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on Thu Jul 05 2018, 20:00
1. Which country produced Gruyere cheese?

2. Who was invested as Prince of Wales in 1969?

3. Francis Drake's ship Pelican was renamed what?

4. Which opera by Gilbert and Sullivan is set in Venice?

5. Did John Le Carre write thrillers or romantic fiction?

6. Which London Street was home to several British newspapers?

7. Which country has Ipswich as its county town?

8. What shape are the teeth on pinking shears?

9. Which Saint is commemorated on the 17th of March?

10. Which Zodiac sign is normally associated with two fishes?

11. What kind of food is borscht?

12. What is the minimum age for leaving school in England?

13. In snooker, how many points is the brown ball worth?

14. Which TV programme has the logo QS?

15. What kind of animals were Cupid, Donner and Blitzen?

16. Name two books from our "summer reading "list. Seek and ye shall find.
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on Thu Jul 05 2018, 20:08
1.  Switzerland

2.  Prince Charles

3.  The Golden Hind

4.  The Gondoliers

5.  Thrillers

6.  Fleet St

7.  Suffolk?

8.  Serrated

9.  Patrick?

10.  Pisces

11.  Beetroot soup

12.   Sixteen

13.  Two?

14.  Question of Sport

15.  Reindeers

16.  ?

13 correct RMJ Well played,now away and look on books
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on Thu Jul 05 2018, 20:18
1. Switzerland
2. Prince Charles
3. The Golden Hind
4. The Gondoliers
5. Thrillers
6. Fleet Street
7. Suffolk
8. Triangular
9. St Patrick
10. Pisces
11. Beetroot Soup
12. 16 (if you have further education, apprentiship, or training up to 18)
13. 4
14.
15. Reindeer
16. On A Beautiful Day By Lucy Diamond.  and  The Silent Companions  By Laura Purcell

115 correct although I think I should have thunk about number 8 having 2 answers
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on Thu Jul 05 2018, 22:35
Well done you two. I'll see if anyone else wants to have a go before I post the answers
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on Thu Jul 05 2018, 23:20
Thanks Mrs A, most enjoyable Admins mid week quiz 3530011831

I hope a few more join in.
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on Fri Jul 06 2018, 09:05
@Admin wrote:1. Which country produced Gruyere cheese?GREECE

2. Who was invested as Prince of Wales in 1969?  CHARLES

3. Francis Drake's ship Pelican was renamed what?  GOLDEN HIND

4. Which opera by Gilbert and Sullivan is set in Venice?

5. Did John Le Carre write thrillers or romantic fiction? FICTION

6. Which London Street was home to several British newspapers?FLEET ST

7. Which country has Ipswich as its county town?  SUFFOLK

8. What shape are the teeth on pinking shears? TRIANGULAR

9. Which Saint is commemorated on the 17th of March? ST PATRICK

10. Which Zodiac sign is normally associated with two fishes?PISCES

11. What kind of food is borscht?  BREAD

12. What is the minimum age for leaving school in England?SIXTEEN

13. In snooker, how many points is the brown ball worth?FOUR

14. Which TV programme has the logo QS? QUESTION OF SPORT

15. What kind of animals were Cupid, Donner and Blitzen?REINDEER

16.  Name two books from our "summer reading "list.  Seek and ye shall find.

11 correct gassey
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on Fri Jul 06 2018, 21:09
Looks like RMJ is having problems getting on line.
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on Fri Jul 06 2018, 22:01
Hope all is well with him
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