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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 12th, 2016, 12:34 pm 
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1. The star spangled banner
2. Julia Gillard
3. Kabul
4. Red and white
5. Pennsylvania
7. Spain
9. Nepal
10. Egyptian pound


12. :flaccid: a small sausage :mrgreen:
13. Frogs legs
14. Belgium
16. Bread
17. Rice
20 Opera singer

21. Moby Dick
25. Aphrofite
28. Cambs

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 12th, 2016, 12:53 pm 
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PastyKing wrote:
1 Star Spangled Banner?
2 Julia Gillard
4 Blue and white :no:
5 Pensilvania
7 Spain
9 Nepal
12 Sausage
14 Belgium
15 eggs :no:
18 2
21 Moby Dick
25 Aphrodite


Just the 2 wrong answers there.

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 12th, 2016, 12:55 pm 
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1BestBoy wrote:
1. The star spangled banner
2. Julia Gillard
3. Kabul
4. Red and white
5. Pennsylvania
7. Spain
9. Nepal
10. Egyptian pound


12. :flaccid: a small sausage :mrgreen:
13. Frogs legs
14. Belgium
16. Bread
17. Rice :no:
20 Opera singer :yes: Soprano singer – Dame Nellie Melba. The dish was designed at the Savoy.

21. Moby Dick
25. Aphrodite
28. Cambs :no:


And just 2 wrong for 1BB as well

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 12th, 2016, 2:36 pm 
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You are all so clever.....

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 12th, 2016, 2:44 pm 
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3. Kabul
8. Argentina
11. Hollandaise Sauce
16. bread
17. noodles

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 12th, 2016, 3:17 pm 
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3. Kabul
8. Argentina
11. Hollandaise Sauce
16. bread
17. noodles

Well done, Doc. No incorrect answers. :carryon:

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 13th, 2016, 10:48 am 
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22. Jane
23. The Importance of Being Earnest
24. Henry VIII
28. Suffolk?
29. Franz Hals?
30. Winston S. Churchill?


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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 13th, 2016, 11:33 am 
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I am reliably informed 26. Is George's Marvellous Medicine :)

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 13th, 2016, 12:39 pm 
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paulhuk wrote:
22. Jane
23. The Importance of Being Earnest
24. Henry VIII
28. Suffolk?
29. Franz Hals?
30. Winston S. Churchill?


Well done, Paul. All correct. :yesss:

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 13th, 2016, 12:40 pm 
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PastyKing wrote:
I am reliably informed 26. Is George's Marvellous Medicine :)

Your informant is indeed reliable. :feedducks:

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 17th, 2016, 10:38 am 
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I suppose that I should post the answers for last weekend.


Round 1 - Geography
1. What is the name of the official national anthem of the USA? The Star-Spangled Banner
2. Which female politician was the Prime Minister of Australia between 2010 and 2013? Hon. Julia Gillard MP
3. What is the capital city of Afghanistan? Kabul
4. Which two colours are on the flag of Poland? Red and white
5. Which is the only US state to begin with the letter ‘P’? Pennsylvania
6. On a UK Monopoly board, which street shares the same colour as Leicester Square and Piccadilly? Coventry Street
7. The bank Santander shares its name with a town in which country? Spain
8. Paraguay has borders with Brazil, Bolivia and which other country? Argentina
9. In which country is Mount Everest? Nepal
10. What is the national currency of Egypt? The Pound

Round 2 - Food and Drink
11. Eggs Benedict traditionally consists of a muffin, topped with poached egg, either ham or bacon and which type of sauce? Hollandaise
12. What is a chipolata? A type of sausage
13. ‘Cuisses de grenouille’ are what in English? Frogs legs
14. Which country does the brand of ‘Leffe’ beer come from? Belgium
15. What is missing from the white sauce recipe; salt, pepper, milk, flour and…? Butter
16. What type of food is pumpernickel? Bread
17. Pad Thai is a dish containing predominantly what? Noodles
18. According to government guidelines, how many units of alcohol are there in one pint of lower strength lager, of strength 3.6%? 2
19. What is currently the world record for the number of Ferrero Rocher eaten in one minute? [b]7 – Achieved by Jim Lyngvild in Copenhagen on 10th October 2008

20. Peach Melba was a dessert to honour a lady who had which profession? Soprano singer – Dame Nellie Melba. The dish was designed at the Savoy.

Round 3 - Art and Literature
21. ‘Call me Ishmael’ are the opening words of which work of literature? Moby Dick
22. What was Miss Marple’s first name? Jane
23. In which play do Lady Bracknell’s words “A handbag?!” come from? The Importance of Being Ernest – Oscar Wilde
24. Hans Holbein the Younger was a prominent painter during the reign of which King of England? Henry VIII
25. Who was the Greek goddess of Love and Beauty? Aphrodite
26. In which Roald Dahl book does Grandma grow so big that her head breaks through the roof of the house? George’s Marvellous Medicine
27. Who wrote ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’? Stieg Larsson
28. John Constable painted the Hay Wain – but his inspiration came from a scene in which English County? Suffolk
29. Who painted ‘The Laughing Cavalier’? Frans Hals
30. Which British Prime Minister was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature? Sir Winston Churchill (1953)

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 19th, 2016, 10:03 am 
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Time to test the grey matter.


TV and Flim
1. Which actor was the first to play Doctor Who?
2. In 2008, Kate Winslet finally won an Academy Award for Best Actress – but which film was it for?
3. The first three films of which child actress were Tiger Bay (1959), Pollyanna (1960) and The Parent Trap (1961)?
4. What was the name of the sequel to the 1986 film Highlander?
5. And which band recorded the soundtrack to the first Highlander film?
6. In the 1994 Disney film the Lion King, which actor provided the voice of the evil lion ‘Scar’?
7. For a Few Dollars More was the sequel to which spaghetti western?
8. What was the name of Patrick Duffy's character in "Dallas"?
9. On which Shakespeare play is the film "Forbidden Planet" based?
10. What is the 2014 film about a student jazz drummer, for which JK Simmons received the Best Supporting Actor oscar?

Geography
1. Of which African country is Lomé the capital?
2. In which country would you find the Dolomite mountains?
3. Lima is the capital of which Country?
4. Which 2 main London railway stations have the word Cross in their names?
5. What is the biggest lake in Canada?
6. Which is the largest island in the World?
7. How many Countries does Mexico border?
8. The Bahamas lie off the coast of which US state?
9. In which capital city would you be if you had visited Grafton Street and the Ha’penny bridge?
10. What is the most densely populated principality in Europe?

Science and Nature
1. Which chemical element has the symbol Cl?
2. You would call a group of elephants a ‘herd’, but a group of which type of bird could you call an ‘unkindness’?
3. Which is the smallest planet in our solar system?
4. To which animal does the term ‘porcine’ refer?
5. Who invented the jet engine?
6. What was the name of the first British woman to travel into space?
7. Which number on the litmus scale describes a substance that is neither acid nor alkaline, but instead is neutral?
8. There is one bone in the human body which does not connect to any other bone in the body. Where in the body is this hyoid bone located?
9. What is the common name for ascorbic acid?
10. Where would you find the ‘Ocean of Storms’?

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 19th, 2016, 10:20 am 
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1 chlorine
2 una
3 Mercury
4 Pig
5 was it Mr Whittle
6......
7 er 7
8 deep throat
9 vitamin C
10.....

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 19th, 2016, 10:31 am 
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1. William Hartnel
3. Haley Mills
5. Queen
7. Fist full of dollars
8. Bobby Ewing

3.Peru
4. Kings and Charring?


5. First name Frank, Miss has the rest :)

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 19th, 2016, 10:57 am 
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is #10 Monaco ?

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 19th, 2016, 11:05 am 
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1 chlorine :yesss:
2 una :fp:
3 Mercury :yesss:
4 Pig :yesss:
5 was it Mr Whittle :yesss:
6......
7 er 7 :yesss:
8 deep throat :yesss:
9 vitamin C :yesss:
10.....

Very goo , Miss. (Assuming that these are the answers to the Science/Nature section. Otherwise :overreact:

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 19th, 2016, 11:07 am 
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1. William Hartnel :yes:
3. Haley Mills :yes:
5. Queen :yes:
7. Fist full of dollars :yes:
8. Bobby Ewing :yes:

3.Peru :yes:
4. Kings and Charring? :yes: and :yes:


5. First name Frank, Miss has the rest :) :yesss:


Top notch. :jeeves:

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 19th, 2016, 11:08 am 
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is #10 Monaco ?

It is. :fireplace:

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 19th, 2016, 11:57 am 
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4. The Quickening


Geography
2. Italy
5. Superior
6. Greenland
8. Florida
9. Dublin :guinness:

Science
6. Helen Sharman
10. :wiggle:

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 19th, 2016, 1:01 pm 
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1BestBoy wrote:
4. The Quickening


Geography
2. Italy
5. Superior
6. Greenland
8. Florida
9. Dublin :guinness:

Science
6. Helen Sharman
10. :wiggle:

Very good - Only Geography 5 is not correct - not Lake Superior.

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 19th, 2016, 1:02 pm 
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Darn it, I never saw S&N No.6 :fp:

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 19th, 2016, 1:29 pm 
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1BestBoy wrote:
4. The Quickening


Geography
2. Italy
5. Superior
6. Greenland
8. Florida
9. Dublin :guinness:

Science
6. Helen Sharman
10. :wiggle:

Very good - Only Geography 5 is not correct - not Lake Superior.


Well, that was an inferior answer then :fp:

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PostPosted: November 19th, 2016, 2:34 pm 
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Does the lake have any :shark: in it ML :walkies:

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 19th, 2016, 2:40 pm 
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6. Jeremy Irons

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 20th, 2016, 6:41 am 
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Haven't we all done well...?

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