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Admins Tues quiz

on Tue Jun 05 2018, 19:58
Sorry may not be here to mark.  Carry on regardless


1
Galilean, Keplerian, Newtonian and Conde are types of what instrument?
2
Founded 1950, whose flag is a white compass rose/star in a circle on blue background?
3
What ancient rulers wore a double-crown symbolizing their joined upper and lower lands?
4
What type of lens bends parallel rays inwards: convex or concave?
5
Mumps can spread, rarely, where in adult males, with permanent procreational effect?
6
The arbalest/arblast is a medieval more powerful developed version of which weapon?
7
What mineral caused the founding of S Africa’s Johannesburg in 1886?
8
In the greeenhouse effect ultraviolet light is reradiated and absorbed as what invisible energy?
9
What obscure metal element (Hf) is named from Latin for Copenhagen, where it was discovered?
10
The Cyclades are an eastern island group of which nation?
11
Which band headlined the opening/rebranding of the London Dome/O2, June 2007?
12
What the note is at the 12th fret of the 1st and 6th strings of a standard-tuned 6-string guitar?
13
What part of Manhattan is named after a Dutch city famous for its bulb trade?
14
What chemical element (Cu) is named after Cyprus?
15
Insurgents of what nation took part in the Easter Rising of 1916? I
16
What Greek mythological horse sprang from the blood of Medusa?
17
What was disestablished as the state religion of Japan after WWII?
18
A red giant star typically evolves when its central hydrogen has converted to what gas?
19
The French railway (train of great speed) abbreviation TGV mean what in French?
20
Refraction concerns a changed direction of sound, radiation, a river or a missile?
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Re: Admins Tues quiz

on Tue Jun 05 2018, 20:24
1 Telescopes

2 ?

3 ?

4 Concave?

5 Infertility

6 Trebuchet / Catapult?

7 Diamonds

8 CO2?

9 Cobalt?

10 Greece

11 ?

12 The note E, the same as the open string

13 Brooklyn

14 Copper

15 Ireland?

16 Apollo?

17 Shinto

18 Helium

19 Train Grande Vitesse

20 Radiation
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Re: Admins Tues quiz

on Tue Jun 05 2018, 21:23
@Admin wrote:Sorry may not be here to mark.  Carry on regardless


1
Galilean, Keplerian, Newtonian and Conde are types of what instrument? TELESCOPES
2
Founded 1950, whose flag is a white compass rose/star in a circle on blue background? NATO
3
What ancient rulers wore a double-crown symbolizing their joined upper and lower lands? PHAROES
4
What type of lens bends parallel rays inwards: convex or concave? CONVEX
5
Mumps can spread, rarely, where in adult males, with permanent procreational effect? TESTICLES
6
The arbalest/arblast is a medieval more powerful developed version of which weapon?
7
What mineral caused the founding of S Africa’s Johannesburg in 1886? DIAMONDS
8
In the greeenhouse effect ultraviolet light is reradiated and absorbed as what invisible energy?
9
What obscure metal element (Hf) is named from Latin for Copenhagen, where it was discovered?
10
The Cyclades are an eastern island group of which nation? MALTA
11
Which band headlined the opening/rebranding of the London Dome/O2, June 2007?
12
What the note is at the 12th fret of the 1st and 6th strings of a standard-tuned 6-string guitar?
13
What part of Manhattan is named after a Dutch city famous for its bulb trade? AMSTERDAM
14
What chemical element (Cu) is named after Cyprus? COPPER
15
Insurgents of what nation took part in the Easter Rising of 1916? IRELAND
16
What Greek mythological horse sprang from the blood of Medusa? PEGASUS
17
What was disestablished as the state religion of Japan after WWII?
18
A red giant star typically evolves when its central hydrogen has converted to what gas? NITROGEN
19
The French railway (train of great speed) abbreviation TGV mean what in French?
20
Refraction concerns a changed direction of sound, radiation, a river or a missile?
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Re: Admins Tues quiz

on Wed Jun 06 2018, 10:29
A couple of people missing this week. Here are the answers


1
Galilean, Keplerian, Newtonian and Conde are types of what instrument? Telescope
2
Founded 1950, whose flag is a white compass rose/star in a circle on blue background? NATO
3
What ancient rulers wore a double-crown symbolizing their joined upper and lower lands? Pharoahs
4
What type of lens bends parallel rays inwards: convex or concave? Convex
5
Mumps can spread, rarely, where in adult males, with permanent procreational effect? Testicles
6
The arbalest/arblast is a medieval more powerful developed version of which weapon? Crossbow
7
What mineral caused the founding of S Africa’s Johannesburg in 1886? Gold
8
In the greeenhouse effect ultraviolet light is reradiated and absorbed as what invisible energy? Infrared
9
What obscure metal element (Hf) is named from Latin for Copenhagen, where it was discovered? Hafnium (from Hafnia)
10
The Cyclades are an eastern island group of which nation? Greece
11
Which band headlined the opening/rebranding of the London Dome/O2, June 2007? Bon Jovi
12
What the note is at the 12th fret of the 1st and 6th strings of a standard-tuned 6-string guitar? E
13
What part of Manhattan is named after a Dutch city famous for its bulb trade? Harlem (after Haarlem)
14
What chemical element (Cu) is named after Cyprus? Copper
15
Insurgents of what nation took part in the Easter Rising of 1916? Ireland
16
What Greek mythological horse sprang from the blood of Medusa? Pegasus
17
What was disestablished as the state religion of Japan after WWII? Shinto
18
A red giant star typically evolves when its central hydrogen has converted to what gas? Helium
19
The French railway (train of great speed) abbreviation TGV mean what in French? Train a Grande Vitesse
20
Refraction concerns a changed direction of sound, radiation, a river or a missile? radiation


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Re: Admins Tues quiz

on Wed Jun 06 2018, 12:01
Quite a 'testy' quiz Mrs A

Most enjoyable, pity a few more didn't join in.
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