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30 Quiz Questions

  1. The first ever what was called a rebound tumbler?
  2. In the song "Summer Nights" complete the following line: "Summer loving had me a ...”?
  3. The sun is a major natural source of which vitamin?
  4. Summer Bay is the fictional coastal town featured in which television series?

  5. What is an ice lolly called in the United States?
  6. What word beginning with 'm' can mean unpleasantly warm and humid?
  7. Which traditional English seaside resort was a favourite of King George V?
  8. "Summertime" was composed in 1934 by George Gershwin for which 1935 opera?
  9. What causes an aroma which is in fact a mixture of organic compounds, called green leaf volatiles, that serve as an aromatic distress signal to surrounding vegetation?
  10. The summer solstice occurs during which month in the Southern Hemisphere?
  11. Billy Butlin opened his first camp at Ingoldmells near which seaside town in 1936?
  12. In the Noel Coward song, what exactly "Go out in the midday sun"?
  13. During the 1960s, seaside towns saw violent clashes between which two youth subcultures?
  14. "In the Summertime" celebrates the carefree days of summer with which British rock band?
  15. Which city will host the summer Olympics for the third time in 2028?
  16. The invention of what is attributed to tea shop owner Nathaniel Coxon, who in 1914 hemmed the uniform pants of his employees allowing for more comfort in the heat?
  17. The average-sized what, holds about 200 achenes?
  18. The Big Cheese Festival is held every summer in which South Wales town?
  19. In which year in the 1970s did the British Isles experience a heat wave that led to the second hottest summer average temperature since records began?
  20. What kind of ball is Wilson in the Tom Hanks film Cast Away?
  21. True or false? On 2 June 1975, snow showers forced the abandonment of several cricket matches across the UK?
  22. The Sunshine State is the official nickname of which U.S. state?
  23. Ed Headrick, an American toy inventor, developed the modern basket catch for which sort of golf in 1977?
  24. Bondi Beach is a famous beach in a suburb of which city?
  25. The Open Championship in July 2022, celebrates how many years?
  26. What in the United States was popularized from the Japanese zori, after American World War II soldiers brought them back from Japan?
  27. In which country are braais an informal gathering of family and friends for a barbecue?
  28. Since 1981, what has been organised by farmer Michael Eavis?
  29. According to a government code of practice, ice cream vans can play their chimes for a maximum of how many seconds?
  30. Passengers on P & O liners in the 1890s were encouraged to take their own on board and the term was used in the novels of E. Nesbit in the 1880s. What term?


  1. Trampoline
  2. Blast
  3. Vitamin D
  4. Home and Away
  5. Popsicle
  6. Muggy
  7. Bognor Regis
  8. Porgy and Bess
  9. Grass cutting (its the smell of cut grass)
  10. December
  11. Skegness
  12. Mad dogs and Englishmen
  13. Mods and the Rockers
  14. Mungo Jerry
  15. Los Angeles
  16. Bermuda shorts
  17. Strawberry (those small, yellow seed-like bits are called achenes)
  18. Caerphilly
  19. 1976
  20. Volleyball
  21. True
  22. Florida

  23. Frisbee golf or disc golf
  24. Sydney
  25. 150-years
  26. Flip-flops
  27. South Africa
  28. Glastonbury Festival
  29. 12 seconds
  30. Deckchairs