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25 Quiz Questions

  1. An event in London in 1858 in which hot weather increased the smell of untreated human waste on the banks of the River Thames was known as ‘The Great’ what?
  2. En passant is a special move in which game?
  3. Aqueous humor is fluid produced by which body part?
  4. What is Yorkshire caviar?
  5. What does the ‘E’ stand for in an E collar, a cone shaped protective medical device worn by a cat or dog?

  6. Which song written in 1967 by Mike d'Abo was also the theme for The Office?
  7. Scottsdale is a city in which American state?
  8. What's the real name of the Cookie Monster and also the man's name used in the 1980s British Gas sell-off campaign?
  9. What word meaning the quality of being bright, colourful, and very noticeable is also the collective noun for a group of flamingoes?
  10. Boto is a Portuguese name given to several types of which mammal native to the Amazon River?
  11. What name is given to the first year of primary school in England and Wales? Hint: It is NOT nursery.
  12. What can be a thick, cold, and creamy sauce and also a county in Ireland?
  13. The ISS programme was conceived in 1993 by both the United States and Russia. What does ISS stand for?
  14. The A1 road stretches from London to which city?
  15. According to the Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling, which animal has great folds in his skin and a very bad temper?
  16. The title of which play written in 1911 by Edward Knoblauch means Fate or Destiny in Urdu and Turkish?
  17. Joseph Jagger was a Bradford textile engineer who broke which bank?
  18. Which country became in 1954 the first independent Asian country to participate in a football World Cup tournament? This country best ever result is fourth place at the 2002 tournament.
  19. Which adventure novel by P. C. Wren is about the adventures of three English brothers who enlist in the French Foreign Legion?
  20. Angel Falls, the highest waterfall in the world, is in which country?
  21. What five letter word is the lowest part of a ship's hull?
  22. What does the 'D' stand for in DC Comics?
  23. In Gothic architecture, what name is given to a carved grotesque?
  24. The Mousetrap first opened in London's West End in which decade?
  25. Musth or must is characterized by aggressive behavior in which animal?


  1. The Great Stink
  2. Chess
  3. Mushy peas
  4. The eye
  5. Elizabethan
  6. Handbags and Gladrags
  7. Arizona
  8. Sid
  9. Flamboyance
  10. Dolphins
  11. Reception
  12. Mayo
  13. The International Space Station
  14. Edinburgh
  15. Rhinoceros
  16. Kismet
  17. The bank at Monte Carlo
  18. South Korea
  19. Beau Geste
  20. Venezuela
  21. Bilge
  22. Detective
  23. Gargoyle
  24. 1950s (1952)
  25. Elephant