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scran
20th Feb 2004, 06:57
Well - here you go.

Probably not as good as Jolly's normal one, but should keep you all going for a while.

Jolly's normal rules apply. Posted today - answers will be posted Monday (my time). Between now and then - players are only allowed ONE post.


Have Fun! :ok:

UNIVERSAL QUIZ S1

1. Where did the Submarines Skate and Seadragon rendezvous on July 2, 1962, in an undersea first?
1. The North Pole - Duckbutt

2. How many passenger aircraft were blown up by Palestinian hijackers in Jordan in September, 1970?
2. Three- Duckbutt

3. Who was elected to his second five-year term as UN Secretary-General on September 26, 1957?
3. Dag Hammarskjold - Duckbutt

4. What did the North Vietnamese launch on January 39, 1968?
4. The Tet Offensive - Buster

5. What Vietnam War event did Michael Bernhardt refuse to take part in, earning him the 1970 Ethical Humanist Award?
5. The My Lai massacre - Duckbutt

6. What was transferred from 25-year-old Denise Ann Darval to 55-year-old Louis Washansky on December 3, 1967?
6. A heart - Duckbutt

7. What made Triffids valuable, according to the 1951 novel by John Wyndham?
7. Their oil - Woderick

8. What American’s 1972 biography by Charles Ashman was subtitle “The Adventures of Superkraut”?
8. Henry Kissinger’s - Duckbutt

9. What was the first name of Dr Finlay’s housekeeper?
9. Janet - Duckbutt

10. What American said in 1973 “The thought of being president frightens me. I do not think I want the job”?
10. Ronald Reagan - Duckbutt

11. What was the name of the Maxwell family plantation in the Mandingo novels?
11. Falconhurst - Duckbutt

12. What colour dress and hat did Queen Elizabeth wear at Prince Charles’s wedding?
12. Blue - Stockpicker

13. What old soldier died in Washington DC on April 5, 1964?
13. Douglas MacArthur - Duckbutt

14. What New Zealander wrote about his exploits in “High Adventure”?
14. Sir Edmund Hillary - Buster

15. What name was written on the front of Marlo Brando’s leather jacket in “The Wild One”?
15. Johnny - Duckbutt

16. What did Lyndon Johnson appoint one week after John F Kennedy’s assassination?
16. The Warren Commission - Pigboat

17. What size were the boots Neil Armstrong trod the moon in?
17. Nine and a half – Airhead 10

18. What was the Blue Streak that frightened kangaroos in central Australia in 1964?
18. Rockets/Missiles - Duckbutt

19. What European country’s residents won the title of the world’s biggest beer drinkers in 1968?
19. Czechoslovakia’s - Duckbutt

20. What book did Samm Sinclair Baker and Herman Tarnover collaborate on in 1978?
20. The Complete Scarsdale Medical Diet - Stockpicker

21. What book by T Lobsang Rampa was titled after a special kind of Buddhist vision?
21. The Third Eye - Stockpicker

22. What American president said “Hell, Vietnam is just like the Alamo”?
22. Lyndon Johnson - Duckbutt

23. What was Gene Kelly’s occupation in “An American In Paris”?
23. Artist - Duckbutt

24. Who was the British prime minister when Southern Rhodesia declared independence?
24. Harold Wilson - Duckbutt

25. What film brought Ann Margret her first Oscar nomination?
25. Carnal Knowledge - Stockpicker

26. What was the first Western European country to grant full diplomatic recognition to North Vietnam?
Open

27. What British prime minister so disliked his official portrait that his wife destroyed it?
27. Sir Winston Churchill - Duckbutt

28. What TV series was based on Martin Cardin’s novel Cyborg?
28. The Six Million Dollar Man - Buster

29. What country saw Spyros Kyprianou become president on August 31 1977?
29. Cyprus - Duckbutt

30. What Middle Eastern country’s leader issued a belated promise on November 6,
1978, to “make up for past mistakes”?
30. Iran - Stockpicker

31. Who failed to win a best actor Oscar in spite of being nominated six times between 1953 and 1977?
31. Richard Burton - Stockpicker

32. What was the age for compulsory military training when it was introduced into Australia in 1964?
32. Twenty – Ascend Charlie

33. What weapon did Dimitrio Tsafendas use to assassinate South African prime minister Dr Verwoerd in 1966
33. A Knife - Duckbutt

34. What colour was the key Mark Hall wore around his neck in “The Andromeda Strain”?
Open

35. Who did Gerald Ford toast in 1975: “To you, and the people you represent, the great people of the Government of Israel”?
35. Anwar Sadat - Duckbutt

36. Who was the puppy in the 1962 bestseller “Happiness is a Warm Puppy”?
36. Snoopy - Duckbutt

37. What did Kit Denton title his novel about Harry Morant?
37. The Breaker - Duckbutt

38. What left Baikonur, The Soviet Union, on October 4, 1957?
38. Sputnik 1 - Duckbutt

39. Who became eligible for Rhodes scholarships after changes were made to the will of Cecil Rhodes in 1976?
Women - Reynolds

40. Who summed up his 1953 history-making achievement by saying: “Well, we knocked the bastard off”?
40. Sir Edmund Hillary - Duckbutt

41. Who became US Vice-president after the resignation of Spiro Agnew?
41. Gerald Ford - Duckbutt

42. What East European country put the boot to King Zog in 1946?
42. Albania - Pigboat

43. What European country was the first to be A-bombed, by Albania, in Nevil Shute’s “On The Beach”?
43. Italy - Stockpicker

44. What kind of aeroplane landed at Darwin on June 15, 1972, during a world demonstration flight?
44. Concorde – Ascend Charlie

45. What two women flanked Lyndon Johnson when he was sworn into office as US president?
45. Lynda Bird Johnson and Jaqueline Kennedy - Stockpicker

46. What was 1975 the International Year of?
46. Women - Stockpicker

47. What heavyweight politician from Matabeland founded the Zimbabwe African People’s Union in 1961?
47. Joshua Nkomo - Duckbutt

48. What was the most ambitious target the US tried to hit with a rocket in 1958?
48. The Moon - Stockpicker

49. What virus swept Australia in the 1950’s, killing millions of its inhabitants?
49. Myxomatosis - Buster

50. What was the name of the parrot that taught Doctor Dolittle 498 animal languages?
Polynesia - Duckbutt

Buster Hyman
20th Feb 2004, 07:21
04. Tet offensive?
07. Fixed the rabbit plague?
14. Hillary?
18. Landspeed record attempt by Campbell?
23. Sailor
26. France?
28. The six million dollar man
29. Greece
32. 19
39. Commonwealth citizens?
49. Mixamatosis

Duckbutt
20th Feb 2004, 07:55
1 North Pole?
2 3
3 Dag Hammarskjöld
5 MyLai massacre
6 Heart
8 Henry Kissinger
9 Janet
10 Ronald Reagan
11 Falconhurst
13 Douglas MacArthur
14 Edmund Hillary
15 Johnny
18 A missile
19 Czechoslovakia?
22 Lyndon Johnson?
23 Artist
24 Harold Wilson
27 Churchill
29 Cyprus
33 Knife
35 Anwar Sadat
36 Snoopy
37 The Breaker
38 Sputnik I
40 Edmund Hillary
41 Gerald Ford
47 Joshua Nkomo
50 Polynesia

Ascend Charlie
20th Feb 2004, 10:22
Duck you, Dambutt!! Got all the ones I knew! But I got a few more:

19. Belgium?

32. Age 20

39. Blacks?

44. Concorde - saw it in Melbourne a few days later.

pigboat
20th Feb 2004, 12:22
Evenin scran. I oughta quit curling. :{ :yuk:

16..The Warren Commission
42..Albania

under_exposed
20th Feb 2004, 16:42
7. Sea water

Wot no numbers question

Stockpicker
20th Feb 2004, 17:55
12 Pale Blue
17 Nine
20 The Scarsdale Diet
21 The Third Eye
25 Carnal Knowledge
30 The Shah of Iran? (re womens freedoms)
31 Richard Burton
34 Sliver
43 Italy
45 Lady Bird Johnson & Jackie Kennedy
46 Women
48 The Moon?

scran
23rd Feb 2004, 05:37
Still a couple to go:

7
17
26
34
39

Scores

Duckbutt - 27
Stockpiler - 10
Buster - 4
Ascend Charlie - 2
Pigboat - 2

woderick
23rd Feb 2004, 06:59
7. a type of oil, can't remember which

reynoldsno1
23rd Feb 2004, 07:21
7. their unique oil
39. women

airhead10
23rd Feb 2004, 13:00
No. 7 oils
No. 17 size 9.5

(Thanks to my wife!)
:O

scran
24th Feb 2004, 06:06
Ok, Woderick, Airhead and Reynolds have picked up a few more.
I'll give both Woderick and Reynolds a point for 7.


Just 26 and 34 remain.


Scores:


Duckbutt - 27
Stockpiler - 10
Buster - 4
Ascend Charlie - 2
Pigboat - 2
Reynolds - 2
Woderick - 1
Airhead 10 - 1


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