Clarice James

Smart, Fun, Relatable Fiction



Here’s a little quiz based on random questions I’ve had over the past few weeks. You can see how my mind wanders. Pretty scary.

 Roy Orbison  1.       Do you recognize this singer?
 Mustard seed  2.       Do you know this seed’s name?
 nebraska  3.       What is this state?
 harperlee-190   4.       Do you recognize this author?
 u-umlaut  5.       Do you know what the two dots over the letter are called?
 Chartreuse_429758_i0  6.       What is this greenish-yellow called?
 pocket book hat  7.       What kind of pocketbook is this?
 anime cartoon characters   8.       What is this type of animation called?
 Cherry-pitter-1  9.       What is this tool used for?
 bunsen  10.   What holiday is celebrated on March 31st?

Did you know or did you guess?   Here are the answers below.

   1.       Roy Orbison—before he started wearing his trademark dark glasses.
 Mustard seed  2.       Mustard seed. They are the small round seeds of various mustard plants. The seeds are usually about 1 or 2 mm in diameter.
 nabraska name  3.       Now do you recognize it? (Okay, so I had it upside down.)
 Harper Lee  4.       Harper Lee. Published in 1960, To Kill a Mockingbird was her first book and won the Pulitzer Prize. Fifty-five years later, at 88, she’s publishing her second book–a sequel to her first.
 u-umlaut  5.       Umlaut. It indicates a special pronunciation.
 Chartreuse  6.       Chartreuse.
 pocketbook hat only   7.       It’s a hat, not a pocketbook.
 Anime-logo-square   8.       Anime. They’re Japanese animated productions.
 a new cherry pitter  9.       Here’s a modern-day version. It’s a cherry-pitter.
    10.   Bunsen Burner Day celebrates the birthday of its creator, German chemist Robert Wilhelm Eberhard von Bunsen.