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Quiz----the evergreen brain tickler

Discussion in 'Online Games & Puzzles' started by malligashivaram, Mar 14, 2010.

  1. monifa13

    monifa13 Bronze IL'ite

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    #11.Northern Lights
    #12. The Godfater
    #13. Mickey Hargitay & Jayne Mansfield
    #14.Michael Hawkins & Mary Jo Slater
    #15.Barry Alan Pincus
    #16. Rita Maria
    #17. Durovernum Cantiacorum
    #18. Lindum
    #19. Belgrade
    #20.Innsburg-Austria
     
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  2. monifa13

    monifa13 Bronze IL'ite

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    #21. A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
    #22. Absence makes the hearts grow fonder.
    #23. One who collects revenue or tax stamps.
    #24. One who collects tokens used in buses or subways.
    #25. I don't undersand this question. If the question is 'what's the meaning of bluestocking', the answer is 'A woman having literary or intellectual interests'.
     
  3. dimpleanand2002

    dimpleanand2002 Junior IL'ite

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    Hello!
    check out my answers -
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    1--From which fruit is a drink called cider made ?
    Apple for pear


    2--Which 2 months are named after roman emperors ?
    January
    Named after the Roman god of beginnings and endings Janus (the month Januarius).

    and
    March
    This is the first month of the Roman year. It is named after the Roman god of war, Mars.


    3--What do the initials UGC stand for?

    It can be anything from - User Generated Content., University Grants Commission or Universal Geographic Code

    4--The purity of gold is measured in carats. how many carats are there in pure gold ?
    Pure gold has 0 carats. It is however generally accepted that 24 karat gold is the purest gold as it is 24 parts gold and 0 parts alloy or base metals.
    5--how many milk teeth does a child under five have?
    Children usually have 20 milk teeth


    6--Which rank in the army is next higher to the rank of a colonel ?
    A corporal has a higher rank than a colonel.

    7--what country was once known as Albion ?
    United Kingdom


    8--How did Robert Clive die ?
    Robert Clive's health was declining and he soon had mental problems. He always wanted excitement and when he felt there were no more exciting challenges ahead, he became bored. In 1774, at his house in London, Clive cut his own throat with a penknife!. The great British hero was dead, at the age of 49.

    9--Whom did John Wilkes Booth assassinate ?
    U.S. President Abraham Lincoln


    10--Americans often refer to President Johnson as L.B.J. Whom did they call F.D.R.? President Franklin Roosevelt
     
  4. Anushaashok

    Anushaashok Junior IL'ite

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    1. Which weather phenomenon translates from the Spanish for 'little boy'? el nino

    2. Ambassador to the Court of Saint James is the official title for Ambassadors of which country? UK

    3. Globe and Jerusalem are types of what?

    4. How many people take part in the dance of a quadrille? eight

    5. What license cost 37 pence when it was abolished in 1988? Dog license

    6. In slang, how much money is a monkey? 500pounds

    7. Loriners and farriers cater for what? horses

    8. Astrologically speaking, two of the fire signs are LEO and ARIES. Which is the third? sagittarius

    9. What is the meaning of the word Hypocaust? A) Annihilation of a town by flood B) mass inoculation C) underfloor heating underfloor heating

    10. Illustrated on its logo, the product Marmite is named after a French word meaning what? Cooking pot

    11. THE FIRST LINE FROM WHICH BOOK---- Lyra and her daemon moved through the darkening Hall, taking care to keep to one side, out of sight of the kitchen.

    12. THE FIRST LINE FROM WHICH BOOK-- Amergo Bonasera sat in New York Criminal Court Number 3 and waited for justice; vengeance on the men who had co cruelly hurt his daughter, who had tried to dishonor her The godfather

    13. WHO IS THE CELEBRITY PARENT OF Mariska Hargitay?

    14. WHO IS THE CELEBRITY PARENT OF Christian Slater?
    15. WHAT IS THE REAL NAME FOR Barry Manilow? Barry alan

    16. WHAT IS THE REAL NAME FOR Cheryl Baker? Rita maria

    17. WHAT IS THE OLD NAME FOR Canterbury? Cantwareburh

    18. WHAT IS THE OLD NAME FOR Lincoln?

    19. WHAT IS THE CURRENT NAME FOR Singidunum? belgrade

    20. WHATIS THE CURRENT NAME FOR Oenipontum?

    21. WHAT IS THE FULL FORM OF THIS PROVERB A B I T H I W T I T B? A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush

    22. WHAT IS THE FULL FORM OF THIS PROVERB A M T H G F? Absence makes the heart grow fonder

    23. WHAT DOES THIS PERSON COLLECTS errinophilist? Person who collects revenue stamps

    24. WHAT DOES THIS PERSON COLLECTS vecturist? Person who collects transportation tokens

    25. WHAT DOES THIS PEOPLE DO NOW Bluestocking?
     
  5. malligashivaram

    malligashivaram Gold IL'ite

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    WELCOME DIMPLE TO THE QUIZ SHOW DEAR ALL THE ANSWERS WERE RIGHT CONGRATS---ONE SMALL POINT THESE QUESTIONS HAVE ALREADY BEEN ANSWERED DEAR--CLICK ON THE LAST PAGE--AND TRY TO ANSWERS THE QUESTION S YOU KNOW OR FIND OUT THE ANSWERS--YOU CAN ANSWER AND WE WILL ALL BE SOO HAPPY TO RECEIVE YOU TOO IN THE SHOW, --CONGRATS AND THANK YOU DIMPLE:bonk:bonk:bonk:bonk
     
  6. malligashivaram

    malligashivaram Gold IL'ite

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    ANUASHOOK WHAT A BRILLIANT ANSWERS--VERY GOOD, MOST OF THE ANSWERS YOU ATTEMPTED WERE CORRECT ANU, EXCELLENT, AND MARVELOUS NO OTHER WORDS------YOU GOT 16 RIGHT OUT OF 17 ATTEMPTED BRILLIANT SCORE THAT IS
    The unanswered are:
    3]---ARTICHOKE
    9]--C--WAS THE RIGHT ANSWER
    11]--NORTHERN LIGHTS ---bY--PHILIP PULLMAN
    13] JAYNE MANSFIELD
    14] MICHEAL GAINSBOROUGH
    17] CANTEACORUM
    18] LINDUM COLANIA
    20] INNS BRUCK AUSTRIA
    25]--FEMALE WRITER

    ---CONGRATS ANU AND THANK YOU SOO MUCH FOR YOUR RIGHT ANSWERS
     

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  7. malligashivaram

    malligashivaram Gold IL'ite

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    MONIFA DEAR YOU GOT IT ALL RIGHT 25 OUT OF 25---AMAZING FEAT, AND EXTRAORDINARY---SUPERB--MIND BLOWING-----WHAT ELSE CAN I CAN A FIRM HANDSHAKE, AND PAT OF ACHIEVEMENT--FROM ONE AND ALL CONGRATS MONIFA DEAR :wow:wow:wow:wow
     

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    malligashivaram Gold IL'ite

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    1. Which animal sleeps standing up?

    2. What is the largest fruit crop on earth?

    3. Of what is Dipsophobia the fear?

    4. 'Hedera helix' is better known as what?

    5. What is the collective noun for a group of frogs?

    6. What colour are budgerigars in the wild?

    7. From what is the artificial fibre Rayon made?

    8. South Africa is the world's largest producer of 3 metals. Platinum andGold are 2 of them, what’s the third?

    9. What won the toy of the year award in both 1980 and 1981?

    10. Which company opened the first Burger Restaurant in Britain in 1954?

    11. Hailed as Dior's successor, which, then 23-year-old French fashion designer held his first major Paris show in 1958?

    12. Which company makes the Xbox games console?

    13. What does a cooper make?

    14. Which instrument did Jack Benny play?

    15. Which singer, born in Madras, in 1936 was originally named Gerry Dorsey?

    16 Which company now makes the Mini?

    17. Which film star has a statue in Leicester Square?

    18. What was the nationality of ex UN Secretary General Boutros-Boutros Ghali?

    19. : What was the principal profession of Capability (real name Lancelot) Brown?

    20 Which company who make toy cars and other models won the first toy of the year award in 1965 for a model Aston Martin from the first James Bond film

    21 In which country is Sikorsky Helicopters' head office?

    22. What’s the proper name for a bishop’s hat?

    23. What colour is the M on the Mcdonald’s logo?

    24. It is made from thermo-plastic paper and the manilla hemp used to make rope, it is designed to withstand boiling water, what is it?

    25. Who designed the first modern petrol-driven internal combustion engine for the car?
     
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    I am back!
     
  10. malligashivaram

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    Paanzaa you do appear with a bang ----bang of victory----smiling at my questions--and answering in no time, Paanazaa sir excellent performance--you have made yourself a prominent quizzer------hope you grow better and better
    You have scored 23--out of 25--amazingly good and my congrats to you, and your efforts
    The only different one was
    8]---Cromite---[personally i feel you overlooked it]
    18]---Egypt.
    24]--tea bags
    Time to celebrate--congrats
     

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