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dave.m

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Friday Quiz 1-2008
« on: January 04, 2008, 11:09:26 AM »

Right! Happy New Year!
I hope you have all got clear heads.  :no:

Think back to December, not just the last one  ???, all the questions relate to things that happened in December.
Just one round this week to get you back in the mood. Good luck everyone.

It Happened In December

1. On Dec. 14th 1962 Mariner ll sent back the first close-up pictures of which planet?


2. In Dec 1911 Roald Amundsen became the first man to reach the South Pole. What nationality was he?


3. December 1936 saw Edward Vlll abdicate in favour of his brother, the Duke of York who became which king?


4. On Dec 7th 1982, Charles Brooks Jnr was the first prisoner to be executed in the US by which method?


5. In 1921 Irish independence was granted for the 26 southern states. How many counties formed Ulster or Northern Ireland?


6. Which county became the first new side to be admitted to first-class cricket for 90 years, in 1991?


7. 1963 saw which model jailed for nine months for perjury in the Profumo scandal?


8. On 4th Dec in 1935, Charles Darrow, an unemployed engineer, devised which board game?


9. On December 1st of which year were the two halves of the Channel Tunnel first joined?


10. Put these ladies in order, eldest to youngest: a) Jenny Agutter b) Bette Midler c) Marianne Faithful


 Answers on Sunday.

dave    :graduate:


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UncleUB

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Re: Friday Quiz 1-2008
« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2008, 11:51:52 AM »

1) Mars
2) Norwegian
3)George VI
4) Lethal Injection
5) 7
6) Sri-Lanka
7)Christine Keeler
8)Monopoly
9) 1991
10)C,A,B

oops, misread the cricket question,thought it said country,wont change it though  :angel:
« Last Edit: January 04, 2008, 12:41:10 PM by UncleUB »
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Re: Friday Quiz 1-2008
« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2008, 12:34:33 PM »

1. On Dec. 14th 1962 Mariner ll sent back the first close-up pictures of which planet?
Venus

2. In Dec 1911 Roald Amundsen became the first man to reach the South Pole. What nationality was he?
Norwegian

3. December 1936 saw Edward Vlll abdicate in favour of his brother, the Duke of York who became which king?
George VI

4. On Dec 7th 1982, Charles Brooks Jnr was the first prisoner to be executed in the US by which method?
Lethal injection

5. In 1921 Irish independence was granted for the 26 southern states. How many counties formed Ulster or Northern Ireland?
6

6. Which county became the first new side to be admitted to first-class cricket for 90 years, in 1991?
Durham

7. 1963 saw which model jailed for nine months for perjury in the Profumo scandal?
Christine Keeler

8. On 4th Dec in 1935, Charles Darrow, an unemployed engineer, devised which board game?
Monopoly

9. On December 1st of which year were the two halves of the Channel Tunnel first joined?
1990

10. Put these ladies in order, eldest to youngest: a) Jenny Agutter b) Bette Midler c) Marianne Faithful
b,c,a
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Re: Friday Quiz 1-2008
« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2008, 02:05:36 PM »

1. On Dec. 14th 1962 Mariner ll sent back the first close-up pictures of which planet?

Mmmm Mars or Venus, Mars or Venus…. Venus

2. In Dec 1911 Roald Amundsen became the first man to reach the South Pole. What nationality was he?

Norwegian

3. December 1936 saw Edward Vlll abdicate in favour of his brother, the Duke of York who became which king?

George VI

4. On Dec 7th 1982, Charles Brooks Jnr was the first prisoner to be executed in the US by which method?

Lethal injection

5. In 1921 Irish independence was granted for the 26 southern states. How many counties formed Ulster or Northern Ireland?

Pass

6. Which county became the first new side to be admitted to first-class cricket for 90 years, in 1991?

Pass

7. 1963 saw which model jailed for nine months for perjury in the Profumo scandal?

Christine Keeler

8. On 4th Dec in 1935, Charles Darrow, an unemployed engineer, devised which board game?

Monopoly

9. On December 1st of which year were the two halves of the Channel Tunnel first joined?

1990

10. Put these ladies in order, eldest to youngest: a) Jenny Agutter b) Bette Midler c) Marianne Faithful

(b) Bette (c) Marianne (a) Jenny


And I've had a clear head all week so there!

Thanks Dave  :police:
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dave.m

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Re: Friday Quiz 1-2008
« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2008, 10:51:55 PM »

Well done. Some good scores after the New year celebrations:

It Happened In December

1. On Dec. 14th 1962 Mariner ll sent back the first close-up pictures of which planet?

Venus

2. In Dec 1911 Roald Amundsen became the first man to reach the South Pole. What nationality was he?

Norwegian

3. December 1936 saw Edward Vlll abdicate in favour of his brother, the Duke of York who became which king?

George Vl

4. On Dec 7th 1982, Charles Brooks Jnr was the first prisoner to be executed in the US by which method?

Lethal Injection

5. In 1921 Irish independence was granted for the 26 southern states. How many counties formed Ulster or Northern Ireland?

Six

6. Which county became the first new side to be admitted to first-class cricket for 90 years, in 1991?

Durham

7. 1963 saw which model jailed for nine months for perjury in the Profumo scandal?

Christine Keeler

8. On 4th Dec. Charles Darrow, an unemployed engineer, devised which board game in 1935?

Monopoly

9. On December 1st of which year were the two halves of the Channel Tunnel first joined?

1990

10. Put these ladies in order, eldest to youngest: a) Jenny Agutter b) Bette Midler c) Marianne Faithful

b) Bette Midler 62
c) Marianne Faithful 61
a) Jenny Agutter 55

   
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