Quiz 126

Blockbuster Film Quiz

Quiz 126 – Round 2 – Film

Blockbuster Film Quiz – In this quiz, we give you only the first letter in each word of the title of a well-known film. We have also included the year the film was made in brackets. Which famous blockbuster films are these the first initials of?


1. TSOM (1965)

The Sound of Music

2. CEOTTK (1977)

Close Encounters of the Third Kind

3. TGSOE (1952)

The Greatest Show on Earth

4. POTC:DMC (2006)

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest

5. IJATTOD (1984)

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

6. HPATGOF (2005)

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

7. SWATSD (1937)

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

8. TRHPS (1975)

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

9. ROTJ (1983)

Return of the Jedi

10. LOA (1962)

Lawrence of Arabia


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World Geography Quiz

Quiz 126 – Round 3 – Geography

World geography quiz questions and answers.

1. Which is the largest of the UK’s 15 National Parks?

The Cairngorms

2. In which European capital city could you visit the Prado Museum, Buen Retiro Park and Almudena Cathedral?


3. Which U.S. city is served by O’Hare International Airport?


4. Which famous Venetian bridge links the New Prison to the interrogation rooms in the Doge’s Palace?

The Bridge of Sighs (Ponte dei Sospiri)

5. How many ‘Great Lakes’ are there in North America?

5: Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, Lake Huron, Lake Erie and Lake Ontario

6. Of which Australian state is Adelaide the capital city?

South Australia

7. Which is the longest river in Asia?

River Yangtze

8. Ukraine borders seven countries – Can you name five of them?

Five of: Russia, Belarus, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania and Moldova

9. In which county in Blackpool located?


10. In which Spanish ‘Costa’ will you find the resorts of Benidorm and Alicante?

Costa Blanca


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TV Schools Quiz

Quiz 126 – Round 4 – TV Schools

TV schools quiz – In which TV programme do/did the following schools feature?

1. Rudge Park Comprehensive

The Inbetweeners

2. William McKinley High School, Lima, Ohio


3. Greybridge Secondary School, near Watford

Big School

4. Summerdown Comprehensive for first three series, merged with another school in the fourth series to become Wattkins School

Teachers (UK TV series)

5. Thornhill Community Academy (real school)

Educating Yorkshire

6. Abbey Grove School, Hertfordshire

Bad Education

7. Liberty High School, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

My So-Called Life

8. Erinsborough High School


9. Fenn Street School

Please Sir!

10. Sunnydale High School, California

Buffy the Vampire Slayer


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History Pub Quiz Questions and Answers

Quiz 126 – Round 5 – History

History Pub Quiz Questions and Answers

1. The ‘Gettysburg Address’ was delivered by Abraham Lincoln in 1863, but can you quote the first six words of this famous speech?

Four score and seven years ago…

2. Which of Henry VIII’s wives is buried alongside him in St. George’s chapel in Windsor Castle?

Jane Seymour (Henry was buried alongside her at his request)

3. Who became the first woman to sit as an MP in the House of Commons in 1919?

Nancy Astor (Viscountess Astor)

4. Who was the first leader of the Liberal Democrat party, having led the Liberal Party until it merged with the Social Democratic Party in 1988?

David Steel

5. Who was President of the United States when Neil Armstrong first set foot upon the moon?

Richard Nixon (He famously made a telephone call to Armstrong and Aldrin)

6. Name five of the seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

Five of: Colossus of Rhodes, Great Pyramid of Giza, Hanging Gardens of Babylon, Lighthouse of Alexandria, Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, Statue of Zeus at Olympia and the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus

7. According to the book of Genesis, Adam and Eve had a number of children, but only three are named. What were the names of these three?

Cain, Abel and Seth

8. The Battle of Goose Green was fought during which war?

The Falklands War

9. Which South American country declared independence from Portugal on September 7th 1822?


10. Which English monarch was the father of Richard I?

Henry II


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Cover Versions Quiz

Quiz 126 – Round 6 – Music

Cover versions quiz. The following artists have all at some point recorded the same song. There may be others who have also released a version, but a few have been chosen in the interest of brevity.

Which song has been recorded by each of the artists listed?

1. Village People and The Pet Shop Boys

Go West

2. Julie London, Ella Fitzgerald, Aerosmith and Michael Bublé

Cry Me A River

3. Judy Garland, Eva Cassidy and Ariana Grande

Somewhere Over the Rainbow

4. Richie Valens, Los Lobos and Glen Campbell

La Bamba

5. Dusty Springfield, Nina Simone, Dionne Warwick and Diana Krall

The Look of Love

6. Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Bryan Ferry and U2

All Along the Watchtower

7. The Top Notes, The Isley Brothers, The Beatles, The Tremeloes and The Who

Twist and Shout

8. Lou Reed, Duran Duran and Susan Boyle

Perfect Day

9. The Drifters, Bette Midler, The Rolling Stones and Bruce Willis

Under the Boardwalk

10. Carole King, James Taylor, Dusty Springfield, McFly and Javine

You’ve Got a Friend





Pub Quiz

Quiz 126 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. Stanley Kirk Burrell is the birth name of which American hip hop artist who was at the height of his fame in the early 1990s?

MC Hammer

2. Zara Phillips married which former England rugby union player in 2011?

Mike Tindall

3. Of what is calligraphy the art?

Decorative handwriting

4. In slang terms, how much money is a ‘pony’?


5. Who invented the pneumatic tyre in 1887?

John Boyd Dunlop

6. ‘Celeste’ and ‘periwinkle’ are shades of which primary colour?


7. Which letter of the alphabet is represented in Braille as a single raised dot in the upper left-hand corner of the cell?


8. In biblical terms, the Decalogue is another word for what?

The Ten Commandments

9. Which character in the original Star Trek series was played by DeForest Kelly?

Dr. Leonard McCoy

10. Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was the first ever president of which country?