Trivia

Posted by: Pandora

Trivia - 11/13/13 12:44 PM

Try your hand at these brain-busting trivia questions. Remember, please, that you may not google or use any reference sources for the first 24 hours of this thread.

-1. In Pueblo Indian cultures what are Kachinas?
-2. Who was "The Lady with the Lamp"?
-3. What was the Gypsy (the Romani People) country of origin?
-4. Breeding a male donkey and a female horse gets you a mule. What does breeding a female donkey and a male horse get you?
-5. Here in the States we call it the Big Dipper, but what might you hear it called in Ireland?
-6. What covers a book bound in "morocco"?
-7. From what London station does the Hogwarts Express depart?
-8. What bird sounds like it’s saying "Oh sweet Canada Canada Canada"?
-9. Who owned horses named Moll Flanders, Madonna, Canyon Kid and High Hat?
-10. What candy's name originally meant "ball of sweet salt" in Arabic?
Posted by: Haroula

Re: Trivia - 11/13/13 01:07 PM

2.Florence Nightingale (a nurse) smile wave
Posted by: BobH

Re: Trivia - 11/13/13 02:32 PM

1. Dolls

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Posted by: Urban Worrier

Re: Trivia - 11/13/13 02:51 PM

5. The Plough (in the UK anyway) smile
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia - 11/13/13 03:11 PM

Haroula, good answer! wave

Bob, that's right. What's "in" the dolls? wave

Rog, I'm sure you're right. I've got something different for Ireland. smile
Posted by: michele rose

Re: Trivia - 11/13/13 03:22 PM

4. hinny wave
Posted by: Cue

Re: Trivia - 11/13/13 03:26 PM

7. 7 3/4 wave
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia - 11/13/13 03:32 PM

Michele thumbsup wave

Cue, the name of the station. kissy wave
Posted by: Cue

Re: Trivia - 11/13/13 03:34 PM

lol Oops...The only station I know of is Piccadilly Station but I don't even know if that's a train station. Wait...that's Piccadilly Circus or is it Piccadilly Square? I don't know..I'm just in a Picadilly!
Posted by: GBC

Re: Trivia - 11/13/13 03:50 PM

8. white throated Sparrow
Posted by: BobH

Re: Trivia - 11/13/13 03:53 PM

I'm afraid I don't know what's in the dolls. I don't remember my Tony Hillerman that well. smile

Let's try...

6. tooled leather?
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia - 11/13/13 05:05 PM

Cue lol

Gail, good one! smile

Bob, both Jim and Joe know. wink You're close with #6. What kind of leather? smile
Posted by: margob

Re: Trivia - 11/13/13 08:18 PM

3. India yes

margo wave
Posted by: LadyKestrel

Re: Trivia - 11/13/13 09:24 PM

10. I'll guess taffy.
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia - 11/13/13 10:15 PM

Margo, good answer! wave

LadyK, good guess but try again. smile
Posted by: DocPaul

Re: Trivia - 11/14/13 07:35 AM

For number 4, I was going to answer: a jail sentence.
Posted by: DocPaul

Re: Trivia - 11/14/13 07:36 AM

7. Kings Cross Station
Posted by: GBC

Re: Trivia - 11/14/13 07:46 AM

6. goatskin?
Posted by: michele rose

Re: Trivia - 11/14/13 07:55 AM

10. caramel
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia - 11/14/13 08:34 AM

All good answers! wave

Paul lol
Posted by: Urban Worrier

Re: Trivia - 11/14/13 01:41 PM

9. Fred Astaire?
Posted by: Cue

Re: Trivia - 11/14/13 04:05 PM

5. The Big Shillelagh?
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia - 11/14/13 05:43 PM

Try again, Rog. The man is British. smile

Cue rotfl
Posted by: margob

Re: Trivia - 11/14/13 08:21 PM

9. Winston Churchill yes

margo wave
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia - 11/14/13 10:27 PM

That's right! wave
Posted by: BobH

Re: Trivia - 11/14/13 11:08 PM

1. Hopi dolls made of Cottonwood root. smile
Posted by: manxman

Re: Trivia - 11/15/13 08:48 AM

5. King David's Chariot smile
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia - 11/15/13 09:59 AM

Manxman thumbsup

Yes Bob, but what's supposedly "in" them? What do they represent? smile
Posted by: LadyKestrel

Re: Trivia - 11/15/13 10:19 AM

1. spirits
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia - 11/15/13 11:31 AM

Yes! Ancestral spirits to guide and protect them. smile