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a sequence quiz

PostPosted:Mon Dec 23, 2013 9:15 am
by andygoldsmith
A variation on the straight forward connections quiz, this is a sequence quiz that I worte a while ago - the first 9 answers have a sequential connection and question 10 is what comes next in the sequence.....

1. How is nacre (used in making jewellery) also known

2. What is the highest military decoration awarded by the United States government

3. what was the name of former prime minister Edward Heath’s yacht that sunk in 1974

4. Which 1979 Bond movie was the second to feature Richard Kiel as Jaws

5. Which song written by George Harrison , opens side 2 of the album Abbey road

6. Which 1945 novel contains the characters Boxer, Napoleon, Snowball &Old Major

7. What is the world’s longest man made structure

8. The name of Which famous British ship launched in 1869 means `The Short Skirt`?

9. Which 2004 film featuring colin firth and Hugh Grant was the sequel to a 2001 film based on a book by Helen fielding-

10. The first 9 answers contain clues to a sequence, what comes next in that sequence?

PostPosted:Thu Jan 02, 2014 6:31 pm
by andygoldsmith
anyone wan tto try this or shall I just post the answers if anyone wants them?

PostPosted:Thu Jan 02, 2014 6:47 pm
by JUS
1. How is nacre (used in making jewellery) also known
MOTHER OF PEARL
2. What is the highest military decoration awarded by the United States government
PURPLE HEART?
3. what was the name of former prime minister Edward Heath’s yacht that sunk in 1974
MORNING CLOUD
4. Which 1979 Bond movie was the second to feature Richard Kiel as Jaws
THE SPY WHO LOVED ME?
5. Which song written by George Harrison , opens side 2 of the album Abbey road
LET IT BE?
6. Which 1945 novel contains the characters Boxer, Napoleon, Snowball &Old Major
ANIMAL FARM
7. What is the world’s longest man made structure
GREAT WALL OF CHINA
8. The name of Which famous British ship launched in 1869 means `The Short Skirt`?
CUTTY SARK
9. Which 2004 film featuring colin firth and Hugh Grant was the sequel to a 2001 film based on a book by Helen fielding-
BRIDGET JONES EDGE OF REASON
10. The first 9 answers contain clues to a sequence, what comes next in that sequence? :?:

PostPosted:Thu Jan 02, 2014 7:10 pm
by andygoldsmith
sorry - 2, 4 and 5 are incorrect

PostPosted:Thu Jan 02, 2014 8:11 pm
by Tallscot
2. The Congressional Medal of Honour?

4. Moonraker?

5. Here Comes the Sun or My Sweet Lord?

PostPosted:Thu Jan 02, 2014 8:33 pm
by andygoldsmith
those are all correct (the 3rd one is Here comes the sun)

so can you work out what the sequence is and what comes next?

(One word or part of a word from each answer fits the sequence)

PostPosted:Sat Jan 04, 2014 1:30 am
by JUS
You might need to highlight the bits uz numbskulls should be considering :oops:

PostPosted:Sat Jan 04, 2014 9:53 am
by andygoldsmith
okay, the all important words are:

1:Mother of pearl
2:Medal of honor
3:Morning Cloud
4:Moonraker
5: Here comes the sun
6: Animal Farm
7: Great Wall of China
8:Cutty Sark
9:Bridget Jones - the edge of Reason

so what is next in the sequence?

and if you want a bit more help , it's music related

PostPosted:Sat Jan 04, 2014 10:04 am
by Tallscot
Pink Floyd tours, Division Bell next in line?

Thanks to Google.

PostPosted:Sat Jan 04, 2014 10:43 am
by andygoldsmith
Tallscot wrote:Pink Floyd tours, Division Bell next in line?

Thanks to Google.


near enough - they are the last words in the tiltles of the last 10 Pink floyd studio albums

Atom Heart Mother
Meddle
Obscured by Clouds
Dark side of the Moon
Wish you were here
Animals
The Wall
The final cut
A momentary lapse of reason

and as you said - The Division Bell

well done :D