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Boarding the aeroplane

100 people are in line, boarding an aeroplane with 100 seats, one at a time. They are in no particular order. The first person has lost his boarding pass, so he sits in a random seat. The second person does…

Quiz at Nine

1. What does PDF stand for? a. Page Draft Form b. Personal Desk File c. Portable Document Format d. Printed Data File 2. The word ‘physics’ derives from the Greek phusis, which means: a. Nature b. Matter c. Force d.…

Quiz at Nine

Simple one this evening, as you’re probably worn out: 1.  This country is tiny – virtually a city on the end of a peninsula – and it is ruled with a rod of iron.  Long hair, drugs and crime are…

Who directed … ?

1.  Casablanca 2. Gone with the Wind 3. Casino Royale [2006] 4. Singin’ in the Rain [two people] 5. Chinatown Saturday – here are the answers: Michael Curtiz, Victor Fleming, Martin Campbell, Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen, Roman Polanski

Pernickety quiz

What is: 1. the dot over an “i” 2. the white of an egg 3. the curved shape of the water surface in a glass 4. the physics of the apparent bending of a stick in water 5. the only…