Quiz 104

Music quiz

Quiz 104 – Round 2 – Music

In this round we will give you the names of three famous songs which all come from the same album. Can you name the album? By ‘album’, we mean original studio album, not ‘Best of’ albums or other compilations.

1. ‘Break on Through (To the Other Side)’, ‘Light My Fire’ and ‘The End.’

The Doors – The Doors

2. ‘Twist and Shout, ‘Love Me Do’ and ‘I Saw Her Standing There.’

Please Please Me – The Beatles

3. ‘Starman’, ‘Moonage Daydream’ and ‘Suffragette City.’

The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars – David Bowie

4. ‘Subterranean Homesick Blues’, ‘Mr. Tambourine Man’ and ‘On the Road Again.’

Bringing it All Back Home – Bob Dylan

5. ‘Hand in my Pocket’, ‘Ironic’ and ‘You Learn.’

Jagged Little Pill – Alanis Morissette

6. ‘Dreamlover’, ‘I’ve Been Thinking About You’ and ‘Never Forget You.’

Music Box – Mariah Carey

7. ‘Money for Nothing’, ‘Walk of Life’ and ‘So Far Away.’

Brothers in Arms – Dire Straits

8. ‘Wannabe’, ‘Who Do You Think You Are’ and ‘2 Become 1.’

Spice – Spice Girls

9. ‘Enter Sandman’, ‘Sad But True’ and ‘Nothing Else Matters.’

Metallica – Metallica

10. ‘Where the Streets Have No Name’, ‘With or Without You’ and ‘I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For.’

The Joshua Tree – U2





Maths Quiz

Quiz 104 – Round 3 – Maths

1. What fraction of an hour is five minutes?


2. How many degrees are there if you add up the internal angles in a pentagon?


3. If the 3rd of March is a Tuesday, what day of the week is the 1st of July?


4. What is 20% of 1630?


5. What is the value of a if 3a+12=39?


6. If a train leaves its destination at 23:07 and arrives at 07:42 the next morning, how long does the journey take?

8 hours and 35 minutes

7. What is the next number in this sequence: 7, 15, 31, 63, ..?

127 (multiply the previous number by two and add one)

8. How many faces has an icosahedron?


9. What is seven cubed?


10. How many minutes are there in a quarter of a day?







Art and Literature

Quiz 104 – Round 4 – Art and Literature

The following are all fictional place names from literature – but who created them?

1. Avonlea

Lucy Maud Montgomery (Anne of Green Gables)

2. Chipping Cleghorn

Agatha Christie (Miss Marple)

3. Cittàgazze

Philip Pullman (His Dark Materials trilogy)

4. Casterbridge

Thomas Hardy (The Mayor of Casterbridge)

5. Isla Nublar

Michael Crichton (Jurassic Park)

6. Coketown

Charles Dickens (Hard Times)

7. Sleepy Hollow

Washington Irving (The Legend of Sleepy Hollow)

8. Maycomb

Harper Lee (To Kill a Mockingbird)

9. Pandæmonium

John Milton (Paradise Lost)

10. Aramanth

William Nicholson (Wind on Fire trilogy)






Science and Nature Quiz questions

Quiz 104 – Round 5 – Science and Nature

1. According to the Mohs scale of mineral hardness, talc measures one and is the softest mineral – what number would represent diamond?


2. What is ASIMO, which was designed and developed by Honda?

A humanoid robot (Advanced Step in Innovative Mobility)

3. Where in the body would you find the maxilla?

In the skull (upper jawbone)

4. What term is used for a cow that has not had a calf?


5. A mangonel is a military version of which device?


6. Of what type of creature is cetology the study?

Whales, dolphins and porpoises

7.  Welsummer, Araucana, Ancona and Campine are all breeds of which creature?


8. Which mineral is the primary constituent of bronze?


9. Mycophobia is a fear or aversion to which foodstuff?


10. Which chemical element has the symbol Rb?






Words quiz

Quiz 104 – Round 6 – Language

The following are loanwords that are used in the English language but have been taken from other languages. Can you identify which language the words come from?

1. Denim

French (originally ‘serge de Nîmes’, meaning it came from the town of Nîmes)

2. Origami


3. Polka


4. Aficionado


5. Safari


6. Doppelgänger


7. Kiwi


8. Gazette


9. Apartheid

Afrikaans (Accept also Dutch)

10. Slalom






Quiz 104 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. Which is the longest river in the UK?

River Severn

2. Which country came first runner up in the UEFA Euro 2016 Championship?


3. What is the correct name for a squirrel’s nest?


4. Of which African country is Kampala the capital?


5. Which of the Bee Gees was born first?

Barry Gibb

6. How many players are there on a curling team?


7. Which 1994 film includes a discussion between John Travolta and Samuel L. Jackson about the different names used in France for McDonald’s food items?

Pulp Fiction

8. “For all those times you stood by me, for all the truth you made me see…” are the opening lines to which 1996 hit by Celine Dion?

Because You Loved Me

9. In which 1990 film based on a true story did Robin Williams play Dr. Malcolm Sayer, a British neurologist who discovered the beneficial effects of the drug L-Dopa on a group of catatonic encephalitis patients?

Awakenings (The character of Dr. Sayer was based on the actual doctor named Oliver Sacks)

10. Ozzy Osbourne bit the head off which type of creature on stage in Iowa in 1982?

A bat