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Quiz----the evergreen brain tickler

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

  1. malligashivaram

    malligashivaram Gold IL'ite

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    1. Which country is home to Grolsch lager?

    2. The Nuffield Radio Astronomy Laboratory is better known by which name?

    3. How many players are there in an Australian Rules football team?

    4. Cross country skiing and rifle shooting make up which sport?

    5. Where would you wear an epaulette?

    6. In the proverb, imitation is the sincerest form of what?

    7. Who had a 1970's hit with 'Yellow River'?

    8. What was first crossed by tightrope by Charles Blondin in 1859?

    9. Who flew the LZ1 in July 1900?

    10. What is the name of the flap of cartilage which prevents food from ente
    11. ring your windpipe?

    12. Which small Norwegian town hosted the 1994 Winter Olympics?

    13. What is the name given to a triangle where all the sides are of different length?

    14. What word describes an objects ability to return to its original shape after being stretched or compressed?

    15. What is special about the feet of a 'Palmiped'?

    16. What is the English Equivalent of Nom de Plume?

    17. Agatha Christie created Miss Marples. What is her 1st name?

    18. What is the term for a group of whales?

    19. Who wrote 'Lorna Doone'?

    20. What is a Codicil?

    21. In America it is called a 'Billfold', what do we call it?

    22. Eugene the Jeep featured in which comic strip?

    23. Which Spaniard is known for his hallucinatory paintings?

    24. Which computer game invented by Alexi Pajitnov celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2009?
    25. Who aged 65 became the oldest Britain to climb Mount Everest, as at 2009?
     
  2. malligashivaram

    malligashivaram Gold IL'ite

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    Hi dear friends---the ball is in your court----:coffee:coffee:coffee
     
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    Malavika81 Bronze IL'ite

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    1. Which country is home to Grolsch lager? Holland

    2. The Nuffield Radio Astronomy Laboratory is better known by which name? Jodrell Bank Observatory

    3. How many players are there in an Australian Rules football team? 18

    4. Cross country skiing and rifle shooting make up which sport? Biathlon

    5. Where would you wear an epaulette? Shoulders

    6. In the proverb, imitation is the sincerest form of what? Flattery

    7. Who had a 1970's hit with 'Yellow River'? Christie (A british band)

    8. What was first crossed by tightrope by Charles Blondin in 1859? Niagara Falls

    9. Who flew the LZ1 in July 1900? Germany

    10. What is the name of the flap of cartilage which prevents food from ente
    11. ring your windpipe? Epiglottis

    12. Which small Norwegian town hosted the 1994 Winter Olympics? Lillehammer

    13. What is the name given to a triangle where all the sides are of different length? Scalene triangle

    14. What word describes an objects ability to return to its original shape after being stretched or compressed? Elasticity

    15. What is special about the feet of a 'Palmiped'? Webbed feet

    16. What is the English Equivalent of Nom de Plume? Pseudonym or pen name

    17. Agatha Christie created Miss Marples. What is her 1st name? Jane

    18. What is the term for a group of whales? Pod

    19. Who wrote 'Lorna Doone'? Richard Doodridge Blackmore

    20. What is a Codicil? It is a legal document which is an amended will

    21. In America it is called a 'Billfold', what do we call it? Wallet

    22. Eugene the Jeep featured in which comic strip? Popeye

    23. Which Spaniard is known for his hallucinatory paintings? Salvador Dali

    24. Which computer game invented by Alexi Pajitnov celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2009? Tetris

    25. Who aged 65 became the oldest Britain to climb Mount Everest, as at 2009? Sir Ranulph Fiennes

    P.S: Questions 10 and 11 are the same question and there is no question 11 really (maybe missing?)
     
  4. malligashivaram

    malligashivaram Gold IL'ite

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    MALAVIKA WELCOME DEAR TO YOUR QUIZ WORLD---HAPPY TO SEE YOU HERE.
    NOTHING ESCAPES YOUR EYES--MAGNIFICENT PERFORMANCE---YOU SCORED 23 OUT OF 24[THANKS FOR POINTING OUT THE MISSING QUESTION]
    only one difference--
    9]---COUNT ZEPPELIN
    EXCELLENT IS YOUR SCORE --THANK YOU FOR PARTICIPATING----MY CONGRATULATIONS
     

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    1. What rank in the Royal Navy is the equivalent of the army's Field Marshall?

    2. Who is said to rule in a Plutocracy?

    3. How much did it cost to run the BBC website 2002?

    4. In which year was Sir Cristopher Wren born?

    5. What percentage of the worlds population is contained in the united states?

    6. How many Noble gases are there?

    7. How many bits are there in a byte?

    8. This large dog, usually of a grayish color, is characterized by it great masses of skin, especially around the head and the dewlap. It is speculated that he may be related to the ancient Roman breed, the 'Molossian', which was an aggressive dog used in wars

    9. This coonhound is descended mainly from English foxhounds and French dogs, such as the Grand Bleu de Gascogne. He is known for his 'cold nose,' or the ability to follow old trails in the pursuit of raccoons

    10. . Finally, this breed is no longer rare, but only a few short years ago it was listed as the rarest breed in the world. Today it is a popular pet throughout America. It was originally bred for fighting, its loose skin allowed it to 'slip out' of another dog's grip

    11. Which Willy wrote the plays Educating Rita and Shirley Valentine?

    12. What was the 1st human invention that broke the sound barrier?

    13. What song does the main character wake up to every morning in Groundhog Day?

    14. What candidate told Pat Paulsen that his 100,000 write-in votes probably put Nixon in the White House?

    15. What current branch of the U.S. military was a corp of only 50 soldiers when World War I broke out?

    16. In 1990 who got 'married' to Jerry Hall?

    17. What star sign is shared by William Shatner and Marlon Brando?

    18. What star sign is "Gladys Knight?

    19. Where were murdering sisters Delfina & Maria de Jesus Gonzales from?

    20. How was film director Emil Anton Bundmann better known?

    21. What is Fidel Castro's real first name?

    22. Which veteran rock musician said, "If I had my time again I would like to take up archaeology?"

    23. What was Van Halen's first album after Dave Lee Roth left?

    24. By what name is Emmanuel Rudnitsky more widely known?

    25. What was the profession of "Arnold Newman?
     
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    2. Who is said to rule in a Plutocracy? Rule by wealthy

    3. How much did it cost to run the BBC website 2002? 72 million

    4. In which year was Sir Cristopher Wren born? 1632

    5. What percentage of the worlds population is contained in the united states? 5%

    6. How many Noble gases are there? 6 (Argon, Helium, neon, krypton, xenon, radon)

    7. How many bits are there in a byte? 8


    11. Which Willy wrote the plays Educating Rita and Shirley Valentine? Willy russel

    12. What was the 1st human invention that broke the sound barrier? whip


    14. What candidate told Pat Paulsen that his 100,000 write-in votes probably put Nixon in the White House? humphrey

    15. What current branch of the U.S. military was a corp of only 50 soldiers when World War I broke out? U.S air force

    16. In 1990 who got 'married' to Jerry Hall? mick


    17. What star sign is shared by William Shatner and Marlon Brando? aries

    18. What star sign is "Gladys Knight? Gemini
    19. Where were murdering sisters Delfina & Maria de Jesus Gonzales from? mexica

    20. How was film director Emil Anton Bundmann better known? Anthony mann

    21. What is Fidel Castro's real first name? Fidel alejandro castro

    22. Which veteran rock musician said, "If I had my time again I would like to take up archaeology?" bill wyman
    25. What was the profession of "Arnold Newman? photographer
     
  7. malligashivaram

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    Anuashok thank you for answering the questions---they were not so simple---all the one you attempted are right --you got a whopping 18 marks --excellent Anu excellent and very very amazing
    Soory for the late reply, our net was down--just got better
    The one little difference is
    21] ---the answer is RUZ[your ans is right--the wordings makes the difference.
    the one left out are
    1]--ADMIRAL OF THE FLEET
    8] NEAPOLITAN MASTIFF
    9]---BLUETICK COONHOUND
    10]--CHINESE SHAR--PEI
    13]---I GOT YOU BABE----[by SONY AND SHER]
     

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    1. Who was the first star to appear as Cosmopolitan magazine's centrefold?

    2. Who was the Beatles' original drummer?

    3. What took place on Griffin's Wharf in America in 1773?

    4. In 1803 who started shipping portions of the sculpted frieze from the Parthenon in Greece to England?

    5. Marjorie Robb, who died in Boston USA in 1992 aged 103, Barbara Dainton, Millvina Dean and Lillian Asplund, achieved notoriety for being among the last living survivors of what?

    6. Which mountain was climbed for the first time in 1786?

    7. Where is the Royal Navy Officer Training School?

    8. What is the Lonicera plant commonly known as?

    9. Which MP was killed by an IRA bomb in the House of Commons car park in 1979?

    10. In which US city was the first Gap store opened?

    11---.Which missing adventurer's wrecked aircraft and bodily remains were found in California in October 2008?

    12. What's the most southerly city; Toronto, Seattle, Budapest or Bordeaux?

    13. The 'Reign of Terror', 1793-94, was a particularly violent political period i
    14. n which country?

    15. What is the two-handled curved blade used for mincing herbs and vegetables, which in Italian means 'half-moon'?

    16. The Swiss Re Tower in London is commonly known by what name?

    17. Tanzania is a portmanteau name (two-word combination) from which two states which united in 1964?

    18. Which writer created the fictional detective Auguste Dupin?

    19. What satirical US tabloid magazine closed in 2007 after 28 years of publishing?

    20. Chitterlings are the small intestines of which animal?

    21. The AIDA advertising and selling model refers to the sequence of what four stages in the process buying something?

    22. Katakana is a symbol system of which language?

    23. What colour are the flowers of the various plants known as Celandines?

    24. The usual graph shape for product failure rate, starting and ending high with a long flat bottom in between, is known as what sort of curve?

    25. What island was previously called Formosa?
     
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    Oh come friends if you do not have the time--- answer just a few---if you feel that answering so many question takes a long time please let me know i will reduce it---my intellectually inclined friends
     
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    Oh come friends if you do not have the time--- answer just a few---if you feel that answering so many question takes a long time please let me know i will reduce it---my intellectually inclined friends
     

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