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#234093 - Mon Jul 19 2004 04:32 PM Re: Trivia Rounds - July
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Round 18 is now closed, results will be posted shortly.

Here are Tuesday's questions to get started on:

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ROUND 20

1 A member of the cast of 'EastEnders' who appeared in Episode 1 (first aired in the UK on 19th Feb 1985)
2 A signatory of the US Declaration of Independence
3 A country that was formerly a republic of the Soviet Union
4 A song from the movie 'West Side Story'
5 Any Canadian artist associated with The Group of Seven (not necessarily one of the 7 founding members)





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#234094 - Mon Jul 19 2004 05:11 PM Re: Trivia Rounds - July
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Round 18 Results

Ten people participated.

1. A book from ‘The Wheel of Time’ series by Robert Jordan

Worth 10 points:
The Eye of the World, The Great Hunt, The Dragon Reborn, A Crown of Swords, The Path of Daggers, The Shadow Rising, Winter’s Heart

Worth 5 points:
Lord of Chaos (3)

Nobody mentioned The Fires of Heaven, Crossroads of Twilight or New Spring

2. An actor who played one of ‘The Dirty Dozen’ in the 1967 movie (not the officers or NCOs who trained them)

Worth 10 points:
Colin Maitland, Donald Sutherland, Clint Walker

Worth 5 points:
Trini Lopez (3), Telly Savalas (3)

Disallowed: Lee Marvin, who played the major who was in charge of their training.

No one mentioned Charles Bronson, John Cassavetes, Jim Brown, Tom Busby, Ben Carruthers, Stuart Cooper or Al Mancini.

3. Something you’d expect on your plate if you ordered a ‘full English breakfast’

Worth 10 points:
Baked beans, black pudding, eggs, sausage, tomato

Worth 5 points:
Fried bread (3), mushrooms (2)

Someone just said ‘bread’, which has been lumped in with the 2 ‘fried bread’ responses, the latter being the more traditional component of this meal.

4. A British Formula 1 champion (season-long championship) since 1950

Worth 10 points:
Jackie Stewart

Worth 5 points:
James Hunt (3), Graham Hill (2), Nigel Mansell (2)

Disallowed: Mark Webber, on two counts, as he is Australian and has never been champion (has yet to win a race, in fact). Also David Coulthard, who has yet to win the championship.

Not mentioned: Jim Clark, Mike Hawthorn, Damon Hill and John Surtees

5. Anyone suspected of having been ‘Jack the Ripper’

Worth 10 points:
James Kelly, Aaron Kosminski, James Maybrick, John Pizer, Walter Sickert, James Kenneth Stephen

Worth 5 points:
Michael Ostrog (2), Francis Tumblety (2)

Those not mentioned are too numerous to list!


We have a four-way tie for first place:

Blinkybill 40
Eraserhead 40
Ozzz2002 40
Santana2002 40


ElfTwinkle 35
Kevinatilusa 35
Helen295 30
JaneMarple 30
Romeomikegolf 30
Gatsby722 25

Thanks everyone for playing!




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#234095 - Tue Jul 20 2004 12:10 PM Re: Trivia Rounds - July
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Round 19 is now closed

Results will be posted shortly.
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#234096 - Tue Jul 20 2004 01:02 PM Re: Trivia Rounds - July
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ROUND 19 - RESULTS
Ten members played.

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Question 1 - One of the five Great Lakes

For Ten Points: None

For Five Points: Superior (3) - Huron (5) - Erie (2)

Question 2 - A 5-letter Palindrome

For Ten Points: Madam - Jijij - Radar - Rotor - Dewed
(Jijij deserves special mention, and congratulations to the player who found the word. A Jijij being a small-leafed tree from the mangrove swamps of the Solomon Islands)

For Five Points: Level (2) - Tenet (2)

Disallowed: Warts (1) - this is not a palindrome, which must read the same in both directions.

Question 3 - A Member of the Rock Band U2

For Ten Points: Larry Mullen - Adam Clayton

For Five Points: Bono/Paul Hewson (4) - The Edge/David Evans (4)

Question 4 - A Grade 1 Pipe Band which has won the World Pipe Band Championship

For Ten Points: Strathclyde Police

For Five points: 78th Fraser Highlanders (2) - Fieldmarshall Montgomery (3) - Simon Fraser University (2) - Victoria Police (2)

Question 5 - A Variet/Flavour of Tim Tams biscuits

For some reason this question sparked a lot of interest

The answers panned out as follows -

For Ten points: Original - Fingers - Double Coat

For Five points: Chewy Chocolate Fudge (2) - Caramel (2) - Hazelnut (3)






Totals

ElfTwinkle - 35
eraserhead - 35
Blinkybill - 35


JaneMarple - 30
Spanishliz - 30
ASA - 30
Gatsby722 - 30
Kuu - 30
ozzz2002 - 25
Romeomikegolf - 20

If I've made an error I apologise. Just drop me a note and I'll fix it.
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#234097 - Wed Jul 21 2004 03:18 AM Re: Trivia Rounds - July
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ROUND 21 Questions

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1) In Lord of the Rings - One of the children of Sam Gamgee (Gardiner) and his wife Rosie

2) Name of a horse that won the Melbourne Cup between 1990-1999

3) Name of a crossword placed online at Funtrivia on the 16th or 17th of July 2004 (shameless plug for the new crossword feature here )

4) One of the regular characters (not the actors) on the TV series 'Lost in Space'

5) One of the children of Rev. Patrick Bronte



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#234098 - Wed Jul 21 2004 04:49 PM Re: Trivia Rounds - July
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Round 20 is now closed. Results soon.

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#234099 - Wed Jul 21 2004 05:25 PM Re: Trivia Rounds - July
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Round 20 Results

Nine people sent entries.

1. A member of the cast of ‘EastEnders’ who appeared in Episode 1 (first aired in the UK on 19th Feb 1985)

Worth 10 points:
Wendy Richard (Pauline Fowler), Nejdet Salih (Ali Osman), Adam Woodyatt (Ian Beale)

Worth 5 points:
June Brown (Dot Cotton)* (2), Shirley Cheriton (Debbie Wilkins)(2), Leslie Grantham (Den Watts)(2)

*I had intended to disallow June Brown, as the official BBC website confirmed my memory that Dot did not appear in the first episode. As other websites contend that she did, however, it would be unfair not to count her.

There were many other possible answers.

2. A signatory of the U.S. Declaration of Independence

Worth 10 points:
Samuel Adams, Robert Morris, Benjamin Rush, William Williams, Oliver Wolcott

Worth 5 points:
John Hancock (3)

Disallowed: Burma

There were 56 signatures, so 50 other possible choices.

3. A country that was formerly a republic of the Soviet Union

Worth 10 points:
Moldova, Tajikistan

Worth 5 points:
Belarus (2), Georgia (2), Latvia (2)

Disallowed: Transcaucasia

Not mentioned: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Estonia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lithuania, Russia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine or Uzbekistan

4. A song from the movie ‘West Side Story’

Worth 10 points:
A Boy Like That, Cool, Tonight

Worth 5 points:
I Feel Pretty (2), (I Want to Be) In America (2), Something’s Coming (2)

5. Any Canadian artist associated with the Group of Seven (not necessarily one of the 7 founding members)

(My wording here was not too specific, so I have accepted everyone who was mentioned, though the association was a bit loose in a couple of cases. )

Worth 10 points:
Andrew Hunter, A.Y. Jackson, Arthur Lismer, Anne Douglas Savage

Worth 5 points:
Frederick Varley (3), Frank Johnston (2)

Other possible answers could have been Tom Thomson, J.E.H. MacDonald, Franklin Carmichael and Lawren Harris, amongst others.


There’s a two-way tie for the point on this one:

ElfTwinkle 40
Santana2002 40


Gatsby722 35
Kuu 35
Marchmadness 35
Kevinatilusa 30
Ozzz2002 30
Romeomikegolf 30
JaneMarple 25

Thanks everyone for playing.

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#234100 - Wed Jul 21 2004 11:18 PM Re: Trivia Rounds - July
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Round 22
Q1. A girl's name, which is also the name of a flower
Q2. A gemstone
Q3. An American state
Q4. A play by William Shakespeare
Q5. One of the Walton sextuplets (real life, not the TV programme)




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#234101 - Fri Jul 23 2004 02:07 AM Re: Trivia Rounds - July
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ROUND 23 QUESTIONS

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1. A rodent you might keep as a pet.
2. A song from the Beatles' album "Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band".
3. An actor who has played Dracula in a movie.
4. One of the pieces used in a game of chess.
5. An Andrew Lloyd Webber musical.




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#234102 - Fri Jul 23 2004 02:48 AM Re: Trivia Rounds - July
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Round 21 is now closed. Answers and scores will be up in about an hours time.

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#234103 - Fri Jul 23 2004 04:08 AM Re: Trivia Rounds - July
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Answers to Round 21 - I received 11 entries

Question 1 - Child of Sam Gamgee

Worth 10 points
Daisy, Ruby, Tolman, Hamfast

Worth 5 points
Robin (3), Goldilocks (2), Elanor (2)

Question 2 - Melbourne Cup Winner

Worth 10 points
Saintly, Jeune

Worth 5 points
Let's Elope (2), Vintage Crop (3), Subzero (4)

Question 3 - Name of a crossword

Worth 10 points
A-cross Italy, Wrestling's Crossword

Worth 5 points
Norse Mythology (2), All Girls Together (2), Bits and Pieces (3), Great Canadian Hockey Guys (2)

Question 4 - Lost in Space character

Worth 10 points
Don West, Maureen Robinson

Worth 5 points
Will Robinson (3), Judy Robinson (4), John Robinson (2)

No one said Dr Zachary Smith or the Robot.

Question 5 - Child of Patrick Bronte

Worth 10 points
Maria, Emily, Anne

Worth 5 points
Eliazabeth (3), Charlotte (2), (Patrick) Branwell (3)


SCORES

35 Points - JaneMarple, gatsby722, Santana2002, Eraserhead

30 Points - ozzz2002, Helen295, Marchmadness, kevinatilusa, Elfwinkle

25 points - romeomikegolf, spanishliz,








Edited by Kuu (Fri Jul 23 2004 04:09 AM)

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#234104 - Sat Jul 24 2004 12:45 AM Re: Trivia Rounds - July
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Round 22 is closed - I'll post the answers in ten minutes!
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#234105 - Sat Jul 24 2004 01:11 AM Re: Trivia Rounds - July
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ROUND 22 ANSWERS! - I had nine answers.

Q1. A girl's name, which is also the name of a flower
For 10 points:

Aster (wasn’t sure if it was a girl’s name but gave it anyway!) Hyacinth, Jasmine, Violet and Poppy

For 5 points:
Rose (2) and Iris(2)


Q2. A gemstone
For 10 points:

Beryl, Sapphire, Topaz, Amethyst, Garnet, Diamond, and Ruby

For 5 points:
Lapis Lazuli (Lazurite) (2)


Q3. An American state
For 10 points:

Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, South Carolina, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Kentucky and Idaho
Everybody got ten points here.


Q4. A play by William Shakespeare
For 10 points:

A Winter's Tale, Troilus & Cressida, The Tempest, Twelfth Night, Timon Of Athens, Julius Caesar, Measure For Measure, Mcbeth and As You Like It
Everybody got ten points again!


Q5. One of the Walton sextuplets
For 10 points:

Jenny and Lucy.

For 5 points:
Sarah(3) Ruth (2)and Hannah (2)
Nobody mentioned Kate.


So the scores are:
KEVINATILUSA – 45
GATSBY722 – 45
OZZZ2002 – 45
ELFTWINKLE – 45
SPANISHLIZ – 45

SATANA2002 – 40
ERASUREHEAD – 40
HELEN295 – 40
ROMEOMIKEGOLF – 40
Another really tight game! I can see I will have to think hard for next weeks questions!



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#234106 - Sat Jul 24 2004 01:33 AM Re: Trivia Rounds - July
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Oops I have been so busy writing quizzes and crosswords in the last couple of days I forgot to answer JaneMarple's round

Sorry about the Miss Marple.


Edited by Kuu (Sat Jul 24 2004 01:33 AM)

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#234107 - Sat Jul 24 2004 02:02 AM Re: Trivia Rounds - July
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ROUND 24 QUESTIONS

  • 1. Name a President of the United States Born in the 18th Century
  • 2. Name an author with his/her own subcategory on Funtrivia, but only 2 quizzes (or less). ( clarification: I mean a literary author, not an author of quizzes on this site)
  • 3. Name a country which borders both the Atlantic and the Pacific Ocean.
  • 4. Give one of the non-permanent members of the U.N. Security Council .
  • 5. Give a short story from James Joyce's "Dubliners"


I'll probably close this around 4-5AM or so EST sunday night/monday morning.

BTW...how do you make those pretty boxes?


Edited by kevinatilusa (Sat Jul 24 2004 03:04 AM)

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#234108 - Sat Jul 24 2004 04:20 AM Re: Trivia Rounds - July
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you get the pretty boxes by using the [ quote ] and [ /quote ] commands (without the spaces)
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#234109 - Sat Jul 24 2004 04:39 PM Re: Trivia Rounds - July
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It's Sunday in Europe, so here are Sunday's questions :

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ROUND 25

1 A German ship scuttled and sunk (not beached) at Scapa Flow in 1919

2 A college of Oxford University

3 Any pitcher credited with a win in a World Series game in 2000, 2001, 2002 or 2003

4 A Fred Astaire-Ginger Rogers movie (not a compilation-type film like 'That's Entertainment')

5 A county of Northern Ireland





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#234110 - Sun Jul 25 2004 01:26 AM Re: Trivia Rounds - July
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Round 23 is now closed. I'll be posting the results soon!

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#234111 - Sun Jul 25 2004 02:24 AM Re: Trivia Rounds - July
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ROUND 23 RESULTS

There were ten entries.

Question 1: A rodent you might keep as a pet.

10 Points: Mouse, Hamster

5 Points: Gerbil (3), Rat (2), Chinchilla (2)

Ferrets are not rodents. Although most people think they are rodents (and a quick search on Google even shows a lot of websites claiming that they are) they actually belong to the mustelid family.

Question 2: A song from the Beatles' album "Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band".

10 Points: When I'm 64, With A Little Help From My Friends, Getting Better, Lovely Rita, Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds

5 Points: A Day in the Life (3), Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (2)

Not mentioned: Fixing A Hole, Being For the Benefit of Mr Kite, Within You Without You, She's Leaving Home, Good Morning Good Morning

Question 3: An actor who has played Dracula in a movie.

10 Points: Bela Lugosi, Gary R Holstrom, Francis Lederer, Leslie Nielsen, Carlos Villarias, Udo Kier

5 Points: Gary Oldman (3)

I disallowed Peter Cushing as although he was famous for playing Van Helsing, I couldn't find any record of him playing Dracula. If anyone has evidence that he did, I apologise!

Question 4: One of the pieces used in a game of chess.

10 Points: Knight, Pawn

5 Points: Rook (6), Bishop (2)

Nobody mentioned the King or Queen.

Question 5: An Andrew Lloyd Webber musical.

10 Points: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, Cats, The Beautiful Game, Jesus Christ Superstar, Tell Me On a Sunday, The Woman in White

5 Points: Sunset Boulevard (2) Whistle Down the Wind (2)


SCORES

40 Points - Ozzz2002, Spanishliz, Kevinatilusa, Nyusha141200

35 Points - JaneMarple, Gatsby722

30 Points - Santana2002, ElfTwinkle, Julia103

25 Points - Romeomikegolf


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#234112 - Sun Jul 25 2004 10:36 PM Re: Trivia Rounds - July
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Round 26

1) Any character from the comic strip "Peanuts":

2) The provincial flower from any Canadian province/territory:

3) Any song on the "UP" album by Shania Twain:

4) Any event that is part of the Olympic sport of men's gymnastics:

5) Any country whose flag has only the colours "red and white" on it:





Round 26 will be closed late Tues. July 27th/earlyWed. July 28th.

Have fun!

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#234113 - Mon Jul 26 2004 01:26 AM Re: Trivia Rounds - July
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Round 24 has now closed. Results will be posted shortly.

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#234114 - Mon Jul 26 2004 01:51 AM Re: Trivia Rounds - July
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ROUND 24 RESULTS

There were 12 entries this round.

Question 1: Name a U.S. President born in the 19th century.
10 points:
John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, Andrew Jackson, Martin Van Buren, John Tyler, Zachary Taylor, James Buchanan
5 points: George Washington (2), James Polk (2)
not mentioned were James Monroe, John Quincy Adams, William Henry Harrison, Milliard Fillmore.

Question 2: Name an author with his/her own category on funtrivia but only 2 quizzes in that category.
10 points:
Aesop, Isabel Allende, Aristophanes, Esther Forbes, Erle Stanley Gardner, Dashiell Hammett, Joseph Heller, D.H. Lawrence, Mario Puzo
5 points: Sophocles (2)
0 points: J.R.R. Tolkien
There are many more possible answers. J.R.R. Tolkien does have his own category, but it has 216 quizzes.

Question 3: Name a country which borders both the Atlantic and the Pacific Ocean.
10 points:
Chile, Costa Rica, Mexico, U.S.A.
5 points: Canada (6!) Colombia (2)
Although Chile is normally thought of as a Pacific country, it curls around the southern tip of South America to just touch the South Atlantic. Not mentioned were Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama.

Question 4: Name a non-permanent member of the U.N. Security Council
10 points:
Angola, the Phillipines
5 points: Benin (2), Germany (2), Romania (2), Spain (2)
0 points: India, Singapore
Other acceptable answers would have been Algeria, Brazil, Chile, and Pakistan. Neither India nor Singapore is currently a member of the Security Council.

Question 5: Give a short story from James Joyce's Dubliners.
10 points:
After the Race, The Boarding House, Clay, Counterparts, An Encounter, Eveline, A Little Cloud, A Painful Case
5 points: The Dead (2), Two Gallants (2)
The other stories in the collection are: The Sisters, Araby, Ivy Day in the Committee Room, A Mother, and Grace.

FINAL SCORES
45 points: Eraserhead, Kuu
40 points: Elftwinkle, Julia103, Ozzz2002, Romeomikegolf, Spanishliz
35 points: Helen295, Santana2002
30 points: Janemarple
25 points: Gatsby722, Nyusha141200

Thanks to all who submitted, and congrats Eraserhead and Kuu!

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#234115 - Mon Jul 26 2004 02:40 AM Re: Trivia Rounds - July
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Well, darn it! You didn't say it had to be a current non-member of the Security Council. And who else said Sophocles? I thought that was 10-pointer for sure. Alas, I shall just gracefully settle into the basement of Trivial duress now... .
(Just kidding, by the way!)
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#234116 - Mon Jul 26 2004 04:33 AM Re: Trivia Rounds - July
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And who else said Sophocles? I thought that was 10-pointer for sure. Alas, I shall just gracefully settle into the basement of Trivial duress now... .





That'd've been my good self - with the self-same expectation! Alack, I shall have to join you in the basement, yet again.
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#234117 - Mon Jul 26 2004 04:48 PM Re: Trivia Rounds - July
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Round 25 is now closed. Results in about an hour.

Here are Tuesday's questions:

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ROUND 27

1 A Formula 1 World Champion since 1950 who was not from Europe (note: British drivers are from Europe )

2 Other than Shakespeare himself, someone who has been suggested as the 'real' author of Shakespeare's works

3 One of the 7 hills of Rome

4 An actor who has played 'Tarzan of the Apes' in two or more movies

5 A US ship sunk, capsized or 'damaged beyond repair' at Pearl Harbor on 7 Dec 1941




Edited by spanishliz (Mon Jul 26 2004 05:31 PM)

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