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#1 2006-03-15 18:08:15

ganesh
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Relay Quiz

RELAY QUIZ

The answer to the second question begins with the last letter of the answer to the first question, the answer to the third begins with the last letter of the answer to the second and so on.

1. The deepest lake in the world.

2. The first dog in space.

3. A slave turned fabulist.

4. Roof of the world.

5. Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark and Iceland are collectively known as

6. A doctrine that ultimate questions like the existence of God cannot be answered, the name originating from a Greek word meaning 'not knowing'.

7. An educational system based on giving children freedom in a specially prepared environment, developed by an Italian educationalist.

8. The biggest archipelago in the world.

9. The main character in Guscinny and Uderzo's popular comic series.

10. A medical condition in which the eye fails to produce tears.

11. He was condemned to hold the sky on his shoulders for all eternity, in Greek mythology.

12. A word meaning a discovery or invention by accident.

13. A country in South West Asia, in the southern end of the Arabian peninsula. The capital of this nation is Sana.

14. The homeland of the Dutch.

15. A French philospher and mathematician after whom the cartesian coordinate system is named.


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#2 2006-03-15 19:47:50

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Re: Relay Quiz

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#3 2006-03-15 20:02:56

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Re: Relay Quiz

Excellent, justlookingforthemoment!


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#4 2006-03-15 20:23:06

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#5 2006-03-15 20:31:49

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Re: Relay Quiz

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#6 2006-03-16 04:07:20

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Re: Relay Quiz

The only one I know other than what has been said is 11 - Atlas.

That leaves 3, 4, and 10 unanswered.

3. A...#
4. #...s
10. X...a


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#7 2006-03-16 04:13:56

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Good, mathsyperson. I am sure you would have answered more questions had you been the first candidate.
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#8 2006-03-16 23:20:54

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Re: Relay Quiz

The answers....
3. Aesop
4. Pamirs (also known as Pamir)
10. Xerophthalmia


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