A Fun Quiz

No cheating

There are only
nine questions.This
is a quiz for people who know everything
!


1. Name the one
sport in which neither the spectators nor the
participants know the score or the leader until the
contest ends.


2. What famous
North American landmark is constantly moving
backward?


3 Of all vegetables, only two can live to produce on their own for several growing seasons. All other vegetables must be replanted every year. What are the only two
perennial vegetables?


4. What fruit
has its seeds on the outside
?


5. In many
liquor stores, you can buy pear brandy, with a real
pear inside the bottle. The pear is whole and ripe,
and the bottle is genuine; it hasn’t been cut in any
way. How did the pear get inside the bottle?


6. Only three
words in standard English begin with the letters ‘ dw’
and they are all common words. Name two of
them.


7. There are 14
punctuation marks in English grammar. Can you name at
least half of them?


8. Name the only
vegetable or fruit that is never sold frozen, canned,
processed, cooked, or in any other form except
fresh.


9. Name 6 or
more things that you can wear on your feet beginning
with the letter ‘S
.

Answers below

Answers To Quiz



1 The one sport
in which neither the spectators nor the participants
know the score or the leader until the contest ends:
Boxing.

2 North American landmark constantly moving
backward:Niagara
Falls .. The rim is worn down about two and a half
feet each year because of the millions of gallons of
water that rush over it every minute.

3 Only two vegetables that can live to produce on their own for several growing seasons:Asparagus
and rhubarb.

4 The fruit
with its seeds on the outside:

Strawberry.

5 How did the
pear get inside the brandy bottle? It grew inside the bottle. The bottles are placed over pear buds when they are small, and are wired in place
on the tree. The bottle is left in place for the entire growing season. When the pears are ripe, they
are snipped off at the stems.

6 Three English
words beginning with dw:Dwarf,
dwell and dwindle

7 Fourteen punctuation marks in English grammar: Period, comma, colon, semicolon, dash, hyphen, apostrophe, question mark, exclamation point, quotation mark, brackets, parenthesis, braces, and ellipses.

8 The only
vegetable or fruit never sold frozen, canned,
processed, cooked, or in any other form but fresh:
Lettuce.

9 Six or more
things you can wear on your feet beginning with
‘S’:Shoes, socks, sandals, sneakers, slippers, skis, skates,
snowshoes, stockings, stilts.

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