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Admins Tues Quiz

on Tue 24 Apr - 20:00
An easy one this week. My brains not in gear just yet Very Happy


1.The Weetabix cereal company has manufactured which brand of the muesli for the UK market since the late 1960s?





2.Angel Falls, the world's highest uninterrupted waterfall is in which country?





3.What was the name of Lord Nelson's flagship at the 1805 Battle of Trafalgar?





4.Which famous musician was born in Liverpool on October 9th, 1940?





5.What word 'petroleum' is made up of two Latin words - petra meaning 'rock' and oleum meaning?





6.Mary McAleese served as President of which country between November 1997 and November 2011?





7.What is the name of Wordsworth poem which begins: "I wandered lonely as a cloud"?





8.In animals, mimesis and crypsis are forms of what?

a) Camouflage b) Eating habits c) Sleeping patterns





9.Kirsty Young replaced Sue Lawley as host of which BBC radio program in 2006?





10Viscountess Nancy Astor was the first sitting Member of British Parliament as a member for which party?

a) Liberal Party b) Women's Party c) Conservative Party



11.Queen Elizabeth's youngest son has held which title since June 1999?


12.What 'G' is a hot spring which can shoot warm water into the air?



13.Which former British Prime Minister was born in Edinburgh in 1953?



14.The Scottish city of Glasgow is situated on which river?


15.Which is the largest planet in our solar system?

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Re: Admins Tues Quiz

on Tue 24 Apr - 20:07
[quote="Admin"]An easy one this week.  My brains not in gear just yet Very Happy


1.The Weetabix cereal company has manufactured which brand of the muesli for the UK market since the late 1960s?


Alpen





2.Angel Falls, the world's highest uninterrupted waterfall is in which country?


Austria





3.What was the name of Lord Nelson's flagship at the 1805 Battle of Trafalgar?


HMS Victory





4.Which famous musician was born in Liverpool on October 9th, 1940?



J lennon



5.What word 'petroleum' is made up of two Latin words - petra meaning 'rock' and oleum meaning?


Oil





6.Mary McAleese served as President of which country between November 1997 and November 2011?



Eire





7.What is the name of Wordsworth poem which begins: "I wandered lonely as a cloud"?


daffodils




8.In animals, mimesis and crypsis are forms of what?

a) Camouflage b) Eating habits c) Sleeping patterns



Sleep




9.Kirsty Young replaced Sue Lawley as host of which BBC radio program in 2006?


DI Discs




10Viscountess Nancy Astor was the first sitting Member of British Parliament as a member for which party?

a) Liberal Party b) Women's Party c) Conservative Party


Liberal



11.Queen Elizabeth's youngest son has held which title since June 1999?


Earl of Wessex


12.What 'G' is a hot spring which can shoot warm water into the air?     Geyser



13.Which former British Prime Minister was born in Edinburgh in 1953?  Gordon Brown



14.The Scottish city of Glasgow is situated on which river?     Clyde


15.Which is the largest planet in our solar system?  Jupiter






Thanks, Mrs A

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on Tue 24 Apr - 20:14
1.  Alpen?

2.  Venezuala

3.  The Victory

4.  Got to be a Beatle, I’ll go John Lennon?

5.  Oil?

6.  Republic of Ireland?

7.  Daffodils

8.  c) Sleeping patterns?

9.  Desert Island Discs

10  c) Conservative Party

11.  Duke of Wessex

12.  Geiser

13.  Tony Blair

14.  The Clyde

15.  Jupiter

A very good score 14/15 RMJ
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Re: Admins Tues Quiz

on Tue 24 Apr - 20:30
1. Alpen
2. Venezuala  (Spellage)
3. Victory
4. John Lennon
5. Oil ??
6. Ireland ????
7. Daffodills
8. Camouflage
9.
10. Conservative Party
11. Earl of Wessex
12. Geyser
13. Tony Blair
14. Clyde
15. Jupiter
11.

Joint first with RMJ 14/15
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on Tue 24 Apr - 20:39
Wonder where Gassey is? Back in Prestatyn without Wifi I bet Very Happy
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on Tue 24 Apr - 20:46
He'll be  here as soon as he can, if I know Gassey.  
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on Tue 24 Apr - 20:48
Meant to ask! Has Imont arrived home yet???  Smile Smile
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on Tue 24 Apr - 20:51
Sadly not WW.
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Re: Admins Tues Quiz

on Wed 25 Apr - 8:50
Whoops nearly forgot the answers. Thanks to the 3 of you for taking part.


1.The Weetabix cereal company has manufactured which brand of the muesli for the UK market since the late 1960s?

Alpen



2.Angel Falls, the world's highest uninterrupted waterfall is in which country?

Venezuela



3.What was the name of Lord Nelson's flagship at the 1805 Battle of Trafalgar?

HMS Victory



4.Which famous musician was born in Liverpool on October 9th, 1940?

John Lennon



5.What word 'petroleum' is made up of two Latin words - petra meaning 'rock' and oleum meaning?

Oil



6.Mary McAleese served as President of which country between November 1997 and November 2011?

Republic of Ireland



7.What is the name of Wordsworth poem which begins: "I wandered lonely as a cloud"?

Daffodils



8.In animals, mimesis and crypsis are forms of what?

a) Camouflage b) Eating habits c) Sleeping patterns

a) Camouflage



9.Kirsty Young replaced Sue Lawley as host of which BBC radio program in 2006?

Desert Island Discs



10Viscountess Nancy Astor was the first sitting Member of British Parliament as a member for which party?

a) Liberal Party b) Women's Party c) Conservative Party

c) Conservative Party

11.Queen Elizabeth's youngest son has held which title since June 1999?
Earl of Wessex

12.What 'G' is a hot spring which can shoot warm water into the air?

Geyser

13.Which former British Prime Minister was born in Edinburgh in 1953?

Tony Blair

14.The Scottish city of Glasgow is situated on which river?
Clyde

15.Which is the largest planet in our solar system?

Jupiter
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Re: Admins Tues Quiz

on Wed 25 Apr - 9:59
2. Canada

3. Victory

4. John Lennon

5. Oil

6. Ireland

7. A host of golden daffodils

8. b

10. Tory

11. Duke of York

15. Jupiter

Well done mariem and thanks for joining in
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Re: Admins Tues Quiz

on Wed 25 Apr - 20:05
@Admin wrote:An easy one this week.  My brains not in gear just yet Very Happy


1.The Weetabix cereal company has manufactured which brand of the muesli for the UK market since the late 1960s?





2.Angel Falls, the world's highest uninterrupted waterfall is in which country?   VENEZUELA





3.What was the name of Lord Nelson's flagship at the 1805 Battle of Trafalgar?  HMS VICTORY





4.Which famous musician was born in Liverpool on October 9th, 1940?      
JOHN LENNON





5.What word 'petroleum' is made up of two Latin words - petra meaning 'rock' and oleum meaning?
OIL




6.Mary McAleese served as President of which country between November 1997 and November 2011? IRELAND





7.What is the name of Wordsworth poem which begins: "I wandered lonely as a cloud"?
A HOST OF GOLDEN DAFFODILS




8.In animals, mimesis and crypsis are forms of what?

a) Camouflage b) Eating habits c) Sleeping patterns.  C





9.Kirsty Young replaced Sue Lawley as host of which BBC radio program in 2006?  DESERT ISLAND DISCS





10Viscountess Nancy Astor was the first sitting Member of British Parliament as a member for which party?

a) Liberal Party b) Women's Party c) Conservative Party.  C



11.Queen Elizabeth's youngest son has held which title since June 1999?
EARL OF ESSEX

12.What 'G' is a hot spring which can shoot warm water into the air?

GEYSER



13.Which former British Prime Minister was born in Edinburgh in 1953?

MCMILLAN

14.The Scottish city of Glasgow is situated on which river?  CLYDE


15.Which is the largest planet in our solar system?  URANUS


ADMIN A MILLION APOLOGIES FOR MISSING T'QUIZ
AFTER HOSPITAL VISITING I FORGOT IT WAS TUESDAY
I'VE NOT PEELED.  HONEST


Better late than never gassey. I'm pleased that you have not peeled. All this sun ey. I
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