Quiz and Answers
- Actors & Actresses: In which film did Sandra Bullock and John Malkovich play the characters Malorie Hayes and Douglas?
Answer: Bird Box
- Acronyms: What does the acronym SIM stand for, as in SIM card?
Answer: Subscriber Identification Module
- Animals: A population of which creatures, estimated to be as many as 15,000, are currently thriving in Sheerness Dockyard on the Isle of Sheppy, Kent?
- Art: Whose 1972 work Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures) became at the time of its auction, the most expensive artwork by a living artist?
Answer: David Hockney
- Australia: Which city is the largest settlement in North Queensland?
- Ballet: Which Moscow based ballet company is the largest in the world?
Answer: Bolshoi Ballet
- Bones: Which bone runs parallel to the ulna?
- Books: British author Michael Morpurgo is best known for which novel, adapted into a 2011 film?
Answer: War Horse
- Buildings: Old Joe, the tallest free-standing clock tower in the world, is located in Chancellor's court at which British university?
Answer: Birmingham University
- Canada: What is the capital of Canada?
- Cartoons: Harley Bird was the third and longest running voice of which cartoon character?
Answer: Peppa Pig
- Christmas: What did a London baker called Tom Smith invent over 150 years ago?
Answer: Christmas crackers
- Colours: In computer graphics "aqua" is interchangeable with what colour?
- Composers: The Kochel catalogue is a chronological catalogue of compositions by which composer?
Answer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
- Computers: Portable Document Format is a file format developed by which company in 1992?
- Countries: Which country shares its southern end border with Belize and Guatemala?
- Cricket: In which Dickens’ novel is there a fictitious cricket match between Dingley Dell and All Muggleton?
Answer: The Pickwick Papers
- Film Directors: Who directed the two 1939 films Gone With the Wind and The Wizard of Oz ?
Answer: Victor Flemming
- Disney Films: In which decade did Mickey Mouse star in the black-and-white film Steamboat Willie?
Answer: 1920s (1928)
- Easy Question: What’s the highest mountain range that is entirely in Europe?
- England: Winchester is a cathedral city in which English county?
- Film: Bubba convinces who to go into the shrimp business with him after their service?
Answer: Forrest Gump
- Food and Drink: Laverbread is a food product made from edible what?
- Football: Which player has scored the most goals ever in a single edition of the FIFA World Cup, with thirteen in just six matches of the 1958 tournament?
Answer: Just Fontaine
- Friends: What is the name of the coffeehouse in the sitcom Friends?
Answer: Central Perk
- Game of Thrones: What is the capital city of Westeros?
Answer: King’s Landing
- General Knowledge: Suvarnabhumi Airport is the main international airport serving which Asian city?
- Geography: The longest bridge in Europe is the Vasco da Gama Bridge which spans which river?
Answer: Tagus River
- Germany: Which German state surrounds Berlin?
- Golf: How many globally recognised major championships are there in men's professional golf?
- Halloween: Who wrote the Worst Witch series of books?
Answer: Jill Murphy
- Harry Potter: Can you name the final book in the Harry Potter series?
Answer: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
- History: How old was Joan of Arc when she was burnt at the stake in Rouen, France in 1431?
- Human Body: What ducts produce tears?
Answer: The lacrimal duct
- India: What name is given to the Hindu festival of lights?
- Ireland: What is the largest county in Ireland?
Answer: County Cork
- Kings and Queens: Which king was on the English throne in the year 1300?
Answer: Edward I
- Languages: ‘Uva’ is the Spanish word for which fruit?
- Literature: Which writer turned a planned brief visit to Charles Dickens' home into a five-week stay, much to the distress of the Dickens' family?
Answer: Hans Christian Andersen
- Music: Who first gained public attention in 2015 with her debut single "Ocean Eyes", written and produced by her brother Finneas O'Connell?
Answer: Billie Eilish
- Netflix: Which 2023 Netflix film is based on the real-life experiences of Dave Fishwick?
Answer: Bank of Dave
- Numbers: 6, 28, 496, and 8,128 are what sort of numbers?
Answer: Perfect numbers
- Olympics: Which city hosted the 1956 Olympic Games?
- Planets: Which planet is the hottest in the Solar System?
- Poetry: The poem Night Mail features in a 1936 documentary and remains one of the best-known poems by which poet?
Answers: W.H. Auden
- Quotes: Who said: "You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough."?
Answer: Mae West
- Religion: What is the name of Adam and Eve’s youngest son?
- Rock and Roll: “Good Golly, Miss Molly" is a rock 'n' roll song first recorded in 1956 by which musician?
Answer: Little Richard
- Science: What did Russian chemist Dmitri Mendeleev famously create in 1869?
Answer: The Periodic Table
- Scotland: What is a Lochan in Scottland?
Answer: A small loch
- Soaps: In which year did Eastenders first hit our screens?
- South Africa: Can you name the largest national park in South Africa?
Answer: Kruger National Park
- Sport: Keely Hodgkinson won the silver medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in which event?
Answer: 800 metres
- Television: Leonard Pearce was best known for playing which television role?
Answer: Grandad in Only Fools and Horses
- Tennis: Who won the men's Wimbledon singles title in 2023?
Answer: Carlos Alcaraz
- The Simpsons: What instrument does Lisa play in her school band?
- Transport: The Queensway and Kingsway road tunnels run under which British river?
Answer: River Mersey
- Travel: The Place Kleber is the central square in which French city close to the German border?
- True or False: Earls Court Exhibition Centre has been demolished?
- USA: Mount Rushmore National Memorial is in which American state?
Answer: South Dakota