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Mastermind: Lowest Ever Score..........

Old Feb 3rd 2010, 9:06 am
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http://uk.tv.yahoo.com/blog/article/398653/

Try the GK questions.............. he got one correct.........

1. Which insects got their name from the ancient superstition that they crawl into the ears of sleeping people?
KAJEN THURAAISINGHAM: Ants
(Correct answer: Earwig)

2. One of the taglines of which 2001 blockbuster film was "December 7th 1941, it was a Sunday morning"?
KAJEN THURAAISINGHAM: Pass
(Correct answer: Pearl Harbor)

3. In Greek mythology what did Prometheus steal from the gods? He was punished for this by being chained to a rock where an eagle ate his constantly replenished liver.
KAJEN THURAAISINGHAM: Pass
(Correct answer: A spark of fire)

4. Pierre is the capital of which American state?
KAJEN THURAAISINGHAM: Vermont
(Correct answer: South Dakota)

5. What do people suffering from trichotillomania have a compulsion to do?
KAJEN THURAAISINGHAM: Pass
(Correct answer: Pull out their hair)

6. The American ambassador's London residence Winfield House was sold to the United States for $1 by which chain store heiress?
KAJEN THURAAISINGHAM: Hilton
(Correct answer: Barbara Hutton)

7. The "Heroic" in a Flat Major Opus 53 is one of 16 of Chopin's works in the form of which dance?
KAJEN THURAAISINGHAM: Pass
(Correct answer: Polonaise)

8. In women's gymnastics, the uneven bars on which swinging routines are performed are also known by what name?
KAJEN THURAAISINGHAM: Trapeze
(Correct answer: Asymmetric bars)

9. Whose 1770 poem The Deserted Village describes the appalling effects of the enclosure acts on the rural poor?
KAJEN THURAAISINGHAM: Pass
(Correct answer: Oliver Goldsmith)

10. Ursus Maritimus is the scientific name for which bear?
KAJEN THURAAISINGHAM: The polar bear (Correct)

11. Le Maillon Faible is the French television version of which British quiz show?
KAJEN THURAAISINGHAM: Mastermind
(Correct answer: The Weakest Link)

12. The Halle Orchestra is based in which venue in Manchester?
KAJEN THURAAISINGHAM: Salford
(Correct answer: Bridgewater Hall)

13. A device capable of storing electricity consisting of conducting plates separated by a layer of insulating material is given what name?
KAJEN THURAAISINGHAM: Battery
(Correct answer: Capacitor)

14. Which Warwickshire town granted its royal prefix by Queen Victoria in 1838 claims to be the home of England's first lawn tennis club?
KAJEN THURAAISINGHAM: Pass
(Correct answer: Leamington Spa)

15. What word can mean a joint of pork, to pawn, or a German white wine?
KAJEN THURAAISINGHAM: Pass
(Correct answer: Hock)
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Old Feb 3rd 2010, 10:32 am
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4 correct for me
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Originally Posted by saudiflares View Post
4 correct for me
I haven't seen his questions on Ataturk but I reckon I could get four just from my passing knowledge of him.
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http://uk.tv.yahoo.com/blog/article/398653/

Try the GK questions.............. he got one correct.........

Brilliant, I got twice as many as him then.
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Default Re: Mastermind: Lowest Ever Score..........

Originally Posted by The Dean View Post
I haven't seen his questions on Ataturk but I reckon I could get four just from my passing knowledge of him.
Was he the outside left for Galatasaray?
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