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Title: Friday Quiz No.5
Post by: dave.m on November 21, 2008, 02:55:14 PM
Round one for the ladies, but the fellows may learn something from it.  :P

Household Quiz.

1. In order to keep the water in your hot water bottle warmer longer one should add a little  
    a. vinegar and salt               b. cola and baking powder or 
    c. whisky and soda

2. In order to keep beer cold in the bathtub longer one should add a handful of  
    a. baking powder               b. steel nails  
    c. salt  or                         d. marbles

3. The smell of which one of the following will help make mosquitoes bug out or buzz off ?  
    a. a tomato plant               b. a rose bush  or 
    c. an aloe vera plant

4. Pouring which one of the following into the sink  would not  help in keeping your kitchen drain clean and fresh as a daisy  ?  
    a. a cup of boiling water and salt   b. a glass of cola  
    c. a pint of stout              d. the left over water from boiled potatoes

5. Burns can be treated and heal quicker if you rub them with albumen. What is albumen ?

6. Candles will burn much longer if you do what with them a few hours beforehand ?

7. Before polishing leather shoes with a woollen cloth, they can be made to look spick and span if you rub them with  
    a. banana mash               b. apple juice  or 
    c. half an onion

8. In order to keep grass cuttings off the blades of your lawnmower one should rub them first with  
    a. salad oil                  b. lemon juice or 
    c. mayonnaise

9. In order to soften raw hands, before massaging them with baby oil one could rub in  
    a. a teaspoon of salt               b. a teaspoon of sugar  or 
    c. a teaspoon of coriander powder

10. In order to avoid that cabbage smell in the kitchen, one should boil the cabbage with  
    a. lemon rind                       b. a raw onion  
    c. shelled walnuts  or              d. a raw potato


Motoring

1. Who designed the mini?

2. What was the first name of Mr. Rolls of Rolls Royce fame ?

3. In which country are Saabs manufactured?

4. Which British car manufacturer shares itís name with a London Bridge?

5. Which car manufacturer made the E type?

6. What German car is named after a strong North Atlantic wind?

7. The wearing of seat belts became compulsory in Great Britain on 31st January of which year?

8. What did the name Traveller signify in relation to cars such as Morris Traveller and Mini Traveller?

9. E is the International car registration plate of which country?

10. For exemption from paying road tax (historic vehicle class) a vehicle must have been manufactured before Jan 1st of which year?


Should get some interesting answers this week.

Good luck everyone.

Answers on Sunday as usual.

dave  :graduate:
Title: Re: Friday Quiz No.5
Post by: tuftedduck on November 21, 2008, 03:10:44 PM
Never tried one of Dave's quizzes before,  :-[ , so here goes.

Household Quiz.

1. In order to keep the water in your hot water bottle warmer longer one should add a little 
    a. vinegar and salt               b. cola and baking powder or
    c. whisky and soda

...............................................vinegar and salt

2. In order to keep beer cold in the bathtub longer one should add a handful of 
    a. baking powder               b. steel nails 
    c. salt  or                         d. marbles
.................................salt

3. The smell of which one of the following will help make mosquitoes bug out or buzz off ? 
    a. a tomato plant               b. a rose bush  or
    c. an aloe vera plant
......................................aloe vera

4. Pouring which one of the following into the sink  would not  help in keeping your kitchen drain clean and fresh as a daisy  ? 
    a. a cup of boiling water and salt   b. a glass of cola 
    c. a pint of stout              d. the left over water from boiled potatoes
.............................. tattie watter

5. Burns can be treated and heal quicker if you rub them with albumen. What is albumen ?
........................ egg white

6. Candles will burn much longer if you do what with them a few hours beforehand ?

7. Before polishing leather shoes with a woollen cloth, they can be made to look spick and span if you rub them with 
    a. banana mash               b. apple juice  or
    c. half an onion
..................................half an onion

8. In order to keep grass cuttings off the blades of your lawnmower one should rub them first with 
    a. salad oil                  b. lemon juice or
    c. mayonnaise
.............................................. lemon juice

9. In order to soften raw hands, before massaging them with baby oil one could rub in 
    a. a teaspoon of salt               b. a teaspoon of sugar  or
    c. a teaspoon of coriander powder
............................................. coriander ( don't know but anything to do with curry suits me )

10. In order to avoid that cabbage smell in the kitchen, one should boil the cabbage with 
    a. lemon rind                       b. a raw onion 
    c. shelled walnuts  or              d. a raw potato
................................................raw onion.


Motoring

1. Who designed the mini? ...............Alex Issigonnis

2. What was the first name of Mr. Rolls of Rolls Royce fame ? ................Charles Stewart

3. In which country are Saabs manufactured? .................Sweden

4. Which British car manufacturer shares it’s name with a London Bridge? ..........Vauxhall

5. Which car manufacturer made the E type? ..............Jaguar

6. What German car is named after a strong North Atlantic wind? ............Passat

7. The wearing of seat belts became compulsory in Great Britain on 31st January of which year?................1976 ?

8. What did the name Traveller signify in relation to cars such as Morris Traveller and Mini Traveller?...........estate car version

9. E is the International car registration plate of which country?..........Spain

10. For exemption from paying road tax (historic vehicle class) a vehicle must have been manufactured before Jan 1st of which year?.........1904 ??


Title: Re: Friday Quiz No.5
Post by: chrissie on November 21, 2008, 04:13:36 PM
1. In order to keep the water in your hot water bottle warmer longer one should add a little 
    a. vinegar and salt               b. cola and baking powder or
    c. whisky and soda

2. In order to keep beer cold in the bathtub longer one should add a handful of 
    a. baking powder               b. steel nails 
    c. salt  or                         d. marbles

3. The smell of which one of the following will help make mosquitoes bug out or buzz off ? 
    a. a tomato plant               b. a rose bush  or
    c. an aloe vera plant

4. Pouring which one of the following into the sink  would not  help in keeping your kitchen drain clean and fresh as a daisy  ? 
    a. a cup of boiling water and salt   b. a glass of cola 
    c. a pint of stout              d. the left over water from boiled potatoes

5. Burns can be treated and heal quicker if you rub them with albumen. What is albumen ?  THE WHITE OF AN EGG

6. Candles will burn much longer if you do what with them a few hours beforehand ?  PUT THEM IN THE FRIDGE

7. Before polishing leather shoes with a woollen cloth, they can be made to look spick and span if you rub them with 
    a. banana mash          b. apple juice  or
    c. half an onion

8. In order to keep grass cuttings off the blades of your lawnmower one should rub them first with 
    a. salad oil                  b. lemon juice or
    c. mayonnaise

9. In order to soften raw hands, before massaging them with baby oil one could rub in 
    a. a teaspoon of salt               b. a teaspoon of sugar  or
    c. a teaspoon of coriander powder

10. In order to avoid that cabbage smell in the kitchen, one should boil the cabbage with 
    a. lemon rind                       b. a raw onion 
    c. shelled walnuts  or              d. a raw potato


Motoring

1. Who designed the mini?   AN INTALIAN BLOKE... CAN'T THINK OF HIS NAME...grrr

2. What was the first name of Mr. Rolls of Rolls Royce fame ?

3. In which country are Saabs manufactured?   SWEDEN

4. Which British car manufacturer shares itís name with a London Bridge?

5. Which car manufacturer made the E type?   JAGUAR

6. What German car is named after a strong North Atlantic wind?   MERCEDES

7. The wearing of seat belts became compulsory in Great Britain on 31st January of which year?  1972

8. What did the name Traveller signify in relation to cars such as Morris Traveller and Mini Traveller?   WOODEN TRIM....

9. E is the International car registration plate of which country?   SPAIN

10. For exemption from paying road tax (historic vehicle class) a vehicle must have been manufactured before Jan 1st of which year?  1976


Lots of guesses there but I did my best

Title: Re: Friday Quiz No.5
Post by: UncleUB on November 21, 2008, 06:40:59 PM


Household Quiz.

1. In order to keep the water in your hot water bottle warmer longer one should add a little  
    a. vinegar and salt               b. cola and baking powder or 
    c. whisky and soda
A
2. In order to keep beer cold in the bathtub longer one should add a handful of  
    a. baking powder               b. steel nails  
    c. salt  or                         d. marbles
C
3. The smell of which one of the following will help make mosquitoes bug out or buzz off ?  
    a. a tomato plant               b. a rose bush  or 
    c. an aloe vera plant
C
4. Pouring which one of the following into the sink  would not  help in keeping your kitchen drain clean and fresh as a daisy  ?  
    a. a cup of boiling water and salt   b. a glass of cola  
    c. a pint of stout              d. the left over water from boiled potatoes
D
5. Burns can be treated and heal quicker if you rub them with albumen. What is albumen ?
Egg white
6. Candles will burn much longer if you do what with them a few hours beforehand ?
pass
7. Before polishing leather shoes with a woollen cloth, they can be made to look spick and span if you rub them with  
    a. banana mash               b. apple juice  or 
    c. half an onion
A
8. In order to keep grass cuttings off the blades of your lawnmower one should rub them first with  
    a. salad oil                  b. lemon juice or 
    c. mayonnaise
B
9. In order to soften raw hands, before massaging them with baby oil one could rub in  
    a. a teaspoon of salt               b. a teaspoon of sugar  or 
    c. a teaspoon of coriander powder
A
10. In order to avoid that cabbage smell in the kitchen, one should boil the cabbage with  
    a. lemon rind                       b. a raw onion  
    c. shelled walnuts  or              d. a raw potato
D

Motoring

1. Who designed the mini? pass

2. What was the first name of Mr. Rolls of Rolls Royce fame ? Charles Stewart

3. In which country are Saabs manufactured? Sweden

4. Which British car manufacturer shares itís name with a London Bridge? Vauxhall

5. Which car manufacturer made the E type? Jaguar

6. What German car is named after a strong North Atlantic wind? VW Bora?

7. The wearing of seat belts became compulsory in Great Britain on 31st January of which year?1982

8. What did the name Traveller signify in relation to cars such as Morris Traveller and Mini Traveller?Estate car

9. E is the International car registration plate of which country?Spain

10. For exemption from paying road tax (historic vehicle class) a vehicle must have been manufactured before Jan 1st of which year?1983


Should get some interesting answers this week.

Good luck everyone.

Answers on Sunday as usual.

dave  :graduate:

Title: Re: Friday Quiz No.5
Post by: kitz on November 22, 2008, 07:32:53 PM
Household Quiz.

1. In order to keep the water in your hot water bottle warmer longer one should add a little 
    a. vinegar and salt             

2. In order to keep beer cold in the bathtub longer one should add a handful of   
    c. salt

3. The smell of which one of the following will help make mosquitoes bug out or buzz off ? 
    a. a tomato plant

4. Pouring which one of the following into the sink  would not  help in keeping your kitchen drain clean and fresh as a daisy  ? 
   d. the left over water from boiled potatoes

5. Burns can be treated and heal quicker if you rub them with albumen. What is albumen ?
  egg white

6. Candles will burn much longer if you do what with them a few hours beforehand ?
 put them in the fridge

7. Before polishing leather shoes with a woollen cloth, they can be made to look spick and span if you rub them with 
       c. half an onion

8. In order to keep grass cuttings off the blades of your lawnmower one should rub them first with 
    a. salad oil

9. In order to soften raw hands, before massaging them with baby oil one could rub in 
    b. a teaspoon of sugar

10. In order to avoid that cabbage smell in the kitchen, one should boil the cabbage with 
    a. lemon rind


Motoring

1. Who designed the mini?
Pass

2. What was the first name of Mr. Rolls of Rolls Royce fame ?
Pass

3. In which country are Saabs manufactured?
Sweden

4. Which British car manufacturer shares itís name with a London Bridge?
Vauxhall

5. Which car manufacturer made the E type?
Jaguar

6. What German car is named after a strong North Atlantic wind?
Pass

7. The wearing of seat belts became compulsory in Great Britain on 31st January of which year?
1983

8. What did the name Traveller signify in relation to cars such as Morris Traveller and Mini Traveller?
Estate

9. E is the International car registration plate of which country?
Spain

10. For exemption from paying road tax (historic vehicle class) a vehicle must have been manufactured before Jan 1st of which year?
Pass
Title: Re: Friday Quiz No.5
Post by: dave.m on November 23, 2008, 02:33:47 PM
The household section had you thinking but here are the answers, and I am NOT responsible for them so don't argue with me.

Household Quiz.

1. In order to keep the water in your hot water bottle warmer longer one should add a little  
   
    a. vinegar and salt              
   
2. In order to keep beer cold in the bathtub longer one should add a handful of  
             
    c. salt               

3. The smell of which one of the following will help make mosquitoes bug out or buzz off ?  
   
    a. a tomato plant              
   

4. Pouring which one of the following into the sink would not  help in keeping your kitchen drain clean and fresh as a daisy  ?  
   
    c. a pint of stout              

5. Burns can be treated and heal quicker if you rub them with albumen. What is albumen ?
   
    egg white
   
6. Candles will burn much longer if you do what with them a few hours beforehand ?
   
    Put them in the fridge

7. Before polishing leather shoes with a woollen cloth, they can be made to look spick and span if you rub them with  
                
    c. half an onion

8. In order to keep grass cuttings off the blades of your lawnmower one should rub them first with  
   
    a. salad oil                 
   
9. In order to soften raw hands, before massaging them with baby oil one could rub in  

    b. a teaspoon of sugar 
   
10. In order to avoid that cabbage smell in the kitchen, one should boil the cabbage with  
                
    c. shelled walnuts               


Motoring

1. Who designed the mini?

Sir Alec Issigonis

2. What was the first name of Mr. Rolls of Rolls Royce fame ?

Charles

3. In which country are Saabs manufactured?

Sweden

4. Which British car manufacturer shares itís name with a London Bridge?

Vauxhall

5. Which car manufacturer made the E type?

Jaguar

6. What German car is named after a strong North Atlantic wind?

Passat. (VW).

7. The wearing of seat belts became compulsory in Great Britain on 31st January of which year?

1983

8. What did the name Traveller signify in relation to cars such as Morris Traveller and Mini Traveller?

Estate Chrissie, yes you are right, they did have a wooden trim round the outside under the windows.

9. E is the International car registration plate of which country?

Spain

10. For exemption from paying road tax (historic vehicle class) a vehicle must have been manufactured before Jan 1st of which year?

1973


Well done you egg-heads.

Hope for more entries next week.

dave.

Title: Re: Friday Quiz No.5
Post by: kitz on November 24, 2008, 01:40:33 PM
Thanks Dave   :thumbs:

btw do I get 1/2 a point for the following question

6. What German car is named after a strong North Atlantic wind?

Passat.


6. What German car is named after a strong North Atlantic wind?
Pass

 :lol: :lol:
Title: Re: Friday Quiz No.5
Post by: UncleUB on November 24, 2008, 01:44:49 PM
I would give a half just for cheek  :D
Title: Re: Friday Quiz No.5
Post by: Achilles Last Stand on November 24, 2008, 02:27:00 PM
Hadn't realised you had started these again Dave  :cry2:
Title: Re: Friday Quiz No.5
Post by: kitz on November 24, 2008, 03:50:39 PM
I would give a half just for cheek  :D

heh... well the saying goes 'if you dont ask.............. '

 :D
Title: Re: Friday Quiz No.5
Post by: Floydoid on November 24, 2008, 08:51:07 PM
Oops. missed the quiz this week.