Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Name Trivia Game

As promised, here's a little Name Trivia Game for your enjoyment.

How is works:
--Answer the 10 Name Trivia Questions to the best of your ability without looking up the answers. All questions are multiple choice so just choose one answer.
--After you comment with your answers I will respond and tell you which questions you answered correctly.

Have fun! :)

Name Trivia Questions

1. What does the Biblical name Hannah mean?
"peaceful" / "favour" or "grace" / "covenant" / "my father is joy"

2. Which of these masculine names mean "dog"?
James / Noah / Luke / Caleb

3. Which of these names is not a form of John?
Hugh / Evan / Sean / Johannes

4. What does the Virtue name Verity mean?
"hope" / "friendship" / "truth" / "constance"

5. Which of these is not traditionally used as a nickname for Margaret?
Molly / Meg / Midge / Peggy

6. What do the initials C.S. stand for in author C.S. Lewis's name?
Colin Stone / Clarence Stanton / Clyde Stanley / Clive Staples

7. Which of these masculine Irish names means "little king"?
Riley / Ryan / Ronan / Reagan

8. Which of these girls names was more popular than the others in the USA in 2010?
Jocelyn / Emma / Claire / Bailey

9. Which of these French feminine names means "beloved"?
Amelie / Ariane / Adele / Aimee

10. Which of these boys names was more popular than the others in the USA in 2010?
Eric / Luis / Carter / Jacob


I look forward to seeing your answers!

Your Resident Name Enthusiast,
Miss Laurie

4 comments:

Tristans_Isolde said...

Okay I'm a little scared haha okay here goes:

1. arghh I can remember, I think I will go with favour or grace.

2. I vaguely remember it being Caleb

3. Hugh

4. Truth

5. Midge - thats a guess :)

6. Oh, I have no idea :) maybe Clyde Stanley :)

7. Reagan

8. Emma

9. Aimee

10. Jacob

Wow, That was fun but hard! I loved it :)

Miss Laurie said...

Tristans_Isolde,
Very good work! You answered seven of the 10 questions correctly! The three questions you answered incorrectly are questions 5, 6 & 7.
5. is Molly which is a form and nickname for Molly
6. is Clive Staples Lewis
7. is Ryan means "little king"

I decided to just give you the answers here because you're about the only one who might play or reads this blog these days. I'm glad you enjoyed the name trivia and will try to post a bit more sometime soon! Thanks for playing! :)

~Miss Laurie

Tristans_Isolde said...

Yay! 7 out of 10 that's not too bad :) Thanks for posting this it was a lovely post and so much fun!

Melody said...

Isn't it funny how Isabella and Emma are both popular girl's names?

Wonder if it has anything to do with Jane Austen? ;-)