Pauls Quiz 241

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1. Who performs the resounding waggledance?

2. What is the heavenly Greek word for messenger?

3. Which famous street in London takes its name from a croquet like game played in the 17th century?

4. The 1,267 ft. Devils Tower in Wyoming plays an alluring role in which 1977 sci-fi film?

5. What kind of weapon is found on the flag of the Barbados?

6. What is the well-known Sanskrit word for 'great soul'?

7. In which children's nursery rhyme or poem are the following consumed? One point for each correct answer.
a. brown bread and butter
b. mince and slices of quince
c. Christmas pie

8. Which guitarist replaced the Rolling Stone Brian Jones after his untimely death?

9. What is used in phytotherapy?

10. Havana Brown, Korat, Turkish Van, Chartreux, Egyptian Mau and Burmilla are all examples of what?


1. Honey bees Waggle dance is a term used in beekeeping and ethology for a particular figure-eight dance of the honey bee. By performing this dance, successful foragers can share, with other members of the colony, information about the direction and distance to patches of flowers yielding nectar and pollen, to water sources, or to new housing locations. A waggle dance with a very short waggle run used to be characterized as a distinct (round) recruitment dance (see below). Austrian ethologist and Nobel laureate Karl von Frisch was one of the first who translated the meaning of the waggle dance.

2. Angel

3. Pall Mall Pall-mall is a lawn game that was mostly played in the 16th and 17th centuries, a precursor to croquet.

4. Close Encounters Of The Third Kind

5. Trident A trident is a three-pronged spear. It is used for spear fishing and historically as a polearm. The trident is the weapon of Poseidon, or Neptune, the god of the sea in classical mythology. In Hindu mythology it is the weapon of Shiva, known as trishula (Sanskrit for "triple-spear").

6. Mahatma

7. Three answers
a. Little Tommy Tucker (Little Tommy Tucker sings for his supper, what shall we give him? Brown bread and butter)
b. The Owl and the Pussy Cat (They dined on mince and slices of quince)
c. Little Jack Horner (Little Jack Horner sat in the corner eating his Christmas pie)

8. Mick Taylor Michael Kevin "Mick" Taylor (born 1949, Hertfordshire) is an English musician, best known as a former member of John Mayall's Bluesbreakers (1966–69) and the Rolling Stones (1969–74). "He is regarded by many Stones aficionados as the best guitarist ever to play with the band, and appeared on some of their classic albums including Let It Bleed, Sticky Fingers and Exile on Main St." Since resigning from the Rolling Stones in December 1974, Taylor has worked with numerous other artists and released several solo albums.

9. Plants or plant extracts (herbal medicine) Phytotherapy is the study of the use of extracts of natural origin as medicines or health-promoting agents. Phytotherapy medicines differ from plant-derived medicines in standard pharmacology. Where standard pharmacology isolates an active compound from a given plant, phytotherapy aims to preserve the complexity of substances from a given plant with relatively less processing.

10. Cat breeds

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