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    Quiz 39

    Think it's long over due so time to exercise those brain cells. Usual rules apply, NO GOOGLING, however you can get the family to join in, and answers to be sent to my inbox no later than 8pm Friday 10th Feb, and most importantly have fun!



    Geography

    The Mexican US border covers which 4 states? (1 point for each)
    Which is the highest mountain in Europe?
    Name the longest river in Asia?
    Machu Picchu is located in which South American Country?
    Which country has the most volcanoes in the world?


    Food and Drink

    Manchego is a type of Spanish cheese made from the milk of which animal?
    Pho is a noodle soup that originates from which country?
    Which Italian pasta-cooking term can be literally translated into English as to the tooth?
    Heineken in a beer from which country?
    Which herb is used in a traditional pesto recipe?


    Sport

    Buster Douglas was a professional in which sport?
    Liverpool FC were dumped out of both the EFL Cup and FA Cup in the same week. Who defeated them? (1 point each)
    Wasps, Saracens and Harlequins are teams in which sport?
    Charlotte Dujardin won the Gold medal at the Rio Olympics in the individual dressage. What was the name of her horse?
    Beamer, Dibbly-Dobbly and Slog Sweep are terms in which sport?


    Maths

    What is seven-hundredths expressed as a decimal?
    How many degrees are there in three right angles?
    My car holds 12 gallons of petrol. On one full tank of petrol I drove four trips to Chipping Norton and back. Chipping Norton is 45 miles from my house. How many miles to the gallon did I get from my car?
    If you bought a bottle of wine for 6.59 and two bottles of beer for 1.29 each, how much change would you get from a 10 note?
    How any minutes in a year?
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    Librarian and chief holder of antiquities and biscuits Jaquaia's Avatar
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    Can I just say, the second sport question...

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    Yeah it is quite amusing lol
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    Oh crikey that looks hard!
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    Yeah I'm in a crabby mood so you all get to suffer haha
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    I don't think it looks too bad
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    Princess Sparkles Paula's Avatar
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    Yeh but I have no clue where sports concerned - it all depends on what interests we have, I suppose
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    You'll have to get Si to help you
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    Not "nagging" really... Suzi's Avatar
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    The last question made me smile! Will get the "team" together tonight Thanks gorgeous!
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    That question was just for you Suzi. I think we know that you'll get at least one question right and I expect a couple of others to get it right. No excuses taken and there is punishment for anyone who gets to wrong lol
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