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Quiz For Sunday 15th May
« on: May 12, 2011, 06:30:40 AM »

1. Who first discovered Cape Town, South Africa in 1488?
Bartholomeus Diaz

2. Which is the world's largest diamond producing country?
Botswana

3. What was the name of the Great Dane (dog) that was an official member of the Royal Navy? He was based in Cape Town, South Africa and has a memorial statue in Simon's Town, Cape Town.

Just Nuisance

4. The Cullinan I diamond (or Star of Africa) is the largest cut diamond in the world. Who owns this diamond today?

The queen of England

5. Which (highly toxic to parrots) household item is made from naphthalene?
Mothballs

6. Which bird is the international symbol of happiness?

Bluebird

7. Who is the author of Harry Potter books?
JK Rowling

8. The movie ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ features a parrot - what species is it?
B&G Macaw

9. Which small species of parrot is native to Madagascar?
Grey headed lovebird

10. What is the main route for the 2012 World Cup Rally?
London to Cape Town

11. Name the yellow Telly Tubby

La-la

12. What is the only word in English ending in the letters 'mt'?
Dreamt

13. Which is largest: a megabyte, a kilobyte, or a gigabyte?
Gig

14. What is the name of South Africa's president?
Jacob Zuma

15. What is the most common Element on Earth?
Oxygen

16. Who was the goddess of Love in Roman Myth?

Venus

17. What is epimeletic behaviour?

Care giving behaviour

18. What's the more exotic name of the 'Northern Lights' visible under certain conditions in the Northern Hemisphere night sky?
Aurora Borealis

19. Name the fruit in Tarte Tatin?
Apple

12. What colour is orange blossom?
White
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Re: Quiz for Sunday 15th May
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2011, 06:33:06 AM »

Great questions will have a look tonight and pm my answers :thumbsup:
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Re: Quiz for Sunday 15th May
« Reply #2 on: May 12, 2011, 07:06:12 AM »

Ok great! Some questions have little clue images.
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Re: Quiz for Sunday 15th May
« Reply #3 on: May 12, 2011, 08:05:02 AM »

Cool. Can't see them at work that's why I need to wait until this evening  :thumbsup:
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Re: Quiz for Sunday 15th May
« Reply #4 on: May 12, 2011, 06:52:45 PM »

Looks good Karmen , if I win can you send over a case of Savannah Dry Cider, a case of Castle Lager , a huge bag of Biltong and some boerewors .Thank you .lol
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« Reply #5 on: May 12, 2011, 06:56:19 PM »

I'll settle for a dozen Kruger rands !
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Re: Quiz for Sunday 15th May
« Reply #6 on: May 12, 2011, 07:11:55 PM »

Looks good Karmen , if I win can you send over a case of Savannah Dry Cider, a case of Castle Lager , a huge bag of Biltong and some boerewors .Thank you .lol

Oh my word! You know Savannah! - it's my favourite beverage!!!  :rofl: Castle, Biltong, and boeries!  :rofl: :rofl:
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« Reply #7 on: May 12, 2011, 07:13:10 PM »

I'll settle for a dozen Kruger rands !

They now make them with Nelson Mandela printed on it instead of Kruger  :biggrin:
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Re: Quiz for Sunday 15th May
« Reply #8 on: May 12, 2011, 07:53:44 PM »

You cant beat an ice cold Savannah while the boerewors and prego steaks are cooking on the braai. :thumbsup:
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Re: Quiz for Sunday 15th May
« Reply #9 on: May 12, 2011, 07:58:11 PM »

good job, well done! :thumbsup:
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Re: Quiz for Sunday 15th May
« Reply #10 on: May 12, 2011, 10:39:18 PM »

Karmen I hope you change your mind and repost  :flowers:
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« Reply #11 on: May 12, 2011, 10:45:15 PM »

I'll second that  :thumbsup:
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Re: Quiz For Sunday 15th May
« Reply #12 on: May 12, 2011, 10:47:37 PM »

I'll third that
I knew all the answers aswell ! I'd got the prize in the bag !!
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Re: Quiz for Sunday 15th May
« Reply #13 on: May 13, 2011, 07:33:35 AM »

You cant beat an ice cold Savannah while the boerewors and prego steaks are cooking on the braai. :thumbsup:

I'm thrown! How do you know about these little secrets??? Have you lived in ZA or do you have family here?  :rofl:
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Re: Quiz For Sunday 15th May
« Reply #14 on: May 13, 2011, 11:25:23 AM »

Karmen, Stevie has family and very good friends living there and he's visited a few times too. You had better be ready for his answers because he knows most if not all

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Re: Quiz For Sunday 15th May
« Reply #15 on: May 13, 2011, 01:45:00 PM »

 :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:

Ok peeps, I am going to shop for a gift this weekend and yes, it will include a packet of Biltong. Don't forget to submit your answers!

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Re: Quiz For Sunday 15th May
« Reply #16 on: May 13, 2011, 07:04:43 PM »

Hi Karmen as Julie already said, I have family in Jo'burg and my best mate stayed in Hiedelberg for a while although his wife has moved back to Cape Town . I've been to ZA a couple of times and loved it , its a beautiful country.Oh and I also work with a lad from Cape Town. :thumbsup:
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Re: Quiz For Sunday 15th May
« Reply #17 on: May 13, 2011, 08:53:02 PM »

well it sounds like next weeks quiz master is in the bag!!

I havent a clue on any so i might refrain this week !! :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
Im stuck if i cant google  :rant: :rant:  :cry2: :cry2: :cry2:
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Re: Quiz For Sunday 15th May
« Reply #18 on: May 13, 2011, 09:54:24 PM »

We spent out honeymoon in cape Town.  :thumbsup: :thumbsup: I know a few but I don't think I know them all.

Well answers in but I think Stevie might have this one in the bag
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« Reply #19 on: May 14, 2011, 03:03:34 PM »

Liz scores a whopping 19/20! Well done Liz!  :thumbsup:

Stevie, you gonna have to pull up them socks!
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