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Hello, I am in the middle of producing a quiz on all matters gardening to run at the next meeting of our local Horticultural society. It needs to be a bit challenging, without being too daunting for beginners, informative and , of course, fun. Has anyone done this before who could give a few pointers? Has anyone any good questions to suggest? And, perhaps more difficult, how can we bring humour to our quiz?
All ideas and contributions will be willingly considered, and thank you in advance for yuor help.
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If you google "Gardening Quizzes "" WW you will get quite a few ideas for questions.
Thanks to both of you. I have followed your advice and now have some good stuff.
Here's one: What have the following got in common? A London bus, a football pitch, The Isle of Wight, Wales and France?
A london bus is RED
a football pitch is GREEN
The Isle of Wight is WHITE
The three make up trhe colours of the Italian flag
Italy play Wales and France in the Six Nations
Stuck on that one Welshonion.
I sometimes compiled quizzes for the local pub. (Not gardening questions) the first page was a picture quiz. I cut pictures out of magazines etc. and stuck them on a sheet of paper then photo copied as many sheets as needed for the quiz. Perhaps you could do the same with with pictures of plants Woody.
Sorry Gilly, it's much simpler than that!
Oh dear ,I thought I had solved it.
Hey welsh onion ....I'm going to be obsessed with that until you tell us
Give up ! ..........
Who stepped into the garden?
Maude. Poor but my best effort Woody
Well, they are all used as informal measurements and comparisons. The length of a London bus; as in the latest massive ship is the length of 58 London buses; that was on TV the other night. An area the size of a football pitch, the Isle of Wight, and a very common one - Wales, they say it all the time - and lastly, an area the size of France.
Brilliant Welshonion - that has been on my mind all night, and now i have the answer. You could add an Olympic Size Swimming Pool to your list too - a very common comparator for volume. Wonder who dreamt them up to start with?
Oh yes, I like the swimming pool!
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