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Mar 16th, 2015, 06:31 AM
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Euro quiz # 77 (Mon 3/16)... Pose Your Own Questions

Like last week this is a partcipatory quiz - pose one or two questions of your own - I'll start:

1 -Of EU nations list the three with the lowest highest elevations - in order. (Monaco, Vatican, etc don't qualify - proper countries in the EU and UN).

2- ??? Pose your questions!!!
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Mar 16th, 2015, 07:36 AM
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2. How is called the highest situated mountain hotel (NOT hut!) in the Alps, in which country and in which part of this country does it be?
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Mar 16th, 2015, 07:54 AM
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1. Denmark, Netherlands, Estonia?
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Mar 16th, 2015, 07:56 AM
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Lets try Netherlands, Ireland, Denmark.

The trouble will be about measuring sea level to get this right, I understand the Swiss use the Med and the Germans use the Baltic which lead to at least one bridge being out by 300mm..
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Mar 16th, 2015, 07:57 AM
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3) Highest EU country then?
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Mar 16th, 2015, 07:59 AM
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1- first two are correct and in order - another country is in third.
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Mar 16th, 2015, 08:03 AM
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3 - France - Mont Blanc (or does it straddle the border with Switzerland?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of...pean_countries

after looking I was half right for # 3
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Mar 16th, 2015, 08:20 AM
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.... to clarify, highest on average, not just some sticky up bit and Andora is not in EU.
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Mar 16th, 2015, 10:30 AM
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3. Spain?

4. What are those ladderlike contraptions fixed to the bathroom walls of most European apartment rentals? A serious of parallel rods, usually white or stainless steel.
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Mar 16th, 2015, 10:32 AM
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series, I mean!
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Mar 16th, 2015, 10:35 AM
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Tom, towel warmers. Great for drying out your socks overnight.
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Mar 16th, 2015, 10:42 AM
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flpab: Yes, I had to ask what they were, but forgot to ask how to turn it on. Seems frivolous when the kitchen sinks never have disposers.
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Mar 16th, 2015, 10:42 AM
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Mar 16th, 2015, 10:47 AM
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I too would hazard that Spain is the highest elevation on a whole - a big plateau but not sure - Switzerland would be the logical guess but much of that country is rather low.
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Mar 16th, 2015, 10:48 AM
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5. when the new London Bridge replaced an older London Bridge a few decades or so ago what happened to the old London Bridge that was falling down? Where is it now?
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Mar 16th, 2015, 10:53 AM
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5. Too easy, leaving that one.

6. What European airline announced today that they will start flying transatlantic flights in 2020 from/to up to 14 cities on each continent?
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Mar 16th, 2015, 11:00 AM
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6. Ryan Air is my guess and only a guess.
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Mar 16th, 2015, 11:02 AM
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Austria has the highest mean elevation I think.

London Bridge is in Lake Havasu, Arizona, having been sold.
It isn't true that the buyer thought he was getting Tower Bridge.
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Mar 16th, 2015, 11:10 AM
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3. Peeked, Spain is 4th right after Albania.
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Mar 16th, 2015, 11:18 AM
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6. Yes, Ryanair, will they come thru with the 10 pound one ways they promised (plus tax)?
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