#211

Touching Grass, Numbers Game, Famous People in Lyrics, One Nation, and Books by Narrator.

Touching Grass

Wimbledon has us seeing green.

1

Is the surface of a grass tennis court, like those at Wimbledon, typically faster or slower than a hard court surface?

2

A species of grass used to create many Australian lawns shares its name with which animal also known as a bison?

3

Which of the following Generation I starter Pokémon is a grass-type - Bulbasaur, Squirtle or Charmander?

4

Headlined by Powderfinger, the very first Splendour in the Grass music festival was held in what Australian coastal town?

5

The Grasshopper cocktail is made with crème de cacao and which other liqueur?

Touching Grass

Numbers Game

This one’s for the mathletes.

6

What is the smallest perfect number - a number that equals the sum of all their divisors excluding the number itself?

7

What whole number does not have its own Roman numeral?

8

A tetromino is a geometric shape composed of how many squares?

9

A dodecahedron die contains how many sides - 10, 12 or 20?

10

What is the only even two-digit number that is twice the sum of its digits?

Numbers Game

Famous People in Lyrics

Can you name the famous people mentioned in these song lyrics?

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Okay, so you're ____ ____
That don't impress me much
So you got the looks but have you got the touch
Don't get me wrong, yeah I think you're alright

12

Goodbye Norma Jeane
From the young man in the twenty second row
Who sees you as something as more than sexual
More than just our _______ ______

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'Cause she's so high
High above me, she's so lovely
She's so high, like _________, Joan of Arc, or Aphrodite
Da-da-da-da
She's so high, high above me

14

I'm a shooting star, leaping through the sky like a tiger
Defying the laws of gravity
I'm a racing car, passing by like ____ ______
I'm gonna go, go, go, there's no stopping me

15

They say I come and I go
Tell me all the ways you need me
I'm not here for long
Catch me or I go _______

Famous People in Lyrics

One Nation

We’ll give you a clue, can you name the only country that matches the criteria?

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The only country where lemurs are endemic.

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The only country with coastlines on the Black and Mediterranean Seas.

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The only country that has both the Equator and the Tropic of Capricorn running through it.

19

The only country whose name ends in the letter K.

20

The only country where Catalan is the official language.

One Nation

Books by Narrator

Can you name the famous novel from its narrator?

21

Holden Caulfield (1951)

22

Scout Finch (1960)

23

Louis de Pointe du Lac (1976)

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Ishmael (1851)

25

Esther Greenwood (1963)

Books by Narrator

Last Week's Scores

Top Scores

  • 22 Jema and Friends
  • 22 Evan & Siân
  • 20 Tracy and Liam
  • 20 Paradise Peeps
  • 24 The Prestons
  • 21 Tim and Zoe
  • 23 The Rowntrees
  • 21 Lee and Chris

Random Scores

  • 14 M&R
  • 16 Matt
  • 9 Mel
  • 16 Dulwichillbillies
  • 11 The Ericsons
  • 12 Sean
  • 11 Pat & Shez
  • 14 MorGenge
15 points was last week's average score.

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