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a quiz for the young and inexperienced

a quiz for the young and inexperienced
You only need 4 correct out of 10 questions to pass.

1) How long did the Hundred Years' War last?

2) Which country makes Panama hats?

3) From which animal do we get cat gut?

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 Atlantic are named after what animal?

7) What was King George VI's first name?

8) What color is a purple finch?

9) Where are Chinese gooseberries from?

10) What is the color of the black box in a commercial airplane?





Remember, you need only 4 correct answers to pass.

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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 cat gut? Sheep and Horses

4) In which month do Russians celebrate the October Revolution? November

5) What is a camel's hair brush made of? Squirrel fur

6) The Canary
Islands in the Atlantic are named after what animal?
Dogs

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) What is the color of the black box in a commercial airplane?
Orange(of course)

What do you mean, you failed?

Me, too!
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I didn't pass. However, I didn't fail either. I've lived long enough to recognize the kind of questions one finds in a quiz that is best avoided.

Rather than a quiz for seniors, it should be labeled a quiz for the young and inexperienced.

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P.S. I should have quoted your post.

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Yeap, got it all right, thanks to you answers.. Hahaha.
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I knew the answers to 1,3,6 and 10

so i guessed the rest were not really that obvious....


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Just realised that means I passed :-)


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That quiz is totally unfair. I mean, all of that stuff is from overseas, and us "murricuns" shouldn't have to know that. Plus we will curve the grades anyway, so I shouldn't really have to fail if I only had two correct answers, especially if everyone else in my class only had one corect answer - so that means I get an A, right?

I mean why is all that stuff important, anyway? It's not like history repeats itself or anything.

Sigh . . .
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