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Wednesday, April 26, 2006

Easy Quiz?...

I found the following fun "quiz" over on the discussion board. I think it might come in handy during some rainy day recess...

(No cheating now. Answer first, THEN you can Google for the answers...)

(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 Atlantic Ocean are named after what animal?

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

8) What color is a purple finch?

9) Where are Chinese gooseberries from?

10) What is the color of the black box in a commercial airplane?


tagryn said...

They had question 6 on "Jeopardy" a few weeks back. They're actually named for a breed of dog, not the bird:

Anonymous said...

#2: panama or china? hmmm

Anonymous said...

Answer key:
1) 116 years, from 1337 to 1453.
2) Ecuador
3) Sheep and Horses
4) November. The Russian calendar was 13 days behind ours.
5) Squirrel fur
6) Dog. The Latin name was Insularia Canaria - Island of the Dogs.
7) Albert
8) Crimson
9) New Zealand

"Ms. Cornelius" said...

Awwww, anonymous beat me to it.....