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Tues quiz

on Tue Feb 05, 2019 8:00 pm

1.What is converted to alcohol during the brewing process?

2.What is another name for "Lent Lilies"?

3.In which country is the most Northerly point of the African continent?

4.What was Dick Turpin's horse called?

5.Which is the SLOWEST Olympic swimming stroke over 100 metres?

6.What was John Waynes nickname?

7.Who directed the "Death Wish" series of films?

8.In which year did the "Gunpowder Plot" take place?

9.Which British driver was runner-up in the Formula 1 championship in four consecutive years in the 1950s?

10.What was the name of the Paralympic style games launched by Prince Harry for wounded soldiers?

11.What word means the art of producing decorative handwriting?

12.What colour is Copper Sulphate solution?

13.What is measured using the Beaufort Scale?

14,If you were born on Christmas day under what zodiac sign would you be?

15.Who created a Christmas pudding for Waitrose in 2010 with a whole orange inside ?

16.Where did turkeys originate from?

17.Which planet has a feature known as "The Great Red Spot"?

18.In the poem "Twas the Night Before Christmas" where were the children?

19.What is another name for "Forcemeat"?

20.With which pop group did Boy George first find fame?
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Re: Tues quiz

on Tue Feb 05, 2019 8:18 pm
1.  Sugars in the grain, grape or malt.

2.  Daffodils

3.  Algeria

4.  Black Bess

5.  Breast stroke?

6.  The Duke

7.  ?

8.  1605

9. ?

10.  Invictus Games

11.  Calligraphy

12.  Green?

13 .  Wind speed

14,  Capricorn

15.  Heston Blumenthal?

16.  North America

17.  Jupiter

18.  ?

19.  Mincemeat?

20.  Culture Club

14 correct RMJ
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Re: Tues quiz

on Tue Feb 05, 2019 8:32 pm
@Admin wrote:
1.What is converted to alcohol during the brewing process? SUGAR

2.What is another name for "Lent Lilies"?   DAFFODILS

3.In which country is the most Northerly point of the African continent? EGYPT

4.What was Dick Turpin's horse called? BLACK BESS

5.Which is the SLOWEST Olympic swimming stroke over 100 metres?
BREASTSTROKE

6.What was John Waynes nickname? THE DUKE

7.Who directed the "Death Wish" series of films?

8.In which year did the "Gunpowder Plot" take place? 1605

9.Which British driver was runner-up in the Formula 1 championship in four consecutive years in the 1950s? STIRLING MOSS

10.What was the name of the Paralympic style games launched by Prince Harry for wounded soldiers?    INVICTUS

11.What word means the art of producing decorative handwriting?

12.What colour is Copper Sulphate solution?   GREEN

13.What is measured using the Beaufort Scale?   WIND SPEED

14,If you were born on Christmas day under what zodiac sign would you be? CAPRICORN

15.Who created a Christmas pudding for Waitrose in 2010 with a whole orange inside ?

16.Where did turkeys originate from? AMERICA

17.Which planet has a feature known as "The Great Red Spot"? JUPITER

18.In the poem "Twas the Night Before Christmas" where were the children?   IN BED

19.What is another name for "Forcemeat"?     MINCEMEAT

20.With which pop group did Boy George first find fame?   CULTURE CLUB

14 Correct Gasey
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Re: Tues quiz

on Tue Feb 05, 2019 10:15 pm
Thanks for a cracking quiz Mrs A

Pity a few more didn't attend
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Re: Tues quiz

on Tue Feb 05, 2019 11:00 pm
I've got loads of questions for the new format,still haven't got my head round how to present it. One Day Very Happy
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Re: Tues quiz

on Tue Feb 05, 2019 11:17 pm
I think you are very ambitious to consider it, and are doing it for all the right reasons,

to improve the site and create more interest, but I would stick with what you have,

in the end it will be less hastle for you.

You would need a firm commitment from some regulars to post every week.
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Re: Tues quiz

on Tue Feb 05, 2019 11:36 pm
Ray, a test, you have 2 lives., pick  2 numbers 1 - 10. when I post the questions you will have 30 seconds to answer  ready?

Maybe tomorrow Very Happy
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Re: Tues quiz

on Tue Feb 05, 2019 11:50 pm
Ps the easy questions are between 80-90. Very Happy
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Re: Tues quiz

on Wed Feb 06, 2019 8:19 pm
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1.What is converted to alcohol during the brewing process? Sugar



4.What was Dick Turpin's horse called? Black Bess

5.Which is the SLOWEST Olympic swimming stroke over 100 metres? Butterfly

6.What was John Waynes nickname? The Duke


8.In which year did the "Gunpowder Plot" take place? 1605

9.Which British driver was runner-up in the Formula 1 championship in four consecutive years in the 1950s? Jack Brabham

10.What was the name of the Paralympic style games launched by Prince Harry for wounded soldiers? Invictus

11.What word means the art of producing decorative handwriting? Caligraphy

12.What colour is Copper Sulphate solution? Green

13.What is measured using the Beaufort Scale? Wind

14,If you were born on Christmas day under what zodiac sign would you be? Capricorn

15.Who created a Christmas pudding for Waitrose in 2010 with a whole orange inside ? J Oliver

16.Where did turkeys originate from? Americas

17.Which planet has a feature known as "The Great Red Spot"? Venus



20.With which pop group did Boy George first find fame? Culture Club


Cheers Mrs A. I missed this last night for some reason.
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Re: Tues quiz

on Wed Feb 06, 2019 8:45 pm
Twelve correct Corky

Answers



1.What is converted to alcohol during the brewing process?
Sugars
2.What is another name for "Lent Lilies"?
Daffodils.
3.In which country is the most Northerly point of the African continent?
Tunisia.
4.What was Dick Turpin's horse called?
Black Bess.
5.Which is the SLOWEST Olympic swimming stroke over 100 metres?
The Breaststroke.
6.What was John Waynes nickname?
The Duke.
7.Who directed the "Death Wish" series of films?
Michael Winner.
8.In which year did the "Gunpowder Plot" take place?
1605
9.Which British driver was runner-up in the Formula 1 championship in four consecutive years in the 1950s?
Stirling Moss.
10.What was the name of the Paralympic style games launched by Prince Harry for wounded soldiers?
The Invictus Games.
11.What word means the art of producing decorative handwriting?
Calligraphy.
12.What colour is Copper Sulphate solution?
Blue.
13.What is measured using the Beaufort Scale?
Wind Speeds.
14,If you were born on Christmas day under what zodiac sign would you be?
Capricorn
15.Who created a Christmas pudding for Waitrose in 2010 with a whole orange inside ?
Heston Blumenthal.
16.Where did turkeys originate from?
North America.
17.Which planet has a feature known as "The Great Red Spot"?
Jupiter.
18.In the poem "Twas the Night Before Christmas" where were the children?
In Bed.
19.What is another name for "Forcemeat"?
Stuffing.
20.With which pop group did Boy George first find fame?
Culture Club.
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