Quiz 124

Children's Authors

Quiz 124 – Round 1 – Picture Round

Children’s authors picture round. Can you identify the following children’s writers?

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1. Lewis Carroll

By Oscar Gustave Rejlander – Unknown, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=108080

2. Michael Morpurgo

By Georges Seguin (Okki) (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

3. Roald Dahl

By Carl Van Vechten – Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=46756519

4. Michael Rosen

‘Michael Rosen recording Listening Lions’ by Historyworks – Used under a Creative Commons 2.0 Generic license, via Flickr.com

5. Philip Pulllman

By Photographed by Adrian Hon, http://mssv.net/ [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

6. Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel)

By Al Ravenna [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

7. Jacqueline Wilson

By Rodw  Illustrator: nick sharrat (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

8. Beatrix Potter

By Potter’s father Rupert Potter, died 1914 – Beatrix Potter: Artist, Storyteller and Countrywoman ISBN 0-7232-4175-9, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=11558267

9. David Walliams

By Ana maria wiggins [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

10. J.M. Barrie

By George Charles Beresford – The National Portrait Gallery, London, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=42030345



Advertising Characters

Quiz 124 – Round 2 – Adverts

Advertising characters quiz – The following are all characters in adverts – Can you identify which product or company they advertise/advertised?

1. Barry Scott

Cillit Bang

2. Aleksandr Orlov


3. Bibendum

Michelin (The name of the ‘Michelin Man’)

4. J.R. Hartley

Yellow Pages

5. Snap, Crackle and Pop

Rice Krispies

6. Gio Compario

Go Compare

7. Tony the Tiger

Kellogg’s Frosties

8. Zingy

EDF Energy

9. Flat Eric

Levi’s Jeans

10. ‘Monkey’

PG Tips


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Science Quiz

Quiz 124 – Round 3 – Science Quiz

Science quiz questions

1. The olecranon can be found in which human limb?

The arm (The bony tip of the elbow)

2. How is a ‘myocardial infarction’ more commonly known?

Heart attack

3. Which is the second largest planet in our solar system?

Saturn (Jupiter is largest)

4. What is the chemical formula for table salt?

NaCl (Sodium chloride)

5. Which has more bones; a human hand or a human foot?

Hand (Had 27 bones, a foot has 26)

6. A leveret is the young of which animal?


7. How many chambers are there in a human heart?


8. The UK electricity supply is 230 volts (no longer 240 volts), what is the standard in North America?

120 volts

9. What is a shaduf?

An irrigation tool, used to lift water

10. The ‘Pascal’ is a unit measurement of what?

Pressure (SI derived unit of pressure, defined as one Newton per square metre)


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Iconic Mobile Phones

Quiz 124 – Round 4 – Mobile Phones

This is a quiz all about ‘iconic mobile phones’. The following are all famous mobile phones, but which companies made these models?

1. RAZR V3


2. Galaxy Note


3. 3310 (Thirty-Three Ten)


4. T28


5. Chocolate


6. Desire 10 Pro


7. Lumia 650


8. Pearl 8100


9. C12


10. Nova Plus



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Pop quiz questions and answers

Quiz 124 – Round 5 – Pop Music

Pop quiz questions and answers – Music quiz questions with a pop theme.

1. Bananarama recently announced a comeback, with the three original members of the band – Can you name them? (First names sufficient)

Sara (Dallin), Siobhan (Fahey) and Keren (Woodward)

2. Which was the first ‘Wham!’ single to reach number one in the UK?

Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go

3. Which French duo have had hits entitled ‘Da Funk’, ‘One More Time’ and ‘Get Lucky’?

Daft Punk

4. Which famous Hollywood actor danced in the video to Fatboy Slim’s 2001 pop video ‘Weapon of Choice’?

Christopher Walken

5. Which ‘X Factor’ winner enjoyed the Christmas number one slot in 2014 with a cover of OneRepublic’s ‘Something I Need’?

Ben Haenow

6. Nicole Scherzinger is probable the most famous member of the ‘Pussycat Dolls’ to us in the UK – Can you name any two other members of the band?

(Any two of) Carmit Bachar, Ashley Roberts, Jessica Sutta, Melody Thornton and Kimberly Wyatt

7. Which Scottish singer-songwriter links ‘Bronski Beat’ and ‘The Communards’?

Jimmy Somerville (He was in both)

8. What was the title of Janet Jackson and Michael Jackson’s 1995 duet?


9. Which English singer has to date released three studio albums, all with mathematical symbols as their titles?

Ed Sheeran (+, x and ÷)

10. Name the three original members of boy band ‘Bros’.

Matt Goss, Luke Goss and Craig Logan


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books set in different countries

Quiz 124 – Round 6 – Art and Literature

The following are a selection of books set in different countries. In which country were the following books predominantly set?

1. Death on the Nile – Agatha Christie


2. The Three Musketeers – Alexandre Dumas


3. Black Beauty – Anna Sewell


4. To Kill A Mockingbird – Harper Lee


5. The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas – John Boyne


6. The Kite Runner – Khaled Hosseini


7. Midnight’s Children – Salman Rushdie


8. Captain Corelli’s Mandolin – Louis de Bernières


9. Empire of the Sun – J.G. Ballard


10. The Thorn Birds – Colleen McCullough



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Quiz 124 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. How many pairs of chromosomes do humans have?


2. In which year did Tony Blair become Prime Minister of the United Kingdom?


3. How many cartoon images does each player have on their board in a game of ‘Guess Who?’


4. On which British island is Beaumaris castle?


5. How many sides does a heptadecagon have?


6. What is the name of the highest rank in the Royal Navy?

Admiral of the Fleet

7. On a standard dartboard, what is the lowest number that cannot be achieved with a single dart?


8. What is the official language of Sierra Leone?


9. What was the name of the Jersey Zoo gorilla who hit the headlines way back in 1986, when a five-year-old boy fell into his enclosure?


10. Who had a number one hit in the UK in April 2017 with his debut solo single ‘Sign of the Times’?

Harry Styles