Quiz Club Archives 1 – July 4th, 2008

July 5, 2008 at 1:59 am 2 comments

By Sockrates

1. Fred Jones, Daphne Blake, Velma Dinkley, Norville Rogers and X. Who or what is X and what is the name of the group?

2. X was born in 1924 in Glencoe, Scotland to a Scottish father and a French mother. He was expelled from Eton, completed his schooling at Fettes and later went to the University of Geneva. He married Teresa, daughter of Corsican gangster Marc-Ange Draco in 1962 and served in the RNVR during World War II and rose to the rank of Commander. He went to become a manager for Universal Exports, London. X ?

3. The following excerpts are from the April 26th 1996 edition of the New York Times: “Bill Gates gets the credit but somebody else did most of the work ‘.‘ For the first time in this decade something from Microsoft has been shipped on time ‘. ‘ Regardless of the problems with this one, calling Microsoft Support won’t help‘ ”. Identify the event.

4. This phrase has its roots in the fact that most of the Sunday morning church clothes of the residents of England were stored in the highest compartment of their wardrobes and chests. These chests were normally divided into seven compartments and the phrase is used to refer to things that are the best of the lot. What phrase?

5. These two people are extremely famous in their fields and are known all over the world. Once when they met at a function and the crowds were cheering them, one said to another, “They all clap for me because they understand me, and they clap for you because no one understands you. ” Who are they?

6. Bob Clearmount remixed with attitude and funky drums from hell gives what?

7. Connect Andrew Flintoff, Ravi Shastri, Allan Lamb, Kim Hughes, M L Jaisimha, AFG Griffith and Gary Kirsten.

8. It is located in the city of Fairview, in the fictional Eagle State. Its appearance reflects the stereotypical view of American suburbia: perfectly manicured lawns, rows of comfortable houses and white picket fences. It is the main setting of what?

9. This company first discovered the acronym of their name when a fax was sent from their Hong Kong store to their store in London. They then launched a ferocious campaign bringing this to the forefront n also patented the word and produced large number of goods n products n hence sales. This has been a very controversial issue. What company?

10. This is the description of a skit from Monty Python’s Flying Circus : The setting is a cafe where nearly every item on the menu includes X luncheon meat. As the waiter recites the X-filled menu, a chorus of Viking patrons drowns out all conversations with a song repeating “X, X, X, X… lovely X, wonderful X”, hence “Xing” the dialogue. The excessive amount of X mentioned in the sketch is a reference to British rationing during World War II. X was one of the few meat products that avoided rationing, and hence was widely available. The word Xing was henceforth used to refer to large amounts of material that choked up a network. X??

Answers in a week.

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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. bouncy13  |  July 5, 2008 at 11:18 am

    ROT13ed da..

    1.fpbbol qbb
    2.wnzrf obaq
    3.qnhtugre’f ovegu
    4.gbc qenjre??
    5.
    6.
    7.onggrq ba nyy 5 qnlf va grfg zngpurf
    8.qrfcrengr ubhfrjvirf
    9.
    10.fcnz

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  • 2. sockrates  |  July 5, 2008 at 3:23 pm

    Apdie thalai.. all attempted correct.

    the rest of them :

    5.Puncyva fnvq gb Rvafgrva
    6.Vgf Crggnv Enc – gur svefg yvar.. yvfgra gb vg fybjyl..
    9.Serapu Pbaarpgvba HX ( sphx )

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