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PINK PENGUIN’S G.C.S.E. EXAM

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Hidden : 5/31/2008
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
2 out of 5

Size: Size: other (other)

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Geocache Description:

An unusual little microcache which is not at the listing co-ordinates but not far away beside a canal. It is one of the caches set up for the "CITO IT IN SOLIHULL" event in May 2008. Can you pass the Penguin's GCSE exam?

You'll find Pink Penguin's cache 3 to 4 feet up in one of the many ivy-covered trees in or near Priory Fields Nature Reserve. To find it’s location you’ll have to see if you can pass your G.C.S.E. in 10 subjects.
The cache is at N 52 24. “???” W 001 51. “***”

MATHS
What is 769 multiplied by 63? Answer = a

ENGLISH LANGUAGE
What is this symbol called : Number of letters = b

ENGLISH LITERATURE
Bottom is a character in a famous romantic comedy written by Shakespeare. The number of words (including definite or indefinite article) in the title of this play = c

GEOGRAPHY
Which continent, which begins and ends with the same letter, has the most penguins?
Number of letters = d

HISTORY
Add together the year that man first landed on the moon to the year that England won the FIFA World Cup to the year that Queen Elizabeth II was crowned.
Answer = e

PHYSICS
What is the abbreviated name for the unit of electric current (amount of electric charge per second) which can also stand for a device that makes sound louder? Number of letters = f

CHEMISTRY
This metal (also called ‘Quicksilver’) is liquid at room temperature. The number of letters in its proper chemical name (not its chemical symbol) = g

BIOLOGY
How many legs does a spider have? Answer = h

MUSIC
This composer rolled over and wrote 9 symphonies. The number of letters in his last name = j

RE
Before you exit the exam room, what is the second book in the Old Testament? The number of letters in the title = k

TO FIND “???”
Subtract the first 3 digits of ‘a’ from the first 3 digits of ‘e’ to get a 3 digit number. Then add to this the product of ‘d’ and ‘h’ to get “???”

TO FIND “***”
Multiply ‘c’ ‘g’ and ‘j’ together to get a 3 digit number.
Then multiply ‘b’ by ‘k’ and divide by ‘f’ to give a 2 digit number. Add these 2 digits together and add the result to your 3 digit answer to give “***”

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Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Va sbex bs unjgubea; R fvqr bs phg

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
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N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

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