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Admins Tues Quiz

on Tue 27 Mar 2018 - 19:55
1.What is an antonym?
2.Who invented Kodak cameras?
3.Name the train which was designed and driven by George Stephenson?
4.What is the bluebird of symbol of?
5.What is rum distilled from?
6.Who was the very first female member of Parliament in Britain?
7.What nationality of soldiers wear a white kilt?
8.Which common household item, usually found in a kitchen or utility room, did Hamilton Smith invent in 1858?
9.Which British coin was also known as a bob?
10.Which traditional Scottish musical instrument was once banned under English law?
11.What were the names of the two mythological children who were raised by a wolf in Italy?
12.Which fictional character was also known as Lord Greystoke?
13.What is the Chinese system of medicine called, which uses slender needles inserted into the body at specific points?
14.Chaucer wrote The Canterbury Tales — what was his first name?
15.Name the Celtic language spoken in Brittany.


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on Tue 27 Mar 2018 - 20:02
Mrs A, edit the answer from Q4 please.
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on Tue 27 Mar 2018 - 20:06
Embarassed Its this 403 problem Very Happy
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on Tue 27 Mar 2018 - 20:08
1. Words that are the opposite of each other.
2. G Eastman
3. The Rocket
4. Could it be happiness, Rolling Eyes ( You have left the answer on again. Laughing )
5. Molasses Sugar ( Cane Sugar)
6. Lady Astor
7. Greek
8. Washing Machine
9. A Shilling
10. Bagpipes
11. Romulus and Remus
12. Tarzan
13. Acupuncture
14. Geoffrey
15. Bretton

14/15 ww Excellent. I bet you are wondering which is wrong Very Happy
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on Tue 27 Mar 2018 - 20:11
Evening, Admin Smile

1 opposite

3 the rocket
4 happiness (I saw the answer Very Happy )
5 molasses
6

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8 washing machine
9 bagpipes
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12 Tarzan
13 Acupuncture
14 Geoffrey
Only 8 
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on Tue 27 Mar 2018 - 20:14
1.  A word which means the opposite another word
2.  Kevin Kodak  LOL? Behave
3.  The Rocket
4.  Happiness.I'd never have guessed
5.  Sugar cane
6.  The first MP to take her seat was Nancy Astor.
     The first Mp elected was a Sinn Fein member with a foreign surname
7.  Ghurkas? I don't know I cant remember the question
8.  Washing machine??
9.  Shilling
10.  Gotta be bagpipes
11.  Romulus and Remus
12.  Tarzan
13.  Acupuncture
14.  Geoffrey
15.  Breton

After all that 10 correct
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on Tue 27 Mar 2018 - 20:15
@Admin wrote:1.What is an antonym? THE OPPOSITE OF A WORD
2.Who invented Kodak cameras?
3.Name the train which was designed and driven by George Stephenson?    THE ROCKET
4.What is the bluebird of symbol of? Happiness.
5.What is rum distilled from? SUGAR OR HONEYGood guess Wink
6.Who was the very first female member of Parliament in Britain? NANCY ASTOR
7.What nationality of soldiers wear a white kilt? IRISH
8.Which common household item, usually found in a kitchen or utility room, did Hamilton Smith invent in 1858? CHEESE GRATERGer out
9.Which British coin was also known as a bob? ONE SHILLING
10.Which traditional Scottish musical instrument was once banned under English law?   BAGPIPES
11.What were the names of the two mythological children who were raised by a wolf in Italy? ROMULUS AND REMUS
12.Which fictional character was also known as Lord Greystoke? TARZAN
13.What is the Chinese system of medicine called, which uses slender needles inserted into the body at specific points? ACUPUNCTURE
14.Chaucer wrote The Canterbury Tales — what was his first name? GEOFFREY
15.Name the Celtic language spoken in Brittany.
 GAELIC
10 reet. Gladys need a T break now
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on Tue 27 Mar 2018 - 21:35
Well done to everyone. I'll leave it open for anyone else that wants to join in. Haven't seen Tezza for a bit. Maybe Mo or marie might come in later.
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on Tue 27 Mar 2018 - 21:40
Thanks for another cracking quiz admin
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on Tue 27 Mar 2018 - 22:07
Where’s me manners.
That was a beltin’ quiz Mrs A
Looking at WW’s answers, I can’t help but feel I scored more than 10,
but hey ho, it’s only a bit of fun.
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on Tue 27 Mar 2018 - 22:21
I must admit that I am waiting to see which I got wrong. ( I have a feeling that it could be number 6 !! ) But I agree RMJ you do seem to have more than 10, I counted 13 at least. Very Happy
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on Tue 27 Mar 2018 - 22:29
@weatherwax wrote:I must admit that I am waiting to see which I got wrong. ( I have a feeling that it could be number 6 !! ) But I agree RMJ you do seem to have more than 10, I counted 13 at least. Very Happy

Cheers WW

You just can't get the staff!!!!!!!!! LOL Embarassed Laughing
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on Tue 27 Mar 2018 - 22:37
Number 3
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on Tue 27 Mar 2018 - 22:53
Dear Admin, I do hope you are not referring to Locomotive 1. The first steam locomotive to carry passengers on a public line. Laughing Laughing

It doesn't really matter though, as its Thanks for a cracking quiz. flower
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on Tue 27 Mar 2018 - 22:56
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on Tue 27 Mar 2018 - 23:12
Of course I googled!!  Laughing  I wanted to find out about it.  Going by all the engines he had built before that, there could be a disagreement about the answer.  
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on Tue 27 Mar 2018 - 23:20
Well here are the answers. I don't think anyone else will be joining in tonight. Question 3 ? will be a debating point I'm sure

1.What is an antonym? A word which is the opposite of another word.
2.Who invented Kodak cameras? George Eastman.
3.Name the train which was designed and driven by George Stephenson? Locomotion No.1.
4.What is the bluebird of symbol of? Happiness.

5.What is rum distilled from? Sugar cane.

6.Who was the very first female member of Parliament in Britain? Nancy Astor.
7.What nationality of soldiers wear a white kilt? Greek.
8.Which common household item, usually found in a kitchen or utility room, did Hamilton Smith invent in 1858? Washing machine.
9.Which British coin was also known as a bob? Shilling.
10.Which traditional Scottish musical instrument was once banned under English law? Bag pipes.
11.What were the names of the two mythological children who were raised by a wolf in Italy? Romulus and Remus.
12.Which fictional character was also known as Lord Greystoke? Tarzan.
13.What is the Chinese system of medicine called, which uses slender needles inserted into the body at specific points? Acupuncture.
14.Chaucer wrote The Canterbury Tales — what was his first name? Geoffrey.
15.Name the Celtic language spoken in Brittany. Breton.
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on Tue 27 Mar 2018 - 23:33
Thanks a million. Very Happy  Got to go myself now, up in the morning. Motormouse is on holiday, so we are having a run up to his sister's in Coniston. I will probably take some flowers to the family grave at Cark, as well. Just a nice day out. I will give you a wave, as we go over the Lune. ..............Looks lovey dovey, because we have been married for 42years Yesterday.  Laughing
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on Tue 27 Mar 2018 - 23:37
I had your anniversary as sometime in April scratch Anyway Happy anniversary WW and Motormouse. Have a lovely time and I will wave back
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on Tue 27 Mar 2018 - 23:50
Check my member details, I do have something in April, as does my Grandaughter, we are one week apart. That is probably what you are thinking of. Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy
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on Wed 28 Mar 2018 - 1:34
not touching the first one too much like my foreign ex bf
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on Wed 28 Mar 2018 - 15:05
6.Who was the very first female member of Parliament in Britain? Nancy Astor.


This is wrong. The very first female MP in Britain was Constance Gore-Booth aka Countess Markievicz. Nancy Astor was the first female MPto be elected and take her seat.
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on Wed 28 Mar 2018 - 15:55
Ok everyone have another point Very Happy
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