WHO Poll
Q: 2023/24 Hopes & aspirations for this season
a. As Champions of Europe there's no reason we shouldn't be pushing for a top 7 spot & a run in the Cups
24%
  
b. Last season was a trophy winning one and there's only one way to go after that, I expect a dull mid table bore fest of a season
17%
  
c. Buy some f***ing players or we're in a battle to stay up & that's as good as it gets
19%
  
d. Moyes out
37%
  
e. New season you say, woohoo time to get the new kit and wear it it to the pub for all the big games, the wags down there call me Mr West Ham
3%
  



zico 7:39 Mon Dec 4
Daily Quiz anyone? New Thread
OK. So here's the quiz thread part 2.

You know the rules. Don't post your answers before the quizzer does.

Don't forget to post your scores

Replies - Newest Posts First (Show In Chronological Order)

zebthecat 3:12 Sat Mar 2
Re: Daily Quiz anyone? New Thread
23 thanks zico and the hard verson.

easthammer 2:33 Sat Mar 2
Re: Daily Quiz anyone? New Thread
15 thanks Zico,

Mad Dog 10:02 Fri Mar 1
Re: Daily Quiz anyone? New Thread
23. Hard way. Gracias

Westside 8:46 Fri Mar 1
Re: Daily Quiz anyone? New Thread
19, the hard way. Thanks Zico.

zico 8:33 Fri Mar 1
Re: Daily Quiz anyone? New Thread
Famous Film Directors Quiz – Match the Director to the two films.

1. Name the film director of Goodfellas (1990) and The Irishman (2019)?
Martin Scorsese

2. Who directed Jaws (1975) and Jurassic Park (1993)?
Steven Spielberg

3. Pulp Fiction (1994) and Django Unchained (2012)
Quentin Tarantino

4. Trainspotting (1996) and Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
Danny Boyle

5. The Bridges of Madison County (1995) and Million Dollar Baby (2004)
Clint Eastwood

6. Alien (1979) and Gladiator (2000)
Ridley Scott

7. Top Gun (1986) and Crimson Tide (1995)
Tony Scott

8. Apollo 13 (1995) and The Da Vinci Code (2006)
Ron Howard

9. Carrie (1976) and Scarface (1983)
Brian De Palma

10. The Hurt Locker (2008) and Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Kathryn Bigelow

11. The French Connection (1971) and The Exorcist (1973)
William Friedkin

12. Deliverance (1972) and Hope and Glory (1987)
John Boorman

13. A Fistful of Dollars (1964) and Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
Sergio Leone

14. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) and Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
David Lean

15. The Shawshank Redemption (1994) and The Green Mile (1999)
Frank Darabont

16. The Godfather (1972) and Apocalypse Now (1979)
Francis Ford Coppola

17. Mrs. Miniver (1942) and Ben-Hur (1959)
William Wyler

18. Spartacus (1960) and 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Stanley Kubrick

19. The African Queen (1951) and The Man Who Would Be King (1975)
John Huston

20. Alfie (1966) and Educating Rita (1983)
Lewis Gilbert

21. The Quiet Man (1952) and The Searchers (1956)
John Ford

22. Brokeback Mountain (2005) and Life of Pi (2012)
Ang Lee

23. Superman (1978) and Lethal Weapon Films (1987–1998)
Richard Donner

24. The Magnificent Seven (1960) and The Great Escape (1963)
John Sturges

25. The Wizard of Oz (1939) and Gone with the Wind (1939)
Victor Fleming

26. Titanic (1997) and The Terminator (1984)
James Cameron

27. Forrest Gump (1994) and Back to the Future (1985)
Robert Zemeckis

28. The Breakfast Club (1985) and Planes, Trains, and Automobiles (1987)
John Hughes

29. Lifeboat (1944) and The Trouble with Harry (1955)
Alfred Hitchcock

30. Annie Hall (1977) and Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
Woody Allen

zico 12:01 Fri Mar 1
Re: Daily Quiz anyone? New Thread
Site just had to crash at that time didn't it!!!

This is the HARDER of the two quizzes, if you want the options at the end see quiz below this one.


Famous Film Directors Quiz – Name the Director of the two films.

1. Name the film director of Goodfellas (1990) and The Irishman (2019)?

2. Who directed Jaws (1975) and Jurassic Park (1993)?

3. Pulp Fiction (1994) and Django Unchained (2012)

4. Trainspotting (1996) and Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

5. The Bridges of Madison County (1995) and Million Dollar Baby (2004)

6. Alien (1979) and Gladiator (2000)

7. Top Gun (1986) and Crimson Tide (1995)

8. Apollo 13 (1995) and The Da Vinci Code (2006)

9. Carrie (1976) and Scarface (1983)

10. The Hurt Locker (2008) and Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

11. The French Connection (1971) and The Exorcist (1973)

12. Deliverance (1972) and Hope and Glory (1987)

13. A Fistful of Dollars (1964) and Once Upon a Time in America (1984)

14. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) and Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

15. The Shawshank Redemption (1994) and The Green Mile (1999)

16. The Godfather (1972) and Apocalypse Now (1979)

17. Mrs. Miniver (1942) and Ben-Hur (1959)

18. Spartacus (1960) and 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

19. The African Queen (1951) and The Man Who Would Be King (1975)

20. Alfie (1966) and Educating Rita (1983)

21. The Quiet Man (1952) and The Searchers (1956)

22. Brokeback Mountain (2005) and Life of Pi (2012)

23. Superman (1978) and Lethal Weapon Films (1987–1998)

24. The Magnificent Seven (1960) and The Great Escape (1963)

25. The Wizard of Oz (1939) and Gone with the Wind (1939)

26. Titanic (1997) and The Terminator (1984)

27. Forrest Gump (1994) and Back to the Future (1985)

28. The Breakfast Club (1985) and Planes, Trains, and Automobiles (1987)

29. Lifeboat (1944) and The Trouble with Harry (1955)

30. Annie Hall (1977) and Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)

zico 11:52 Fri Mar 1
Re: Daily Quiz anyone? New Thread
Another Friday Special with two difficulty levels. This is the easier of the two with options at the bottom of the Quiz. If you want the tougher one I'll post that above.


EASIER

Famous Film Directors Quiz – Match the Director to the two films.

1. Name the film director of Goodfellas (1990) and The Irishman (2019)?

2. Who directed Jaws (1975) and Jurassic Park (1993)?

3. Pulp Fiction (1994) and Django Unchained (2012)

4. Trainspotting (1996) and Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

5. The Bridges of Madison County (1995) and Million Dollar Baby (2004)

6. Alien (1979) and Gladiator (2000)

7. Top Gun (1986) and Crimson Tide (1995)

8. Apollo 13 (1995) and The Da Vinci Code (2006)

9. Carrie (1976) and Scarface (1983)

10. The Hurt Locker (2008) and Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

11. The French Connection (1971) and The Exorcist (1973)

12. Deliverance (1972) and Hope and Glory (1987)

13. A Fistful of Dollars (1964) and Once Upon a Time in America (1984)

14. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) and Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

15. The Shawshank Redemption (1994) and The Green Mile (1999)

16. The Godfather (1972) and Apocalypse Now (1979)

17. Mrs. Miniver (1942) and Ben-Hur (1959)

18. Spartacus (1960) and 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

19. The African Queen (1951) and The Man Who Would Be King (1975)

20. Alfie (1966) and Educating Rita (1983)

21. The Quiet Man (1952) and The Searchers (1956)

22. Brokeback Mountain (2005) and Life of Pi (2012)

23. Superman (1978) and Lethal Weapon Films (1987–1998)

24. The Magnificent Seven (1960) and The Great Escape (1963)

25. The Wizard of Oz (1939) and Gone with the Wind (1939)

26. Titanic (1997) and The Terminator (1984)

27. Forrest Gump (1994) and Back to the Future (1985)

28. The Breakfast Club (1985) and Planes, Trains, and Automobiles (1987)

29. Lifeboat (1944) and The Trouble with Harry (1955)

30. Annie Hall (1977) and Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)

Woody Allen, Kathryn Bigelow, John Boorman, Danny Boyle, James Cameron, Francis Ford Coppola, Frank Darabont, Brian De Palma, Richard Donner, Clint Eastwood, Victor Fleming, John Ford, William Friedkin, Lewis Gilbert, Ron Howard, John Hughes, John Huston, Alfred Hitchcock, Stanley Kubrick, David Lean, Ang Lee, Sergio Leone, Martin Scorsese, Ridley Scott, Tony Scott, Steven Spielberg, John Sturges, Quentin Tarantino, William Wyler, Robert Zemeckis,

easthammer 3:13 Fri Mar 1
Re: Daily Quiz anyone? New Thread
16 which is decent in any language.

Thanks MD

zico 9:03 Thu Feb 29
Re: Daily Quiz anyone? New Thread
Thanks MD. Happy with 10 considering I guessed all but two!!

Westside 8:51 Thu Feb 29
Re: Daily Quiz anyone? New Thread
13. Thanks MD.

Mad Dog 8:15 Thu Feb 29
Re: Daily Quiz anyone? New Thread





According to dictionary entries, which language has the largest number of words (more than 200,000 words)?
B English

2. Which of the following is not a Germanic language?
A. French


3. Which of the following languages is related to Spanish the most
B Italian

4 Which of the following has no.alphabet
C Chinese

5. Approximately how many languages are spoken in the world today
B About 7000

6. Include both non-native and native, which language has the most speakers in the world?
A. English

7.How to say “hello” in Spanish?

B. Hola

8. Which word refers to a language created for communication between people from different countries who do not share the same first language?

A. International auxiliary language

9. What does polyglot mean
C. A person who can speak multiple languages

10. What is the most widely spoken constructed international auxiliary language in the world?

C. Esperanto

11. Which of the following languages is constructed by J. R. R. Tolkien, the author of The Lord of the Rings?

B. Valarin

12. What is the main difference between a language and a dialect?

C. People of different dialects of a language can understand each other, while people of two different languages cannot

13.
Grammatical gender is how the language deals with nouns. Choose the right list with languages from the most to least grammatical genders?
A. German, French, English

14.Which of the following lists includes countries with the largest number of languages?

B. Nigeria, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea

15. Which continent has the most languages?

B. Asia

16. What is the most common word order in most languages in the world?

B. Subject – Object – Verb

17. What does the prefix neo- mean?

C. New

18. How many national languages are there in Switzerland?

C. 4

19. Which country has up to 16 official languages?

A. Zimbabwe

20

What is a dead language?


B. A language that is not the native language of any community

Mad Dog 10:36 Thu Feb 29
Re: Daily Quiz anyone? New Thread
Languages

1 According to dictionary entries, which language has the largest number of words (more than 200,000 words)?
A. Chinese

B English
C Spanish
2. Which of the following is not a Germanic language?
A. French

B Dutch

C Swedish



3. Which of the following languages is related to Spanish the most
A. English
B Italian
C Danish
4
Which of the following has no.alphabet
A. Korean
B Japanese
C Chinese
5. Approximately hownmany languages are spoken in the world today
A about 1000
B About 7000
About 30000
6.
. Include both non-native and native, which language has the most speakers in the world?
A. English

B Chinese

C. Hindi

7.

How to say “hello” in Spanish?
A. Hallo

B. Hola

C. Bonjour

8.

Which word refers to a language created for communication between people from different countries who do not share the same first language?
A. International auxiliary language

B. International supportive language

C. International connecting language



9. What does the word “polyglot” mean?
A. A language with more than 1 billion speakers

B. A country with more than three official languages

C. A person who can speak multiple languages

10.

What is the most widely spoken constructed international auxiliary language in the world?
A. Klingon

B. Na’vi

C. Esperanto

11.

Which of the following languages is constructed by J. R. R. Tolkien, the author of The Lord of the Rings?
A. Bajoran
B. Valarin

C. High Valyrian

12.

What is the main difference between a language and a dialect?
A. A dialect is only spoken in some regions of a nation

B. A language has a written form, while a dialect does not have

C. People of different dialects of a language can understand each other, while people of two different languages cannot

13.
Grammatical gender is how the language deals with nouns. Choose the right list with languages from the most to least grammatical genders?
A. German, French, English

B. French, English, German

C. English, German, French

14.

Which of the following lists includes countries with the largest number of languages?
A. China, Russia, The United States

B. Nigeria, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea

C. The United Kingdom, Brazil, South Africa

15.

Which continent has the most languages?
A. Africa

B. Asia

C. Europe

16.

What is the most common word order in most languages in the world?
A. Subject – Verb – Object

B. Subject – Object – Verb

C. Object – Verb – Object

17.

What does the prefix neo- mean?
A. Water

B. Family

C. New

18.

How many national languages are there in Switzerland?
A. 2

B. 3

C. 4

19.

Which country has up to 16 official languages?
A. Zimbabwe

B. South Africa

C. Spain

20

What is a dead language?
A. A language that has no speakers anymore

B. A language that is not the native language of any community

C. A language that is not officially recognised by any government

easthammer 11:00 Wed Feb 28
Re: Daily Quiz anyone? New Thread
A not very good 10 probably my error was not to give the questions much of a second thought :)

Thanks, Zico

zebthecat 10:26 Wed Feb 28
Re: Daily Quiz anyone? New Thread
12 today thank z

Mad Dog 10:00 Wed Feb 28
Re: Daily Quiz anyone? New Thread
Second person in the seconds quiz to get 11
Gracias

Westside 8:50 Wed Feb 28
Re: Daily Quiz anyone? New Thread
11. Thanks Zico

zico 8:13 Wed Feb 28
Re: Daily Quiz anyone? New Thread
Au Revoir all.....

Famous Seconds Quiz

1. Name the second longest reigning British monarch?
Queen Victoria

2. Which pier is the second-longest in Britain? (Hint: It's the oldest iron pier in the country)
Southport Pier (Southend pier is the longest)

3. After the success of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs in 1937, which was the second animated feature film produced by Walt Disney?
Pinocchio

4. In 1973, which boxer gave Muhammad Ali the second loss of his career?
Ken Norton

5. Name the world's second largest ocean?
Atlantic

6. Who was the second Astronomer Royal in Britain, succeeding John Flamsteed?
Edmond Halley

7. What is the second smallest country in the world?
Monaco

8. Who was the second President of the United States?
John Adams

9. What was Australian John Lany the second man to do on 21 June 1954?
Run under 4 minutes for the mile

10. Which is the second largest county in England?
Lincolnshire

11. Which player is the second most capped men's England football international?
Wayne Rooney

12. Name the second highest mountain in the world?
K2 (also known as Mount Godwin-Austen)

13. When Linford Christie won Olympic gold in the 1992 Barcelona sprint final, who came second?
Frankie Fredericks

14. What is the second book of the Harry Potter series?
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

15. In 1985/86 when West Ham came third in the League, who came second to Champions Liverpool?
Everton

16. Which nation has been runner up at the FIFA World Cup the most losing the final on four occasions?
Germany - (1966, 1982, 1986 as West Germany, 2002 as Germany)

17. Susan Boyle came second to which act in the 2009 final of Britain's Got Talent?
Diversity (a dance troupe act)

18. Which actor played the second incarnation of the Doctor in the British television series Doctor Who?
Patrick Troughton

19. Who was the second Prime Minister to serve under Queen Elizabth II?
Sir Anthony Eden (Sir Winston Churchill was the first)

20. Name the second largest planet in the solar system?
Saturn

zico 12:57 Wed Feb 28
Re: Daily Quiz anyone? New Thread
Admire anyone who can learn a second language,. did French at school but my French now consists of more Del Boy French words than what I learnt in 1980-82. Anyway Bonnet De Douche, and Bonjour until later!

Famous Seconds Quiz

1. Name the second longest reigning British monarch?

2. Which pier is the second-longest in Britain? (Hint: It's the oldest iron pier in the country)

3. After the success of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs in 1937, which was the second animated feature film produced by Walt Disney?

4. In 1973, which boxer gave Muhammad Ali the second loss of his career?

5. Name the world's second largest ocean?

6. Who was the second Astronomer Royal in Britain, succeeding John Flamsteed?

7. What is the second smallest country in the world?

8. Who was the second President of the United States?

9. What was Australian John Lany the second man to do on 21 June 1954?

10. Which is the second largest county in England?

11. Which player is the second most capped men's England football international?

12. Name the second highest mountain in the world?

13. When Linford Christie won Olympic gold in the 1992 Barcelona sprint final, who came second?

14. What is the second book of the Harry Potter series?

15. In 1985/86 when West Ham came third in the League, who came second to Champions Liverpool?

16. Which nation has been runner up at the FIFA World Cup the most losing the final on four occasions?

17. Susan Boyle came second to which act in the 2009 final of Britain's Got Talent?

18. Which actor played the second incarnation of the Doctor in the British television series Doctor Who?

19. Who was the second Prime Minister to serve under Queen Elizabth II?

20. Name the second largest planet in the solar system?

Mad Dog 10:22 Tue Feb 27
Re: Daily Quiz anyone? New Thread
15. Muchos gracias.

Ironically I'm using dualingo to learn Spanish at the moment and perros (dogs) was one of the things I learned about today

Absolutely loving learning Spanish. Knew a little nut always wanted to do it properly. Started a couple of weeks back and got.duoligo just over a week ago. Absolutely whizzing through it.

easthammer 9:50 Tue Feb 27
Re: Daily Quiz anyone? New Thread
12 thanks Zico.

Westside 8:19 Tue Feb 27
Re: Daily Quiz anyone? New Thread
A very "ruff" 10. Thanks Zico.

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