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Trivia Quiz Questions I

  1. What sort of king did Steve McQueen play in the film, The Great Escape?
  2. About one-quarter the size of the moon what is the name of the largest asteroid?
  3. Which country is the biggest in Africa?
  4. How many bottles of Champagne make up a magnum?
  5. Jarndyce and Jarndyce is a fictional court case in which Charles Dickens novel?



  6. Which scholar supposedly exclaimed "Eureka!"?
  7. King Edward VI was the son of Henry VIII and which queen?
  8. Symonds Yat is a village on which British river?
  9. How many points is awarded for a touchdown in American football?
  10. What term is used for the division of Indian society into social groups?
  11. The literal translation of the Latin word 'trivia' is three what?
  12. What does the 'WH' stand for in the high street chain WHSmith?
  13. Which Prime Minister is regarded as the father of modern British policing?
  14. Who was between Gestas and Dismas?
  15. The International Standard Book Number is how many digits long if assigned on or after 1 January 2007?
  16. YouTube was bought for 1.65 billion dollars, in 2006, by which company?
  17. Can you name the UK prime minister's official country residence in Buckinghamshire?
  18. In which decade did Billy Butlin open his first ever holiday camp at Skegness?
  19. Especially used for measuring the depth of water, how many feet are there in a fathom?
  20. What was Victoria's last name before she married David Beckham?



Answers:

  1. Cooler King
  2. Ceres
  3. Algeria
  4. Two
  5. Bleak House
  6. Archimedes
  7. Jane Seymour
  8. River Wye
  9. Six points
  10. Caste
  11. Three roads
  12. William Henry
  13. Sir Robert Peel
  14. Jesus (they were the thiefs Jesus was crucified between)
  15. 13
  16. Google
  17. Chequers
  18. 1930s (1936)
  19. 6 feet
  20. Adams



Quiz II

  1. The University of Bedfordshire is based in which town?
  2. What is the plural of index?
  3. The board game Trivial Pursuit was invented in which country?
  4. Famous for also being a clown, who was the most popular English actor and entertainer of the early 1800s?
  5. Name the trivia guru and co-presenter of the TV quiz show Pointless?
  6. The Gateway Arch is a 192 metre high monument in which American city?
  7. Who wrote the book 'The Invisible Man'?
  8. Where in London is the UK's largest fish market?
  9. Transmitted by the bite of an infected tsetse fly, what is African trypanosomiasis better known as?
  10. In the Royal Navy what rank comes between Rear Admiral and Captain?
  11. What colour is the background of the Saudi Arabian flag?
  12. The Great Barrier Reef is located in which sea?

Answers:

  1. Luton
  2. Indices
  3. Canada
  4. Joseph Grimaldi
  5. Richard Osman
  6. St. Louis
  7. H. G. Wells
  8. Billingsgate
  9. Sleeping sickness
  10. Commodore
  11. Green
  12. Coral Sea



Quiz III

  1. What is the common name given to the remote detachment of Edwards Air Force Base in Nevada which is often subject to conspiracy theories?
  2. What public office post did Edward Koch, David Dinkins and Bill de Blasio all hold at one time?
  3. Which puzzle was invented in 1974 by a Hungarian professor of architecture?
  4. A dolorimeter is an instrument used to measure what?
  5. Leonardo Da Vinci International Airport serves which Italian city?
  6. Who is American actress Kate Capshaw married to?
  7. What colour is a vivid purplish red named after the flower of a plant which took its name from a 16th century German botanist?
  8. Who served as Leader of the Labour Party from July 1992 until his death from a heart attack in May 1994?
  9. How heavy in kilograms is a metre cubed of water?
  10. Whats does JPG stand for, as in a JPG photo file?
  11. In the musical West Side Story which gang is a rival to the Jets?
  12. Which is the second-largest city in Northern Ireland?

Answers:

  1. Area 51
  2. Post of New York City mayor
  3. Rubics cube
  4. Pain threshold
  5. Rome
  6. Steven Spielberg
  7. Fuchsia
  8. John Smith
  9. 1000 kg
  10. Joint Photographic (Experts) Group
  11. Sharks
  12. Derry (officially known as Londonderry)



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