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Author Topic: Friday Quiz 26 - 2008  (Read 7920 times)

dave.m

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Friday Quiz 26 - 2008
« on: June 20, 2008, 11:25:17 AM »

A mixed bag this week.

General Knowledge

1. What animal is the official symbol of the Worldwide Fund for Nature?

2. In which Dickens’s novel do we meet the Artful Dodger and Fagin?

3. How many squares are there on a traditional Snakes & Ladders board?

4. Who had a no 1 in March 2004 with “Mysterious Girl”?

5. What profession would be followed by someone with the letters FRCVS?

6. What is the name of the sugar found naturally in milk?

7. Which river forms much of the border between England and Scotland?

8. What were the surnames of Bonnie & Clyde?
 
9. What is the common name for the crane fly?
 
10. Which country is to host the 2011 Rugby World Cup?


Britain

1. On which river does Runcorn lie?

2. Oswestry is in which county?

3. What was the name of Dick Turpin’s horse?

4. Who has won the most International soccer caps for England? David Beckham, Peter Shilton or Michael Owen?

5. On a Monopoly board what colour is Piccadilly?

6. At which racecourse is the St Leger run?

7. Which British politician won the Admiral’s Cup in 1971 in his yacht ‘Morning Cloud’?

8. When is St Georges day?

9. The Japanese company Nomura owns more what in Britain than any other company, is it Computers, Pubs, or Busses?

10. How many miles are there in eight kilometres?

Good luck.
Answers on Sunday but you should all get 20/20 (is that good eyesight?)

dave

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Re: Friday Quiz 26 - 2008
« Reply #1 on: June 20, 2008, 05:32:46 PM »

General Knowledge

1. What animal is the official symbol of the Worldwide Fund for Nature?
Panda

2. In which Dickens’s novel do we meet the Artful Dodger and Fagin?
Oliver Twist

3. How many squares are there on a traditional Snakes & Ladders board?
100

4. Who had a no 1 in March 2004 with “Mysterious Girl”?
Peter André

5. What profession would be followed by someone with the letters FRCVS?
A vet

6. What is the name of the sugar found naturally in milk?
Lactose

7. Which river forms much of the border between England and Scotland?
Tweed

8. What were the surnames of Bonnie & Clyde?
Dunno
 
9. What is the common name for the crane fly?
Daddy long legs
 
10. Which country is to host the 2011 Rugby World Cup?
Dunno


Britain

1. On which river does Runcorn lie?
Mersey

2. Oswestry is in which county?
Shropshire

3. What was the name of Dick Turpin’s horse?
Black Bess

4. Who has won the most International soccer caps for England? David Beckham, Peter Shilton or Michael Owen?
shilton

5. On a Monopoly board what colour is Piccadilly?
red?

6. At which racecourse is the St Leger run?
Doncaster of course

7. Which British politician won the Admiral’s Cup in 1971 in his yacht ‘Morning Cloud’?
Ted Heath

8. When is St Georges day?
April 23rd

9. The Japanese company Nomura owns more what in Britain than any other company, is it Computers, Pubs, or Busses?
No idea

10. How many miles are there in eight kilometres?
5
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Re: Friday Quiz 26 - 2008
« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2008, 07:35:33 AM »

1. What animal is the official symbol of the Worldwide Fund for Nature?  Panda

2. In which Dickens’s novel do we meet the Artful Dodger and Fagin?  Oliver Twist

3. How many squares are there on a traditional Snakes & Ladders board? 144

4. Who had a no 1 in March 2004 with “Mysterious Girl”? Gawd knows...

5. What profession would be followed by someone with the letters FRCVS?  Vet Surgeon   

6. What is the name of the sugar found naturally in milk?   lactose

7. Which river forms much of the border between England and Scotland? Dee....erm

8. What were the surnames of Bonnie & Clyde?  Forgotten this one
 
9. What is the common name for the crane fly?    daddy long legs
 
10. Which country is to host the 2011 Rugby World Cup?  - erm... who cares actually  :lol:  probably New Zealand...


Britain

1. On which river does Runcorn lie?      Dunno

2. Oswestry is in which county?           Staffordshire

3. What was the name of Dick Turpin’s horse?    Black Bess

4. Who has won the most International soccer caps for England? David Beckham, Peter Shilton or Michael Owen?     Peter Shilton

5. On a Monopoly board what colour is Piccadilly?   Yellow

6. At which racecourse is the St Leger run?   Doncaster

7. Which British politician won the Admiral’s Cup in 1971 in his yacht ‘Morning Cloud’?  Good old Edward Heath...<spit>

8. When is St Georges day?  23rd April same same day as Shakespeare's birth/death

9. The Japanese company Nomura owns more what in Britain than any other company, is it Computers, Pubs, or Busses?   Pubs

10. How many miles are there in eight kilometres?  will you please talk English!!  2 miles?

Good one Dave.....think I managed to get some this time  ;D

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Re: Friday Quiz 26 - 2008
« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2008, 10:24:28 AM »

General Knowledge

1. What animal is the official symbol of the Worldwide Fund for Nature? Panda

2. In which Dickens’s novel do we meet the Artful Dodger and Fagin?  Oliver Twist

3. How many squares are there on a traditional Snakes & Ladders board? 100

4. Who had a no 1 in March 2004 with “Mysterious Girl”?  Peter Andre

5. What profession would be followed by someone with the letters FRCVS?  Fellow of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons

6. What is the name of the sugar found naturally in milk?  Lactose

7. Which river forms much of the border between England and Scotland?  Mmmm Tyne maybe

8. What were the surnames of Bonnie & Clyde? Parker and Barrow
 
9. What is the common name for the crane fly?  Daddy Longlegs(ugh)
 
10. Which country is to host the 2011 Rugby World Cup?  Pass


Britain

1. On which river does Runcorn lie?  Pass

2. Oswestry is in which county?  Shropshire

3. What was the name of Dick Turpin’s horse?   Black Bess

4. Who has won the most International soccer caps for England? David Beckham, Peter Shilton or Michael Owen?  [who cares  :twisted: ] Shilton

5. On a Monopoly board what colour is Piccadilly?  I'd call it Purple but some might say dark blue or indigo I suppose.

6. At which racecourse is the St Leger run?  Doncaster

7. Which British politician won the Admiral’s Cup in 1971 in his yacht ‘Morning Cloud’?  Ted Heath

8. When is St Georges day?  23 April

9. The Japanese company Nomura owns more what in Britain than any other company, is it Computers, Pubs, or Busses?  Pubs

10. How many miles are there in eight kilometres? Five

Thanks dave   :graduate:
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dave.m

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Re: Friday Quiz 26 - 2008
« Reply #4 on: June 22, 2008, 10:16:55 PM »

Some very good scores, well done.

General Knowledge

1. What animal is the official symbol of the Worldwide Fund for Nature?

Giant Panda

2. In which Dickens’s novel do we meet the Artful Dodger and Fagin?

Oliver Twist

3. How many squares are there on a traditional Snakes & Ladders board?

One hundred

4. Who had a no 1 in March 2004 with “Mysterious Girl”?

Peter Andre

5. What profession would be followed by someone with the letters FRCVS?

Vet

6. What is the name of the sugar found naturally in milk?

Lactose

7. Which river forms much of the border between England and Scotland?

The Tweed

8. What were the surnames of Bonnie & Clyde?

Bonnie Parker & Clyde Barrow
 
9. What is the common name for the crane fly?

Daddy long legs
 
10. Which country is to host the 2011 Rugby World Cup?

New Zealand


Britain

1. On which river does Runcorn lie?

The R. Mersey

2. Oswestry is in which county?

Shropshire

3. What was the name of Dick Turpin’s horse?

Black Bess

4. Who has won the most International soccer caps for England? David Beckham, Peter Shilton or Michael Owen?

Peter Shilton

5. On a Monopoly board what colour is Piccadilly?

Yellow

6. At which racecourse is the St Leger run?

Doncaster

7. Which British politician won the Admiral’s Cup in 1971 in his yacht ‘Morning Cloud’?

Edward (Ted) Heath

8. When is St Georges day?

23rd April

9. The Japanese company Nomura owns more what in Britain than any other company, is it Computers, Pubs, or Busses?

Pubs

10. How many miles are there in eight kilometres?

Five



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