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    Judas
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    Re: Trivia!

    Mon Sep 05, 2022 9:49 am

    History is not my strong suit lol. I couldn't tell you any of these answers. Oh well.
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    PnorkelPW
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    Re: Trivia!

    Mon Sep 05, 2022 9:50 pm

    Here we go @Lhiver but I'm gonna get on the front foot now and say that history isn't my strong suit..............fingers crossed

    1. Who assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria in 1914?

    I heard about this the other week and while I can't say who it was I can say that it's the reason World War 1 started


    2. Which part of Berlin was enclosed by the wall?

    The middle??? - :lol:


    3. Which 19th-century Englishwoman became the first qualified medical doctor?

    I'm stumped


    4. Who was the wife of the future Henry VIII’s older brother, Arthur?

    Nope


    5. What is trepanning?

    Nope


    6. Queen Zenobia ruled which ancient empire?

    Nope


    7. Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and…? Who was the third astronaut involved in the Apollo 11 mission that landed on the moon?

    Nope


    8. What is considered the world’s oldest writing system?

    Hieroglyphics??


    9. Where did the Great Fire of London begin, on 2 September 1666?

    This I know.........it was a bakery


    10. Whose body was exhumed from Westminster Abbey, more than two years after his death, to be ‘executed’ for treason?

    Nope


    I haven't done very well tonight and answered what I knew. Having finished the quiz I've now googled the answers and really enjoyed learning so for that i'll say thank you @Lhiver
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    ScorpionPW
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    Re: Trivia!

    Tue Sep 06, 2022 9:52 pm

    I literally don't know any of these @Lhiver :lol:

    But I am genuinely looking forward to seeing the answers and learning a whole lot of new things :D
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    Lhiver
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    Re: Trivia!

    Sat Sep 10, 2022 12:45 pm

    Okay everyone! It's time for some trivia answers! I didn't mean to make this week's so punishing. I will be kinder next fortnight!

    1. Who assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria in 1914?
    Gavrilo Princip

    2. Which part of Berlin was enclosed by the wall?
    East Berlin, known as the German Democratic Republic from 1949 to 1990.

    3. Which 19th-century Englishwoman became the first qualified medical doctor?
    Elizabeth Garrett Anderson

    4. Who was the wife of the future Henry VIII’s older brother, Arthur?
    Catherine of Aragon

    5. What is trepanning?
    Trepanning is drilling or scrapping a small hole into the skull. It was thought to solve various medical ailments.

    6. Queen Zenobia ruled which ancient empire?
    Palmyra, an empire in what is now Syria

    7. Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and…? Who was the third astronaut involved in the Apollo 11 mission that landed on the moon?
    Michael Collins

    8. What is considered the world’s oldest writing system?
    The cuneiform script

    9. Where did the Great Fire of London begin, on 2 September 1666?
    Pudding Lane

    10. Whose body was exhumed from Westminster Abbey, more than two years after his death, to be ‘executed’ for treason?
    Oliver Cromwell

    Okay @Judas @PnorkelPW and @ScorpionPW have you learnt some exciting new history facts!
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    PnorkelPW
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    Re: Trivia!

    Sun Sep 11, 2022 8:44 pm

    @Lhiver I totally enjoyed learning all the new things!!

    Quizzes aren't meant to be easy and it must be hard to come up with the questions. I've learnt some new things and that makes me happy.

    I look forward to your next quiz!!
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    ScorpionPW
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    Re: Trivia!

    Mon Sep 12, 2022 9:12 pm

    Wow, this is genuinely really interesting @Lhiver, thanks for sharing the answers :)

    I also look forward to the next quiz!
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    Lhiver
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    Re: Trivia!

    Sat Sep 17, 2022 11:59 am

    Hello hello! It's time for our fortnightly trivia! This fortnight the theme is Australia!

    1. Who wrote the Australian classic The Magic Pudding?

    2. Who was the first woman to sit in the Parliament of Australia?

    3. Who was the shortest serving Australian Prime Minister lasting just 8 days?

    4. The largest star on the Australian flag is known as the what star?

    5. Which Australian capital city is considered the most isolated city in the world?

    6. From which city do the AFL team the Suns hail?

    7. In which state would you find the Bungle Bungles?

    8. What iconic Australian backyard feature was invented in 1945?

    9. Who invented vegemite?

    10. In which year was Federation?

    so...I'm excited to see everyone's answers! @XT @Judas @MoodyM00 @ScorpionPW @PnorkelPW @Jazkatz @MasterSony @Greenthumb
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    XT
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    Re: Trivia!

    Sat Sep 17, 2022 1:10 pm

    5 Darwin?
    6 Gold coast
    7 WA?
    8 Hills hoist
    9 can't recall his name but I know he came from Chute Vic not far from Beaufort. Remember seeing the sign there.
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    Lhiver
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    Re: Trivia!

    Sat Sep 17, 2022 3:57 pm

    @XT I love that extra trivia there! I didn't know he came from Beaufort, so that's fun!
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    PnorkelPW
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    Re: Trivia!

    Mon Sep 19, 2022 8:54 pm

    Okay………..here we go………thanks for the tag @lhiver

    1. Who wrote the Australian classic The Magic Pudding?
    Enid Blyton?


    2. Who was the first woman to sit in the Parliament of Australia?
    I’ll need to google this after……….and that disappoints me


    3. Who was the shortest serving Australian Prime Minister lasting just 8 days?
    Ned Kelly…….LOL


    4. The largest star on the Australian flag is known as the what star?
    That’s the Commonwealth Star


    5. Which Australian capital city is considered the most isolated city in the world?
    Perth……….but it’s a wonderful place to live. I had three great years there.


    6. From which city do the AFL team the Suns hail?
    Gold Coast


    7. In which state would you find the Bungle Bungles?
    Beautiful WA again


    8. What iconic Australian backyard feature was invented in 1945?
    The Hills Hoist


    9. Who invented vegemite?
    I’ve never thought about it……….time to google again


    10. In which year was Federation?
    1901…….that number has always stuck in my mind
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    ScorpionPW
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    Re: Trivia!

    Tue Sep 20, 2022 9:40 pm

    Thanks for the tag @Lhiver!

    1. Who wrote the Australian classic The Magic Pudding?
    Norman Lindsey...I remember this from when I was a kid somehow :D

    2. Who was the first woman to sit in the Parliament of Australia?
    I don't know this, but I want to...

    3. Who was the shortest serving Australian Prime Minister lasting just 8 days?
    Frank Forde

    4. The largest star on the Australian flag is known as the what star?
    The Commonwealth Star

    5. Which Australian capital city is considered the most isolated city in the world?
    Perth

    6. From which city do the AFL team the Suns hail?
    The Gold Coast

    7. In which state would you find the Bungle Bungles?
    I have no idea...

    8. What iconic Australian backyard feature was invented in 1945?
    Nope :lol:

    9. Who invented vegemite?
    I'm looking forward to finding this out!

    10. In which year was Federation?
    1901
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    Lhiver
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    Re: Trivia!

    Sat Sep 24, 2022 10:55 am

    1. Who wrote the Australian classic The Magic Pudding?

    Norman Lindsey.

    2. Who was the first woman to sit in the Parliament of Australia?

    The first woman elected to a state parliament was Edith Cowan in WA in 1921. However, the first women in the Federal Parliament were not elected until 1943, Enid Lyons and Dorothy Tangney.

    3. Who was the shortest serving Australian Prime Minister lasting just 8 days?

    Frank Forde 5-13 July 1945

    4. The largest star on the Australian flag is known as the what star?

    Common wealth star

    5. Which Australian Capital city is considered the most isolated city in the world?

    Perth

    6. From which city do the AFL team the Suns hail?

    Gold Coast

    7. In which state would you find the Bungle Bungles?

    Western Australia

    8. What iconic Australian backyard feature was invented in 1945?

    Hills Hoist

    9. Who invented vegemite?

    Chemist CP Callister

    10. In which year was Federation?

    1901

    I fee;l like you all did pretty well @PnorkelPW @ScorpionPW and @XT

    I'll be back next week with some more brain splitting questions!
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    PnorkelPW
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    Re: Trivia!

    Mon Sep 26, 2022 8:18 pm

    Nice one @lhiver……….I’m pretty happy with my results and I’ve gotta say they were a great bunch of questions!

    I look forward to next week's edition
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    ScorpionPW
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    Re: Trivia!

    Tue Sep 27, 2022 8:04 pm

    Nice one @Lhiver...I don't think I did too badly :D

    Look forward to next weeks Trivia, always great questions!
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