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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 20th, 2016, 10:52 am 
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TV and Flim
2. The Reader?
9. The Tempest
10. Whiplash

Geography
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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 20th, 2016, 6:03 pm 
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TV and Flim
2. The Reader?
9. The Tempest
10. Whiplash

Geography
7. 4?

TV and Film all :yesss:

Geography :no:

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 23rd, 2016, 10:15 am 
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The answers:


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

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

Science and Nature
1. Which chemical element has the symbol Cl? Chlorine
2. You would call a group of elephants a ‘herd’, but a group of which type of bird could you call an ‘unkindness’? Ravens
3. Which is the smallest planet in our solar system? Mercury (Pluto was reclassified as a Dwarf Planet)
4. To which animal does the term ‘porcine’ refer? Pigs
5. Who invented the jet engine? Sir Frank Whittle
6. What was the name of the first British woman to travel into space? Helen Sharman
7. Which number on the litmus scale describes a substance that is neither acid nor alkaline, but instead is neutral? 7 (or PH7)
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? In the throat - It supports the tounge and its muscles.
9. What is the common name for ascorbic acid? Vitamin C
10. Where would you find the ‘Ocean of Storms’? On the moon

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 26th, 2016, 11:45 am 
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Have a go at this lot.
Science and Nature
1. Which chemical element has the abbreviation ‘Rn’?
2. How long, to the nearest Earth year, does it take for Jupiter to orbit the sun?
3. A lack of which vitamin causes the disease Beriberi?
4. The term ‘renal’ refers to which bodily organ?
5. What does a ‘dendrologist’ study?
6. The six gases of helium, neon, argon, krypton, xenon and radon are collectively called what?
7. With regards to photography, what does SLR stand for?
8. What was the name of the first dog in space?
9. Which type of vegetable has the scientific name ‘brassica oleracea’?
10. What does PM stand for, when describing a time in the afternoon?

Food and Drink
1. Which soft drink was invented by Charles Alderton in Texas in 1885?
2. On 8th January 1940 the first 3 food items were rationed due to WWII in the United Kingdom, they were sugar, butter and what?
3. Which Scandinavian spirit is made by distilling potatoes or grain with caraway and/or dill plus other herbs?
4. Which salad ingredient can be ‘English’, ‘Armenian’, ‘Garden’ or ‘Lemon’?
5. Which two items of food make up the title of a book by Dr. Seuss?
6. Assam, Oolong and Nilgiri are three types of what?
7. Peri Peri (or piri piri) chicken, such as is served at Nando’s, hails from which country?
8. A Spanish dish served ‘con queso’ has what added to it?
9. Which sweet foodstuff appeared in C.S.Lewis’s ‘The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe’, when the Snow Queen offered some to Edmund?
10. And which strange food appears in Louisa May Alcott’s ‘Little Women’, as Amy and the other girls in her class are crazy about them?

General Knowledge
1. Which type of tree was Buddha said to be sitting under when he achieved enlightenment?
2. Who wrote ‘The Hound Of The Baskervilles’?
3. What type of number is divisible only by itself and the number one?
4. Which UK rugby union team are known as the ‘Tigers’?
5. Who was elected as the new Archbishop of Canterbury in January 2013?
6. Whose literary works include ‘My Sister’s Keeper’, ‘Second Glance’, ‘Salem Falls’ and ‘Picture Perfect’?
7. The faces of which four U.S. presidents are carved into the granite of Mount Rushmore?
8. Which America singer/songwriter released the 2008 album ‘Funhouse’ and the 2012 album ‘The Truth About Love’?
9. In which UK city would you find Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum?
10. What was the name of Elizabeth Taylor’s first husband?

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 26th, 2016, 2:42 pm 
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5. trees
7. Single Lens Reflex
8. Laika
10 Post Meridiem

5 (green) eggs and ham
6. tea
8. cheese
9. turkish delight

2. Arthur Conan Doyle
3. prime
7 Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 26th, 2016, 3:29 pm 
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Jitna wrote:
5. trees
7. Single Lens Reflex
8. Laika
10 Post Meridiem

5 (green) eggs and ham
6. tea
8. cheese
9. turkish delight

2. Arthur Conan Doyle
3. prime
7 Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt

Very good, doc. :yesss:

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 26th, 2016, 10:46 pm 
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larss wrote:
Jitna wrote:
5. trees
7. Single Lens Reflex
8. Laika
10 Post Meridiem

5 (green) eggs and ham
6. tea
8. cheese
9. turkish delight

2. Arthur Conan Doyle
3. prime
7 Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt

Very good, doc. :yesss:


yay! :fiesta:

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 26th, 2016, 11:11 pm 
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Science and Nature
1. Radon
3. B1
4. Kidneys
6. Noble gases

Food and Drink
1. Dr Pepper?
2. Bacon
7. Portugal

General Knowledge
5. Marcus Welby
9. Glasgow
10. Hilton (can't remember his first name, butt it wasn't Paris :fp:)

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 27th, 2016, 1:34 am 
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1BestBoy wrote:
Science and Nature
1. Radon
3. B1
4. Kidneys
6. Noble gases

Food and Drink
1. Dr Pepper?
2. Bacon
7. Portugal

General Knowledge
5. Marcus Welby
9. Glasgow
10. Hilton (can't remember his first name, butt it wasn't Paris :fp:)

Moistly correct.
Wrong Welby, though.
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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 27th, 2016, 8:00 am 
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I have been so tied up with filming that I have not had time to look at the quiz

Are there any unanswered ones?

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 27th, 2016, 10:44 am 
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S&N 9. Cabbage

GK 4. Leicester Tigers

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 27th, 2016, 2:54 pm 
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S&N 9. Cabbage :no: close but more seasonal

GK 4. Leicester Tigers :yes:

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 27th, 2016, 4:09 pm 
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III/8. Pink :4ubox:

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PostPosted: November 27th, 2016, 4:13 pm 
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III/8. Pink :4ubox:


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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 27th, 2016, 4:42 pm 
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III/8. Pink :4ubox:


A quality example of perfect smilie implementation :deutschland: :warrior:

and the answer is correct, too. :yesss:

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 27th, 2016, 8:43 pm 
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larss wrote:
1BestBoy wrote:
Science and Nature
1. Radon
3. B1
4. Kidneys
6. Noble gases

Food and Drink
1. Dr Pepper?
2. Bacon
7. Portugal

General Knowledge
5. Marcus Welby
9. Glasgow
10. Hilton (can't remember his first name, butt it wasn't Paris :fp:)

Moistly correct.
Wrong Welby, though.
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:fp:

The other one, with the pointy hat and a stick :coffee:

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: November 29th, 2016, 9:30 am 
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With the weekend now being over, here are the answers.


Science and Nature
1. Which chemical element has the abbreviation ‘Rn’? Radon
2. How long, to the nearest Earth year, does it take for Jupiter to orbit the sun? 12 years (11.86 years)
3. A lack of which vitamin causes the disease Beriberi? B1 (Thiamine)
4. The term ‘renal’ refers to which bodily organ? The kidney
5. What does a ‘dendrologist’ study? Trees
6. The six gases of helium, neon, argon, krypton, xenon and radon are collectively called what? Noble gases
7. With regards to photography, what does SLR stand for? Single-lens reflex
8. What was the name of the first dog in space? Laika
9. Which type of vegetable has the scientific name ‘brassica oleracea’? Brussels sprout
10. What does PM stand for, when describing a time in the afternoon? Post Meridiem

Food and Drink
1. Which soft drink was invented by Charles Alderton in Texas in 1885? Dr Pepper
2. On 8th January 1940 the first 3 food items were rationed due to WWII in the United Kingdom, they were sugar, butter and what? Bacon
3. Which Scandinavian spirit is made by distilling potatoes or grain with caraway and/or dill plus other herbs? Aquavit (Or Akvavit)
4. Which salad ingredient can be ‘English’, ‘Armenian’, ‘Garden’ or ‘Lemon’? Cucumber
5. Which two items of food make up the title of a book by Dr. Seuss? Green eggs and ham
6. Assam, Oolong and Nilgiri are three types of what? Tea
7. Peri Peri (or piri piri) chicken, such as is served at Nando’s, hails from which country? Portugal
8. A Spanish dish served ‘con queso’ has what added to it? Cheese (literally ‘with cheese’)
9. Which sweet foodstuff appeared in C.S.Lewis’s ‘The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe’, when the Snow Queen offered some to Edmund? Turkish Delight
10. And which strange food appears in Louisa May Alcott’s ‘Little Women’, as Amy and the other girls in her class are crazy about them? Pickled Limes

General Knowledge
1. Which type of tree was Buddha said to be sitting under when he achieved enlightenment? A fig tree (the specific tree was named the ‘Bodhi’ tree – bodhi means ‘enlightnment’)
2. Who wrote ‘The Hound Of The Baskervilles’? Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
3. What type of number is divisible only by itself and the number one? Prime number
4. Which UK rugby union team are known as the ‘Tigers’? Leicester
5. Who was elected as the new Archbishop of Canterbury in January 2013? Justin Welby
6. Whose literary works include ‘My Sister’s Keeper’, ‘Second Glance’, ‘Salem Falls’ and ‘Picture Perfect’? Jodie Picoult
7. The faces of which four U.S. presidents are carved into the granite of Mount Rushmore? George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln
8. Which America singer/songwriter released the 2008 album ‘Funhouse’ and the 2012 album ‘The Truth About Love’? Pink
9. In which UK city would you find Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum? Glasgow
10. What was the name of Elizabeth Taylor’s first husband? Conrad “Nicky” Hilton

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PostPosted: November 29th, 2016, 9:37 am 
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9. Ahh, Sprouts :fp: : :fart:

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Oh dear, I knew most of the science ones, but then I wood, wouldn't eye?

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PostPosted: November 29th, 2016, 9:48 am 
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Oh dear, I knew most of the science ones, but then I wood, wouldn't eye?


Butt did you know the difference between a Brussel Sprout and a bogie? ....... You can't get kids to eat a Sprout. :Baboom: :mrgreen:

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:bang: :)

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:bang: :)


Very funny :overreact:

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Is there a scientist smilie?


:bang: :)


Very funny :overreact:


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PastyKing wrote:
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Is there a scientist smilie?


:bang: :)


Very funny :overreact:


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