Friday’s answers

May 29, 2015

Thursday’s questions were:

1. Who said: I’m giving him a Useful Pot to Keep Things In, . . and to whom was he giving it?

2. What is an aglet?

3. It’s chose in French, cosa in Italian and Spanish and  mea in Maori, what is it in English?

4. What is a gnomon?

5. What useful thing/s other might not have that you’d put in your ideal kitchen?

Points for answers:

Andrei got four right (right characters in wrong order for #1) and a bonus for extra information.

Tracey got two and J Bloggs got four.

Answers follow the break:

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Thursday’s quiz

May 28, 2015

1. Who said: I’m giving him a Useful Pot to Keep Things In, . . and to whom was he giving it?

2. What is an aglet?

3. It’s chose in French, cosa in Italian and Spanish and  mea in Maori, what is it in English?

4. What is a gnomon?

5. What useful thing/s other might not have that you’d put in your ideal kitchen?


Friday’s answers

May 22, 2015

Thursday’s questions were:

1. Which character in which book by which author said: “Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pound ought and six, result misery. ?

2. What song in which musical starts:

“Dear God, you made many, many poor people.
I realize, of course, that it’s no shame to be poor.
But it’s no great honor either!
So, what would have been so terrible if I had a small fortune?”

3. It’s too easy in French, preventivo in Italian, presuepuesto in Spanish and putea in Maori, what is it in English?

4. Who was Finance Minister when Bill English was Treasurer and under which Prime Minister were they serving?

5. If you the Finance Minister offered to implement a policy for you, what would it be?

Points for answers:

Andrei got 4 1/2 – #4 had two parts.

J Bloggs wins an electronic jelly sponge with five right (though I don’t agree with the universal allowance).

Grant got four (would have been five if you’d stopped at budget for #3.

PDM got one.

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Thursday’s quiz

May 21, 2015

1. Which character in which book by which author said: “Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pound ought and six, result misery. ?

2. What song in which musical starts:

“Dear God, you made many, many poor people.
I realize, of course, that it’s no shame to be poor.
But it’s no great honor either!
So, what would have been so terrible if I had a small fortune?”

3. It’s too easy in French, preventivo in Italian, presuepuesto in Spanish and putea in Maori, what is it in English?

4. Who was Finance Minister when Bill English was Treasurer and under which Prime Minister were they serving?

5. If the Finance Minister offered to implement one policy for you, what would it be?


Do you recognise these?

May 16, 2015

Do you recognise these outdated objects?

I got only 7/12.


Friday’s answers

May 15, 2015

Andrei and  J Bloggs posed the questions for which they get my thanks and a virtual batch of shortbread if they managed to stump us all.

It can be collected by leaving the answers below.


Thursday’s quiz

May 14, 2015

It’s your turn to pose the questions again.

You don’t need to follow my five question formula.

Anyone who trumps everyone will win a virtual batch of shortbread.


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