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Quiz for People Like Us Who Know Everything

This  is a quiz for people who know everything!  I  found out in a hurry that I didn't. These are not trick questions. They are straight questions with straight answers.

1.   Name the one sport in which neither the spectators nor the participants know the score or the leader until the contest ends.  

2.   What famous North American landmark is constantly moving backward?

3.   Of all vegetables, only two can live to produce on  their own for several growing seasons. All other vegetables must be replanted every year. What are the only two perennial vegetables?

4.   What fruit has its seeds on the  outside?  

5.   In many liquor stores, you can buy pear brandy, with a real pear inside the bottle. The pear is  whole and ripe, and the bottle is genuine; it hasn't been cut in any way.  How did the pear get inside thebottle?

6.   Only three words in standard English begin with the letters "dw" and they are all common words. Name two of them.

7.   There are 14 punctuation marks in English  grammar.  Can you name at least half of them?   

8.   Name the only vegetable or fruit that is never sold  frozen, canned, processed, cooked, or in any other form except fresh.

9.   Name 6 or more things that you can wear on your feet beginning with the letter "S."
     

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Answers  To Quiz:
1.   The one sport in which neither the spectators nor the participants know the score or the leader until the contest ends: Boxing

2.   North American landmark constantly moving backward: Niagara Falls(The rim is worn down about two and a half feet each year because of the millions of gallons of water that rush over it every minute.)

3.   Only two vegetables that can live to produce on  their own for several growing seasons: Asparagus and rhubarb..4. The fruit with its seeds on the outside: Strawberry.

5.   How did the pear get inside the brandy bottle?  It grew inside the bottle... The bottles are placed over pear buds when they are small, and are wired in place on the tree.The bottle is left  in place for the entire growing season. When the pears are ripe, they are snipped off at the stems.

6.   Three English words beginning with dw:  Dwarf, dwell and dwindle.

7.   Fourteen punctuation marks in English grammar:  Period, comma, colon, semicolon, dash, hyphen, apostrophe, question mark, exclamation point, quotation mark, brackets, parenthesis, braces, and ellipses.

8.   The only vegetable or fruit never sold frozen, canned, processed, cooked, or in any other form but  fresh: Lettuce..

9.   Six or more things you can wear on your feet beginning with "S":  Shoes, socks, sandals, sneakers, slippers, skis, skates, snowshoes, stockings, stilts.


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