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Television Round (i)

  1. Which reality television show do you associate with Patti Stanger?
  2. Phoebe Mary Waller-Bridge is best known as the creator, writer, and star of the which comedy series?
  3. Who presents the BBC daytime series, Home Is Where the Art Is?
  4. Peaky Blinders is set in which city?
  5. In the sitcom Gavin and Stacey, what is Gavin's surname?
  6. Which science-themed sitcom features the character Sheldon Cooper?
  7. In the early 1990s, which actor took over the role of Minder from Dennis Waterman?
  8. Nicholas Lyndhurst played Ria and Ben's son in which sitcom?
  9. Lovers Alan and Celia’s late-blooming courtship was entitled 'Last Tango' in which British city?
  10. What's the first name of the character played by Caroline Quentin play in Men Behaving Badly?

Answers:

  1. The Millionaire Matchmaker
  2. Fleabag
  3. Nick Knowles
  4. Birmingham
  5. Shipman
  6. The Big Bang Theory
  7. Gary Webster
  8. Butterflies
  9. Halifax
  10. Dorothy


Animals and Nature Round (ii)

  1. Which trees are often associated with church graveyards and are symbolic of sadness?
  2. The slowest fish in the world is the 'dwarf' what?
  3. Ribbon, Harp, Elephant and Leopard are all types of what animal?
  4. What's the strange and most common collective noun for a group of owls?
  5. Which plant has flowers but no leaves?
  6. Which physiologist first documented the concept of classical conditioning in his experiments with dogs?
  7. True or False. Most fish can swim backwards?
  8. The silkworm eats the leaves of which tree?
  9. What is the common name for the plant Toxicodendron radicans?
  10. Old Man’s Beard and Traveller’s Joy are names for a variety of which flower?

Answers:

  1. Yew trees
  2. Seahorse (dwarf seahorse)
  3. Seal
  4. Parliament
  5. Cactus
  6. Ivan Pavlov
  7. False
  8. Mulberry
  9. Poison Ivy
  10. Clematis


Food and Drink Round (iii)

  1. What animals are used in France to detect truffles?
  2. Stella Artois was originally brewed in which country?
  3. What fruit is Calvados distilled from?
  4. What is the name of the traditional Irish potato and cabbage dish?
  5. How many bottles are there in a magnum of Champagne?
  6. Most of which African country's wine is produced in Cap Bon?
  7. What fruit is a cross between a grapefruit, tangerine and orange?
  8. What is the name given to the Scandinavian dish of raw pickled salmon with mustard and dill sauce?
  9. What is the Chinese word for tea?
  10. What name is given to a bundle of herbs usually tied together with string and mainly used to prepare soup, stock, and various stews?

Answers:

  1. Pigs
  2. Belgium
  3. Apples
  4. Colcannon
  5. Two
  6. Tunisia
  7. Ugli fruit
  8. Gravlax
  9. Cha
  10. Bouquet garni


Computer Round (iv)

  1. Which consumer electronics company did Lord Alan Sugar start in 1968?
  2. Which web browser is run by the Mozilla Corporation?
  3. How many bits are there in a byte?
  4. Which university was Mark Zuckerberg attending when he launched Facebook?
  5. What does the abbreviation CPU stand for?
  6. In the 1970s, what did we call the stiff paper that contained digital data represented by holes in predefined positions?
  7. The Macintosh family of personal computers are manufactured by which company?
  8. What does the abbreviation LAN stand for?
  9. Which programming language is abbreviated as JS?
  10. CSS is the cornerstone of website design, what does it stand for?

Answers:

  1. Amstrad
  2. Firefox
  3. 8 bits
  4. Harvard
  5. Central Processing Unit
  6. Punch cards
  7. Apple
  8. Local Area Network
  9. Javascript
  10. Cascading style sheets


Unites States Round (v)

  1. During which month of the year is Thanksgiving?
  2. Name the second most populated state in America?
  3. How many stripes, both red and white, are there on the American flag?
  4. The third largest city in Illinois shares its name with a fictional American TV detective, what is it?
  5. In which New York borough is John F. Kennedy International Airport?
  6. It supplies water in kitchens and bathrooms, the British call it a tap, what do Americans call it?
  7. Which well known U.S. brand name is associated with motor homes?
  8. In which state was Barack Obama born?
  9. In which U.S. state is Lansing the capital?
  10. Which former U.S. President has painted portraits of world leaders, including Vladimir Putin and Tony Blair?

Answers:

  1. November
  2. Texas (California is the first)
  3. 13 (seven red alternating with six white - the stripes represent the original 13 Colonies)
  4. Rockford
  5. Queens
  6. Faucet
  7. Winnebago
  8. Hawaii
  9. Michigan
  10. George W. Bush


Film Round (vi)

  1. What's the name of Donald Sutherland’s actor son?
  2. Robin Williams dressed in drag for which 1993 film?
  3. In which film are all of the clocks stuck on 4:20?
  4. Which film has the movie tagline: 'A romantic comedy. With zombies'?
  5. Who was the lead actor in the film Sixth Sense?
  6. Which actor played Albert the butler in The Dark Knight Rises?
  7. What was the Tin Man looking for in The Wizard of Oz?
  8. In the Bourne films starring Matt Damon what is Bourne's first name?
  9. What is Admiral Sir Miles Messervy usually known as?
  10. In which film was the actor who played Coronation Street's Alf Roberts thrown off a multi-storey car park?

Answers:

  1. Kiefer
  2. Mrs Doubtfire
  3. Pulp Fiction
  4. Shaun of the Dead
  5. Bruce Willis
  6. Michael Caine
  7. A heart
  8. Jason
  9. M (in the James Bond films)
  10. Get Carter


General Knowledge Round (vii)

  1. The German attack on which country caused Britain to enter the Second World War?
  2. In 2004, the Empire State Building was lit up in green to honour whose 75th birthday?
  3. Which part of Britain was called Vectis by the Romans?
  4. Which is the nearest planet to earth?
  5. What colour are post boxes in France?
  6. 'The Westminster' is the oldest and biggest what in the USA?
  7. De Montfort University is in which UK city?
  8. Which town is the birthplace of steeplejack Fred Dibnah and comedian Peter Kay?
  9. Which is the only Nobel prize to be awarded in Oslo and not Stockholm?
  10. From 1814 to 1830, the French flag was what single plain colour?

Answers:

  1. Poland
  2. Popeye's birthday
  3. Isle of Wight
  4. Venus (the moon is not a planet)
  5. Yellow
  6. Dog Show
  7. Leicester
  8. Bolton
  9. The Peace Price
  10. White


Science Round (viii)

  1. Nephrology is the study of which part of the body?
  2. Which black and white bird of the crow family has the scientific name pica pica?
  3. Can you name the second biggest planet in our solar system?
  4. What facet of human anatomy did William Harvey discover?
  5. Atoms of the same chemical element that have a different atomic mass are known as what?
  6. If igneous and sedimentary are two of the three main rock types, what is the third?
  7. What is the more common name for the patella?
  8. By what name do we better know a compound of nitrogen and hydrogen with the formula NH3?
  9. Electric resistance is typically measured in which units?
  10. 'For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction' is which number of Newton's Laws?

Answers:

  1. Kidneys
  2. Magpie
  3. Saturn
  4. Circulation
  5. Isotopes
  6. Metamorphic
  7. Kneecap
  8. Ammonia
  9. Ohms
  10. Third


Music Round (ix)

  1. Which Kenny Rogers song told the story of a farmer whose wife leaves him and their children?
  2. Abba’s 1975 hit Fernando refers to a revolution in which country?
  3. In 2013, The Stars Dance Tour was the first concert tour by which American singer?
  4. Which rock band was made up of Robert Plant, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page and John Bonham?
  5. Which singer fronted the Black Eyed Peas and released her own album The Dutchess, in 2006?
  6. Which group comprised John Phillips, Denny Doherty, Cass Elliot, and Michelle Phillips?
  7. London born Miss Adkins is better known by which name?
  8. Which singer sang the song 'Hanky Panky' from the 'I'm Breathless' album?
  9. Who composed the classical piece Peter and the Wolf?
  10. What is the better known stage name of Robyn Fenty?

Answers:

  1. Lucille
  2. Mexico
  3. Selena Gomez
  4. Led Zeppelin
  5. Fergie
  6. The Mamas and the Papas
  7. Adele
  8. Madonna
  9. Sergei Prokofiev
  10. Rihannah


History Round (x)

  1. The history questions in Trivial Pursuit are what colour?
  2. Who commanded the English fleet against the Spanish Armada?
  3. When was the 'year of two invasions' in England?
  4. Which weapon was said to be decisive at Agincourt?
  5. Which cathedral city was bombed on 14th November 1940?
  6. What nationality was Marie Antoinette?
  7. In which battle was Pickett's Charge?
  8. In which UK city was the Titanic built?
  9. Who said on 10th March 1876, 'Come here, Watson, I want you'?
  10. Which monarch was on the throne when the the Tolpuddle Martyrs were transported to Australia?

Answers:

  1. Yellow
  2. Lord Howard
  3. 1066
  4. The Longbow
  5. Coventry
  6. Austrian
  7. Gettysburgh
  8. Belfast
  9. Alexander Graham Bell
  10. William IV (1834)


Transport Round (xi)

  1. How many operating terminals are there at Heathrow airport?
  2. The A1, known as The Great North Road, connects London to which city?
  3. Orly is an international airport located in which European city?
  4. Chris Rea's song 'Road to Hell' was inspired by the frustrations of driving on which motorway during rush hour?
  5. Temple Meads railway station is in which British city?
  6. Name the first automobile to be mass-produced on moving assembly lines?
  7. Which North Wales town serves as an Irish sea port?
  8. Which 292 mile long A road, the longest 2-digit A road in England, connects Bodmin in Cornwall to Mansfield?
  9. What is the speed limit for a car towing a caravan on a UK motorway?
  10. What did Harry Beck create, that became official in 1933?

Answers:

  1. Four (Terminal 1 closed its doors in 2015)
  2. Edinburgh
  3. Paris
  4. M25
  5. Bristol
  6. Ford Model T
  7. Holyhead
  8. A38
  9. 60 mph (or 96 km/h)
  10. The London Underground Map


Sports Round (xii)

  1. Sixways Stadium is the home ground of which English rugby union team?
  2. Which boxer is nicknamed the "Gypsy King"?
  3. In which athletics event did Jess Ennis Hill win gold at London 2012?
  4. In which athletics event did Bruce Jenner win the gold medal in the 1976 Summer Olympics?
  5. Who won the men's singles at Wimbledon in 1985 at the age of just 17?
  6. Which Olympic sport is played with stones and brooms?
  7. 'Park farmland' is an anagram of which former England international footballer's name?
  8. Which British tennis player won the singles title at the 1976 French Open?
  9. What is the official maximum number of clubs allowed in a golf bag?
  10. Who was the champion of the Tour de France from 1999 to 2005?

Answers:

  1. Worcester Warriors
  2. Tyson Fury
  3. Heptathlon
  4. The Decathlon
  5. Boris Becker
  6. Curling
  7. Frank Lampard
  8. Sue Barker
  9. Fourteen (14)
  10. Lance Armstrong


Geography Round (xiii)

  1. Which geographical term means the opposite of Windward?
  2. Sana'a, one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, is the capital of which country?
  3. What can be found in non-tabular forms such as Dome, Pinnacle and Wedge?
  4. Which sea has the world's second largest barrier reef, the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef?
  5. What name is given to mountains in Scotland that are over 3,000ft tall?
  6. In which country would you find The Algarve?
  7. What was the Indian city of Mumbai formerly known as?
  8. On which island would you find the city of Cagliari?
  9. Name the famous active volcano found on the east coast of Sicily?
  10. In which English county would you find the towns of Cockermouth and Ulverston?

Answers:

  1. Leeward
  2. Yemen
  3. Icebergs
  4. The Caribbean Sea
  5. Munros
  6. Portugal
  7. Bombay
  8. Sardinia
  9. Mount Etna
  10. Cumbria


Literature Round (xiv)

  1. Which novel is the story of the gentle knight and his servant, Sancho Panza?
  2. Which 1719 book has gained wide acceptance as 'the first English novel'?
  3. 'Rudyard' was Rudyard Kipling's middle name, what was his first name?
  4. 'It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen' is the first line from which book?
  5. Which novelist wrote 'Cannery Row' and 'East of Eden'?
  6. Which Washington D.C. born Oscar-winning actress wrote 'A Lotus Grows in the Mud'?
  7. Which former British prime minister wrote Sybil?
  8. Which fictional lead character was the budding author in The Waltons?
  9. In which month of the year is Burns night celebrated?
  10. Which Victorian author wrote the plays 'Frozen Deep' and 'No Gobblins'?

Answers:

  1. Don Quixote
  2. Robinson Crusoe
  3. Joseph (Joseph Rudyard Kipling)
  4. 1984
  5. John Steinbeck
  6. Goldie Hawn
  7. Benjamin Disraeli
  8. John-Boy Walton
  9. January (the 25th)
  10. Charles Dickens


Famous Quotes Round (xv)

  1. "The lady's not for turning."
  2. "Life is what happens when you're busy making other plans."
  3. "When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life."
  4. "That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind."
  5. "Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts."
  6. “I came, I saw, I conquered.”
  7. "You must be the change you wish to see in the world."
  8. "Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake."
  9. "We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars."
  10. "In the future, everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."
  11. “My greatest challenge is not what’s happening at the moment, my greatest challenge was knocking Liverpool right off their f*****g perch. And you can print that.”?

Answers:

  1. Margaret Thatcher
  2. John Lennon
  3. Samuel Johnson
  4. Neil Armstrong
  5. Winston S. Churchill
  6. Julius Caesar
  7. Gandhi
  8. Napolean
  9. Oscar Wilde
  10. Andy Warhol
  11. Sir Alex Ferguson