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dave.m

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Friday Quiz 31
« on: July 25, 2008, 11:23:36 AM »

Easy ones this week. General Knowledge then multi choice.

General Knowledge.

1. Albert Nobel, the man who instigated the Nobel Prizes, was originally best known for inventing what?

2. Who is Lesley Hornby better know as?

3. Who is Dick Dastardlyís canine side kick

4. The full name of the Titanic was RMS titanic what does RMS stand for?

5. What is the Chinese city of Peking now called?

6. Which country is the home of the Nokia mobile phone company?  

7. Nylon took itís name from which two cities?

8. What was the first strange animal that Alice saw in Wonderland?

9. Which celebrity originally provided the voice for Thomas the Tank Engine?

10. What is the name of Dennis the Menaceís Dog?


Multi Choice

1. Due to superstition, what didn't Bjorn Borg do at Wimbledon?  

    a. shave                 b. wash  
    c. change his socks               d. brush his teeth

2. Countries from which continent boycotted the 1976 summer Olympics in Montreal?  

    a. Europe                  b. Africa  
    c. Asia                  d. South America

3. What is the old name for Sri Lanka?  

    a. Spice Islands               b. Mandalay  
    c. Ceylon                  d. East Pakistan

4. Karol Wojtyla is better known under which name? (pronounced Voy-tee-wah)

    a. Pope John Paul II               b. Liberace  
    c. Carole King               d. Santa

5. What was he name of the infamous nuclear reactor in Harrisburg Penn.? 

    a. 1 mile island               b. 3 mile island  
    c. 9 mile creek               d. 16 mile creek

6. Anna Pavlova excelled in which of the following?  

    a. ballet                  b. chess  
    c. painting                  d. tennis

7. Which three letters replaced CQD?  

    a. SOS                  b. KGB  
    c. TNT                  d. FYI

8. The crown of which New York City landmark was originally built as an airship dock?  

    a. Chrysler Building               b. Empire State Building  
    c. Statue of Liberty               d. Trump Tower

9. The Agony and the Ecstasy was a book and film about which man?  

    a. Churchill                  b. Jesus  
    c. Michaelangelo               d. Marquis de Sade

10. What was the number of the last Apollo mission?  

    a. 13                  b. 14  
    c. 17                  d. 22


dave


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scottiesmum

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Re: Friday Quiz 31
« Reply #1 on: July 25, 2008, 12:09:44 PM »


1. Albert Nobel, the man who instigated the Nobel Prizes, was originally best known for inventing what?  Dynamite

2. Who is Lesley Hornby better know as?    Twiggy

3. Who is Dick Dastardlyís canine side kick       Mutly

4. The full name of the Titanic was RMS titanic what does RMS stand for?    Royal  Mail Ship

5. What is the Chinese city of Peking now called?       Bejing

6. Which country is the home of the Nokia mobile phone company?      Finland

7. Nylon took itís name from which two cities?      New York and LONdon

8. What was the first strange animal that Alice saw in Wonderland ?     White Rabbit     

9. Which celebrity originally provided the voice for Thomas the Tank Engine?    Ringo Starr

10. What is the name of Dennis the Menaceís Dog?    Basher    ?


1. Due to superstition, what didn't Bjorn Borg do at Wimbledon? 

    a. shave                 b. wash 
    c. change his socks               d. brush his teeth       Shave

2. Countries from which continent boycotted the 1976 summer Olympics in Montreal? 

    a. Europe                  b. Africa             
    c. Asia                  d. South America                           Africa

3. What is the old name for Sri Lanka? 

    a. Spice Islands               b. Mandalay                          Ceylon
    c. Ceylon                  d. East Pakistan

4. Karol Wojtyla is better known under which name? (pronounced Voy-tee-wah)

    a. Pope John Paul II               b. Liberace                                     Pope Jean- Paul II
    c. Carole King               d. Santa

5. What was he name of the infamous nuclear reactor in Harrisburg Penn.?

    a. 1 mile island               b. 3 mile island 
    c. 9 mile creek               d. 16 mile creek                          Three Mile Island

6. Anna Pavlova excelled in which of the following? 

    a. ballet                  b. chess                                                          Ballet
    c. painting                  d. tennis

7. Which three letters replaced CQD? 

    a. SOS                  b. KGB                                                             SOS
    c. TNT                  d. FYI

8. The crown of which New York City landmark was originally built as an airship dock? 

    a. Chrysler Building               b. Empire State Building                     Empire State Building

                    c. Statue of Liberty               d. Trump Tower

9. The Agony and the Ecstasy was a book and film about which man? 

    a. Churchill                  b. Jesus 
    c. Michaelangelo               d. Marquis de Sade                                    Michaelangelo

10. What was the number of the last Apollo mission? 

    a. 13                  b. 14                                                                             Pass
    c. 17                  d. 22
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dave.m

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Re: Friday Quiz 31
« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2008, 07:46:05 PM »

Well done, Kate. you were top scorer this week.  :lol:

G.K. June

1. Albert Nobel, the man who instigated the Nobel Prizes, was originally best known for inventing what?

Dynamite

2. Who is Lesley Hornby better know as?

Twiggy

3. Who is Dick Dastardlyís canine side kick

Mutley

4. The full name of the Titanic was RMS titanic what does RMS stand for?

Royal mail Ship

5. What is the Chinese city of Peking now called?

Beijing

6. Which country is the home of the Nokia mobile phone company?  

Finland

7. Nylon took itís name from which two cities?

New York & London

8. What was the first strange animal that Alice saw in Wonderland?

White Rabbit

9. Which celebrity originally provided the voice for Thomas the Tank Engine?

Ringo Starr

10. What is the name of Dennis the Menaceís Dog?

Gnasher



Multi Choice

1. Due to superstition, what didn't Bjorn Borg do at Wimbledon?  
  
    a. shave  

2. Countries from which continent boycotted the 1976 summer Olympics in Montreal?  
   
    b. Africa  

3. What is the old name for Sri Lanka?  

    c. Ceylon  

4. Karol Wojtyla is better known under which name?  (pronounced Voy-tee-wah)
 
   a. Pope John Paul II  

5. What was he name of the infamous nuclear reactor in Harrisburg Penn.? 

    b. 3 mile island  

6. Anna Pavlova excelled in which of the following?  

    a. ballet  

7. Which three letters replaced CQD?  

    a. SOS  

8. The crown of which New York City landmark was originally built as an airship dock?  

    b. Empire State Building  

9. The Agony and the Ecstasy was a book and film about which man?  

    c. Michaelangelo  

10. What was the number of the last Apollo mission?  

    c. 17  


I think it may be with the summer months and people going away but with so few taking part at the moment, I will be having a break from doing the quiz for a while.
dave


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