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Funny Quiz Questions I

  1. 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)
  2. In which country are there six villages called Silly, 12 called Billy, and two called Pratt?


  3. Which breakfast food dish was the working title of the Beatles' song Yesterday?
  4. Which phrase does Mel Blanc, the voice of Bugs Bunny, have inscribed on his tombstone?
  5. The UK's Dyslexia Research Trust is based in which British city?
  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 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 planet was the first to be discovered by a telescope?
  16. If you travel south from Detroit, USA, what is the first foreign country you come to?
  17. For what purpose did the Romans use bottled Portuguese urine?

Answers:

  1. Salman Rushdie (whilst working as an adverting copywriter)
  2. France
  3. Scrambled Eggs
  4. That's All Folks
  5. Reading
  6. It's a mineral
  7. Motorway lengths, i.e. M1 is 189 miles long.
  8. They all use nets but no balls
  9. It's a species of bird (blackbird found in the Himalayas)
  10. Cirrhosis. Cirrhosis by the Sea.
  11. Tug-of-War
  12. Spring Festival
  13. Lumberjills
  14. October (31 days and 1 hour becasue the clock go back)
  15. Uranus
  16. Canada
  17. As a mouthwash


Fun Quiz Questions II

  1. Which is the only day of the week that has an anagram?
  2. What modern day animal is most closely related to Tyrannosaurus rex?
  3. People who have sex on a plane become members of which club?
  4. Which phrase was coined in a toast given by the nearly illiterate Member of Parliament Sir William Curtis circa 1825?
  5. Name the only creature able to turn its head in a complete circle?
  6. Which distance was originally defined as one 10-millionth the distance from the equator to the poles?
  7. Which fashion statement was banned in China in 1911 as it was seen as a symbol of feudalism?
  8. What is generally thought to be the first human invention to break the sound barrier?
  9. Which three letters will you often find imprinted on a zip?
  10. Name the only palindromic top-ten hit song by a palindromic group?
  11. Which sport's first international match was played in Manhattan in 1844 between the USA and Canada?
  12. C2H50H is the oldest used drug ever made; what is it?
  13. What is the largest animal that live in trees?
  14. Who received a fan letter from outlaw Clyde Barrow in April 1934 and is also the only American mentioned in Hitler's book 'Mein Kampf'?
  15. A dolorimeter is an instrument used to measure what?
  16. The popular domain name .tv is the Internet country code for which country?

Answers:

  1. Monday (the anagram is dynamo)
  2. Chicken
  3. The mile high club
  4. The 3 R's (It is said that he thought Reading, Writing and Arithmetic all began with the same letter)
  5. The owl
  6. The metre
  7. The pigtail
  8. The whip (and the cracking sound a bullwhip makes is a small sonic boom)
  9. YKK (it stands for Yoshida Kogyo Kabushiki gaisha, the world's largest zip manufacturer)
  10. SOS by ABBA
  11. Cricket
  12. Alcohol



  13. Orangutans
  14. Henry Ford
  15. Pain tolerance
  16. Tuvalu







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