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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. :)


Parker Aislin
Parker Aislin

Jan-16-2005 10:23

Also on # 2 I am looking for a TYPE, not DAO that is a little too specific. Yes Para makes DAO but that is not what I am going for.
Sorry about the double post.

The Mad One
The Mad One

Jan-17-2005 00:02

Ok here it is. I am giving people a little extra time as I try to fit around my eccentric work hours.
15 Questions on Military History.

1) What was Surcouf?

2) Who were "Dogsbody", "Sailor", "Greycap", and "Screwball"?

3) Where did "Dogsbody" meet P.R.Reid M.B.E. M.C.?

4) Who was "Proctor John"?

5) What is a Masakari?

6) Who commanded the Confederate forces at the battle of Groveton in 1862?

7) What were the three brigades called under the Dutch Brigade system?

8) Who was Otto Kretschmer?

9) The Dambusters squadron won two Victoria Crosses. The first was won by Guy Gibson. Who won the second? For a bonus point, what was unusual about this citation?

10) Who is attributed with saying "The Firstest with the Mostest"?

11) In which battle were BOTH Scharnhorst and Gneisenau sunk?

12)What is a Chackra?

13)Other than a geographical feature, who or what is Jervis Bay?

14)Who commanded the right wing corp of Napoleans army at Waterloo?

15)PQ17 was a naval disaster. Who commanded it's destroyer screen?

Good Luck!!!


Jan-17-2005 02:06

Parker, I know nothing about guns. I did not know even one of these answers. But after asking my in-house experts and a little googling, here's what I came up with. If there are still mistakes, it's because I still don't know what most of the answers mean, I confess!

Category: Guns

1) What year was the Tommy gun invented? 1920

2) If you are talking about a Para Ordinance hand gun what TYPE of gun is it? Pistol

3) What type of rifle is issued to the majority of the U.S. forces? M16-A3

4) What does AK-47 stand for? Automatic Kalishnakov 1947

5) What kind of hand gun does the old James Bond known to carry? Walther PPK

6) What type of hand gun is Dirty Harry known to carry? Colt .44 Magnum

7) What is the shortest legal barrel length of a rifle in the U.S.? The federal limit is 18" with 26" overall length
the legal measure of the barrel is with the action closed, insert a rod or measure down the barrel, The measure is from the breach face to the end of barrel.

8) What caliber ammunition does a Glock Model 29 shoot? .45 ACP

9) This gangster used a sawed off version of the Browning Automatic rifle, name this gangster. Clyde Barrow

10) What country produced the K-31 rifle? Switzerland


Jan-17-2005 04:30

Mad One, I am working on yours and finding it HARD. Hope you're happy!

Parker Aislin
Parker Aislin

Jan-17-2005 06:16

Moonshh there are still 4 wrong #1,2,7,8. On # seven that would be the answer if I was talking about a shotgun however I asked about a rifle.


Jan-17-2005 06:43


Parker Aislin
Parker Aislin

Jan-17-2005 08:59

Isn't there anyone who will finish the gun trivia?

Parker Aislin
Parker Aislin

Jan-17-2005 12:19

The answers for the Gun trivia are:
1) 1921
2) 1911
3) M16- A3
4) Avtomat Kalashnikov model 1947
5) Walther PPK
6) .44 Magnum
7) 16"
8) 10mm
9) Clyde Barrow


Jan-17-2005 18:17

Looks like jstkdn was the winner!

Old Shoe

Jan-17-2005 18:28

Don't you mean "IS the winner?"

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