Monday, December 26, 2005

It's Quiz Time 12

Quiz Time 12

Yr Host - Aaman Lamba

Answers have been added to Quiz Time 11 - and the winner for Quiz Time 11, receiving a pristine copy of Richard Matheson's "I Am Legend" is Mary K Williams. with actually a tie between her, Alisha Karabinus and Phillip Winn, resolved for a variety of reasons in Mary's favor.

This quiz was won by Phillip Winn, with 3 points

Some new questions on a variety of themes. Send me your answers by email - aamanlamba at

Prize:Once again, whoever gets the most answers right will get a prize mailed him/her from me. Honor system, so no looking up answers from Elgoog, etc.

The Questions - Stage I

1. Where would you find The Dot, F-1, The Genius, the Jigsaw, Mother Nature, Links, Clippy and Rocky?

2. The Duramax comes in at least 4 versions - the LG5, the LG4, the LGY and the LGZ. It uses high-pressure common-rail direct injection. What is the Duramax?

3. Complete the title of this well-known book:
      _____________ from This World to That Which Is to Come

4. Who is represented in this painting?

5. mpg4 This piece by Offenbach from Orphee aux Enfers, is used for a popular dance form. Name the piece/dance form

6. Ozzfest, the annual heavy metal festival organized by Ozzy Osbourne and Sharon Osbourne, is no stranger to controversy. Which famous band faced heckling and sabotage at Ozzfest 2005, allegedly encouraged by Sharon herself?

7. What is the NASDAQ symbol for the restaurant chain, The Cheesecake Factory?

8. What is this icon called, and where did it originate?

9. What is this ant called? It was recently discovered by Brian Fisher in Madagascar, via a California Academy of Sciences project called Antweb, and might well be considered the world's first dot-com ant pic2

10. How was this famous note signed? (A word has been elided to make it a little harder)

I know I will be dead long before you read this

but I want you to know that it was I who discovered your secret.

I have stolen the real ______ and intend to destroy it as soon as I can.

I face death in the hope that when you meet your match you will be mortal once more.

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