Thursday’s quiz

You’re invited to pose the questions.

Anyone who stumps everyone will win a virtual box of cherries.

3 Responses to Thursday’s quiz

  1. Teletext says:

    The Open Championship (British Open) is the oldest golf competition in the world and the oldest Major.

    1. When was it first played and who was the winner?

    2. The first 12 championships were all played at the same course. What was that course and what was “unusual” about it?

    3. Who has won the most Opens and how many did he win?

    4. Four golfers have won 5 Opens, two starting in the 19th century. Who are these 4 golfers?

    5. Who is the only New Zealander to win the Open and why was it the ‘first of it’s kind”?

    6. In 1978, another Kiwi lead the Open with just 3 holes to play but it was his playing partner, Jack Nicklaus, who went on to win. Who was the Kiwi?

    7. In 1995, still another Kiwi was in contention until the last hole when he just missed out on joining the play-off. Who was he?


  2. Andrei says:

    (1) In what book does the word ” Nadsat” appear?

    (2) What does it refer to it in the book?

    (3) From what language was it taken?

    (4) How is it used in the language from which it comes?

    (5) Who wrote the book?


  3. Teletext says:


    1. A Clockwork Orange

    2. It was a fictional language made used by the teenagers

    3. Russian

    4. It is a suffix meaning “teen” or numbers between 13 and 19.

    5. Anthony Burgess who was also a great linguist.


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