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Old 24-09-2010, 06:17 PM   #1
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Smile Sunday Quiz 26th Sept

As I have been teaching dictionary skills and the alphabet in school this week have decided to do an alphabet quiz.

The answers begin with each letter of the alphabet in the order so should be worth ahving a guess at each question.

1. The fruit in Tarte Tatin? Apple
2. Children's TV programme featuring Professor Yaffle (the wooden woodpecker)? Bagpuss
3. Charles Babbage's notable invention? Computer
4. Framework for oil well drilling machinery? Derrick
5. Traditional fur trim on ceremonial and heraldic robes?Ermine
6. A maker of arrows? Fletcher
7. A hot spring which shoots out boiling water and steam? Geyser
8. Metric unit equal to 10,000 square metres? Hectare
9. Chemical element with atomic number 53? Iodine
10. Contest fought between medieval knights with lances on horseback? Joust
11. Basketball-netball hybrid game for mixed male and female teams? Korfball
12. Zurich's river? Limmet
13. The twelfth letter of the Greek alphabet? Mu
14. The Tokyo stock exchange index? Nikkei
15. A fine translucent stiff cotton muslin used chiefly for making dresses? Organza
16. Female part of a flower? Pistil
17. A type of low fat curd cheese? Quark
18. The right page of an open book? Recto
19. The white part of the human eye? Sclera
20. Bride in the 1998 film Bride of Chucky? Tiffany
21. Mottled green and yellow citrus fruit hybrid between a grapefruit and tangerine? Ugli Fruit
22. Roman goddess of the hearth? Vesta
23. US state of which Madison is capital? Wisconsin
24. Irrational fear or dislike of people from foreign countries? Xenophobia
25. Circular collapsible tent of felt or skins used by Mongolian nomads? Yurt
26. Italian dessert of whipped egg yolks, sugar and marsala wine? Zabbaglione

Sorry its a bit late but hopefully people will still have time to enter
Please pm answers by 9pm Sunday

Enjoy


This weeks results

1st WriterNick and Gregnobes
2nd NaomiT
3rd Linda
4th TortoiseBea
5th Caledonia

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done it but didn't get many
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Old 25-09-2010, 08:58 PM   #3
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Thats two - come on guys lets have a few more
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is it 9pm deadline tomorrow night?
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Old 25-09-2010, 09:06 PM   #5
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never mind, just spotted that it is
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Yes Al - thought I'd put it on the post
Just trying to drum up a few more entrants
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damn, i didn't see this most important bit
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Old 25-09-2010, 09:16 PM   #8
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Oops
Have another go then - I don't mind
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no it's okay i will just leave it as it is
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Old 26-09-2010, 10:53 AM   #10
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Bumpity bump - come on guys its not too hard
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