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Unusual Quiz: Can You Answer These Bizarre Questions?

  1. What is the term for an animal that can live both in water and on land?
  2. In 1655, diarist Samuel Pepys became the first person in Britain to write about what pet?
  3. Which Hollywood actor named his son Kal-El after the birthname of Superman?
  4. The Queen was referred to as 'Brenda' by which publication?
  5. Which African country left the EU in 1962?
  6. What was invented in the late 1950s by Alfred Fielding and Marc Chavannes in a failed attempt at creating three-dimensional plastic wallpaper?
  7. Who was the first man to urinate on the moon?
  8. How many times has Tracey Emin won the Turner art prize?
  9. What does the 'D' stand for in D-Day?
  10. In South Wales, what is Lord Hereford's Knob?
  11. Not including the thumb, how many fingers does Homer Simpson have on each hand?
  12. Which notoriously tight comedian used to tip taxi drivers by slipping something into the driver's pocket saying, "Have a drink on me." And that something would turn out to be a tea bag?
  13. Is Ramsbottom a town in Greater Manchester, Yorkshire or Cumbria?
  14. 'Don't tell him Pike', is one of the funniest classic lines in British television history, but he didn't give Pike's first name. What was it?
  15. Eastender's Jim proposed to Dot in one, and Karl did the same to Susan in a 2007 episode of Neighbours - in what exactly?
  16. Which quiz expert is sometimes referred to as 'frosty knickers'?
  17. What is just east of the crater Sabine and near a depression unofficially called 'U.S. Highway Number 1'?
  18. Two days ago I was fifteen years old. Next year I will be eighteen. On what date of the year is my birthday, and what is today's date?
  19. When read aloud, the three words meaning 'island with the capital Douglas,' 'units of digital information,' and 'common name of Canis lupus familiaris' form what improbable three-word headline?
  20. American's call it a 'Bronx cheer', what do the British call it?
  21. What was the first food item eaten on the moon?
  22. The radioactive isotope Americium-241 can be found in which item in many homes?
  23. What did Lorena Bobbitt cut off in 1993?
  24. In horse racing, the distance 'a horse length' equals roughly how many feet?
  25. In the 1980s TV game show Bullseye losing contestants were told they would get their BFH - what does BFH stand for?
  26. In which decade was the last person executed by guillotine in France?
  27. What does the word 'Sahara' mean in Arabic?
  28. Who was the first US president to use a helicopter for official travel?
  29. The first ever international game in which sport was between the US and Canada in 1844?
  30. Which planet was the first to be discovered by a telescope?


  1. Amphibians
  2. Goldfish
  3. Nicolas Cage
  4. Private Eye
  5. Algeria (left upon independence from France in 1962)
  6. Bubble Wrap
  7. Buzz Aldrin
  8. None
  9. Day (so yes, it means Day-Day)
  10. It's a mountain
  11. 3
  12. Tommy Cooper
  13. Greater Manchester
  14. Frank
  15. A capsule of the London Eye
  16. Anne Hegerty (by host Bradley Walsh in The Chase)
  17. The Sea of Tranquility or Tranquility Base (site of first moon landing)
  18. Birthday 31 December, and today is 1 January
  19. Man eats dog
  20. Blowing a raspberry or a fart ( a raspberry actually comes from the cockney rhyming slang 'raspberry tart')
  21. Communion bread (by Buzz Aldrin)
  22. Smoke detectors
  23. Her husband's penis
  24. 8 feet
  25. Bus Fare Home
  26. 1970s (Hamida Djandoubi, on 10 September 1977)
  27. Desert
  28. Dwight D. Eisenhower
  29. Cricket
  30. Uranus