A Tough Quiz

From email — December 20, 2001


  1. How long did the Hundred Years war last?
  2. Which country makes Panama hats?
  3. From which animal do we get catgut?
  4. In which month do Russians celebrate the October Revolution?
  5. What is a camel’s hair brush made of?
  6. The Canary Islands in the Pacific are named after what animal or bird?
  7. What was King George VI’s first name?
  8. What color is a Purple Finch?
  9. Where are Chinese gooseberries from?
  10. How long did the Thirty Years War last?

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ANSWERS TO THE QUIZ

  1. How long did the Hundred Years War last?
    (116 Years)
  2. Which country makes Panama hats?
    (Ecuador)
  3. From which animal do we get catgut?
    (Sheep & Horses)
  4. In which month do the Russians celebrate the October Revolution?
    (November)
  5. What is a camel’s hair brush made of?
    (Squirrel fur)
  6. The Canary Islands in the Pacific are named after what animal or bird?
    (Dogs.) [Canares, from the Latin, meaning dogs] (P.S. And the Canary Islands are in the Atlantic Ocean)
  7. What was King George VI’s first name?
    (Albert)
  8. What color is a Purple Finch?
    (Crimson)
  9. Where are Chinese gooseberries from?
    (New Zealand)
  10. How long did the Thirty Years War last?
    (Thirty years)

What do you mean, you failed…?