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Friday Quiz 12A - 2008 (Renumbered in case of superstition!)
« on: March 28, 2008, 08:54:38 AM »

Quiz 13 12A

Two rather easy rounds this week.

General Knowledge.

1. Which anniversary is called the Ruby Anniversary?

2.  A vehicle displaying the International Registration Code E would be from which country?

3. Which country is QANTAS the National Airline of?

4. A Captain in the Royal Navy is equivalent to what rank in the British Army?

5. What colour is the District Line on the London Underground map?

6. What gem represents a 30th anniversary?

7. What International Registration code would a vehicle from Holland display?

8. What is the name of the Spanish National Airline?

9. A Major-General in the Army is equal to what rank in the RAF?

10.Which Underground Line is Black on the maps?

Science & Nature.

1. What would you measure with a protractor?

2. In computers what does RAM stand for?

3. By what name is  Sodium Chloride more commonly known?

4. What colour spots does a common ladybird have?

5. Which bird lays the biggest egg in the world?

6. What reptile kills the most people in Africa?

7. What is the name given to a female swan?

8. What is the only common metal that is liquid at room temperature?

9. What is the national bird of New Zealand?

10. What is the only fruit that grows its seeds on the outside?

I'll post the answers to confirm that you have all got 20/20 (not your vision) on Sunday.

dave

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Re: Friday Quiz 12A - 2008 (Renumbered in case of superstition!)
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2008, 09:50:06 AM »

Friday ALREADY  !!!!!    I'm not superstitious   !!!!  off out now, but be back later to do this     ...touch wood   ;D
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Re: Friday Quiz 12A - 2008 (Renumbered in case of superstition!)
« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2008, 11:13:59 AM »

Quiz 13 12A

Two rather easy rounds this week.

General Knowledge.

1. Which anniversary is called the Ruby Anniversary? 40th

2.  A vehicle displaying the International Registration Code E would be from which country? Spain

3. Which country is QANTAS the National Airline of?Australia

4. A Captain in the Royal Navy is equivalent to what rank in the British Army?major

5. What colour is the District Line on the London Underground map?green

6. What gem represents a 30th anniversary?pearls

7. What International Registration code would a vehicle from Holland display?NL

8. What is the name of the Spanish National Airline?Iberia

9. A Major-General in the Army is equal to what rank in the RAF?Squadron leader

10.Which Underground Line is Black on the maps?Northern

Science & Nature.

1. What would you measure with a protractor?Angles

2. In computers what does RAM stand for?Random Access Memory

3. By what name is  Sodium Chloride more commonly known?Salt

4. What colour spots does a common ladybird have?black

5. Which bird lays the biggest egg in the world?Ostrich

6. What reptile kills the most people in Africa?snake

7. What is the name given to a female swan?Pen

8. What is the only common metal that is liquid at room temperature?Mercury

9. What is the national bird of New Zealand?Kiwi

10. What is the only fruit that grows its seeds on the outside?strawberry

I'll post the answers to confirm that you have all got 20/20 (not your vision) on Sunday.

dave


« Last Edit: March 28, 2008, 11:23:41 AM by UncleUB »
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Re: Friday Quiz 12A - 2008 (Renumbered in case of superstition!)
« Reply #3 on: March 28, 2008, 03:39:29 PM »

1. Which anniversary is called the Ruby Anniversary?     40th

2. A vehicle displaying the International Registration Code E would be from which country?    ESPAGNE

3. Which country is QANTAS the National Airline of?     AUSTRALIA

4. A Captain in the Royal Navy is equivalent to what rank in the British Army?
COLONEL   (hubby's answer)

5. What colour is the District Line on the London Underground map?  PASS

6. What gem represents a 30th anniversary?   PEARLS

7. What International Registration code would a vehicle from Holland display?   NL

8. What is the name of the Spanish National Airline?    IBERIA

9. A Major-General in the Army is equal to what rank in the RAF?  Air Vice Marshall      (hubby again !)

10.Which Underground Line is Black on the maps? PASS


Dave  I think you could have included the Paris Metro  !!!! ;D :P


Science & Nature.

1. What would you measure with a protractor?    Angles

2. In computers what does RAM stand for?    Random Access Memory

3. By what name is Sodium Chloride more commonly known?    Salt

4. What colour spots does a common ladybird have?   Black

5. Which bird lays the biggest egg in the world?  Ostrich

6. What reptile kills the most people in Africa?   Crocodile  ??

7. What is the name given to a female swan?   Pen

8. What is the only common metal that is liquid at room temperature?  Mercury

9. What is the national bird of New Zealand?  Kiwi

10. What is the only fruit that grows its seeds on the outside?    Strawberry

« Last Edit: March 28, 2008, 03:43:03 PM by scottiesmum »
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Re: Friday Quiz 12A - 2008 (Renumbered in case of superstition!)
« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2008, 07:23:16 PM »


Dave  I think you could have included the Paris Metro  !!!! ;D :P


'Allo! 'Allo!  Is that Le Frrensh undergound?

Accent is rubbish!  :no:

dave
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Re: Friday Quiz 12A - 2008 (Renumbered in case of superstition!)
« Reply #5 on: March 29, 2008, 11:32:49 AM »

General Knowledge.

1. Which anniversary is called the Ruby Anniversary? Pass

2.  A vehicle displaying the International Registration Code E would be from which country? Spain

3. Which country is QANTAS the National Airline of? Australia

4. A Captain in the Royal Navy is equivalent to what rank in the British Army? Captain?

5. What colour is the District Line on the London Underground map? Green

6. What gem represents a 30th anniversary? Pass

7. What International Registration code would a vehicle from Holland display? NL

8. What is the name of the Spanish National Airline? Iberia

9. A Major-General in the Army is equal to what rank in the RAF? Squadron Leader?

10.Which Underground Line is Black on the maps? Northern Line

Science & Nature.

1. What would you measure with a protractor? Angles

2. In computers what does RAM stand for? Random Access Memory

3. By what name is  Sodium Chloride more commonly known? Common salt

4. What colour spots does a common ladybird have? Black

5. Which bird lays the biggest egg in the world? Ostrich

6. What reptile kills the most people in Africa? Crocodile

7. What is the name given to a female swan? Cob

8. What is the only common metal that is liquid at room temperature? Mercury

9. What is the national bird of New Zealand? Kiwi

10. What is the only fruit that grows its seeds on the outside? Strawberry
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Re: Friday Quiz 12A - 2008 (Renumbered in case of superstition!)
« Reply #6 on: March 29, 2008, 12:38:36 PM »

General Knowledge.

1. Which anniversary is called the Ruby Anniversary?
40

2.  A vehicle displaying the International Registration Code E would be from which country?
Espania

3. Which country is QANTAS the National Airline of?
Australia

4. A Captain in the Royal Navy is equivalent to what rank in the British Army?
Colonel

5. What colour is the District Line on the London Underground map?
Green?

6. What gem represents a 30th anniversary?
Pearl

7. What International Registration code would a vehicle from Holland display?
NL

8. What is the name of the Spanish National Airline?
Iberia

9. A Major-General in the Army is equal to what rank in the RAF?
Vice marshall?

10.Which Underground Line is Black on the maps?
Northern

Science & Nature.

1. What would you measure with a protractor?
Angle

2. In computers what does RAM stand for?
Random Access Memory

3. By what name is  Sodium Chloride more commonly known?
Salt

4. What colour spots does a common ladybird have?
Black

5. Which bird lays the biggest egg in the world?
Ostrich

6. What reptile kills the most people in Africa?
Snake

7. What is the name given to a female swan?
Pen

8. What is the only common metal that is liquid at room temperature?
Mercury

9. What is the national bird of New Zealand?
Kiwi

10. What is the only fruit that grows its seeds on the outside?
Strawberry
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Re: Friday Quiz 12A - 2008 (Renumbered in case of superstition!)
« Reply #7 on: March 29, 2008, 03:51:32 PM »

General Knowledge.

1. Which anniversary is called the Ruby Anniversary?  40 years

2.  A vehicle displaying the International Registration Code E would be from which country?  Spain

3. Which country is QANTAS the National Airline of?  Australia

4. A Captain in the Royal Navy is equivalent to what rank in the British Army?  Mmmm Colonel

5. What colour is the District Line on the London Underground map?  Green

6. What gem represents a 30th anniversary?  Pearl

7. What International Registration code would a vehicle from Holland display?  NL

8. What is the name of the Spanish National Airline?   Iberia

9. A Major-General in the Army is equal to what rank in the RAF?  Mmmm again... Air Marshall

10.Which Underground Line is Black on the maps?  Northern Line

Science & Nature.

1. What would you measure with a protractor?  Angles (oh lordy, school!)

2. In computers what does RAM stand for? Random Access Memory

3. By what name is  Sodium Chloride more commonly known?  Salt

4. What colour spots does a common ladybird have?  Black

5. Which bird lays the biggest egg in the world?  Ostrich

6. What reptile kills the most people in Africa?  I'm dithering but Crocodile

7. What is the name given to a female swan?  Pen

8. What is the only common metal that is liquid at room temperature?  Mercury

9. What is the national bird of New Zealand?  Kiwi

10. What is the only fruit that grows its seeds on the outside?  Strawberry


No need to worry about superstition with all these cats about  (just dye them black) ;D


Thanks Dave   :graduate:
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Re: Friday Quiz 12A - 2008 (Renumbered in case of superstition!)
« Reply #8 on: March 30, 2008, 11:09:27 AM »

General Knowledge.

1. Which anniversary is called the Ruby Anniversary?
40 years

2.  A vehicle displaying the International Registration Code E would be from which country?
Spain

3. Which country is QANTAS the National Airline of?
Australia

4. A Captain in the Royal Navy is equivalent to what rank in the British Army?
Colonel

5. What colour is the District Line on the London Underground map?
green

6. What gem represents a 30th anniversary?
pearl

7. What International Registration code would a vehicle from Holland display?
Nl

8. What is the name of the Spanish National Airline?
Iberia

9. A Major-General in the Army is equal to what rank in the RAF?
Air Vice-Marshall

10.Which Underground Line is Black on the maps?
Northern


Science & Nature.

1. What would you measure with a protractor?
angles

2. In computers what does RAM stand for?
Random Access Memory (actually a misnomer as all types of computer memory/storage use random access techniques... the stuff we call RAM should correctly be called volatile read-write memory)

3. By what name is  Sodium Chloride more commonly known?
common salt

4. What colour spots does a common ladybird have?
black

5. Which bird lays the biggest egg in the world?
ostrich

6. What reptile kills the most people in Africa?
crocodile?

7. What is the name given to a female swan?
pen

8. What is the only common metal that is liquid at room temperature?
mercury

9. What is the national bird of New Zealand?
kiwi

10. What is the only fruit that grows its seeds on the outside?
strawberry
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Re: Friday Quiz 12A - 2008 (Renumbered in case of superstition!)
« Reply #9 on: March 30, 2008, 12:22:48 PM »

Far too easy this week, I think everyone got 99%.
I've knock 1% off for slow typing.  ;D

General Knowledge. 

1. Which anniversary is called the Ruby Anniversary?

40

2.  A vehicle displaying the International Registration Code E would be from which country?

Spain

3. Which country is QANTAS the National Airline of?

Australia

4. A Captain in the Royal Navy is equivalent to what rank in the British Army?

Colonel

5. What colour is the District Line on the London Underground map?

Green

6. What gem represents a 30th anniversary?

Pearl

7. What International Registration code would a vehicle from Holland display?

NL for Netherlands

8. What is the name of the Spanish National Airline?

Iberia

9. A Major-General in the Army is equal to what rank in the RAF?

Air Vice-Marshal

10.Which Underground Line is Black on the maps?

Northern Line


Science & Nature.

1. What would you measure with a protractor?
Angles

2. In computers what does RAM stand for?
Random Access Memory

3. By what name is  Sodium Chloride more commonly known?
Salt

4. What colour spots does a common ladybird have?
Black

5. Which bird lays the biggest egg in the world?
The ostrich

6. What reptile kills the most people in Africa?
The Crocodile

7. What is the name given to a female swan?
Pen

8. What is the only common metal that is liquid at room temperature?
Mercury

9. What is the national bird of New Zealand?
The Kiwi

10. What is the only fruit that grows its seeds on the outside?
The strawberry

 
Not quite sure what to hit you with next Friday but it will be a bit more devious than these easy ones.

dave  >:D
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Re: Friday Quiz 12A - 2008 (Renumbered in case of superstition!)
« Reply #10 on: March 30, 2008, 12:31:16 PM »

Thanks again Dave... but we really do need something a bit more taxing on the old grey matter. :)
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Re: Friday Quiz 12A - 2008 (Renumbered in case of superstition!)
« Reply #11 on: March 30, 2008, 12:55:36 PM »

Here you are Floydy  .. can you get your grey matter around this  ??    :'(

http://intelligence-test.net/part_4/

or ...............  I quite enjoyed this  one and scored 115

http://simple-iq.com/
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Re: Friday Quiz 12A - 2008 (Renumbered in case of superstition!)
« Reply #12 on: March 30, 2008, 02:21:56 PM »

Managed 10/18 on the first one (two more I think I knew but couldn't get the exact wording).

"This sort of assessment would discriminate against those with non-linguistic pattern recognition (like solving jigsaw puzzles) and spatial intelligence (like the ability to use a map or see hidden figures in a drawing)."

That's my excuse. :)
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Re: Friday Quiz 12A - 2008 (Renumbered in case of superstition!)
« Reply #13 on: March 30, 2008, 02:31:53 PM »


"This sort of assessment would discriminate against those with non-linguistic pattern recognition (like solving jigsaw puzzles) and spatial intelligence (like the ability to use a map or see hidden figures in a drawing)."


Dead right there! I got 7.  :'(
dave  ;D
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Re: Friday Quiz 12A - 2008 (Renumbered in case of superstition!)
« Reply #14 on: March 30, 2008, 02:36:37 PM »

Got 136 on the second one... "exceptional! - most people see you as genius" (hmm interesting theory)

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