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Quiz Questions

  1. Would you weigh lighter, the same, or more at the equator than you would at the poles?
  2. What sort of tax was introduced in England in 1535 under Henry VIII?
  3. True or False. There are NO tigers in Sri Lanka?
  4. Which tree can come in varieties called swamp, pussy and crack?
  5. What 'act' links Norman soldiers at the Battle of Crecy in 1346, footballer Joey Barton at Goodison Park in 2006, and Ukranian Vitalii Sediuk at the 2017 Eurovision song contest?
  6. Which actor and TV personality, often just referred to by just his last name, was married to Australian actress Beatrice Norbury from 1971 to 1974?


  7. The UK's Dyslexia Research Trust is based in which British city?
  8. A 'snood' is an erectile, funny looking fleshy protuberance on the head of which animal?
  9. What nickname was given to Rembrandt's The Night Watch after being over-restored in the 1940s?
  10. In family relationships, what sort of relation is a male nibling?
  11. Which icon of eleven Carry On Films was also nominated for an Academy Award for writing the lyrics to the song 'Georgy Girl'?
  12. Which two punctuation marks are combined to make an interrobang?
  13. What is the most common natural object to be mistaken for a UFO?
  14. Who came up with the advertising slogans 'Naughty but Nice' for cream cakes and 'That'll do nicely' for American Express? (answer is a person not a company)
  15. In which country are there six villages called Silly, 12 called Billy, and two called Pratt?

Answers:

  1. Lighter (centrifugal force due to the spinning of the Earth is at its maximum at the equator hence making gravity less)
  2. A beard tax
  3. True
  4. Willow
  5. Mooning (showing buttocks to offend)
  6. Christopher Biggins
  7. Reading
  8. A turkey
  9. The Day Watch
  10. Nephew
  11. Jim Dale


  12. A question mark and an exclamation mark (in otherwords, !? or ?!)
  13. Venus
  14. Salman Rushdie (whilst working as an adverting copywriter)
  15. France



Quiz Questions

  1. Which Hollywood film actress, a star from the late 1930s to the 1950s, was famous for her inventions which included technology that paved the way for modern Wi-Fi?
  2. Native to the Caribbean, what sort of animal is the mountain chicken?
  3. Singer Johnny Cash had an addiction to painkillers after being attacked by which sort of animal that he kept on his farm?
  4. Which breakfast food dish was the working title of the Beatles' song Yesterday?
  5. Which phrase does Mel Blanc, the voice of Bugs Bunny, have inscribed on his tombstone?
  6. What is fukalite?
  7. 1 is 189, 2 is 33, 3 is 80; what are we talking about?
  8. What links the sports of fishing, hockey, badminton, discus and the hammer?
  9. What is a Turdus maximus?
  10. After which disease did fun loving acting legend Errol Flynn name his house?
  11. Which event was won by the City of London Police team at the 1908 London Summer Olympics?
  12. What seasonal name do the Chinese put before the word 'festival' to call the celebration we know as Chinese New Year?
  13. During World War II what nickname was given to the British women who worked felling trees and in sawmills?
  14. Which is the longest British month?
  15. Which swimming stroke did Captain Matthew Webb use to become the first recorded person to swim the English Channel in 1875?

Answers:

  1. Hedy Lamarr
  2. Frog




  3. An ostrich
  4. Scrambled Eggs
  5. That's All Folks
  6. It's a mineral
  7. Motorway lengths, i.e. M1 is 189 miles long.
  8. They all use nets but have no balls
  9. It's a species of bird (blackbird found in the Himalayas)
  10. Cirrhosis. It was named 'Cirrhosis by the Sea'.
  11. Tug-of-War
  12. Spring Festival
  13. Lumberjills
  14. October (31 days and 1 hour because the clocks go back)
  15. Breaststroke

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