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Interesting Question of the Day – 31 March 2017

It’s Friday, which means it’s fudgel time. What does fudgel mean? The first new player to comment on the website with the correct answer wins a free drink at their next iQ Trivia show.

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Interesting Question of the Day – 6 October 2016

Name a five letter word that is pronounced the same as its first letter. The first new player to comment on the website with the correct answer wins a free drink at their next iQ Trivia show.

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Team Name Bonus Point – Week of 28 August 2016

Shakespeare is estimated to have invented 1,700 words. But that still leaves plenty of space in our lexicon for the creation of new ones. This week we want you to be like Shakespeare and invent a word that needs inventing.

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Interesting Question of the Day – 29 June 2016

What are the most commonly used noun, verb, and adjective in the English language according to the Oxford English Dictionary? The first new player to comment on the website with the correct answer wins a free drink at their next

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Interesting Question of the Day – 21 April 2016

In the Oxford English Dictionary in 1933, what word was defined as a sequence of six cards? It has since taken on a very different meaning. The first new player to comment on the website with the correct answer wins

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Interesting Question of the Day – 22 March 2016

This is Edward Murphy, an aerospace engineer from the US Air Force. You probably haven’t heard of him, but you probably have heard of something named after him.  What was it? The first new player to comment on the website

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Interesting Question of the Day – 16 Mar 2015

What do all of the following words have in common? Couscous, froufrou, intestines, horseshoer, signings.

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Interesting Question of the Day – 13 March 2015

If you were to use a dictionary where all the words were spelt backwards, what would be the last word? We’re not counting slang terms, proper nouns, acronyms, or abbreviations, but we will accept obscure words, provided they’re not just

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Interesting Question of the Day – 10 December 2014

In the context of on road cycling, what does the acronym SMIDSY stand for?  (The first two letters are “Sorry mate.”)

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Interesting Question of the Day – 26 November 2014

This is 18th century racehorse Potoooooooo. How is his name pronounced?

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