SGHS Old Girls’ Association Quiz - £1.00

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Return to: Evelyn Peterson, 2, Lockwood Chase, Cloughton, Scarborough YO13 0BD by May 8th 2008. If you would like a copy of the answer sheet please enclose a stamped addressed envelope.

The winner (to be drawn in the event of a tie) will receive a £10.00 prize. The decision of the compiler is final.

1

2 = W D M a R

Wrongs don’t make a right

2

50 = W T L Y L

Ways to leave your lover

3

14 = L in a S

Lines in a sonnet

4

32 = T in an A M

Teeth in an adult mouth

5

200 = P for P G in M

Pounds for passing go on Monopoly

6

12345 = O I C a F A

Once I caught a fish alive

7

1001 = A N

Arabian Nights

8

1851 = G E in C P

Great Exhibition in Crystal Palace

9

70 = T S Y and T

Three score years and ten

10

10 = D S

Downing Street

11

1 = W on a U

Wheel on a unicycle

12

12 = D of C

Days of Christmas

13

24 = B (B in a P)

Blackbirds (baked in a pie)

14

454 = G to a P

Grams to a pound

15

9 = L of a C

Lives of a cat

16

7 = D in S W

Dwarfs in Snow White

17

6 = C in N I

Counties in Northern Ireland

18

12 = L of H

Labours of Hercules

19

0 = D L of the GM

Degrees longitude of the Greenwich Meridian

20

1215 = S of the M C

Signing of the Magna Carta

21

4 = W and a F

Weddings and a funeral

22

10 = G B S on the W

Green bottles standing on the wall

23

7 = P of W

Pillars of Wisdom

24

3 = R of Y

Ridings of Yorkshire

25

40 = L B A

Life begins at

26

6 = W of H the E

Wives of Henry the Eighth

27

25 = of D is C D

Of December is Christmas Day

28

1665 = G P

Great Plague

29

31 = D in J

Days in January / July

30

12 = S of the Z

Signs of the Zodiac

31

8 = P of E (L J S)

Pieces of Eight (Long John Silver)

32

2001 = a S O

A Space Odyssey

33

29028 = F (H of M E)

Feet (Height of Mount Everest)

34

1912 = S of the T

Sinking of the Titanic

35

5 = O of the W

Oceans of the World

36

7 = B for S B

Brides for seven brothers

37

1914 = G B of S

German bombardment of Scarborough

38

650 = S in the H of C

Seats in the House of Commons

39

39 = S by JB

Steps by John Buchan

40

40 = D & N of the G F

Days & nights of the Great Flood

41

1940 = D E

Dunkirk Evacuation

42

24 = H from T

Hours from Tulsa

43

3 = B M (S H T R)

Blind mice (see how they run)

44

64 = S on a C B

Squares on a chess board

45

76 = T in the B P

Trombones in the Big Parade

46

8 = L on a S

Legs on a spider

47

1812 = O by T

Overture by Tchaikovsky

48

4 = S in a P of C

Suits in a pack of cards

49

1965 = D of W C

Death of Winston Churchill

50

2 = G of V by W S

Gentlemen of Verona by William Shakespeare

51

3 = M in a B

Men in a Boat

52

93 = M M to the S

Million miles to the sun

53

66 = C C

Clickety click

54

10 = S V of Z in S

Score value of Z in Scrabble

55

240 = O P in the P

Old pennies in the pound

56

15 = P in a R U F T

Players in a rugby union football team

57

57 = H V

Heinz Varieties

58

1972 = S’s G J

School’s Golden Jubilee

59

7 = S of a F P P

Sides of a fifty pence piece

60

60 = Y for a DA

Years for a diamond anniversary

61

13 = U for S

Unlucky for some

62

21 = S on a D

Spots on a dice / die

63

7 = C of the R

Colours of the rainbow

64

366 = D in a L Y

Days in a leap year

65

65 = Q in the Q

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