October Quiz Challenge – Win £10

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And The Winner Is…

bsayburn
DOB – 27/06/73
[Claimed]

Thank you so much to everyone who took part.


Previous Answers

1) How many apples conundrum – 3
2) How many stars are on the flag of the United States of America? – 50
3) Answer – Pink
4) Which country had a Prime Minister and President who were twin brothers? – Poland
5) Who was known as the ‘Voice of Europe’ after winning the Eurovision Song Contest three times – Twice as the singer, and once as the song writer? – Johnny Logan
6) How long does a rugby match last (without extra time)? – 80 minutes
7) There are three primary colours. Two of which are red and blue. What is the third? – Yellow
8) Who discovered the antibiotic penicillin? – Alexander Fleming
9) What is the main component in glass? – (Silica) Sand
10) What day of the week is Halloween this year (2017)? – Tuesday
11) In what year did Microsoft release Windows 10? – 2015
12) Wellington is the capital city of which country? – New Zealand
13) How many vowels are there in the word ‘advantageous’? – 6
14) How many cards are there in a standard deck of playing cards? – 52 (Although 54 accepted to include two jokers)
15) How many degrees are there in a right angle? – 90
16) Which country won the first Eurovision Song Contest in 1956? – Switzerland
17) What year is the next leap year? – 2020
18) What day of the week is Christmas Day this year (2017)? – Monday
19) Which fictional character said “..Your future is whatever you make it. So make it a good one..”? – Doc (Emmett) Brown
20) How many Monday’s are there in the month January 2018? – 5
21) What date was the old round £1 coin withdrawn from circulation? – 15th October 2017
22) What is one fifth of 1,000 ? – 200
23) Which chemical element has the symbol ‘Na’? – Sodium
24) What colour will you get if you mix yellow and blue together? – Green
25) How many years are there in a century? – 100
26) Who is the only remaining original character in Coronation Street? – Ken Barlow (William Roache)
27) In what country did the supermarket ‘Lidl’ originate? – Germany
28) Which American state has the nickname ‘Evergreen State’? – Washington
29) Which ocean is the deepest in the world? – Pacific Ocean
30) What type of pasta is shaped like a bow-tie? – Farfalle or Farfallone
31) Which 1978 film had the characters Laurie Strode and Michael Myers? – Halloween

The 31 Day October Quiz Challenge

Due to popular demand this month I am returning with a quiz. I’m sure like last time some of the questions will know straight away, with others taking a little more time to work out – and even have you go searching for the answer. Each day in October a new question will be displayed below. If you manage to answer a question correctly you will receive 2 entries into the draw. If you get the question wrong you will receive 1 entry (just for giving it a try). All entries will be pooled at the end of the month and one winner drawn at random.
The competition started on 1st October 2017 and runs until the end of the month. The last question will be shown on 31st October 2017, with the winner being announced here on 1st November 2017. The winner will then have 24 hours to claim their £10 cash prize, so be sure to check back.

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bsayburn
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bsayburn

I’m absolutely delighted to be the winner – Such a lovely surprise. Many thanks!

Debbie
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Debbie

Well done bsayburn 👍

Santamaria
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Santamaria

Well done bsayburn

Angelicalish
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Angelicalish

Well done Bsayburn 🙂

Elsee
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Elsee

1978? Is it really that long ago? – means I must be VERY OLD

Maggie
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Maggie

🦋 I’ve had so many problems accessing this site for a total of 11 days and therefore been unable to participate fully in the competition and Draws, there’s been days when the site wouldn’t load, saying the server is down, error 404 etc, so many different messages, I’d play for days then the site wouldn’t work for a couple of days, it started working and for the last 6 days alone I’ve been locked out for some stupid reason. Tried clearing history, Cache, Cookies etc, even done a hard refresh, everything I’ve been told to do in the past but… Read more »

Cheryl
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Cheryl

Is today’s not due to halloween gremlins but to clock gremlins?

Ruskin
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Ruskin

Changed now

allicat
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allicat

🙁 missed yesterdays. Checked a few times and it hadn’t been updated….. and i knew the answer

Angelicalish
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Angelicalish

I was the same *pout*

Anjay
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Anjay

Hi Daniel, when I clicked submit today, the page froze and I had to refresh and re-submit the same answer as I wasn’t sure whether it went through the first time. Second time around worked though and the green “Your entry has been successfully submitted…” appeared. Just wanted to let you know…

Thanks.

Wendy
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Wendy

Groundhog day ……… ha ha ha, another glitch 💻

Cheryl
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Cheryl

The Halloween gremlins are out early…

Ruskin
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Ruskin

“Let’s do the time warp again!” Lol. Just an idea but people could submit y’days answer again – that was allowed to count when there was a similar problem a few days ago

Jane
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Jane

Still showing the Corrie question for me! Anyone else? I’ll pop back later to see if it’s been changed Daniel must be busy. No harm done. x

Ruskin
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Ruskin

Yep – this happened a few days ago & Daniel said he would count those who re-entered the previous day’s answer too

Gwenda
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Gwenda

I answered the question about Coronation Street Yesterday

Ruskin
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Ruskin

Yep – this happened a few days ago & Daniel said he would count those who re-entered the previous day’s answer too

racheldarcy
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racheldarcy

I felt ashamed that I knew the answer to today’s Corrie question lol!!!! I am enjoying the comp though thank you!

David
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David

I also forgot but it must have been on quite late as it wasn’t on by 5.15pm as that was the last time I checked. Alcohol and 2 episodes of ice road truckers caused me to forget 😂

William G
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William G

Damn!!! I forgot to come back later yesterday, so I missed it!!!! Grrrrr 2 points missed…

Ruskin
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Ruskin

🙁 So easily done, like me & Winneroo (thanks for all of the tags there btw). I usually try to comment here & on similar sites if they run late then with luck a reply reminds me

Ruskin
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Ruskin

I hope everything’s ok Daniel & you’re just off partying with Captain Point Club who is also a tad tardy today (or maybe in recovery from some shindig/shenanigans last night 🙂 )

allicat
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allicat

Oooh groundhog day 😉 Hope I remember to check back later.

Wendy
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Wendy

Yes, this is yesterdays question, must be a glitch.

Angelicalish
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Angelicalish

Isn’t this yesterdays question?

David
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David

Yes, no doubt a new one will be on soon.

Angelicalish
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Angelicalish

I’ll wait til later then and hope I remember, thanks for answering

yvon01uk
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yvon01uk

hiya i missed a question the other day, do we have to answer all of them to be entered x

Jo
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Jo

No, you get one entry per answer submitted, plus one entry for each correct answer, ie. a maximum of sixty-two entries for this competition.

yvon01uk
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yvon01uk

ok, thank you jo for letting me know xx

Ruskin
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Ruskin

Umm…Kleptomanium? That’ll walk off with anything that’s not tied down!

Heather10
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Heather10

I submitted my answer but unfortunately predictive text stuck a 2 on the end of my answer. am I able to resubmit?

Ruskin
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Ruskin

I so want to just answer “a number” today because…well…it IS! Lol

Aileen
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Aileen

Think I need some new glasses! I counted the number of SUNdays on the calendar instead of Mondays! I even counted twice because I’d expected the answer to be 5. What an idiot!

Ruskin
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Ruskin

Maybe question 13 should have been how many vowels in the word “ambiguous”? 😉

Simone Walker
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Simone Walker

I have to disagree with the answer of 6 to the question “How many vowels are there in the word ‘advantageous’”. As I said 4 because only 4 vowels appear, as ‘A’ appears 3 times, as your question was ambiguous to the interpretation

Hollie
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Hollie

Sorry I have to disagree with you, there are 6 vowels in the word ‘advantageous’. If the question was ‘how many different vowels are in the word advantageous’ I could see how it would be 4.

If the question was ‘how many letters in the word advantageous’ would you have said 12 or 10?

Maggie
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Maggie

🦋I’m with you Hollie, I took it to read “ how many vowels are in the word ‘ advantageous ‘ “ ?? NOT “ how many DIFFERENT vowels are in the word ‘ advantageous ‘ “ and IF anyone is unsure then ASK someone here as there is always someone hanging around here who will be more than willing to help. IF by chance, you don’t get an answer ( which I’m sure you will.), then put BOTH your answers on the same entry form ( as liverpoolgirl has done ) and explain why you’ve reached that answer.🦋

liverpoolgirl
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liverpoolgirl

I agree. I hedged my bets by saying a total of 6 but only 4 different ones.

David
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David

Is today’s question including or excluding jokers?

Andrew
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Andrew

Two possible answers today, I just know that whichever I go for will be the wrong one!

Hollie
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Hollie

Confused as to how there are 2 possible answers! Hope I’ve got it right now.

Ruskin
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Ruskin

There are 6 vowels but only 5 different ones

Jo
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Jo

Four different ones

Ruskin
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Ruskin

Yeah, that, lol. Pretty sure I got it right in my answer but not so much here 😉

Jo
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Jo

Not sure if this was a trick question, hoping that my answer covered all bases! 🙂

Ruskin
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Ruskin

Hmmm……

Maggie
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Maggie

🦋 I’d never live it down if I didn’t know today’s answer as 1 of my big sisters lives in that country ! ☺️🦋

Carl
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Carl

Alexander Fleming went the doctors for an appointment. Receptionist said “Can you make Wednesday?” He said “Im not sure”. She said “Okay Ill penicillin you in.”

Ruskin
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Ruskin

Oh boy – trick question today or double bluff? Hope I’ve covered the bases 🙂

Elsee
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Elsee

Agree, I’ve gone with the obvious.

Carl
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Carl

Love these quizzes…worth putting a short reminder of the questions before the answer though? (E.g. “pink and white”, “usa flag”, “power twins”, etc). Dunno if thats changed cos having the whole question there made it too long or not.

Maggie
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Maggie

🦋 well, given my mixed parentage I definitely knew today’s answer so far so good I should have all the answers correct to date, if not then I’ll wanna know why Daniel !! 😜😉😂🦋

liverpoolgirl
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liverpoolgirl

Mixed parentage? Do you mean one man and one woman?! JK (as I’m sure you know) 😀

Angelicalish
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Angelicalish

Oops I think I missed yesterdays question. Oh well

Graham Igglesden
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Graham Igglesden

I have the same trouble. I use an ‘aol.com’ email address and there is an ongoing issue with them not forwarding messages in a timely manner. I’ve had Tuesday’s reminder arrive in my inbox on Thursday!. I’m not sure where it gets held up but I definitely need to set myself up a reminder because I forget to log in without FBL’s email

Angelicalish
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Angelicalish

As long as the site is on my favourites I go through them but its been a taxing week so forgetting what I have done lol. How about setting a phone alarm reminder?

Carl
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Carl

I never rely on email reminders, have a list of the lottery sites on my favourites whereby the first one is my homepage. Almost impossible to forget!

Phil
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Phil

According to Google ‘voice of Europe’ is a news page.

Heather10
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Heather10

I’ve answered but not sure it’s correct, I found someone whose songs won 3 times (2 X this person as singer, 1 X as songwriter). If it’s not correct then no idea as no record however I word the question on google

Ruskin
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Ruskin

Voice of Europe? Joey Tempest surely? 😉

Santamaria
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Santamaria

Haha, I remember Europe. “We’re heading for Venus, maybe they’ve seen us”. Eat your heart out Bob Dylan!

Ruskin
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Ruskin

Remember??? They haven’t given up yet! It was always a worry what “Venus” could rhyme with…. Lol

Santamaria
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Santamaria

I hadn’t thought of that, I’ve obviously led a sheltered life! I’m going to go and google JT now, see if the years have been kind.

Ruskin
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Ruskin

Can’t actually remember what Q2 was so no idea if I said 50 or not, lol

David
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David

It was how many stars on the U.S. flag

Ruskin
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Ruskin

So it was – thanks, I couldn’t remember for the life of me, lol. I got it right too 🙂

Paula
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Paula

It was how many stars has the American flag 😊 x

Ruskin
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Ruskin

So it was – thanks, I couldn’t remember for the life of me, lol. I got it right too 🙂

Angelicalish
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Angelicalish

I’m no good at breainteasers but I’ll have a go lol

Ruskin
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Ruskin

If this is 30 days what happens on Halloween? How can we survive it without a question??? 😉

Elsee
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Elsee

My screen says 31 days

Ruskin
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Ruskin

So does mine now, lol. I think someone has been singing the rhyme then editing 🙂

Susan
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Susan

Or using their knuckles. I have only just found that one out a few years ago. For those who don’t know make a fist. Starting from either your little finger or your fore finger is January the dip is February, March is the next knuckle and so on when you get to July you then count August on the same knuckle and then continue. All the knuckles are 31 days the dips are 30 of course except February which is 28 or 29. Nice easy visual reminder although I still use the rhyme. 😊