn't the Plymouth just over the Tamar from Millbrook, but to no avail. The answer is "volcanic eruption", the Plymouth in question being the capital of Montserrat where a massive eruption in 1995 caused a mass evacuation.
Anyway, Cabbage Stump Spitfire finished a creditable equal 4th out of 13. I make it a point not to take issue with quiz setters, it's always a hiding to nothing but I should point out that "Which nation consists of over a thousand islands?" has more than one correct answer. We went for The Phillipines (approx 7000 islands); Mark was looking for The Maldives (approx 2000 islands). Now call me a pedant....