Monday, 23 February 2009

Quiz answers.

Here are the answers to yesterdays quiz.

Answers To Quiz:

1. The one sport in which neither the spectators nor the participants know the score or the leader until the contest ends . Boxing

2. North American landmark constantly moving backward. Niagara Falls (The rim is worn down about two and a half feet each year because of the millions of gallons of water that rush over it every minute.)

3. Only two vegetables that can live to produce on their own for several growing seasons . Asparagus and rhubarb.

4. The fruit with its seeds on the outside ... Strawberry.

5. How did the pear get inside the brandy bottle? It grew inside the bottle. (The bottles are placed over pear buds when they are small, and are wired in placeon the tree. The bottle is left in place for the entire growing season. When the pears are ripe, they are snipped off at the stems.)

6. Three English words beginning with dw Dwarf, dwell and dwindle.

7. Fourteen punctuation marks in English grammar. . Period, comma, colon, semicolon, dash, hyphen, apostrophe, question mark, exclamation point, quotation marks, brackets, parenthesis, braces, and ellipses.

8. The only vegetable or fruit never sold frozen, canned, processed, cooked, or in any other form but fresh Lettuce.

9. Six or more things you can wear on your feet beginning with 'S'. Shoes, socks, sandals, sneakers, slippers, skis, skates, snowshoes, stockings, stilts.


PI said...

I got number 6 right:)

john.g. said...
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Dumdad said...

I said lettuce for No. 8 but Her Royal Frogness (elle dans la maison) disputes this answer and says lettuce can be cooked, can be put in soup and is also to be found in tins of peas and carrots. At least over here in Frogland.

She suggested melon as the answer.

john.g. said...

Dumdad, note the word 'fresh'.

ChrisB said...

I didn't do too badly-I forgot rhubarb was a veg. and I don't think I properly read Q 8 (doh) and wrestling boxing all the same to me LOL.

john.g. said...

You did well Chris!

Beccy said...

Oh and I just popped by to have a go!

Of course I would have got them all right...


john.g. said...

Beccy. xx Your mum did well!

Keith said...

Here's a question for you everybody peeps.

What alcoholic drink is consumed in vast quantities by a cripple everyday in a pub in Upper Dunton?

And for a bonus point, what effect does it have on his relataionship with the pub landlady?

Is it a) A big kiss and a hug, or b) a well deserved smack round the head?

Answers tomorrow;if your lucky!

Blazing said...

You forgot espadrilles for number nine ;-)

Karmyn R said...

What? Rhubarb is a vegetable? I guess it is.

And lettuce - D'OH!

Brom said...

Quite a refreshing sort of quiz that.... I got a couple right!

john.g. said...

Blazing, STARTING with 'S'!