Thursday’s quiz

You’re invited to pose the questions.

Anyone who stumps everyone will win a virtual vase of camellias.

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4 Responses to Thursday’s quiz

  1. Andrei says:

    (1) What fuel did the Titanic use and what were its propulsion units and how many screws did she have?

    (2) How was the Wahine powered and how many screws did she have?

    (3) What was the business of William Doxford & Sons?

    (4) Where are Harland and Wolff headquartered?

    (5) How does question 4 relate to question 1

  2. Teletext says:

    Andrei, a great group of questions

    1. It was fueled by coal and used a combination of one turbine and two reciprocating steam engines. The reciprocating engines helped reduce the vibrations from the turbine and also improved speed and fuel economy. It had 3 screws.

    2. It had two turbo electric engines and two screws

    3. They were a British shipbuilding and marine engineering company who also made marine diesel engines

    4. They are in the city where my father was born Belfast, Northern Ireland

    5. They were the builders of the Titanic

  3. J Bloggs says:

    1) Who is Disney’s oldest character in continuous use?

    2) Which service had the character in Q.1 as a mascot during WW2?

    3) Which US Government department had Donald Duck listed as an employee, and what was his salary at the time?

    4) Which Disney character started life as “Dippy Dawg”?

    5) How many Disney animated characters have stars on the Hollywood walk of fame, what are their names, and which was the first one to be awarded a star?

  4. Teletext says:

    J Bloggs, another great choice of questions

    1. Pete or Black Pete

    2. US Merchant Marine

    3. US Department of Housing and Urban Development with a salary of $99,999.

    4. Goofy

    5. 5, Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Snow White, Tinkerbell and Winnie the Pooh. Mickey was the first. There are more animated characters with stars but I don’t think that they were originally Disney characters but I’m happy to be corrected

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