Quiz 14

Quiz 14 – Round 2 – Entertainment

1. “Just the one, Mrs Wembley” was a catchphrase from a British sitcom starring Dennis Waterman from the early 1990s; but what was it called?

On The Up

2. ‘Il Divo’ consists of four members of different nationalities – which four countries do they hail from?

Spain (Carlos Marìn), USA (David Miller), France (Sébastien Izambard) and Switzerland (Urs Bühler)

3. Which actress won the 2012 series of ‘I’m A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here’?

Charlie Brooks

4. ‘How D’Ya Like Your Eggs In The Morning’ was featured in which 1951 musical?

Rich, Young and Pretty

 5. In which television quiz show, hosted by Paul Daniels, did 3 sets of married contestants compete against each other to win time for their final round.

Every Second Counts

6. The 1970s children’s television character ‘Mr Benn’ lived at which address?

52 Festive Road

7. And which 1980s television cartoon super hero lived at 29 Acacia Road?


8. Which member of ‘The Only Way Is Essex’ left the series in 2011 and soon afterwards became runner up in ‘I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here’?

Mark Wright

9. Who is the host of ITV dating show ‘Take Me Out’?

Paddy McGuinness

10. Which British rock band is fronted by Matthew Bellamy?






Maths Quiz

Quiz 14 – Round 3 – Maths

1. How many minutes are there in a day?


2. How many millilitres are equal to 3 standard bottles of wine?

2250 (750 ml per bottle)

3. The internal angles of a triangle always add up to how many degrees?


4. If it takes 3 women 1 hour to drink a bottle of wine, how long will it take 2 women?

1 and a half hours 

5. What is the name for a 14-sided polygon?


6. Which is the next biggest prime number after 23?


7. What is the next number in the sequence; 2, 7, 17, 37, 77, …

157 (multiply each number by two and then add three to get the next in the sequence)

8. Mathematically, what is an apex?

The vertex at the tip of a cone or pyramid

9. What is half a sphere called?


10. If Frank got 18 out of 20 in his maths test, what percentage would he have?






Food and Drink Quiz

Quiz 14 – Round 4 – Food and Drink

Can you identify the food or drink from the advertising slogan?

1. ‘Nowt taken out’.

Allinson’s Bread

2. ‘Central heating for kids’

Ready Brek

3. ‘A minty bit stronger’.

Trebor Mints

4. ‘Like tea used to be’.

Yorkshire Tea

5. ‘The totally tropical taste’.


6. ‘Good to the last drop’.

Maxwell House

7. ‘Mmm mmm good’.

Campbell’s Soup

8. ‘Taste the rainbow’.


9. ‘The world’s best-tasting vodka’.

Grey Goose

10. ‘The King of Beers’.






Science and Nature Quiz questions

Quiz 14 – Round 5 – Science and Nature

1. How many chambers are there in a human heart?


2. What is the lead in a pencil made from?


3. Only one muscle in the human body is attached only at one end – what is it?

The tongue

4. What was the name of the first US space station, launched in 1973?


5. What is ‘arthrology’ the study of?


6. Only one gender of mosquito will bite humans; which is it, male or female?


7. How many bones are there in a giraffe’s neck?

7 (the same as a human)

8. Which bird can run the fastest?

The ostrich

9. What is the tallest breed of dog?

Irish Wolfhound

10. On which island was the Manx cat discovered?

Isle of Man





TV and Film quiz questions

Quiz 14 – Round 6 – Film

Can you work out the film from the famous quote?

1. “Roads? Where we’re going we don’t need roads.”

Back To The Future (End of film 1 and also at beginning of film 2)

2. “Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn.”

Gone With The Wind

3. “Here’s Johnny!”

The Shining

4 “I feel the need – the need for speed!”

Top Gun

5. “Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.”

Forrest Gump

6. “I am big! It’s the pictures that got small!”

Sunset Boulevard

7. “You talkin’ to me?”

Taxi Driver

8. “Every man dies; not every man really lives.”


9. “Somebody help me, I’m being spontaneous!”

The Truman Show

10. “How old is Mae West?”

The 39 Steps





Quiz 14 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. Who was the first American president to live in the White House?

John Adams

2. Correctly spell ‘diarrhoea’.

Diarrhoea (useful mnemonic – ‘dashing in a rush, running hard, or else accident’!)

For the US it is spelled ‘diarrhea’

3. To what type of animal does the adjective ‘galline’ refer?


4. Which car manufacturer produces the ‘Grand Vitara’?


5. Which gangster was nicknamed ‘scarface’?

Al Capone

6. Who has hosted the Oscars the most times?

Bob Hope

7. On which racecourse in the Grand National run?


8. Which famous album cover depicts a naked baby swimming in pursuit of a dollar note?

‘Nevermind’ by Nirvana

9. In which year was the Magna Carta issued?


10. What is an ‘Ouroboros’? (pronounced ‘or-rob-or-ose’)

A symbol depicting a dragon or serpent eating its own tail