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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. :)


Blueberry Hill
Blueberry Hill
Lucky Stiff

Oct-29-2005 01:32

No googling now...

1. Name at least two countries which currently allow women to serve aboard submarines.

2. Name three countries with a bird on their national flag.

3. Name 6 cricket playing nations.

4. In what context would one use the words "choil" "ricasso" and "tang"?

5. Crows and ravens belong to the Corvidae family of birds. Name two other corvids.

6. What is the capital of:
a) Jordan
b) Sri Lanka
c) Saudi Arabia

7. True or false?
a) Diamonds cannot burn.
b) At one point, Sweden exported sand to Saudi Arabia.
c) Camel milk does not curdle.
d) Due to the Coriolis effect, water in a flushed toilet drains clockwise in the northern hemisphere and counterclockwise in the southern.

8. What country had the world's first female prime minister? (And what was her name?)

9. Bluetooth is a wireless specification allowing us to connect various electronic equipment. Where does the name come from?

10. Name three inventions by Swedish people.

Lady Emerald Devon
Lady Emerald Devon

Oct-29-2005 02:50

1. Australia and New Zealand
2. Mexico, Kiribati and
3. NZ/Aust/West Indies/India/Pakistan and Sri Lanka
4. Cooking
5. Jays/Magpies
6. a)Hondruas City
c)Hondruas City
7. a) False
b) True
c) True
d) True
8.India, Ghandi
9. A dictionary
10. Swedes, Swedish Meatballs and the Swedish Massage

Dionne Dawson
Dionne Dawson

Oct-29-2005 04:52

1. sweden and norway?
2. Mexico
3. England, Ireland, India, Sri lanka, south afrika, Australia
4. ??
5. flying corvid and sitting corvid
6. a)amman
c)Riad? Riyad? well you know what i mean
7. a) true
b) True
c) True
d) False
8.Women can become prime ministers??! i bet the dutch parliament doesnt know! we only have queens..
9. it was the name of a viking, mr Bluetooth who did something nice in the past i guess
10. the celcius temperature scale by mr celcius, dynamite by mr Nobel (or was he norwegian?!) and..... IKEA!! by mr I.K. (dont remember the full name)

P. Rockwell
P. Rockwell

Oct-29-2005 09:12

1. Australia, Canada, ...Sweden
2. Mexico, Russia-used to with the 2 head bird, ...and no idea

3. Sir Lanka, India, china, Afganastan, Kuwait, and Norway
4. In a dance?
5. Magpie, woodpecker??
7. True or false?
a) True
b) true, why not
c) false
d) true
8. canada?? Susie

10. Name three inventions by Swedish people.
Swedish fish, swedish chocolate, and swedish coo-coo clocks

Blueberry Hill
Blueberry Hill
Lucky Stiff

Oct-30-2005 19:38

The answers:

1. Australia, Canada, Sweden and Norway are all acceptable answers.

2. Examples include Zimbabwe, Mexico, Egypt, and Albania.

3. India, Pakistan, England, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, Sri Lanka... the list goes on.

4. The words describe various parts of knives.

5. Magpies, Jackdaws, Rooks and Jays are all corvids.

6. a) Amman, b) Sri Jayewardenepura (or Kotte), c) Riyadh

7. a) False, they burn at around 800C. b) True. c) True. d) False!

8. Sri Lanka, in 1960. (Her name was Sirimavo Bandaranaike)

9. Harald Blåtand (Harold Bluetooth in English), who was king of Norway and Denmark about 1000 years ago.

10. Some examples: The modern day zipper, the blowtorch, the Celsius or centigrade temperature scale, the dynamite, the ball bearing, the pacemaker, ship's propeller, the safety match, Tetra Paks, the pipe wrench and the adjustable spanner.

And the winner by quite a margin is Dionne. Congrats!

Lady Emerald Devon
Lady Emerald Devon

Oct-31-2005 09:28

Would like to state that NZ woman are allowed to serve on submarines, as are gays, transexuals and rastas.

Arabella Parker
Arabella Parker

Nov-3-2005 13:16

1. In which hand does the Statue of Liberty hold her torch?

2. What was the name of the second baseman in Abbott and Costello's "Who's on First?"

3. What is Snuffleupagus' first name?
(HINT: It rhymes with 'delicious' and starts with an 'A'.)

4. What does the acronym "MASH" stand for? (the TV show)

5. What part of a cat does "catgut" come from?

And now for some Sleuth trivia

6. What agency offered 1 week tours?

7. Who currently holds the highest score in Sleuth?

8. What is the name of the Newest Featured Mystery, where is it located and who wrote it? (yes, you can find this out without traveling)

9. After a recent game server outage, how many days did Ben add to the subscriptions?

10. Name 3 agencies with more than 3 Directors. (It can not be one you are currently a member of)

BONUS: If you pay Larry the Toe $500 to go see Lucy, can you find her after you start another case?

Super Steeper

Nov-3-2005 13:43

1. right
2. what
3. aloysius
4. mobile army surgical hospital
5. not from a cat. catgut is sheep intestines.
6. reaper's
7. Daru
8. "Red Queen", London, Michael Bagen
9. six
10. eye spy, overdogs, sirens
bonus: no

Dionne Dawson
Dionne Dawson

Nov-3-2005 14:15

3.snuffle who???
6 reapers
7 daru
8 by the proliferate Michael Bagen... Red Queen (london)
9 6
Green dragons
Give a yelp
casa blanca
Just around the corner
Eye spy
Old fogies


Roxy Rosenthal
Roxy Rosenthal

Nov-3-2005 16:23

2) TRUE ;)

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