Friday Quiz 12 March

Here we are again it’s Friday so it’s quiz day. As always the answers are in the first comment below and there are some clues in the photos.

Clues to questions 3, 5, 6, 9, and 10.
Clues to questions, 3, 5, 6, 9 and 10.
  1. What is the capital city of Sweden?
  2. How many Olympic Rings are there in the famous symbol?  Extra points if you can name the colours in the correct order. 
  3. In what country does the cocktail Mojito originate?  
  4. A south westerly wind will blow a free floating vessel in what direction?  
  5. One of the oldest sporting games can be played in one of 50 courts in the world. Some of these can be found at: Hampton Court Palace, The Racquet Club of Philadelphia, Wimbledon, and Lords cricket ground.  What game is it? 
  6. Igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary are the three major types of what? 
  7. An astronomical unit is a measure of distance that is about 150,000,000 kilometres. What natural distance is it based on? 
  8. Reef, clove hitch, bowline, and sheepshank are types of what?
  9. What was the name of the winged horse in Greek mythology? 
  10. What is a tangine? 

This is my 250th post so hurrah – or whatever you say in these circumstances. Enjoy the quiz. πŸ˜€


  1. Answers to today’s quiz:

    1. Stockholm.
    2. There are five, and from the left they are: blue, yellow, black, green, red.
    3. Cuba.
    4. North East. Winds are named by the direction from which they come from.
    5. Real tennis, a favourite of Henry VIII among others.
    6. They are types of rock.
    7. The distance between the Earth and the Sun. This varies so it now has a precise definition of exactly 149,597,870,700 m.
    8. They are all types of knots.
    9. Pegasus.
    10. It is an earthenware pot from North Africa and also the name the food that is cooked in it. It is often used for slow cooking of meat, fish or poultry along with vegetables and fruit.

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  2. 8/10 ashamed of myself for greeting mojito question wrong but i suppose bars have been closed for a while πŸ˜‰ And I could never be expected to get question 7 right πŸ˜‚

    Another good one and congrats on 250th post ❀

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