Inside Letchworth Garden City - March 2021 - Flipbook - Page 25
AND JUST FOR FUN, SOME QUESTIONS FROM A TRICKY QUIZ.
Which is heavier : a pound of gold or a pound of lead ?
13 How can Real Fun be made into a sad occasion ?
14 Which is the odd one out; cucumber, lettuce, tomato,
celery, onion, carrot.
What does the ‘C’ stand for, on a French washbasin ?
What colour is a peacock’s egg ?
15 How close is Hawaii to the USA at their nearest points ?
Which is correct ; the yolk of an egg IS white or the yolk
of an egg ARE white ?
16 What colour are the feathers on a Bombay Duck ?
17 What tax was introduced in England, in 1535, under
Henry VIII ?
What was the highest mountain in the world before
Mount Everest was discovered ?
18 What variety of birds are the Canary Islands named
What is the difference between the two temperatures
: minus 40 degrees Celsius and minus 40 degrees
Competition questions and answers supplied by local quiz enthusiast, David Lewis
What does the ‘S’ stand for in the name of U.S.
president Harry S Truman ?
19 Why is the word ‘gullible’ not in a modern English
What would happen if you drank two pints of
Dihydrogen Monoxide every day ?
20 If there are six apples in a bowl and you take away four,
how many do you have?
21 What is the only time Friday comes before Thursday?
Freddie and Dexter were born on exactly the same day,
month and year, have the same parents but are not
twins. Why ?
22 What is the most poisonous snake in the world ?
10 Name three consecutive days without using the words
Wednesday, Friday or Sunday.
23 What word in this sentence is misspelled ?
11 What is regarded as the fourth emergency service
when dialling 999 or 112 ?
24 Convert 241217.524881 into a 1965 Byrds song title.
12 David’s birthday is on 21st February, so why does he
celebrate his birthday in the summer ?
25 Who ran the first four-minute mile ?
(ANSWERS IN THE NEXT EDITION.)