Monday, 23 February 2015

This Month's Fun Quiz – specially made up for you by moi!


It's the last Monday of the month so it's Quiz time.

It's very low tech – there are just the questions and then underneath each one is the answer – but you shouldn't be able to see it until you highlight that line.  

I hope you find the quiz fun.  There are 10 questions.


1             Portofino is an upmarket resort in which country – Australia, Spain, Portugal or Italy?
   
Italy – even though it sounds like the name of a port from Portugal

2             Who said this?

 
Gandhi

3             Why are New Zealanders known as 'kiwis'?

They are called this after New Zealand's national bird – the kiwi – a flightless bird with brown feathers and a long beak.

4             Who is this?

Dusty Springfield

5             Can you name this food?


It's a tamarillo!  We used to call them tree tomatoes

6             What are these?

Faberge Eggs – aren't they great! 

7             Which famous book had these opening lines?

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to Heaven, we were all going direct the other way.”

A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

8             In which state of the USA will you find Irving?

It's in Texas and is where my fab blog friend Linda from Linda's Life Journal lives.

9             In which country was MASH filmed?

USA – in California

10          Which famous American was born on February 22 in 1732?

George Washington

 

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