Wednesday, May 30, 2007

[wednesday quiz]ten more for your delectation

On this sizzling hot day, how many can you get this time:

1 Who do the Italians call Topolino?

2 How many counters does a player start with in Backgammon?

3 Parnassus was the sacred mountain home of the muses and of which Greek god?

4 After how many years marriage do you celebrate your Emerald wedding anniversary?

5 Europeans are familiar with A-4 size paper. What is the area of A-0 paper?

6 In Roman numerals, what is the letter M with a bar over it?

7 Who is Bibendum better known as?

8 Which later famous actress won the 1936 'Miss Hungary' title but had to give it up because she was under 16?

9 Where would you find together a verso and a recto?

10 You know that bigamy is having a second marriage partner. What is digamy?

Answers here.

4 comments:

Bag said...

Three, the A0 one, the Roman numeral, Zsa Zsa and I'm kicking myself on the verso one as I'm sure I knew it.

Crushed by Ingsoc said...

Even less. Two.
Can't beleive I got Parnassus wrong.
Thought it was Dionysus, for some reason.

jmb said...

Three, how about an easy one for a change to boost morale?

james higham said...

Next one will be dead easy.