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Old 11 Oct 2008, 14:17   #1 (permalink)
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Yes, it's time for another one. The top 3 scores will receive karma. Answers need to be submitted before 12PM GMT on Monday. All submissions need to be PMed to me.

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1. What was the name of the Mechanicus that was on Tyran when the Tyranids attacked?

2. What was the name of the planet that a large section of Hive Fleet Behemoth descended upon in the Macragge system?

3. How many centuries had passed since Behemoth before the noted arrival of Kraken?

4. On what planet did the inhabitants calmly board the bio-ships and commit their souls to their ‘gods’?

5. What happened on Tarsis Ultra that turned the battle for the Imperium?

6. What Ecclesiarchy-controlled world, defended by the Sisters of Battle, fell mere days before the Tyranids were defeated on Tarsis?

7. What did Inquisitor Kryptman establish that labeled him an Excommunicate Traitoris?

8. The Orks and Tyranids fought on what Adeptus Mechanicus world?

9. This labyrinth world is where Kryptman captured a brood of live Genestealers.

10. Where did Kryptman place these Genestealers, releasing the stasis hold on them?

11. What do Barbed Stranglers fire and how do they attack?

12. How many weapons add strength to the shot and by how much?

13. Zoanthropes and Biovores are speculated to get some of their genetic materials from what?

14. What is the maximum amount of attacks that a Carnifex can achieve on the charge and how is this achieved?

15. Who is the only person that has made contact with the Tyranid Hive Mind and lived?

16. What is the name of the effect that happens when a Norn Queen is killed that causes Hive ships to calve and create more Norn Queens?

17. Dactylis are speculated to come from what Tyranid organism and are similar in appearance to what other Bio Titan?

18. What does the Thornback biomorph do?

19. What is unique about the Ouroboris fleet in M36?

20. What is the species name of the Ravener?
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Old 11 Oct 2008, 15:04   #2 (permalink)
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Whew, had to check some of those planet names :-X
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Old 11 Oct 2008, 16:23   #3 (permalink)
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do you want people do know this by heart?
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Old 11 Oct 2008, 16:54   #4 (permalink)
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Whew, had to check some of those planet names :-X
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Interesting thread, unfortunately I can not answer even 1 of those questions.
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Old 12 Oct 2008, 00:50   #6 (permalink)
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Most of the answers can be found in the current codex.
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Old 12 Oct 2008, 03:16   #7 (permalink)
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I know maybe two form the top of my head.
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15. Who is the only person that has made contact with the Tyranid Hive Mind and lived?

- Hive Tyrants, Zoanthropes, Warriors, Broodlords

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Old 12 Oct 2008, 22:59   #9 (permalink)
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Good Quiz. Answers submitted via PM!

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Old 13 Oct 2008, 20:36   #10 (permalink)
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Here's the answers since the quiz is now closed.

1. What was the name of the Mechanicus that was on Tyran when the Tyranids attacked? Magos Varnak

2. What was the name of the planet that a large section of Hive Fleet Behemoth descended upon in the Macragge system? Prandium

3. How many centuries had passed since Behemoth before the noted arrival of Kraken? 2 and a half centuries.

4. On what planet did the inhabitants calmly board the bio-ships and commit their souls to their ‘gods’? Lamarno.

5. What happened on Tarsis Ultra that turned the battle for the Imperium? They captured a Lictor from the original wave and reverse-engineered a bio-virus.

6. What Ecclesiarchy-controlled world, defended by the Sisters of Battle, fell mere days before the tyranids were defeated on Tarsis? St. Capilene.

7. What did Inquisitor Kryptman establish that labeled him an Excommunicate Traitoris? He established a galatic cordon that doomed
hundreds of worlds.

8. The Orks and Tyranids fought on what Adeptus Mechanicus world? Tesla Prime.

9. This labyrinth world is where Kryptman captured a brood of live Genestealers. Carpathia.

10. Where did Kryptman place these Genestealers, releasing the stasis hold on them? The space hulk, Perdition’s Flame.

11. What do Barbed Stranglers fire and how do they attack? Barbed Strangles fire a seed-pod which matures within seconds to wrap and constrict around the target, pulling it apart.

12. How many weapons add strength to the shot and by how much? 3. Deathspitter adds 1, Fleshborer adds 1, and Venom Cannon adds 2.

13. Zoanthropes and Biovores are speculated to get some of their genetic materials from what? Eldar for Zoanthropes and Orks for Biovores.

14. What is the maximum amount of attacks that a Carnifex can achieve on the charge and how is this achieved? 13. 6 for Crushing Claws, 2 for Tusked, 1 for Scything Talons,1 for Bio-plasma and 3 for the scythe tail.

15. Who is the only person that has made contact with the Tyranid Hive Mind and lived? Chief Librarian Tigurius of the Ultramarines.

16. What is the name of the effect that happens when a Norn Queen is killed that causes Hive ships to calve and create more Norn Queens? Hydra Effect.

17. Dactylis are speculated to come from what Tyranid organism and are similar in appearance to what other Bio Titan? They come from Biovores and are similar in appearance to Exocrine.

18. What does the Thornback biomorph do? Doubles the number of models it counts as for the purpose of outnumbering if it is on the winning side in a close combat.

19. What is unique about the Ouroboris fleet in M36? The Emperor is attributed to leading a crusade against the Beasts of Ouroboris.

20. What is the species name of the Ravener? Tyranicus Ophidius Subterra.

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With the answers (and I was lenient on grading... :shifty: ) , here are the top three scores:
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