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Great Quizzes - the answer or question includes the word 'great'!

Quiz I

  1. The Great Barrier Reef is off the coast of which Australian state?

  2. The SS Great Britain, the longest passenger ship in the world from 1845 to 1854, is now docked as a tourist attraction in which British city?
  3. Name the most famous horse of Alexander the Great?
  4. Catherine the Great of Russia was born in which country?
  5. The Great Gatsby is a 1925 novel written by which American author?
  6. In the Great Train Robbery of August 1963, the train was heading from which city to London?
  7. In which year was the Great Fire of London?
  8. In the opening scenes of Dickens's Great Expectations Pip is accosted by which escaped convict?
  9. What is Queen Victoria's relation to the present day Queen Elizabeth II?
  10. What is the title of the poem that includes the line: "Great chieftain o' the pudding-race!"?


  1. Queensland

  2. Bristol
  3. Bucephalus
  4. Poland
  5. F. Scott Fitzgerald
  6. Glasgow
  7. 1666
  8. Abel Magwitch
  9. Great-great-grandmother
  10. Address to the Haggis (by Robert Burns)

Quiz II

  1. Great Yarmouth is a resort town in which English county?
  2. British comedy magician and actor Geoffrey Durham was known for many years as the 'Great' what?
  3. Alfred the Great was King of Wessex in which century?
  4. The Great Sandy Desert is in which country?
  5. Which former politician's passion for steam trains led him to make the BBC documentary series Great British Railway Journeys?
  6. Name the only Great Lake not to border the state of Michigan?
  7. Which American President was nicknamed The Great Communicator?
  8. Who recorded the 1957 song "Great Balls of Fire"?
  9. What was the nickname of Flight Lieutenant Robert Hendley in the 1963 film The Great Escape?
  10. Which Sanskrit title means "great ruler" or "great king"?


  1. Norfolk
  2. Soprendo
  3. Ninth century
  4. Australia
  5. Michael Portillo
  6. Lake Ontario
  7. President Ronald Reagan
  8. Jerry Lee Lewis
  9. The scrounger
  10. Maharaja

Trivia III

  1. Nicknamed "The Great One", who is generally thought of as "the greatest hockey player ever"?
  2. Which golfer is nicknamed 'The Great White Shark'?

  3. By what name do we know Pinguinus impennis, a species of flightless bird that became extinct in the mid-19th century?
  4. Which British former long-distance runner founded the Great North Run?
  5. Which British railway company founded in 1833 linked London with the south-west and west of England and most of Wales?
  6. The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during which decade of the 20th century?
  7. The Great Sphinx of Giza is made of which material?
  8. Which war was known as the Great War?
  9. Which newspaper comic strip by Brad Anderson featured the Winslow family and their Great Dane?
  10. What's the latin word for great?


  1. Wayne Gretzky
  2. Greg Norman

  3. The great auk
  4. Brendan Foster
  5. Great Western Railway
  6. 1930s
  7. Limestone
  8. World War One
  9. Marmaduke
  10. Magna