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  1. Nov 30, 2005 #1

    Lisa!

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    Passing requires 4 correct answers...):rolleyes: :rolleyes: :rolleyes:

    1) How long did the 100 years war last?

    2) Which country makes Panama hats?

    3) From which animal do we get catgut?

    4) In which month do Russians celebrate the October Revolution?

    5) What is a camel's hair brush made of?

    6) The Canary Islands in the Pacific are named after what animal?

    7) What was King George VI's first name?

    8) What color is a purple finch?

    9) Where are Chinese goosberries from?

    10) What's the color of the black box in a commercial airplane?


    PS You can't say it's a quiz!o:)
     
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  3. Nov 30, 2005 #2

    Pengwuino

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    1) 116 years
    7) Albert
    10) Orange
     
  4. Nov 30, 2005 #3

    Lisa!

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    well done, but you need to answer another question to pass it!
     
  5. Nov 30, 2005 #4

    Pengwuino

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    uhhh purple finch is part red, part white :P
     
  6. Nov 30, 2005 #5
    1) 100 years
    2) Panama
    c) Cats
    $) Germany
    R) Ivory
    ~) The Lisa!
    {) King
    \n) Snakes would see it as dark green
    9) C9a
    10) Bright Orange (thats the only one I know)
     
  7. Nov 30, 2005 #6

    Pengwuino

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    Man jonny, you got #R wrong.
     
  8. Nov 30, 2005 #7

    Lisa!

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    Bad boy! :grumpy: :devil:

    @ Pengwuino: It would be alot better if you said part white and part black like penguins!:tongue2:
     
  9. Nov 30, 2005 #8
    I think I got three right:

    3. goat
    4. November
    8. brown
     
  10. Nov 30, 2005 #9
    1. True
    2. False
    3. True
    4. True
    5. True
    6. False
    7. 42
    8. Geese
    9. True
    10. 1492
     
  11. Nov 30, 2005 #10

    Lisa!

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    Is it that difficult?:bugeye: :confused:

    True!:tongue:
     
  12. Nov 30, 2005 #11
    2) Ecuador

    3) Sheep?

    4)November

    10)Orange
     
  13. Nov 30, 2005 #12

    Lisa!

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    1) 116 years
    2) Ecuador
    3) sheep and horse
    4) November
    5):tongue2:
    6):tongue2:
    7) Albert
    8) Crimson (Let's forget about colorso:) )
    9):tongue2:
    10)orange


    Good!:smile:
     
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  15. Nov 30, 2005 #14

    wolram

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    5) What is a camel's hair brush made of?

    That is a trick question, camel's don't brush their hair.
     
  16. Nov 30, 2005 #15
    Darn, I answered "true" to that. It's obviously false.
     
  17. Nov 30, 2005 #16

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    I don't know about the ones in the Pacific, but the one's in the Atlantic are named after the dog.
    I think I should get two points for that one.
    :tongue2:

    I'm pretty sure cat gut is sheep too.
     
  18. Nov 30, 2005 #17
    :biggrin:




    o:)
     
  19. Nov 30, 2005 #18
    what?? no way, I double checked! then I triple checked, then I checked an Rth time and I'm sure it's right.! oh man.:blushing:
     
  20. Nov 30, 2005 #19

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    as a child i enjoyed groucho,marx's show,in which every week, the consolation question was always; "who was buried in grant's tomb?"


    i also remember wondering the first few times, what the answer was.
     
  21. Dec 1, 2005 #20
    thats a good question... who was buried in grant's tomb? Better yet, which Grant? It couldn't be my friend Grant, because he's not dead yet, unless someone buried someone else in his tomb already! I'll have to ask him if he's made himself a tomb yet, if at all... Maybe some dude named Grant owned a tomb a long time ago, and he sold it to someone else, and that someone else is buried there.
     
  22. Dec 1, 2005 #21

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  23. Dec 1, 2005 #22
    1) 100 year war took longer than 100 years. I cant remember how much longer
    2) Well it definetely aint Panama. Ecuador as suggested?
    3) I do not know what a catgut is. I might know it in finnish :)
    4) Here the problem lies in the calendar system. The use gregorian and julian calenders have mixed this up
    5) This I dont know either
    6) I have heard this one but dont quite remember. I have a book which contains some of these but checking it out now would be cheating.
    7) no idea
    8) no idea
    9) no idea
    10) yes bright orange it is. easier to find. I remebered this from that book.
     
  24. Dec 3, 2005 #23

    Lisa!

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    Too lazy people! You could simply find all the answers if you clicked on any of Anttech's links!:devil: Now I give you the answers:

    1. 116 years
    2. Ecuador
    3. Sheep and horses
    4. November
    5. Squirrel fur (Camel is the name of the person who made it for the first time! )
    6. Dogs
    7. Albert
    8. Crimson
    9. New Zealand
    10. Orange
     
  25. Dec 3, 2005 #24

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    14. One to hold the ladder and 13 to...wait, no, that was something else.

    False.


    Probably China or Taiwan.


    If we pull hard enough, whichever animal gutted the cat.


    None of them anymore.


    Who would brush a camel?

    I don't feel like doing the rest. Is there extra credit?
     
  26. Dec 3, 2005 #25

    matthyaouw

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    Oh my word, did I really add a posessive apostrophe to that? I'm so ashamed:cry:
     
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