Quiz 134

Basketball teams quiz

Quiz 134 – Round 2 – Sport

Basketball teams quiz – Which US cities are home to the following basketball teams?

1. Lakers

Los Angeles

2. 76ers


3. Rockets


4. Cavaliers


5. Mavericks


6. Raptors


7. Celtics


8. Timberwolves


9. Wizards


10. Pistons



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Science and Nature Quiz

Quiz 134 – Round 3 – Science and Nature

1. A ‘cama’ is a hybrid which is a cross between which two other animals?

Camel and llama

2. Chinstrap and Humboldt are species of which type of bird?


3. Which colour does litmus paper turn with a neutral reading of pH7?

Purple (The paper comes in both red and blue – Neutral will always be purple. Universal indicator paper is different – this turns green in a neutral solution)

4. Which is the longest river in Europe?


5. The phenomenon of light changing direction when it passes through another medium is known as what?


6. Which element has the atomic number 1?


7. Zero degrees Celsius is equal to what reading on the Fahrenheit scale?


8. Which is the longest bone in the human body?

Femur (Thigh)

9. What word beginning with ‘A’ is the name for tiny air sacks which sit in the lungs and are at the end of the respiratory tree?

Alveoli (singular: alveolus)

10. Is it true or false that dogs cannot see colour?

False – Contrary to popular belief dogs can see colour, but the variation in colour they can see is more limited than our own





TV Theme Lyrics

Quiz 134 – Round 4 – TV and Film

TV theme lyrics quiz. Below you will find the opening lyrics to a selection of TV theme tunes. Can you identify the programme?

1. “Making your way in the world today takes everything you’ve got.”


2. “Our whole universe was in a hot, dense state.”

Big Bang Theory

3. “Thank you for being a friend.”

The Golden Girls

4. “Gotta get up, gotta get out.”


5. “It’s alright, it’s ok, it doesn’t really matter if you’re old and grey.”

New Tricks

6. “Now this is a story all about how my life got flipped, turned upside down.”

The Fresh Prince of Bel Air

7. “So no-one told you life was gonna be this way.”


8. “It seems today that all you see is violence in movies and sex on TV.”

Family Guy

9. “They’re creepy and they’re kooky…”

The Addams Family

10. “Stick a pony in me pocket.”

Only Fools and Horses


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Food and Drink

Quiz 134 – Round 5 – Food and Drink

1. From which US state does the dish ‘Jambalaya’ originate?


2. Which gas is produced when bread is baked and the yeast converts the fermentable sugars present in the dough?

Carbon dioxide

3. Which cocktail is made by mixing Scotch whisky and Drambuie?

Rusty Nail

4. A standard Champagne bottle contains 750ml – How much Champagne can be held in a Nebuchadnezzar?

15 litres (15,000ml or 1500cl – Equivalent to 20 standard bottles)

5. Fuji, Honeycrisp and Cripps Pink are varieties of which fruit?


6. Which type of food is called a ‘Zwiebel’ in German?


7. What type of food is a ‘durian’?

A fruit (Spiky fruit with a strong odour)

8. Which drink has been marketed with the slogan “Live Young”?

Evian water

9. Which fruit was the title of a number 8 UK hit for a band called ‘The Presidents of the United States of America’ in 1996?


10. If a sparkling wine bottle is marked as ‘Brut’ what does this mean?

Very dry/unsweetened




US State Capitals Quiz

Quiz 134 – Round 6 – US Geography

US State Capitals Quiz – Of which US state are the following cities the capital?

1. Montgomery


2. Frankfort


3. Trenton

New Jersey

4. Santa Fe

New Mexico

5. Lincoln


6. Olympia


7. Denver


8. Juneau


9. Cheyenne


10. Providence

Rhode Island


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Quiz 134 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

General Knowledge

1. Where on the body would you wear a mantilla?

Over the head (and shoulders – a type of silk scarf, mostly worn in Spain)

2. According to the proverb, what is ‘in the detail’?

The devil (The devil is in the detail)

3. Which is the last sign of the zodiac alphabetically?


4. What is the scientific name for caustic soda?

Sodium hydroxide

5. What was the name of the last film to be directed by Stanley Kubrick?

Eyes Wide Shut

6. Who was the first monarch in the house of Hanover?

George I

7. DLXVII is what number in Roman numerals?


8. A griffin (or gryphon) is a mythical creature formed from which two animals?

A lion and an eagle (Body, tail and back legs of a lion, head and wings of an eagle)

9. What is the capital of the Australian state of Queensland?


10. In which 2008 film did Kate Winslet win an Oscar for her portrayal of fictitious war criminal Hanna Schmitz?

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