Sunday, October 03, 2004

The Saturday Morning Quiz

Here are a few questions from last week's Guardian quiz. See how you get on.

1 Which school was founded by Walter Gropius?

2 What links the following: George W. Bush; Margaret Thatcher; Shakespeare; Cleopatra

3 Why are jockeys so well adjusted?

4 Identify these three characters whose names differ only in the letters shown.

* I N * * * * *

* P * * * * *

* I S E N *****

5 Who is Tenzin Gyatso?

10 comments:

michael said...

1. Walter's School of Groping

2. They all have a small dog in Seychelles named after them.

3. Special tightening spiggots under their jodpers.

4. SINONGER, SPONGER & SISENOGER

5. The man who invented the rotating fussock.

Roger Stevens said...

Not bad. Two and a half right. Try again.

Roger Stevens said...

I'll give you a little bit longer...

michael said...

1. Groping College of bauhaus Knowledge?

2. They all have an "e" in their names

3. The motion of riding a horse makes them agitate their fadgesytes?

4. oinkment, opnkment,oisennt

5. The sherpa who climbed to the top of Edmund Hilary

Roger Stevens said...

You're getting warmer.

Roger Stevens said...

Okay - so no one wants to play...

Answers are

1 Bauhaus
2 All parents of twins
3 They grow up in a stable environment
4 E - STEIN
5 The 14th Dalai Lama

But you all knew the answers really didn't you?

Anonymous said...

Yes, I really did.

Roger Stevens said...

You say that. But talk's easy.

Jilly Jargon said...

I knew the answers because Roger gave me so many clues that I guessed them all eventually - he always gives me plenty of time, too. But then who wants to hurry while you're having a lie in of a Sunday morning!

Jilly Jargon said...

I knew the answers because Roger gave me so many clues that I guessed them all eventually - he always gives me plenty of time, too. But then who wants to hurry while you're having a lie in of a Sunday morning!