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QUIZ Sunday 17th July
« on: July 12, 2011, 09:16:08 AM »

Here you go... some easy, some difficult... it's my first so go easy on me  :thumbsup:

1.  What is the North American Indian name for bigfoot?
 
2.  Thai, Japanese Kick, Burmese, American Kick, Indian and French are all examples of what?

3.  Who was Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu better known as?

4.  Majestic tea clippers brought tea 'all the way from China'. The first to arrive at the London docks commanded the best prices. One such race in 1866 between clippers with memorable names like Taeping, Ariel, Fiery Cross, Thermopylae, Sir Lancelot and Cutty Sark attracted considerable public attention. All these ships left Foochow at the end of May for the 16,000 mile journey to London. The Taeping was the first to arrive. How many days did it take ? 
    a. 39 days
    b. 99 days
    c. 199 days
    d. 299 days

5.  Opened on the 27th of April 1828 and still open today, in which city was the world's first scientific zoo located?
 
6.  What was the name of the boy in 'About a boy' who accidently kills a duck with a loaf of his mothers homemade bread?

7.  Which worry prone film character is fluent in more than 6,000,000 forms of communication?
 
8.  The first book featuring English author A. A. Milne's fictional bear Winnie-the-Pooh was first published in which year?
    a: 1906
    b: 1916
    c: 1926
    d: 1936   

9.  What is the well known word for ‘sailor of the stars’'?

10.  What is the well known word for ‘sailor of the universe’'?

11.  Until the mid 16th century "sea dogs" was the English word for which type of predator?

12.  Which strategically important neutral island country did the UK invade on the 10th of May 1940?
 
13.  The name of which criminal syndicate translated means 'our thing'?

14.  Produced by Walt Disney, which 1937 movie was the first ever full-length animated motion picture?
 
15.  Which Scottish footballer played 52 times for his country between 1973 and 1982, scoring 11 goals in total.  He has since managed the clubs Bristol City (twice), Heart of Midlothian and Stoke City?

16.   Based on the novel by E.B. White of the same name, in which 1999 Rob Minkoff live-action movie does Michael J. Fox provide the voice of the title character?

17.  Which clown character and mascot has adventures with his friends Mayor McCheese, the Hamburglar, Grimace, Birdie the Early Bird, and The Fry Kids?
 
18.  In the TV series M.A.S.H, what did the "M" stand for?

19.  Which group had a UK hit with "Don't dream it's over" in 1987
 
20.  What name was given to the first body of fleet footed professional constables formed in England in the 1750's?
 

Goood luck peeps  :superbat:
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Re: QUIZ Sunday 17th July
« Reply #1 on: July 12, 2011, 09:24:26 AM »

Looks good  :thumbsup: Will get my attempt in during the week  :thumbsup:
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Re: QUIZ Sunday 17th July
« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2011, 02:27:58 PM »

Great job, but i havent a clue on any!!!!  :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
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Re: QUIZ Sunday 17th July
« Reply #3 on: July 17, 2011, 05:33:44 PM »

 :panic: It must be difficult as I've only had one response  :whistle:
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Re: QUIZ Sunday 17th July
« Reply #4 on: July 17, 2011, 05:45:56 PM »

I cant speak for everyone else mind, but im not the cleverest so i need it to be easy peasy for me!!  :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: Thats the only way i will ever host one, but be sure it would be simple!!  :rofl: :rofl:
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Re: QUIZ Sunday 17th July
« Reply #5 on: July 17, 2011, 06:27:29 PM »

Mine are in  :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

Bob come on  :baseballbat:
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Re: QUIZ Sunday 17th July
« Reply #6 on: July 17, 2011, 06:35:49 PM »

 :lol:
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Re: QUIZ Sunday 17th July
« Reply #7 on: July 17, 2011, 06:43:30 PM »

Sent. :thumbsup:
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Re: QUIZ Sunday 17th July
« Reply #8 on: July 17, 2011, 06:52:39 PM »

That was a tricky one..but I'm in...and probably last again  :biggrin:
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Re: QUIZ Sunday 17th July
« Reply #9 on: July 17, 2011, 06:56:53 PM »

All answers received so far have been marked... I feel like a teacher :biggrin:
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Re: QUIZ Sunday 17th July
« Reply #10 on: July 17, 2011, 07:01:46 PM »

That was a tricky one..but I'm in...and probably last again  :biggrin:

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Re: QUIZ Sunday 17th July
« Reply #11 on: July 17, 2011, 07:12:55 PM »

In Rocky's words.... are you ready???

Congratulations to:                       Piker in first place
                                                       Liz in second place and last but by no means least....
                                                       BOB  :yahoo:

Well done everyone and sorry I made it so hard  :pump   Would you like me to post the answers?
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Re: QUIZ Sunday 17th July
« Reply #12 on: July 17, 2011, 07:14:52 PM »

Yes please post the answers.

Well done Stevie  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: QUIZ Sunday 17th July
« Reply #13 on: July 17, 2011, 07:18:24 PM »

Bugger .I mean well done me. :cry2:
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Re: QUIZ Sunday 17th July
« Reply #14 on: July 17, 2011, 07:21:41 PM »

Yes,  :ty to all who sent me answers  :clap:  Here are the answers for you to groan at  :biggrin:

1.  What is the North American Indian name for bigfoot?
Sasquatch
2.  Thai, Japanese Kick, Burmese, American Kick, Indian and French are all examples of what?
Boxing styles
3.  Who was Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu better known as?
Mother Theresa
4.  Majestic tea clippers brought tea 'all the way from China'. The first to arrive at the London docks commanded the best prices. One such race in 1866 between clippers with memorable names like Taeping, Ariel, Fiery Cross, Thermopylae, Sir Lancelot and Cutty Sark attracted considerable public attention. All these ships left Foochow at the end of May for the 16,000 mile journey to London. The Taeping was the first to arrive. How many days did it take ?  
    a. 39 days
    b. 99 days
    c. 199 days
    d. 299 days
5.  Opened on the 27th of April 1828 and still open today, in which city was the world's first scientific zoo located?
London
6.  What was the name of the boy in 'About a boy' who accidently kills a duck with a loaf of his mothers homemade bread?
Marcus
7.  Which worry prone film character is fluent in more than 6,000,000 forms of communication?
C3PO, Star Wars
8.  The first book featuring English author A. A. Milne's fictional bear Winnie-the-Pooh was first published in which year?
    a: 1906
    b: 1916
    c: 1926
    d: 1936  
9.  What is the well known word for ‘sailor of the stars’'?
Astronaut
10.  What is the well known word for ‘sailor of the universe’'?
Cosmonaut
11.  Until the mid 16th century "sea dogs" was the English word for which type of predator?
Sharks
12.  Which strategically important neutral island country did the UK invade on the 10th of May 1940?
Iceland
13.  The name of which criminal syndicate translated means 'our thing'?
Cosa Nostra or The Mafia
14.  Produced by Walt Disney, which 1937 movie was the first ever full-length animated motion picture?
Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs
15.  Which Scottish footballer played 52 times for his country between 1973 and 1982, scoring 11 goals in total.  He has since managed the clubs Bristol City (twice), Heart of Midlothian and Stoke City?
Joe Jordan
16.   Based on the novel by E.B. White of the same name, in which 1999 Rob Minkoff live-action movie does Michael J. Fox provide the voice of the title character?
Stuart Little
17.  Which clown character and mascot has adventures with his friends Mayor McCheese, the Hamburglar, Grimace, Birdie the Early Bird, and The Fry Kids?
Ronald McDonald - McDonalds mascot
18.  In the TV series M.A.S.H, what did the "M" stand for?
Mobile
19.  Which group had a UK hit with "Don't dream it's over" in 1987
Crowded House
20.  What name was given to the first body of fleet footed professional constables formed in England in the 1750's?
Bow Street Runners (slang name 'red breasts')
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Re: QUIZ Sunday 17th July
« Reply #15 on: July 17, 2011, 07:31:32 PM »

Well done :clap: :clap: :clap:

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Re: QUIZ Sunday 17th July
« Reply #16 on: July 17, 2011, 07:34:07 PM »

I've just finished reading a book about Cosa Nostra  :yahoo: :yahoo:

The local pub quiz asked about Freya (Norse God) and I'd just finished reading a book about that as well.

I love being on holiday  :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:
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