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#263119 - Fri Apr 22 2005 01:54 PM Re: April Trivia Rounds
ChrisSchu Offline
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Round 20 is now closed. Results shortly!
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#263120 - Fri Apr 22 2005 03:06 PM Re: April Trivia Rounds
ChrisSchu Offline
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Loc: Graham, Texas, USA
Round 20 Results

Twelve people played this round!

Question 1:
Quote:

Name a Team that was first to be eliminated from any season of "The Amazing Race".



For 10 points:
Debra & Steve (Season 4), Avi & Joe (Season 6), Ryan & Chuck (Season 7)

For 5 points:
Deidre & Hillary (Season 2) [3], Gina & Sylvia (Season 3) [2], Dennis & Erica [2]

Not Accepted:
Alison & Donny (2nd to be eliminated on Season 5), "Team Dating" (the Teams are most often referred to by the pair's first names, so that was what I needed)

Not Mentioned:
Matt & Ana (Season 1)

Question 2:
Quote:

Name a Canadian province.



For 10 points:
New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Saskatchewan

For 5 points:
Alberta [2], British Columbia [2], Manitoba [3], Prince Edward Island [2]

Not Mentioned:
Newfoundland and Labrador, Ontario, Quebec

Question 3:
Quote:

Name someone who appears on any U.S. coin.



For 10 points:
Dwight D. Eisenhower, Benjamin Franklin, Abraham Lincoln, Daniel Boone (for a 1934 commemorative coin), Anna Williams (model for Miss Liberty), Liberty (I did not say it had to be a real person)

For 5 points:
Thomas Jefferson [2], John F. Kennedy [2], Susan B. Anthony [2]

Not mentioned:
Sacajawea, George Washington, among others

Question 4:
Quote:

Name a game that uses dice.



For 10 points:
Backgammon, Clue (Cluedo), Risk, Skunk, Snakes and Ladders, Trivial Pursuit, Yahtzee

For 5 points:
Ludo [2], Monopoly [2]

Not Accepted:
Sorry (uses cards, but no dice)

Question 5:
Quote:

Name a relative of Bart on the TV show "The Simpsons".



For 10 points:
Marge (his mother), Mona (his grandmother on Homer's side)

For 5 points:
Homer (his father), Maggie (his baby sister), Lisa (his sister), Selma Bouvier (his aunt on Marge's side)

Not mentioned:
Patty Bouvier (his other aunt on Marge's side), Abraham Simpson (his grandfaher on Homer's side), among others

Scores:
40: cinnam0n, mugaboo
35: Shrivats, Julia103, littlewoman2
30: SRSTrekker, gatsby722, Ren33, ElfTwinkle, BbSean, brachlaman
25: ozzz2002


Congratulations cinnam0n and mugaboo!

Thanks to everyone for playing!

EDIT: It has come to my attention that I had erroneously marked two answers wrong. The answers and scores are now correct, and I apologize for the inconvenience.


Edited by ChrisSchu (Fri Apr 22 2005 05:20 PM)

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#263121 - Sat Apr 23 2005 10:43 AM Re: April Trivia Rounds
Julia103 Offline
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Registered: Thu May 15 2003
Posts: 683
Loc: Baltimore Maryland USA       
Round 21 is now closed. Results in about six hours.

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#263122 - Sun Apr 24 2005 12:49 AM Re: April Trivia Rounds
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Registered: Wed Jul 10 2002
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Loc: Crazy Canuck   
Trivia Rounds - April: Round 18/April 18th RESULTS: 11 players participated


QUESTION 1
Quote:

Name of a movie released BEFORE 2005/this year starring actor Michael J Fox (Note: movies released in 2005 or later, movies made for TV, and movies that Michael J Fox was either uncredited or just provided the voice for a character will NOT be accepted)




10 points: Class Of 1984, Teen Wolf, Casualties Of War, Doc Hollywood, Bright Lights Big City, Back To The Future, Back To The Future III

5 points: Light Of Day (2), Blue In The Face (2)

Not Mentioned: There were lots more to chose from --- This site gives a list (Note: this list includes the responses which I specified would not be accepted as well)



QUESTION 2
Quote:

A book written by David Suzuki




10 points: The David Suzuki Reader: A Lifetime Of Ideas From A Leading Activist And Thinker, Wisdom Of The Elders: Honouring Sacred Native Visions Of Nature, The Sacred Balance: Rediscovering Our Place In Nature, Looking At Weather, An Introduction To Genetic Analysis, Time To Change, Crises In Japanese Buddhism: Case Of The Otani Sect

5 points: Inventing The Future (2), You Are The Earth: Know The Planet So You Can Make It Better (2)

Not Mentioned: There were many others to choose from as David Suzuki has authored/co-authored at least 40 books



QUESTION 3
Quote:

Title of a song on the album, Reckless (released in 1985) by Bryan Adams




10 points: Summer Of '69, It's Only Love, Somebody, Heaven

5 points: Long Gone (3), Kids Wanna Rock (2), Run To You (2)

Not mentioned: One Night Love Affair, She's Only Happy When She's Dancing, Ain't Gonna Cry



QUESTION 4
Quote:

The Toronto Blue Jays opened the 2005 Major League Baseball season on April 4th with a 5-2 win over the Tampa Bay Devil Rays --- give me the name of a person who was in the starting line-up for the Toronto Blue Jays in their season opening game




10 points: Orlando Hudson (Second Base), Roy Halladay (Pitcher)

5 points: Gregg Zaun (Catcher) (2), Vernon Wells (Center Field) (2), Corey Koskie (Third Base) (2), Frank Cattalanato (Left Field) (2)

Not Accepted: Chris Singleton ---> Chris Singleton did start /play in the game, but I specified in my question someone who was in the starting lineup for the Toronto Blue Jays and Chris Singleton plays for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays

Not Mentioned: Shea Hillenbrand (Designated Hitter), Eric Hinske (First Base), Gabe Gross (Right Field), Russ Adams (Shortstop)

See here for details


QUESTION 5
Quote:

It's mid-April, and it appears that Spring is finally truly here, which means that the mosquitos will soon be here as well --- give me the name of a place in Canada that has a mosquito monument as a roadside attraction (There are at least 4)




10 points: Upsala, Ontario


5 points: Komarno, Manitoba (7), Rainbow Lake, Alberta (aka Mozzy The Mosquito) (3)

Not Mentioned: Nolalu, Ontario

Note: Upsala is about 90 miles west of Thunder Bay, and Nolalu is also in the Thunder Bay area.
One person asked, with their answers, "why would one want a mosquito as a roadside attraction?" --- The Nolalu attraction is found at the Mosquito Speedway/Raceway, and I recall reading somewhere (though I can't find where I saw it now) that Upsala (I think it was Upsala) means mosquito in one of the native/Indian languages.

These are the 4 that I am aware of --- There may be others as well.


Results

BbSean: 45 points
Mugaboo: 45 points
santana2002: 45points

cinnam0n: 35 points
spanishliz: 35 points

Bracklaman: 30 points
gatsby722: 30 points
littlewoman2: 30 points
ozzz2002: 30 points
ren33: 30 points
Shrivats: 30 points


Congratulations to BbSean, Mugaboo and santana2002 who each collect a point for this round.

Thanks for playing everyone!



*edited to adjust scores to include a previously unaccepted answer as valid after a verification link was provided


Edited by ElfTwinkle (Sun Apr 24 2005 11:41 AM)

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#263123 - Sun Apr 24 2005 06:56 AM Re: April Trivia Rounds
Julia103 Offline
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Registered: Thu May 15 2003
Posts: 683
Loc: Baltimore Maryland USA       
Round 21 results:

1. A tragedy by William Shakespeare
10 points:
Timon of Athens, Hamlet, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, Othello
5 points: King Lear (3), Coriolanus (2)
Not mentioned: Antony and Cleopatra, Julius Caesar, Titus Andronicus

2. An oratorio by Georg Frederich Handel
10 points:
Saul, Ode for St. Cecilia’s Day, The Alexander Feast, Theodora
5 points: Jephta (2), Balshazzar (2), The Messiah (2)
Many others were not mentioned, including Israel in Egypt, and Judas Maccabeus.

3. A subcategory in Fun Trivia literature quizzes other than Authors
10 points:
French literature; Non-Fiction, Historical and War; Humor and Satire; Literature by region; Mythology; Religious Literature; Legends, Fables and Fairy Tales; Mystery and Detective Fiction
5 points: Mixed Literature (2)
Not mentioned: Contemporary Literature and Fiction, Science Fiction, Plays, Fantasy, Horror, Literature before 1900, Poetry, Romantic Fiction and Young Adult Fiction

4. A song in the musical “Hairspray”
10 points:
The Big Dollhouse, It Takes Two, Good Morning Baltimore, Miss Baltimore Crabs
5 points: I Can Hear the Bells (2), Run and Tell That (2), The Nicest Kids in Town (2)
Not mentioned: Welcome to the ‘60s; Mama, I’m a Big Girl Now; You Can’t Stop the Beat; Big, Blonde and Beautiful; Without Love: I Know Where I’ve Been: Hairspray: Cooties

5. A major arcana card in a standard tarot deck
10 points: The Sun, The Fool, The Moon, The Hermit
5 points: The Chariot (2), The Hierophant (2), The Tower (2)
Not mentioned: The Magician, The High Priestess, The Emperor, The Empress, The Lovers, Justice, Wheel of Fortune, Strength, Hanged Man, Death, Temperance, The Devil, The Star, Judgement, and The World

BbSean 50
Santana2002 45
Ozzz2002 45
Gatsby722 45
Shrivats 40
ElfTwinkle 40
Mugaboo 30
Kuu 30
Cinnam0n 30
Bracklaman 25


One point to BbSean, and thanks to everyone for playing!

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#263124 - Sun Apr 24 2005 07:23 AM Re: April Trivia Rounds
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Registered: Fri Sep 28 2001
Posts: 4253
Loc: Brisbane Queensland Australia
Round 24 (Sunday 24 April)

1. Name a character from Charles Dickens' 'Oliver Twist'.
2. Name an actor who has played the part of Dr Who.
3. Name a tree which has only three letters.
4. Name one of the nine finalists from the Australian television show 'The X Factor'. (Hint available if required)
5. Name something you would include on your resume.

Round closes in 48 hours.


Edited by Exit10 (Sun Apr 24 2005 08:00 AM)

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#263125 - Sun Apr 24 2005 12:49 PM Re: April Trivia Rounds
LittleWoman2 Offline
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Registered: Wed Aug 11 2004
Posts: 5659
Loc: Alabama USA
Round 22 Results:

Fourteen players this time!

Question 1: Name a county in the state of Georgia that begins with the letter M.

10 points: Marion, Montgomery, Macon, McIntosh
5 points: Mitchell (4), Muscogee (2), Murray (2), Morgan (2)

Not mentioned: McDuffie, Madison, Meriweather, Miller, Milton, Monroe

Question 2: Name one of the eight parts of speech used in English grammar.

10 points: Noun, Verb, Adverb
5 points: Conjunction (3), Adjective (2), Interjection (2), Pronoun (2), Preposition (2)

Question 3: Name a famous person or thing with the initials M.S.

10 points: Michael Sarrazin (actor), Maria Sharapova (tennis player), Mount Sinai, Monty Sunshine (British jazz bandleader), Multiple Sclerosis, Mary Stuart (Queen of Scots), Marge Simpson (cartoon character), Mark Spitz (U.S. Olympic swimmer), Matthew Shepard (murdered in anti-gay hate crime in 1998), Michael Slater (Australian cricketer), M. Subbulakshmi (Indian classical music singer), Michael Smith (there are MANY, but this answer refers to the Canadian Olympic Decathelete)
5 points: Michael Schumaker (Formula 1 racecar driver - 2)

Question 4: Name a movie with a color in its title (the colors black and white are not allowed--neither are movies made for TV).

10 points: I Am Curious (Yellow), Purple Rain, The Green Mile, How Green Was My Valley, The Red Beret, The Color Purple, The Yellow Cab Man, The Scarlet Pimpernel, The Yellow Rose of Texas, Green Dragon, Rose Red
5 points: The Hunt for Red October (2)

Not accepted: Greenmantle - I could not find a movie with this title, neither on imdb.com nor through google.com.

Question 5: Name a celebrity who died in a car accident.

10 points: Jayne Mansfield (actress), Princess Diana, Dan Snyder (hockey player), Tom Mix (actor), Ayrton Senna (Brazilian Formula 1 racecar driver), Neil Bonnett (racecar driver and broadcaster), Alan J. Pakula (movie producer/director), Ian Bannen (actor), Marc Bolan (lead singer of T-Rex band), Tim Horton (hockey player)
5 points: Grace Kelly (actress/princess - 2), James Dean (actor - 2)

Not mentioned: Margaret Mitchell, Dale Earnhardt Sr., Ernie Kovacs, Albert Camus, Jackson Pollock, Steve Allen, Harry Chapin, General George S. Patton, and many others

Scores:

45 points!
LeoDaVinci
Ren33
Julia103
SRSTrekker
Mugaboo


40 points!
Gatsby722
Kuu
ElfTwinkle
Shrivats


35 points!
Santana2002
Engadine


30 points!
Ozzz2002
BbSean
Bracklaman


Thanks for playing, everyone--and congratulations to our top scorers!

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#263126 - Mon Apr 25 2005 07:19 AM Re: April Trivia Rounds
Santana2002 Offline
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Registered: Mon Apr 14 2003
Posts: 8729
Loc: France
ROUND 25 - MONDAY

Please give me:

1) A day of the week which has no single-word anagram of all it's letters. (There are 6 of these )
2) A NATIONAL newspaper of Ireland (Republic) (not a regional paper please)
3) Some form of recording music (LPs, CDs etc)
4) A part/element of the Great Highland Bagpipe
5) Something the dentist might do to your teeth
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#263127 - Tue Apr 26 2005 01:27 AM Re: April Trivia Rounds
kevinatilusa Offline
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Registered: Fri May 17 2002
Posts: 365
Loc: California USA       
For those of you who have been counting on your fingers and getting confused, I was sick this past weekend and didn't get a chance to get round 23 up. It'll come up either later tonight or tomorrow. Sorry about this!

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#263128 - Tue Apr 26 2005 02:23 AM Re: April Trivia Rounds
JaneMarple Offline
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Registered: Fri Jan 30 2004
Posts: 14480
Loc: North West of England
Doing a double this week and next week...Tuesday and Thursday...so this round will close, as I open Thursdays!
Tuesday 26th
1. A instrument in the string quarter of a orchestra
2. One of the twelve gifts in “The twelve days of Christmas” which is a animal.
3. One of the first ten books in the Old Testament
4. A special anniversary (for example pearl = 30 years) Pearl is now not allowed!
5. A word used in the phonetic alphabet (for example – A for Alpha) to the letter M
Just clarifling q2!


Edited by JaneMarple (Tue Apr 26 2005 10:21 AM)

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#263129 - Tue Apr 26 2005 04:51 AM Re: April Trivia Rounds
Exit10 Offline


Registered: Fri Sep 28 2001
Posts: 4253
Loc: Brisbane Queensland Australia
EXTRA! EXTRA! Read all about it!

Round 24 closing soon. Results posted in a couple of hours.

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#263130 - Tue Apr 26 2005 06:55 PM Re: April Trivia Rounds
Exit10 Offline


Registered: Fri Sep 28 2001
Posts: 4253
Loc: Brisbane Queensland Australia
Round 24 Results - Total players 11

1. Name a character from Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist.

10 Points: Noah Claypole, Nancy, Elizabeth Leeford, Mr. Bumble, Monks, Mr. Sowerberry, Mrs. Sowerberry, Oliver Twist, Rose Maylie
5 Points: Mr. Brownlow (2)

Not mentioned - a lot of minor characters, but surprisingly Bill Sikes, Fagin and the Artful Dodger didn't rate a mention.

2. Name an actor who has played the part of Dr Who.

10 Points: Tom Baker, Peter Cushing, Paul Frees (1967 US version)
5 Points: Patrick Troughton (2), Jon Pertwee (4), Christopher Eccleston (2)

Not mentioned: William Hartnell, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy, Paul McGann, and I would have accepted the upcoming Dr Who, David Tennant.

3. Name a tree with only three letters.

10 Points: fig, gum, fir, elm
5 Points: ash (5), yew (2)

Not mentioned: oak, box and at a pinch, tea tree

4. Name one of the final nine contestants on the Australian television program ‘The X Factor’.

10 Points: Random, Vincent Harder, Gemma Purdy
5 Points: Roslynn Mahe (2), Russell Gooley (3)

Not mentioned: The Brothership, Janie Schrapnel, Jacob Butler, Kaya

Not allowed: Kate Ceberano (she is a judge), Casey Donovan was the winner of Australian Idol and Steve Brookstein was the winner of the UK X factor.

5. Something you would include on your resume.

- Perhaps I should have said 'must' include rather than would, thereby making it more prescriptive. Some of the answers are optional and under the Equal Opportunity Act (or equivalent) not required to be stated.

10 Points: Hobbies and interests, previous job experience, linguistic proficiency, name, phone number, age, nationality, signature
5 Points: Education (3)

Apart from education, previous experience, name and phone number and possibly signature (depending on the sort of resume) the rest aren't required and in the case of age and nationality may even go against you. Of course, hobbies and interests are always good to add and linguistic proficiency is a big bonus.

Scores:
45 Leo, Cinnam0n
40 ren, elftwinkle, bracklaman
35 Mugaboo
30 Santana, Julia, Shrivats, JaneMarple, Gats

Congratulations to Leo and Cinnam0n and thanks for playing.

Edited to take account of mucking up some scores.


Edited by Exit10 (Tue Apr 26 2005 11:09 PM)

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#263131 - Tue Apr 26 2005 08:48 PM Re: April Trivia Rounds
kevinatilusa Offline
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Registered: Fri May 17 2002
Posts: 365
Loc: California USA       
And here's the belated round 23:

Please give:

1. A U.S. State Capital containing two or more words.
2. A musical instrument in a standard "wind quintet"
3. A British Prime Minister who spent at least as much time (total) in that office as Tony Blair has so far.
4. A Nation whose flag contains at least 5 stars.
5. One of Rudyard Kipling's "Just So Stories"

This round will close in about 48 hours or so. Again, sorry for being so late!

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#263132 - Wed Apr 27 2005 12:33 AM Re: April Trivia Rounds
Kuu Offline
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Registered: Mon Jun 03 2002
Posts: 1037
Loc: Hobart Tasmania Australia     
Round 27 questions

1) A close relative, living or dead, of Lord Richard Attenborough (as close relative I will accept his parents, wife, brothers, children and grandchildren)

2) A species of skunk

3) Something you might do with, or do to, or have done to your nose

4) A state of the USA that is named after a person (this does NOT include a tribe of people)

4) Any actor who appeared in 6 episodes or more of "Get Smart"

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#263133 - Wed Apr 27 2005 02:28 AM Re: April Trivia Rounds
Gatsby722 Offline
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Registered: Fri May 18 2001
Posts: 123698
Loc: Canton
Ohio USA    
I'm going to do Round 28 early. Just filling in (Too early, I know - but just getting on top of things when I can.). Trust this --- You'll get sick of me quick as I happily get to do another one tomorrow.

Round 28!

1. Cedar Point (in Sandusky, Ohio) is called the "Roller Coaster Capital Of The World". Name one of those coasters that is there.

2. Name an ingredient used in Moussaka

3. What is a song that Karen Carpenter sang?

4. Something you will be buying your Mom on "Mother's Day", whether she's still here or not.

5. Name a top 10 TV Show, according to Nielsen ratings, on cable, from the time 4-4-'05 to 4-10-'05. There are really just four, what with ties and such.

Helping links are available. Just ask (especially on that last one).

Have fun!


Edited by gatsby722 (Wed Apr 27 2005 10:19 AM)
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#263134 - Wed Apr 27 2005 10:16 AM Re: April Trivia Rounds
Gatsby722 Offline
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Registered: Fri May 18 2001
Posts: 123698
Loc: Canton
Ohio USA    
Whoops! Everybody (save one) is having a bit of a dilemma on Qu 5 in Round 28. So, I'll offer this:

www.nielsenmedia.com/ratings/cable_programs.html

Several of you really seem to like "Desperate Housewives" - and it ain't right .
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#263135 - Wed Apr 27 2005 11:01 AM Re: April Trivia Rounds
JaneMarple Offline
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Registered: Fri Jan 30 2004
Posts: 14480
Loc: North West of England
hoping everybody is good for May...let me know any problems
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#263136 - Thu Apr 28 2005 01:48 AM Re: April Trivia Rounds
JaneMarple Offline
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Registered: Fri Jan 30 2004
Posts: 14480
Loc: North West of England
Round 26 is now closed! Also could somebody possibly share with Gatsby and Ozzz in May?
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#263137 - Thu Apr 28 2005 02:26 AM Re: April Trivia Rounds
JaneMarple Offline
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Registered: Fri Jan 30 2004
Posts: 14480
Loc: North West of England
1. A instrument in the string quarter of a orchestra
For ten points:
Double Bass,
For five points:
Cello (4) , Viola (3), Harp (2), Violin (2),

2. One of the twelve gifts in “The twelve days of Christmas” which is a animal.
For ten points:
Turtle doves, Goose,
For five points:
Swans (3), Colley (Calling) Birds (4) , French Hens (2) , Partridge (2)

3. One of the first ten chapters in the Old Testament
For ten points:
Leviticus, Joshua, Ruth, Judges
For five points:
Genesis (4), Numbers, (2) Exodus (2),
Not mentioned
Deuteronomy
Samuel I
Samuel II
Not allowed
Matthew (in the New Testament)

4. A special anniversary (for example pearl = 30 years)
For ten points:
Tin, China (20) Paper (1) Crystal (15) Ruby (40) Emerald (55) Sapphire (45) Diamond (70) Silver,
For five points:
Coral (35) (2) Golden, (50) (2),
Not mentioned
Ruby (40) and more!

5. A word used in the phonetic alphabet (for example – A for Alpha) to the letter M
For ten points:
Foxtrot, Bravo
For five points:
Mike (2), Echo (4) Lima (2), Juliet (2),
Not mentioned
Charlie
Delta
Golf
Hotel
India
Not allowed
Boy

13 competitors
COMPETITORS
Brackleman – 40
Cinnamon – 35
ElfTwinkle – 35
Gatsby- 35
Julia – 35
Ren – 35
Santana – 35

BbSean – 30
Littlewoman – 30
Mugaboo – 30
Shrivats – 30

Ozzzz – 25
SRSTrekker – 15

Well done Brackleman
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#263138 - Thu Apr 28 2005 05:23 PM Re: April Trivia Rounds
gemini19 Offline
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Registered: Tue Feb 15 2005
Posts: 2399
Loc: Toronto Ontario Canada      
Quote:

Also could somebody possibly share with Gatsby and Ozzz in May?




Do you mean to take one of their days or give them a day?

(I'm just asking 'cause if it is to take one of their days, then I'm up for it if no one else is... it'd probably be nice to have some fresh blood in here, no? )



Edited by gemini19 (Thu Apr 28 2005 09:07 PM)
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#263139 - Thu Apr 28 2005 05:29 PM Re: April Trivia Rounds
Gatsby722 Offline
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Registered: Fri May 18 2001
Posts: 123698
Loc: Canton
Ohio USA    
I mostly think me and ozzz can handle it. But a Gemini in the mix would be great, too .
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#263140 - Thu Apr 28 2005 08:13 PM Re: April Trivia Rounds
Gatsby722 Offline
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Registered: Fri May 18 2001
Posts: 123698
Loc: Canton
Ohio USA    
Here is Round 29, for your viewing/Googling pleasure:

1. Name one of country singer Loretta Lynn's siblings.

2. "Gone With The Wind" won an Oscar for Best Picture (1939). Name another film it was up against in that category that year (there are 9).

3. A female character (not actress) in the newly released "The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy".

4. A monthly bill that needs paid.

5. (Now don't yell at me on this one ) Tell me one of the top 10 Nude Beaches in the USA. And I've never been to any of 'em.

Have fun. Any problems, just ask. There shouldn't be too many glitches on those.


Edited by gatsby722 (Thu Apr 28 2005 08:19 PM)
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#263141 - Thu Apr 28 2005 11:30 PM Re: April Trivia Rounds
kevinatilusa Offline
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Registered: Fri May 17 2002
Posts: 365
Loc: California USA       
Round 23 is now closed, with results making their way up shortly.

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#263142 - Fri Apr 29 2005 12:33 AM Re: April Trivia Rounds
kevinatilusa Offline
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Registered: Fri May 17 2002
Posts: 365
Loc: California USA       
Round 23 Results

12 people participated this round

1. A Multiword U.S. State Capital

10: Baton Rouge, Little Rock, Oklahoma City
5: Carson City, Des Moines, Santa Fe, Saint. Paul (2 apiece)
Not accepted: South Dakota

Also acceptable: Jefferson City, Salt Lake City

2. A Musical Instrument in a Wind Quintet

10: Bassoon, French Horn
5: Clarinet (2), Flute (4), Oboe (4)

Although a French Horn is technically a brass instrument and not a woodwind, it blends surprisingly well with the other instruments in the grouping.

3. A Prime Minister who stuck around at least as long as Tony Blair

10: Henry John Temple (Viscount Palmerston), Henry Pelham, Robert Walpole
5: Robert Banks Jenkinson (Earl of Liverpool) (3), Lord North (2), Margaret Thatcher (2)
Not Accepted: Queen Victoria (Never Prime Minister), Harold Wilson (Blair passed Wilson's combined time in office this February to become Labour's longest serving Prime Minister)

Blair has called an election for May 5, and is widely expected to retain his office and a majority in Parliament.

4. A Nation's Flag with 5 or more stars

10: Australia, Brazil, China, Samoa
5: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Solomon Islands, United States, Venezuela (2 each)
Also acceptible: Quite a few others, including Honduras, Myanmar, and Singapore.

5: A "Just So" Story

10: How the Camel got his Hump, How the First Letter Was Written, How the Leopard got its Spots, The Butterfly that Stamped
5: How the Whale got his Throat, The Beginning of the Armadilloes, The Crab that Played with the Sea, The Elephant's Child (2 each)

The stories can be found online at http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/2781 .

Results:

45: Santana2002
35: Mugaboo
30: Cinnam0n, ElfTwinkle, gatsby722, Julia103, LeoDaVinci, littlewoman2, ozzz2002, Shrivats
25: ren33
20: Kuu

Congrats to Santana2002 and thanks to everybody that participated!

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#263143 - Fri Apr 29 2005 03:31 AM Re: April Trivia Rounds
Kuu Offline
Prolific

Registered: Mon Jun 03 2002
Posts: 1037
Loc: Hobart Tasmania Australia     
Round 27 is closed. Answers up within 2 hours

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