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Childrens Quiz


Quiz I

  1. How many lines are there in a limerick?
  2. What muscial instrument is sometimes known as a fiddle?
  3. How many states make up the United States of America?
  4. What was the name of the program or project that sent man to the moon?
  5. Soprano, tenor and baritone are all types of what?




  6. How many zeros are there in one million?
  7. What is the capital of Germany?
  8. Which writer's last novel was the Mystery of Edwin Drood?
  9. What is the chemical formula for water?
  10. If a vertical line goes straight up and down, what sort of line runs left-to-right across the page?
  11. In what country were the Olympic Games invented?
  12. Granny Smith and Golden Delicious are types of which fruit?
  13. What is the last name of Agatha, an English writer known for her sixty-six detective novels?
  14. What was the last name of brothers Orville and Wilbur, who pioneered flying?
  15. What type of animal is Harry Potter’s pet called Hedwig?
  16. In which century are we living now, the 20th century or the 21st century?
  17. Which country invented tea?
  18. In which month of the year is Guy Fawkes Night?
  19. What does a cobler repair?
  20. Tokyo is the largest city in which country?
  21. In which game are there bishops, knights and pawns?
  22. What colour are flamingo birds?
  23. Danegeld was a tax paid by the Anglo-Saxons to stop which raiders from ravaging their lands?
  24. What is the name of the device, normally made of metal, used to connect a ship to the bottom of the sea bed to stop it from drifting in the water?
  25. Which river is the longest in the UK?
  26. What is the colour of the gemstone emerald?
  27. In which English county is Land’s End?
  28. How many planets are in our solar system?
  29. Which is the fastest land animal?
  30. A scientist who studies rocks is called a what?
  31. Parmesan and Cheddar are types of what?
  32. What was the original language of the Romans?



Answers:

  1. 5 lines (it's a form of verse, usually funny)
  2. Violin
  3. 50 States
  4. Apollo (Apollo 11 landed man on the moon)
  5. Singing voices
  6. 6 zeros (1,000,000)
  7. Berlin
  8. Charles Dickens
  9. H2O
  10. Horizontal
  11. Greece
  12. Apples
  13. Christie (Agatha Christie)
  14. Wright brother
  15. Owl
  16. 21st century
  17. China
  18. November
  19. Shoes
  20. Japan
  21. Chess
  22. Pink
  23. Vikings
  24. Anchor
  25. River Severn



  26. Green
  27. Cornwall
  28. Eight planets
  29. Cheetah
  30. Geologist
  31. Cheeses
  32. Latin