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Author Topic: Friday Quiz. A Mixed Bag This Week.  (Read 6262 times)

dave.m

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Friday Quiz. A Mixed Bag This Week.
« on: August 03, 2007, 12:15:19 AM »

Quiz 16.  A Mixed Bag.
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1. From the bible story of David and Goliath, what was Goliath`s race? (I donít mean the 400 metres hurdles)
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2. In which decade did the population of the world reach 4 billion?
60s, 70s or 80s?
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3. Which was the first car to have a turbo charged engine?
Porsche 911, E Type Jag, Saab 9-1
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4. When was gold first discovered in Australia?
1811, 1831, 1851?
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5. Which author`s first works were published under the name Currer Bell?
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6. What is the name of the character of the cultural attache portrayed by Barry Humphries?
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7. What year did the clocks first go forward for BST?
1912, 1916, 1920
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8. In May 2006, Belfast Airport officially changed its name in honour of which famous Irishman?
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9. What year was the Manchester Ship Canal opened?
1884, 1894, 1904, 1914.
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10. What name is shared by the father-in-law of Moses and the nephew of Jed Clampett?
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Tie Breaker. Which Marquis of Queensbury formulated the rules of boxing? The 1st, 4th or 8th?
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Answers on Sunday because we are playing at trains on the Settle/Carlisle line and onwards to Strirling on Saturday. Might take some Blackpool Rock and swop it for a couple of Haggis.
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Re: Friday Quiz. A Mixed Bag This Week.
« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2007, 01:16:48 AM »

>> Answers on Sunday because we are playing at trains on the Settle/Carlisle line and onwards to Strirling on Saturday. Might take some Blackpool Rock and swop it for a couple of Haggis

Have a good time playing trains.
Im also away visiting relatives in Cheltenham, you'll be back before me.

Getting my answers in early..  you can probably have a laugh cause not sure how I'll do since most of them are guesses.

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1. Philistine
2. Guess 70's
3. Guess Porsche
4. Guess 1851
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6. I can picture the "uncouth" in the role but cant remember the surname - Sir Les [Patterson]
7. guess 1916
8. -
9. guess 1894
10. Jethro

Guess 8th

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- Typically I remembered Patterson as soon as I stopped trying to think of the answer :D
« Last Edit: August 03, 2007, 01:19:39 AM by kitz »
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Re: Friday Quiz. A Mixed Bag This Week.
« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2007, 09:01:28 AM »

I've just closed my eyes while zooming past kitz's answers, in case she leads me astray :lol:

1. philistine
2. 80's
3. e type jag
4. 1851
5. pass
6. Sir Les Patterson
7. 1916
8. pass
9. 1884
10 Jethro

tie breaker 4th
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Re: Friday Quiz. A Mixed Bag This Week.
« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2007, 09:24:53 AM »

>> I've just closed my eyes while zooming past kitz's answers, in case she leads me astray

That was probably a very good idea - since most of mine were probably wrong  :D
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Re: Friday Quiz. A Mixed Bag This Week.
« Reply #4 on: August 03, 2007, 11:22:48 AM »

8 George Best.

It's the only one i know without looking it up!! :D ;D
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Re: Friday Quiz. A Mixed Bag This Week.
« Reply #5 on: August 03, 2007, 11:30:02 AM »

You knew one more than I did :'(
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Re: Friday Quiz. A Mixed Bag This Week.
« Reply #6 on: August 03, 2007, 02:32:40 PM »

1. From the bible story of David and Goliath, what was Goliath`s race? (I donít mean the 400 metres hurdles)  Something like the Aconites  ??
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2. In which decade did the population of the world reach 4 billion?     pass
60s, 70s or 80s?
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3. Which was the first car to have a turbo charged engine?                   guess Saab     (only because  I think Nik has one, and he's very  fast  ) ;D
Porsche 911, E Type Jag, Saab 9-1
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4. When was gold first discovered in Australia?                                    OZ gold rush 1851   (but wasn't it discovered before then ??
1811, 1831, 1851?
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5. Which author`s first works were published under the name Currer Bell?    Charlotte Brontť
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6. What is the name of the character of the cultural attache portrayed by Barry Humphries?    Les Patterson
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7. What year did the clocks first go forward for BST?
1912, 1916, 1920                                                                                                                  pass
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8. In May 2006, Belfast Airport officially changed its name in honour of which famous Irishman?          George Best
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9. What year was the Manchester Ship Canal opened?                                                                  1894  - hubby's answer
1884, 1894, 1904, 1914.
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10. What name is shared by the father-in-law of Moses and the nephew of Jed Clampett?                Jethro
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Tie Breaker. Which Marquis of Queensbury formulated the rules of boxing? The 1st, 4th or 8th?        this was on a recent TV quiz and if I remember  correctly  ::)     it was the 8th
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Re: Friday Quiz. A Mixed Bag This Week.
« Reply #7 on: August 04, 2007, 03:58:50 PM »

Quiz 16. A Mixed Bag.

1. From the bible story of David and Goliath, what was Goliath`s race? (I donít mean the 400 metres hurdles)

Pass

2. In which decade did the population of the world reach 4 billion?
60s, 70s or 80s?

Sixties

3. Which was the first car to have a turbo charged engine?
Porsche 911, E Type Jag, Saab 9-1

Saab 9-1

4. When was gold first discovered in Australia?
1811, 1831, 1851?

1851

5. Which author`s first works were published under the name Currer Bell?

The Bronte sisters

6. What is the name of the character of the cultural attache portrayed by Barry Humphries?

Sir Les Paterson

7. What year did the clocks first go forward for BST?
1912, 1916, 1920

1920

8. In May 2006, Belfast Airport officially changed its name in honour of which famous Irishman?

George Best

9. What year was the Manchester Ship Canal opened?
1884, 1894, 1904, 1914.

1894

10. What name is shared by the father-in-law of Moses and the nephew of Jed Clampett?

Jethro?

Tie Breaker. Which Marquis of Queensbury formulated the rules of boxing? The 1st, 4th or 8th?

 4th



Thanks Dave - that tested the grey matter this week, far too many guesses  :D
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Re: Friday Quiz. A Mixed Bag This Week.
« Reply #8 on: August 05, 2007, 05:08:24 PM »

Well, I'm back off the train and here are the answers.
You all gave some very good ones this week.
Quiz 16.  With Answers

1. From the bible story of David and Goliath, what was Goliath`s race?

   Philistines

2. In which decade did the population of the world reach 4 billion?

   1970s

3. Which was the first car to have a turbo charged engine?

   The Porsche 911

4. When was gold first discovered in Australia?

   1851

5. Which author`s first works were published under the name Currer Bell?

   Charlotte Bronte

6. What is the name of the character of the cultural attache portrayed by Barry Humphries?

   Sir Les Patterson

7. What year did the clocks first go forward for BST?

   1916

8. In May 2006, Belfast Airport officially changed its name in honour of which famous Irishman?

   George Best

9. What year was the Manchester Ship Canal opened?

   1894.

10.What name is shared by the father-in-law of Moses and the nephew of Jed Clampett?

   Jethro

Tie Breaker. Which Marquis of Queensbury formulated the rules of boxing? The 1st, 4th or 8th?

   8th

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Re: Friday Quiz. A Mixed Bag This Week.
« Reply #9 on: August 05, 2007, 08:32:56 PM »

5 right this week -my best ever

50% would probably get an A* these days, instead of just scaping a pass mark as in my young days ;D
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Re: Friday Quiz. A Mixed Bag This Week.
« Reply #10 on: August 07, 2007, 01:36:00 PM »

lmao - pure fluke at how many I got right - because there were a heck of a lot of guesses in there.  :lol:

Thanks as ever for doing the quiz dave :)
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