Thursday’s Quiz

While I’m blogging lighter you’re welcome to pose the questions.

Anyone show stumps everyone will win a  virtual batch of White Chocolate Rocky Road.

5 Responses to Thursday’s Quiz

  1. Andrei says:

    From what original language are the following English words derived some have been through several languages we wont be fussy if an intermediate is selected for your answer

    (1) Pajamas

    (2) Algebra

    (3) Magic

    (4) Robot

    (5) Agitprop


  2. J Bloggs says:

    2) Arabic
    3) Greek
    4) Czech
    5) Russian


  3. J Bloggs says:

    1) Which Character made his first appearance for Disney in the 1947 comic “Christmas on Bear Mountain”?

    2) Which 1988 movie starred Bill Murray as Frank Cross?

    3) What is the name of the original character Frank Cross is based on?

    4) When did the story make its original published appearance?

    5) What is your favourite version or adaption of the story?


  4. Teletext says:


    1. Persian or possibly Farsi
    2. Arabic
    3. I’d say Greek as their language has been around longer than Latin
    4. Czech
    5. Russian

    J Bloggs

    1. Donald Duck’s uncle and the duck who loved diving into his money, Scrooge McDuck
    2. Scrooged
    3. Ebenezer Scrooge from A Christmas Carol
    4. 1843
    5. The original story is still the best but who could forget “The Muppets Christmas Carol”


  5. homepaddock says:

    Andrei: 1 – India.
    J. Bloggs – Scrooge McDuck.
    3. Ebenezer Scrooge
    5. The original Dickens is the only one with which I’m familiar.


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