Quiz 118

Narrators Quiz

Quiz 118 – Round 2 – Narrators

Narrators Quiz. The following are all characters in famous books who also act as first-person narrator. Can you identify the book they narrate?

1. Jean Louise “Scout” Finch

To Kill A Mockingbird – Harper Lee

2. Philip “Pip” Pirrip

Great Expectations – Charles Dickens

3. Humbert Humbert

Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov

4. Patrick Bateman

American Psycho – Bret Easton Ellis

5. Holden Caulfield

The Catcher in the Rye – J. D. Salinger

6. “Chief” Bromden

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest – Ken Kesey

7. Paul Bäumer

All Quiet on the Western Front – Erich Maria Remarque

8. Nick Carraway

The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald

9. Katniss Everdeen

The Hunger Games (and rest of book series) – Suzanne Collins

10. Esther Greenwood

The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath


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Science and Nature Quiz

Quiz 118 – Round 3 – Science and Nature

1. Of what is myology the study?

The muscular system/muscles

2. How many of the eight planets in our solar system have moons?

6 (only Mercury and Venus have no moons)

3. Which element comes second in the periodic table and therefore has the atomic number 2?


4. What is the most abundant element in the Earth’s crust (by mass)?

Oxygen (46.6% followed by silicon (27.7%), aluminium (8.1%) and iron (5%))

5. Which scientific instrument is used to measure atmospheric pressure?


6. Vitamin B2 is more commonly known by which name?


7. Which part of a flower produces pollen?

Stamen (anther more specifically)

8. How many hearts does an octopus have?


9. ‘Bellis perennis’ is the scientific name for which flower commonly found in the wild in Britain?


10. In terms of height, which is the world’s largest dog breed?

Great Dane






Famous Directors Quiz

Quiz 118 – Round 4 – Famous Directors

Famous Directors Quiz. Quite simply – Who directed the following films?

1. Citizen Kane (1941)

Orson Welles

2. The Godfather (1972)

Francis Ford Coppola

3. Apollo 13 (1995)

Ron Howard

4. Vertigo (1958)

Alfred Hitchcock

5. Back to the Future (1985)

Robert Zemeckis

6. Pulp Fiction (1994)

Quentin Tarantino

7. The Pianist (2002)

Roman Polanski

8. Taxi Driver (1976)

Martin Scorsese

9. Full Metal Jacket (1987)

Stanley Kubrick

10. Edward Scissorhands (1990)

Tim Burton


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Food and Drink Quiz

Quiz 118 – Round 5 – Food and Drink

1. Pellagra is a disease associated with a deficiency of which vitamin?


2. ‘Sprite’, ‘Canary’ and ‘Honeydew’ are varieties of which fruit?


3. From which type of fish is caviar obtained?


4. Which cocktail is made from vodka, coffee liqueur and either cream or milk?

White Russian

5. According to preliminary figures, which country produced the most wine in 2016?

Italy (http://www.bkwine.com/news/worlds-biggest-wine-producing-countries-2016-short/)

6. From which country does the Massaman curry originate?


7. What is the French word for a pineapple?


8. What is tofu made from?

Condensed soy milk

9. Which two main ingredients would you find in the Indian dish Aloo Gobi?

Potato and Cauliflower (in that order)

10. How many UK (imperial) tablespoons are equal to one imperial pint?






Postcodes quiz

Quiz 118 – Round 6 – The UK

UK postcodes quiz – Of which town or city are the following the postcodes?

1. DA


2. RG


3. PL


4. AB


5. ZE

Lerwick (Zetland)

6. SS


7. IV


8. CF


9. NP


10. HS

Outer Hebrides


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Quiz 118 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. On the 6th February 2017 Queen Elizabeth II became the first British monarch to reach which jubilee? (Gemstone required, not number of years)


2. To which country do the Faroe Islands belong?


3. What is the name of Ben Affleck’s younger brother, who is also an actor?

Casey Affleck

4. How many lines are there in a limerick?


5. What is the capital city of Bulgaria?


6. Who created the fictional detective Jules Maigret?

Georges Simenon

7. Who has been married to Penny Calvert, Anthea Redfern and Wilnelia Merced?

Bruce Forsyth

8. Who won a Laurence Olivier Award in 2006 under the category of ‘Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical’ for her appearance in Victoria Wood’s ‘Acorn Antiques: The Musical’?

Celia Imrie

9. In the University known as ‘UWE Bristol’, what does ‘UWE’ stand for?

University of the West of England

10. According the proverb, who is not recognised in his own land?

A prophet