Yesterdays Quiz Results (11/8/11)

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  1. peter H

    peter H Funster Life Member

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    Here with the results of the quiz.

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    So That makes 'Hollyberry' next weeks quiz setter. My congratulations or my sympathy (please delete as appropriate)

    For information here are the questions :

    Q1 - Which country's King was the Prisoner of Zender ?
    Q2 - What was the name of the dog in Enid Blyton's Famous Five series ?
    Q3 - Caliburn is an alternative name for what ?
    Q4 - How long is a Dog Watch ?
    Q5 - What nationality was the composer Rachmaninov ?
    Q6 - What fruit have varieties called Bosana, Kalamata and Picholine ?
    Q7 - What is the minimum age a US President has to be ?
    Q8 - Who broke Roger Bannister's mile record ?
    Q9 - Metric crown, metric demy and metric royal are all what ?
    Q10 - Which Saint's Cathedral is in Red Square in Moscow ?
    Q11 - In what year were Nobel Prizes first awarded ?
    Q12 - Which musical includes the songs: GEE, OFFICER KRUPKE and AMERICA ?
    Q13 - What is the State Capital of South Carolina ?
    Q14 - Which English City is named after Snot and his Tribe ?
    Q15 - How many 'points' does a compass have ?
    Q16 - What is the last event in the Decathlon ?
    Q17 - If you were a 'hippophobe' of what would you be afraid ?
    Q18 - What one word fits the discriptions : to transplant, bribery & hard work ?
    Q19 - Which empire builder's last words were : "So little done, so much to do" ?
    Q20 - Which Criminal was made into a romantic chatracter by the novel 'Rookwood' ?



    and here the answers:





    A1 - Ruritannia
    A2 - Timmy
    A3 - Excalibur (Arthur's Sword)
    A4 - two hours
    A5 - Russian
    A6 - Olive
    A7 - 35
    A8 - John Landy (june 21, 1954)
    A9 - Sizes of paper
    A10 - St Basil's
    A11 - 1901
    A12 - West Side Story
    A13 - Columbia
    A14 - Nottingham http://encyclopedia.thefreedictionary.com/Nottingham
    A15 - 32
    A16 - 1500 metres
    A17 - Horses
    A18 - Graft
    A19 - Cecil Rhodes
    A20 - Dick Turpin


    How would you have done ?

    Peter
     
  2. Road Runner

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    I was only on the quiz for less than 30 mins quizzy:Wink::Rofl1:
     
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    Yes John and you scored 1 point for Q8

    Peter
     
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    :thumb:

    Imagine if i had done the full 6 mins quizzy :Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    Yes John......

    You might have got a second point.

    Hehe

    Peter
     
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    I know Pete the mind boggles:helptitanic:

    :yeah::yeah::yeah:
     
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    I am, As the mighty Jethro Tull said..... think as a brick.. i would have got 1 point, for Graft..
    This must mean that i work far too much and read far too little, i shall approach my employers on mornday morning and demand a reduction of my hours.. :Angry:
    BTW,if you see a well dressed old fat guy with a pornstar moustache outside wakefield job centre.. chuck him a quid, it might be me.. :cry:
     
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