Monday’s quiz

1. Name five of the 12 members of OPEC.

2. In which of the arts would you find a cambré, an entrechat and a relevé?

3. Who said: If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts; but if he will be content to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties.” ?

4. It’s primavera in Spanish and Italian, printemps in French and aroaromahana  or   kōanga  in Maori, what is it in English?

5. What’s Bill English’s middle name?

5 Responses to Monday’s quiz

  1. robertguyton says:

    #5 – couldn’t answer for laughing!

    ‘Middle name’!



  2. gravedodger says:

    1 Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Iran, Lybia.
    2 Ballet.
    3 Not sure but as to application, Mr Goff immediately comes to mind.
    4 Spring.
    5 William


  3. Bearhunter says:

    1. Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iraq, Iran, Algeria, Libya, UAE, Venezuela, Nigeria, Qatar, Angola and Ecuador.

    2. Ballet.

    3. Francis Bacon.

    4. Spring (which is exerting a tenuous hold up here in the “winterless” north…)

    5. Double Dipton?



  4. david winter says:

    Wow, this isn’t getting any easier 😉

    1) Well there are a bunch of middle eastern ones:
    Kuwait, Iraq, Iran, Saudi Arabia
    and a few African/Sth American ones:
    Venezuela, Egypt, Nigeria, Liberia.
    (if I can’t even get to 12 guesses I really am in trouble)

    2) Sound like ballet positions to me

    3) I don’t know, but I might start stabbing wildly at the quotes. Avicenna?

    4) It’s spring (which seems to have thoroughly sprung in Dunedin)

    5) I had to google this one, I always think it’s very odd when that happens to people’s names


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