Wednesday, 2 December 2020

Quiz 2

I wrote another quiz for lockdown 2, but in the end it didn't get used. Enjoy:
There are 10 rounds of 5 questions, the answers follow at the end.

Richard "Bamber" B


1. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE
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1.1 What was the name of the dog who starred in a viral video in 2011 when he was out of control and chasing deer in Richmond Park.
1.2 What sport do the Wolverhampton Wanderers play.
1.3 How many votes does the US electoral college cast?
1.4 What form of entertainment is "No Man's Sky"?
1.5 Which television presenter had shows called "Newswipe", "Screenwipe" and "Antiviralwipe"

2. WHERE DO YOU WEAR
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(On what part of the body do you wear the following articles?)
2.1 Fascinator
2.2 Stillettos
2.3 Cummerbund
2.4 Dear Stalker
2.5 Winkle Pickers

3. DUMPLINGS OF THE WORLD UNITE
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(Name the country these dumplings come from)
3.1 Ravioli
3.2 Bhaji
3.3 Gyoza
3.4 Pierogi
3.5 Dim Sum

5. ROCKSTAR or WAR or STARWARS
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(Would you find these things on a stage? on a battlefield? or in Star Wars?)
5.1    7.62 NATO
5.2    SM58
5.3    T16
5.4    T34
5.5    ES-335

6. NOT AS EASY AS IT SOUNDS
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6.1 How long did the Hundred Years War last?
6.2 After what animal are the Canary Islands named?
6.3 What country makes Panama hats?
6.4 What is Boris Johnson's First Name
6.5 What colour is an adult grey horse?

7. 57 VARIETIES
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(What things are these varieties of?)
7.1 Oak, Ash, Spruce, Poplar.
7.2 Maris Piper, King Edward, Charlotte, Golden Wonder.
7.3 Actic, Sandwich, Common, Little.
7.4 Humpback, Blue, Minky, Beluga
7.5 Cox, Granny Smith, Bramley, Braeburn

8. COLOUR BLIND
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(Where do you see these sequences of colours?)
8.1 Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, Violet.
8.2 Bronze, Silver, Gold
8.3 Red, Red and Amber together, Green, Amber, Red.
8.4 Black, Brown, Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Purple, Grey, White.
8.5 Yellow, Yellow, Red, Dismissed from the field.

9. ANY POLL'S A GOAL
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(Questions about the history of internet polls gone wrong)
9.1 In 2016 What name won the poll to name the Arctic Survey's new research ship?
9.2 In 2012 The Horace Mann highschool in America won an internet poll to decide the school at which Taylor Swift should perform. What's special about the Horace Mann school?
9.3 In 2012 What town in Alaska was the rapper Pitbull sent to, to perform, after it won an internet poll?
9.4 In 2010 What country won an internet poll to decide where Justin Bieber should tour next?
9.5 In 2011 What name won an internet poll to choose the name of Mountain Dew's new apple flavour?

10. OLD JOKES HOME
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10.1 How do you make a sausage roll?
10.2 How many people work at <company>? (It was probably "Royal Mail" or “Dennis” when I first heard the joke.)
10.3 What do you get if you cross a sheep and a kangaroo?
10.4 What’s the difference between an elephant and a postbox?
10.5 What's black and white and read all over?







1. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE
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1.1 Fenton. FENTON! Oh Jesus Christ. Fenton!
1.2 (association) Football.
1.3 538.
1.4 Video game.
1.5 Charlie Brooker.

2. WHERE DO YOU WEAR
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2.1 Head
2.2 Feet
2.3 Waist
2.4 Head
2.5 Feet

3. DUMPLINGS OF THE WORLD UNITE
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3.1 Italy
3.2 India
3.3 Japan
3.4 Poland
3.5 China

5. ROCKSTAR or WAR or STARWARS
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5.1 Battlefield - ammunition cartridge size
5.2 Stage - vocal microphone
5.3 Starwars - I used to bullseye womp rats in my T-16 back home. They're not much bigger than two meters.
5.4 Battlefield - Soviet medium tank
5.5 Stage - Gibson hollow body electric guitar

6. NOT AS EASY AS IT SOUNDS
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6.1 116 years
6.2 Dogs - canines (in Spanish)
6.3 Equador
6.4 Alexander - Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson
6.5 White. They are born black, go through grey, and end up white.

7. 57 VARIETIES
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7.1 Trees.
7.2 Potatoes.
7.3 Turns (seabird).
7.4 Whales
7.5 Apples

8. COLOUR BLIND
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8.1 Rainbow.
8.2 Sporting medals.
8.3 Traffic lights.
8.4 Electronics (resistor colour codes).
8.5 Football.

9. ANY POLL'S A GOAL
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9.1 R.S.S Boaty McBoatface (I voted for P.E.C.T)
9.2 The Horace Mann School for the Deaf.
9.3 Kodiak - "Me not working hard? Yea right picture that with a Kodak. And better yet, go to Times Square. Take a picture of me with a Kodak"
9.4 North Korea
9.5 Mountain Dew Hitler did Nothing Wrong

10. OLD JOKES HOME
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10.1 Push it down a hill.
10.2 About half of them.
10.3 A wooly jumper.
10.4 You don't know the difference between an elephant and a postbox? You'd make a terrible postman.
10.5 Newspaper.


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