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Worlds Easiest Test

necroeire Apr 25, 2006

  1. necroeire

    necroeire Active Member

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    (Passing requires 4 correct answers)

    1) How long did the Hundred Years War last?
    2) Which country makes Panama hats?
    3) From which animal do we get catgut?
    4) In which month do Russians celebrate the October Revolution?
    5) What is a camel's hair brush made of?
    6) The Canary Islands in the Pacific are named after what animal?
    7) What was King George VI's first name?
    8) What colour is a purple finch?
    9) Where are Chinese gooseberries from?
    10) What is the color of the black box in a commercial airplane?

    All done? Answers will be posted later on.
     
  2. nickel101

    nickel101 Member

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  3. RichA3Turbo

    RichA3Turbo ...Watching you! Staff Member Moderator

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    1) 116
    2) Ecuador
    3) Sheep/goat
    4) October *
    5) A selection of animals...not a camel though!
    6) African Tribe
    7) Albert
    8) Red(ish)
    9) New Zealand
    10) Red! - Black would be a bit silly really wouldnt it!

    Do i win?!

    (im borreeedd!!)
     
  4. necroeire

    necroeire Active Member

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    Almost Rich,
    Wrong on no's
    3, 4, 5, 6, 8 and 10.
     
  5. Beerzo

    Beerzo Masa'warty 3200... Talk To Me!

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    The Canary Islands are named after the wild dogs that used to live there i am sure. Had an island tour there a few years ago and thats what the guide said. Common misconception that its about little birds.
     
  6. RichA3Turbo

    RichA3Turbo ...Watching you! Staff Member Moderator

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    Almost Rich,
    Wrong on no's
    3, 4, 5, 6, 8 and 10.

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    3 is correct,
    number 3

    4 probably wrong,

    5 is correct,
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    The term camel hair is very misleading. Camel hair brushes actually consist of various inexpensive hair types like Asian pony, bear, sheep or lesser grade squirrel hair. There is not a single hair from a real camel in a camel hair brush.


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    6 is correct...but debatable

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    The name derives probably from a north African tribe (the Canarii) or possibly the Latin term Insularia Canaria meaning Island of the Dogs

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    8 is correct,

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    And 10 is correct:
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  7. necroeire

    necroeire Active Member

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    1) How long did the Hundred Years War last?
    *116 years

    2) Which country makes Panama hats?
    *Ecuador

    3) From which animal do we get cat gut?
    *Sheep and Horses

    4) In which month do Russians celebrate the October Revolution?
    *November

    5) What is a camel's hair brush made of?
    *Squirrel fur

    6) The Canary Islands in the Pacific are named after what animal?
    *Dogs

    7) What was King George VI's first name?
    *Albert

    8) What colour is a purple finch?
    *Crimson

    9) Where are Chinese gooseberries from?
    *New Zealand

    10) What is the color of the black box in a commercial airplane?
    *Orange.
     
  8. TDI-line

    TDI-line Uber Post Whore Team Floret Silver quattro Audi A3 Black Edition TDi

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    Very interesting.
     
  9. dgannon69

    dgannon69 Member

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    ermmm, i'm really glad i didnt post my answers... :-/ haha
     
  10. nervus

    nervus Well-Known Member

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    Aren't the Canary islands in the erm ATLANTIC ocean???
     
  11. RichA3Turbo

    RichA3Turbo ...Watching you! Staff Member Moderator

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    Aren't the Canary islands in the erm ATLANTIC ocean???

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    Yep.. they are
     
  12. Beerzo

    Beerzo Masa'warty 3200... Talk To Me!

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    Aren't the Canary islands in the erm ATLANTIC ocean???

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    "Whats your point Caller?" /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/confused.gif /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
  13. nervus

    nervus Well-Known Member

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    [ QUOTE ]
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    Aren't the Canary islands in the erm ATLANTIC ocean???

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    "Whats your point Caller?" /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/confused.gif /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif

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    Well the question asks what are the Canary Islands in the Pacific Ocean called so I think you will find the Canary's in the Atlantic were indeed named after Dogs, but im unsure what the canary's in the pacific are called as they are yet to be found. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/tongue.gif
     
  14. Beerzo

    Beerzo Masa'warty 3200... Talk To Me!

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    Good point never realised the ocean bit. Deffo in the Atalantic. Unless the pacific ones are where Tracey Island is and that way we will never find them.

    (For those who are too young to remember Tracy Island is where the Thunderbirds lived.)
     
  15. fasteddie

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    crimson, you being a bit hard marking redish down aren't you /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif
     

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