Quiz 107

Nursery Rhymes Quiz

Quiz 107 – Round 2 – Nursery Rhymes

1. How many men did the ‘Grand Old Duke of York’ have?

Ten thousand

2. Where was I on my way to when I met a man with seven wives?

St. Ives

3. Who had silver buckles on his knee, yellow hair and was bright and fair?

Bobby Shafto

4. In the rhyme ‘One, Two, Buckle My Shoe’, what follows the numbers nine and ten?

A big, fat hen

5. Who stole the tarts that the Queen of Hearts made?

The Knave of Hearts

6. Rub-a-dub-dub, three men in a tub… Who were they?

The butcher, the baker and the candlestick-maker

7. Who killed Cock Robin?

The sparrow

8. Where did the crooked man find a crooked sixpence?

Upon a crooked stile

9. What was Little Miss Muffet eating?

Curds and Whey

10. If Monday’s child is ‘fair of face’, how is Friday’s child described?

Loving and giving





50s Quiz

Quiz 107 – Round 3 – The Fifties

1. Which toy was invented in 1958 when Arthur K. “Spud” Melin and Richard Knerr took a simple, old-fashioned idea and turned it into a fifties fad?

Hula Hoop

2. What was the name of the radio station which broadcast music and light-entertainment from 1945 to 1967 and was later re-branded as Radio 2?

BBC Light Programme

3. In the National Health Service Act of 1952, prescription charges were introduced on the 1st June – how much did they cost?

One shilling

4. In which year of the fifties were Premium Bonds introduced?


5. With which song did Emile Ford and the Checkmates have the last UK Christmas number one of the 1950s?

What Do You Want to Make those Eyes at Me For?

6. On 6th February 1958 British European Airways flight 609 crashed with the Manchester United football team on board. They were on their way home from playing a European Cup match against which team?

Red Star Belgrade

7.  Who tendered his resignation as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom in October 1951?

Clement Attlee

8. Who played George Dixon in all 432 episodes of ‘Dixon of Dock Green’?

Jack Warner

9. Who became the first English winner of the British Grand Prix at Aintree motor racing circuit on 17th July 1955?

Stirling Moss

10. Which comic strip, which still runs today, first appeared in northern editions of the Daily Mirror on 5th August 1957?

Andy Capp






Quiz 107 – Round 4 – The Olympics

Which nationality are these 2016 Olympic gold medal winners?

1. Anna van der Breggen

Netherlands (Cycling – Women’s Road Race)

2. Isabell Werth

Germany (Dressage)

3.Wu Minxia/Cressida Woo

China (3m Women’s Synchronised Springboard)

4. Evgeny Tishchenko

Russia (Boxing -Men’s heavy 91K)

5. Missy Franklin

USA (Swimming – 4X200m freestyle)

6. Usain Bolt

Jamaica (100m, 200m and 4X100m relay)

7. Ku Bon-chan

South Korea (Archery – Men’s individual and men’s team)

8. Nafissatou Thiam

Belgium (Heptathlon)

9. Gabriella Szabó

Hungary (Sprint Canoeing – K2-500m and K4-500m)

10. Elia Viviani

Italy (Cycling – Men’s Omnium)





food and drink quiz questions and answers

Quiz 107 – Round 5 – Food and Drink

1. Wine of which colour is produced from the Gorgollasa grape?

Red (Indigenous to Mallorca)

2. A Bombay duck is not a duck at all – what is it?

A fish 

3. What are the two main ingredients you would find in the Indian dish ‘saag aloo’?

Spinach and potato

4. Which unappealingly-named cocktail consists of peach schnapps and orange juice?

Fuzzy navel

5. Lambert, Balaton and Rainier are three types of which fruit?


6. ‘Afore ye go’ is an advertising slogan that has been used since 1925 by which brand of alcohol?

Bell’s Whisky

7. Who is the richest celebrity chef in the world, worth over £240 million?

Jamie Oliver

8. Which ingredient constitutes the main difference between white pudding and black pudding?

Blood (Usually pork blood which is omitted in white pudding)

9. Which type of rice is primarily used as the main ingredient of a risotto?


10. Is the classic Scottish ‘clootie dumpling’ a savoury or sweet speciality?

Sweet (A rich fruit pudding)





Music quiz

Quiz 107 – Round 6 – Music

For this music round we will give you three album titles. All you need to do is give us the name of the artist or band who recorded all three.

1. Music (2000), Celebration (2009) and Rebel Heart (2015)


2. Welcome to My Nightmare (1975), Trash (1989) and Along Came a Spider (2008)

Alice Cooper

3. Speak (2010), Red (2012) and 1989 (2014)

Taylor Swift

4. Blondes Have More Fun (1978), Smiler (1974) and Another Country (2015)

Rod Stewart

5. Harvest (1972), Harvest Moon (1992) and Earth (2016)

Neil Young

6. One Voice (1979), 2:00 AM Paradise Cafe (1984) and Showstoppers (1991)

Barry Manilow

7. Dark Lady (1974), Stars (1975) and Believe (1998)


8. Only by the Night (2008), Because of the Times (2007) and Come Around Sundown (2010)

Kings of Leon

9. Where Am I Going? (1967), A Brand New Me (1970) and A Very Fine Love (1995)

Dusty Springfield

10. Hot Fuss (2004), Sam’s Town (2006) and Day & Age (2008)

The Killers





Quiz 107 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. Michael Phelps is the most decorated Olympian of all time, but how many medals has he won?


2. What was the name of the character played by Bill Murray in the 1984 film Ghostbusters?

Dr. Peter Venkman

3. What is the lowest number that cannot be scored with a single dart?


4. Who portrayed the artist JMW Turner in the 2014 film ‘Mr Turner’?

Timothy Spall

5. In which year is Halley’s Comet next predicted to be visible from Earth?


6. In ‘The Munsters’, what was the name of Herman and Lily Munster’s only child?

Eddie Munster

7. Who created the character of Inspector Morse?

Colin Dexter

8. How many squares lie uncovered by playing pieces in the beginning of a game of chess?


9. Which American film actor was born Bernard Schwartz on June 3rd 1925?

Tony Curtis

10. In which Shakespeare play do the characters of Benedick, Beatrice and Don Pedro appear?

Much Ado About Nothing