Take the fun quiz excellent prizes on offer

Discussion in 'Chit Chat' started by paulmack, Mar 25, 2007.

  1. paulmack

    paulmack New Member

    Hi guys,saw these fun quiz questions in our local Sunday Newspaper today.A FANTASTIC prize is on offer for the winner:
    An "adamis" of your choice is up for grabs.All will become clear later,lol.

    I will post the answers in the post below so no peeking please,hehe.Hope you enjoy & let us know your scores.A lucky bag will be issued to all entrants.

    1 — Name the sinister-looking butler in the American TV sitcom The Addams Family?
    2 — What can be a part of a flower and a mark of shame or disgrace?
    3 — A special gift for women, this word comes from the Greek adamas meaning “unconquerable”. What is it?
    4 — If you suffer a myocardial infarction what, in layman’s terms, has happened?
    5 — Name 3 of New York’s five boroughs.
    6 — Otitis affects what part of our bodies?
    7 — What can come before soldier and pump but after first?
    8 — Rearrange CASH LOST IN ME to find out where money can be squandered.
    9 — In which cowboy TV show did the Cartwright family live at the Ponderosa ranch?
    10— Name 2 everyday expressions about a bone or bones.

  2. paulmack

    paulmack New Member

    Here are the answers,& remember no peeking,hehe.

    1 — Lurch.
    2 — A stigma.
    3 — Diamond.
    4 — You’ve had a heart attack.
    5 — Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island, Brooklyn, The Bronx.
    6 - Our ears.
    7 - Foot.
    8 — Slot machines.
    9 — Bonanza.
    10— Make no bones about it, a bone of contention, bone idle, the bare bones, to feel it in your bones, like skin and bones, etc.
  3. elliespad

    elliespad Member

    1. Lurch or lirch
    4. heart Attack
    5. manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, ?
    6. Ears
    7. Foot
    9. Bonanza
    10. What a bone head, feel it in my bones, bone-up

    not too good. Will have to take a peek at the answers
  4. rockgor

    rockgor Well-Known Member

    Fun quiz. But the puzzling question is, what is an "adamis"? Is that a Scottish word? An ancronym for "maid is"?

    Re: # 10, "make your bones" is what Mafia guys do. Used to be a cheery little pop tune over here about 90 years ago called "Dance around in your bones".

    And then there's the song the Fred Warring Chorale sang: "Dry Bones".
  5. sues1

    sues1 New Member

    Stick and stones may break my BONES, but words will never hurt me!

    Bad to the Bone (maybe someone already said that? Will go back and look.

    Okay......a bad one!? Blessings, Susan
  6. paulmack

    paulmack New Member

    Sorry rock,my spelling was a bit off,mean't to say adamas,as in Q No 3.Diamonds all round methinks.
    Myself & Elliespad are off to downtown Manhattan to check out the jewellers shops,& to buy the biggest Diamonds we can find,lol.
    How about that EP,they say that diamonds are a girls best friend.
    PS Better check my bank balance first,haha.
  7. elliespad

    elliespad Member

    Well paul, if you're buying, i'd be glad to go jewlery shopping. if i gotta buy my own, it will have to come from the gumball machine.
  8. rockgor

    rockgor Well-Known Member

    on this point. Only buy lab-created jewels. Then you don't have to sob and carry on when they get lost or stolen.

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