Quiz 129

Rock Band Quiz

Quiz 129 – Round 1 – Picture Round

Rock band quiz – This week’s picture round is a selection of ten rock and pop bands. Can you identify them?

Most of these pictures include all of the band members, although not all members may be present in all pictures.

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1. Black Sabbath

By Robson Batista – http://www.flickr.com/photos/100203810@N07/11750201053/, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=30739750

2. Scissor Sisters

“Scissor Sisters @ Olympia Theatre” – By Focka – Used under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs licence (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.0/), via Flickr.com

3. The Who

By Jim Summaria – Contact us/Photo submission, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=5574716

4. Aerosmith

By Chris Gampat, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=17379896

5. Bon Jovi

By Emanuel07 – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=33584589

6. Coldplay (Chris Martin)

“Chris Martin 2” – By Blair-39 – Used under a Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike licence (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/), via Flickr.com

7. Radiohead

By Kollision – Photomontage, created by Kollision from:Image:Thom Yorke (Amsterdam).jpg by Michell ZappaImage:CGreenwood2006-06Radiohead.jpg by Jesse Aaron SafirImage:Jonny Greenwood (Amsterdam).jpg by Michell ZappaImage:Radiohead in amsterdam.jpg by Michell ZappaImage:Phil Selway.jpg by Michell Zappa, CC BY-SA 2.5, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=3232309

8. 10CC

By AVRO (Beeld En Geluid Wiki – Gallerie: Toppop 1974) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

9. Pink Floyd

By one_schism, EddieBerman, Jethro, Anarkangel. – self made, using David Gilmour.jpg, RogerWaters.jpg, Rick Wright.jpg and Roger Waters and Nick Mason.jpg, CC BY-SA 2.5, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=4231072

10. Thin Lizzy

By AVRO – Beeld En Geluid Wiki – Gallerie: Toppop 1974, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=17769019

Sports Terms Quiz

Quiz 129 – Round 2 – Sport

Sports terms quiz – We will give you three words or phrases used in a specific sport. Can you tell us which sport they are used in?

1. Block, clinch and prop


2. Cox, blade and quad


3. Gapper, K and screwball


4. Crease, bail and innings


5. Handicap, flight and birdie


6. Blinkers, handicap and maiden

Horse racing

7. Rest hold, finisher and low-carder


8. Shuttle, alley and baseline


9. Feint, lunge and riposte


10. Slider, gripper and sweep



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Religion quiz

Quiz 129 – Round 3 – Religion

Religion quiz questions and answers.

1. A ‘mandir’ is a temple of which religion?


2. In which year did just under 400 thousand people state their religion as ‘Jedi’ on their UK census forms?


3. ‘Shia’ is a branch of which major world religion?


4. “I fear no foe, with Thee at hand to bless, Ills have no weight and tears no bitterness.” These are words taken from which hymn?

Abide With Me

5. At what age does a Jewish boy become a ‘Bar Mitzvah’?


6. How many books are there in the protestant Christian Bible?


7. The ‘Avesta’ is the primary set of texts of which religion?


8. How many Popes have been Spanish?

Two – Pope Alexander VI and Pope Callixtus III

9. Mecca, the holy city of Islam, is located within which country?

Saudi Arabia

10. Name all of the ‘Seven Deadly Sins’.

Pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath and sloth.


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Soap Quiz Questions

Quiz 129 – Round 4 – Soaps

Soap Quiz – Which long-standing soap/series character is/was played by the following actors? Character and soap name required.

1. Barbara Knox

Rita Fairclough – Coronation Street

2. Richard Thorp

Alan Turner – Emmerdale

3. June Brown

Dot Branning/Cotton – EastEnders

4. Derek Thompson

Charlie Fairhead – Casualty

5. Jane Rossington

Jill Richardson – Crossroads

6. Eileen McCallum

Isabel Blair – Take the High Road

7. Jimmy McKenna

Jack Osborne – Hollyoaks

8. Paul Usher

Barry Grant – Brookside

9. Adrian Lewis Morgan

Jimmi Clay – Doctors

10. Paul Bradley (2 answers possible)

Elliot Hope – Holby City or Nigel Bates – EastEnders


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food and drink pub quiz

Quiz 129 – Round 5 – Food and Drink

Food and Drink Pub Quiz Questions

1. If a dish is described as ‘à la Florentine’ which vegetable would you expect to find in it?


2. What colour is a ripened kumquat?


3. What does CAMRA stand for?

Campaign for Real Ale

4. ‘Cremini’, ‘morel’ and ‘enoki’ are all types of what?


5. Which beverage has been marketed with the slogan ‘Great Taste, Zero Sugar’?

Coke Zero

6. In which English county is the pub retailer and brewer ‘Greene King’ based?

Suffolk (Bury St. Edmunds)

7. Which type of pastry is used in a chocolate éclair?

Choux pastry

8. In the ‘5:2’ diet, how many calories does a woman reduce her intake to for two days a week?

500 (600 for men)

9. Which cocktail is traditionally made with cognac, orange liqueur and lemon juice?


10. To the nearest hundred, how many calories are there in a McDonalds Big Mac?

500 (508 according to the UK McDonalds nutrition calculator http://www.mcdonalds.co.uk/content/ukhome/meal_builder.html)


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Real Names Quiz

Quiz 129 – Round 6 – Real Names

Real names quiz – The following are ten people and characters (real or fictional) who are not known by their real (or full) first name. Do you know what it is?

1. Inspector Morse


2. Bono (U2)

Paul (Hewson)

3. ‘Daddy’ Warbucks (Annie/Little Orphan Annie)


4. Barbie (Doll)

Barbara (Millicent Roberts)

5. Woody Allen

Allan (Stewart Konigsberg)

6. Curly Watts (Coronation Street character)


7. Eminem

Marshall (Bruce Mathers III)

8. Freddie Mercury

Farrokh (Bulsara)

9. Mr. Burns (Simpsons)

Charles (Montgomery Burns)

10. Elton John

Reginald (Kenneth Dwight)


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Quiz 129 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. In which year were the Nobel Prizes first awarded?


2. For what purpose is Makaton used?

Communication (Designed for those who struggle to communicate through speaking – Uses a combination of speech, signs and symbols)

3. “I used to be lunatic from the gracious days….” These are the opening lines to which Annie Lennox song?

No More I Love Yous

4. Which is the hottest planet in our solar system?


5. ‘Concho y Toro’ is a wine-producing company based in which country?


6. Noel Redding and Mitch Mitchell were the two less-famous members of which rock trio?

The Jimi Hendrix Experience

7. ‘Chou’ is the French word for which vegetable?


8. Which actor has played Paul Robinson in ‘Neighbours’ since its very first episode in 1985, despite taking an extended break from the soap from 1993 to 2004?

Stefan Dennis

9. How many official languages are spoken in Switzerland?

Four: German, French, Italian and Romansh

10. Which two colours feature on the flag of Ukraine?

Blue and yellow (Two horizontal bands, blue on the top half and yellow below)