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# Windows 7: Dwarf's Quiz

 01 Jan 2011 #21 Joan Archer Windows 10 64bit/Windows 10 64bit/Windows 10 64bit 7,670 posts Pembrokeshire, South Wales, UK Question 1. People who use computers. My System Specs
 01 Jan 2011 #22 Dwarf Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64 10,375 posts Doncaster, UK I shall be posting the answers to this quiz at around 6PM GMT today, so you've got approximately 1¾ hours left to post your answers. :) My System Specs
 01 Jan 2011 #23 jfar Vista Ult64, Win7600 5,926 posts Dublin 18.04 My System Specs
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 01 Jan 2011 #24 Dwarf Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64 10,375 posts Doncaster, UK OK folks. Here are the answers in red.    Quote: Originally Posted by Dwarf I thought I'd bring you all a little quiz to exercise those grey cells. :)What is the connection between these seemingly unrelated words ? hijack, defence, first, unopened, stupid All of these words contain a sequence of three letters in alphabetical order. Can you explain how 4 - 1 = 5 ? Roman numerals. IV=4, I=1, V=5. Take the I away from IV leaving behind the V. How many gifts are delivered by My True Love in the song The Twelve Days of Christmas ? A simple sum. 1x12+2x11+3x10+4x9+5x8+6x7+7x6+8x5+9x4+10x3+11x2+12x1=364 Can you prove that you have 11 fingers (for this question, thumbs also count as fingers) ? Start with the little finger of the right hand and count down towards the thumb: 10, 9, 8, 7, 6. Now, say Plus and, using the fingers of your left hand count up 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. So you have 6+5=11. Can you decipher the following:2 Y U R 2 Y U B I C U R 2 Y 4 ME Too wise you are, too wise you be. I see you are too wise for me. 23 P of C in the H B 23 Pairs of Chromosomes in the Human Body. 32 is the T in D F at which W F 32 is the Temperature in Degrees Fahrenheit at which Water Freezes. 29 D in F in a L Y 29 Days in February in a Leap Year. 13 S on the U S F 13 Stripes on the United States Flag. A movie actor/director died on this day (25th December). He was famous for having a cane and a bowler hat. Who was he, and in which year did he die ? Charles (Charlie) Chaplin, 1977. Again on this day (25th December), what object was stolen from Westminster Abbey and in which year ? The Stone of Scone, 1950. In which year was the popular Charles Dickens novel A Christmas Carol written and first published ? 1843. An easy one this: Who is the main character in the above novel ? Ebeneezer Scrooge Can you pair up the following carols with their correct tunes (title of carol; tune):O come, all ye faithful; Mendelssohn Adeste Fideles In the bleak mid-winter; Irby Cranham Angels, from the realms of glory; Adeste Fideles Iris Hark! the herald angels sing; Cranham Mendelssohn Once in royal David's city; Iris Irby I shall post the answers to this quiz in this thread on or just after New Year's Day 2011. My System Specs
 01 Jan 2011 #25 jfar Vista Ult64, Win7600 5,926 posts Dublin Hey Dwarf, do I get a point for Question no 6, WC Fields did all that was asked in the question. My System Specs
 01 Jan 2011 #26 Dwarf Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64 10,375 posts Doncaster, UK Sure you do, Jim. :) I've heard of Mr. Dukenfield, but hadn't realised until I checked that he had also died on Christmas Day. My System Specs
 01 Jan 2011 #27 pebbly win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit 6,322 posts nottingham Quote: Originally Posted by Dwarf Sure you do, Jim. :) I've heard of Mr. Dukenfield, but hadn't realised until I checked that he had also died on Christmas Day. but he always wore a boater or tophat !!! My System Specs
 01 Jan 2011 #28 Dwarf Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64 10,375 posts Doncaster, UK That's true. And I did say bowler hat. My System Specs
 01 Jan 2011 #29 jfar Vista Ult64, Win7600 5,926 posts Dublin Ah Shucks, you can really kick a man when he is down, and Thanks for that pebbly. "All things considered, I'd rather be in Philadelphia." My System Specs
 01 Jan 2011 #30 pebbly win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit 6,322 posts nottingham Quote: Originally Posted by jfar Ah Shucks, you can really kick a man when he is down, and Thanks for that pebbly. "All things considered, I'd rather be in Philadelphia." Shall I join you on the naughty step My System Specs