Famous Castles Quiz

Quiz 150 – Round 1 – Picture Round

Famous castles and palaces picture round. Below are ten famous castles and palaces, but can your contestants identify them? To download the PDF picture round, please click on the grey box below. Don’t forget to print out your answers too.

 

 

 

1. Buckingham Palace

By Diliff – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=6488843

2. Windsor Castle

By R Sones, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=13940611

3. Warwick Castle

By DeFacto – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=49100590

4. Neuschwanstein Castle, Bavaria, Germany

By Softeis – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=28008461

5. Winter Palace, St Petersburg, Russia

Alex ‘Florstein’ Fedorov [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0) or FAL], from Wikimedia Commons

6. Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey

By Gryffindor – Own work, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=2556848

7. Eilean Donan Castle, Scotland

By Diliff [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], from Wikimedia Commons

8. Blarney Castle, Ireland

By Shadowgate (Flickr: Blarney Castle 14) [CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

9. Alhambra

By bernjan – Flickr, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=6953645

10. Chateau de Chambord

By No machine-readable author provided. Calips assumed (based on copyright claims). – No machine-readable source provided. Own work assumed (based on copyright claims)., CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=601617

 

 

Bands from Around the World Quiz

Quiz 150 – Round 2 – Music

Bands from around the world quiz. Quite simply, from which country do/did these bands hail?

1. AC/DC

Australia

2. Daft Punk

France

3. Arcade Fire

Canada

4. Scorpions

Germany

5. ABBA

Sweden

6. Crowded House

Australia

7. Boomtown Rats

Republic of Ireland

8. Focus

Netherlands

9. A-Ha

Norway

10. The Rasmus

Finland

 

To download our ‘Bands from Around the World’ quiz as a PDF contestant question paper, with printed questions plus spaces for contestant answers, please click on the grey box below:

 

 

Food and Drink

Quiz 150 – Round 3 – Food and Drink

1. In which country is the Staropramen brewery?

Czech Republic

2. From which type of flower does a vanilla pod come?

Orchid

3. Which salad vegetable has varieties named ‘White Icicle’, ‘Sparkler’ and ‘Cherry Belle’?

Radish

4. Which mineral water has been marketed with the slogan ‘Live Young’?

Evian

5. Claret is a dry red wine produced in which region of France?

Bordeaux

6. How many standard 750ml bottles of wine would fit into a Methuselah?

Eight

7. In a ‘Carpetbag Steak’, what are placed into a pocket cut into the meat?

Oysters

8. What is the national dish of Hungary?

Goulash

9. ‘Scrag End’ is the name for a cut of which type of meat?

Lamb or mutton

10. Which came first: McDonalds or KFC?

McDonalds (First opened in 1940, first Kentucky Fried Chicken franchise opened in 1952)

 

 

 

 

Animations Quiz

Quiz 150 – Round 4 – Cartoons

Animations Quiz – We will give you three characters from an animated film. Can you name the film?

1. Simba, Scar and Mufasa

The Lion King (1994)

2. Alfredo Linguini, Anton Ego and Auguste Gusteau

Rataouille (2007)

3. Jack Skellington, Oogie Boogie and Dr. Finkelstein

The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

4. Boo, James P. Sullivan (Sulley) and Mike Wazowski

Monsters Inc. (2001)

5. Thumper, Faline and Flower

Bambi (1942)

6. Sadness, Joy and Disgust

Inside Out (2015)

7. Ariel, Ursula and Sebastian

The Little Mermaid (1989)

8. Geppetto, Jiminy Cricket and Figaro

Pinnochio (1940)

9. Po, Tigress and Master Shifu

Kung Fu Panda (2008)

10. Mrs Jumbo, Mr Stork and Timothy Q. Mouse

Dumbo (1941)

 

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Science and Nature Quiz

Quiz 150- Round 5 – Science and Nature

1. Approximately how many centimetres are equivalent to two inches?

5 (5.08cm)

2. Which number on the pH scale would indicate a neutral substance?

7

3. What is the primary function of red blood cells in the human body?

To transport oxygen around the body

4. On which continent do giraffes live in the wild?

Africa

5. Of what is petrology the study?

Rocks (and how they form)

6. Which English scientist is credited as having invented the World Wide web in 1989?

Tim Berners-Lee (Sir Timothy Berners-Lee)

7. In which year was Concorde officially retired?

2003

8. Rf is the symbol for which chemical element?

Rutherfordium (named after Ernest Rutherford)

9. What is measured by the Mohs scale?

Mineral hardness

10. Where in the human skeleton would you find the maxilla?

In the skull (upper jawbone)

 

 

 

Quiz 150 – Round 6 – Anagrams

The following are all anagrams of famous British writers

1. Chased Crinkles

Charles Dickens

2. Gatecrash Haiti

Agatha Christie

3. New Maniac

Ian McEwan

4. Dollar Had

Roald Dahl

5. Hydro Asthma

Thomas Hardy

6. Retie Google

George Eliot

7. Battier Export

Beatrix Potter

8. Timid Hazes

Zadie Smith

9. Slush Marinade

Salman Rushdie

10. Scroll Wailer

Lewis Carroll

 

 

 

General Knowledge Pub Quiz

Quiz 150 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. In which US city was the sitcom ‘Frasier’ set?

Seattle

2. What is the national currency of China?

Renminbi

3. Where on the body would you wear an epaulette?

On the shoulder (an ornamental piece, usually on the coat of a military uniform)

4. Which type of nut is used to flavour ‘Nutella’ chocolate spread?

Hazelnut

5. Which famous detective lived at 56B Whitehaven Mansions?

Hercule Poirot

6. Which UK airport has the IATA code LBA?

Leeds Bradford Airport

7. What was the year 1989 in Roman Numerals?

MCMLXXXIX

8. Name all of Disney’s ‘Seven Dwarfs’.

Doc, Grumpy, Happy, Sleepy, Bashful, Sneezy and Dopey

9. How many differently coloured sets of residential properties are there in a game of Monopoly?

Eight

10. Which is taller: Westminster Abbey or St Paul’s Cathedral?

St Paul’s Cathedral (365 ft (111m) tall, Westminster Abbey is 225 feet (69m) tall)