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World's easiest quiz

  1. Mar 25, 2005 #1
    This is found in many places on the web.

    1. How long did the Hundred 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. What country do Chinese gooseberries come from?
    10. How long did the Thirty Years War last?

    Answers... whited out

    1. 116 years, from 1337 to 1453.
    2. Ecuador.
    3. Sheep and horses.
    4. November (the Russian calendar was 13 days behind ours).
    5. Squirrel fur.
    6. The Latin name was Insularia Canaria --- Island of the Dogs.
    7. Albert. When he became the king in 1936, he respected the wish of Queen Victoria that no future king should ever be called Albert.
    8. Crimson.
    9. New Zealand.
    10. Thirty years of course (from 1618 to 1648)!
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  3. Mar 25, 2005 #2
    :rofl: Ah, surprisingly deceptive
  4. Mar 26, 2005 #3
    Did you get these out of a newspaper??? :smile: :wink:

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