Saturday, 13 August 2011



 Answers below.

1    How long did the Hundred Years' War last?

2    Which country makes Panama hats?

3    From which animal do we get cat gut?

4    In which month do Russians celebrate the October Revolution?

5    What is a camel's hair brush made of?

6    The Canary Islands in the Atlantic are named after what animal?

7    What was King George VI's first name?

8    What colour is a purple finch?

9    Where are Chinese gooseberries from?

10   What is the colour of the black box in a commercial airplane?


1    116 years

2    Ecuador

3    Sheep and horses

4    November

5    Squirrel fur

6    Dogs

7    Albert

8    Crimson

9    New Zealand

10  Orange (of course)

I'm sure every one of you managed 10 out of 10.


Anonymous said...

Hmmmm, not quite 10/10, but close.

Only ) out.


I knew about the Canaries. It's a language thing. If you know the Spanish for dog, you're laughing. Most of the rest, I knew were not the obvious answer, but I didn't know the real answer.

ooooops, am I thick!

cynicalHighlander said...

No just honest tris that's why I am keeping stum.

JRB said...


Only got a measly …… guess that’s me off the pub quiz team.

Next topic please.

Dioclese said...

So - no time for quiz. Busy planning riot on twitter.

Crinkly & Ragged Arsed Philosophers said...

Got number 11 right!

muzza3 said...

Originally Chinese Gooseberries were from China and still grow wild there.Imported to NZ as seeds in 1906.

J. R. Tomlin said...

I looked them up first. Does that count? ;)

subrosa said...

Don't worry Tris, I didn't do too well either. :)

subrosa said...

Ah CH, me too. :)

subrosa said...

Strange isn't it JRB, we think we know the answers to questions like that ...

subrosa said...

Oh Dioclese, haven't been on twitter today so not guilty!

subrosa said...

Mmm Crinkly. :)

subrosa said...

So those who answered China were correct muzza? Thanks for the info.

subrosa said...

Jeanne, in modern education that would be called initiative perhaps. :)

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