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    Quiz ep. 7 (10/11/2018)

    Quiz episode 7 (10/11/2018)

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    Closing date Sunday 25th November 2018 @ 23:59

    1. Which Irish group were "Breathless" at making the No. 1 in the year 2000?
    2. Which club did Raheem Sterling move to in 2015?
    3. Which ocean is to the east of South Africa?
    4. Which bay in the USA was golf's 2015 US Open venue?
    5. Under which nationality did Martina Navratilova play her final Wimbledon?
    6. If an animal has not been sighted for 50 years it is regarded as what?
    7. What kind of game is cribbage?
    8. Which country beginning with an E joined the European Union in 2004?
    9. Which dance was connected with Marlon Brando and Paris?
    10. A natural sponge is what colour?
    11. What is the sport of Riddick Bowe and Buster Douglas?
    12. Which insect carries the disease malaria?
    13. In which decade did Wet Wet Wet have their first hit?
    14. Which Sir George masterminded the Beatles album "Love"?
    15. What is the first word sung in the popular carol "Away in a Manger"?
    16. Which is the fastest speed - a gale, a hurricane or a storm?
    17. Which country is directly west of southern Spain?
    18. In which decade of the last century was Thierry Henry born?
    19. Suffragettes campaigned for what?
    20. Ornithophobia is fear of what?
    21. Which former US president died in June 2004?
    22. Which bird shares it's name with a famous nurse?
    23. What is the full name of the disease TB?
    24. Which letter is the symbol of the euro currency?
    25. What colour is a female blackbird (usually)?
    26. The Marquis of Queensberry established rules relating to what?
    27. How many noughts are there when one million is written in figures?
    28. How does a venomous snake kill things?
    29. A wishbone resembles which letter of the alphabet (English)?
    30. What is the name of the system that enables us humans to breathe?
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    Woohoo!! A new quiz
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    Quote Originally Posted by Paula View Post
    Woohoo!! A new quiz
    You found it I was keeping it hush hush in case a certain sparkly person (no names no pack drill ) submitted another winning entry
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    WOOHOO! A new quiz!! Thank you Mike!
    Please always remember that I am always right. I have a framed certificate to prove it.

    When in doubt, stop and think... WWSS? (What Would Suzi Say?)
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    The first quiz entry is in guess from who their name begins with an "S" and they're not sparkly but speedy
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    Oooooo. Gonna try this one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OldMike View Post
    The first quiz entry is in guess from who their name begins with an "S" and they're not sparkly but speedy
    *takes a bow*
    Yes that would be my team and I... Although I notice at least one of the questions is heavily weighted in Team Sparkles favour....

    SM that's awesome!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Suzi View Post
    *takes a bow*
    Yes that would be my team and I... Although I notice at least one of the questions is heavily weighted in Team Sparkles favour....

    SM that's awesome!
    I noticed that too.....
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    Quote Originally Posted by OldMike View Post
    The first quiz entry is in guess from who their name begins with an "S" and they're not sparkly but speedy
    Tortoise and hares spring to mind .....

    Quote Originally Posted by Suzi View Post
    *takes a bow*
    Yes that would be my team and I... Although I notice at least one of the questions is heavily weighted in Team Sparkles favour....

    SM that's awesome!
    Pah! Sore loser
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    Not much happening on the quiz front let's see if we can get oodles of entries to put Team Sparkles under pressure.
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