> Senior Quiz Questions
Welcome to our Quizzes for Older People - suitable for a care home quiz
Quiz Questions I
What was nationalised in 1956 by Gamal Abdel Nasser?
How many pennies were there in a pre-decimal pound?
The Reichstag building is in which European city?
What was founded by General WIlliam Booth in 1865?
Which sitcom character often says the words: 'I don't believe it'?
What river flows through Cardiff city centre?
How many feet are there in a fathom?
Who was the leader of the Soviet Union from the 1920s until his death in 1953?
How many holes are there on a typical golf course?
Which park in New York City is the most visited urban park in the United States?
The Cartwright family lived on the Ponderosa ranch in which TV series?
What is often called ‘the old lady of Threadneedle Street’?
Vegemite is a dark brown food paste popular in which country?
What colour branding is associated with the budget hotel chain Premier Inn?
Which glove puppet would you associate with Mr. Derek?
Which actor played the title character in the seventies TV detective series Barnaby Jones?
Which dance originated in the 1880s in the Argentina and Uruguay border region?
According to the
, how many people were at the Last Supper?
Which planet is closest to the sun?
What is the name for a young kangaroo?
The Suez Canal
The Salvation Army
Victor Meldrew (One Foot in the Grave)
The Bank of England
Quiz Questions II
What word can be fragments thrown out by an exploding bomb or a British slang term for loose change?
What is measued by a Geiger counter?
Cheeky chef, Shughie McFee, starred in which soap opera?
In 1951, who played tenor Enrico Caruso, in the film
The Great Caruso
Which French phrase is used in English to mean a mistake or false step?
Which small white terrier dogs were first bred by a Parson living in Devon in the early 1800s?
Who is best known for inventing the bouncing bomb used by the RAF in World War Two?
On a monopoly board what colour is Trafalgar Square?
In which English couny is St. Ives?
In Agatha Christie's crime thrillers, what was Miss Marple's first name?
What is the second line of the nursery rhyme 'Twinkle, twinkle, little star'?
Who was the British monarch in 1900?
Which singing group had a 1941 hit with 'Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy?
Who wrote the novel
The Count of Monte Cristo
What is Mons Meg?
Who composed the opera
The Marriage of Figaro
Which mountain range stretches 4,500 miles along the west coast of SOuth America?
The Clifton Suspension Bridge passes over which river?
Which prominent Nazi politician parachuted into Scotland in 1941 in an attempt to negotiate peace?
Which actress starred in the film
and was married to Stewart Granger form 1950 to 1960?
How I wonder what you are!
The Andrews Sisters
A medieval cannon (at Edinburgh castle)?
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozar
The River Avon