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Written by Cosma Papouis   
Wednesday, 28 July 2010 10:55

There are only nine


questions.


This is a quiz for people who know a little


bit of everything!


These are not trick questions.


They are straight questions with straight answers.


1. Name the one sport in which neither


the spectators nor the participants


know the score or the leader until the

contest ends.

2. What famous North American landmark

is constantly moving backward?


3. Of all vegetables, only two can live

to produce on their own for several 

growing seasons.  All other vegetables

must be replanted every year.  

What are the only two perennial vegetables?


4. What fruit has its seeds on the outside?

5. In many liquor stores, you can buy pear

brandy, with a real pear inside the bottle.  

The pear is whole and ripe, and the bottle is

genuine; it hasn't been cut in any way.  

How did the pear get inside the bottle?


6. Only three words in standard English

begin with the letters ' dw' and they

are all common words.  Name two of them.

7. There are 14 punctuation marks in English

Grammar.
Can you name at least half of them?

8. Name the only vegetable or fruit that is

never sold frozen, canned, processed,

cooked, or in any other form except fresh.


9. Name 6 or more things that you can

wear on your feet beginning with the letter 'S.'




Answers To Quiz:


1... The one sport in which neither the

spectators nor the participants know

the score or the leader until the contest ends:

Boxing.


2. North American landmark constantly

moving backward:   Niagara Falls.


(The rim is worn down about two and

a half feet each year because of the

millions of gallons of water that rush

over it every minute.)

3. Only two vegetables that can live

to produce on their own for several

growing seasons: Asparagus and rhubarb.


4. The fruit with its seeds on the

outside: Strawberry.


5. How did the pear get inside the

brandy bottle?  It grew inside the bottle.


The bottles are placed over pear buds

when they are small, and are wired in

place on the tree.  The bottle is left in

place for the entire growing season.

When the pears are ripe, they are snipped

off at the stems.


6. Three English words beginning with

dw: Dwarf, dwell and dwindle...


7. Fourteen punctuation marks in English

grammar: Period, comma, colon,

semicolon, dash, hyphen, apostrophe,

question mark, exclamation point,

quotation mark, brackets, parenthesis,


braces, and ellipses.

8. The only vegetable or fruit never sold

frozen, canned, processed, cooked, or

in any other form but fresh: Lettuce.


9. Six or more things you can wear

on your feet beginning with 'S':

Shoes, socks, sandals, sneakers,

slippers, skis, skates,

snowshoes, stockings, stilts.



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