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Quiz I

  1. In American politics what is GOP an abbreviation for?
  2. Why is Max Yasgur's 600-acre dairy farm in the Catskills famous?
  3. In 2016, who asked the quiz questions on the BBC quiz show Eggheads?

  4. Where would you most commonly find the phrase: 'the division of labour in pin manufacturing'?
  5. Also called Broken Twill Weave, what name is given to the distinctive V-shaped weaving pattern usually found in twill fabric?
  6. The London Marathon takes place annually in which month of the year?
  7. What do the eight stripes of white, red and blue represent on Hawaii's flag?
  8. What's the maximum number of quiz questions asked in the end game of television's Fifteen to One?
  9. Which UK charity, formed under the name Cyclebag in 1977, is chiefly associated with the National Cycle Network?
  10. What was Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara's real first name?


  1. Grand Old Party (The Republican Party)
  2. It hosted the 1969 Woodstock Festival
  3. Jeremy Vine
  4. On a £20 note
  5. Herringbone
  6. April
  7. The eight main islands
  8. 40
  9. Sustrans
  10. Ernesto

Quiz II

  1. Which ship was named after the nickname of the witch Nannie Dee in Robert Burns's 1791 poem Tam o' Shanter?
  2. Thule Air Base, the United States Air Force's most northernmost base, is on which island?
  3. What is the first name of Bill Clinton's daughter?
  4. Which Scottish castle was the birth place of Princess Margaret in 1930?
  5. Which two-word name of a chain of holiday villages in the United Kingdom have both words misspelt in British English?
  6. Who in 1961 became the first American to travel into space?
  7. Which planet has a solar day of approximately 24 hours and 39 minutes, known as a sol?
  8. If you have otalgia, what are you suffering from?
  9. As of 2015, how many MEPs are there in the European Parliament?
  10. Which British retailer was responsible for the creation of the ISBN book catalogue system?


  1. Cutty Sark
  2. Greenland
  3. Chelsea
  4. Glamis Castle
  5. Center Parcs
  6. Alan Shepard
  7. Mars
  8. Earache
  9. 751
  10. WHSmith

Quiz III

  1. What was the first name of the Kray twins' mother?
  2. In which sport are left-handed players banned?
  3. Agliophobia is the fear of what?
  4. Which bell is synonymous with the name of Lloyd’s of London?
  5. What board game name comes from the Latin, 'I play'?
  6. What does the phrase 'Fourth Estate' commonly refers to?
  7. In which British city was David Beckham born?
  8. The chonmage is a traditional haicut worn by men in which country?
  9. Bacchus was the Roman god of what?
  10. 'So, you are the little woman who wrote the book that started this great war!' - who said this and who was it said to?


  1. Violet
  2. Polo
  3. Pain
  4. Lutine
  5. Ludo
  6. The press, journalism, newspapers or news media
  7. London
  8. Japan
  9. Wine
  10. Abraham Lincoln said it to Harriet Beecher Stowe (in 1862)

Quiz IV

  1. As of 2014, what is American Bill de Blasio's job?
  2. Coulrophobia is the fear of what type of entertainers?
  3. What was invented for dog training by Francis Galton in 1876?
  4. What word is the exact opposite of nocturnal?
  5. As of 2015, what is the minimum age you have to be to open a Facebook account?
  6. According to a 2012 BBC report, McDonald's was the world's second largest private employer, which company was first?
  7. Name the metabolic process that converts sugar to acids or alcohol?
  8. Severe flooding allowed hundreds of wild animals to escape from a zoo in which country in June 2015?
  9. Who was the husband of actress Valeria Hobson?
  10. Which London bridge crossing the River Thames is located between Blackfriars Bridge and Hungerford Bridge?


  1. Mayor of New York
  2. Clowns
  3. Dog Whistle
  4. Diurnal
  5. 13
  6. Walmart
  7. Fermentation
  8. Georgia
  9. John Profumo
  10. Waterloo

Quiz V

  1. Who asked the quiz questions on television's The Weakest Link?
  2. Dennis the Menace featured in which British children's comic?
  3. What is a funambulist?
  4. In which month of 1945 did Hitler marry Eva Braun?
  5. Which television and radio quiz show for schools ran from 1948 to 1986?
  6. The Bella Twins are famous professionals in which field?
  7. What does MDF stand for (as in the engineered wood product)?
  8. Which U.S. President wrote a foreign policy doctrine regarding European countries in 1823?
  9. Name Alexander Armstrong's seated assistant on the gameshow Pointless?
  10. What nationality is Mark Carney, The Governor of the Bank of England?


  1. Anne Robinson
  2. The Beano
  3. A tightrope walker
  4. April (30th)
  5. Top of the Form
  6. Wrestling (a WWE tag team)
  7. Medium-density fibreboard
  8. President James Monroe
  9. Richard Osman
  10. Canadian

Quiz VI

  1. Which company was founded in Birmingham in 1892 by Frederick Rushbrooke?
  2. Who asks the quiz questions in University Challlenge?
  3. In English, what do the initials of the car manufacturer BMW stand for?
  4. Andy Millman is the main character in which British sitcom?
  5. What is Harry Ramsden's famous for?
  6. What colour is the Welsh word 'coch'?
  7. Name the largest town in the Highlands of Scotland?
  8. Which weekly magazine of humour and satire was established in 1841 and ceased publication in 2002?
  9. Name Ruth Langsford's husband?
  10. Who was MP for Tatton before Martin Bell won the seat in 1997?


  1. Halfords
  2. Jeremy Paxman
  3. Bavarian Motor Works
  4. Extras
  5. Fish and Chips
  6. Red
  7. Fort William
  8. Punch
  9. Eamonn Holmes
  10. Neil Hamilton

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