Friday, February 19, 2010

Answers to Quiz Me

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. (I never thought of rhubarb as a vegetable, but I guess it is!)

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. (The exception to this is that my mother-in-law makes "wilted lettuce" where she cooks it with bacon grease.)

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


Karen Lange said...

Fun! :) Blessings to you and your readers.
Happy weekend,

Terra said...

Wow, like I said, these questions were hard. But fun too.

Marilyn Yocum said...

Ah, 'skis' and 'stilts'......very good!
Enjoyed this quiz, Crystal!

Susan J. Reinhardt said...

Sorry I missed this quiz. You always find unique ones. :)