March 02, 2004

World's Easiest Quiz

(answers in the extended entry)

1. How long did the Hundred Years War last?

2. Which country makes Panama hats?

3. From which animal do we get catgut?

4. In which month do Russians celebrate the October Revolution?

5. What is a camel's hair brush made of?

6. The Canary Islands in the Pacific are named after what animal?

7. What was King George VI's first name?

8. What color is a purple finch?

9. Where are Chinese Gooseberries from?

10. What is the color of the black box in a commercial airplane?

1. 116 years
2. Ecuador
3. Sheep and Horses
4. November
5. Squirrel fur
6. Dogs
7. Albert
8. Crimson
9. New Zealand
10. Orange

Posted by Ted at March 2, 2004 06:44 AM
Category: Square Pegs

Panama Hats aren't made in Panama they are made in Ecuador.

Posted by: The Meatriarchy at March 2, 2004 09:00 AM

Dang, I only got one right (black box).

Posted by: John of Argghhh! at March 2, 2004 10:24 AM

I got the October Revolution right.

Posted by: Mookie at March 2, 2004 03:16 PM

I missed 2, 8, and 9.

What is a gooseberry, anyway?

Posted by: Jennifer at March 2, 2004 04:09 PM

You're in Iowa and don't know what a gooseberry is? When we visited my grandma, we'd get all pincushioned picking gooseberries so she could make us a pie. Mmmmmmmmmm. Pie makes bloody thorn pricks all better.

Posted by: Ted at March 2, 2004 07:33 PM

Jennifer's too good, I only got 4, 9 & 10.

Posted by: Pixy Misa at March 3, 2004 11:14 AM

The marketing people renamed the China Gooseberry. It is now the Kiwifruit.

Posted by: triticale at March 3, 2004 04:51 PM
Post a comment

Remember personal info?

Site Meter