Quiz 112

Quiz 112 – Round 2 – Super Heroes

In this superhero quiz all your contestants need to do is identify these superheroes from the name of the alter-ego.

1. Bruce Wayne

Batman

2. Tony Stark

Ironman

3. Bruce Banner

The Incredible Hulk

4. Peter Parker

Spiderman

5. Hal Jordan

Green Lantern

6. Matt Murdock

Daredevil

7. Clark Kent

Superman

8. Barry Allen

The Flash

9. Diana Prince

Wonder Woman

10. Reed Richards

Mister Fantastic

Quiz 112 – Round 3 – Maths

1. What is the next number in the following sequence: 2, 6, 14, 30, …

62 (multiply the previous number by two and then add two)

2. How many seconds are there in 12 minutes?

720

3. What is seventeen squared?

289

4. If Carl buys a bottle of wine for £6.59 and two bottles of beer for £1.29 each, how much change does he get from a £10 note?

83 pence

5. How many degrees are there in three right angles?

270

6. Which is the closest prime number to 100?

101

7. How many edges are there on a tetrahedron?

6 (A tetrahedron is a triangular-based pyramid – note that the question asks for edges, not faces, of which there are 4)

8. What is the mean of 12, 14, 19, 27 and 53?

25 (The average – Add the numbers together and divide by 5, which is how many numbers there are)

9. What is seven-hundredths expressed as a decimal?

0.07

10. Fred’s car holds 12 gallons of petrol. On one full tank of petrol he drove four trips to London and back. London is 45 miles from his house. How many miles to the gallon did Fred get from his car?

30

Quiz 112 – Round 4 – Sport

Trophy Quiz – In which sport are the following trophies and awards contested?

1. America’s Cup

Sailing

2. The ‘Claret Jug’

Golf (Golf Champion Trophy)

3. Vince Lombardi Trophy

American Football

4. Webb Ellis Cup

Rugby

5. Stanley Cup

Ice Hockey

6. Sobers-Tissera Trophy

Cricket (Winner of Test series between West Indies and Sri Lanka)

7. Davis Cup

Tennis

8. Naismith Trophy

9. Silver Slugger Award

Baseball

10. FA Cup

Football/Soccer

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Quiz 112 – Round 5 – Art and Literature

1. Which Austrian symbolist painter’s works include ‘The Three Ages of Woman’, ‘Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I’ and ‘The Kiss’?

Gustav Klimt

2. In which Shakespearean play does the character of Shylock appear?

The Merchant of Venice

3. Which Mexican painter, who was married to fellow artist Frida Kahlo, helped to establish the Mexican mural movement and painted murals in numerous cities in Mexico and the USA?

Diego Rivera

4. What is the name of the first book written by J.K. Rowling that was specifically aimed at adults?

The Casual Vacancy

5. Which American children’s author has enjoyed great success with his ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ series?

Jeff Kinney

6. How many golden tickets were there in Roald Dahl’s 1964 children’s story ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’?

Five

7. In which city was the English Romanticist painter J.M.W. Turner born?

London

8. Cyan is a shade of which primary colour?

Blue

9. In which two cities is the Charles Dickens novel ‘A Tale of Two Cities’ set?

London and Paris

10. Which American science-fiction author also held the post Professor of Biochemistry at Boston University after he was honoured in 1979?

Isaac Asimov

Quiz 112 – Round 6 – Film Quotes

Film quotes quiz – From which film are the following quotes taken?

1. “What if Andy gets another dinosaur? A mean one? I just don’t think I can take that kind of rejection!”

Toy Story (1995)

2. “Story of my life. I always get the fuzzy end of the lollipop.”

Some Like It Hot (1959)

3. ” I solemnly swear that I am up to no good.”

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)

4. “All you need is love. John Lennon. Smart man. Shot in the back, very sad.”

Independence Day (1996)

5. “Peachy keen, Jelly Bean.”

Grease (1978)

Mary Poppins (1964)

7. “Hammond, after some consideration, I’ve decided not to endorse your park.”

Jurassic Park (1993)

8. “You’re pirates. Hang the code and hang the rules. They’re more like guidelines anyway.”

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

9. “Your eyes are full of hate, forty-one. That’s good. Hate keeps a man alive. It gives him strength.”

Ben-Hur (1959)

10. “Allow myself to introduce… myself.”

Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)

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Quiz 112 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. A mandrake is a type of what?

Plant

2. Which Italian former footballer earned himself the nickname ‘The Divine Ponytail’?

Roberto Baggio

3. In which year did Ken Livingstone become Mayor of London?

2000

4. Who had a 1986 hit with the song ‘Always There’, a version of the theme tune from the 80s TV show ‘Howards’ Way’ with lyrics?

Marti Webb

5. Who plays the title character in the ITV comedy drama series ‘Doc Martin’?

Martin Clunes

6. What is the national currency of Sri Lanka?

Sri Lankan Rupee

7. Who gives his name to the Channel 4 show ‘____ ____’s Amazing Spaces’?

George Clarke

8. How many zeros are there in a trillion?

9. What is the name of the stretch of water which separates the Orkney Islands from mainland Scotland?

Pentland Firth

10. How many playing spaces are there on a Monopoly board?

40