Johnny English Quiz

Quiz 156 – Round 1 – Picture Round

Johnny English Quiz – This picture round is a selection of ten actors who have appeared in the ‘Johnny English’ films. To download your PDF picture quiz please click on the link below:

 

 

 

1. Rowan Atkinson

By Eva Rinaldi – Rowan Atkinson, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=18029879

2. Gillian Anderson

By Martin Kraft – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=56534962

3. Dominic West

By Simon Kisner from london, england (Dominic West) [CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

4. Rosamund Pike

By Justin Hoch from Astoria, NY, USAJustin Hoch photographing for Hudson Union Society – Rosamund Pike, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=19913028

5. Ben Miller

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

6. Greg Wise

By Garry Knight from London, England (Last Chance Harvey: Greg Wise) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

7. John Malkovich

By Petr Novák – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=8885589

8. Emma Thompson

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

9. Natalie Imbruglia

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

10. Kevin McNally

Kevin McNally‘ by Gage Skidmore, used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 license, via Flickr.com.

 

Celebrity Birthdays Quiz

Quiz 156 – Round 2 – Celebrities

In which decade were the following celebrities born? There will be one celebrity for each decade of the 2oth century.

1. Robert De Niro

1940s (1943)

2. Emma Watson

1990s (1990)

3. John Wayne

1900s (1907)

4. Ryan Reynolds

1970s (1976)

5. Marilyn Monroe

1920s (1926)

6. Cristiano Ronaldo

1980s (1985)

7. Jack Nicholson

1930s (1937)

8. Brad Pitt

1960s (1963)

9. Rita Hayworth

1910s (1918)

10. Tom Hanks

1950s (1956)

 

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Free Science Quiz

Quiz 156 – Round 3 – Science and Nature

1. In which part of the human body would you find the atlas bone?

Spine/back

2. Which planet in our solar system is farthest from the sun?

Neptune (Pluto is no longer considered a planet)

3. Which chemical element has the symbol Cr?

Chromium

4. ‘Yukon Gold’ and ‘Russian Banana’ are both varieties of which foodstuff?

Potato

5. Which noun is used for a ferret under one year old?

Kit

6. Of what is ‘cynophobia’ a fear?

Dogs

7. Which famous American is generally credited with the invention of the bifocal spectacles?

Benjamin Franklin

8. What was the name of the first spacecraft to reach the surface of the moon in 1959?

Luna 2 (Lunik 2. Apollo 11 in 1969 was the first manned mission)

9. Of what is ‘epistemology’ the study?

Knowledge

10. What does GIF stand for, a type of compressed, static or animated image file?

Graphics Interchange Format

 

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Anagrams

Quiz 156 – Round 4 – Anagrams

The following are all anagrams of the names of some of the UK’s most famous footballers of all time. Can you identify them?

1. Leaky Ringer

Gary Lineker

2. Boob Embryo

Bobby Moore

3. Farmland Park

Frank Lampard

4. Whole Iceman

Michael Owen

5. Saggy Grin

Ryan Giggs

6. Cabby Bolt Horn

Bobby Charlton

7. The Algebra

Gareth Bale

8. Dragon Knobs

Gordon Banks

9. Josh Banner

John Barnes

10. Handles Kingly

Kenny Dalglish

 

 

 

 

Music pub quiz questions and answers

Quiz 156 – Round 5 – Music

1. In which year did Blondie have a number one hit in the UK with ‘Heart of Glass’?

1979

2. Which brother was the youngest member of the Bee Gees?

Maurice Gibb (younger than his twin, Robin, by 35 minutes)

3. Which Swedish pop group had a UK number one hit with ‘Cotton Eye Joe’ in 1995?

Rednex

4. Name the widow of Nirvana lead singer Kurt Cobain.

Courtney Love

5. In Lou Reed’s ‘Walk on the Wild Side’, who ‘thought she was James Dean for a day’?

Jackie (Jackie is just speeding away, thought she was James Dean for a day.)

6. Which 1991 single by P.M. Dawn used samples of Spandau Ballet’s ‘True’?

Set Adrift on Memory Bliss

7. Which American singer has recorded albums entitled ‘One of the Boys’, ‘Prism’ and ‘Teenage Dream’?

Katy Perry

8. Who kept Ultravox’s ‘Vienna’ off the top spot in the UK in 1981 with the novelty song ‘Shaddap You Face’?

Joe Dolce (Known at the time as ‘Joe Dolce Music Theatre’)

9. Which female singer’s name is an anagram of ‘Presbyterians’?

Britney Spears

10. How many studio albums were released in the UK by the Beatles?

Twelve (Please Please Me, With the Beatles, A Hard Day’s Night, Beatles For Sale, Help, Rubber Soul, Revolver, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, Magical Mystery Tour, The Beatles, Yellow Submarine, Abbey Road and Let it Be)

 

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US State Quiz

Quiz 156 – Round 6 – The USA

Of which US states are the following the capital cities?

1. Raleigh

North Carolina

2. Jefferson City

Missouri

3. Phoenix

Arizona

4. Charleston

West Virginia

5. Montpelier

Vermont

6. Columbus

Ohio

7. Jackson

Mississippi

8. Augusta

Maine

9. Baton Rouge

Louisiana

10. Hartford

Connecticut

 

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Free General Knowledge Quiz

Quiz 156 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. Which actor portrayed Samuel Johnson, writer of the first dictionary, in Blackadder the Third?

Robbie Coltrane

2. What are the three given names of Prince George of Cambridge?

George Alexander Louis

3. Which English author created the priest-detective ‘Father Brown’?

G.K. Chesterton

4. “Man, it’s a hot one, like seven inches from the midday sun…” These are the opening lyrics of which 1999 hit?

Smooth – Santana

5. BHD is the IATA code for which UK airport?

George Best Belfast City Airport

6. Who stood in as host on the first episode of Have I Got News For You following Angus Deayton’s departure in 2002?

Paul Merton

7. How much is the purchase price of Old Kent Road in the London version of Monopoly?

£60

8. Who is the alter-ego of Sir Percy Blakeney?

The Scarlet Pimpernel

9. Who was the sixth wife of Henry VIII?

Katharine Parr

10. In which century was William Shakespeare born?

16th century (1564)

 

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