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Brother and Sisters

  1. In a famous 1902 book, who has three sisters called Flopsy, Mopsy and Cotton Tail?
  2. What two word term originated from the unusual condition of brother Chang and Eng Bunker?
  3. What was the surname of the twin brothers that compiled the first Guiness Book of Records?
  4. Which TV sitcom character had sisters called Violet, Daisy and Rose?
  5. Brothers Jonny and Colin Greenwood formed which English rock band in 1985?
  6. Georgiana is the fictional sister of Fitzwilliam in which novel?
  7. Can you give any first name of the Romanian twin sisters also known as the pop duo The Cheeky Girls?
  8. Who is the sister of English television presenter and actor Keith Chegwin?
  9. Can you name the actor brother of actress Julia Roberts?
  10. What is the name of American actor, rapper, singer and songwriter Jaden Smith's sister?
  11. What was the name of Henry VIII's eldest brother?
  12. Can you name the eldest of the Kardashian sisters?

Answers:

  1. Peter Rabbit
  2. Siamese twins
  3. McWhirter
  4. Hyacinth Bucket
  5. Radiohead
  6. Pride and Prejudice
  7. Gabriela or Monica (Irimia is their last name)
  8. Janice Long
  9. Eric Roberts
  10. Willow Smith
  11. Arthur
  12. Kourtney (then in order of age, Kim, and Khloe)



Right and Left Quiz

  1. Does the statue of Liberty hold her torch in the right or left hand?
  2. Name the most populated country in the world where everyone drives on the left side?
  3. Admiral Nelson lost his right arm leadiing a doomed assault on which island?
  4. On a standard UK keyboard, left and right brackets feature on which two number keys?
  5. Which comedian was famous for wearing wellington boots labelled 'L' for left and 'R' for right?
  6. Facing forward, is starboard the right-hand side or the left-hand side?
  7. In heraldry, if the term 'dexter' refers to the right, what word is used to signify to the left?
  8. In which sport was left-handed play ruled out in 1975 for safety reasons?
  9. In politics, the terms 'Left' and 'Right' were first used during which historical event?
  10. In The Simpsons, can you name the store in the Springfield Mall that specializes in products for left-handed people?
  11. Which actor plays Billy the Kid in the 1958 American western film The Left Handed Gun?
  12. Which British band has won Ivor Novello Awards for the songs "I'm Too Sexy" and "Deeply Dippy"?
  13. What do we call a remark that seems to say something nice about a person but could also be an insult?
  14. What does the sculpture David, by Michelangelo, hold in his right hand?
  15. In boxing, what name is given to the normal stance of a left-handed boxer?
  16. If sinistral is derived from the Latin word for 'left', which derived word from Latin would mean 'right'?
  17. It is British tradition at a formal dinner for which drink to always be passed to the left?

Answers:

  1. Right hand
  2. India
  3. Tenerife (the largest and most populated island of the Canary Islands)
  4. 9 and 0
  5. Jimmy Cricket
  6. Right-hand side (and port is the left-hand side)
  7. Sinister
  8. Polo
  9. The French Revolution
  10. Leftorium
  11. Paul Newman
  12. Right Said Fred
  13. A left-handed compliment
  14. A rock
  15. Southpaw
  16. Dextral
  17. Port



Buildings Quiz

  1. Beetham Tower, a 47-storey skyscraper, is in which British city?
  2. Which architect designed the Shard, an 87-storey London skyscraper?
  3. The Circus is a fine example of Georgian architecture in which British city?
  4. In which American state can you now cross London Bridge?
  5. Which New York skyscraper held the record for the world's tallest building for just 338 days, from 1930 to 1931?
  6. In which British city is there a Bridge of Sighs?
  7. The Monument in London commemorates which event? And give the year of this event?
  8. The Gateway Arch is a 630-foot monument in which American city?
  9. St Paul's Cathedral was designed by which English architect?
  10. What four presidents are featured on Mount Rushmore? And in which state is this sculpture?

Answers:

  1. Manchester
  2. Renzo Piano
  3. Bath
  4. Arizona
  5. Chrysler Building
  6. Cambridge
  7. The Great Fire of London, 1666
  8. St. Louis
  9. Sir Christopher Wren
  10. Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt - South Dakota



Mascots Quiz

  1. Leo the Lion is the mascot for which Hollywood film studio?
  2. Which British insurance company has a nodding bulldog as its mascot?
  3. A golden robot called Mr. Chips is which game show's mascot?
  4. The iconic Fat Charlie logo is associated with which major brand?
  5. What type of animal is Geoffrey, The Toys 'R' Us mascot?
  6. Underneath his overall, Ronald McDonald wears a striped shirt featuring which two colours?
  7. What name is the mascot Bibendum or Bib better known by?
  8. What type of animal was Zakumi, the mascot for the South Africa 2010 FIFA World Cup?
  9. The famous blue Twitter bird has a name, can you give it?
  10. On the packaging of what type of food product are you most likely to find Cornelius?

Answers:

  1. MGM
  2. Churchill
  3. Catchphrase
  4. Little Chef
  5. A giraffe
  6. Red and White
  7. Michelin Man
  8. A leopard
  9. Larry
  10. Breakfast cereal (he's the Kellogg's Corn Flakes rooster)



Sidekicks Quiz

  1. Which fictional superhero is Richard John Grayson better known as?
  2. Who has had sidekicks Mel Bush, River Song and Jackson Lake?
  3. Which character from William Shakespeare's play Hamlet, is Hamlet's most trusted friend?
  4. Who had a deaf and mute servant named Bernardo?
  5. Bronn is Tywin Lannister's bodyguard in which television series?
  6. In literature, Samwise Gamgee is the sidekick to which primary protagonist?
  7. Ethel Mertz is generally the voice of reason in which American sitcom?
  8. In the novel by Cervantes who is Don Quixote' squire?
  9. Who is the animated sidekick of Danger Mouse?
  10. Who was George W. Bush's Vice President from 2001 to 2009?

Answers:

  1. Robin
  2. Dr. Who
  3. Horatio
  4. Zorro
  5. Game of Thrones
  6. Frodo Baggins
  7. I Love Lucy
  8. Sancho Panza
  9. Ernest Penfold
  10. Dick Cheney



Musical Instrument Quiz

  1. In Peter and the Wolf what animal is represented by the clarinet?
  2. Who joined the London Symphony Orchestra for a live performance of The Chariots of Fire theme music in the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics?
  3. American comedian, actor and musician Steve Martin is well known for playing which stringed instrument?
  4. Which musical instrument is the national symbol of Ireland?
  5. What instrument means 'small' in Italian, and is a half-size flute?
  6. Almost every modern piano has 52 white keys and how many black keys?
  7. B. B. King named his first guitar and every one he's owned since with what woman's name?
  8. Bud Shank is well known for his solo on the song California Dreamin' recorded by The Mamas & the Papas in 1965; which instrument does he play?
  9. Which former Premier League footballer is also an accomplished amateur percussionist and invented an instrument, which he called 'The Dube'?
  10. Name the Russian stringed musical instrument with a characteristic triangular body and three strings?

Answers:

  1. Cat
  2. Rowan Atkinson in the role of Mr. Bean
  3. Banjo
  4. Harp
  5. Piccolo
  6. 36
  7. Lucille
  8. Alto flute (accept flute)
  9. Dion Dublin
  10. Balalaika



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