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    Monday quiz

    1. Into which sea does the Nile flow?
    2. Three continents lie on the Tropic of Capricorn, South America is one, name any of the other two?
    3. In American currency 10 cents make a what?
    4. Afrikaans was developed from which European language?
    5. An Ortanique is a cross between a tangerine and what other fruit?
    6. What Italian word for 'Scratched Drawing' can be found on walls all over the world?
    7. What musical features 'Some Enchanted Evening' and 'There Is Nothing Like A Dame'?
    8. What was the name of the first manned lunar landing mission in 1969?
    9. Which boxer was nicknamed 'The Dark Destroyer'?
    10. What was the name of Ritchie Valens' girlfriend?
    11. What is the procedure called where an anaesthetic is injected close to the spinal cord?
    12. What poisonous oily liquid occurs naturally in tobacco leaves?
    13. Who had his first UK top 10 hit with 'Wichita Lineman'?
    14. Which sign of the Zodiac is represented by the Scales?
    15. In which country was Rudyard Kipling born?
    16. What is the gemstone for September?
    17. What instrument has been nicknamed the 'Mississippi Saxaphone'?
    18. One and a half litres of champagne is known as a what?
    19. In alphabetical order name the three particles that make up an atom?
    20. What is the common name of the' Auora Borealis'?


    Now I've never done a quiz before so this could all go horribly wrong.πŸ™ƒ Answers Friday....πŸ€žπŸ’‹πŸ’‹
    Initial diagnosis 7-4-2021 'suspected MND' confirmed by 2nd opinion 4th June 2021 ALS. Began with R foot limp and lots of falls. Generally weak. Mostly terrified.​​​​​​

    #2
    Brilliant for a first attempt πŸ‘πŸ€—πŸ˜˜πŸ˜xx
    Bulbar started Jan 2020. Mute and 100% tube fed but mobile and undefeated. Stay Strong πŸ€—πŸ˜˜πŸ€—πŸ˜xx

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      #3
      LindaB Very, very impressed Linda πŸ‘πŸ‘ and lovely questions 😘😘
      ​Diagnosed 03/2007. Sporadic Definite ALS/MND Spinal (hand) Onset.
      Eye gaze user - No functional limbs - No speech - Feeding tube - Overnight NIV.

      ​

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        #4
        LindaB Thank you and well done to you for our Monday quiz. its great! πŸ˜˜πŸ€—x

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          #5
          Useless I am, might be able to answer 5!!
          Mum died with MND in 1979 – My sister and I have a wonky gene, probably inherited from mum. Reckon my MND started sometime in 2018.

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            #6
            Oh Linda I've missed your quiz don't do the answers yet. I could have done it whilst waiting for the loo. 😘
            when i can think of something profound i will update this.

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              #7
              It's a tough one.i have four definite two maybe. πŸ˜‰πŸ˜πŸ€—πŸ˜xx
              Bulbar started Jan 2020. Mute and 100% tube fed but mobile and undefeated. Stay Strong πŸ€—πŸ˜˜πŸ€—πŸ˜xx

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                #8
                denise answers tomorrow 🎯
                Initial diagnosis 7-4-2021 'suspected MND' confirmed by 2nd opinion 4th June 2021 ALS. Began with R foot limp and lots of falls. Generally weak. Mostly terrified.​​​​​​

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                  #9
                  9 or 10 depending on the tobacco answer.

                  Doug

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                    #10
                    Either I'm too old or too young, have never heard of that Ritchie bloke 🀩

                    12-15, with a few guesses 🀞🀞

                    We shall see πŸ₯΄πŸ˜˜
                    ​Diagnosed 03/2007. Sporadic Definite ALS/MND Spinal (hand) Onset.
                    Eye gaze user - No functional limbs - No speech - Feeding tube - Overnight NIV.

                    ​

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                      #11
                      Young πŸ˜‚πŸ˜œπŸ˜πŸ˜˜xx
                      Bulbar started Jan 2020. Mute and 100% tube fed but mobile and undefeated. Stay Strong πŸ€—πŸ˜˜πŸ€—πŸ˜xx

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                        #12
                        Let's hope I can remember where I've put the answers πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

                        Richie Valens....Ia Bamba(may not help if you're too youngπŸ€”)
                        Initial diagnosis 7-4-2021 'suspected MND' confirmed by 2nd opinion 4th June 2021 ALS. Began with R foot limp and lots of falls. Generally weak. Mostly terrified.​​​​​​

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                          #13
                          Originally posted by LindaB View Post
                          Richie Valens....Ia Bamba(may not help if you're too youngπŸ€”)
                          La Bamba - a mainstay at weddings, 40ths etc. I know it, yes, just never knew who to blame for it... until now 😏😍😍😘

                          ​Diagnosed 03/2007. Sporadic Definite ALS/MND Spinal (hand) Onset.
                          Eye gaze user - No functional limbs - No speech - Feeding tube - Overnight NIV.

                          ​

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                            #14
                            After three weddings I know it well πŸ˜‰πŸ€£πŸ˜œβœŒοΈxx
                            Bulbar started Jan 2020. Mute and 100% tube fed but mobile and undefeated. Stay Strong πŸ€—πŸ˜˜πŸ€—πŸ˜xx

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                              #15
                              10 I think. Great quiz. Thank you so much.
                              when i can think of something profound i will update this.

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