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dave.m

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Friday Quiz No.7
« on: December 05, 2008, 11:40:52 AM »

A Mixed Bag of questions this week. See how you get on.

Mixed Bag No.1

1. How many US states have the word new in their name? (Extra points if you can name them).

2. In an alphabetical list of all member states of the EU which is first and which is last?

3. Which country is the largest producer of wine in the world?

4. Which musician played on both sides of the Atlantic at the Live Aid concert?

5. Equatorial Kundu, Vulgaria, Gravett Island, Karak, Maltovia and Nambutu are all examples of what?

6. Which number is represented by MDLV in Roman numerals?

7. Saudi Arabia, Russia and the United States are the worlds largest producers of crude oil (in that order). Name any one of the next three countries.

8. What was the name of the tanker which suffered a severe oil spill in Alaska in 1989?

9. Which company marketed the first diesel driven car?

10. What does the acronym OPEC stand for?

Good Luck. Answers on Sunday

dave
« Last Edit: December 07, 2008, 02:30:11 PM by dave.m »
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UncleUB

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Re: Frdiday Quiz No.7
« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2008, 01:32:17 PM »



Mixed Bag No.1

1. How many US states have the word new in their name? (Extra points if you can name them).4, New Hampshire,New Jersey, New York,New Mexico

2. In an alphabetical list of all member states of the EU which is first and which is last?Austria first, UK last

3. Which country is the largest producer of wine in the world?France,only since Kate has lived there    :D

4. Which musician played on both sides of the Atlantic at the Live Aid concert?Phil Collins

5. Equatorial Kundu, Vulgaria, Gravett Island, Karak, Maltovia and Nambutu are all examples of what?Fictitious countries

6. Which number is represented by MDLV in Roman numerals?1555

7. Saudi Arabia, Russia and the United States are the worlds largest producers of crude oil (in that order). Name any one of the next three countries. Venezuela

8. What was the name of the tanker which suffered a severe oil spill in Alaska in 1989?Exxon Valdez

9. Which company marketed the first diesel driven car?Mercedes Benz????

10. What does the acronym OPEC stand for?Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries.


Thanks Dave.




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Re: Frdiday Quiz No.7
« Reply #2 on: December 06, 2008, 04:26:48 PM »

 :graduate:

1. How many US states have the word new in their name? (Extra points if you can name them).
....New Mexico, New York, New Jersey, New Hampshire

2. In an alphabetical list of all member states of the EU which is first and which is last?
.... Austria and United Kingdom

3. Which country is the largest producer of wine in the world?
.... United States ?

4. Which musician played on both sides of the Atlantic at the Live Aid concert?
.... Geldof ?

5. Equatorial Kundu, Vulgaria, Gravett Island, Karak, Maltovia and Nambutu are all examples of what?
.... Fictional countries

6. Which number is represented by MDLV in Roman numerals?
....1555

7. Saudi Arabia, Russia and the United States are the worlds largest producers of crude oil (in that order). Name any one of the next three countries.
.... Venezuela

8. What was the name of the tanker which suffered a severe oil spill in Alaska in 1989?
....Exxon Valdez

9. Which company marketed the first diesel driven car?
.... Daimler

10. What does the acronym OPEC stand for?
....Organisation Of Petroleum Exporting Countries
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Re: Frdiday Quiz No.7
« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2008, 01:34:10 PM »

1. How many US states have the word new in their name? (Extra points if you can name them).
New York, New Jersey, New Hampshire, New Mexico

2. In an alphabetical list of all member states of the EU which is first and which is last?
Austria, UK

3. Which country is the largest producer of wine in the world?
Italy

4. Which musician played on both sides of the Atlantic at the Live Aid concert?
Phil Collins

5. Equatorial Kundu, Vulgaria, Gravett Island, Karak, Maltovia and Nambutu are all examples of what?
They all sound like mix ups of real country names, however since Vulgaria was from chitty chitty bang bang, Im going to guess at countries used in films.

6. Which number is represented by MDLV in Roman numerals?
1000,500,50,5 = 1555

7. Saudi Arabia, Russia and the United States are the worlds largest producers of crude oil (in that order). Name any one of the next three countries.
Iran/Iraq

8. What was the name of the tanker which suffered a severe oil spill in Alaska in 1989?
Pass

9. Which company marketed the first diesel driven car?
hmm has to be german, BMw?

10. What does the acronym OPEC stand for?
Organisation of petrol exporting countries



hmm started off ok, then I think if went to pot :/
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Re: Frdiday Quiz No.7
« Reply #4 on: December 07, 2008, 02:29:11 PM »

Answers to this weeks Quiz

Mixed Bag No.1

1. How many US states have the word new in their name? (Extra points if you can name them).

Four (New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York).

2. In an alphabetical list of all member states of the EU which is first and which is last?

Austria, United Kingdom.

3. Which country is the largest producer of wine in the world?

Italy

4. Which musician played on both sides of the Atlantic at the Live Aid concert?

Phil Collins (He accomplished this by performing earlier in the
day at Wembley as both a solo artist and alongside Sting (on hiatus
from The Police), then boarding a Concorde to perform his solo
material, and drum for Led Zeppelin and Eric Clapton in
Philadelphia).


5. Equatorial Kundu, Vulgaria, Gravett Island, Karak, Maltovia and Nambutu are all examples of what?

Fictional places - ie; only exist in book or film.

6. Which number is represented by MDLV in Roman numerals?

1555

7. Saudi Arabia, Russia and the United States are the worlds largest producers of crude oil (in that order). Name any one of the next three countries.

Iran, China and Mexico.

8. What was the name of the tanker which suffered a severe oil spill in Alaska in 1989?

Exxon Valdez.

9. Which company marketed the first diesel driven car?

Mercedes Benz.

10. What does the acronym OPEC stand for?

Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries.



Surprised that Kitz was the only one to get No 3 correct.
She should be favourite to win next weeks quiz on Food & Drink.
Should get at least half correct, anyway!   :lol:

dave
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Re: Friday Quiz No.7
« Reply #5 on: December 07, 2008, 04:57:41 PM »

Thanks dave.  ;)

The wine one suprised me,and the oil one,I was also going to say Nigeria(wrong also)   :D
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Re: Friday Quiz No.7
« Reply #6 on: December 07, 2008, 09:43:40 PM »

I only know Italy since it was something that came up in a pub quiz before (and got wrong) before that I'd always assumed it was france too.

>> Exxon Valdez.

lol no wonder I couldnt remember a name like that :D

Thanks Dave - good quiz.
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