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16-03-2019, 22:02   #1
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The Quiz marque 2

First thread gave us our first full house in O&O, new thread starts here...

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What links Lady Balfour, Mozart and Chopin?
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16-03-2019, 22:08   #2
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Also, I don't think anybody answered:


What went on in a beetling mill?
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16-03-2019, 22:20   #3
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Ah ok then, no one else seems to know, it was beating linen to improve the surface finish.
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Ah ok then, no one else seems to know, it was beating linen to improve the surface finish.
Indeed. There were many of them in Ulster when the linen industry was at it's peak.
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16-03-2019, 22:50   #5
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What links the words

tabby,
charvet,
herringbone,
dobby.
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17-03-2019, 09:54   #6
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What links the words

tabby,
charvet,
herringbone,
dobby.
Two of them, that I know of, are weave patterns.
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You are correct, Srameen, all linked by weaving - patterns/fabrics. Charvet is, funnily enough, a particular weave of fabric that shirts are made from!
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03-04-2019, 20:51   #8
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Right folks, lets get this forum ticking again. Here are half a dozen questions thieved wholesale from a quiz (so I am trusting the answers are correct!) They are not all that difficult but if you answer one and get it right you contribute another question - for each one you get right...

1. Name the French blue cheese made from ewe's milk

2. What was the first phrase recorded by Thomas Edison on his phonograph?

3. What life-saving device did Sir Humphry Davy invent?

4. Lord Admiral Horatio Nelson lost his right arm during which battle?

5. The Book of Kells was written in what language?

6. The mineral galena [pr. "gal-ee-na"] is the chief source of which metal?
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1. Roquefort ???

2. Mary had a little lamb. ??

3. Miners Safety Lamp

4. The Battle of Santa Cruz de Tenerife

5. Latin

6. It yields both Lead and Silver
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03-04-2019, 23:01   #10
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Right on Srameen ... so you owe us six questions...
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Right on Srameen ... so you owe us six questions...
@#$€&#!!!

Leave it with me. I'm going fishing.
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Quick one.


Who wrote Moby Dick?
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What is the largest member of the Deer family?
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What country is the most recent member of the EU?
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Quick one.


Who wrote Moby Dick?
Herman Melville, I think (unless it's a trick question).
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