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Quiz IX – FIFA 18 Special

A different sort of quiz this time, for all new experts in the game of football.

There are 15 knock-out matches to go, now the competition has reached the last 16. Here they are numbered: all you have to do is predict which team will win which match.

The prediction has to be made today, before you know who will be playing who in the quarter and semi finals, or the final.

One point for each correct prediction. Simple. Post your answers either here or on my Facebook Continue reading

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Cryptic

xwI had some trouble with 21 Across yesterday:

Sharp turns in quiet Scottish river valley (6)

Well, “sh” for quiet is easy. And inside that “tart” turning backwards is OK. I had never heard of strath. But it makes sense. Strathclyde. Strathalbyn. It had just never Continue reading

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Quiz VIII

Recent quizzes have proved overly hard. So here is an easier one. Where and what is the live animal in this photo, taken at home yesterday?

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Quiz VII

quiz-viiSame general drift as Quiz VI.  But the answer is not the same . Oh Continue reading

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Quiz of the Day VI

quiz-viNo one was able to answer Quiz V. So I have made this one dead easy.

What is denoted by this map? You have to click on the image to run the animation.

I composed this largely to try out the new Excel mapping facility, which is quite fun.

To make it just a shade harder, turn off Continue reading

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Quiz of the Day V

quizvWhat is denoted by this map?

The complete answer requires an explanation of Continue reading

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Quiz of the Day IV

Whose card was delayed? He spent his boxing day with a Nobel Laureate.

People have been solving these quizzes rather fast.   How fast for this one, I wonder?

christmas-tree-on-prasutagusHint: This photo will probably be of no assistance whatsoever. But it does illustrate the delight my Continue reading

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Quiz of the Day III

In which Royal Palace does it take longer for 5 days to pass than 6 days?

There might be a supplementary to this question if Continue reading

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Quiz of the Day II

What is illustrated by this map?

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