UK Road Signs

Quiz 151 – Round 1 – Picture Round

UK Road Signs Quiz – Can your contestants say what the following road signs signify?

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1. National Speed Limit Applies

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:UK_traffic_sign_671.svg

2. Motor Vehicles Prohibited

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:UK_traffic_sign_619.svg

3. Vehicles exceeding width of 2m/6’6″ prohibited

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:UK_traffic_sign_629A.svg

4. Give way to oncoming vehicles

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Give_Way_to_Oncoming_Vehicles_THA_B-4.png

5. No waiting (Except for loading and unloading passengers)

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:UK_traffic_sign_636.svg

6. Dual carriageway ends

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:UK_traffic_sign_520.svg

7. Level crossing without barrier

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:UK_traffic_sign_774.svg

8. Queues likely

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:UK_traffic_sign_584.svg

9. Youth Hostel

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Youth_hostel_road_sign.svg

10. Loose chippings

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:UK_traffic_sign_7009.svg

 

 

 

Shakespeare Quiz Questions

Quiz 151 – Round 2 – Shakespeare

Shakespeare Quiz Questions – In which of Shakespeare’s plays do all of the three listed characters appear?

1. Duncan, Donalbain and Banquo

Macbeth

2. Mistress Ford, Mistress Page and Falstaff

The Merry Wives of Windsor

3. Prospero, Miranda and Ariel

The Tempest

4. Rosalind, Jacques and Touchstone

As You Like It

5. Horatio, Ophelia and Gertrude

Hamlet

6. Malvolio, Olivia and Viola

Twelfth Night

7. Goneril, Regan and Cordelia

King Lear

8. Oberon, Titania and Lysander

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

9. Leontes, Hermione and Perdita

The Winter’s Tale

10. Katherine, Bianca and Petruchio

The Taming of the Shrew

 

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NHS Quiz Questions

Quiz 151 – Round 3 – The National Health Service

NHS Quiz. To celebrate the anniversary of the National Health Service, we have dedicated this round to it.

1. In which year was the National Health Service launched?

1948 (2018 is its 70th anniversary)

2. Which politician held the post of Health Secretary when the NHS was set up and is generally considered to be the driving force behind its creation?

Aneurin Bevan

3. A charge for prescriptions was first introduced in June 1952. How much did a prescription cost?

One shilling

4. What is the cost of a single prescription as of 1st April 2018?

£8.80

5. Which was the first NHS hospital?

Park Hospital, now known as Trafford General Hospital

6. In which decade were vaccinations for polio and diphtheria launched by the NHS?

1950s (1958)

7. In which city did the first UK kidney transplant take place in 1960?

Edinburgh (Royal Infirmary)

8. What is the name of the world’s first ‘test-tube baby’, born at Oldham General Hospital in 1978?

Louise Brown

9. In which decade was the NHS organ donor register set up?

1990s (1994)

10. What is the non-emergency telephone number which can be used by NHS patients to access fast medical service and advice but when the situation does not warrant a 999 call?

111

 

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Reality TV Quiz

Quiz 151 – Round 4 – Reality TV

Reality TV Quiz – In which reality TV shows did these celebrities first make their names?

1. Gemma Collins

The Only Way is Essex

2. Katie Hopkins

The Apprentice

3. Charlotte Crosby

Geordie Shore

4. Spencer Matthews

Made in Chelsea

5. Ben Fogle

Castaway 2000

6. Alison Hammond

Big Brother

7. Ampika Pickston

The Real Housewives of Cheshire

8. Will Young

Pop Idol

9. Lee Mead

Any Dream Will Do

10. Levi Roots

Dragons’ Den

 

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Science and Nature Quiz

Quiz 151 – Round 5 – Science and Nature

1. The Colorado Beetle is a major pest of which type of crop?

Potato

2. Rose gold gains its colour from adding which metal to the gold?

Copper (Silver is also sometimes added to the alloy, but the rose colour is gained by the addition of copper)

3. Myopia is the technical term for which condition of the human eye?

Nearsightedness

4. What fraction of a second is a microsecond?

One millionth of a second

5. Where on the body of a horse would you find the gaskin?

On the hind leg (muscular part between the stifle and the hock)

6. What would a woman be suffering from if she had hirsutism?

Excess hair growth

7. In mathematics, what is the value of π (pi) to two decimal places?

3.14

8. Approximately what percentage of the Earth’s surface is covered by water: 61%, 71% or 81%?

71%

9. What is the two-letter symbol used to signify the element of iron?

Fe

10. The Beaufort Wind Force Scale ranges from zero up to which number, representing a hurricane?

12

 

 

 

 

Cocktails

Quiz 151 – Round 6 – Anagrams

The following are all anagrams of well-known cocktails.

1. Gingersnap Oils

Singapore Sling

2. Topical Moons

Cosmopolitan

3. Burial Snacks

Black Russian

4. Nurse Qualities

Tequila Sunrise

5. Italy Runs

Rusty Nail

6. A Tenth Fathered Onion

Death in the Afternoon

7. Beaten Ski

Snakebite

8. Fooled Danish

Old Fashioned

9. Bacon Steroids

Boston Sidecar

10. Badly Roomy

Bloody Mary

 

 

 

 

General Knowledge Pub Quiz

Quiz 151 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. How many days are there in the second six months of the year, from the beginning of July to the end of December?

184 (31 in July, 31 in August, 30 in September, 31 in October, 30 in November and 31 in December)

2. The now-abandoned Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant is within which modern-day country?

Ukraine

3. Which nationality is the tennis player Marin Čilić?

Croatian

4. In which year did Channel 4 begin transmission in the UK?

1982

5. Of which African country is Khartoum the capital?

Sudan

6. What is the correct spelling of the French fish dish ‘Bouillabaisse’?

Bouillabaisse (pronounced (approximately) bwee-ah-bess)

7. The adjective ‘vespine’ is used to describe which creature?

Wasp

8. Who wrote the controversial 1955 novel ‘Lolita’?

Vladimir Nabokov

9. In which US state is McCarran International Airport?

Nevada (serves Las Vegas)

10. Which was the first James Bond film to star Daniel Craig in the title role?

Casino Royale (2006)