Here are some very simple questions for you to ponder over. There are only ten of them, and
we have helpfully even provided the answers. Each question is a description given in dictionary
form about one of the three possible answers, all you have to do is sort out which of the three
possible answers is the correct one.
If you would like to send your answers to us here at we will give
you a mention in next week's edition. An email address has been handily provided for you below the
Easily Effective 'E' Words
- Interception of light of sun, moon etc.
- Bewitch, charm or delight.
- Frame to support picture etc.
- Make mistake(s)
- Small hole in leather, cloth, sail etc.
- Have a place in reality.
- Conventional rules of manners.
- Beginning of an era in history
- Dry Land.
Send your answers to [email protected], please include
your h2g2 researcher name and 'U' number, so credit can be given where it is due.
Correspondence should be with me no later than Tuesday 3rd August 2004
Those that Deserve a Pat on the Back
Who Goes There Answers
- Reginald Dwight
B. Elton John
- Enrique Morales
C. Ricky Martin
- Alicia Foster
A. Jodie Foster
- Michael Douglas
A. Michael Keaton
- Caryn Johnson
C. Whoopi Goldberg
- Harry Webb
B. Cliff Richard
- Maurice Micklewhite
C. Michael Caine
- Susan Weaver
A. Sigourney Weaver
- Bernard Schwartz
B. Tony Curtis
- David Jones
A. David Bowie
You need a mind as slippery as an Eel, and a talent for seeing
things from a different angle to understand H2IQ. A popular h2g2 quiz for several years, H2IQ
returns to once again tease and frustrate with questions and problems for you to solve. In each QED
I will repeat a question once used in the 'infamous' H2IQ quiz and all you have to do is answer it in
the 'H2IQ Revisited' conversation below. All those who give vaguely the correct answer will have
their name printed in the next published QED. Now for the question...
If you put a coin in an empty bottle and insert a cork into the neck of the bottle, how could you
remove the coin without taking the cork out or breaking the bottle?
Last Times H2IQ Revisited Answer
Q. Close your eyes and move 5 steps to the right.
Then 3 steps to the left.
Forward five steps.
Turn 45 degrees.
Finally flap your arms like a chicken.
What do you see?
A. Nothing, your eyes are closed!!
Those with the correct answer or at least agreed with the correct answer in
order of posting -
In total agreement was -
Had Trouble with a wardrobe of his aquaintance -