Picture Round

Quiz 82 – Round 1 – Picture Round

This week’s picture round quiz is a selection of famous inventors.

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1. James Dyson

“James Dyson 1” by Dyson LLC – Dyson LLC. Licenced under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons – https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:James_Dyson_1.jpg#/media/File:James_Dyson_1.jpg

2. Nikola Tesla

Napoleon Sarony [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

3. Clive Sinclair

This is a cropped version of “Sinclair.600pix”. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons – https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sinclair.600pix.jpg#/media/File:Sinclair.600pix.jpg

4. Les Paul (Lester William Polsfuss)

“Les Paul with his guitar” by Arnoldius – Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons – https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Les_Paul_with_his_guitar.jpg#/media/File:Les_Paul_with_his_guitar.jpg

5. Steve Jobs

By Matthew Yohe [CC BY 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

6. Thomas Edison

“Edison in his NJ laboratory 1901”. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons – https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Edison_in_his_NJ_laboratory_1901.jpg#/media/File:Edison_in_his_NJ_laboratory_1901.jpg

7. Tim Berners-Lee

“Tim Berners-Lee” by Uldis Bojārs – Flickr.. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons – https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tim_Berners-Lee.jpg#/media/File:Tim_Berners-Lee.jpg

8. Robert Stephenson

“Robertstephenson” by Maull & Polyblank – http://www.riksarkivet.no/originalbilder/md_august2004_4.jpg. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons – https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Robertstephenson.jpg#/media/File:Robertstephenson.jpg

9. Sir Alexander Fleming

“Synthetic Production of Penicillin TR1468” by Official photographer – http://media.iwm.org.uk/iwm/mediaLib//32/media-32192/large.jpg .This is photograph TR 1468 from the collections of the Imperial War Museums.. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons – https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Synthetic_Production_of_Penicillin_TR1468.jpg#/media/File:Synthetic_Production_of_Penicillin_TR1468.jpg

10. Alexander Graham Bell (on telephone, calling New York)

“Alexander Graham Telephone in Newyork” by Gilbert H. Grosvenor Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. – http://www.americaslibrary.gov/jb/recon/jb_recon_telephone_1_e.html. Licenced under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons – https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Alexander_Graham_Telephone_in_Newyork.jpg#/media/File:Alexander_Graham_Telephone_in_Newyork.jpg

 

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TV and Film quiz questions

Quiz 82 – Round 2 – Film and TV

In which film would you find theses famous double acts?

1. Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon (1991)

Thelma and Louise

2. Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway (1967)

Bonnie and Clyde

3. Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise (1988)

Rain Man

4. Paul Newman and Robert Redford (1969)

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

5. Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy (2013)

The Heat

6. Bette Davis and Joan Crawford (1962)

Whatever Happened to Baby Jane

7. Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis (2010)

Black Swan

8. Mel Gibson and Danny Glover (1987)

Lethal Weapon

9. Richard E. Grant and Paul McGann (1987)

Withnail & I

10. Catherine Zeta-Jones and Renée Zellweger (2002)

Chicago

 

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Geography Quiz Questions and Answers

Quiz 82 – Round 3 – The World

1. Which town lies furthest north: Harrogate, Kendal or Darlington?

Darlington

2. Greece borders four countries – can you name three of them?

Any three of; the Republic of Macedonia, Albania, Bulgaria and Turkey

3. Of which U.S. State is Montgomery the capital?

Alabama

4. The river Danube runs through four European capital cities – can you name three of them?

Vienna (Austria), Bratislava (Slovakia), Budapest (Hungary) and Belgrade (Serbia)

5. In which year was the European Union founded?

1993

6. In which European city would you find the Groeninge Museum?

Bruges

7. Which is the highest mountain in Africa?

Kilimanjaro

8. Barras market is in which British city?

Glasgow

9. Which is the most southerly Channel Island?

Jersey

10. Which city has the largest railway station in the world, in terms of platforms?

New York

 

 

 

 

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The 90s Quiz

Quiz 82 – Round 4 – The 90s

1. Which 90s American sitcom starred John Lithgow, Kristen Johnston, French Stewart and Joseph Gordon-Levitt?

3rd Rock from the Sun

2. In which year did Princess Diana die?

1997

3. What were pogs?

A game using cardboard discs (originally bottle caps) that was commercialised and became popular in the nineties.

4. Which song spent the longest as UK number one during the nineties?

Everything I do (I Do It for You) – Bryan Adams

5. In the children’s television series ‘Bodger and Badger’, what was badger’s favourite food?

Mashed potato

6. Which 1997 film received 14 Oscar nominations which, along with the 1950 film ‘All About Eve’, gives it the joint record?

Titanic

7. In which year was Nelson Mandela released from prison?

1990

8. Which popular band were uncovered as a hoax in 1990, when their manager was forced to admit that they had not sung any of their own songs and had actually been miming to tracks recorded by other singers all the time?

Milli Vanilli

9. Lance Ito became suddenly well-known to TV viewers in 1995 – for what?

He was the judge in the O. J. Simpson trial

10. Who became British Prime Minister in November 1990?

John Major

 

 

 

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Catchphrase Quiz

Quiz 82 – Round 5 – Catchphrases

The following are all catchphrases from well-known TV shows. Can you name the show?

1. “What’choo talkin’ ’bout, Willis?”

Diff’rent Strokes

2. “Oh my God! They killed Kenny!”

South Park

3. “Just the one, Mrs Wembley.”

On The Up

4. “That’s Nice!”

Mrs Brown’s Boys

5. “Bazinga!”

The Big Bang Theory

6. “No likey, no lighty!”

Take Me Out

7.  “I have a cunning plan…”

Blackadder

8. “Silly old moo.”

Till Death Do Us Part

9. “Danger, Will Robinson!”

Lost in Space

10. “The truth is out there.”

X-Files

 

 

 

 

 

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Food and Drink Quiz

Quiz 82 – Round 6 – Food and Drink

1. What type of food is mortadella?

(Italian) sausage

2. In South Indian cookery, what is a ‘vada’?

A savoury snack resembling a fritter/doughnut

3. From which country does Caboc cheese originate?

Scotland

4. From which type of meat is chorizo made?

Pork

5. Which four herbs are mentioned in the song ‘Scarborough Fair’?

Parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme

6. What is couscous made from?

Semolina

7. What food is also sometimes called a ‘love apple’?

Tomato

8. What is most commonly regarded as the national dish of Austria?

Wiener Schnitzel

9. Which type of nut is one of the ingredients in a Bakewell Tart?

Almond

10. Which French term, literally translating as ‘small oven’, is used in English to describe a small biscuit or cake served at the end of a meal?

Petit four

 

 

 

 

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Pub Quiz

Quiz 82 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. In which sea would you find Malta?

Mediterranean

2. Of what is ichthyology the study?

Fish

3. In which Shakespeare play do Demetrius and Lysander appear?

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

4. Who is the only Blue Peter presenter to have been sacked?

Richard Bacon

5. In which borough of New York is the famous Central Park?

Manhattan

6. After how many years would you celebrate an Emerald Wedding Anniversary?

55

7. The Simpsons originally appeared on TV in 1987 as a segment on which other comedy show? 

The Tracey Ullman Show

8. What was the name of the car in ‘The Dukes of Hazzard’?

General Lee (commonly referred to as the General)

9. In which book of the Bible would you find the story of Samson and Delilah?

Judges

10. What was the first product produced by Heinz, under Heinz Noble & Company ?

Horseradish sauce

 

 

 

 

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