QUIZ TIME IN UDON

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Re: QUIZ TIME IN UDON

Post by tamada » December 3, 2022, 5:35 am

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Re: QUIZ TIME IN UDON

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Post by Earnest » December 4, 2022, 1:57 am

Get the answers out, big man, I could crush a grape!
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Post by Laan Yaa Mo » December 4, 2022, 2:20 am

Yeah, I want to see if he knows the answers for Thailand and Cambodia before they were Thai and Khmer.
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Re: QUIZ TIME IN UDON

Post by Whistler » December 4, 2022, 12:46 pm

Whistler wrote:
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marjamlew wrote:
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Quiz time. Former names of countries (please don't be pedantic about borders)

Lots of valid answers, these were the ones I Had in mind

1. Scotland
Caledonia

2. Malawi
Nyasaland

3. Ethiopia
Abyssinia

4. Reunion Island
Bourbon

5. Thailand
Siam

6. Cambodia
Kampuchea

7. Madagascar
Malagasy republic

8. Ghana
The Gold Coast

9. Tonga
The Friendly Isles

10. Hawaii
The Sandwich Islands
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Post by Earnest » December 5, 2022, 12:03 am

Yeah, good 'un. I had a sneaky Google peak at Malawi as I was sure I knew it.

But no.
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Post by Earnest » December 13, 2022, 10:24 pm

Who's next up for the quiz?
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Re: QUIZ TIME IN UDON

Post by Earnest » December 14, 2022, 2:50 am

Don't worry, lads, I'll do it, I have some time.

1 Horology is the study of what?

2 Kabul, Afghanistan is how many hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time?

3 Pheonix, AZ is in what Standard Time and how many hours is it behind Greenwich Mean Time?

4 How many seconds are there in one hour?

5 What year does Marty McFly travel back to in the film, Back to the Future?

6 Who wrote Sci Fi epic, The Time Machine?

7 The Persistence of Memory was painted by whom?

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8 Who is Time magazine's person of the year 2022?

9 Einstein asserts that time is what to your frame of reference?

10 How long would a chap have to spend off the pitch if he's sin binned in Rugby Union?
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Re: QUIZ TIME IN UDON

Post by Whistler » December 14, 2022, 6:42 am

Earnest wrote:
December 14, 2022, 2:50 am
Don't worry, lads, I'll do it, I have some time.

1 Horology is the study of what?

2 Kabul, Afghanistan is how many hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time?

3 Pheonix, AZ is in what Standard Time and how many hours is it behind Greenwich Mean Time?

4 How many seconds are there in one hour?
3600

5 What year does Marty McFly travel back to in the film, Back to the Future?

6 Who wrote Sci Fi epic, The Time Machine?
H G Wells

7 The Persistence of Memory was painted by whom?

Image

8 Who is Time magazine's person of the year 2022?
Zelenski

9 Einstein asserts that time is what to your frame of reference?

10 How long would a chap have to spend off the pitch if he's sin binned in Rugby Union?

10 minutes
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Re: QUIZ TIME IN UDON

Post by tamada » December 14, 2022, 9:41 am

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Re: QUIZ TIME IN UDON

Post by Earnest » December 14, 2022, 2:33 pm

Yes!

Bump. :shock:

1 Horology is the study of what?

2 Kabul, Afghanistan is how many hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time?

3 Pheonix, AZ is in what Standard Time and how many hours is it behind Greenwich Mean Time?

4 How many seconds are there in one hour?

5 What year does Marty McFly travel back to in the film, Back to the Future?

6 Who wrote Sci Fi epic, The Time Machine?

7 The Persistence of Memory was painted by whom?

Image

8 Who is Time magazine's person of the year 2022?

9 Einstein asserts that time is what to your frame of reference?

10 How long would a chap have to spend off the pitch if he's sin binned in Rugby Union?
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Re: QUIZ TIME IN UDON

Post by jackspratt » December 14, 2022, 3:25 pm

1. Clocks

9. The 4th dimension

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Post by Earnest » December 15, 2022, 2:28 am

The 4th dimension? 55! Love it!
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Re: QUIZ TIME IN UDON

Post by marjamlew » December 15, 2022, 6:43 am

Earnest wrote:
December 14, 2022, 2:33 pm
Yes!

Bump. :shock:

1 Horology is the study of what?

2 Kabul, Afghanistan is how many hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time?

3 Pheonix, AZ is in what Standard Time and how many hours is it behind Greenwich Mean Time?

4 How many seconds are there in one hour?
3600
5 What year does Marty McFly travel back to in the film, Back to the Future?

6 Who wrote Sci Fi epic, The Time Machine?

7 The Persistence of Memory was painted by whom?

Image

8 Who is Time magazine's person of the year 2022?

9 Einstein asserts that time is what to your frame of reference?

10 How long would a chap have to spend off the pitch if he's sin binned in Rugby Union?
Bloody hard questions for a simple chalkie, Earn.
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Re: QUIZ TIME IN UDON

Post by Laan Yaa Mo » December 15, 2022, 11:19 am

I think the guy went back to 1956 in that film. Was it H.G. Wells who wrote the Time Machine?
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Re: QUIZ TIME IN UDON

Post by Earnest » December 15, 2022, 2:45 pm

marjamlew wrote:
December 15, 2022, 6:43 am
Bloody hard questions for a simple chalkie, Earn.
What's a Chalkie? I'm thinking of the teacher in the Beano's Bash Street Kids.
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Re: QUIZ TIME IN UDON

Post by marjamlew » December 15, 2022, 3:51 pm

Earnest wrote:
December 15, 2022, 2:45 pm
marjamlew wrote:
December 15, 2022, 6:43 am
Bloody hard questions for a simple chalkie, Earn.
What's a Chalkie? I'm thinking of the teacher in the Beano's Bash Street Kids.
Correct Earn.
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Re: QUIZ TIME IN UDON

Post by jackspratt » December 15, 2022, 7:39 pm

Earnest wrote:
December 15, 2022, 2:28 am
The 4th dimension? 55! Love it!
Oh!

We can take it another step forward - although I am not sure Albert would understand.


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Re: QUIZ TIME IN UDON

Post by Earnest » December 15, 2022, 11:30 pm

1 Horology is the study of what?
Time, clocks, sundials and the like.

2 Kabul, Afghanistan is how many hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time?
4 hours 30 minutes.

3 Pheonix, AZ is in what Standard Time and how many hours is it behind Greenwich Mean Time?
Mountain Standard Time, GMT-7.

4 How many seconds are there in one hour?
3600.

5 What year does Marty McFly travel back to in the film, Back to the Future?
1955.

6 Who wrote Sci Fi epic, The Time Machine?
HG Wells.

7 The Persistence of Memory was painted by whom?
Salvador Dali.

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8 Who is Time magazine's person of the year 2022?
President Zelenskyy.

9 Einstein asserts that time is what to your frame of reference?
Relative.

10 How long would a chap have to spend off the pitch if he's sin binned in Rugby Union?
10 minutes.
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