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dave.m

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Friday Quiz 6 - 2008
« on: February 07, 2008, 11:39:00 PM »

First round is ‘Ladies’ Round but the fellows can have a go.

Women In The news 2007

1. In 2007, Ruth Kelly, Jacqui Smith, Harriet Harman, Hazel Blears all confessed to doing what?

2. Which country won the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup?

3. Lord Justice Scott Baker replaced Baroness Butler-Sloss in what position?

4. Faye Turney became famous as a member of which of the services?

5. Blake Fielder-Civil achieved notoriety as whose errant husband?

6. Cristina Kirchner became the first elected woman president of which country?

7. What was Paris Hilton's offence for which she was sentenced to 45 days in prison?

8. In what Sudan city was Gillian Gibbons imprisoned for the blasphemous naming of a teddy bear incident?

9. The Kate Moss Collection was launched by what store chain?

10. Clarence Mitchell was appointed media spokesman for whom in September 2007?


Then a straight forward 50-50 chance:
 
True Or False

1. A female donkey is known as a Jenny. True or False?

2. An orchidectomy is the surgical removal of the tonsils. True or False?

3. Dunlop invented vulcanised rubber. True or False?

4. A lobster has eight legs. True or False?

5. A hurricane is represented by the number 10 on the Beaufort Scale. True or False?

6. Ian Flemming wrote ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’. True or False?

7. Mars is the closest planet to the sun. True or False?

8. The mosquito accounts for more deaths than any other insect. True or False?

9. Ethylene Glycol is more commonly called Antifreeze. True or False?

10. NASA stands for National Aerospace and Science Administration. True or False?


Good luck everyone.
I’ll be back with the answers on Sunday.
Dave
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Re: Friday Quiz 6 - 2008
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2008, 09:27:13 AM »

1. In 2007, Ruth Kelly, Jacqui Smith, Harriet Harman, Hazel Blears all confessed to doing what? SMOKING CANNABIS

2. Which country won the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup? PASS

3. Lord Justice Scott Baker replaced Baroness Butler-Sloss in what position? CORONER IN DIANA CASE

4. Faye Turney became famous as a member of which of the services? NAVY

5. Blake Fielder-Civil achieved notoriety as whose errant husband? AMY WHINEHOUSE

6. Cristina Kirchner became the first elected woman president of which country? PASS

7. What was Paris Hilton's offence for which she was sentenced to 45 days in prison?
DRIVING WHILST UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF DRINK

8. In what Sudan city was Gillian Gibbons imprisoned for the blasphemous naming of a teddy bear incident? KHARTOUM

9. The Kate Moss Collection was launched by what store chain? TOP SHOP

10. Clarence Mitchell was appointed media spokesman for whom in September 2007? THE MCCANNS



1. A female donkey is known as a Jenny. True or False? TRUE

2. An orchidectomy is the surgical removal of the tonsils. True or False? FALSE    

3. Dunlop invented vulcanised rubber. True or False? FALSE

4. A lobster has eight legs. True or False? TRUE IF YOU DON'T COUNT THE FRONT PINCERS

5. A hurricane is represented by the number 10 on the Beaufort Scale. True or False? FALSE

6. Ian Flemming wrote ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’. True or False? TRUE

7. Mars is the closest planet to the sun. True or False? FALSE

8. The mosquito accounts for more deaths than any other insect. True or False? FALSE

9. Ethylene Glycol is more commonly called Antifreeze. True or False? TRUE

10. NASA stands for National Aerospace and Science Administration. True or False? FALSE


THANKS DAVE... REALLY ENJOYED THAT ONE ..MADE THE BRAIN DO OVERTIME !!
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Re: Friday Quiz 6 - 2008
« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2008, 01:46:43 PM »

Women In The news 2007

Dave, you know how good I am at current affairs   :P

1. In 2007, Ruth Kelly, Jacqui Smith, Harriet Harman, Hazel Blears all confessed to doing what?

Smoking cannabis


2. Which country won the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup?

Pass

3. Lord Justice Scott Baker replaced Baroness Butler-Sloss in what position?

Speaker of the House of Commons

4. Faye Turney became famous as a member of which of the services?

Pass

5. Blake Fielder-Civil achieved notoriety as whose errant husband?

Pass

6. Cristina Kirchner became the first elected woman president of which country?

Pass

7. What was Paris Hilton's offence for which she was sentenced to 45 days in prison?

Pass

8. In what Sudan city was Gillian Gibbons imprisoned for the blasphemous naming of a teddy bear incident?

Pass (although I have actually heard of this one!)

9. The Kate Moss Collection was launched by what store chain?

Top Shop

10. Clarence Mitchell was appointed media spokesman for whom in September 2007?

Pass



True Or False

1. A female donkey is known as a Jenny. True or False?

True

2. An orchidectomy is the surgical removal of the tonsils. True or False?

False (are we back to cojones?)

3. Dunlop invented vulcanised rubber. True or False?

False

4. A lobster has eight legs. True or False?

False (I’m not counting the claws)

5. A hurricane is represented by the number 10 on the Beaufort Scale. True or False?

False

6. Ian Flemming wrote ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’. True or False?

True

7. Mars is the closest planet to the sun. True or False?

False

8. The mosquito accounts for more deaths than any other insect. True or False?

True

9. Ethylene Glycol is more commonly called Antifreeze. True or False?

True

10. NASA stands for National Aerospace and Science Administration. True or False?

False (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)


Thanks Dave   :graduate:
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Re: Friday Quiz 6 - 2008
« Reply #3 on: February 08, 2008, 02:51:38 PM »

1,xxxxxxxxxxxxx

2,Germany

3,xxxxxxxxxxxxx

4,Air Force

5,xxxxxxxxxxx

6,Germany

7,Drink Driving

8,Khartoum

9,Top Shop

10,Britany Spears

1,true

2,false

3,true

4,false

5,false

6,true

7,false

8,true

9,true

10,false.


Thanks Dave  :)
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Re: Friday Quiz 6 - 2008
« Reply #4 on: February 10, 2008, 04:29:14 PM »

1. In 2007, Ruth Kelly, Jacqui Smith, Harriet Harman, Hazel Blears all confessed to doing what?
Pass

2. Which country won the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup?
Pass

3. Lord Justice Scott Baker replaced Baroness Butler-Sloss in what position?
Pass

4. Faye Turney became famous as a member of which of the services?
The lady who was imprisioned in iran when supposedly caught in their waters with other guys from the RN

5. Blake Fielder-Civil achieved notoriety as whose errant husband?
Pass

6. Cristina Kirchner became the first elected woman president of which country?
Pass

7. What was Paris Hilton's offence for which she was sentenced to 45 days in prison?
Driving offences.

8. In what Sudan city was Gillian Gibbons imprisoned for the blasphemous naming of a teddy bear incident?
Pass

9. The Kate Moss Collection was launched by what store chain?
Top Shop

10. Clarence Mitchell was appointed media spokesman for whom in September 2007?
Pass


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1. A female donkey is known as a Jenny. True or False?
True

2. An orchidectomy is the surgical removal of the tonsils. True or False?
False

3. Dunlop invented vulcanised rubber. True or False?
False

4. A lobster has eight legs. True or False?
hmmmm 8 legs 2 claws 10 in total

5. A hurricane is represented by the number 10 on the Beaufort Scale. True or False?
True

6. Ian Flemming wrote ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’. True or False?
True

7. Mars is the closest planet to the sun. True or False?
False


8. The mosquito accounts for more deaths than any other insect. True or False?
True

9. Ethylene Glycol is more commonly called Antifreeze. True or False?
True

10. NASA stands for National Aerospace and Science Administration. True or False?
False
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Re: Friday Quiz 6 - 2008
« Reply #5 on: February 10, 2008, 07:04:31 PM »

Before I post the answers, No. 4 in the True or False is a bit ambiguous and so either answer will do as there are various entries in the web as to whether the claws count as legs or not.

How did the ladies know that No.2 was False?  ???

Women In The news 2007  Answers

1. In 2007, Ruth Kelly, Jacqui Smith, Harriet Harman, Hazel Blears all confessed to doing what?

Using Cannabis

2. Which country won the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup?

Germany (becoming the first nation to retain the title, with a 2-0 final victory over Brazil)

3. Lord Justice Scott Baker replaced Baroness Butler-Sloss in what position?

Coroner at the inquests into the deaths of Princess Diana and Dodi Al Fayed

4. Faye Turney became famous as a member of which of the services?

Royal Navy (She was the only woman sailor among the patrol group from HMS Cornwall which was captured by Iran in the Gulf.)

5. Blake Fielder-Civil achieved notoriety as whose errant husband?

Amy Winehouse

6. Cristina Kirchner became the first elected woman president of which country?

Argentina

7. What was Paris Hilton's offence for which she was sentenced to 45 days in prison?

Driving while banned

8. In what Sudan city was Gillian Gibbons imprisoned for the blasphemous naming of a teddy bear incident?

Khartoum

9. The Kate Moss Collection was launched by what store chain?

Top Shop

10. Clarence Mitchell was appointed media spokesman for whom in September 2007?
Gerry and Kate McCann


True Or False answers

1. A female donkey is known as a Jenny. True or False?

True

2. An orchidectomy is the surgical removal of the tonsils. True or False?

False. It is the removal of the testicles  :'( :'(

3. Dunlop invented vulcanised rubber. True or False?

False. It was Goodyear

4. A lobster has eight legs. True or False?

False. It has ten legs. See my comment at the top.

5. A hurricane is represented by the number 10 on the Beaufort Scale. True or False?

False. It is the number 12.

6. Ian Flemming wrote ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’. True or False?

True

7. Mars is the closest planet to the sun. True or False?

False. It is Mercury

8. The mosquito accounts for more deaths than any other insect. True or False?

True

9. Ethylene Glycol is more commonly called Antifreeze. True or False?

True

10. NASA stands for National Aerospace and Science Administration. True or False?

False. It is National Aeronautics and Space Administration


Good effort

dave

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Re: Friday Quiz 6 - 2008
« Reply #6 on: February 11, 2008, 08:42:07 AM »

Thanks for a bit more edumacation Dave  :graduate:
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Re: Friday Quiz 6 - 2008
« Reply #7 on: February 11, 2008, 06:49:59 PM »

Yes, you're right there. I can hardly answer any of the questions, but I do learn from the answers. :)
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Re: Friday Quiz 6 - 2008
« Reply #8 on: February 11, 2008, 10:23:03 PM »

Dont we all :)

From this weeks Q's its obvious that current affairs isnt my best topic either :D
I still enjoy doing them though :)
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