Quiz Questions  Archive: Quiz #24
Set by Ali  |  36 pts     (2017-07-02)

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1) It is not correct that TYPEWRITER is the only 10 letter word you can write with the top row of a (UK) keyboard. Name two others for a point each. 1/2 point for a 9 letter word instead. (2 pts)  Ali:  2017-07-02

2) Sadie and Ben Smith are siblings, the former is an award winning novelist and the latter a rapper, actor and comedian. By what names are each of them more commonly known? (2 pts)  Ali:  2017-07-02

3) Name the 3 countries other than France that the Tour de France route goes through this year. (3 pts)  Ali:  2017-07-02

4) What does GLOW stand for? It is a women's professional wrestling promotion that is the subject of an eponymous Netflix series. (1 pt)  Ali:  2017-07-02

5) One of the longest place names in the UK with no repeated letters begins with the name of a tonic wine popular in Scotland, and ends with a word meaning meadow. What is it? (1 pt)  Ali:  2017-07-02

6) Name: a) Tony Blair's old constituency b) David Cameron's old constituency c) Nick Clegg's old constituency d) Theresa May's constituency e) Jeremy Corbyn's constituency (5 pts)  Ali:  2017-07-02

7) A kangaroo word is a word that contains letters of another word, its 'joey', in order, with the same meaning. For example: masculine is a kangaroo word with joey the word male. a) Find the following kangaroo words and their joeys from the clues: i) Notice or perceive (K: 7 letters, J: 3 letter) ii) Amaze; dumbfound (K: 7 letters, J: 4 letters) iii) Make impure (K: 11 letters, J: 5 letters) b) Find the 'grand kangaroo word', its kangaroo word joey and its joey's joey: i) Weak; easily broken or damaged (GK: 9 letters, K: 7 letters, J: 5 letters) c) Bonus point for any additional kangaroo word you can think of. (5 pts)  Ali:  2017-07-02

8) What thing other than a cat is this cat famous for looking like? (2 pts)  Ali:  2017-07-02



9) Name the 7 two-tier counties in England (i.e. counties not including metropolitan counties or unitary authorities) that contain the letter U. (7 pts)  Ali:  2017-07-02

10) Name these albums with 'dark' covers from the slivers of cover given. 1 point for each artist, 1 for each album name. (8 pts)  Ali:  2017-07-02






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