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Watherwax's Tuesday Quiz,

on Tue Apr 17 2018, 20:00
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Weatherwax's Tuesday Quiz 17-4-18





Don't worry folks, its only for tonight, as Admin has a snotty nose.

1) What word is a gun, an ice lolly and a private eye.
2) Which Actress has won the most Oscars

3) Which Bulbs were once used as a form of currency

4) In Tempera Painting, what is used to bind the colour pigments.

5) In Dad's Army, What was Captain Mainwaring's First Name.

6) New York's Central Park's design was influenced by which English city park.

7) Who was "Mad, Bad And Dangerous To Know"

Cool Theophobia is a fear of what.

9) In the Film "Tommy" by the Who. Who played The Acid Queen.

10) What is the former name of Taiwan.

11) From which plant is Linseed Oil obtained.

12) Who was Asa Yoelson better known as.

13) Where did Desperate Dan Live.

14) What is Hansens Disease commonly known as.

15) If, in an old newspaper, you read that someone had died of PHTHISIS. What is it known as today.

16) Which of Henry 8th Wives outlived him. (There are Two)

17) What is the largest woodwind instrument in an Orchestra.

18) Halcyon is a poetic name for which Bird.

19) Do Bees gather Honey.

20) Who was the Greek Goddess of Punishment and Retribution.




BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1) "The Auld Grey Town" is the nickname of which Town

BQ2) "Moonrakers" are Citizens of which County

BQ3) "The Old Red Town" is the nickname of which Town.

BQ4) "Auld Reekie" Is the nickname for which City

BQ5) " The City Of Dreaming Spires" is the nickname of which City.

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Re: Watherwax's Tuesday Quiz,

on Wed Apr 18 2018, 19:49
@Gassey wrote:
@weatherwax wrote:
Weatherwax's Tuesday Quiz 17-4-18





Don't worry folks, its only for tonight, as Admin has a snotty nose.

1) What word is a gun, an ice lolly and a private eye. MAGNUM  
2) Which Actress has won the most Oscars.

3) Which Bulbs were once used as a form of currency. 100 WATTS ??

4) In Tempera Painting, what is used to bind the colour pigments. EGGS   

5) In Dad's Army, What was Captain Mainwaring's First Name.  GEORGE       

6) New York's Central Park's design was influenced by which English city park. HYDE PARK

7) Who was "Mad, Bad And Dangerous To Know"    LEEROY BROWN

Cool Theophobia is a fear of what.   GOD    

9) In the Film "Tommy" by the Who. Who played The Acid Queen.

10) What is the former name of Taiwan.

11) From which plant is Linseed Oil obtained.   FLAX   

12) Who was Asa Yoelson better known as.  AL JOLSON    First one to get this

13) Where did Desperate Dan Live.

14) What is Hansens Disease commonly known as.

15) If, in an old newspaper, you read that someone had died of PHTHISIS. What is it known as today.

16) Which of Henry 8th Wives outlived him. (There are Two)   ANNE OF CLEAVES.  JAYNE SEYMOUR   1/2

17) What is the largest woodwind instrument in an Orchestra. CLARINET

18) Halcyon is a poetic name for which Bird. KINGFISHER  

19) Do Bees gather Honey.   NO NECTAR    

20) Who was the Greek Goddess of Punishment and Retribution.




BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1) "The Auld Grey Town" is the nickname of which Town ST  ANDREWS

BQ2) "Moonrakers" are Citizens of which County  CORNWALL

BQ3) "The Old Red Town" is the nickname of which Town.

BQ4) "Auld Reekie" Is the nickname for which City   ABERDEEN

BQ5) " The City Of Dreaming Spires" is the nickname of which City.   
OXFORD    

WEATHERWAX  A MILLION APOLOGIES FOR NOT BEING ON
THE STARTING LINE FOR THE START OF YOUR QUIZ , IM IN
PRESTATYN AND YOU GET FREE WI - FI  FOR 30  MINUTES
AT MORNING , ITS HARD WORK I'M IN RHYL IN WEATHERPOONS
FOR SOME FREE WI - FIAGAIN APOLOGIES FOR LATE ( VERY )
ATTENDANCE.  Embarassed
 
9 1/2  Well done gassey. No problem with time. I was leaving the answers till later anywayVery Happy
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Re: Watherwax's Tuesday Quiz,

on Wed Apr 18 2018, 19:53
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 1) What word is a gun, an ice lolly and a private eye. Magnum
2) Which Actress has won the most Oscars Katherine Hepburn Four Oscars and Twelve Nominations
3) Which Bulbs were once used as a form of currency Tulip

4) In Tempera Painting, what is used to bind the colour pigments. Egg Yolk

5) In Dad's Army, What was Captain Mainwaring's First Name. George

6) New York's Central Park's design was influenced by which English city park. Birkenhead

7) Who was "Mad, Bad And Dangerous To Know" Lord Byron

Cool Theophobia is a fear of what. God

9) In the Film "Tommy" by the Who. Who played The Acid Queen. Tina Turner

10) What is the former name of Taiwan. Formosa

11) From which plant is Linseed Oil obtained. Flax

12) Who was Asa Yoelson better known as. Al Jolson

13) Where did Desperate Dan Live. Cactusville

14) What is Hansens Disease commonly known as. Leprosy

15) If, in an old newspaper, you read that someone had died of PHTHISIS. What is it known as today. Tuberculosis

16) Which of Henry 8th Wives outlived him. (There are Two) Ann of Cleves and Catherine Parr

17) What is the largest woodwind instrument in an Orchestra. A Bassoon

18) Halcyon is a poetic name for which Bird. A Kingfisher

19) Do Bees gather Honey. No, they gather Nectar

20) Who was the Greek Goddess of Punishment and Retribution. Nemesis




BONUS QUESTIONS

BQ1) "The Auld Grey Town" is the nickname of which Town Kendal

BQ2) "Moonrakers" are Citizens of which County Wiltshire

BQ3) "The Old Red Town" is the nickname of which Town. Penrith

BQ4) "Auld Reekie" Is the nickname for which City Edinburgh

BQ5) " The City Of Dreaming Spires" is the nickname of which City. Oxford.





 



Late making Tea, (Had the Grandaughter around ) So I will post the answers now, and then come back on line later. Very Happy
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Re: Watherwax's Tuesday Quiz,

on Wed Apr 18 2018, 20:32
Thanks again, WW.


I missed the bonus questions. I only knew two anyway. Embarassed Embarassed Very Happy
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Re: Watherwax's Tuesday Quiz,

on Wed Apr 18 2018, 21:36
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