Quiz 128

TV Themes Quiz

Quiz 128 – Round 2 – TV Themes

TV themes quiz. The following are titles of TV theme tunes, but can you name the show it was for?

1. Thank You For Being A Friend

The Golden Girls

2.  Where Everybody Knows Your Name


3. Half A World Away

The Royle Family

4. Handbags and Gladrags

The Office

5. Ain’t That the Way

Cagney & Lacey

6. Good Ol’ Boys

Dukes of Hazzard

7. You’ve Got Time

Orange Is the New Black

8. The Lord Is My Shepherd

The Vicar of Dibley

9. Who Do You Think You Are Kidding Mr Hitler?

Dad’s Army

10. Hi Ho Silver



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Quiz 128 – Round 3 – Geography

Geography Pub Quiz Questions

1. Which UK motorway connects Blackpool with the M6 at Preston?


2. Which South American country borders Colombia to the north, Peru to the east and south and the Pacific Ocean to the west?


3. What is the name of the official currency of Albania?

Albanian lek

4. In which country would you find the Troodos mountains?


5. Yerevan is the capital city of which country?


6. From which country did Lebanon gain independence on 22nd November 1943?


7. How many parliamentary constituencies are there in the United Kingdom?

650 (Correct as of general election on 8th June 2017)

8. In which European country are the beach resorts of Varna, Sunny Beach and Balchik?


9. Which African country was formerly a British colony known as the ‘Gold Coast’ from 1867 until its independence in 1957?


10. Which city is furthest north – Leeds or York?



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Fictional Detectives Quiz

Quiz 128 – Round 4 – Fictional Detectives

Fictional detectives quiz. Below we will give you ten famous detectives from the world of literature. Can you tell us which author created each character?

1. Hercule Poirot

Agatha Christie

2. Philip Marlowe

Raymond Chandler

3. Sherlock Holmes

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

4. Dirk Gently

Douglas Adams

5. Alex Cross

James Patterson

6. Inspector Morse

Colin Dexter

7. John Rebus

Ian Rankin

8. Adam Dalgliesh

P.D. James

9. Maigret

Georges Simenon

10. Eleanor Roosevelt

Elliott Roosevelt (Son of  Franklin D. and Eleanor Roosevelt, he wrote a number of books including a series where his own mother was the detective)


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Quiz 128 – Round 5 – Music

1. Which Russian classical composer was born in Tikhvin, 120 miles east of Saint Petersburg on the 18th March 1844?

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

2. Which US singer has had hits entitled ‘Superstition’, ‘My Cherie Amour’ and ‘Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I’m Yours)’?

Stevie Wonder

3. Which hugely successful guitarist and singer has been part of ‘The Yardbirds’, ‘John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers’, ‘Cream’ and ‘Blind Faith’?

Eric Clapton

4. What is “The hottest spot north of Havana”?

The Copacabana (Barry Manilow)

5. Which Welsh singer was born Michael Barratt in Cardiff in 1948?

Shakin’ Stevens

6. A musical stave consists of how many parallel horizontal lines?


7. In which musical would you find the song ‘Luck Be A Lady’?

Guys and Dolls

8. “City dweller, successful fella, thought to himself “Oops I’ve got a lot of money”…” These are the opening lines to which 1995 hit?

Country House – Blur

9. Which English electronic band have had hits with the songs ‘Just Can’t Get Enough’, ‘People Are People’ and ‘Enjoy the Silence’?

Depeche Mode

10. “Humidity is rising, barometer’s getting low, according to all sources…” What are the next 6 words?

The street’s the place to go (It’s Raining Men – The Weathergirls)





What Comes Next

Quiz 128 – Round 6 – What Comes Next?

What comes next in the series?

1. 7, 11, 13, 17…

19 (Prime numbers)

2. ‘Tomorrow Never Dies’, ‘The World is Not Enough’, ‘Die Another Day’…

Casino Royale (James Bond films in order of release)

3. •―, ―•••, —•—• …

—•• (Morse code – letters A, B, C… the answer is D)

4. ‘Seven Seas of Rhye’, ‘Killer Queen’, ‘Now I’m here’…

Bohemian Rhapsody (Queen singles in order of release)

5. 5, 17, 53…

161 (Multiply the previous number by three and then add two)

6. ‘Digital Fortress’, ‘Angels & Demons’, ‘Deception Point’…

The Da Vinci Code (Books by Dan Brown in order of release)

7. Winston Churchill, Anthony Eden, Harold Macmillan…

Alec Douglas-Home

8. G, o, o

g (First four letters ‘Google’ in the appropriate colours)

9. Z, V, R…

N (Backwards through the alphabet with three letters missing between each)

10. 60, 90, 108…

120 (Number of degrees in the interior angles of regular polygons – equilateral triangle, square, pentagon – the answer is the internal angle of a regular hexagon)


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Quiz 128 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. Which vitamin is also known as biotin?


2. Cm is the abbreviation for which chemical element?


3. Which board game, first published in 2004, involves placing different-coloured railway cars between destination cities on a map?

Ticket To Ride

4. What is the collective noun for a group of buzzards?


5. In which US state are Carson City and Reno?


6. Which English football club plays at Deepdale?

Preston North End

7. Which of the ‘X-Men’ characters was born James Howlett and is often known as Logan?


8. Which English trio, whose debut album ‘If You Wait’ was released in 2013, consists of Hannah Reid, Dan Rothman and Dominic Major?

London Grammar

9. Which recurring ‘Friends’ character was played by Maggie Wheeler?


10. Which word can be placed before ‘rising’, ‘wards’ and ‘set’ to make new words?