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The Not-Purple Quiz

Things said to be purple, but which are not really purple, are the focus of this variety quiz.


Quiz ID:#27063
Fun:*** (2.48)
Difficulty:** (1.81)
Created By:dalfamnestAnz******




#1   "I never saw a purple ___, I never hope to see one; But I can tell you anyhow, I'd rather see than be one." Which word completes the second line of the poem?

#2   This singer is occasionally nicknamed "The Purple One", or "His Royal Purpleness".

#3   The British rock band, Deep Purple, is most associated with which of the following hit songs?

#4   If a member of the Roman Catholic Church has been "raised to the purple", he has become ____.

#5   The "purple _____" is a richly coloured butterfly found in central Europe and southern regions of Britain.

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#6   A "purple patch" in a book describes a section of excellence in the middle of quite ordinary writing.

#7   If a book is said to be "spoiled by too much purple prose", the reviewer means it is too often depressing and melancholy.

#8   In World War 2, US cryptographers used a cipher machine named "PURPLE" to encode diplomatic messages to be sent amongst the Allies.

#9   A medal awarded to United States soldiers wounded by enemy action is the Purple _____.

#10   Which of the following is not commonly associated with the colour purple?





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