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Quiz----the evergreen brain tickler

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

  1. lgirish

    lgirish Platinum IL'ite

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    1. Po & piave rivers
    2. Cat
    3. Greek
    4. Iron
    5. zipper
    6. Max Allan Collins
    7. Metro stations
    8. Finland
    9. Reykjavik capital of iceland
    10 The Panama Canal
    11 The Boston Globe
    12 Hosni Mubarak
     
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    1;mars

    2.Carlos Slim Helú (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈkaɾlos esˈlim eˈlu]; born Jan is a Mexican business magnate and philanthropist who as of 2011 is the richest person in the world,

    3.us: tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.

    4.the second full moon of that month is called a "blue moon" (that's where the phrase "once in a blue moon" comes from)

    5.Semaphore.


    6.welve men have walked on the Moon
    Name Mission
    Neil Armstrong Apollo 11
    Buzz Aldrin Apollo 11
    Pete Conrad Apollo 12
    Allen Bean Apollo 12
    Alan Shepard Apollo 14
    Edgar Mitchell Apollo 14
    David Scott Apollo 15
    James Irwin Apollo 15
    John Young Apollo 16
    Charles Duke Apollo 16
    Eugene Cernan Apollo 17
    Harrison Schmitt Apollo 17

    7. The trumpet 8.

    8. nepal

    9;Three teaspoons equals 1 tablespoon.

    10..three cities act as South Africa capital. Cape Town is the legislative capital, Pretoria administrative and Bloemfontein is the judicial capital

    11/he United States

    12.Ireland
     
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    1; Venice does not stand on a river. It extends over one hundred and seventeen small islands in the Venetian Lagoon. The lagoon itself extends from the mouth of the Po River in the south to the Piave River in the north.


    2.A cat was a symbol of freedom in ancient Rome.

    3.t. Paul wrote (dictated) his letters in Koine or common language, the Hellenistic Greek of his day. This was the lingua franca, the international language needed by any man in public life or one traveling or writing, spread by the armies of Alexander and the Hellenistic kingdoms, which succeeded his empire

    4;Early on, steel was used, but without any hardening or tempering process applied; as a result, these springs would gradually weaken and the watch would start losing time. Some watchmakers, for example John Arnold, used gold, which avoids the problem of corrosion, but retains the problem of gradual weakening. Hardened and tempered steel was first used by John Harrison and subsequently remained the material of choice until the 20th century.

    5.: The zipper

    6by Chester Gould

    7;metro Stations

    8.Finland;



    9.Reykjavik (Iceland);

    10.The Panama Canal.

    11.The Washington Post took the lead on uncovering the Watergate scandal.

    12.King Hussein of Jordan.

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