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    Quiz ep. 6 (16/10/2018)

    Quiz episode 6 (16/10/2018)

    No use of Google, Bing or any other online search engines, no use of Wikipedia or any other online encyclopedias or dictionaries.
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    Closing date Sunday 28th October 2018 @ 23:59 GMT (UTC).

    1. In which year was X Factor first broadcast?
    2. How many players are on a cricket field during normal play?
    3. What fruit comes from a rose?
    4. The river Danube flows out in to which sea?
    5. Which gas puts bubbles in to bottled fizzy drinks?
    6. What gift was forthcoming on the tenth day of Christmas (according to the carol)?
    7. The Harlem Globe Trotters are famous in which sport?
    8. Who is older Richard Branson or William Hague?
    9. Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious comes from which Disney movie?
    10. How many noughts are there in the written number ten million?
    11. Which month of the year in Britain contains the longest day?
    12. Copies of the Bible are left in hotel rooms by which religious organisation?
    13. Who wrote the play A winter's Tale?
    14. What do the initials M.B.E. (in honours) stand for?
    15. What have you betrayed if you commit treason?
    16. Who was swallowed by a whale in the Bible?
    17. Gareth Bale left Tottenham Hotspur to join which club in 2013?
    18. Which musician had the nickname "Satchmo"?
    19. Who played Jamie Bell's teacher in the movie Billie Eliot?
    20. What is the children's version of backgammon called?
    21. Which boy band came third in The X factor (2010)?
    22. Which scientific word deals with the structure of the body?
    23. Debra Messing played which character in Will and Grace?
    24. What does a chronometer measure?
    25. Chichester is the county town of which county?
    26. Jerez in Spain is famous for which alcoholic drink?
    27. In crime what do the letters A.B.H. stand for?
    28. In a bull fight what name is given to the person who kills the bull?
    29. Which is the lower house in British politics?
    30. What is the German word for the number five?
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    Bloody hell Mike! I actually know a lot of them!!!!
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    Great quiz!
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    Looks great! Thank you Mike!
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    Is anyone else singing the 12 days of Christmas or is that just me? Can't remember much past 7 amd I used to sing it all the time in the choir at school!
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    Yes Jaq, and Supercali.....
    Winning answers submitted by my team! Thanks Mike, we had a great time!
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    Arrrgggghhh only just went upstairs to go to the bathroom before I got my evening hot choc and just popped in my compy room to check up on DWD and Team Suzi have already submitted their winning (so she says ) answers.
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    They are mighty fine answers I am sure of that!
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    They might be mighty fine but are they correct?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Paula View Post
    They might be mighty fine but are they correct?
    I couldn't possibly say but as the only entry (so far) Suzi is in pole position.
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