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Admins Tues Quiz

on Tue Apr 03 2018, 19:59
1.What sort of animals feature in the children's book, Watership Down?
2.In which English abbey would you find Poets' Corner?
3.Which branch of mathematics deals with the sides and angles of triangles, and their relationship to each other?
4.Who invented a system of shorthand based on sounds, not letters?
5.Who wrote the novel David Copperfield?

6.What sort of creature did St George allegedly slay?
7.What was a Puffing Billy?
8.How many pockets does a snooker table have?
9.Which historical event is remembered in the nursery rhyme, Ring-a-ring O' Roses?

10.Which field of artistry did Louis Daguerre develop?
11.The feeling of having already experienced something which is now happening again is known as what?
12.Who wrote The Grapes of Wrath?
13.How many sides does a dodecagon have?
14.How many symphonies did Beethoven compose?
15.Name the Spartan king who married Helen of Troy.
16.In British mythology, who were Gog and Magog?
17.What is kaolin also known as?

18.Whose statue in Red Square was pulled down in 1991?
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19.How many sets of petals does a Tudor rose have?
20.How many strings does a cello have?
21.In which year did Britain start using the decimal currency?
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on Tue Apr 03 2018, 20:09
1.  Rabbits
2.  Westminster Abbey
3.  Trigonometry?
4.  Pitman?
5.  Charles Dickens
6.  Dragon
7.  Stean Engine
8.  Six
9.  The Great Plague
10.  Photography
11.  Deja Vu
12.  Jojn Steinbeck
13.  Twelve
14.  Nine
15.  ?
16.  ?
17.  ?
18.  Stalin?
19.  Eight?
20.  Four
21.  1971

well done rmj 16/21
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on Tue Apr 03 2018, 20:21
@Admin wrote:1.What sort of animals feature in the children's book, Watership Down? RABBITS
2.In which English abbey would you find Poets' Corner? WINCHESTER
3.Which branch of mathematics deals with the sides and angles of triangles, and their relationship to each other? TRIGONOMETRY
4.Who invented a system of shorthand based on sounds, not letters?
5.Who wrote the novel David Copperfield?  CHARLES DICKENS

6.What sort of creature did St George allegedly slay? DRAGON
7.What was a Puffing Billy? STEAM LOCOMOTIVE
8.How many pockets does a snooker table have? SIX
9.Which historical event is remembered in the nursery rhyme, Ring-a-ring O' Roses? BLACK DEATH

10.Which field of artistry did Louis Daguerre develop?
11.The feeling of having already experienced something which is now happening again is known as what? DEJA VU
12.Who wrote The Grapes of Wrath?
13.How many sides does a dodecagon have? TWELVE
14.How many symphonies did Beethoven compose?
15.Name the Spartan king who married Helen of Troy.
16.In British mythology, who were Gog and Magog?
17.What is kaolin also known as? CLAY

18.Whose statue in Red Square was pulled down in 1991? LENIN
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19.How many sets of petals does a Tudor rose have? THREE
20.How many strings does a cello have? FOUR
21.In which year did Britain start using the decimal currency?
1971

( TODAY IN HISTORY COMES IN HANDY SOMETIMES )

12/20 Gassey. Well played
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on Tue Apr 03 2018, 20:29
1. Rabbits
2. Westminster Abbey
3. Trigonometry?????
4.
5. Charles Dickens
6. A Dragon
7. An Early Steam Engine
8. 6
9. The Plague  (Allegedly)
10. Photography  (Daguerretype)
11. Deja Vu
12. John Steinbeck
13. 12
14. 9
15. Menelaus
16. Giants who protect the City of London ( From evil Giants in Hebrew mythology)
17. China Clay????
18. Lenin ???
19. Two. One White, one Red
20. 4
21. 1971

excellent WW 19/20
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on Tue Apr 03 2018, 21:25
Thanks for another cracking quiz Admin.

I put the same picture Thank You, as last night, as a reminder to relax.
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on Tue Apr 03 2018, 21:42
Beltin' quiz Mrs A, most enjoyable
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on Tue Apr 03 2018, 21:55
Thanks admin top quiz
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on Tue Apr 03 2018, 21:58
I'll post the answers later. Maybe corky will be in after some slutch Very Happy
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on Wed Apr 04 2018, 13:15
Apologies for not posting earlier. A few things going on and I forgot Embarassed

1.What sort of animals feature in the children's book, Watership Down? Rabbits.
2.In which English abbey would you find Poets' Corner? Westminster.
3.Which branch of mathematics deals with the sides and angles of triangles, and their relationship to each other? Trigonometry.
4.Who invented a system of shorthand based on sounds, not letters? Sir Isaac Pitman.
5.Who wrote the novel David Copperfield? Charles Dickens.

6.What sort of creature did St George allegedly slay? Dragon.
7.What was a Puffing Billy? Steam train.
8.How many pockets does a snooker table have? 6.
9.Which historical event is remembered in the nursery rhyme, Ring-a-ring O' Roses? The Great Plague of 166

10.Which field of artistry did Louis Daguerre develop? Photography.
11.The feeling of having already experienced something which is now happening again is known as what? Deja vu.
12.Who wrote The Grapes of Wrath? John Steinbeck.
13.How many sides does a dodecagon have? 12.
14.How many symphonies did Beethoven compose? 9.
15.Name the Spartan king who married Helen of Troy. Menelaus.
16.In British mythology, who were Gog and Magog? Giants.
17.What is kaolin also known as? China clay.

18.Whose statue in Red Square was pulled down in 1991? Lenin's.
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19.How many sets of petals does a Tudor rose have? 5.
20.How many strings does a cello have? 4.
21.In which year did Britain start using the decimal currency? 1971.
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Re: Admins Tues Quiz

on Wed Apr 04 2018, 15:15
1.What sort of animals feature in the children's book, Watership Down?     Rabbits

2.In which English abbey would you find Poets' Corner?   Westminster

3.Which branch of mathematics deals with the sides and angles of triangles, and their relationship to each other?  Geometry

4.Who invented a system of shorthand based on sounds, not letters?    Pitman

5.Who wrote the novel David Copperfield?  C Dickens

6.What sort of creature did St George allegedly slay?    Dragon

7.What was a Puffing Billy?    Steam locomotive

8.How many pockets does a snooker table have?    6


9.Which historical event is remembered in the nursery rhyme, Ring-a-ring O' Roses?   Great Plague

10.Which field of artistry did Louis Daguerre develop?  Photography

11.The feeling of having already experienced something which is now happening again is known as what?   De Ja Vu

12.Who wrote The Grapes of Wrath?   ?

13.How many sides does a dodecagon have?   12

14.How many symphonies did Beethoven compose?   15

15.Name the Spartan king who married Helen of Troy.    Paris

16.In British mythology, who were Gog and Magog?  ?????

17.What is kaolin also known as?   Chalk

18.Whose statue in Red Square was pulled down in 1991?   Stalin
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19.How many sets of petals does a Tudor rose have?  5

20.How many strings does a cello have?   4

21.In which year did Britain start using the decimal currency?  1971

15 correct Corky. Sorry for late marking. Embarassed
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