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fartcatcher

Quiz for Smartarses

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. Only three words in standard English begin with the letters ' dw' and they are all common words. Name them.

6. There are 14 punctuation marks in English grammar. Name them.

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

8. Name 6 or more things that you can wear on your feet beginning with the letter 'S.'
bearing

4 is Strawberry
bearing

Clacker wrote:


7. Potato



Frozen chips?

Aunt Bessies roast potatoes...

Need I go on?
bearing

6.  comma, full stop, question mark, exclamation mark, ellipses(not good on spelling that one), quotation marks, speech marks, colon, semi colon, brackets, dash, hyphen, slash, solidos (are we allowed maths ones), tilde, apostrophe

Should I go on, I'm on 16 now and I've more...
fartcatcher

Bearing correct

Clacks - i'll give you  one mark for 'the things beginning with S' but subtract one for potatoes.
bearing

3. Sparagus grows each year, does artichoke do similar?
bearing

1 Is boxing
Tank Girl

2. mt rushmore?
bearing

Bugger, just thought about rubarb, that grows every year dunt it.  Scrap artichoke please FC.
Tank Girl

dwell
dwelling
dweller
bearing

Tank Girl wrote:
2. mt rushmore?


I bet it shrinks, but would it move backwards.
Plastic Man

1. Name the one sport in which neither the spectators nor the participants know the score or the leader until the contest ends.
I've played in 'friendly' scratch, pick-up 5-a-side games like that, where close following of the score was frowned upon. And there was an argument at the end who won..

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?

Jerusalem artichoke?

And I have "Welsh onions" and chives (ordinary and garlic) that have been growing untended for several years. Do they count.

4. What fruit has its seeds on the outside?
I'd go for strawbery as well.

5. Only three words in standard English begin with the letters ' dw' and they are all common words. Name them.

Dwell. Dwelling. Dwelled and Dwells. But that's four.

6. There are 14 punctuation marks in English grammar. Name them.
Where is the Obergruppenführer when you need him?

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

8. Name 6 or more things that you can wear on your feet beginning with the letter 'S.'
Does (dog) shit count?
bearing

Clacker wrote:
5. Dwell, Dwarf and .... erm ...


Dwindle
fartcatcher

Rhubarb and Asparagus

Dwell Dwarf and Dwindle

Boxing

all correct

not Mt Rushmore though
bearing

Mmmm that famous landmark thing is a bugger.
Forest

2 is it The Grand Canyon?
Tank Girl

its something like that, something that gets eroded.
bearing

Tank Girl wrote:
its something like that, something that gets eroded.


NIAGRA!!!
fartcatcher

correct t'b

bugger - i think that's it.

you are all officially smartarses. even clacker
bearing

I must thank TG for my last answer, she kind of flicked it out fro the corner of my mind.
Dalek

Re question 4

The pineberry is also a fruit that has seeds on the outside.
sheeps

Correct Dalek, I was just about to point this out.


Forest

sheeps wrote:
Correct Dalek, I was just about to point this out.





Is that is an albino strawberry?
Grind

It's wrong, that's what it is.
bearing

Dalek wrote:
Re question 4

The pineberry is also a fruit that has seeds on the outside.


It's still a strawberry

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