Thursday’s quiz

1. What are the two knitting patterns named after an Irish and a Scottish island?

2. Who said: “Give a girl an education and introduce her properly into the world, and ten to one but she has the means of settling well, without further expense to anybody.”?

3. Who is the mayor of Dunedin?

4. It’s cochon in French; cerdo in Spanish and poaka in Maori what is it in English?

5. What is the capital of Ecuador?


7 Responses to Thursday’s quiz

  1. Wally Anchor says:

    1. Aran (at the mouth of Galway Bay) and Fair Isle ( in the Shetland Islands).

    2. Jane Austen through the character of Mrs Norris in Mansfield Park.

    3. Dave Cull.

    4. Pig.

    5. Quito.

  2. Andrei says:

    (1)Fair Isle and um er dunno …..
    (2)Jane Austin – jeepers Romantic Fiction is a fav of yours?
    (3) ….
    (4) Pig – yummy
    (5) Quito

  3. Paul Tremewan says:

    1 Faire isle.. and another one, not to mention jerseys and guernseys..
    2 Paris Hilton ( This is a guess)
    e Peter Chin
    4 Captain Cooker
    5 Quito

  4. Inventory2 says:

    1) Arran and Fair Isle
    2) No idea
    3) Dave Cull
    4) Pig
    5) Quito

  5. pdm says:

    1. Arran and Fair Isle
    2. Queen Victoria
    3. Pass
    4. Pass
    5. Quito

  6. david winter says:

    1) Fair Isle (with the tricky colours) and Aran (the fisherman’s jerseys). (All that time nodding as my partner explains her latest complex knitting project finally pays off 😉

    2) That sounds like a Jane Austin character (can’t think which though)

    3) Dave Cull

    4) Pig

    5) Quito

  7. gravedodger says:

    Late entry, been frustratingly close to civilisation sans net access.
    1 Arran and Fair Isle,
    2 Jane Austen,
    3 Dave Cull, used to do a diy on NZ TV,
    4 Pig,
    5 Quito

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