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    Quiz ep. 2 (07/07/2018)

    Quiz episode 2 - 07/07/2018

    No Googling, Binging or use of any other online search engines, no use of Wikipedia or other online encyclopedias or dictionaries.
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    Please pm (private message) me (OldMike) your answers.

    Closing date Sunday 29th July 2018 time 23:59.

    1. Which actor Johnny was in Sleepy Hollow, Edward Scissorhands and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas?
    2. Which of Australia, UK and USA does not have a large city called Birmingham?
    3. The Sears Tower became the tallest skyscraper in which country?
    4. What word means ghosts and also strong drinks?
    5. In which county is Ipswich the scene of grisley murders at the end of 2016?
    6. The Stereophonics come from which part of the UK?
    7. Which shape name is the area in which Nelson's Column stands?
    8. The Great Lakes border which two countries.
    9. How many people play a game of chess?
    10. Which part of the body can go before the words ache and muff?
    11. Jerry Rice and Emmitt Smith are connected with which sport?
    12. In rugby league are Bradford the Bears, the Braves or the Bulls?
    13. Mahatma Ghandi was from which country?
    14. Which saint founded the Franciscan order of monks?
    15. How many letters are in the English alphabet between E & T?
    16. What kind of Day do Scouts and Guides call the anniversary of their founder's birth?
    17. Which instrument did Galileo invent to study the stars?
    18. What was Al Capone's nickname?
    19. What name is given to a world map in spherical form?
    20. Queen Elizabeth II was crowned in what type of building?
    21. What type of lines on a map run north to south?
    22. What does a coracle travel on?
    23. William Hoover first marketed which household appliance?
    24. In which decade did the Mini car first appear on British roads?
    25. In the 1990's Macaulay Culkin sacked his dad from which job?
    26. Invented as the xerox machine what is this device usually known as today?
    27. French Queen Marie Antoinette famously said "Let them eat" what?
    28. What type of voice does operatic singer Andrea Bocelli have?
    29. Which language was spoken by the ancient Romans?
    30. Irving Berlin was famous for writing what?
    Last edited by OldMike; 22-07-18 at 10:39 AM. Reason: Extended closing date to Sun 29th
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    OOOO awesome! Thanks Mike!
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    And wisdom to know the difference.

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    I believe Flo is supplying some of her homemade cakes as a prize to the winner (did someone whisper in my ear "opera cake")
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    Woohoo!!!
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    Courage to change the things I can,
    And wisdom to know the difference.

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    Perhaps we could get Suzi to crochet a onesie for the winner now that's an incentive to enter the quiz, a custom crocheted onesie f**k yeah as granny Pottymouth would say
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    Donít bother, guys, Iíve got a full house!
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    Maybe I made this quiz a bit too easy
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    Not done my daily quiz advertising post so here goes.

    Roll up ye quizzers from far and wide, get yer thinking caps on and pm me your replies (well answers really but that didn't rhyme)

    A quiz a quiz my kingdom for a quiz.
    Your highness there is but a quiz at the top of the list (well thread really but that's doesn't flow you know)
    Thank ye underling for thou done us proud.
    I'll get right on it in a manner to astound.
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    Not marked any quiz papers yet but can say Paula is in pole position as she's the only entry
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    Come on everybody, join in the QUIZ, I need the competition!

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