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Quiz answers

And the answers to our quiz were:

  1. Grant Shapps
  2. Aecom
  3. Joseph Cyril Bamford
  4. Spackle
  5. The Design Council
  6. Keep on Roking!
  7. Conservation of fuel and power
  8. Paul Morrell
  9. Banner
  10.  The Shard

Christmas Quiz

As it’s nearly the end of the year I thought we could have a bit of fun.

So here are some questions for you.

Email me your answers and I’ll consider giving out a prize to the fastest, and the funniest answers I receive.

I’ll publish the answers before the New Year…have fun and enjoy the holiday period

  1. What’s the name of the Minister of state for Housing?
  2. What was the name of the company that took over Davis Langdon?
  3. What do the letters JCB stand for?
  4. This term came to be both a noun and a verb, but it is actually a trademark for a powder or paste designed to fill cracks and holes in interior walls, ceilings and partitions, what is it?
  5. Cabe the government design quango has been saved this year by which organisation?
  6. What did Garvis Snook say in his parting email to his redundant staff?
  7. Part L1A of the building regulations came into force in October 2010, but what does part L stand for?
  8. What’s the name of the governments Construction Advisor?
  9. Apart from Connaught and ROK another household named contractor went in June of this year, can you name them?
  10. What is the tallest building in London?

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I’m now the Managing Director of Mynott Associates Limited my own specialist measurement business. I’ve been in the industry all of my life since I left school. My first job was with Bovis Construction as a management trainee where I trained to become a quantity surveyor. I’ve worked for contractors all through my career, I am FRICS, FCIOB and MCIHT qualified and act as an RICS assessor. I’m also a keen Arsenal supporter having followed them from a young boy

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