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An alliteration is defined as the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words. In this quiz all the answers will be consist of two words, with both words starting with the same letter.

Alliterations with Two Word Answers

  1. Which filmmaker is the director and producer of Fahrenheit 9/11?
  2. Which poet wrote a semi-autobiographical poem of his early years called The Prelude?
  3. Who lives in a pineapple two houses down from his best friend Patrick Star?

  4. In American football, name the only NFL team based in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States?
  5. Which term meaning to domineer over or act with complete disregard comes from the practice of arming horses with horseshoes mounted with projecting nails?
  6. Teenager Frances 'Baby' Houseman was played by Jennifer Grey in which 1987 American romantic drama film?
  7. Name the largest inland stretch of water in Britain by surface area?
  8. In North America, what is the former name of Denali?
  9. Can you name the coastal town which is the third largest town in Tyneside?
  10. Which guest host of the BBC's quiz show Have I Got News for You is also known for climbing Mount Kilimanjaro and reaching the North Magnetic Pole on foot?
  11. What name is given to a tournament in which each competitor plays in turn against every other?
  12. Which actress starred opposite Rock Hudson in the 1959 romantic comedy film Pillow Talk?
  13. The aim of which traditional children's playground game is to run from one end of the field of play to the opposite end, without being caught?
  14. Who composed the opera Porgy and Bess?
  15. Which performer, clothes designer and boutique owner was famous for managing The Sex Pistols?


  1. Michael Moore
  2. William Wordsworth
  3. SpongeBob SquarePants
  4. Seattle Seahawks
  5. Riding roughshod
  6. Dirty Dancing
  7. Loch Lomond
  8. Mount McKinley (former name of the highest mountain peak in North America)
  9. South Shields
  10. Brian Blessed
  11. Round Robin
  12. Doris Day

  13. British Bulldogs
  14. George Gershwin
  15. Malcolm McLaren

Alliteration Quiz Questions

  1. Which mutual support and help fellowship was founded in 1935 by Dr. Bob Smith and Bill Wilson in Akron, Ohio?
  2. What was popularized by a 1895 H. G. Wells' story and is a feature of the novel Slaughterhouse-Five?
  3. Name the primary antagonist of the novel The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe?
  4. Which fictional character in the The Munsters according to Herman had the 'plain looks'?
  5. Who directed the 1959 film Ben-Hur?
  6. Which blue cartoon character that spoke with a Southern drawl was created by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera?
  7. Who served as the 31st President of the United States from 1929 to 1933?
  8. How is retired American professional wrestler Terry Gene Bollea better known?
  9. Which football team won their only major trophy in 1987 when they beat Spurs to win the FA Cup?
  10. Which actress starred in the 1996 film Twister and four years later in Cast Away?
  11. In the Wild West, how was the English-born outlaw Charles Boles (noted for the poetic messages he left behind) better known?
  12. Which animated cartoon character created by Max Fleischer first appeared in the 1930 animated cartoon Dizzy Dishes?
  13. Which fortification in South Wales, built by Gilbert de Clare in the 13th century, is the second largest castle in Britain?
  14. Who was the fifth prefect of the Roman province of Judaea from AD 26–36?
  15. Who was eleven times English Table Tennis champion and represented Britain at the Seoul Olympics?


  1. Alcoholics Anonymous
  2. Time Travel
  3. White Witch
  4. Marilyn Munster
  5. William Wyler
  6. Huckleberry Hound
  7. Herbert Hoover
  8. Hulk Hogan
  9. Coventry City
  10. Helen Hunt
  11. Black Bart
  12. Betty Boop

  13. Caerphilly Castle
  14. Pontius Pilate
  15. Desmond Douglas
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