Quiz 154 – Round 1 – Picture Round

This week’s picture round is a selection of ten individuals named Sam, Samuel, Samantha or Sammy.

 

 

 

 

1. Samuel L. Jackson

By Samuel-L.-Jackson-Cleaner-2.JPG: Thierry Caroderivative work: FCPB (Samuel-L.-Jackson-Cleaner-2.JPG) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

2. Sam Faiers

By See Li [CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

3. Samantha Fox

This is a cropped version of ‘Minister Jeremy Browne meets Samantha Fox’ used under a Creative Commons Attribution License 2.0, via Flickr.com. This cropped version is used under the same license as the original.

4. Sammy Davis Jr.

This is a cropped version of a photo by photo by Alan Light, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=1257164. This cropped version is used under the same license as the original.

5. Sam Smith

By marcen27 from Glasgow, UKUploaded by C.Jonel (Sam Smith 1) [CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

6. Sam Neill

By sean.koo (Sam Neill) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

7. Samuel Beckett

Roger Pic [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

8. Samantha Mumba

By Wiki Roses (http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:WithSM.jpg) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

9. Sam Mendes

Richard Goldschmidt [CC BY 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

10. Samantha Womack (Janus)

By AnemoneProjectors [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], from Wikimedia Commons

 

 

Car Quiz

Quiz 154 – Round 2 – Cars

Car Quiz – Which manufacturers make/made the following models?

1. Rogue, Micra, Pulsar

Nissan

2. Panda, Brava, Argo

Fiat

3. 307, 407, 207 Spider

Peugeot

4. Aslan, Elantra, Tucson

Hyundai

5. Twingo, Scenic, Espace

Renault

6. Corolla, Aygo, Yaris

Toyota

7. C4, C1, C-Zero

Citroen

8. Tiguan, Passat, Arteon

Volkswagen

9. Picanto, Rio, Sorento

Kia

10. Accord, Civic, Jazz

Honda

 

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Food and Drink

Quiz 154 – Round 3 – Food and Drink

1. What type of wine is ‘Sekt’?

German sparkling white wine

2. An Indian meal which included ‘masoor’ would have what ingredient?

(Red) lentils

3. ‘Hendrick’s’, ‘Larios’ and ‘Seagram’s’ are some of the best-selling brands of which spirit?

Gin

4. Which type of tea, originally from the Chinese province of Fujian, gains its distinctive flavour from being smoke-dried over pinewood fires?

Lapsang Souchong

5. Castelo Branco cheese originates from which country?

Portugal

6. ‘Black Krim’, ‘Green Zebra’ and ‘Yellow Pear’ are all varieties of which salad ingredient?

Tomato

7. ‘Breede River Valley’ is a wine-producing region in which country?

South Africa

8. Production of Singha beer began in which country in 1934?

Thailand

9. If you saw ‘chou-fleur’ on a French menu which vegetable would the dish include?

Cauliflower

10. From which sea-creature is ‘tomalley’ obtained?

Lobster (soft, green digestive gland of a lobster)

 

 

Festivals Quiz

Quiz 154 – Round 4 – Festivals

Festivals Quiz – In which counties are/were the following festivals held?

 1. Glastonbury

Somerset

 2. Reading Festival

 Berkshire

 3. Sidmouth Folk Festival

 Devon

 4. Aldeburgh Festival of Music and Arts

Suffolk

5. Global Gathering (UK location)

Warwickshire

 6. Twinwood Festival

 Bedfordshire

 7. Brecon Jazz Festival

 County of Powys (previously Brecknockshire)

 8. Download Festival

 Leicestershire

 9. Clarence Park Festival

 West Yorkshire

10. Boardmasters Festival

Cornwall

 

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Science and Nature Quiz

Quiz 154 – Round 5 – Science and Nature

1. A ‘yaffle’ is another term for which type of bird?

(Green) Woodpecker

2. ‘Maine Coon’, ‘Birman’ and ‘Russian Blue’ are all breeds of which animal?

Cat

3. Where in the human body are the ‘ossicles’?

In the ear (the three bones in the middle ear)

4. What type of animal is an ‘avocet’?

A bird

5. Which noun is used for a female badger?

Sow

6. ‘Panthera Leo’ is the scientific term for which animal?

Lion

7. The Cassini–Huygens mission sent the first probe which entered the orbit of which planet in 2004?

Saturn

8. What is the main purpose of a ‘nootropic’ drug?

To improve cognitive function/mental performance 

9. NHis the chemical formula for which compound, commonly used in household cleaning products?

Ammonia

10. The yak is native to which continent?

Asia

 

 

 

 

Talent Show Quiz

Quiz 154 – Round 6 – Celebrities

Talent Show Quiz – The following people all competed on talent shows before becoming famous. Can you name the show they were on? I have included the year they appeared to help.

1. Victoria Wood (1974)

 New Faces

2. Cheryl Cole (2002)

 Popstars: The Rivals

3. Paul Daniels (1970)

 Opportunity Knocks

 4. Ashley Banjo (2009)

 Britain’s Got Talent (As part of dance group ‘Diversity’)

5. Jennifer Hudson (2004)

American Idol

6. Lee Mead (2007)

Any Dream Will Do

7. Sam and Mark (Children’s T.V presenters Sam Nixon and Mark Rhodes) (2003)

Pop Idol

8. Shayne Ward (2005)

 X Factor

9. Charlotte Church (1997)

The Big, Big Talent Show

10. Stephanie Davis (2010)

Over the Rainbow

 

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General Knowledge Pub Quiz

Quiz 154 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. Which American actress was born Margaret Mary Emily Anne Hyra?

Meg Ryan

2. Only 1 British Prime Minister has been assassinated. Who was it?

 Spencer Perceval

3. Andrea, Caroline, Sharon and Jim make up which band?

The Corrs

4. How many bones are there in a shark’s body?

None (A shark’s skeleton is made up entirely of cartilage)

5. Which beer markets itself as “The King of Beers”?

Budweiser

6. Which countryside animal would the French refer to as ‘un hérisson’?

A hedgehog

7. In which country would you find Zavratnica Bay?

Croatia

8. Which author created the character Paddington Bear?

Michael Bond

9. In which sport could you win the Davis Cup?

Tennis

10. Which artist painted “Lobster Telephone” in 1936?

Salvador Dali