Quiz 18th August

End of an era, new charity next week and new reader of the questions (due to my relocation to China). However questions 1-20 will still appear here most weeks…

Handout Questions 1-20 handout

Questions 21- 50 including link round (designed with Jemima) questions

Answers answers

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Quiz 9th August

Handout Round : handout aug 9

Questions 21 – 50 : 21-50 aug 9

Answers : answers

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Quiz 2nd August

Handout Round

(comedies, airports, road dingbats and sums of money)

Questions 21-50


Includes link round for 31-40


(For a video showing how q36 links… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=67RDJe7Zuo4)



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26th July

A bit of a literature theme this week so I would have been rubbish…

Questions 1-20 : Handout Round 26 July

Questions 21-50 : Questions 21-50

Answers : answers 26 July

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19th July (apparantly a tough quiz)

Handout Round : Handout Round 1-20

Questions 21 – 50 : Questions 21-50

Answers : Answers

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12th July

Here is an exciting link to an online guide to British earthworms (see Q 41)


Handout Round : 12 July 1-20

Questions 21-50 : 12 July 21-50

Answers : 12 July Answers

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More Quizzes added

using the power of backdating blog posts I have added January Quizzes (11th 18th and 25th)

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21st June

Questions 1 – 20 (Handout) : 1-20 handout 21 jun

Questions 21-50 :21-50 questions 21 jun (including 31-40 “link round”)

Answers : answers 21 jun


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Quiz 14th June

You can read about the “pants lawsuit” here : Pearson_v._Chung

And read about Graham Gooch’s exploits at Stamford bridge : Lighting up Stamford Bridge

On a quiz front a record for the smallest range of scores (10 points seperated 1st from last)

1-20 Handout Round : handout

21 – 50 (including the linked 31-40 round) : 21-50

Answers : handout

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Quiz 7th June

Handout Round (Q1-20):Handout

Q 21-50 :questions 21-50 (including 31-40 link round)

Answers :answers

And here is Obama singing about sincerity: Family Guy

Incidently here is the poem from Q49…

We are going to see the rabbit.
We are going to see the rabbit.
Which rabbit, people say?
Which rabbit , ask the children?
Which rabbit?
The only rabbit,
The only rabbit in England,
Sitting behind a barbed-wire fence
Under the floodlights, neon lights,
Sodium lights,
Nibbling grass
On the only patch of grass
In England, in England
(except the grass by the hoardings
Which doesn’t count.)
We are going to see the rabbit
And we must be there on time.

First we shall go by escalator,
Then we shall go by underground,
And then we shall go by motorway,
And then by helicopterway,
And the last 10 yards we shall have to go
On foot.

And now we are going
All the way to see the rabbit,
We are nearly there,
We are longing to see it,
And so is the crowd
Which is here in thousands
With mounted policemen
And big loudspeakers
And bands and banners,
And everyone has come a long way.

But soon we shall see it
Sitting and nibbling
The blades of grass
In – but something has gone wrong!
Why is everyone so angry,
Why is everyone jostling
And slanging and complaining?

The rabbit has gone,
Yes, the rabbit has gone.
He has actually burrowed down into the earth
And made himself a warren, under the earth,
Despite all these people,
And what shall we do?
What can we do?

It is all a pity, you must be disappointed,
Go home and do something for today,
Go home again, go home for today.
For you cannot hear the rabbit, under the earth,
Remarking rather sadly to himself, by himself,
As he rests in his warren, under the earth:
‘It won’t be long, they are bound to come,
They are bound to come and find me, even here.’

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