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It's Not Easy Being Green ...

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Its Not Easy Being Green game quiz
"... but maybe this quiz won't be so bad! Green is my favourite colour, so I thought I'd see how many green-related questions I could come up with. This quiz is the result."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. The modern word "green" has its root in a word meaning "to grow".
    True
    False


2. Which movie, starring Tom Hanks and Michael Clarke Duncan, was nominated for four Academy Awards?
    Fried Green Tomatoes
    The Green Berets
    Green Card
    The Green Mile


3. Which one of these alcoholic drinks is traditionally green?
    Kahlua
    Bailey's Irish Cream
    Scotch whiskey
    Absinthe


4. Which one of the following is NOT a shade of the colour green?
    Magenta
    Chartreuse
    Olive
    Jade


5. Which country's currency is often referred to using the slang term "greenback"?
    Australia
    China
    France
    USA


6. What is the name of the pigment in green plants that gives them their colour?
    Chlorophyll
    Carotene
    Xanthophyll
    Pheophytin


7. Which one of these nuts has naturally green flesh?
    Pistachio
    Macadamia
    Cashew
    Almond


8. Which one of the following gemstones is most commonly green?
    Ruby
    Emerald
    Garnet
    Amethyst


9. Which one of the following words does NOT have a meaning relating it to an area green with vegetation?
    Vertigo
    Verdurous
    Verdant
    Verdure


10. If someone describes you as looking "green about the gills", what might you be feeling?
    Overwhelmingly sleepy
    Extremely happy
    Slightly ill
    Very frightened


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Compiled Jun 28 12