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The Chase Questions

Twenty questions from the British television quiz show, "The Chase". Can you beat the chasers?


  1. According to the makers what is the most popular flavour of Walkers crisps?
  2. Crack and pussy are varieties of what tree?
  3. 'Flammable air’ was an early name for which gas?
  4. What is the book A la recherche du temps perdu by Marcel Proust most famous for?
  5. Dump, floater and wipe are terms used in which sport?

  6. Which material is used in the artform known as scrimshaw?
  7. A common addition to the words on a 'kiss me quick' hat are 'squeeze me...' what?
  8. Which comic strip character is known in Germany as Willi Wakker? (Hint: this comic strip was created by cartoonist Reg Smythe)
  9. Where did Aerosmith find love in a 1989 hit single?
  10. Steely McBeam is the mascot of which American football team?
  11. What colour are the spacesuits NASA space shuttle astronauts wear?
  12. Which French explorer discovered Prince Edward Island?
  13. According to Tolstoy, Napoleon would tug on what part of a person's body if they were in his favour?
  14. Which organ in the body acts as a filter for your blood, cleaning it of bacteria and viruses?
  15. At what country estate was the World War Two German Enigma code broken?
  16. Traditionally, sailors would get a tattoo of what bird after travelling over 5,000 nautical miles?
  17. In 1948, the Empire Windrush arrived in London from which Caribbean Island?
  18. Which newspaper in 1906 coined the word 'suffragette'?
  19. According to the first line of 'Pride and Prejudice', a "single man in possession of a good fortune" is in want of what?
  20. What is the minimum numbers of players a football team must have for a match to start or restart?


  1. Cheese and onion
  2. Willow
  3. Hydrogen
  4. Longest ever novel (its 1,267,069 words is double that of War and Peace)
  5. Volleyball
  6. Ivory or bone
  7. Slow
  8. Andy Capp
  9. In an elevator
  10. Pittsburgh Steelers
  11. Orange
  12. Jacques Cartier
  13. Ear
  14. Spleen

  15. Bletchley Park
  16. Swallow
  17. Jamaica
  18. Daily Mail
  19. A wife
  20. Seven