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  • 01-12-2004 11:15pm
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    Registered Users Posts: 7,453 ✭✭✭


    Since this is the Table quiz forum, how about a thread where you ask a table quiz style question, and whoever gets it gets to ask another. Just like all those specific ones, except about anything.

    I'll Start.
    What is the capital of Denmark?


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  • Registered Users Posts: 9,893 ✭✭✭Canis Lupus


    Copenhagen

    Although there is a slight flaw in putting up questions in that all ppl have to do is google it but ya never know.... ppl might just try and stay honest....

    Q: What is the largest type of shark?


  • Registered Users Posts: 15,258 ✭✭✭✭Rabies


    A: Whale Shark

    Q: What is the tallest under water mountain?


  • Registered Users Posts: 17,958 ✭✭✭✭RuggieBear


    Whale shark

    What is the capital of Canada?


  • Registered Users Posts: 17,958 ✭✭✭✭RuggieBear


    Rabies wrote:
    Q: What is the tallest under water mountain?

    Hawaii!?


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,077 ✭✭✭joe.


    mount everest.

    why is there a chocolate thread??


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  • Registered Users Posts: 15,258 ✭✭✭✭Rabies


    A: Because Cloud forgot to take his sanity pills today :confused:


    Q: How far away is the earth from pluto?


  • Registered Users Posts: 2,825 ✭✭✭Healio


    Rabies wrote:
    Q: How far away is the earth from pluto?

    The same distance pluto is from earth?


  • Posts: 0 [Deleted User]


    Rabies wrote:
    A: Because Cloud forgot to take his sanity pills today :confused:


    Q: How far away is the earth from pluto?

    Roughly seven and a half billion kilometers. :cool:

    What does the W stand for in George W Bush? :rolleyes:


  • Moderators, Entertainment Moderators Posts: 17,990 Mod ✭✭✭✭ixoy


    Papa Smut wrote:
    What does the W stand for in George W Bush? :rolleyes:
    Wanker. Too easy? K chenge the N to an L.

    What percentage of the earth's atmosphere is composed of oxygen?


  • Posts: 0 [Deleted User]


    ixoy wrote:
    Wanker. Too easy? K chenge the N to an L.

    What percentage of the earth's atmosphere is composed of oxygen?


    I think its around a fifth... Am I right? Can't be bothered with google. more challenging this way.

    And as were on about google...

    Whats a googol?


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  • Closed Accounts Posts: 374 ✭✭meepmeep


    a number with 100 zeros after it

    (thats how that cheater guy won a million on who wants to be a millionaire)

    Who wrote Les Miserables (the book) ?


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 5,284 ✭✭✭pwd


    victor hugo

    Name a word that contains one consonant only and four vowels only


  • Registered Users Posts: 7,453 ✭✭✭Blisterman


    Adieu
    It's french, but I can't think of anything else.
    What is Marilyn Manson's real name.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 374 ✭✭meepmeep


    Brian......something!

    *resisting urge to google*


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 5,284 ✭✭✭pwd


    heh i was wondering if someone would come up with something foreign! :) Correct, although it's not what I was loooking for :)

    The answer I had in mind was "Queue".


  • Posts: 0 [Deleted User]


    Blisterman wrote:
    Adieu
    It's french, but I can't think of anything else.
    What is Marilyn Manson's real name.

    Ah braindead! :eek: Norma jean.....Grrr


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 374 ✭✭meepmeep


    Papa Smut wrote:
    Ah braindead! :eek: Norma jean.....Grrr

    That would be Marilyn Monroe.......

    The question was Marilyn Manson :D


  • Registered Users Posts: 2,945 ✭✭✭D-Generate


    Blisterman wrote:
    Adieu
    It's french, but I can't think of anything else.
    What is Marilyn Manson's real name.

    I think its Brian Warner but not certain.

    Anyway, before man discovered Mount Everest what was the tallest mountain on Earth?


  • Registered Users Posts: 15,258 ✭✭✭✭Rabies


    A: It was still Mt. Everest


    Q: What is the best selling book in the world?


  • Registered Users Posts: 7,453 ✭✭✭Blisterman


    The Bible
    Or copyrighted, The guiness book of records

    Who were the 3 lead singers of van halen?


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  • Registered Users Posts: 7,453 ✭✭✭Blisterman


    Actually, that's too hard, just name the first 2.


  • Moderators, Entertainment Moderators Posts: 17,990 Mod ✭✭✭✭ixoy


    David Lee Roth and eh.... Van Halen?


  • Posts: 0 [Deleted User]


    Eddie Van Halen (or was that the guitarist?)


  • Posts: 0 [Deleted User]


    Sammy Hagar!


  • Registered Users Posts: 4,010 ✭✭✭besty


    the "w" in george w bush stands for walker.dont think anyone has answered it yet


  • Posts: 0 [Deleted User]


    ixoy wrote:
    Wanker. Too easy? K chenge the N to an L.

    What percentage of the earth's atmosphere is composed of oxygen?
    :)


  • Registered Users Posts: 7,453 ✭✭✭Blisterman


    Ok, next question
    Either papa smut or ixoy, whoever gets there first.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 95 ✭✭L!aM


    Surely people should wait to have comfirmation that they are correct before spouting off more Q's...


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 5,284 ✭✭✭pwd


    Q: Surely people should wait to have comfirmation that they are correct before spouting off more Q's...

    A: ideally yes, but they mightn't be online for a while or even forget about it so in practicality no

    Why did Daniel Defoe change his name, and what was it before he changed it?


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  • Registered Users Posts: 7,453 ✭✭✭Blisterman


    Daniel Foe he added the De to sound fancier.
    I had to google that. Probrbly could have guessed it.

    Name all the movies Kevin Smith has directed, from Clerks to Jersey Girl. (There, gave you 2 already.


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