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    Judas
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    Re: Trivia!

    Mon Aug 08, 2022 1:48 pm

    1. Since the rest of the quiz is about astronomy (not botany) I'm guessing the question was supposed to be "planet"? In which case I would say Earth.
    2. 6 months
    3. Saturn
    4. When fire erupts from the sun?
    5. 6,000
    6. The gravity of the moon
    7. One
    8. Apollo
    9. Mars
    10. Bright star
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    PnorkelPW
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    Re: Trivia!

    Mon Aug 08, 2022 9:16 pm

    Nice one ...........I've missed the trivia

    Let's see how this goes..............

    1. Which plant is NOT named after a god?

    Okay so I had to google this and realised it should say "planet" and got the answer. I won't put it here so I don't give it away but @Lhiver you may want to edit the post

    2. How long does a season last on Neptune?

    No idea!!!................7 weeks???????

    3. Which planets moon is called Titan?

    Ummmmm.............Jupiter??

    4. What are solar flares?

    Really funky pants from the 70's...........or flames from the sun??

    5. How many Earths could fit inside the sun?

    16???

    6. What causes high and low tides?

    The gravitational pull of the moon............I think this is the first one I might get right........I think

    7. How many moons does Earth have?

    One........I hope

    8. What is the name of the US space program that has put 12 men on the moon?

    NASA's Apollo Program??........fingers crossed

    9. Which planet is closest in size to Earth?

    Mars?

    10. What type of star is the sun?

    A very hot bright one :lol:


    Did I say I've missed the trivia??? - LOLOLOL............that was a tough one but I can't wait to see the answers next week and learn some new facts. Tough...........but I liked it
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    Lhiver
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    Re: Trivia!

    Tue Aug 09, 2022 8:07 am

    @Judas and @PnorkelPW good on both of you!!! Let's see how you go when the answers are up n Saturday!

    Also I have edited the fist question s it actually makes sense haha, thank you for highlighting that one!
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    ScorpionPW
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    Re: Trivia!

    Tue Aug 09, 2022 8:50 pm

    Ok, time to have a crack @Lhiver :lol: It's great to have the Trivia back!


    1. Which planet is NOT named after a god? - Earth

    2. How long does a season last on Neptune? No idea...4 years???

    3. Which planets moon is called Titan? Saturn

    4. What are solar flares? Fire from the sun

    5. How many Earths could fit inside the sun? Not sure...more than a million?

    6. What causes high and low tides? The gravitational pull of the moon

    7. How many moons does Earth have? 1

    8. What is the name of the US space program that has put 12 men on the moon? Apollo

    9. Which planet is closest in size to Earth? Mercury

    10. What type of star is the sun? Yellow dwarf
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    Lhiver
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    Re: Trivia!

    Fri Aug 12, 2022 2:33 pm

    All righty everyone! I won't be on the forum tomorrow so I thought I'd quickly pop up the answer for this week!

    1. Which planet is NOT named after a god?
    - Earth

    2. How long does a season last on Neptune?
    - Approx 40 years

    3. Which planets moon is called Titan?
    - Saturn

    4. What are solar flares?
    - A localised eruption in the Suns atmosphere

    5. How many Earths could fit inside the sun?
    - Approx 1 million (really puts things into perspective lol)

    6. What causes high and low tides?
    - The moons orbit!

    7. How many moons does Earth have?
    - One

    8. What is the name of the US space program that has put 12 men on the moon?
    - Apollo

    9. Which planet is closest in size to Earth?
    - Venus

    10. What type of star is the sun?
    - yellow dwarf

    Good job everyone on this weeks questions! I will be back next week with a new round of COL Trivia!

    @Judas @PnorkelPW @ScorpionPW @EMMI
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    Judas
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    Re: Trivia!

    Mon Aug 15, 2022 10:12 am

    Lol well I got a few right at least >.< That's crazy that a season lasts 40 years on Neptune. I certainly could not imagine 40 years of winter...
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    ScorpionPW
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    Re: Trivia!

    Tue Aug 16, 2022 9:44 pm

    Didn't do too badly I suppose @Lhiver, genuinely interesting to see the answers though :lol:

    Looking forward to the next one!
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    Lhiver
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    Re: Trivia!

    Sat Aug 20, 2022 3:18 pm

    Alrighty everyone it's time for another round of trivia!
    This week I've gone with music as our theme. As always, I'll post the answer next week! Good luck everyone :)

    1. Which singer is a godmother to Elton John’s two sons?

    2. Brothers Barry, Robin, and Maurice Gibb formed which pop group in the late 1950s?

    3. What was Elvis Presley’s middle name?

    4. Which musician won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2016?

    5. Lady Gaga derived her stage name from a song performed by which band?

    6. What is the Amati family known for?

    7. Which Beatle contributed to James Bond theme song?

    8. Which popular show launched the careers of Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, and Christina Aguilera?

    9. Vanilla Ice’s 1991 hit “Ice Ice Baby” was used as a sample from which Queen song? (editor's note, both the song in question and ice ice baby are total bangers)

    10. What 80s band covered and reworked the song “Tainted Love”?

    @ScorpionPW @PnorkelPW @Judas @EMMI @SunflowerSeed @GodsChild777 @SnoopKatt @Outback @Dashie22 @Skyemum32 @Julskitt
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    Sunflowerseed
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    Re: Trivia!

    Mon Aug 22, 2022 11:44 am

    Thank you @Lhiver for coming up with all the amazing questions!

    I was hoping I can at least answer a few this week compare to the planet questions, but well...I don't know any of the answers! I am trying very hard not to google.. ;)
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    PnorkelPW
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    Re: Trivia!

    Mon Aug 22, 2022 9:06 pm

    Nice one @Lhiver ............let's see how this music quiz goes


    1. Which singer is a godmother to Elton John’s two sons?.............Madonna

    2. Brothers Barry, Robin, and Maurice Gibb formed which pop group in the late 1950s?.............The Bee Gees

    3. What was Elvis Presley’s middle name?.......................Aaron

    4. Which musician won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2016?.................That has stumped me

    5. Lady Gaga derived her stage name from a song performed by which band?......................???????

    6. What is the Amati family known for?.................Music??? :lol: :lol: :lol:

    7. Which Beatle contributed to James Bond theme song?............Paul McCartney

    8. Which popular show launched the careers of Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, and Christina Aguilera?..............The Mickey Mouse Club

    9. Vanilla Ice’s 1991 hit “Ice Ice Baby” was used as a sample from which Queen song? (editor's note, both the song in question and ice ice baby are total bangers)........................Under Pressure

    10. What 80s band covered and reworked the song “Tainted Love”?......................The Cure??



    Brilliant set of questions there..............now I'm off to do google like @SunflowerSeed and see how went
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    ScorpionPW
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    Re: Trivia!

    Wed Aug 24, 2022 9:49 pm

    Ok @Lhiver, I'll give it a crack :D

    1. Which singer is a godmother to Elton John’s two sons? Lady Gaga

    2. Brothers Barry, Robin, and Maurice Gibb formed which pop group in the late 1950s? Absolutely no idea :shock:

    3. What was Elvis Presley’s middle name? Aaron

    4. Which musician won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2016? Bob Dylan

    5. Lady Gaga derived her stage name from a song performed by which band? Queen

    6. What is the Amati family known for? Don't even know who the Amati family are?

    7. Which Beatle contributed to James Bond theme song? Paul McCartney

    8. Which popular show launched the careers of Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, and Christina Aguilera? The Mickey Mouse Club

    9. Vanilla Ice’s 1991 hit “Ice Ice Baby” was used as a sample from which Queen song? (editor's note, both the song in question and ice ice baby are total bangers) Under Pressure

    10. What 80s band covered and reworked the song “Tainted Love”? Really not sure
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    Lhiver
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    Re: Trivia!

    Sat Aug 27, 2022 11:42 am

    Okay everyone! Time for some answers!

    1. Which singer is a godmother to Elton John’s two sons?
    Lady Gaga

    2. Brothers Barry, Robin, and Maurice Gibb formed which pop group in the late 1950s?
    The BeeGees

    3. What was Elvis Presley’s middle name?
    Aaron (although his parents initially chose to spell it with a singular A, this was later changed, thus the confusion around the spelling of his headstone)

    4. Which musician won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2016?
    Bob Dylan

    5. Lady Gaga derived her stage name from a song performed by which band?
    Queen

    6. What is the Amati family known for?
    Their Violins

    7. Which Beatle contributed to James Bond theme song?
    Paul McCartney

    8. Which popular show launched the careers of Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, and Christina Aguilera?
    The Mickey Mouse Club

    9. Vanilla Ice’s 1991 hit “Ice Ice Baby” was used as a sample from which Queen song? (editor's note, both the song in question and ice ice baby are total bangers)
    Under Pressure

    10. What 80s band covered and reworked the song “Tainted Love”?
    Soft Cell

    Well good work everyone! @PnorkelPW and @ScorpionPW

    Come back next week for some more trivia!
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    ScorpionPW
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    Re: Trivia!

    Mon Aug 29, 2022 8:41 pm

    Nice one @Lhiver, didn't do too badly I suppose :shock:

    I always learn something from these Trivia questions, I look forward to the next one :D
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    PnorkelPW
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    Re: Trivia!

    Mon Aug 29, 2022 9:36 pm

    Your 7 sure outdid my 5 @ScorpionPW

    Nice little extra fun fact with the headstone @Lhiver .................keep the quizzes coming
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    Lhiver
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    Re: Trivia!

    Sat Sep 03, 2022 1:59 pm

    Hello everyone! This week's Trivia topic is history!!!

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

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

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

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

    5. What is trepanning?

    6. Queen Zenobia ruled which ancient empire?

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

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

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

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

    I reckon @PnorkelPW and @ScorpionPW both gave last week's trivia a pretty good crack, who reckons they can beat them this week?

    @Judas @Sobertime @Katiee @EMMI @LizzyForSobriety @Raine @Roxy1965
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