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Admins Tues Quiz

on Tue Apr 10 2018, 20:05
1.Name the type of footwear invented in 1815, which enables the wearer to move very quickly over smooth, flat ground.
2.Which book featured the eloi and the morlocks?

3.Which hormone controls the supply of sugar between muscles and blood?

4.Which annual English festival of music was founded by the conductor Sir Henry Joseph Wood in 1895?

5.Which illness wiped out thousands of people across Europe during the 14th Century?


6.Name the craft of knotting threads to create decorative yet useful objects.

7.What is a bouquet garni?

8.Name the Chinese game played with small tiles.

9.Which delicacy is loved by pigs, who dig for it around tree roots?

10.What do you call the smell which wine gives off? .

11.Name the French blue cheese made from ewe's milk.

12.Which chemical compound with the symbol 'Ra' is the heaviest of all the known alkaline earth metals?


13.In 2001, which was the first european country to legalise same-sex marriage?


14.In 1968, who delivered his "I've been to the mountaintop" speech?


15.Pianist and composer Scott Joplin, who died in April 1917, was famous for which type of music?
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Re: Admins Tues Quiz

on Tue Apr 10 2018, 20:22
1.  ?

2.  ?

3.  ?

4.  The Proms

5.  The Great Plague

6.   Crochet?

7.  A bunch of herbs

8.  Mahjong

9.  Truffles

10.  Bouquet?

11.  Rocquefort  spellage

12.  Radium?

13.  The Netherlands?

14.  ?

15.  Ragtime

A very good score RMJ 10/15
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Re: Admins Tues Quiz

on Tue Apr 10 2018, 20:30
@Admin wrote:1.Name the type of footwear invented in 1815, which enables the wearer to move very quickly over smooth, flat ground. ICE SKATES
2.Which book featured the eloi and the morlocks? THE TIME MACHINE

3.Which hormone controls the supply of sugar between muscles and blood? INSULIN

4.Which annual English festival of music was founded by the conductor Sir Henry Joseph Wood in 1895?

5.Which illness wiped out thousands of people across Europe during the 14th Century?   BLACK DEATH


6.Name the craft of knotting threads to create decorative yet useful objects.

7.What is a bouquet garni?

8.Name the Chinese game played with small tiles.

9.Which delicacy is loved by pigs, who dig for it around tree roots? TRUFFLES

10.What do you call the smell which wine gives off? .BOUQUET

11.Name the French blue cheese made from ewe's milk. ROQUEFORT

12.Which chemical compound with the symbol 'Ra' is the heaviest of all the known alkaline earth metals?RADIUM


13.In 2001, which was the first european country to legalise same-sex marriage? NETHERLANDS


14.In 1968, who delivered his "I've been to the mountaintop" speech?
MARTIN LUTHOR KINGJnr

15.Pianist and composer Scott Joplin, who died in April 1917, was famous for which type of music?

8/15 gassey
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Re: Admins Tues Quiz

on Tue Apr 10 2018, 20:30
1. Running shoe Spikes
2. The Time Machine. by H.G Wells
3. Insulin
4. Promenade Concerts (The Proms)
5. The Black Death (The Plague)
6. Macramé
7. A small bunch of herbs, added to stews, Casseroles etc for flavour
8. Mah Jong
9. Truffles
10. Bouquet
11. Roquefort  (motormouse says "stinky")
12. Radium
13. Netherlands???
14. Martin Luther King. (The Prophecy Speech )
15. Jazz.

Bu gum!  That got my little grey cells spinning. scratch scratch Laughing

Only 14/15 LOL
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Re: Admins Tues Quiz

on Tue Apr 10 2018, 21:03
Thanks for conducting t'quiz admin

As Weatherwax has said some stumpers there scratch
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Re: Admins Tues Quiz

on Tue Apr 10 2018, 21:14
Thanks for a cracker of a quiz again Mrs A

I did much better than I thought I would.
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Re: Admins Tues Quiz

on Tue Apr 10 2018, 21:39
Thanks a lot Admin. That was a cracker.
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Re: Admins Tues Quiz

on Tue Apr 10 2018, 22:01
Glad you enjoyed. I'll leave it open for a bit, maybe after chuckin' out time we may see Corks
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Re: Admins Tues Quiz

on Wed Apr 11 2018, 09:30
1.Name the type of footwear invented in 1815, which enables the wearer to move very quickly over smooth, flat ground. Roller skates.
2.Which book featured the eloi and the morlocks? The Time Machine.
3.Which hormone controls the supply of sugar between muscles and blood? Insulin.


4.Which annual English festival of music was founded by the conductor Sir Henry Joseph Wood in 1895? Promenade Concerts.

5.Which illness wiped out thousands of people across Europe during the 14th Century? Bubonic Plague.


6.Name the craft of knotting threads to create decorative yet useful objects. Macrame.

7.What is a bouquet garni? Bunch of herbs used to add flavour to food.

8.Name the Chinese game played with small tiles. Mah-jong.

9.Which delicacy is loved by pigs, who dig for it around tree roots? Truffles.

10.What do you call the smell which wine gives off? Bouquet.

11.Name the French blue cheese made from ewe's milk. Roquefort.

12.Which chemical compound with the symbol 'Ra' is the heaviest of all the known alkaline earth metals?

Radium

13.In 2001, which was the first european country to legalise same-sex marriage?
Netherlands

14.In 1968, who delivered his "I've been to the mountaintop" speech?
Martin Luther King Jr

15.Pianist and composer Scott Joplin, who died in April 1917, was famous for which type of music?
Ragtime
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Re: Admins Tues Quiz

on Wed Apr 11 2018, 21:24
1.Name the type of footwear invented in 1815, which enables the wearer to move very quickly over smooth, flat ground.    Spikes


2.Which book featured the eloi and the morlocks?      Time Machine

3.Which hormone controls the supply of sugar between muscles and blood?     insulin

4.Which annual English festival of music was founded by the conductor Sir Henry Joseph Wood in 1895?   The Proms

5.Which illness wiped out thousands of people across Europe during the 14th Century?   Bubonic Plague


6.Name the craft of knotting threads to create decorative yet useful objects.    Macramé

7.What is a bouquet garni?    A painful swelling on the end of your.........

8.Name the Chinese game played with small tiles.

9.Which delicacy is loved by pigs, who dig for it around tree roots?   Truffles

10.What do you call the smell which wine gives off? .     Nose

11.Name the French blue cheese made from ewe's milk.    Gouda

12.Which chemical compound with the symbol 'Ra' is the heaviest of all the known alkaline earth metals?  ????????????


13.In 2001, which was the first european country to legalise same-sex marriage?   Holland


14.In 1968, who delivered his "I've been to the mountaintop" speech?  Sherpa Tensing


15.Pianist and composer Scott Joplin, who died in April 1917, was famous for which type of music? Ragtime


7 correct. What day do you call this Very Happy
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Re: Admins Tues Quiz

on Wed Apr 11 2018, 21:26
Cheers Ms A.
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