VILLAGE HALL QUIZZLE 21

ANSWERS

eg

7D in a W

26 L in the A

= 7 days in a week

= 26 letters in the alphabet

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1,2 BMS

1,2 buckle my shoe

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2LDBS on a W  

2 little dicky birds sitting on a wall

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IS3SCSB

I saw 3 ships come sailing by

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B have 4 W  

Bees have 4 wings

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13-aBD

13-a baker’s dozen

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 G1B

Go 1 better

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7 C in the S of M  

7 children in the Sound of Music

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12 WS on the BS

12 wind strengths on the Beaufort Scale

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GB9OC  

Germany borders 9 other countries

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10 L in an OSP   

10 lanes in an Olympic sized(swimming) Pool

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The TBOS 1982 

The Thames Barrier operational since 1982

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1S=9I  

1 span is 9 inches

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a K has 2 M

A ketch has 2 masts

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The FBASWA1

The first British artificial satellite was Ariel 1

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R the R-NRFA 82 YA

Rudolph the Red- nosed reindeer first appeared 82 years ago

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2 S in a QE    

2 solutions in a quadratic equation

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In an OSF the GMFS in L4

In an Olympic swimming final the gold medal favourite swims in lane 4

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MCH18C 

Most cats have 18 claws

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The MO the EE 27.32 D

The moon orbits the earth every 27.32 days

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a C is HE10 Y

a census is held every 10 years

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Q21- theT-F Q!

Quizzle 21 the twenty-first Quizzle!

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“H to L” (HTF) by DS has 158 S    

“Hymn to liberty”  (Hymn to Freedom)  by Dionysios Solomos has 158 stanzas

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a  P-P is a 2-HA (DD)

A Pushmi-Pullyu is a 2-headed animal (Doctor Doolittle)

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The FTB/D had 50 L but 0 N

The first telephone book/directory had 50 listings but 0 numbers

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21CB the MS

21 countries border the Mediterranean Sea

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11 is the SDDPN

11 is the smallest double digit prime number

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 81 the S of N

81 the square of nine

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L A,B,C & D  DNA in the SOANB 1 to 99

Letters A,B,C & D  do not appear in the spelling of any number

between1 to 99

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MR in the GN 8 T!   

Manifesto ran in the Grand National 8 times!

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A S in TS9

A stitch in time saves 9

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If YD to the S at 55 mph it WTYc193 Y!

If you drove to the sun at 55mph it would take you about 193 years!

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The BR is 4.2 M L

The boat race is 4.2 miles long

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O68MPBSWI

Over 68 million penny black stamps were issued

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0 is the ONTCBR in RN   

0 is the only number that cannot be represented in Roman Numerals

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421 JIaI 

421 Japanese islands are inhabited

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The L of the KP is 33 M

The length of the Kyber pass is 33 miles

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D have 6L but CW!

Dragonflies have 6 legs but cannot walk!

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BF 6-m-o TRLS for a R350,000 G

Boden Family 6-month- old Texel ram lamb sold for a record 350,000 guineas

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SBwKG6YASaHA

Shanne Braspennincx wins Keirin Gold 6 years after surviving a heart attack

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ESH6L

Every/each season has 6 letters

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In 1959 12CS the AT 

In 1959 12 countries signed the Antarctic Treaty

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50 YSD

50 years since decimalisation

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1762 the FJP

1762  the first jigsaw puzzle

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A68a the WLI MAA3Y

A68a  the World’s largest Iceberg melts away after 3 years

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The A-70 on NYD 2021 

The Archers-70 on New Years Day 2021

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The RBB at B has 28 A

The Royal Border Bridge at Berwick has 28 arches

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The LE has 32C, 1FELB

The London eye has 32 capsules, 1 for each London Borough.

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2 CPATG

2 can play at that game

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85pc of PL is F in the O

85 percent of plant life is found in the ocean

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KCS18 H a D   

Koalas can sleep 18 hours a day

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FISH or FOWL Which creature is got from each of the following clues?                               eg to falsely raise alarm

 

cry wolf

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Can form on skin when cold of frightened

goose bumps or pimples

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Today’s competitive struggle

Rat race

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One way to pay for fish?

C.O.D

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An illegal court

Kangaroo Court

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Put back an animal

Tup   Put backwards

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“Ring of bright water” brought to mind

otter

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Bird so upset and eaten

Osprey   so=Os + prey

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Killed by the Ancient Mariner

albatross

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Mixed loaf

foal

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Very slippery fish

eel

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Feline without tail

Manx cat

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Longest running British theatre production

mousetrap

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Ancient animals found on the Wiltshire Downs

White horses

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Elijah’s was fed for 40 days by what?

ravens

 

Give the answers to these

eg Which is heavier a pound of feathers or a pound of rocks?

 

neither both weigh a pound

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If you have a pizza with radius Z and thickness A

What is its volume!

PIZZA !

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Which 3 letter word is a medieval game played in Scotland?

Tag/ bas

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Which number has its double, that exceeds its half by 99?

66

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What do you break by naming it?

silence

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Which nationality can be unscrambled by RAINCOAT

Croatian

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What has teeth which close but never eats?

a zip

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Which consonant with 2 vowels & which ends with a kiss combines to make a practical joke

hoax

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Change pig to sty in 5 moves only altering one letter each time

(pig) wig wag way say sty

 

These clues give the names of TOWNS in the UK 

eg atmosphere

 

Ayr

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Berkshire performance of Tosca

Ascot

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Everyone round article for this Scottish town

Alloa

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Is this meat past its sell by date?

Oldham

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A parent in good health?

Motherwell

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A brook or stream for this welsh resort?

Rhyl

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A shade of green?

Lincoln

Continued from previous page

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Season these winter garments?

Saltcoats

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A funny man’s Midland town

Dudley

                                                             

 

Get first/ fore/ Christian NAMES from these clues.   

eg sounds like a strong wind

 

Gail

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A variety of paint

Matt

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Second letter precipitation

Brian

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Sounds like a preposition

Ova (over)/Tu (to)

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Street you paint

Stuart (st U art)

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Not the whole truth

Ruth   (truth –t)

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Stroke

Pat

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I am beside a testament

William  (will I am)

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Put down placed between two points

Elaine (E lain E)

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Sounds as if he might fade out

Peter

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I replace the centre of three consecutive letters

Kim  (klm –L +I)

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Anger with direction

Irene (ire +NE)

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Gran is there at the start of a tropical storm

Nancy (nan +cyclone)

                                                                      

                                                                          

Fill in the blanks in the words in the table below.

The completed words can either precede (come before) or follow (come after) the word “sun”

eg

G  .  .

Sun God

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.   .   O   .   .  R

Sun flower

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.   .   R   .   .  E

sunstroke

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.   .   N    .   .

Sun dance

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.   .   A   .    .    .   S

sunglasses

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.   L   I    .   .

sunblind

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.   .   A   .

Sunbeam/Sun dial

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S   .   .   D   .

sunshade

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.    .    .   T    .    .    .

Setting sun

 

 

         

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