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Wednesday, 18 February 2015

The Tehran Text quiz - answers and winners

1.  Yazd is an ancient city in Iran. It’s featured in the book. What is Yazd famous for, apart from being one of the oldest cities, over 5,000 years in existence?

A. Home of Zoroastrianism. Silk production; badgirs – air conditioning/wind-catchers; the city itself has a fire temple which holds a fire that has been kept alight continuously since 470 AD.

Winner – Charles T. Whipple

2. Tana Standish employs remote viewing to locate a friend in Evin prison, Tehran. Did the US and UK governments test this paranormal ability, and if so when?

A. Yes, it started in earnest in 1975 but was wound up as being inconclusive in 1995.

Winner – Shani Struthers

3. At the time of Tana’s mission (1978), a Bulgarian journalist was assassinated with the help of KGB agents in London. Who was he and how was he killed?

A. Georgi Markov, an umbrella fired a ricin pellet into his leg and he subsequently died of poisoning.

Winner – Tim Taylor

The Tehran Text

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