on 24-04-2019 22:05
Hello to all the Thursday Quizzers.
The subject for this THURSDAY QUIZ, chosen by the members, is COLOURS:
There are three questions:
Q1 How many colours are there in a rainbow?
Q2 What colour is water?
Q3 Why are flamingos the colour pink?
No googling, wiki, social media, website seaches for the answers.
Please answer all three questions in the same post as - Q1 = [answer]; Q2 = [answer]; Q3 = [answer].
If you do not know the answer to any question, please say Q? = [don`t know]
This Thursday Quiz is now open and you may now submit your first set of answers.
The Quiz will remain open until 12 noon on Friday 26 April 2019
You may submit two separate posts, each with a set of answers, during the time of this Thursday Quiz,
but you cannot submit your second post until at least one other member has posted their first set of answers.
You may submit one post with one, two, or three answers as given by another member but must credit the member - e.g. "I agree with.... answer to Q2 is ..... "
The results and answers will be given after 1pm on Friday 26 April 2019.
Incorrect answers will receive the * klaxon * . Correct answers will be awarded
Any interesting facts - or amusing comments - in reply to any question are welcomed
on 24-04-2019 22:12
Q2 = Pure water is blue.
Q3 = From their diet of shrimp and blue/green algae.
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on 24-04-2019 22:56
2. A very faint blue tint in pure water.
3. Pink comes from the (toxic) algae and crustaceans that they ingest in the highly saline waters of certain African lakes.
25-04-2019 04:07 - edited 25-04-2019 04:11
Q1. There are 7 colours in a rainbow: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet.
Q2. Pure water is slightly blue.
Q3. Flamingos are pink due to their diet of shrimp and blue-green algae.
on 25-04-2019 07:02
Q2 = Water colour is all colours of the rainbow and then some.
Q3 = 'Cos the blood goes to their heads when the Queen of Hearts plays croquet with them...
(All in the best possible taste, of course!)
25-04-2019 07:44 - edited 25-04-2019 07:50
I wish to correct my acknowledgement on the questions:
I should add I'm acknowledging @pgn's first set of answers not his amusing second set of answers.
Now I'm off to bed as I'm falling asleep as I type this. Nite all
on 25-04-2019 08:40
(3) because of what they eat / drink ... ... ... someone put pink dye in it all
yes @Cleoriff I too remember the rhyme regarding the colours of the rainbow
*possum si vollo* *per ardua ad astra*
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