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 Post subject: Re: The Weekend Quiz 2015
PostPosted: February 21st, 2015, 10:09 am 
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1) Lemur
4) Heights
7) somthing to do with the sea?
13) Alexander Flemming
23) Lactic

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PostPosted: February 21st, 2015, 10:17 am 
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PastyKing wrote:
1) Lemur <<< Spelling
4) Heights
7) somthing to do with the sea? <<< In a way
13) Alexander Flemming
23) Lactic

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 Post subject: Re: The Weekend Quiz 2015
PostPosted: February 21st, 2015, 11:02 am 
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larss wrote:
PastyKing wrote:
1) Lemur <<< Spelling
4) Heights
7) somthing to do with the sea? <<< In a way
13) Alexander Flemming
23) Lactic

:think: il be back


Ah yes not a primate with a long tail, Lima. :optician:

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 Post subject: Re: The Weekend Quiz 2015
PostPosted: February 21st, 2015, 11:44 am 
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1. Lima
4. Fear of heights
5. Pink Floyd
6. Vulcan
8. Someone who balances e.g tightrope walker
10. Wiltshire
11. Sunday Express
12. Colony (or orgy :) )
13. Alexander Fleming
14. Butterfly
17 Apple
18. Winston Churchill
19. Ice Cream
23. Lactic
25. Kidney

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 Post subject: Re: The Weekend Quiz 2015
PostPosted: February 21st, 2015, 4:03 pm 
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without looking at the next page where i presume other people have already made their answers

2. LBJ
6. Vulcan
17. apple
23. lactic acid

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 Post subject: Re: The Weekend Quiz 2015
PostPosted: February 22nd, 2015, 10:06 am 
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13. I was stood right outside the very place, on Thursday!

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 Post subject: Re: The Weekend Quiz 2015
PostPosted: February 22nd, 2015, 10:22 am 
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13. I was stood right outside the very place, on Thursday!



The pub in Paddington?

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 Post subject: Re: The Weekend Quiz 2015
PostPosted: February 22nd, 2015, 3:19 pm 
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3. Washington Irving
15. Brubaker
16. Female Serial Killer
21. Sheryl Crow....but the rejected K.D.Laing song was soooooo much better :mrgreen:


22. Wine :chab:
24. I think it's Mrs Bandaranaika in Ceylon aka Sri Lanka...but I could very well be wrong :dumb:

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 Post subject: Re: The Weekend Quiz 2015
PostPosted: February 22nd, 2015, 4:18 pm 
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Well done, everyone.
No incorrect answers after PK's Lemur.

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 Post subject: Re: The Weekend Quiz 2015
PostPosted: February 22nd, 2015, 4:26 pm 
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PostPosted: February 22nd, 2015, 6:48 pm 
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YAY! we won!

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 Post subject: Re: The Weekend Quiz 2015
PostPosted: February 23rd, 2015, 9:38 am 
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The full list of answers are:

1. What is the capital of Peru? Lima
2. Who became US president after John F Kennedy was assassinated? Lyndon B Johnson
3. Who wrote the book The Legend of Sleepy Hollow? Washington Irving
4. What does an acrophobic fear? Heights
5. Which band released an album entitled Wish You Were Here? Pink Floyd
6. Who is the Roman god of fire? Vulcan
7. What is a carrick bend a type of? Knot
8. What is an equilibrist? Tightrope walker
9. Whose husband was Cosmopolitan magazine's first nude centrefold? Germaine Greer
10. In which English county is the ancient monument Stonehenge? Wiltshire
11. Which Sunday newspaper was founded by Lord Beaverbrook in 1918? The Sunday Express
12. What is the collective name for a group of beavers? Colony
13. Who discovered penicillin? Alexander Fleming (1928)
14. What type of creature is a hairstreak? Butterfly
15. Which film starring Robert Redford is set in Wakefield Prison Farm? Brubaker
16. Aileen Wuornos was notorious for being the world's first what? Female serial killer
17. What type of fruit is a McIntosh? Apple (named after Canadian farmer John McIntosh)
18. Which Home Secretary, later becoming Prime Minister, was criticised for closely observing the Siege of Sidney Street in 1911? Winston Churchill (later Sir Winston Churchill)
19. Kulfi is a type of which Indian food? Ice-cream
20. Eugene the Jeep featured in which comic strip? Popeye
21. Who sang the theme tune to the Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies? Sheryl Crow
22. What is Oenology the study of? Wine
23. What acid is associated with muscles in the body experiencing oxygen debt? Lactic acid
24. In 1960 which country had the first ever woman prime minister? (Ceylon) Sri Lanka (Sirimavo Bandaranaike)
25. Nephritis is the inflammation of which part of the body? Kidneys

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 Post subject: Re: The Weekend Quiz 2015
PostPosted: February 28th, 2015, 10:22 am 
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A new weekend, a new set of questions.

1. Who wrote the novel, Treasure Island?
2. In which country was ex-England cricket captain Tony Greig born?
3. What was Tom Jones' first UK number one single?
4. Which South American country lost its coastline to Chile in 1879?
5. What flavour is the liqueur cassis?
6. What product was the first to appear in a UK TV commercial (in 1955)?
7. Which artist is famous for painting a portrait of his mother?
8. Which singer was known as the 'Forces' Sweetheart'?
9. What does a lepidopterist collect?
10. What was Genevieve in the 1953 film of the same name?
11. In which UK cathedral is the Whispering Gallery?
12. What are Blue Mountain, Caturra, and Mocca types of?
13. What was the name of the family in TV's Upstairs Downstairs?
14. What is the monkey species on the Rock of Gibraltar commonly called?
15. In the human body what is the Trachea?
16. What type of leaves does a silkworm feed on?
17. Entomology is the study of which creatures?
18. What is the pole called which is used for propelling a barge or punt?
19. In which UK county is Hever Castle?
20. What colours are the flowers of the flax plant?
21. When is St Patrick's Day celebrated?
22. What is a village without a church called?
23. Which male singing voice is between tenor and bass?
24. In German mythology what is the name of the siren who lived on a rock and lured boatmen to their deaths?
25. In what year were dog licences abolished in England?

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 Post subject: Re: The Weekend Quiz 2015
PostPosted: February 28th, 2015, 1:46 pm 
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1) Robert Louis Stephenson
2) South Africa
3) Delilah?
8) Dame Vera Lynn
9) Butterflies
10) Car
11) St Paul's
14) Barbary Ape though it is actually a monkey.
15) Throat
16) Mulberry leaves
17) Insects
20) Yellow
21) March 17th
23) Baritone?
24) :think: I know this one, I'll be back. :think:

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 Post subject: Re: The Weekend Quiz 2015
PostPosted: February 28th, 2015, 2:05 pm 
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PastyKing wrote:
1) Robert Louis Stephenson
2) South Africa
3) Delilah? No
8) Dame Vera Lynn
9) Butterflies
10) Car
11) St Paul's
14) Barbary Ape though it is actually a monkey.
15) Throat Close but quite right
16) Mulberry leaves
17) Insects
20) Yellow No
21) March 17th
23) Baritone?
24) :think: I know this one, I'll be back. :think:

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 Post subject: Re: The Weekend Quiz 2015
PostPosted: February 28th, 2015, 5:28 pm 
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7) Whistler
9)Butterflies
12) coffee?
15) tube to the lungs
17) insects

i shouldve known 1 but i couldnt think of it. fortunately PK had it

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 Post subject: Re: The Weekend Quiz 2015
PostPosted: February 28th, 2015, 6:58 pm 
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Jitna wrote:
7) Whistler :yes:
9)Butterflies :yes:
12) coffee? :yes:
15) tube to the lungs There is a more common name for it
17) insects :yes:

i shouldve known 1 but i couldnt think of it. fortunately PK had it

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PostPosted: February 28th, 2015, 7:23 pm 
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larss wrote:
Jitna wrote:
7) Whistler :yes:
9)Butterflies :yes:
12) coffee? :yes:
15) tube to the lungs There is a more common name for it
17) insects :yes:

i shouldve known 1 but i couldnt think of it. fortunately PK had it


25) wind pipe?

I had to Google the who the mermaid was, and I didn't know. :fp:

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PostPosted: February 28th, 2015, 8:29 pm 
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3. It's Not Unusual
4. Bolivia
5. Blackcurrant?
6. From the old quiz I have a probably false recovered memory :mrgreen: that it was Birds Eye Peas.
19. Sussex?
22. Hamlet
24. Lorelei

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 Post subject: Re: The Weekend Quiz 2015
PostPosted: February 28th, 2015, 8:46 pm 
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3. It's Not Unusual :yes:
4. Bolivia :yes:
5. Blackcurrant? :yes:
6. From the old quiz I have a probably false recovered memory :mrgreen: that it was Birds Eye Peas. You're right - it is a false memory
19. Sussex? :no:
22. Hamlet :yes:
24. Lorelei :yes:

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PostPosted: February 28th, 2015, 11:43 pm 
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6. Toothpaste (can't remember the brand though)
13. Bellamy
18 A mini Mary :)
19 Kent
20. Blue

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18. Is it a punt pole?
19 Kent

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PostPosted: March 1st, 2015, 9:44 am 
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6. Toothpaste (can't remember the brand though) :yes: Gibbs SR
13. Bellamy :yes:
18 A mini Mary :) - Very Clever
19 Kent :yes:
20. Blue :yes:

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PostPosted: March 1st, 2015, 9:44 am 
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18. Is it a punt pole? :fp:
19 Kent :yes:

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PostPosted: March 2nd, 2015, 8:48 am 
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The full set of answers this week:


1. Who wrote the novel, Treasure Island? Robert Louis Stevenson
2. In which country was ex-England cricket captain Tony Greig born? South Africa
3. What was Tom Jones' first UK number one single? It's Not Unusual
4. Which South American country lost its coastline to Chile in 1879? Bolivia (It still keeps its navy - on a lake)
5. What flavour is the liqueur cassis? Blackcurrant
6. What product was the first to appear in a UK TV commercial (in 1955)? Toothpaste (Gibbs SR)
7. Which artist is famous for painting a portrait of his mother? James Whistler (the painting is known as 'Whistler's Mother', referred to by many as 'Portrait of the artist's mother', and its full correct title is 'Arrangement in Grey and Black: The Artist's Mother')
8. Which singer was known as the 'Forces' Sweetheart'? Vera Lynn
9. What does a lepidopterist collect? Butterflies (and moths)
10. What was Genevieve in the 1953 film of the same name? A classic car (a French 'Darracq' built in Paris in 1904)
11. In which UK cathedral is the Whispering Gallery? St Pauls
12. What are Blue Mountain, Caturra, and Mocca types of? Coffee
13. What was the name of the family in TV's Upstairs Downstairs? Bellamy
14. What is the monkey species on the Rock of Gibraltar commonly called? Barbary Ape (or properly, the Barbary Macaque, it's a monkey not a true ape)
15. In the human body what is the Trachea? Windpipe
16. What type of leaves does a silkworm feed on? Mulberry
17. Entomology is the study of which creatures? Insects
18. What is the pole called which is used for propelling a barge or punt? A quant
19. In which UK county is Hever Castle? Kent
20. What colours are the flowers of the flax plant? Blue
21. When is St Patrick's Day celebrated? 17th March
22. What is a village without a church called? Hamlet
23. Which male singing voice is between tenor and bass? Baritone
24. In German mythology what is the name of the siren who lived on a rock and lured boatmen to their deaths? Lorelei
25. In what year were dog licences abolished in England? 1987

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