Quiz 125

sitcom quiz questions

Quiz 125 – Round 2 – TV and Film

Sitcom Quiz Questions – Below you will see a list of three actors who all appeared in the same sitcom. Can you name the programme from the list of actors?

1. Chris Barrie, Craig Charles and Danny John-Jules

Red Dwarf

2. Hugh Dennis, Clare Skinner and Tyger Drew-Honey


3. Patricia Routledge, Clive Swift and Geoffrey Hughes

Keeping Up Appearances

4. Chris O’Dowd, Richard Ayoade and Katherine Parkinson

The IT Crowd

5. Ricky Tomlinson, Sue Johnston and Caroline Aherne

The Royle Family

6. David Mitchell, Robert Webb and Matt King

Peep Show

7. Janine Duvitski, Jake Canuso and Johnny Vegas


8. Richard Wilson, Annette Crosbie and Janine Duvitski

One Foot in the Grave

9. Belinda Lang, Gary Olsen and Clare Woodgate

2point4 Children

10. Victoria Wood, Thelma Barlow and Shobna Gulati



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Geography Pub Quiz Questions and Answers

Quiz 125 – Round 3 – Geography

1. Which country is the smallest in Asia by area?

Republic of Maldives

2. Which UK motorway runs from the North Circular road in South Woodford to the A14 Northwest of Cambridge?


3. Roskilde was the capital of which European country until 1443?

Denmark (Before the capital became Copenhagen)

4. In which ocean does the island nation of Mauritius lie?

Indian Ocean

5. Which was the 50th and last to join the United States of America and did so on August 21st 1959?


6. The North Star (also known as the Pole Star or Polaris) is part of which constellation?

Ursa Minor/Little Bear/Little Dipper

7. According to Guinness World Records, in which country would you find the world’s oldest existing and continually operating university?

Morocco (http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/world-records/oldest-university)

8. Of which country is Baku the capital?


9. Which African country’s flag has vertical stripes of green, gold and red and sometimes has a stick human figure with its arms raised in the middle?


10. Which railway station is the largest in the world by number of platforms?

Grand Central Terminal, New York City




Darts Quiz

Quiz 125 – Round 4 – Sport

Darts Quiz. Below you will find ten nicknames for darts players. Can you give their real name from their nickname?

1. The Crafty Cockney

Eric Bristow

2. The Power

Phil Taylor

3. Diamond Dave

Dave Askew

4. McDanger

Les Wallace

5. The Dutch Destroyer

Vincent van der Voort (Arjan Moen also)

6. The Tornado

Tony West

7. Hawaii 501

Wayne Mardle

8. The Spanish Assassin

Carlos Rodríguez

9. The Hammer

Andy Hamilton

10. The Badger

Dave Prins


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Food and Drink

Quiz 125 – Round 5 – Food and Drink

1. For what purpose is the ‘spurtle’, a Scottish kitchen tool, used?

Stirring (A wooden rod used to stir porridge, stews etc.)

2. The Japanese wine sake is produced from which substance?


3. Dolmades is a Greek dish wrapped in what?

Vine leaves

4. ‘Purple Dragon’, ‘White Satin’ and ‘Bolero’ are varieties of which popular vegetable?


5. Which two main ingredients would you find in the Indian dish ‘Saag Aloo’?

Spinach and potatoes (Saag=spinach, aloo=potato)

6. Which beverage has been advertised with the slogan “It gives you wings”?

Red Bull

7. From which country does Efes beer originate?


8. What, in culinary terms, is a ‘parson’s nose’?

The fleshy protrusion at the rear end of a bird (https://www.cookipedia.co.uk/recipes_wiki/Parson%27s_nose)

9. ‘Cornish Yarg’ cheese is wrapped in what before being left to mature?

Nettle leaves

10. Caviar is obtained from which fish?

Sturgeon (Proper caviar should only come from sturgeon)





Fictional Animals Quiz

Quiz 125 – Round 6 – Fictional Animals

Fictional animals quiz – The following are all animals from literature, TV or film. Can you say which type of creatures the following are?

1. Shelob

Spider (The Lord of the Rings)

2. Mr Ed

Horse (TV Series)

3. Blinky Bill

Koala (Blinky Bill stories by Dorothy Wall)

4. ‘Master’ Po Ping

Giant panda (Kung Fu Panda)

5. Aslan

Lion (The Chronicles of Narnia)

6. Hedwig

Snowy Owl (Harry Potter)

7. Huxley

Pig (Huxley Pig – animated TV series)

8. Akela

Wolf (The Jungle Book)

9. Mr. Tod

Fox (The Tale of Mr Tod – Beatrix Potter)

10. Mighty Joe Young

Gorilla (Two films of same name)


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Pub Quiz

Quiz 125 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. After which Welshman was Mount Everest named?

Sir George Everest

2. Nouakchott is the capital of which African country?


3. Which Grand Prix driver has won most Formula One races to date?

Michael Schumacher (Correct as of 25/05/2017)

4. In which year was the fall of Saigon and the end of the Vietnam War?


5. Which British coin was introduced in February 1971 and was withdrawn from circulation in December 1984?

The halfpenny (decimal coin)

6. Which 1985 Dire Straits album spent ten weeks at number one in the UK albums chart?

Brothers in Arms

7. What is the fifth letter in the Greek alphabet?

Epsilon (έψιλον)

8. Who composed the three-act opera ‘La Traviata’?

Giuseppe Verdi

9. In how many films has Sylvester Stallone played Rocky Balboa?

Seven (Rocky, Rocky II, Rocky III, Rocky IV, Rocky V, Rocky Balboa and Creed)

10. What was the real first name of Che Guevara?