Quiz 108

Art and Literature

Quiz 108 – Round 2 – Art and Literature

Poetry opening lines – Who wrote these?

1. “Half a league, half a league, half a league onward…”

Alfred Lord Tennyson (The Charge of the Light Brigade)

2. “How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.”

Elizabeth Barrett Browning (Sonnet 43)

3. “Do not go gentle into that good night…”

Dylan Thomas (Do Not Go Gentle into the Good Night)

4. “You may write me down in history…”

Maya Angelou (Still I Rise)

5. “Hail to thee, blithe Spirit!”

Percy Bysse Shelley

6. “When I am dead, my dearest, sing no sad songs for me.”

Christina Rosetti (Song)

7. “O CAPTAIN! My captain! Our fearful trip is done…”

Walt Whitman (O Captain! My Captain!)

8. “Well, my Daddy left when I was three and he didn’t leave much to Ma and me…”

Shel Silverstein (A Boy Named Sue)

9. “He did not wear his scarlet coat, for blood and wine are red…”

Oscar Wilde (The Ballad of Reading Gaol)

10. “‘Twas brillig, and the slithy toves did gyre and gimble in the wabe…”

Lewis Carroll (Jabberwocky)





Sport quiz questions

Quiz 108 – Round 3 – Sport

1. 42 Olympic sports were included in the 2016 Games in Rio, but how many were included in the following Paralympics?

23 (https://www.rio2016.com/en/paralympics/sports)

2. Which male tennis player successfully defended his singles title at the 2016 Australian Open?

Novak Djokovic

3. A which stadium was the 2016 UEFA Champions League final played?

San Siro stadium, Milan

4. How many players are there on an ice hockey team?


5. The rules of which sport are sometimes referred to as the ‘Knickerbocker Rules’ or the ‘Cartwright Rules’?


6. How did twenty-one-year-old Charlotte Brew achieve a sporting first on 2nd April 1977?

She became the first woman to ride in the Grand National

7. Which Senegalese footballer transferred to Liverpool from Southampton in June 2016 for a fee of £34 million, making him the most expensive African player to date?

Sadio Mané

8. In darting terms, what is a Shanghai?

Hitting a single, double and treble of the same number (It is also a dart game with similar rules – a game of 20 rounds, where you aim for 1 number each round and can score high by hitting a single, treble and double)

9. Which sportswear company was founded by Adolf Dassler in 1924?


10. In which month of the year is the BBC Sports Personality of the Year ceremony?






Fashion Quiz

Quiz 108 – Round 5 – Fashion

1. Who designed Kate Middleton’s wedding dress?

Sarah Burton

2.What is the full name of the founder of the luxury French brand Givenchy?

Hubert de Givenchy

3. What nationality is supermodel Gisele Bündchen?


4. What does the French phrase ‘prêt à porter’ mean?

Ready to wear

5. Who is Head Designer and Creative Director of the Chanel fashion house?

Karl Lagerfeld

6. London Fashion Week is held twice a year – In which two months?

February and September

7. Which ‘Designer at Debenhams’ was born in Hong Kong?

John Rocha

8. What trademark characteristic are Christian Louboutin’s shoes known for?

Red soles

9. Which fashion designer was shot dead on 15th July 1997 on the steps of his Miami Beach mansion?

Gianni Versace

10. Mary Phelps Jacob invented which item of clothing, an invention for which she filed a patent in 1914?

The modern bra


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TV and Film quiz questions

Quiz 108 – Round 6 – TV and Film

Soap Actor Quiz – Which actors play/played the following soap characters?

1. Rita Sullivan (Coronation Street)

Barbara Knox

2. Lisa Dingle (Emmerdale)

Jane Cox

3. Archie Mitchell (EastEnders)

Larry Lamb

4. Jimmy Corkhill (Brookside)

Dean Sullivan

5. Mercedes McQueen (Hollyoaks)

Jennifer Metcalfe

6. Joe Sugden (Emmerdale Farm/Emmerdale)

Frazer Hines

7. Meg Mortimer (Crossroads)

Noele Gordon

8. Julia Parsons (Doctors)

Diane Keene

9. Mick Carter (EastEnders)

Danny Dyer

10. Jan Howard (Howard’s Way)

Jan Harvey





Free Pub Quizzes

Quiz 108 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. In which Shakespeare play would you find the characters Valentine, Proteus, Silvia and Julia?

Two Gentlemen of Verona

2. What is the first name of ITV’s criminal barrister Judge Rinder?


3. Who was acting leader of the Liberal Democrat party for 2 months before the election of Nick Clegg in December 2007?

Vince Cable

4. How many points is the letter J worth in a game of Scrabble?


5. Which two men present BBC TV show ‘Eat Well For Less’, in which they try to save the British public money on their weekly grocery shop?

Gregg Wallace and Chris Bavin

6.Which Christian hymn begins with the words “O Lord my God, When I in awesome wonder, Consider all the worlds Thy hands have made”?

How Great Thou Art

7. What shape is rotini pasta?


8. In Judaism what is meant by the Hebrew word ‘Mitzvah’?

Commandment (Referring to the 613 commandments given in the Torah)

9. Who is actor Emilio Estevez’s famous father?

Martin Sheen

10. Which contains the most calories: A McDonald’s Big Mac or a Burger King Bacon Double Cheeseburger?

A Big Mac (A Big Mac in the UK has 508 kcal, a Bacon Double Cheeseburger has 380kcal)