Thursday, June 04, 2009

[quick quiz] for the hell of it


1. Who quipped about recognizing old age when the policemen on the street look so young?

2. What was Richard Nixon's daughter's dog named?

3. What's the curved surface of water in a container referred to as?

4. What did Bernard Bosanquet invent - in India it's called a doosra?

5. What's a name for intricately carved wood panelling, especially a room made from this?

Answers

Seymour Hicks, Checkers, meniscus, googly or bosie, boiserie

5 comments:

jams o donnell said...

Hmm only two right on this one...

CherryPie said...

Jams did better than me. I always enjoyed science so you get to guess which one I got right ;-)

Welshcakes Limoncello said...

Oh, dear - only knew the last one.

UBERMOUTH said...

* creeps out and pretends I didn't see this post.

James Higham said...

I would only have got two right, to be honest.