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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. :)


Lady Jas
Lady Jas
The Chosen One

Feb-24-2007 19:07

1. himilaya?
2.dont know
3.2 i belive- john adams and john quincy adams and George bush and george W. bush
4. respond something
5.dont know
6.elephant, blue, oragnge, yellow, green, violet (thanks you science class and photo class)
8.dont know
9.dont know
10.dont know
11.8 legs and dont know how many eyes
13.dont know
14.dont know
15.dont know

1. Delaware ws the first state to ratify the us constitution, but not the firs to sign it (did a whole report on delaware-still have it somewhere too)
2.Oil and Petroleum Exporting Company?
3. Iv'e always knownn him as India

Lady Jas
Lady Jas
The Chosen One

Feb-24-2007 19:11

oops I meant indiana lol

biggie its official I'm worse than you :D

Pinball Amateur

Feb-24-2007 19:48

Okay, here's the answers:

1. Mount Everest is 29,028 ft. high, the tallest mountain on Earth.
2. The Dead Sea, located in Israel and Jordan, is 1,312 ft. below sea level, making it the lowest point on land in the world.
3. There are two. John Quincy Adams was the son of the second President, John Adams, and our current President, George W. Bush, is the son of our 41st President, George H.W. Bush.
4. R.S.V.P. stands for Repondez, s'il vous plait, as Biggie said, but in English it means 'Please answer (or) respond.
5. Iron oxide is plain ol' ordinary rust.
6. The largest living land animal is the elephant.
7. The colors of the spectrum are red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet.
8. Seward's Folly is also know as the great state of Alaska. The Secretary of State at the time, William Seward, purchased the land from Russia for the unheard of price of $7.2 million.
9. On the TV show, Bo Duke was played by John Schneider, and Luke Duke was played by Tom Wopat.
10. The largest lake in the world is the Caspian Sea, located in Russia and Iran. The largest freshwater lake is Lake Baikal, located in Russia, so I'll give credit to Rosamund for that.
11. All spiders have 8 legs. Most also have 8 eyes, though they can have anywhere from 2-12, but always in pairs.
12. The tallest living animal on Earth is the giraffe.
13. The largest rodent on Earth (aside from our beloved Squirrel ;-) is the Capybara. It stands about 2 feet high at the shoulder, and can weigh over 100 pounds.
14. The Ewings' ranch on the TV show Dallas was Southfork.
15. New Zealand was the first country to give women the right to vote, in 1893.

1. Delaware was the first state to ratify the Constitution, and bears the official nickname of 'First State'.
2. O.P.E.C. stands for the Organization of Petroleum-Exporting Countries.
3. Indiana Jones' official name was Henry Jones, Jr. He picked up the nickname 'Indiana' from a dog he had in his youth.

Pinball Amateur

Feb-24-2007 20:13

Oops, I didn't announce a winner. Sorry bout that. With 12 right, Rosamund gets it. All of you did very well!! Congratulations!! ;-D

Lucky Stiff

Feb-26-2007 09:23

*bows to Rosamund*

I cant even get my own quiz questions right ;)

Ijon Tichy
Ijon Tichy

Feb-26-2007 10:50

*curtsies to Breitkat*

Thank you, Breit, I'll have something up soon.

Rosamund Clifford
Rosamund Clifford
Tale Spinner

Feb-26-2007 10:54

Sorry, I haven't noticed that Ijon was still logged on, thought it was me.

Rosamund Clifford
Rosamund Clifford
Tale Spinner

Feb-26-2007 12:08

Academy Awards 2007:

1.Forest Whitaker won an award as leading actor for his portrayal of what African dictator?
2.Who is the best leading actress and in what role?
3.Who are the four (male) stars of Martin Scorsese's "The Departed", the best film for 2006?
4.Alan Arking won an Oscar as supporting actor in what film?
5. Who won an award as supporting actress?
6. The award for the best foreign language film went to "The Lives of Others". What foreign language?

History of Oscar:

7. When were the first Academy Awards presented?
8. Who is the legendary filmmaker who holds the record of receicving the most Academy Awards?
9. Who is the actress with most Oscars (4)?
10. In the history of Academy Awards three movies won 11 Oscars: name at least one.
11. The largest number of nominations for a movie was 14 and it happened two times. Name at least one of these films.
12. Who was the only actor who received two posthumous nominations?

What is the official name of the Oscar statuette?

Lucky Stiff

Feb-26-2007 12:33

Academy Awards 2007:

1.ooh cant remember the name
2.Helen Mirren, in Elizabeth i believe
3.Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg (better known as Markie Mark baby, did I ever mentioned I used to know one of the Funky Bunch?), Matt Damon and Leonardo DiCaprio.
4. Little Miss Sunshine
5. Jennifer Hudson
6. German?

7. 1920?
8. Steven Spielberg?
9. After last night, it should be Helen Mirren, shes nominated for something every frickin year ;)
10. ? Great ? though, im totally stumped...ill take a shot and say Forrest Gump???
11. Crossroads with Britney Spears *sniffle*
12. No idea

the academy award??? (that just seems to easy lol)

Safety Officer

Feb-27-2007 04:35

1. I'm going to guess Idi Amin, coz he'd pass as him.
2. Helen Mirren, The Queen. Liz I.
3. Leo, Jack, Matt. (Didn't know Markie Mark was in it til I read above so don't count that.)
4. ?
5. Jennifier Hudson (and she was pretty good on Idol too)
6. No idea.

7. 79th, help Serges, need a maths whiz. Erm 1928?
8. no idea. I know William Wyler had lots of nominations as best director. But it wasn't him. Around his era in 40's though I bet.
9. Hepburn, K
10. Ergh. Ben Hur definitely, and I think LOTR III got 10 or 11.
11. I'll go with my answers to 10 lol.
12. lets go famous dead: James Dean. Well him or Peter Finch, but Finch won his. So let's say Dean.

Bonus: Felix?

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