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Author Topic: Friday Quiz 29 - 2008  (Read 8785 times)

dave.m

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Friday Quiz 29 - 2008
« on: July 11, 2008, 01:04:26 PM »

Let's see how well travelled you all are, or do you use Google Earth?

Roads & Railways

1. What is the name of the emblem found on a Rolls Royce?

2. In which city would you be if you caught a train from Lime Street station?

3. What’s the name of the road in London that runs from Buckingham Palace to Admiralty Arch?

4. Which city has a station called Temple Meads?

5. The Roman Road Ermine Street ran from London to where?

6. Waverley station is in which town?

7. Which motorway runs from London to South Wales?

8. The Grand Central station is an Art Deco building in which city?

9. In which city is Seven Sisters Railway Station?

10. What is the standard gauge for Britain’s railways, 3ft 6inches, 4ft 8 ½ inches, 5ft, 9 ¾ inches?



Logos & Trademarks

Which companies do you know or deal with?




Answers on Sunday.

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UncleUB

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Re: Friday Quiz 29 - 2008
« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2008, 03:35:38 PM »

1, Spirit of ecstacy
2, Liverpool
3,The mall
4,Bristol
5,York
6,xxxxxxxxxxxx
7,M4
8,New York
9,Brighton?
10,4ft 8.5 inches



1,Landrover
2,Dell
3,RBS
4,xxxxxxxxxxx
5,Ferrari
6,xxxxxxxxxxx
7,xxxxxxxxxxx
8,xxxxxxxxxxx
9,Coca Cola?
10,Disney
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scottiesmum

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Re: Friday Quiz 29 - 2008
« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2008, 04:29:01 PM »

1. What is the name of the emblem found on a Rolls Royce?     The Spirit of Ecstasy

2. In which city would you be if you caught a train from Lime Street station?  Liverpool

3. What’s the name of the road in London that runs from Buckingham Palace to Admiralty Arch?      The Mall

4. Which city has a station called Temple Meads?     Bristol

5. The Roman Road Ermine Street ran from London to where?    York

6. Waverley station is in which town?    Edinburgh

7. Which motorway runs from London to South Wales?     M4 ?

8. The Grand Central station is an Art Deco building in which city?    New York

9. In which city is Seven Sisters Railway Station?     From memory, there's an underground stop  at Tottenham called Seven Sisters 

10. What is the standard gauge for Britain’s railways, 3ft 6inches, 4ft 8 ½ inches, 5ft, 9 ¾ inches?       No idea 



The ONLY emblem I recognise is

1.  Land Rover     


pass on the rest.
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Re: Friday Quiz 29 - 2008
« Reply #3 on: July 11, 2008, 05:13:14 PM »

1. What is the name of the emblem found on a Rolls Royce?             

Spirit of ecstasy

2. In which city would you be if you caught a train from Lime Street station?

Liverpool (You have to be very careful boarding a train from Norwich station as to wether your on the train to liverpool lime street or Liverpool street station london, when the stops are announced on the train tannoy you'll occasionaly get paniced passengers quickly getting off)

3. What’s the name of the road in London that runs from Buckingham Palace to Admiralty Arch?

The Mall

4. Which city has a station called Temple Meads?

Bristol

5. The Roman Road Ermine Street ran from London to where?

Pass

6. Waverley station is in which town?

Pass

7. Which motorway runs from London to South Wales?

M4

8. The Grand Central station is an Art Deco building in which city?

New York

9. In which city is Seven Sisters Railway Station?

I thought that was an underground station in the tottenham area too ?


10. What is the standard gauge for Britain’s railways, 3ft 6inches, 4ft 8 ½ inches, 5ft, 9 ¾ inches?

4ft 8 1/2" (just imagine if we had Isembard Kingdom Brunell's 7foot something guage)


land rover
dell
Royal bank of Scotland
Nestle
Porche
Pizza Hut
CNN
FedEx was about to pass but just got it
Cocacola
Disney

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kitz

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Re: Friday Quiz 29 - 2008
« Reply #4 on: July 12, 2008, 10:17:01 PM »

Damn - I was sure I posted these on Friday.   ???
Must have been delaying on logo 8 which was driving me nuts and the only one I hadnt got... and I mustnt have hit the send key or something :/
Anyhow I think this is what I meant to post

1. What is the name of the emblem found on a Rolls Royce?
Flying Lady/ Flying Angel?

2. In which city would you be if you caught a train from Lime Street station?
Liverpool

3. What’s the name of the road in London that runs from Buckingham Palace to Admiralty Arch?
The Mall

4. Which city has a station called Temple Meads?
Bristol

5. The Roman Road Ermine Street ran from London to where?
Pass

6. Waverley station is in which town?
Pass

7. Which motorway runs from London to South Wales?
M4

8. The Grand Central station is an Art Deco building in which city?
New York

9. In which city is Seven Sisters Railway Station?
Pass

10. What is the standard gauge for Britain’s railways, 3ft 6inches, 4ft 8 ½ inches, 5ft, 9 ¾ inches?
Guess 4ft 8 ½ inches


1. Landrover
2. Dell
3. RBS
4. Nestle
5. Porche
6. -
7. CNN
8. FedEx
9. Coke
10.Disney
« Last Edit: July 13, 2008, 01:39:14 AM by kitz »
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Re: Friday Quiz 29 - 2008
« Reply #5 on: July 13, 2008, 01:07:05 AM »

Just out of interest, did you know that the emblem "The Spirit of Ecstasy" was actually the image of Mr Rolls Royce mistress and was placed on the front of the vehicle so that she would always be in his sight.
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dave.m

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Re: Friday Quiz 29 - 2008
« Reply #6 on: July 14, 2008, 06:09:57 PM »

Answers, sorry I'm late but had a few problems.

Roads & Railways

1. What is the name of the emblem found on a Rolls Royce?

Spirit of Ectascy

2. In which city would you be if you caught a train from Lime Street station?

Liverpool

3. What’s the name of the road in London that runs from Buckingham Palace to Admiralty Arch?

The Mall

4. Which city has a station called Temple Meads?

Bristol

5. The Roman Road Ermine Street ran from London to where?

Lincoln & York

6. Waverley station is in which town?

Edinburgh

7. Which motorway runs from London to South Wales?

M4

8. The Grand Central station is an Art Deco building in which city?

New York

9. In which city is Seven Sisters Railway Station?

London
 
10. What is the standard gauge for Britain’s railways, 3ft 6inches, 4ft 8 ½ inches, 5ft, 9 ¾ inches?

4ft 8½ inches  




Logos and Trademarks

1. Land Rover

2. Dell Computers

3. Royal Bank of Scotland

4. Nestle

5. Porsche

6. Pizza Hut

7. CNN (Cable News Network)

8. FedEx (Federal Express)

9. Coca Cola

10. Walt Disney Pictures.

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