Trivia Quizzes - Weekend Quiz

Quiz About the Weekend

Quiz Questions

  1. "Weekends" is the first single taken from which American group's second studio album, Bridging the Gap?
  2. Super Bowl Sunday is always on a weekend in which month?

  3. Complete the phrase: "As boring as a wet weekend in ..."?
  4. Which 1945 American film about an alcoholic writer, starring Ray Milland and Jane Wyman, won four Academy Awards?
  5. "Something for the weekend, sir?" was originally a euphemism asked by British barbers when offering what product to their customers?
  6. True or False. In Iran, the workweek is from Saturday to Thursday in nearly all government and public offices, and the weekend is Friday?
  7. Tiswas was a children's TV series aired on Saturday mornings from 1974 to 1982, what does the acronym TISWAS stand for?
  8. The author of the The Bourne Trilogy series also wrote The Osterman Weekend; can you name him?
  9. In 1995, which great British sporting event changed its day from the first Wednesday in June to the first Saturday?
  10. Best known for his 2015 hit "House Every Weekend", which topped the UK Singles Chart, can you name the British DJ that was named after David Bowie?
  11. Which carnival, the biggest street carnival in Europe, is held in London over August bank holiday weekend?
  12. London's Burning was a British television drama program, produced by which company for the ITV network?
  13. Name the weekend residence near Mill Run, Pennsylvania, designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright for the Kaufmann family in 1935?
  14. In a Nottingham factory, Arthur Seaton works in a mindless haze, but his weekends are even more muddled due to his love affairs and his alcohol problem. Name the iconic film?
  15. Complete The Mail on Sunday's iconic advertising slogan: "A newspaper, not a ...."?
  16. In which year did the Sunday Trading Act gave shops in England and Wales the right to trade on a Sunday?
  17. Which American, the man behind the 40-hour work week, is often credited with creating the two day weekend?
  18. "The Weekend Starts Here" was a slogan of which British music TV programme broadcast every Friday evening?
  19. Which American military force are often called 'weekend warriors'?
  20. Broadcast from 1972 to 1988, Weekend World was a British TV political series made by LWT - what does LWT stand for?


  1. Black Eyed Peas
  2. February
  3. Wigan
  4. The Lost Weekend
  5. Condoms
  6. True
  7. Today Is Saturday Watch And Smile
  8. Robert Ludlum
  9. The Derby
  10. David Zowie
  11. Notting Hill Carnival
  12. London Weekend Television
  13. Fallingwater
  14. Saturday Night and Sunday Morning
  15. Snoozepaper
  16. 1994
  17. Henry Ford
  18. Ready Steady Go!
  19. The National Guard
  20. London Weekend Television