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BS: Slugs 'n' Snails quiz

Nigel Parsons 20 Jun 03 - 02:17 PM
Susan from California 20 Jun 03 - 02:25 PM
MMario 20 Jun 03 - 02:28 PM
Nigel Parsons 20 Jun 03 - 02:33 PM
MMario 20 Jun 03 - 02:38 PM
Nigel Parsons 20 Jun 03 - 02:39 PM
Nigel Parsons 20 Jun 03 - 02:45 PM
John MacKenzie 20 Jun 03 - 03:25 PM
Nigel Parsons 27 Jun 03 - 01:47 PM
MMario 27 Jun 03 - 02:24 PM

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Subject: BS: Slugs 'n' Snails quiz
From: Nigel Parsons
Date: 20 Jun 03 - 02:17 PM

Back in September I gave you the Sugar 'n' Spice Quiz Here's the counterpart.

Usual request, please do not post answers in the thread!

Feel free to PM me.

O.K. I've given you the connection so.,

1, What name is given to the part of a ratchet preventing backward slippage? Alternately, what is another name for a coffin, or black sheet spread over it?
2, By what other name was St Peter known ?
3, What word describes the creation of works of beauty, or other special significance ?
4, What name connects James Bond's son, and the wearer of a technicolour coat ?
5, Which 1993 film starred Kevin Kline portraying the US president, with Sigourney Weaver as his First lady ?
6, What term describes a large room or hall equipped with ropes, bars & weights for physical training ?
7, What name is used for a small tapered nail with a flat head ?
8, What name describes a simple crane, or the framework erected over an oil well?
9, What word means to scrutinise & evaluate exam answer papers ?
10, What abbreviation on a keyboard means to remove the last typed letter?
11, What abbreviation is sometimes used for the first 5 months of the second half of the year?
12, Who had a hit in 2001 with his "Mambo No.5" ?


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Subject: RE: BS: Slugs 'n' Snails quiz
From: Susan from California
Date: 20 Jun 03 - 02:25 PM

Darn, I thought you were going to be asking about Banana Slugs and Decolete Snails or something! Then I might now an answer or two!

Q 5 Was that "Dave"?


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Subject: RE: BS: Slugs 'n' Snails quiz
From: MMario
Date: 20 Jun 03 - 02:28 PM

There is a collective term for the first five months of the second half of the year?

A can't think of ANY collective for 5 months - three month chunks yes, but 5 month?


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Subject: RE: BS: Slugs 'n' Snails quiz
From: Nigel Parsons
Date: 20 Jun 03 - 02:33 PM

Somehow only part of the quiz turned up!
My quizzes are always either 20 or 26 questions.
Here's the missing portion


13, In what units is work energy shown in the S.I. system ? (yes, I know S.I. system is tautologous)
14, What is the currency unit of Finland?
15, What is the currency unit of Switzerland?
16, Who was the 5th wife of Henry VIII?
17, What word means ones range of knowledge or understanding, and was part of the title of a long running radio comedy show of late 50s early 60s?
18, According to a well used 'Knock Knock' joke, what can 'do the rhubarb good'?
19, What shortened word is in common usage for a device to convert sound into electrical energy?
20, Which cartoon series was set "In the top left hand corner of Wales"?


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Subject: RE: BS: Slugs 'n' Snails quiz
From: MMario
Date: 20 Jun 03 - 02:38 PM

I was trying to figure out how #16 fit in when I got smacked with a duck.


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Subject: RE: BS: Slugs 'n' Snails quiz
From: Nigel Parsons
Date: 20 Jun 03 - 02:39 PM

MMario: To quote from the film:
"DUCK!"


"And proud of it!"

Nigel


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Subject: RE: BS: Slugs 'n' Snails quiz
From: Nigel Parsons
Date: 20 Jun 03 - 02:45 PM

Any connection in the first 3 answers is purely annoying! I couldn't continue it to No.4

Nigel


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Subject: RE: BS: Slugs 'n' Snails quiz
From: John MacKenzie
Date: 20 Jun 03 - 03:25 PM

Quinquagesima


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Subject: RE: BS: Slugs 'n' Snails quiz
From: Nigel Parsons
Date: 27 Jun 03 - 01:47 PM

As before (and after a week break) answers may be found in SQ2

Nigel


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Subject: RE: BS: Slugs 'n' Snails quiz
From: MMario
Date: 27 Jun 03 - 02:24 PM

I did better then I think I've even done on one of these quizes!


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