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Old 22-01-2011, 04:26 PM   #1
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Default Sunday Quiz - 23rd Jan 2011

Sorry its a bit late coming - time passed me by!

It's an alphabet quiz so even if you aren't sure its worth a guess.

1.A - An alcove in a garden or glade, with sides and roof formed by trees or climbing plants? Arbour
2.B - Pakistani cuisine which cooks food in a metal pan, or karahi, normally served with nan bread? Balti
3.C - The transparent layer forming the front of the eye, which transmits and focuses light into the eye? Cornea
4.D - The second smallest US state, after Rhode Island, known as the Diamond State? Delaware
5.E - The study of sexual stimuli and behaviour, whose name has Greek word origins? Erotology
6.F - Relating to music, very loud or loudly?Fortissimo
7.G - The excrement of seabirds or bats, significant in 19th century fertilizer and explosives industries?Guano
8.H - Traditional British measure, equating to eight stone, abbreviated to cwt? Hundredweight
9.I - An outer layer of the atmosphere above the mesosphere? Ionosphere
10.J - The Rastafarian word for God?Jah
11.K - Wartime term derived from its country's words for divinity and wind? Kamikaze
12.L - In the Bible, the name of the beggar who lay outside the gates of the rich man?Lazarus
13.M -Japanese cartoons, usually with a fantasy or science-fiction theme?Manga
14.N - A period in the later part of the Stone Age, derived from Greek words for new and stone?Neolithic
15.O - A musical ensemble composition for eight voices or instruments?Octet
16.P - A medieval bodily humour associated with calmness, and variable feature of certain types of infection? Phlegm
17.Q - A traitor, named after the fascist Norwegian leader who collaborated with Nazi Germany in World War II? Quisling
18.R - A vowel-less six-letter word relating to music and contraception?Rhythm
19.S - Latin archer, and a large constellation?Sagittarius
20.T - Processed animal fat, used in soap and candles and industrial lubricants?Tallin
21.U - A place conceived in 1516 by Sir Thomas More, and fourth 'The Road to...' movie destination, starring Bob Hope and Bing Crosby? Utopia
22.V - In Scandinavian mythology, a great hall of the god Odin, in which heroes killed in battle enjoyed a glorious afterlife of feasting and drinking?Valhalla
23.W - In lycanthropy, the transformation of a human into this? Werewolf
24.X - The fourteenth letter of the Greek alphabet?Xi
25.Y - A major global brand, originally a member of a brutish race in Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels?Yahoo
26.Z - A soft, gentle breeze, yet also a river crossing?Zephyr

And the results are:
1st Pussygalore
2nd WriterNick
3rd 16Shells
4th Caledonia

All very close - well done to you all

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Old 22-01-2011, 06:20 PM   #2
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Done it but as usual didn't get many
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Old 22-01-2011, 08:08 PM   #3
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Add a go....
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Old 23-01-2011, 10:33 PM   #4
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Thank's for the quiz Lynn very good.
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Old 24-01-2011, 07:44 AM   #5
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Yes good quiz, well done
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Old 24-01-2011, 07:55 AM   #6
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I'd better get started on this weeks, thanks for the quiz
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