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PostPosted: October 12th, 2015, 6:47 pm 
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What about hip and knee, are they both correct?

Oops, I missed that one.

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21.: What about red-and-price-tagged-soled footwear? Is it trademarked too? :mememe: :optician:



Just because it is your birthday tomorrow! :lion: :fishhook: :oink: :mememe: :art:


Is it? :) :party1: :eatpie:


is that another quiz question?


Is it Weekend?

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PostPosted: October 12th, 2015, 11:32 pm 
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Riccardo wrote:
Jitna wrote:
Riccardo wrote:
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Riccardo wrote:
larss wrote:
Miss Hybrid wrote:
What about hip and knee, are they both correct?

Oops, I missed that one.

Full set of questions and answers follows:[/b]



21.: What about red-and-price-tagged-soled footwear? Is it trademarked too? :mememe: :optician:



Just because it is your birthday tomorrow! :lion: :fishhook: :oink: :mememe: :art:


Is it? :) :party1: :eatpie:


is that another quiz question?


Is it Weekend?


this is a tough quiz

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 Post subject: Re: The Weekend Quiz 2015
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PostPosted: October 13th, 2015, 11:23 am 
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Thank you Miss! :boogie: :wave: :thanks:

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Happy BirthdaY RickY xxx


Thank you Miss! :boogie: :wave: :thanks:


Is this the weekendbirthdayquizz2015 thread?

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 Post subject: Re: The Weekend Quiz 2015
PostPosted: October 13th, 2015, 11:56 am 
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Happy BirthdaY RickY xxx


Thank you Miss! :boogie: :wave: :thanks:


Is this the weekendbirthdayquizz2015 thread?


No, it is the betweentwoweekendsbirthdayquiz2015 thread :chess: :mrgreen:

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 Post subject: Re: The Weekend Quiz 2015
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Happy BirthdaY RickY xxx


Thank you Miss! :boogie: :wave: :thanks:


Is this the weekendbirthdayquizz2015 thread?


No, it is the betweentwoweekendsbirthdayquiz2015 thread :chess: :mrgreen:


Oh.... :shark:

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 Post subject: Re: The Weekend Quiz 2015
PostPosted: October 17th, 2015, 9:16 am 
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40 questions this week.

1. Pop star Wyclef Jean was a potential but unsuccessful 2010 presidential candidate in which country?
2. Chennai, the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, was known by what name until 1968?
3. 2010 UK government figures showed that in 264,000 households no one had ever had what?
4. What is the Secret Service code name for the helicopter pad at The Pentagon?
5. Eighteen year-old Eri Yoshida, known as the Knuckleball Princess, in 2010 became the first Japanese woman to play in the US professional (generally all-male) league of which sport?
6. Which jockey won the 1981 UK Grand National on Aldaniti?
7. Yitzhak Rabin was the prime minister of which country between 1974 and 1977?
8. Raines Law of 1896 related to the sale of what in New York State?
9. What was the nickname of the Parliamentary supporters during the mid 17th century English Civil War?
10. Icicles, helter-skelter, slicing and chipping are technical terms used in what field?
11. What standard test characteristic has been produced in genetically modified laboratory animals so that researchers can see easily that genetic modification has occurred?
12. Which English novelist is best known for his Father Brown detective series?
13. On which part of the body would a tarboosh be worn?
14. What was the name of the Argentine Navy cruiser which was torpedoed and sunk during the 1982 Falklands War?
15. In which year did Morocco gain its independence from France?
16. The English town name suffix 'wich' (as in Nantwich and Northwich) derives from the mining of what mineral?
17. Which Spanish artist's original name was Domenikos Theotokopolous?
18. What colour are Marge Simpson's eyes (this was revealed in one episode)?
19. What is the title of the fourth Dirty Harry film, starring Clint Eastwood?
20. Castor (or castoreum) is an oily substance secreted by which animal, and historically used in medicine and perfume?
21. Which US president greeted astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin when they got back from the moon?
22. Lake Balaton is in which European country?
23. Bruxism is the medical term for the involuntary habitual grinding of what?
24. When Marilyn Monroe sang 'Happy Birthday' to US president John Kennedy what age was he celebrating?
25. A broken laser pointer was said to be the first item to be sold where?
26. Sapphire is the birthstone relating to which month of the year?
27. UCAS, the organization which manages student applications for virtually all UK degree courses, is fully known as what?
28. During which battle of 1876 did the Sioux Indians massacre George Custer's Seventh Cavalry Regiment?
29. The Folketing is the parliament of which European country?
30. In 2010 British ex-soldier Ed Stafford became the first person (ever known) to walk the entire length of what river?
31. The eldest son of Queen Victoria became which king?
32. What is a Smythson Daphne?
33. Which common material was first invented by Marc Chavannes and Alfred Fielding in 1957 initially as textured wallpaper?
34. Who was the first British woman to win two Gold Medals at the same Olympic Games?
35. Welsh singer Michael Barratt is better known by which name?
36. What is half a sphere called?
37. Which British comedienne's autobiography is entitled 'Look Back In Hunger'?
38. What is the term for the former official government policy of racial segregation in South Africa?
39. In ancient Greek legend, soldier Pheidippedes collapsed and died after racing 25 miles to Athens to give news of which battle?
40. Named after a west Texas city and metropolitan area, by writer Jerry B Harvey, a group decision that no individual in the group wants is described as the 'what?' Paradox?

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 Post subject: Re: The Weekend Quiz 2015
PostPosted: October 17th, 2015, 3:37 pm 
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1. Haiti
5. sounds like that sport would be baseball
7. Israel
11. glow in the dark, i believe from using genes from Jellyfish
21. Nixon
25. ebay
28. Battle of Little Bighorn
36. hemisphere
38. apartheid
39. Battle of Marathon

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 Post subject: Re: The Weekend Quiz 2015
PostPosted: October 17th, 2015, 6:49 pm 
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Late to the tarty amd it licks like Jitna has got most of the ones I knew

2. Madras
3. a job
8. Alcohol?
9. Roundheads
13. on the head :hats:
14. General Belgrano
16. Salt
20. Beaver (although we now use the castor bean for racing oil and poison umbrellas :) )
21. Tricky Dicky
23. Teeth
25 Ebay
29. Denmark
30. Amazon?
32. A bag
36. Hemisphere
37. Jo Brand
38. Apartheid
39. Marathon

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 Post subject: Re: The Weekend Quiz 2015
PostPosted: October 18th, 2015, 9:07 am 
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6. Bob Champion?
12. G.K.Chesterton
15. 1955?
17. El Greco
19. The Dead Pool?
22. Hungary
24. 40?
27. The University and College Admission Service.
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 Post subject: Re: The Weekend Quiz 2015
PostPosted: October 18th, 2015, 9:13 am 
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number 4 is so secret that 2bb, Doc and Paul don't know it!

Obviously I don't either!

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 Post subject: Re: The Weekend Quiz 2015
PostPosted: October 18th, 2015, 11:25 am 
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number 4 is so secret that 2bb, Doc and Paul don't know it!

Obviously I don't either!



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 Post subject: Re: The Weekend Quiz 2015
PostPosted: October 18th, 2015, 2:26 pm 
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Jitna and 1BB have all their answers correct.
Good try from Paul.
15. is just 1 year out
19+24 are not right.

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PostPosted: October 18th, 2015, 6:59 pm 
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Yay! im great!

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 Post subject: Re: The Weekend Quiz 2015
PostPosted: October 18th, 2015, 7:02 pm 
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Good try from Paul.
15. is just 1 year out


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 Post subject: Re: The Weekend Quiz 2015
PostPosted: October 18th, 2015, 9:59 pm 
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I've seen No.4 in a film recently but can i remember it. :no:

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 Post subject: Re: The Weekend Quiz 2015
PostPosted: October 19th, 2015, 8:32 am 
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Here are the answers


1. Pop star Wyclef Jean was a potential but unsuccessful 2010 presidential candidate in which country? Haiti
2. Chennai, the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, was known by what name until 1968? Madras
3. 2010 UK government figures showed that in 264,000 households no one had ever had what? A job
4. What is the Secret Service code name for the helicopter pad at The Pentagon? Playground
5. Eighteen year-old Eri Yoshida, known as the Knuckleball Princess, in 2010 became the first Japanese woman to play in the US professional (generally all-male) league of which sport? Baseball
6. Which jockey won the 1981 UK Grand National on Aldaniti? Bob Champion
7. Yitzhak Rabin was the prime minister of which country between 1974 and 1977? Israel
8. Raines Law of 1896 related to the sale of what in New York State? Liquor (alcohol)
9. What was the nickname of the Parliamentary supporters during the mid 17th century English Civil War? Roundheads
10. Icicles, helter-skelter, slicing and chipping are technical terms used in what field? Hairdressing
11. What standard test characteristic has been produced in genetically modified laboratory animals so that researchers can see easily that genetic modification has occurred? Glow in the dark (amazing but true - for example, Missouri University produced glow-in-the-dark pigs from jellyfish genes, and Gyeongsang University in S Korea produced glow-in-the-dark cats using fluorescent protein)
12. Which English novelist is best known for his Father Brown detective series? G K Chesterton
13. On which part of the body would a tarboosh be worn? Head (it's a fez-like cap)
14. What was the name of the Argentine Navy cruiser which was torpedoed and sunk during the 1982 Falklands War? General Belgrano
15. In which year did Morocco gain its independence from France? 1956
16. The English town name suffix 'wich' (as in Nantwich and Northwich) derives from the mining of what mineral? Salt (the word 'wich' meant salt-works, or a brine well or spring)
17. Which Spanish artist's original name was Domenikos Theotokopolous? El Greco
18. What colour are Marge Simpson's eyes (this was revealed in one episode)? Hazel
19. What is the title of the fourth Dirty Harry film, starring Clint Eastwood? Sudden Impact
20. Castor (or castoreum) is an oily substance secreted by which animal, and historically used in medicine and perfume? Beaver (Castor oil from the castor 'bean' plant has now largely replaced the beaver oil as a medical/perfume ingredient. Beavers were once called castors, derived from the Greek word kastor, beaver. The name of the plant is thought to have transferred from the name of the beaver oil.)
21. Which US president greeted astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin when they got back from the moon? Richard Nixon
22. Lake Balaton is in which European country? Hungary
23. Bruxism is the medical term for the involuntary habitual grinding of what? Teeth
24. When Marilyn Monroe sang 'Happy Birthday' to US president John Kennedy what age was he celebrating? Forty-five
25. A broken laser pointer was said to be the first item to be sold where? EBay
26. Sapphire is the birthstone relating to which month of the year? September
27. UCAS, the organization which manages student applications for virtually all UK degree courses, is fully known as what? Universities and Colleges Admissions Service
28. During which battle of 1876 did the Sioux Indians massacre George Custer's Seventh Cavalry Regiment? Battle of the Little Big Horn (also known as Custer's Last Stand, although technically this is not the name of the battle)
29. The Folketing is the parliament of which European country? Denmark
30. In 2010 British ex-soldier Ed Stafford became the first person (ever known) to walk the entire length of what river? Amazon (the river is about 4,000 miles long but due to floods Stafford walked about 6,000 miles, from 2008-10)
31. The eldest son of Queen Victoria became which king? Edward VII
32. What is a Smythson Daphne? Handbag (Smythson makes handbags; Daphne is a popular classic design)
33. Which common material was invented by Marc Chavannes and Alfred Fielding in 1957 initially as textured wallpaper? Bubble-wrap
34. Who was the first British woman to win two Gold Medals at the same Olympic Games? Kelly Holmes (Athens 2004)
35. Welsh singer Michael Barratt is better known by which name? Shakin' Stevens
36. What is half a sphere called? Hemisphere
37. Which British comedienne's autobiography is entitled 'Look Back In Hunger'? Jo Brand
38. What is the term for the former official government policy of racial segregation in South Africa? Apartheid
39. In ancient Greek legend, soldier Pheidippedes collapsed and died after running over twenty-five miles to Athens to give news of which battle? Marathon (hence the name of the race event)
40. Named by writer Jerry B Harvey after a west Texas city and metropolitan area, a group decision that no individual in the group wants is described as the 'what?' Paradox? Abilene Paradox (see the Abilene Paradox and more fascinating terms and definitions in the Businessballs dictionary of business, management, and other strange terms)

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PostPosted: October 19th, 2015, 1:10 pm 
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I thought No4 was a secret?

Does it have :keepup: :mechbull: :seesaw: Image ?

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I thought No4 was a secret?

Does it have :keepup: :mechbull: :seesaw: Image ?


:rofl:

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Riccardo wrote:
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I thought No4 was a secret?

Does it have :keepup: :mechbull: :seesaw: Image ?


:rofl:

:doglick: :giraffe: :fishhook: :sheep: :psheep: :cow: :tornado: :chariot: :cat: :spot: :poop: :rider: :gallop: :turtle: :dino: :poledance:

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1BestBoy wrote:
I thought No4 was a secret?

Does it have :keepup: :mechbull: :seesaw: Image ?


:rofl: :bravo

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The quiz is back this week. 30 questions for you.

1. What is the mathematical name, and otherwise very common word, for the space inside a sphere?
2. What do people normally do in a refectory?
3. Roger 'Race' Bannon, Hadji, and a dog called Bandit are leading characters in what 1960s TV cartoon, now media franchise?
4. Mammoths became largely extinct on Earth roughly how many years ago?
5. The rivers Brahmaputra, Ganges, Meghna and Krishna flow into the Bay of (What)?
6. What soft gray alkaline earth metal is the fifth most abundant element by mass in the Earth's crust?
7. What feature in clothing such as trousers and skirts has variations called box, fluted, accordion, knife and honeycombe?
8. Wildfowl such as ducks, geese, swans, etc., have a nail on which part of the body?
9. What medical/scientific term refers to an abnormal sac of liquid on a plant or animal, derived from Greek kustis, meaning bladder?
10. What is the very old (English from c.1440) traditional name for the typographical paragraph or 'blind P' mark ¶ ?
11. The 'God particle' is more technically called what, after two (English and Indian) physicists?
12. What Italian-originating word means vivacity or vigour/vigor, and is also an infant toy brand?
13. In medicine and biological science, what is the opposite and usual alternative to 'in vitro'?
14. The 1979 Islamic Revolution of Iran overthrew what?
15. What anciently originating term refers to a degree and other types of qualification, deriving from the word bachelor and a punning reference to early leafy awards?
16. Mustafa Kemal Ataturk (1881-1938) was first president and is regarded as founder of which republic?
17. Who uses the Hindustani Indian instrument the dilruba, meaning 'robber of the heart'?
18. Eiswein is wine made from grapes that have been what on the vine?
19. The Great Purge, known locally as Yezhovshchina, happened in which country?
20. In 2011, Bristol's 1000-seater Za Za Bazaar opened as the UK's largest what?
21. A human baby's response to sudden loss of physical support (as if falling) is technically called the (What) reflex?
22. What is the singular term for one piece of data?
23. Using conventional tunings, what is the lowest note a symphonic orchestra can produce by bowing a stringed instrument?
24. What is the Muslim nations' equivalent of the Red Cross co-ordination body for the relief of human suffering?
25. Name the Ukrainian/Russian American engineer who was first to viably manufacture and sell helicopters?
26. In physics, what is the opposite of Tension: Vacuum; Pressure; Compression; or Leverage?
27. What is a kytoon?
28. The naturalized American writer Lana Peters (1936-2011) was the daughter of which tyrannical leader?
29. What does the word 'inveterate' mean?
30. Name the seven base measurement units of the International System of Units (SI system) and what they measure?

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PostPosted: October 31st, 2015, 5:07 pm 
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3. Jonny Quest
8. for the sake of lady birds i hope its not their penises
14. The Shah
22. datum
24. Red Crescent

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PostPosted: October 31st, 2015, 5:37 pm 
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3. Jonny Quest
8. for the sake of lady birds i hope its not their penises
14. The Shah
22. datum
24. Red Crescent

5/5 Doc

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