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The Answer is Always "NO"

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The Answer is Always NO game quiz
"Dr. No's no brainer approach to knowing when "no" is being said in no-table nations."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. An Amharic (Ethiopia) speaker may lead you to think they are in agreement with you by saying which of the following words that actually means "no"?
    Okay
    Whatever
    Sure
    Aye


2. The Arabic (North Africa) word for "no" (although spelled slightly differently) sounds a lot like the name of which female character from "Futurama"?
    Lela
    Fry
    Bender
    Farnsworth


3. The Ashanti/Assante (Ghana) speaking desk clerk just told you there are "no" hotel rooms available although it sounds like he'd like to discuss which of the following Harry Potter characters?
    Voldemort
    Hermione
    Daabi
    Snape


4. In Bagandji (Australia) the word for "no" sounds rather dangerous, because it is also the name of which poisonous lizard found in southwestern American and northern Mexico?
    Gila
    Newt
    Monitor
    Salamander


5. The Bete (Cameroon) language has a particularly funny word for "no" that can also refer to which clown doll used by Albert Bandura in his research on behavior associated with aggression?
    Ronald McDonald
    Clarabell
    Bobo
    Doodles


6. What is the festive way of saying "no" in Trobes Tokples (Trobriand Papua N. Guinea)?
    Tete a tete
    Party
    Gala
    Soiree


7. In Icetot (Uganda) which of the following words sounds like a video game system, but really means "no"?
    Ntondo
    Sega
    Atari
    Wii


8. "No" in the Cora (Mexico) language resembles which Incan accounting system that employed the knotting of cords?
    Abacus
    Kepu
    Calculator
    Slide Rule


9. A Cree (Canada) speaker may sound like he's discussing his last trip to the dentist, but is actually saying "no" when using which of the following words?
    Premolar
    Bicuspid
    Mola
    Incisor


10. If inviting a speaker of Dhivehi (Maldives) to lunch you may find yourself dining alone if you accidentally use which word for "no" in your invitation?
    Noon
    Twilight
    Morning
    Evening


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Compiled Sep 07 13