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Old 09-04-2010, 10:36 AM   #1
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Here is my quiz for this week, I've made it about some of the things I'm interested in and hope you have fun in doing it. There is a bonus question worth 5 points for the 'boffins' amoung you.
There was a possible 31 ponts
Nautical Theme
1. If someone says to you 'The rabbit comes out of the hole, goes around the tree and back into the hole' what are they instructing you in doing?.
Tie a Bowline Knot, 2 points for bowline 1 point for tie a knot
2. What condition exhists when a yacht is said to be 'in irons'?.
The boat has stalled/not moving head to wind
3. What is a Neap Tide?.
The tides are of minimal range
4. What would you use a 'Burgee' for ?.
A triangular flag which can give imformation, show the clubs colours or simply be used for telling the wind direction.
5. What do you call the bathroom on a boat?.
Heads

Horse Theme
1. What is a fear of horses called?.
Hippophobia or Equinophobia 2 points if you got both answers
2. How many toes does a horse have?.
4 toes one on each foot, the modern horse walks on what would have been the middle of three toes, the hoof has grown around it for protection.
3. How were horses first introduced to the America's?.
The Spanish Conquistadors and the explorers in the 16th century
4. When is a horses official birthday?.
January 1st in the northern hemisphere, August 1st in the southern, 2 points if you got both.
5. What is the correct term for when a horse grabs an object with his mouth and sucks in air?.
Cribbing

Animals/Birds etc
1. A swan is the only bird to have what?.
A penis or Royal Protection/Ownership 2 points for both
2. Why was Big Ben slowed by 5 minutes one day?.
A flock of Starlings sat on the minute hand, 2 points for the mention of starlings/minute hand, 1 point for birds
3. What is the only animal apart from humans that can get Leprosy?.
Armadillo
4. During World War 2 the first bomb dropped on Berlin by the Allies killed what zoo animal?.
The only elephant in the Berlin zoo,
5. When the Normans invaded England they introduced an animal that is still very common today, what it is?.
The Rabbit
6. In 1902 some rodents escaped from a private collection in Hertfordshire, there is now a population of some 10,000 individuals, what it is?.
Dormouse
7. What kind of baby animal is a Puggle?.
I was looking for Echidna baby but as its also a pug cross beagle either is ok
8 Mating in these animals can last 56 hours, what is it?.
The Blue Whale
9. Males of this species build an elaborate structure of twigs and leaves to attract a mate, decorating it with shells, feathers and flowers especially blue ones, what is it?.
The Bower bird, 2 points for the correct name 1 point for 'bird' sorry can't allow other names of birds
10. Why does Catnip have its positive effect on members of the cat family?.
Catnip contains a chemical which resembles an excretion of the dominant female's urine

Bonus Question
The female of this animal has a wlanut sized body and a tongue almost three feet long. Larvae of this creature are born sexless but if they smell the tongue of a female they will turn into males, settle on the tongue and become a parasite on the female. What is it?.
The bonus answer is a Bonelia Worm and one member got it correct.

Answers by 9pm on sunday please.

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Old 09-04-2010, 04:30 PM   #2
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Oh my, this is so hard, PG! But I'll try my luck
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Old 09-04-2010, 08:44 PM   #3
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Fab quiz! Will definitely be getting my answers together! Will have to mull over quite a few of them though!!
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Old 09-04-2010, 09:07 PM   #4
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i will do it tomorrow
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Old 10-04-2010, 06:08 PM   #5
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My answers are in or should I say my guesses are in
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I'm in, liked the first section, went for edjukated guesses after that. No.8 is a spelling mistake, it be seconds.
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glad you're enjoying it although I did think you brainy lot would be getting them all correct, there was me worrying they weren't hard enough
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I forgot to answer the bonus Q but don't know it anyway
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Old 11-04-2010, 08:53 AM   #10
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no it's okay, I haven't a clue
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