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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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    Malavika dear where are you, monifa, panazaa, and anuaskook:):):)
     
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    FOR READERS HERE ARE THE ANSWERS
    1. Who was the first star to appear as Cosmopolitan magazine's centrefold?----BURT REYNOLDS

    2. Who was the Beatles' original drummer?---PETE BEST

    3. What took place on Griffin's Wharf in America in 1773?---THE BOSTON TEA PARTY

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

    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?---THE SINKING OF TITANIC--1912

    6. Which mountain was climbed for the first time in 1786?---MOUNT BLANC[Jaques Balmant and Michel Paccard]

    7. Where is the Royal Navy Officer Training School?----DARTMOUT [DEVON]

    8. What is the Lonicera plant commonly known as?---HONEYSUCKLE

    9. Which MP was killed by an IRA bomb in the House of Commons car park in 1979?
    AIREY NEAVE
    10. In which US city was the first Gap store opened?SAN FRANCISCO [1962]

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

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

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

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

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

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

    18. Which writer created the fictional detective Auguste Dupin? EDGAR ALLAN POE

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

    20. Chitterlings are the small intestines of which animal? PIG

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

    22. Katakana is a symbol system of which language? JAPANESE

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

    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? BATHTUB

    25. What island was previously called Formosa?TAIWAN
     
  3. malligashivaram

    malligashivaram Gold IL'ite

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    1. By how many years to the day did OJ Simpson's conviction for robbery and kidnapping follow his acquittal of murder?

    2. Who in 2008 was re-elected Prime Minister of Canada?

    3. Architect Rafael Viñoly designed what notable Leicester building which opened in 2008?

    4. Who won the 2008 American (celebrity) Apprentice TV show?

    5. Who won the UK 2008 X-Factor TV talent show?

    6. Lending her name to a famous brand, who was the Greek Goddess of Victory?

    7. Which is the bestselling car name of all time (The model has undergone several redesigns in is history)?


    8. Who wrote "A Short History of Nearly Everything" and "Notes from a Small Island"?

    9. World record speed attained in a helicopter?

    10. The royal mint is recognized as the oldest established business in the UK - what year?

    11. In which year was Richard the Lion heart born?

    12. In what year was 3rd Class rail travel abolished in the UK?
     
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    Arunarc Moderator Staff Member IL Hall of Fame

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    1. 15 years.
    2. Sylvie boucher
    3. The curve theatre
    4.
    5. Alexandra Burke
    6. Nike
    7. Is it Toyoto corolla
    8. bill Bryson
    9. Westland lynx helicopter speed recorded 400.87 kph
    10 886
    11 sept. 8th 1157
    12 1956
     
  5. malligashivaram

    malligashivaram Gold IL'ite

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    ANURAC CONGRATS AND WELCOME YOU SCORED 10 OUT OF 12 BY EVERY STANDARD EXCELLENT AND GREAT ---THANK YOU FOR ANSWERING--SO ANOTHER CONGRATULATION PERFECT
    The 2 different one are
    2]---Stephen Harper
    4-]-Piers Morgon
    OTHER ARE ALL RIGHT SO HAPPY FOR YOU DEAR
     

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    1. Who won Grammys for Best Album, Male Vocalist and Producer in 1986?

    2. Who wrote the English words to My Way?

    3. What British prime minister shared breakfast in bed with a parrot named Toby?

    4. What U.S. state did Russian nationalist Vladimir Zhirinovsky threaten to reclaim, in 1995?

    5. What name has been shared by the most popes?

    6. Who sang a song named after the writer's pet snake?

    7. Which 1986 Bangles hit was written by Prince under the pseudonym Christopher Tracy?

    8. Who sang with The Miami Sound Machine?

    9. Which song starts, "If you see me walkin' down the street?

    10. Who featured with Paula Abdul on Opposites Attract?

    11. Which Mariah Carey hit has the words, "Can't live, if living is without you"?

    12. Which Janet Jackson top ten hi has the shortest title?
     
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    Sorry Malligashivaram - Life is a bit hectic for me right now and I hope to have some free time for myself by next week. I will come back soon and be ready with lot more questions.Thanks dear...
     
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    MONIFA THANK YOU DEAR FOR THE REPLY--I KNOW WHAT BUSY IS--TAKE YOUR TIME--THIS IS ONLY A HOBBY--DEAR--LIFE HAS ITS OWN DUTIES WHICH ARE MORE IMPORTANT:cheers
     
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    HERE ARE THE ANSWERS FOR THE LAST QUIZ MAYBE THE INTELLIGENCE SQUAD DID NOT HAVE TINE TO ANSWER IT---BUT THE QUESTIONS SHOULD NOT BE LEFT DANGLING MAYBE SOME READERS WERE WAITING FOR THE ANSWERS
    1]----PHIL COLINS
    2]--PAUL ANKA
    3]---WINSTON CHURCHILL
    4]--ALASKA
    5]---JOHNS
    6]---DIANA ROSS -O MUSCLES
    7]--MANIAC MONDAY
    8]-----GLORIA ESTEFAN
    9]---WALK ON BY
    10]---- Bruce DeShazer
    11]---WITHOUT YOU
    12]---IF
     
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    1. Which famous scientist introduced the idea of natural selection?

    2. A person who studies biology is known as a?

    3. Botany is the study of?

    4. Can frogs live in salt water?

    5. True or false? The common cold is caused by a virus.

    6. Animals which eat both plants and other animals are known as what?

    7. Bacterial infections in humans can be treated with what?

    8. A single piece of coiled DNA is known as a?

    9. A group of dog offspring is known as a?

    10. The area of biology devoted to the study of fungi is known as?

    11. What is the name of the process used by plants to convert sunlight into food?

    12. The death of every member of a particular species is known as what?

    13. The process of pasteurization is named after which famous French microbiologist?

    14. True or false? A salamander is a warm blooded animal?

    15. A change of the DNA in an organism that results in a new trait is known as a?
     

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