UNESCO Sites

Quiz 146 – Round 1 – Picture Round

UNESCO Sites Quiz – This week’s picture round is a selection of ten UNESCO World Heritage sites. Can you identify them from their images?

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1. Stonehenge

By Frédéric Vincent – Own work, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=146623

2. Rila Monastery, Bulgaria

By karel291, CC BY 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=59525492

3. Auschwitz-Birkenau

CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=41624

4. Independence Hall (Pennsylvania State House)

By Smallbones – Own work, CC0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=33612972

5. Alhambra

By Jebulon – Own work, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=11234285

6. Taj Mahal

By Dhirad, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=113235

7. Aachen Cathedral

By Lokilech – Own workThis panoramic image was created with Autostitch.Stitched images may differ from reality., CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=2139258

8. Statue of Liberty

This is a cropped version of a photo by featherboa – Flickr, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=2419796. This cropped version is used under the same Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 License

9. Giant’s Causeway

By Chmee2 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0), from Wikimedia Commons

10. Agra Fort

By A.Savin (Wikimedia Commons · WikiPhotoSpace) [FAL], from Wikimedia Commons

 

TV Sponsors Quiz

Quiz 146 – Round 2 – Sponsors

TV sponsors quiz – Which companies sponsor these shows in 2018?

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Please note – these sponsors were checked carefully at the time of publishing (30th April 2018) but please check them again if using in the future as sponsors change frequently.

1. Coronation Street

Comparethemarket.com

2. Saturday Night Takeaway

Suzuki

3. Britain’s Got Talent

uSwitch

4. Emmerdale

McCain

5. Dancing on Ice

webuyanycar.com

6. Countdown

Gala Bingo

7. Made in Chelsea

Baileys

8. Benidorm

on the Beach.co.uk

9. This Morning

Littlewoods.com

10. Gogglebox

Gtech

 

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Science and Nature Quiz

Quiz 146 – Round 3 – Science and Nature

1. Which type of mammal was the first to be launched into space?

Monkey (a rhesus monkey named Albert II was launched into space by the USA in June 1949)

2. Which invention came first: Velcro or the zip?

Zip (Final version launched in 1913 – Velcro wasn’t patented until 1955)

3. What name is given in mechanics to the pivot, point or support about which a lever turns?

Fulcrum

4. Heliocentrism is the astronomical model of what?

Planets revolving around the sun

5. What is the Fahrenheit equivalent of one hundred degrees Celsius?

212 degrees Fahrenheit (Boiling point of water)

6. Which common machine was invented by Edwin Budding in 1830?

Lawn mower

7. Which planet is smaller: Saturn, Uranus or Neptune?

Neptune (Saturn is the largest of the three)

8. ‘Czar’, ‘Jefferson’ and ‘Warwickshire Drooper’ are popular UK varieties of which fruit?

Plum

9. Which has the largest wingspan of any living bird?

Albatross (Wandering Albatross)

10. The parathyroid glands regulate the level of which mineral in the human body?

Calcium

 

 

 

US State Nicknames Quiz

Quiz 146 – Round 4 – The USA

US State Nicknames Quiz – Can you identify these US states from their official state nicknames? To download the printable version of this quiz please scroll down to the green ‘Print Friendly’ button which is underneath the quiz round and alongside the social sharing buttons.

1. Empire State

New York

2. The Last Frontier

Alaska

3. Bluegrass State

Kentucky

4. Constitution State

Connecticut

5. Golden State

California

6. Ocean State

Rhode Island

7. Sunshine State

Florida

8. Centennial State

Colorado

9. Peach State

Georgia

10. Sunflower State

Kansas

 

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Sports Trivia

Quiz 146 – Round 5 – Sport

Sports Trivia – Pub Quiz Questions and Answers on the topic of sport

1. Which country came top of the medal table in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro?

United States (Great Britain came 2nd)

2. Which country came top of the medal table in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games held in PyeongChang, South Korea?

Norway

3. Which Brazilian-born footballer transferred from Italian club Roma to Chelsea in January 2018 for a reported fee of £17.6 million?

Emerson Palmieri

4. ‘Checkout’, ‘oche’ (pronounced ‘ockey’) and ‘Robin Hood’ are terms used in which sport?

Darts (‘Checkout’ is the number needed to complete a game, ‘oche’ is the line players stand behind and ‘Robin Hood’ is throwing one dart into the shaft of another)

5. In which English city was Gary Lineker born?

Leicester

6. How many players are there on a water polo team?

7

7. Which British skeleton racer won two consecutive gold medals in the 2014 and 2018 Winter Olympics?

Lizzy Yarnold

8. In which year did Venus Williams win her first Wimbledon singles title?

2000

9. What colour karate belt is a beginner required to wear in the majority of schools?

White

10. What term is used for scoring one over par on a hole in golf?

Bogey

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Carry On Quiz

Quiz 146 – Round 6 – Film

This is a Carry On quiz, all about the titles of ‘Carry On’ films. We will give you only the first letter of each word in a ‘Carry On’ film title, you need to name the film. To download the printable version of this quiz please scroll down to the green ‘Print Friendly’ button which is underneath the quiz round, alongside the social sharing buttons.

1. COAYC

Carry On at Your Convenience

2. COB

Carry On Behind

3. COUTJ

Carry on Up the Jungle

4. COL

Carry On Loving

5. COJ

Carry On Jack

6. COUTK

Carry On… Up the Khyber

7. COAD

Carry On Again Doctor

8. CO – DLYH

Carry On – Don’t Lose Your Head

9. COT

Carry On Teacher

10. CO – FTC

Carry On – Follow That Camel

 

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General Knowledge Pub Quiz

Quiz 146 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. Who held the post of Chancellor of Germany between October 1998 and November 2005?

Gerhard Schröder

2. Which star sign is Charles, Prince of Wales?

Scorpio (born 14th November 1948)

3. What question did the ‘Bells of Old Bailey’ ask in the nursery rhyme ‘Oranges and Lemons’?

When will you pay me?

4. What in the national flower of the Netherlands?

Tulip

5. Which is the larger: five-sevenths of 287 of or three-eighths of 456?

five-sevenths of 287 (5/7 of 287 = 205, 3/8 of 456 = 171)

6. In which year was the horse Shergar kidnapped for ransom by the IRA?

1983

7. What was the name of the fictional woodcarver who created the puppet ‘Pinocchio’ in Carlo Collodi’s story?

(Mister) Geppetto

8. “Looking from a window above, its like a story of love. Can you hear me?” These are the opening lyrics to which 1982 hit?

Only You – Yazoo (Also covered by many other artists)

9. What was the name of the Labrador retriever who featured in the Australian soap ‘Neighbours’ between 1987 and 1993?

Bouncer

10. Name two other names that have been used professionally by the American rapper Sean Combs.

Two of: Puff Daddy, Puffy, P. Diddy, Diddy, Love and Brother Love