Sunday, February 19, 2012

"How Little We Know" Part Two

As promised, here are the answers to yesterday's quiz.  I'm not sure if anyone is actually playing along, but in case any one is....

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:

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.

4. The fruit with its seeds on the outside:

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:

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

So there you have it.  Doesn't seem so difficult once you know the answers, right??  You want to share your results??  Did anyone get them all right?  Wow!  That would mean you DO know everything!!  lol!

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