Thank God its Christmas quiz time!
Your annual dose of devilishly difficult quizzing, hot from the Isle of Man - the King William College Quiz. [more inside]
What disaster befell the Asch House? Where do a few surviving hedges keep alive our lost Elysium? Where is there a fully clothed life-sized wax effigy of Sarah? These questions and more in the One Hundred and Seventh Issue of the King William's College General Knowledge Paper
In which city did Peregrinus bring Christmas presents to the poor bookbinder's family?
Which ordinal was applied to Sarto, the village postman's son? These questions and 138 more of similar obscurity will be answered in about a month! Why not have a go yourself while you wait? How many answers can you get without your search engine friend?
The highlight of Christmas - the King William College Quiz. Still pretty damn hard.
King William's College Quiz.
Mefites, your mission: Collectively solve the hardest 100 year old annual quiz around. (Be warned, I think they're getting wiser to the appliance of google-fu science.)
King William's College Quiz 2004-2005
(PDF) has the reputation for being the hardest quiz in the world. It's also the hundredth edition, and they've made it extra hard this year! For what it's worth, here's last years Questions
King William's College annual quiz.
Every year the students of King William's College on the Isle of Man are quizzed before xmas. The average score is apparently 2/180. The kids are then supposed to come back with all the answers after the holiday. Try it - it's pretty hard. (You'll have to wait another couple of weeks for the answers I'm afraid)
King William's College Christmas Quiz
- Pupils at King William's college on the Isle of Man have suffered its annual general knowledge quiz since 1905. Until 1999, it was compulsory and the average score was two (out of 180). Nowadays the questions, set by an unidentified islander, are posted to parents with the end-of-term report. See how you fare. Answers will be posted in the new year. (last year
, last years answers