Quiz 12

The 90s Quiz

Quiz 12 – Round 2 – The 90s

1. Kurt Cobain, lead singer of Nirvana, featured heavily in the news during the 90s – but who was he married to?

Courtney Love

2. Name both of the ‘Two Fat Ladies’ as featured in the 90s BBC2 cooking show.

Clarissa Dickson Wright and Jennifer Paterson

3. Whitney Houston’s ‘I Will Always Love You’ was featured in which film?

The Bodyguard

4. What was the name of the handheld digital pet which was created in the 90s and started a craze amongst children?


5. Name the 1998 Israeli and transsexual winner of the Eurovision song contest.

Dana International

6. Freddie Mercury topped the charts in August 1993, two years after his death – but with which song?

Living On My Own

7. What was the name of the housekeeper in the 90s Irish sitcom, ‘Father Ted’?

Mrs Doyle

8. In which year did the Soviet Union collapse?


9. What was the name of the first cloned sheep, hitting headlines in 1996?


10. What were the first names of the FBI characters ‘Mulder’ and ‘Scully’ in TV sci-fi show the X-Files?

Fox Mulder and Dana Scully





Words quiz

Quiz 12 – Round 3 – Words

1. In computing terminology, what does HTML stand for?

Hyper Text Markup Language

2. And what does SCUBA stand for?

Self-contained underwater breathing apparatus

3. Opus Dei is an institution of the Catholic Church – how does it translate into English?

The Work of God

4. Which word is used for the practice of studying bumps on the head in order to determine aspects of a person’s personality and character?


5. Fish is to water, as bird is to… what?


6. What connects the words ‘Wise’, ‘Large’, ‘Ball’, ‘Herring’ and ‘French’?

They are all the 2nd names of one half of a UK comedy double act – Ernie Wise (Morecambe and Wise), Eddie Large (Little and Large), Bobby Ball (Cannon and Ball), Richard Herring (Lee and Herring) and Dawn French (French and Saunders).

7. Birmingham hosts sporting and entertainment events a venue formerly known as the N.I.A (National Indoor Arena) – How is it now known?

Barclaycard Arena

8. What animal lives in a ‘lodge’?

A beaver

9. What can you measure in ‘bundles’, ‘bales’ and ‘quires’?

Paper quantity

10. Correctly spell ‘bureaucratic’?







Quiz 12 – Round 4 – Celebrities

This round is all about celebrity marriages/partnerships. We will give you the name of a celebrity, you tell us who their famous other half is. And yes, we believe these partnerships are all still together as of 2017! (Recently updated) Let’s start easy:

1. Catherine Zeta Jones

Michael Douglas

2. Cheryl Cole

Liam Payne

3. Kanye West

Kim Kardashian

4. Ellen DeGeneres

Portia de Rossi

5. Sarah Jessica Parker

Matthew Broderick

6. Jamie Lee Curtis

Christopher Guest

7. Warren Beatty

Annette Bening

8. Felicity Huffman

William H. Macy

9. Will Smith

Jada Pinkett Smith

10. Tom Hanks

Rita Wilson





TV and Film quiz questions

Quiz 12 – Round 5 – TV and Film

1. What is the profession of Indiana Jones?


2. What was the name of the youngest child in ‘The Sound of Music’?


3. What is the name of the ‘Hotel Inspector’ in the Channel 5 series?

Alex Polizzi

4. Which cartoon character lived at 52 Festive Road?

Mr Benn

5. In ‘To The Manor Born’, what was the name of the manor?


6. Who played Sherlock Holmes in the 2012 BBC TV adaptation ‘Sherlock’?

Benedict Cumberbatch

7. Who was the host of ‘Question of Sport’ before Sue Barker?

David Coleman

8. In which US TV series would you find the characters Blaine Anderson, Rachel Berry, Kurt Hummel and Sue Sylvester?


9. In which film did Kathy Bates befriend Jessica Tandy in a nursing home and hear the tale of her life?

Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe

10. Which child actor saw ‘dead people’ in the Sixth Sense?

Haley Joel Osment





Food and Drink Quiz

Quiz 12 – Round 6 – Food and Drink

1. What type of fish is used in the making of Worcestershire sauce?


2. Anjou, Comice and Bartlett are all types of which fruit?


3. Halloumi is a type of cheese originating from which island?


4.  Which Scottish dessert consists of whipped cream, whisky, honey, raspberries and oatmeal?


5. Which beer used the slogan ‘Probably the Best Lager in the World’?


6. When did the first McDonalds fast food restaurant open in the UK – 1974, 1978 or 1982?

1974, in Woolwich.

7. In which cocktail would you find white rum, mint leaves, lime juice, sugar and soda?


8. From which city does Coleman’s mustard hail?


9. What spirit is made from scotch whisky, honey, herbs and spices?


10. What is a young pilchard called (according to UK standards)?

A sardine





Pub Quiz Questions

Quiz 12 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. What nationality is tennis player Rafael Nadal?

Spanish (Born in Majorca)

2. How many dots are there in total on a pair of dice?


3. What was the name of the character played by Nicky Henson in Fawlty Towers episode ‘The Psychiatrist’?

Mr Johnson

4. Which famous American chef and television personality published ‘Mastering The Art Of French Cooking’ in 1961?

Julia Child

5. What is the capital city of Uzbekistan?


6. In the song by Lou Bega, ‘Mambo Number 5’, 7 women are named in the chorus – what are they called?

Monica, Erica, Rita, Tina, Sandra, Mary and Jessica

7. What is a Matryoshka?

A Russian nesting doll

8. Which chemical element has the symbol ‘F’?


9. Who is the perpetual victim in Cluedo?

Dr. Black (or Mr Boddy in North American versions)

10. Who designed St. Paul’s cathedral?

Christopher Wren

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