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A set of questions for the parent with a corresponding set for the kids!

Family Quiz II- Parent Quiz Questions

  1. Which South American country is 'entirely' south of the Tropic of Capricorn?
  2. How many children were in the Walton's televion series?


  3. Which Japanese martial art is often translated as 'the way of unifying life energy'?
  4. Which country, the fourth largest in Africa, has been inhabited by Berbers since the late Bronze Age?
  5. Which American president spoke to Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the Moon?
  6. Who was the first English retailer of printed books?
  7. The ancient city of Babylon can be found in which modern day country?
  8. How many American states have exactly one syllable?
  9. What was developed in 1953 by Norman Larsen, founder of the Rocket Chemical Company?
  10. What colour star is on the Vietnam flag?

Answers:

  1. Uruguay
  2. Seven
  3. Aikido
  4. Libya
  5. President Nixon
  6. William Caxton
  7. Iraq
  8. One (Maine)
  9. WD-40
  10. Yellow


Family Quiz II - Younger Child Friendly

  1. Which famous toy consists of colourful interlocking plastic bricks that also come with minifigures?
  2. What sort of apple is found in a man's neck?
  3. Which colour often indicates danger?
  4. What type of animal is Shere Khan in the film Jungle Book?
  5. What sort of famous vehicle was the Titanic?
  6. In the popular nursery rhyme where did 'Little Jack Horner' sit?
  7. Hour many minutes are ther in one hour?
  8. Which city would you be in if you could see Big Ben?


  9. 'A Jack Russell Terrier named Max lives with his owner Katie' in which 2016 film?
  10. What names are given to large sandy barren areas with little rain in some hot parts of the world, an example is the Sahara?

Answers:

  1. Lego
  2. Adam's apple
  3. Red
  4. Tiger
  5. Ship
  6. In a corner
  7. Sixty
  8. London
  9. The Secret Life of Pets
  10. Deserts



Family Quiz I - For the Parent

  1. A parsec is equal to 3.26 what?
  2. For most of the nineties, the world's tallest building was in which city?
  3. Which king was on the throne at the time of the Peasants' Revolt?
  4. Which two letters represent a postcode district containing much of North Wiltshire and a chemical element with the atomic number 50?
  5. In which decade was the first Butlin's holiday camp opened in Skegness?
  6. What does the word 'cathedra' mean in Latin?
  7. Who became Queen of England and Ireland in July 1553?
  8. In which fictional London Borough is television's Eastenders set?
  9. What colour are pencils traditionally painted in the USA?
  10. Which country did the Philippines gain indepenence from in 1946?

Answers:

  1. Light-years
  2. Chicago (Willis Tower, then called the Sears Tower 1974-98)
  3. Richard II (1381)
  4. SN or Sn (which represents Swindon and tin)
  5. 1930s (1936)
  6. Seat or chair
  7. Mary I
  8. Walford
  9. Yellow
  10. USA



Family Quiz I - Teenager Quiz Questions

  1. Which historical figure is supposed to have said the Latin phrase: 'Veni, vidi, vici'?
  2. Where does a troglodyte live?
  3. In which battle did the Duke of Wellington defeat Napoleon in 1815?
  4. Which science is the study of solid Earth and rocks?
  5. Which TV show sees entrepreneurs pitching to potential investors?
  6. What is the diet of giant pandas?
  7. What is the name of the man-made waterway in Egypt, connecting the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea?
  8. In the famous nursery rhyme, who is 'under the haystack, fast asleep'?
  9. Name the river that flows down the Niagara Falls?
  10. What nationality is Nicola Sturgeon?

Answers:

  1. Julius Ceasar ('I came; I saw; I conquered')
  2. In a cave
  3. Battle of Waterloo
  4. Geology
  5. Dragons' Den
  6. Bamboo
  7. Suez Canal
  8. Little Boy Blue
  9. Niagara River
  10. Scottish (leader of the Scottish National Party)




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