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Trivia Quiz - 56

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Just for fun - perhaps even educational. :roll:

1. In which country is the dingo endemic?
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Australia
2. In computer technology what does the internet's "www" stand for?
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World Wide Web
3. In which country was the first duty free shop opened?
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Ireland (Shannon Airport)
4. What animal is often referred to as "The ship of the desert"?
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Camel
5. In which country is the Great Pyramid of Giza?
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Egypt
6. On what island in New York Harbour does the Statue of Liberty stand?
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Liberty Island
7. What is the meaning of "FM" in the broadcast band of radio frequencies?
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Frequency Modulation
8. In a standard deck of cards, in which suit is the only "Jack" with a feather in its cap?
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Jack of Clubs
9. In what city was the location of the shipyard where the ill-fated ship, Titanic was built?
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Belfast
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10. In what year did Stevenston gain Burgh Status?
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1952 - further details here on threetowners
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7 this morning.
Those wimin were in the nip.
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Got 6 this time
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7 for me today
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A respectable six. If you answer Q-3 correctly award yourself a Gold star 🏅
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brian f wrote: Tue Jun 01, 2021 10:02 am A respectable six. If you answer Q-3 correctly award yourself a Gold star 🏅
That’s one of the three I didn’t get Brian :oops:
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brian f wrote: Tue Jun 01, 2021 10:02 am A respectable six. If you answer Q-3 correctly award yourself a Gold star 🏅
Ha haha. Having grown up in the 1940s and early 1950s, to me the country seemed right as there was regular talk about duty free back then - but not the specific location. :wink:
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A good question Hughie- it will catch the regulars out . Another school day!
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7 for me too but I cheated on number 8, I got out a pack of cards to see which Jack had the feather. :oops:
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Pleased with 8 this time too young to remember Q3 I probably hadn't been out the country or had my first pint then? and Stevenston's burgh status didn't know
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8 this time

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Nearly forgot the quiz this time, been down in Sydney for a few days. Anyway I got 7 this time. Missed out on 3 7 and 10. Didn't have any luck with a guess at the Jacks.

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