Sunday, 12 September 2010

Stimulating September 2

Hello Everyone,

How did you do last week? The answers are now on the quiz. Did you spot the deliberate error? Two number 14's!

Here are this week's brain teasers:

1.Who wrote 'The Return of the Native'?
THOMAS HARDY

2.What is the chemical symbol for water?
H2O

3.If the Umpire says, 'Game, set and match'; what game would he/she be watching?
TENNIS

4.What is the capital of Australia?
CANBERRA

5.Which city would I be in if I were standing outside the Omar Mosque (Dome of the Rock)?
JERUSALEM

6.How many yards are there in a mile?
1760

7.What is the currency of South Africa?
RAND

8.What sport is David Beckham associated with?
FOOTBALL

9.What is a 'Penny Black'?
A STAMP (The world's first adhesive postal stamp issued by UK on May 1st 1840, for official use from May 6th)

10.What does a campanologist do?
RING BELLS

12.'Agape' is a Greek word meaning?
LOVE

13.Which wedding anniversary would you be celebrating if you had been married for 60 years?
DIAMOND

14.What is a kimono?
A LOOSE ROBE FASTENED WITH A SASH

15.What were the samuri?
PROFESSIONAL JAPANESE WARRIORS

16.Which White Star liner collided with an iceberg and sank on her maiden voyage to New York?
TITANIC

17.Who wrote the 'Hungarian Rhapsodies'?
LISTZ

18.What is the name of the scale used to indicate wind speed?
BEAUFORT SCALE

19.Who was known as 'the beloved disciple'?
JOHN

20. What is Irene Joy's family name in Time & Tide?
STEPHENSON

Thought for the week: The quality of life is more important than the quantity.

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