TSS AStro trivia Quiz April 2024

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TSS AStro trivia Quiz April 2024

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Hi everybody,

Here's the April quiz for your enjoyment.

I realise many of you may be travelling for the eclipse and beyond, so I'll keep this quiz open and running for 6 weeks, until May 15.

https://www.theskysearchers.com/app.php/quiz/play/14

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I got 50% fun quiz Joe
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Thanks for the quiz. I got 60%. Could be worse!
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60% here to. Fun quiz Joe!
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40% but I don't do statistics.
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An OK 80% in 6 minutes, hit the wrong button on one mistake, the other was a SWAG.

Much fun again, Bravo!
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Post by Gfamily »


Good Quiz
90% - the one I got wrong, was down to one of two answers, and I went the wrong way, despite me thinking very strongly that the 'other' one rang a bell.
On the other hand, there was another question where it was down to one of three, but I happened to choose the right answer
So, just as easily it could have been 80%
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80% here - it was a good guessing month!

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80%. I missed the questions I was least sure about, so no big disappointment here.
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No spoilers here.
I got 80% and was confounded by the constellation representing an eagle. I also got the brightest DSO object wrong. Well I do live in a light polluted place so haven't seen it with my eyes. That's my excuse!
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