Category Archives: 英語のなぞなぞ!

2018年8月5日「モバイル英語学習」第558号(英語のなぞなぞ!): An Ice Cream Quiz

Notes:
flavor 味;
freezer 冷凍機、(冷蔵庫の)冷凍室;
vanilla バニラ;
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Ice cream is one of the world’s most popular desserts. How much do you know about it? Here are five questions made by Prof. Douglas Jarrell. What do you think the answers are?
1) What is the most popular ice cream flavor?
2) Where was the first ice cream made?
3) How did people make ice cream before there were freezers?
4) When was the ice cream cone first made?
5) How do they sell ice cream to children in summer in the U.S. and Britain?
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 See answers here.↓↓

2018年4月27日「モバイル英語学習」第550号(英語のなぞなぞ): Dangerous Animal Quiz Answers

Here are the answers to yesterday’s quiz. Readers’ Corner will be on Monday.
(1) The wild animal that kills the most people in North America is the deer. About 200 people are killed each year in traffic accidents with deer.
(2) The giant hornet kills about 40 people a year in Japan with its sting. If you see a hornet nest, walk away!
(3) The animal that kills the most people in Africa is the hippopotamus. Almost 3000 people die each year when they are attacked by hippopotamuses. Mothers will attack a boat in the river and bite the passengers if it comes between them and their calf. (by Prof. Douglas Jarrell)
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2018年4月26日「モバイル英語学習」第449号(英語のなぞなぞ): Dangerous Animal Quiz

Notes:
scorpion サソリ;
alligator ワニ;
viper クサリヘビ;
hornet スズメバチ;
hippopotamus カバ;
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What is the most dangerous animal? That depends on the country. New Zealand has hardly any dangerous animals. Australia, on the other hand, has dangerous snakes, spiders, crocodiles, sharks, and even octopuses. My first question is:
1. Which animal kills the most people in North America?
a. the scorpion b. the deer c. the alligator

2. Which animal kills the most people in Japan?
a. the viper b. the bear c. the giant hornet

3. Which animal kills the most people in Africa?
a. the lion b. the hyena c. the hippopotamus
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2016年10月20日「モバイル英語学習」第387号(英語のなぞなぞ ): An Autumn Quiz

Here is a list of things that people in different countries do in the autumn. Can you match the activities to the countries?
(1) People go out and pick wild mushrooms.
(2) Hunting for turkeys is popular.
(3) People make baked stuffed apples.
(4) There are festivals after the rainy summer months.
(5) Autumn is from February to April.
(6) It is a good time to go swimming at the beach.
(7) The cows are brought down from the mountains.
Here are the countries: South Africa, France, Switzerland, Canada, Egypt, Britain, India.
Check out the answers here:

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autumn