Canaries

1. Which animal are the Canary Islands named after?
2. Canary Wharf is on which isle?
3. What do Spanish Timbrado and German Roller refer to?
4. Which animal does London’s Isle of Dogs refer to?
5. Is it the male or female canary which sings?
6. In which recent year did the use of Canaries in mines cease?
7. Explain the Gomeran whistle and silbadors.

8 comments for “Canaries

  1. Distant Relative
    February 22, 2018 at 18:21

    1 Dogs, 2 Dogs. The rest of my answers are invisible.

  2. February 22, 2018 at 18:38

    1. Which animal are the Canary Islands named after?
    Dogs

    2. Canary Wharf is on which isle?
    Dogs

    3. What do Spanish Timbrado and German Roller refer to?
    Canaries

    4. Which animal does London’s Isle of Dogs refer to?
    Dogs

    5. Is it the male or female canary which sings?
    Male

    6. In which recent year did the use of Canaries in mines cease?
    1995

    7. Explain the Gomeran whistle and silbadors.
    Whistlers in the Canaries.

    Don’t mention it.

  3. Chuckles
    February 22, 2018 at 18:41

    1. Monk seal
    2. Stepney Marsh
    3. I’ve never met the ladies
    4. Wild duck
    5. Both
    6. It hasn’t
    7. Not in a public forum

  4. The Blocked Dwarf
    February 22, 2018 at 18:55

    4, I didn’t think anyone knew for sure the etymology of “Isle of Dogs”?

    • February 22, 2018 at 21:17

      Probably right but it makes for a good quiz.

  5. February 23, 2018 at 03:19

    1. Dogs.

    That’s the best that I can honestly do.

  6. February 23, 2018 at 03:23

    Continuing with the ‘dog’ theme, a quiz question regarding Doggerland might prove interesting.

    A geology/geography riff of sorts.

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