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Jan-4-2005 18:37

See if there is interest for this.

1. Each day I will post 10 questions, at random times of the day.
2. Each Quiz runs exactly 24 hours.
3. The first person that has all 10 questions right, wins. Or if no one has all questions right, the best one wins.
4. You can only post answers ONCE for the same quiz.
5. No cash involved. Just glory. :)


Bill Oakes
Bill Oakes

Aug-24-2006 06:04

Referring to LED's statement earlier, I just happen to be a scientific artist who likes his music and has a penchant for geography and history (among other things!)

It seems that I owe you all a quiz! Well, unfortunately I am away on business over the weekend, so I will get one ready for then and have it for you on tuesday. Hopefully someone has a bacjup quiz (or 3) they could use until then.

Safety Officer

Aug-24-2006 06:11

Thanks Bill :) Ok someone, anyone, quiz... please... anyone... is there an echo in here...

Lady Emerald Devon
Lady Emerald Devon

Aug-24-2006 08:14

Finish the quote and name the movie.

1. You remind me of the ___ .
2. Flied lice? It's___ ___, you ___ .
3. A __ stole my ___ !
4. I wouldn't bring up ___ if I were you, it's ___ ___.
5. I came across ___ for you Sarah. I love you; I always have.

Emerald Drew
Emerald Drew
Old Shoe

Aug-24-2006 09:54

1. Babe (What Babe? The babe with the power....) - Labyrinth, one of my absolute favorites.
2. Flied lie? It's fried rice you prick! - Lethal Weapon 4
3. A dingo stole my baby - A Cry in the Dark
4. ?
5. Time - The Terminator

Safety Officer

Aug-24-2006 16:53

Ok I knew 3 & 5. Not 2, and only 1 when I saw Emerald's answer. Bah and that's one of my fave movies too, so how thick am I.
4. I wouldn't bring up Paris if were you, it's poor salesmanship! (Casablanca)

I'm off to check out the Bog of Eternal Stench, err I mean biggie's Anything and Nothing thread :D

John Q. Publik
John Q. Publik
Old Shoe

Aug-24-2006 19:53

Okay, sorry I haven't had a chance to get on here and post the quiz. I know how much you guys need your fix. So here goes. Each answer will be a specific value, you get zero points if you hit it dead-on, and one point for every increment (whole number, day, etc.) you're off by. The person with the lowest score will be the winner.

1. Diameter of the moon. (km)
2. Land area of Canada. (sq. km)
3. How many feet are in a leauge?
4. How many imperial bushels in a register ton?
5. Year that New York's Central Park opened.
6. Year that the lance was discontinued as an official battle weapon of the
British Army.
7. Acres of pizza eaten by Americans on a daily basis.
8. Number of dimples on a regulation golf ball.
9. Number of ways to make change for a US dollar.
10. Number of misspelled entries in Webster's 1996 Dictionary.

I really didn't consider how long this is going to take to score, but it's already written, so it's my own punishment.

Con Artist

Aug-24-2006 23:16

3. 16 I believe. And as a SCUBA diver, if i'm wrong you can kick me. lol
8. 266
10. 366

Rosamund Clifford
Rosamund Clifford
Tale Spinner

Aug-25-2006 00:36

1. 3500 km
2. 7 million sq. km
3. stealing JR's answer, he should know
4. ?
5. 1880
6. 1902
7. ?
8. 120
9. ?

Safety Officer

Aug-25-2006 01:38

I'm going to attempt an answer to every Qu. as I want to see John Q tabulate my result...

1. 4000 k's
2. Australia is 7.6 mil sq km and Canada is bigger so 9mil.
3. ok 16 it is
4. I know there's 6 firkins in a hogshead does that help? 50?
5. 1850 rank guess
6. 2000
7. 400
8. sad but I might know this 330. (different for US & UK I think though)
9. 200?
10. think this about 330 ish. I'm sure I've read it somewhere... (well I will when I go google some of these answers in a mo!)


Aug-25-2006 02:36

1. 3212 (km)
2. 10,000,001 (sq. km)
3. Following the masses - 16
4. Could they be the same? 1.2
5. 1899
6. 1919
7. And how much is an acre? About the size of a football field someone whispers. How many people can you fit onto a football field? Rough guess 200,000. How many people live in the States? About 300 mill. Hmm, okay well taking into account that not all of them eat pizza on the same day.... 731
8. 290
9. 49
10. 315 - hahaha thanks JR :p

Have fun with your calculator ;D

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