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"As a member of the Inter-Continental Ballistic Sheep for the Amazing Trivia Race, I've compiled a quiz with ten words with a connection to sheep, though not all are used when referring to our woollen pals. Enjoy!"
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
Which of these is not a true definition of the word "lambda"?
The eleventh letter of the Modern Greek alphabet
The junction between two sutures in the skull
A symbol used in physics to denote wavelength
Any animal in its first year of life
You may have eaten a sheepshead before, but don't worry - it isn't the skull of an ovine. What is a "sheepshead"?
One of a few fish found off the coast of North America
A variety of cauliflower, grown in parts of Scandinavia
A blue-black berry native to parts of northern USA
One of several species of flightless bird found in parts of southern Asia
I'm not sure about the ramifications of using sheep in a quiz, but I'm sure they would be positive. Speaking of "ramifications", which of these words would not be an appropriate synonym for this word?
There aren't many cases of sheep using ewers, mainly because they lack the manual dexterity required to use such an object. Nevertheless, what exactly is a "ewer"?
An archaic term for a timepiece
A painter's utensil
A large pitcher
A writing implement
Reports of sheep on the lam are few and far between. To what does "lam" refer in this context?
To imbibe alcohol
To flee or escape
To cross a bridge or overpass
To consume meat
Due to a sheep's aforementioned lack of manual dexterity, they wouldn't be much use if asked to make a "sheepshank". What is this?
A type of knot
A Middle Eastern cooking oven
A woollen garment
A type of hand-woven headgear
Where might you most likely find a "ramekin" (or "ramequin")?
In a car
In a kitchen
In a forest
In the sky
Thank your lucky stars that a disgruntled sheep hasn't lambasted you yet. What is the definition of the word "lambast" (or "lambaste", if you prefer)?
To cook on a low heat
To request money
To beat or flog
To send letters
Now, a word which actually does have an ovine connection. Which of these words is not synonymous with "sheepish"?
A rambunctious sheep would certainly be a sight to behold, but which of these is the definition of "rambunctious"?
Flamboyant and resplendent
Boisterous and unruly
Melancholic and unhappy
Archaic and antiquated
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Compiled Jun 28 12