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Try this test on for size... Good luck to all!
New Senior School Final Exam; you only need 4 correct out of 10 questions to pass.

1) How long did the Hundred Years' War last?
2) Which country makes Panama hats?
3) From which animal do we get cat gut?
4) In which month do Russians celebrate the October Revolution?
5) What is a camel's hairbrush 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 colour is a purple finch?
9) Where are Chinese gooseberries from?
10) What is the colour of the black box in a commercial airplane?







Remember, you need only 4 correct answers to pass.
Check your answers below .....





ANSWERS TO THE QUIZ:
1) How long did the Hundred Years War last? 116 years
2) Which country makes Panama hats? Ecuador
3) From which animal do we get cat gut? Sheep and Horses
4) In which month do Russians celebrate the October Revolution? November
5) What is a camel's hairbrush made of? Squirrel fur
6) The Canary Islands in the Pacific are named after what animal? Dogs
7) What was King George VI's first name? Albert
8) What colour is a purple finch? Crimson
9) Where are Chinese gooseberries from? New Zealand
10) What is the colour of the black box in a commercialairplane? Orange (of course)
 

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Happily I passed but ..I did learn a couple of things today ..
I didn't know the answers to 7 and 9 ..
;)
Not as smart as I thought I was.
I'd do better in a pub quiz ...if I was in a pub ......with a pint ..
..that's my excuse and I'm sticking to it..
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Oh ..and I said RED to the finch question ..
Since men only recognise primary colours ...does this count ?
 

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Aren't the canary islands in the Atlantic? Unless there's a 2nd set...
 

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I only got two correct 6 and 10 :-doh
 

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Managed five of 'em. Would've been six but I can never remember the 100 years war one!
Aren't the Canary Islands in the Atlantic? Unless there's a 2nd set...
Quite!
 

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Aren't the canary islands in the Atlantic? Unless there's a 2nd set...


Yes rather glaring that error, they were in the Atlantic when I was last there but there seems to be an awful lot of misinformation on many of the various information sites, highlights the problems with information sites contributed to by all and sundry
 
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