Sunday, February 28, 2010

WORD PUZZLER - March A


Q1. After controversy during the 2002 Winter Olympics, the International _______ System became mandatory at all international figure skating competitions in 2006 (2 points)

Q2. A type of figure skating spin postion and an animal that lives in the desert (1 point)

Q3. An ice skate blade is made of _____ (1 point)

Q4. In figure skating, term used for traveling multi-rotation turns on one foot (3 points)

Q5. There are two categories of jumps in figure skating, toe and ____ (2 points)


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ANSWERS - February C

The answers to this week's mini crossword puzzle (Word Puzzler - February C) were:

Q1. The country that has hosted the Winter Olympics the most times: United ______ (1 points) STATES

Q2. The sport most recently added to the Winter Olympic competitive schedule (2 points) SNOWBOARDING

Q3. Town in Russia that will host the 2014 Winter Olympics (3 points) SOCHI

Q4. The only country ever to have boycotted a Winter Olympic Games (3 points) TAIWAN

Q5. The town that hosted the first post-war Winter Olympic Games (2 points)  ST MORITZ

Balrub was the winner of the February competition - congratulations!
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Sunday, February 21, 2010

WORD PUZZLER - February C


Q1. The country that has hosted the Winter Olympics the most times: United ______ (1 points)

Q2. The sport most recently added to the Winter Olympic competitive schedule (2 points)

Q3. Town in Russia that will host the 2014 Winter Olympics (3 points)

Q4. The only country ever to have boycotted a Winter Olympic Games (3 points)

Q5. The town that hosted the first post-war Winter Olympic Games (2 points)


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ANSWERS - February B

The answers to this week's mini crossword puzzle (Word Puzzler - February B) were:

Q1. According to legend it was ______ that named years after 12 animals, forming the Chinese Calendar / Zodiac (3 points) BUDDHA

Q2. Traditionally Chinese visit the ______ members of their family on the first day of Chinese New Year (2 points)  OLDEST

Q3. 2010 is the year of the _____   (2 points)  TIGER

Q4. Favoured colour for New Year celebrations, symbolizing fire  (1 point)  RED

Q5. Light traditionally carried in an evening parade under the full moon (2 points)  LANTERN

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Sunday, February 14, 2010

WORD PUZZLER - February B

Q1. According to legend it was ______ that named years after 12 animals, forming the Chinese Calendar / Zodiac (3 points)

Q2. Traditionally Chinese visit the ______ members of their family on the first day of Chinese New Year (2 points)

Q3. 2010 is the year of the _____   (2 points)

Q4. Favoured colour for New Year celebrations, symbolizing fire  (1 point)

Q5. Light traditionally carried in an evening parade under the full moon (2 points)

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ANSWERS - February A

The answers to this week's mini crossword puzzle (Word Puzzler - February A) were:

Q1. 2002 Winter Olympics (Salt Lake City) mascot trio, a ______, a hare and a bear  ( 2 points)  COYOTE

Q2. Sidekick of the 2010 Winter Olympics mascots, a Vancouver Island ______ (1 point)  MARMOT

Q3. 1998 Winter Olympics (Nagano) mascot quartet, four ____ (2 points)  OWLS

Q4. 2000 Summer Olympics (Sydney) mascot trio, a __________, a platypus and an echidna  (2 points)  KOOKABURRA

Q5. 2008 Summer Paralympics (Beijing) mascot, a multi-coloured ___ (3 points)  COW

The winner this week is Balrub, scoring the full 10 points on offer.

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Sunday, February 7, 2010

WORD PUZZLER - February A



Q1. 2002 Winter Olympics (Salt Lake City) mascot trio, a ______, a hare and a bear  ( 2 points)

Q2. Sidekick of the 2010 Winter Olympics mascots, a Vancouver Island ______ (1 point)

Q3. 1998 Winter Olympics (Nagano) mascot quartet, four ____ (2 points)

Q4. 2000 Summer Olympics (Sydney) mascot trio, a __________, a platypus and an echidna  (2 points)

Q5. 2008 Summer Paralympics (Beijing) mascot, a multi-coloured ___ (3 points)

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ANSWERS - January E

The answers to this week's mini crossword puzzle (Word Puzzler - January E) were:

Q1. Blooms, blossoms  (1 point)  FLOWERS

Q2. The part of a plant where photosynthesis occurs (2 points)  LEAF

Q3. The underground organ of a plant that absorbs water and nutrients (2 points)  ROOT

Q4. Term for a plant that is expected to live for more than 3 growing seasons (3 points)  PERENNIAL

Q5. Underground food storage organs of dormant plants; daffodils grow from these (3 points)  BULBS

The winner of the January 2010 competition is Balrub - congratulations!

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