Actresses Quiz

Quiz 143 – Round 1 – Picture Round

Actresses Quiz – This week’s picture round is a selection of British film actresses. Can your contestants identify them?

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1. Gemma Arterton

By Tabercil (Gemma Arterton) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

2. Carey Mulligan

Eva Rinaldi [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

3. Tilda Swinton

By Manfred Werner – Tsui – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=8268490

4. Imelda Staunton

By Imelda_Staunton.jpg: Manon PRESNE derivative work: Old Moonraker (Imelda_Staunton.jpg) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

5. Glenda Jackson

By Studio Publicity – ebay, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=23550792

6. Celia Imrie

“The Bells of St John” by ‘Doctor Who Spoilers’ [CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/)], via flickr.com

7. Charlotte Rampling

Georges Biard [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

8. Naomie Harris

By Liam Mendes – Naomie Harris, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=22952382

9. Thandie Newton

Gage Skidmore [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

10. Angela Lansbury

By photo by Alan Light, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=1792538

 

FA Cup Quiz

Quiz 143 – Round 2 – Sport

FA Cup quiz – Which teams won the FA Cup final in the years listed? We will only give dates as far back as 1980. The FA Cup seasons run over two years, but these are the years when the final was played.

1. 1997, 2000, 2007, 2009, 2010 and 2012

Chelsea

2. 1987

Coventry City

3. 1984 and 1995

Everton

4. 2008

Portsmouth

5. 1993, 1998, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2014, 2015 and 2017

Arsenal

6. 2013

Wigan Athletic

7. 1986, 1989, 1992, 2001 and 2006

Liverpool

8. 1981, 1982 and 1991

Tottenham Hotspur

9. 1983, 1985, 1990, 1994, 1996, 1999, 2004 and 2016

Manchester United

10. 1988

Wimbledon

 

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Art and Literature Trivia

Quiz 143 – Round 3 – Art and Literature

Art and Literature Trivia – Quiz Questions and Answers for your pub quiz

1. Which English television presenter has released novels entitled ‘The Holiday Home’, ‘The Postcard’ and ‘A Seaside Affair’?

Fern Britton

2. In which year was Volume 1 of Adolf Hitler’s autobiographical work ‘Mein Kampf’ published?

1925

3. How many lines are there in a sonnet?

Fourteen

4. Liberty Evans and Sapphire Jones are fictional characters by which former glamour model?

Katie Price (Jordan)

5. Who served as Poet Laureate of the UK from 1984 until his death in 1998?

Ted Hughes

6. Who wrote the 17th century epic poem ‘Paradise Lost’?

John Milton

7. In which UK city would you find the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum?

Glasgow

8. Which French post-Impressionist painter’s works include ‘Bathers at Asnières’ and ‘A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte’?

Georges Seurat

9. In Gustave Flaubert’s 1856 novel what was Madame Bovary’s first name?

Emma

10. ‘Bring Up the Bodies’ is a 2012 historical novel by which English writer?

Hilary Mantel

 

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Film Directors Pub Quiz

Quiz 143 – Round 4 – Film Directors

Film directors pub quiz questions – Below are some of the most famous films of all time, but can you tell us who directed them?

1. Jaws (1975)

Steven Spielberg

2. Gone with the Wind (1939)

Victor Fleming

3. Titanic (1997)

James Cameron

4. Star Wars (1977)

George Lucas

5. The Exorcist (1973)

William Friedkin

6. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (2001)

Chris Columbus

7. Doctor Zhivago (1965)

David Lean

8. Taxi Driver (1976)

Martin Scorsese

9. Pulp Fiction (1994)

Quentin Tarantino

10. A Clockwork Orange (1971)

Stanley Kubrick

 

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Nursery Rhymes Quiz

Quiz 143 – Round 5 – Nursery Rhymes

Nursery Rhymes Quiz – Pub quiz questions and answers all about nursery rhymes.

1. Where did ‘Old Mother Hubbard’ go to find food for her dog?

The baker’s (She went to the baker’s to buy him some bread, but when she came home the poor dog was dead!)

2. What did the ‘Three Little Kittens’ lose?

Their mittens

3. In ‘This Little Piggy’ which ‘toe’ had roast beef?

The middle toe

4. How many bags of wool did ‘Baa Baa Black Sheep’ have?

Three

5. In ‘Bye, Baby Bunting’, why had Daddy gone hunting?

To get a rabbit skin (to wrap the baby Bunting in)

6. Which was the second creature to be swallowed by ‘The Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly’?

A spider

7. What happened to Solomon Grundy on Sunday?

He was buried

8. Why did Jack and Jill go up the hill?

To fetch a pail of water

9. How many blackbirds were baked in a pie in ‘Sing a Song of Sixpence’?

24 (Four and twenty blackbirds baked in a pie)

10. How many days old do some people like their ‘pease-porridge’?

9 (Pease Porridge Hot – Some like it in the pot, nine days old)

 

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Ology Words Quiz

Quiz 143 – Round 6 – Science and Nature

Ology Words Quiz – Of what are the following the study?

1. Clonology

The study of clones/cloning

2. Felinology

The Study of cats

3. Trichology

The study of the hair and scalp

4. Rhinology

The study of the nose/sinuses

5. Plutology

The study of wealth

6. Cardiology

The study of the heart

7. Heliology

The study of the sun

8. Orology

The study of mountains and their formation

9. Allergology

The study of allergy and hypersensitivity

10. Formicology

The study of ants

 

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General Knowledge Pub Quiz

Quiz 143 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. In rugby union, a bonus point is awarded to a team that scores at least how many tries in a match?

Four

2. Which is the fifth planet from the sun?

Jupiter

3. What is a ‘falchion’?

A type of sword

4. Who had a UK number one hit for four weeks in 1960 with ‘My Old Man’s A Dustman’?

Lonnie Donegan

5. According to the book of Genesis, who was the eldest son of Jacob?

Reuben

6. What is the square root of 1,521?

39

7. Which was the highest-grossing film of 2017 worldwide?

Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi

8. Which actor’s film roles have included Ben Braddock in ‘The Graduate’ and Bernie Focker in ‘Meet the Fockers’?

Dustin Hoffman

9. Who wrote the 1886 gothic novella ‘Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde’?

Robert Louis Stevenson

10. In which year did ‘Big Ben’ first chime?

1859 (https://www.parliament.uk/about/living-heritage/building/palace/big-ben/ – You may decide to give points for those who answer this within 5/10 years or guess the correct decade)