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#247461 - Wed Nov 24 2004 04:53 AM Re: November Trivia Rounds
BbSean Offline
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If you need an extra person to post questions temporary until after Christmas I am available during the week.
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#247462 - Wed Nov 24 2004 09:23 AM Re: November Trivia Rounds
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Loc: Graham, Texas, USA
I can volunteer to post some questions, if you need me to.
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#247463 - Wed Nov 24 2004 09:47 AM Re: November Trivia Rounds
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Registered: Tue Aug 26 2003
Posts: 112
Loc: Newcastle, UK
Sorry for the delay in posting these!

Round 17 results

Seven people participated.

1. One of the ten artists who have been inducted into the new UK Music Hall of Fame.

10 Points: Elvis Presley, Queen, Cliff Richard

5 Points: Bob Marley (2), U2 (2)

Elvis Presley, Bob Marley, The Beatles, U2 and Madonna were all given automatic entry to the UK Music Hall of Fame. Cliff Richard, The Rolling Stones, Queen, Michael Jackson and Robbie Williams were voted for by the public, as announced at a special induction ceremony on November 11th.

2. A three-letter word that doesn't contain any vowels.

10 Points: tsk, fly, nth, why, cry

5 Points: brr (2)

3. A Roman battle which took place in the 4th Century BC.

10 Points: Battle of the Claudine Forks (321 BC), Antium (338 BC)

5 Points: Ciuna (315 BC) (2)

Not accepted: Battle of Lake Regillus - this took place in the 5th Century BC, not the 4th.
The First Samnite War - there were several different battles which made up the Samnite wars.
Battle of Actium - took place in 31 BC.

This website has a list of some of the major Roman battles, listed by century.

4. A castle situated in Northumberland, England.

10 Points: Bamburgh Castle, Alnwick Castle, Langley Castle, Etal Castle, Aydon Castle, Chillingham Castle, Dunstanburgh Castle

Everyone scored 10 points for this question.

5. The title of one of the eight 'Fits' that make up the Lewis Carroll poem "The Hunting of the Snark".

10 Points: Fit the First: The Landing, Fit the Second: The Bellman's Speech

5 Points: Fit the Seventh: The Banker's Fate (3), Fit the Fifth: The Beaver's Lesson (2)

Not mentioned: Fit the Third: The Baker's Tale, Fit the Fourth: The Hunting, Fit the Sixth: The Barrister's Dream, Fit the Eighth: The Vanishing.

You can read the whole poem online here.


SCORES

JaneMarple - 50

Cinnam0n - 45
Beaker411 - 35
Justanobody - 35
Ozzz2002 - 30
BbSean - 30
ElfTwinkle - 30

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#247464 - Wed Nov 24 2004 02:11 PM Re: November Trivia Rounds
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Round 22 is now closed --- results as soon as possible.


Edited by ElfTwinkle (Wed Nov 24 2004 11:37 PM)

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#247465 - Thu Nov 25 2004 03:19 AM Re: November Trivia Rounds
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Firstly - the answers will be up in about three or four hours!
Secondly - WOW! I must had done some good research on the Internet for Helen's quiz!
And thirdly - thanks for all the volunteers, I shall get back to you by Sunday to tell you how we are going to manage December rounds!
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#247466 - Thu Nov 25 2004 03:38 AM Re: November Trivia Rounds
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OK I am also Ozzz today too! Am doing Ozzz's round!
These questions may hae been used before but I am sure nobody will mind!

Q1 - One of the seven deadly sins
Q2 - One of the gifts that "My True Love" sent to me on the twelve days of Christmas
Q3 - A planet in the solar system
Q4 - A sign of the zodiac
Q5 - A roman numeral!

Good luck all!
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#247467 - Thu Nov 25 2004 03:58 AM Re: November Trivia Rounds
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And here are TUESDAYS answers so I don't get confuaed!

Q1. Name an actor who has played Hercule Poirot either on television, in film or on the radio. It would be helpful if you said which film he starred in!
For ten points:
Tony Randell, David Suchet, Dudley Jones* , Austin Trevor
For five points:
Peter Ustinov (3),
Not mentioned:
Albert Finney (“Murder on the Orient Express”) and John Moffatt (On the radio, for BBC dramas)
Ustinov starred in “Death on the Nile” and others, Suchet stars as Poirot in the ITV series. Randall starred in “The Alphabet Murders” while Jones starred in *"The Strange Case of the End of Civilization as We Know It --- 1977."* Trevor starred in “The Murder of Roger Ackroyd.
* To me this does not sound like a Poirot film but have no time to check it out!

Q2. Name an actress who has played Miss Jane Marple either on television, in film or on the radio. Again, it would be helpful if you said which film she starred in!
For ten points:
June Whitfield, Joan Hickson, Grace Kelly
For five points:
Helen Hayes (2), Margaret Rutherford (2)
Not mentioned:
Angela Lansbury (“The Mirror Crack’d”) and others
Whitfield is Miss Marple in the BBC dramas, on radio, Hickson (“The Miss Marple” for me) starred in the BBC dramas on TV, Margaret Rutherford starred in “Murder at the Gallop” and others while Helen Hayes starred in “A Caribbean Mystery” and others.

Q3. “The Labours of Hercules” is a collection of short stories, featuring Hercule Poirot. Name one of the labours.
For ten points:
The Nemean Lion, The Lerneam Hydra, The Girdle Of Hyppolita,
For five points:
The Erymanthian Boar (2), The Arcadian Deer (2),
Not mentioned:
The Aegean Stables, The Cretan Bull, The Horses Of Diomedes, The Flock Of Geryon, The Apple Of The Hesperides, The Capture Of Cerberus
Hercule Poirot takes on twelve labours like the mythical Hercules.

Q4. “The Thirteen Problems” also known as “The Tuesday Night Club” is a collection of short stories featuring Miss Marple. Name one of the members of “The Tuesday Night Club” (Miss Marple is not accepted!)
For ten points:
Raymond West (Writer and Miss Marple’s nephew),
For five points:
Dr. Pender (2) (an aged clergyman), Sir Henry Clithering (2) (Ex CID), Mr. Petherick (a solicitor) (2)
Not mentioned:
Joyce Lempriére (an artist), Colonel Bantry, Mrs Bantry (live at Gossington Hall in St. Mary Mead), Jane Helier (an actress), Doctor Lloyd (a doctor)
Miss Marple features in all these short stories, and “The Tuesday Night Club” solve mysteries, to which only one person knows the answer)

Q5. Finally, “Partners in Crime” is a short story collection featuring the amateur detectives, Tommy and Tuppence Beresford. Name of one the stories in “Partners In Crime”
For ten points:
Blindman’s Bluff, The Case of the Missing Lady, The Gentleman Dressed in Newspaper, The Adventure Of The Sinister Stranger, Finessing The King,
For five points:
The Affair of the Pink Pear (2),
Not mentioned:
A Fairy In The Flat, A Pot Of Tea, The Man In The Mist, The Crackler, The Sunningdale Mystery, The House Of The Lurking Death, The Unbreakable Alibi, The Clergymans Daughter, The Red House, The Ambassador’s Boots, The Man Who Was Number Sixteen

SCORES
Justanobody - 45
Elf – 45

Bbsean – 40
Cinnamom - 40
SpanishLiz – 30
Beaker411 – 35
Kuu – 25

WELL DONE EVERYBODY!
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#247468 - Thu Nov 25 2004 05:48 PM Re: November Trivia Rounds
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Round 26 - Good Luck!

1. ‘The Celibate Rifles’ have released sixteen albums. Name one recorded (only) in Sydney and released prior to 1990.

2. Name one of the top ten male tennis players in the world as at November 2004 according to ATP rankings.

3. Name a novel in the ‘Scobie Malone’ series written by Jon Cleary, and the year it was published.

4. Name a place in Queensland, Australia, beginning with the letter ‘Y‘ with its own postcode.

5. Name a Prime Minister of Australia who was born in Sydney (there are five).
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#247469 - Fri Nov 26 2004 01:57 AM Re: November Trivia Rounds
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Loc: Hobart Tasmania Australia     
Round 24 is closed. Answers and scores up soon.

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#247470 - Fri Nov 26 2004 04:23 AM Re: November Trivia Rounds
Kuu Offline
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Registered: Mon Jun 03 2002
Posts: 1037
Loc: Hobart Tasmania Australia     
Answers to Round 24

Question 1 - Animal from 'Who Killed Cock Robin'

Worth 10 points
Kite, Thrush, Fly

Worth 5 points
Bull (5), Fish (2)

Question 2 - Country that borders Kenya

Worth 10 points
Ethiopia, Tanzania

Worth 5 points
Uganda (3), Somalia (3), Sudan (2)

Question 3 - H.G. Wells novel published before 1900

Worth 10 points
The Wheel of Chance, The Island of Dr. Moreau, The War of the Worlds

Worth 5 points
The Sleeper Awakes/When the Sleeper Awakes (3), The Time Machine (2), The Invisible Man (2)

Question 4 - Bat found in Tasmania

Worth 10 points
Large Forest Bat, Southern Forest Bat

Worth 5 points
Chocolate Wattle Bat, Lesser Long-eared Bat, Little Forest Bat

One person said Large-footed myotis (myotis adversus). However this bat is not listed on the Parks and Wildlife Service Tasmania webpage, nor on the DPIWE (pronounced DePeeWe - Department of Primary Industries, Water and Environment) homepage. So, if I am to consider it, I will need a webpage from the person who choose it.

Question 5 - President of the US who was born in Ohio

Worth 10 points
Benjamin Harrison, William Taft

Worth 5 points
James Abram Garfield (2), Ulysses S. Grant (2), Rutherford Hayes (2), William McKinley (2)

SCORES

40 points - Helen295

35 points - Cinnam0n, Julia103, justanobody

30 points - gatsby722, beaker411,

25 points - Jane Marple, BbSean, ozzz2002, ElfTwinkle

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#247471 - Fri Nov 26 2004 07:37 AM Re: November Trivia Rounds
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Trivia Rounds - November: Round 22 (Nov. 22nd): 6 players participated


Name:

1) An animal whose name begins with a letter E thru L that Snoopy has, "appeared as, imagined himself to be, or played the role of" in the comic strip Peanuts:

10 points: Goat

5 points: (The very popular!) Kangaroo (5)

Not mentioned: Elephant, Giraffe, Gorilla, Lion


2) The 2004 CFL (Canadian Football League) season ended tonight (Sunday Nov. 21st) with the Toronto Argonauts and British Columbia Lions playing in the the 92nd Grey Cup game ( won ??-??) --- name a player who has won the Most Valuable Canadian award in a Grey Cup game played from 1995 thru 2004:

10 points: Aldi Henry: Calgary Stampeders - 1991, Vince Danielson: Calgary Stampeders - 1998

5 points: Paul Masotti: Toronto Argonauts - 1997, Mike Morreale: Hamilton Tiger Cats - 1999

Not mentioned: Dave Sapunjis: Calgary Stampeders - 1995, Mike Vanderjagt: Toronto Argonauts - 1996, Sean Millington: British Columbia Lions - 2000, Pat Woodcock: Montreal Alouettes - 2002, Ben Cahoon: Montreal Alouettes - 2003, Jason Clermont: British Columbia Lions - 2004



3) A novel by Danielle Steel which has a title that begins with the letter K or L:

10 points: Kaliedoscope, Lone Angel

5 points: Leap Of Faith (2), Loving (2)

Not mentionned: (The) Kiss, The Klone and I, Lightning, The Long Road Home, Love (Poems)


4) The 2004-2005 National Basketball Association (NBA) season started this past week --- name a NBA team which plays in either the Southeast or Southwest division:

10 points: Atlanta Hawks - Southeast, Washington Wizards - Southeast

5 points: Miami Heat - Southeast (2), Dallas Mavericks- Southwest (2)

Not Mentioned: Southeast: Charlotte Bobcats, Orlando Magic
Southwest: Houston Rockets, Memphis Grizzlies, New Orleans Hornets, San Antonio Spurs

5) Any track on the Love Is The Only Soldier album/CD by Jann Arden:

10 points: Right Road Home, Not Saying Goodbye, Four Feet Deep, Only One, Fighting For The World, When You Left Me

5 points: Everyone got 10 points for this one

Not Mentioned: If You Loved Me, Love Is The Only Soldier, Anna Rebecca, Ruby Red


Results

beaker411: 40 points
justanobody: 40 points
Ozzz2002: 40 points

BbSean: 35 points
Spanishliz: 35 points

CinnamOn: 30 points


Congratulations to beaker411, justanobody & Ozzz2002 who each collect a point for this round.

Thanks for playing everyone!


Edited by ElfTwinkle (Fri Nov 26 2004 07:40 AM)

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#247472 - Fri Nov 26 2004 08:25 AM Re: November Trivia Rounds
LeoDaVinci Offline
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Registered: Fri Mar 23 2001
Posts: 11690
Loc: Ontario Canada
Round 16, Answers:

11 people played this round...

Question I: Name a planet with moons (more than one)...
For 10 points: Uranus
For 5 points: Neptune (2), Jupiter (5), Mars (3)
Not mentioned: Saturn - who has the most moons in our Solar system.

Question II: Name one of Neptune's moons...
For 10 points: Naiad, Nereid, Galatea
For 5 points: Triton (4), Larissa (4)
Not mentioned: Proteus, S/2002 N1-3, Thalassa and Despina
Triton of all the moons has a retrograde orbit (it goes backwards), and must have been a captured asteroid that either bounced into Neptune itself, or crushed one of its original moons.

Question III: Name a non-Russian/Soviet spacecraft to go to Mars...
For 10 points: Viking I, Mars Climate Orbiter, Mariner 6, Mariner 4 and the Exploration Rover Mission (Spirit and Opportunity)
For 5 points: Viking II (2), Mars Pathfinder (3)
Not mentioned: Many, including Mariner 7, launched in 1969 by the Americans, Mariner 9 (1971), Mars Polar Lander (which disappeared when it landed somewhere on Mars), Mars Global Surveyor (which is actually looking for the Mars Polar Lander), and Nozomi, a Japanese satellite to go to Mars.

Question IV: Name a person who has walked on the moon...
For 10 points: Edwin (Buzz) Aldrin - Apollo 11, Charles (Pete) Conrad - Apollo 12, Edgar Mitchell - Apollo 14, David Scott - Apollo 15, Charles Duke - Apollo 16, Harrison (Jack) Schmidt - Apollo 17.
For 5 points: Neil Armstrong - Apollo 11 (3), Alan Bean - Apollo 12 (2)
Not mentioned: Alan Shepard - Apollo 14 (and one of the Mercury pilots), James Irwin - Apollo 15, John Young - Apollo 16, Gene Cernan - Apollo 17
After Apollo 17, the lunar program was abandoned.

Question V: Name a comet that has not broken up...
For 10 points: Machholz, Tucker and Encke.
For 5 points: Halley's Comet (5), Kopff (2)
Most comets orbit the sun from a comet 'cloud' just outside the solar system. The first comet to be accurately predicted was Halley's Comet, but they have been observed for centuries. A comet's tail is actually parts of the comet breaking off and evaporating, and will always point away from the sun (when a comet finishes an orbit, it looks like its going backwards...) and Earth passed through Halley's Comet's tail back in 1910.

The Resuls:
Our winner: ElfTwinkle with 45 points...
The rest:
40 points: Engadine and gatsby722
35 points: beaker411
30 points: cinnamOn, BbSean, Ozzz2002, Julia103 and ChrisSchu
25 points: justanobody
15 points: JaneMarple

Congratulations to ElfTwinkle and thanks for playing. Sorry for the major delay, as I am still without my computer, but felt that it had been too long for not giving the answers.

Have a great week!
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#247473 - Fri Nov 26 2004 10:21 AM Re: November Trivia Rounds
JaneMarple Offline
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Registered: Fri Jan 30 2004
Posts: 14481
Loc: North West of England
DECEMBER ROUNDS
Just to let all the volunteers and the reguler quizsetters know that the December rounds will be cut to MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS FRIDAYS AND SUNDAYS. I don't need any volunteers (so far!) and thank you for all your help!
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#247474 - Fri Nov 26 2004 01:16 PM Re: November Trivia Rounds
historybowl Offline
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Registered: Thu Oct 21 2004
Posts: 1034
Loc: Missouri, United States
If you need someone to do quizzes after the beginning of the year, I will gladly volunteer. Before then, I can't do it. Just thought you would like to know.

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#247475 - Sat Nov 27 2004 03:32 AM Re: November Trivia Rounds
JaneMarple Offline
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Posts: 14481
Loc: North West of England
ROUND 25 (THURSDAY) IS CLOSED
Answers in five minutes!
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#247476 - Sat Nov 27 2004 03:41 AM Re: November Trivia Rounds
JaneMarple Offline
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ANSWERS
NINE people took part
Q1 - One of the seven deadly sins
For ten points:
Pride, Lust,
For five points:
Sloth (3), Envy (2), Gluttony (2),
Not mentioned:
Lechery
Anger

Q2 - One of the gifts that "My True Love" sent to me on the twelve days of Christmas
For ten points:
six geese a laying, four calling birds,
For five points:
Eight Maids a milking (3) Seven swans a swimming (2), eleven pipers piping (2),
Not mentioned:
1 Partridge in a pear tree
2 Turtle doves
3 French hens
5 Gold rings
9 Ladies dancing
10 Lords a leaping
12 Drummers drumming

Q3 - A planet in the solar system
For ten points:
Venus, Neptune, Uranus,
For five points:
Mercury (3), Earth (3),
Not mentioned:
Sun
Jupiter
Saturn
Mars

Q4 - A sign of the zodiac
For ten points:
Pisces, Virgo, Aquarius, Cancer,
For five points:
Sagittarius (3), Taurus (2),
Not mentioned:
Aries
Gemini
Leo
Leo
Scorpio
Capricorn

Q5 - A roman numeral!
For ten points:
L, D (500) M (1000) XIV (14), I (1)
For five points:
X (10) (2 people), C (2 people),
Not mentioned:
V and more!

RESULTS
Justanobody - 40
CinnamOm – 40
BbSean – 40

Julia – 35
Helen295 – 35
Kuu – 35
Gatsby725 – 35
ElfTwinkle – 25
Exit10 - 25
Thank you everybody!
scores updated as I made a BIG mistake!


Edited by JaneMarple (Sun Nov 28 2004 10:50 AM)
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#247477 - Sun Nov 28 2004 06:26 AM Re: November Trivia Rounds
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Posts: 4253
Loc: Brisbane Queensland Australia

Round 28 (Sunday 28 November)

Name:
1. A type of Coca Cola.
2. A famous building designed by Sir Christopher Wren.
3. A garden tool beginning with the letter 's'.
4. A type of cancer.
5. A word for 'please' in a language other than English.

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#247478 - Sun Nov 28 2004 05:31 PM Re: November Trivia Rounds
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Posts: 3609
Loc: Sth East Qld Australia      
I'll close round 26 when I get home this evening (approx. 9 hours) as that's where I've left the answers! lol!
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#247479 - Sun Nov 28 2004 11:26 PM Re: November Trivia Rounds
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Registered: Wed Jul 10 2002
Posts: 14926
Loc: Crazy Canuck   
Round 29: Mon. Nov. 29th

Quote:

Name:


1) An animal whose name begins with a letter M thru Z that Snoopy has, "appeared as, imagined himself to be, or played the role of" in the comic strip Peanuts:


2) A Canadian Prime Minister who was NOT born in Canada:


3) A novel by Danielle Steel which has a title that begins with the letter M, N or O:

4) The full name (ie include the team's nickname) of a NBA team, which plays in either the Central or Northwest division (example: Toronto Raptors - which is an NBA team that does not play in either of the divisions asked for in this round):


5) Any album/CD released by Bruce Cockburn after 1995 :





Have fun!

This Round will close Wednesday morning.

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#247480 - Mon Nov 29 2004 01:18 AM Re: November Trivia Rounds
kevinatilusa Offline
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Registered: Fri May 17 2002
Posts: 365
Loc: California USA       
And now for a (rather late) round 27:

Give

1: An actor who has played the President of the United States on film.
2: An element from the first column of the periodic table (Alkali metals)
3: A nickname of a French King named Louis (so if I had asked about Charles, "The Bald" would be acceptable as Charles II is also known as "Charles the Bald")
4: One of Shakespeare's tragedy plays.
5: A Political Party having at least one seat in Australia's parliament (not counting independents). Either the Senate or the House is fine here.

The round will close in about 48 hours.

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#247481 - Mon Nov 29 2004 11:02 PM Re: November Trivia Rounds
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Posts: 11690
Loc: Ontario Canada
Quote:


Round XXX - The LAST Tuesday Questions for a while

Tuesday November 30th.


Remembering the good old days when the San Francisco 49ers were the team to beat in the NFL led me to write these questions... This season they are 1-10, and hopefully they do badly enough to get the first round draft pick...

The questions:

Question I: Name a San Francisco 49er that has had his jersey retired...
Question II: Name a rookie drafted first by the 49ers in the 1980's...
(for instance, in 1996, the first player drated was Israel Ifeyani, although he was picked only in the second round...)
Question III: Name a year in which the 49ers won a Superbowl
Question IV: Name one of the top 7 scoring leaders all-time for the 49ers...
Question V:Name a member of the 1992 49ers players that was selected for the Pro-Bowl...
(1992 means 1992 season, that ended in 1993)


For a bonus 5 points:
What are the San Francisco 49ers named for?

Good luck to all!




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#247482 - Tue Nov 30 2004 02:21 AM Re: November Trivia Rounds
Engadine Offline
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Posts: 3609
Loc: Sth East Qld Australia      
Answers to Trivia Round 26 (sorry I'm late . . .)

1. ‘The Celibate Rifles’ have released sixteen albums. Name one recorded only in Sydney and released prior to 1990. ‘The Celibate Rifles’ current line up is; Damien Lovelock Vocals, Kent Steedman Guitar, Dave Morris Guitar, Paul Larsen Drums, and Mikey Couvret Bass. ‘The Celibate Rifles’ were formed in 1978 by friends at a suburban Sydney high school. Their first full album "Sideroxylon" was released in April 1983 by HOT Records, showcasing eleven original songs.

10 Points Quintessentially Yours, Mina Mina Mina, Blind Ear, The Turgid Miasma Of Existence

5 Points Sideroxylon

Not Mentioned The Celibate Rifles (aka 5 Languages)

2. Name one of the top ten male tennis players in the world as at November 2004 according to ATP rankings.
1st R Federer
2nd A Roddick
3rd L Hewitt
4th M Safin
5th C Moya
6th T Henman
7th G Coria
8th A Agassi
9th D Nalbandian
10th G Gaudio

10 Points Guillermo Coria, Lleyton Hewitt

5 Points David Nalbandian

Not Mentioned As Above

Not Allowed Joachim Johansson

3. Name a novel in the ‘Scobie Malone’ series written by Jon Cleary and the year it was published. The author of fifty novels, Jon Stephen Cleary was born in 1917. His most recent stories have featured likeable family man Detective Scobie Malone. In 1995 he was awarded the Inaugural Ned Kelly Award for his lifetime contribution to crime fiction in Australia.


10 Points Helga's Web (1970), Pride's Harvest (1991), Bleak Spring (1994), The Bear Pit (2001)

5 Points Dilemma (2000)

Not Mentioned The High Commissioner (1966), Ransom (1973), Dragons at the Party (1987), Now and Then, Amen (1988), Babylon South (1989), Murder Song (1990), Dark Summer (1992), Autumn Maze (1994), Winter Chill (1995), A Different Turf (1996), 14. Endpeace (1997), 15. Five Ring Circus (1998), Yesterday's Shadow (2001), The Easy Sin (2002)

4. Name a place in Queensland, Australia, beginning with the letter ‘Y‘ with its own postcode.

10 Points Yatala 4207, Yelarbon 4388, Yungaburra 4872, Yandilla 4352

Not Mentioned Yaamba 4704, Yabulu 4818, Yagaburne 4390, Yaleron 4702, Yamanto 4905, Yandaron 4673, Yandarlo 4478, Yandina 4561, Yangan 4371, Yaraka 4702, Yargullen 4401, Yaroomba 4572, Yarrabah 4871, Yarraman 4614, Yarranlea 4356, Yarrol 4630, Yarwun 4694, Yeerongpilly 4105, Yenda 4625, Yengarie 4650, Yeppoon 4703, Yeronga 4104, Yimbun 4313, Yowah 4490, Yugar 4520, Yulabilla 4416, Yuleba 4427

Not Allowed Yamison - it's part of an area (Yamison-Rangemore), but does not have it's own postcode!

5. Name a Prime Minister of Australia who was born in Sydney (there are five).

10 Points Harold Edward Holt

5 Points Sir Edmund Barton, Sir William McMahon

Not Mentioned John Winston Howard, Paul John Keating

And the Winner for Round 26 is . . .

Justanobody . . . 45 Points . . . Congrats!


Kuu - 40
ElfTwinkle, BbSean - 35
JaneMarple - 30
Gatsby - 25


Thanks all for playing . . .
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#247483 - Wed Dec 01 2004 02:53 AM Re: November Trivia Rounds
kevinatilusa Offline
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Posts: 365
Loc: California USA       
Round 27 is now closed. Results to follow...

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#247484 - Wed Dec 01 2004 04:02 AM Re: November Trivia Rounds
kevinatilusa Offline
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Seven People participated this round.

1: An Actor Who Played the President of the U.S. on Film

10: Harrison Ford ("Air Force One"), Anthony Hopkins ("Nixon"), Christopher Macdonald ("Spy Kids 2"), Martin Sheen ("Family Attraction"), Jack Young ("Yankee Doodle Dandy").

5: John Travolta ("Primary Colors", 2 people)

Jack Young's appearance as FDR in 1942 was the first time anyone ever dared portray a living (let alone a sitting) U.S. President.

2: An Element from the 1st column of the Periodic Table

10: Lithium, Potassium
5: Hydrogen (2), Sodium (3)
Not mentioned: Cesium, Francium, Rubidium

Although Hydrogen is typically placed in the first column, in some ways it has more in common with the 2nd to last column (the halogens) than the elements in its own group. However, if you put hydrogen under so much pressure that it becomes a solid, it will tend to behave like a metal. It is quite possible that metallic hydrogen lies at the center of gas giant planets like Jupiter and Saturn.

3: A Nickname of a French King Louis
10: The Fat (Louis VI), The Pious (Louis I)
5: The Sun King (Louis XIV, 4 people)
Not mentioned (in roughly chronological order, and probably not a complete list): The Stammerer, The Indolent, The Younger, The Lion, St. Louis, The Stubborn, The Spider King, The Father of His People, The Well-Beloved (twice), The Beloved.
There was one answer which was not accepted.

I'm not sure if the last few French Kings really were that much better than their predecessors or if they just exerted tighter controls on those writing about them. Thejazzkickazz has a quiz on some other rather unfortunate Royal Nicknames

4. A Shakespearean Tragedy

10: King Lear, Macbeth, Othello
5: Hamlet (2), Timon of Athens (2)
Not mentioned: Several, most notably Romeo and Juliet

5: A Party in the Australian Parliament

10: Family First, Country Liberal
5: Australian Labor (2), Australian Greens (2)
One person chose not to answer

Parties not mentioned include the Democrats, the Nationals, and the main branch of the Liberal Party, the latter two of which lead the government in coalition with the one representative of the Country Liberals.

Total Scores:
40: BbSean, ElfTwinkle, Ozzz2002
35: beaker411, justanobody
30: Julia103
15: JaneMarple

Congrats to BbSean, ElfTwinkle, and Ozzz2002 and thanks everybody who participated!


Edited by kevinatilusa (Wed Dec 01 2004 04:21 AM)

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#247485 - Wed Dec 01 2004 08:07 AM Re: November Trivia Rounds
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Round 29 is now closed --- answers later today.

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