Quiz 141

Presidential Nicknames Quiz

Quiz 141 – Round 2 – US Presidents

US Presidential Nicknames quiz. The following are ten nicknames which were used for former United States presidents. Can you identify the president from the nickname? Many presidents had a number of different nicknames but below you will only find one for each.

1. Dubya

George W. Bush

2. Boatman Jim

James A. Garfield

3. Dutch

Ronald Reagan

4. Ike

Dwight D. Eisenhower

5. The Tennessee Tailor

Andrew Johnson

6. The Great Engineer

Herbert Hoover

7. Slick Willy

Bill Clinton

8. Tricky Dick

Richard Nixon

9. Old Rough and Ready

Zachary Taylor

10. The Peanut Farmer

Jimmy Carter


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Food and Drink

Quiz 141 – Round 3 – Food and Drink

1. Which fruit is produced by the blackthorn?


2. What is in the centre of a Victoria sponge?

Berry jam and cream

3. After a classification challenge in 1991 for the purposes of VAT, did the courts decide that a ‘Jaffa Cake’ was indeed a cake or a biscuit?

A cake (as they go hard when stale as opposed to soft, like biscuits)

4. In which century did Arthur Guinness begin brewing ale?

18th century (He set up his first ale brewery in 1752 – Guinness as we know it came later)

5. Eccles cakes are named after an English town in which county?


6. Name three people who have hosted TV’s ‘MasterChef’.

Three of: Loyd Grossman, Gary Rhodes, Gregg Wallace or John Torode

7. ‘Ahr’ is a small wine-producing region in which country?


8. Which meat dish literally translates from Italian as ‘jumps in the mouth’?


9. Who originally wrote and recorded the song ‘Red Red Wine’ with which UB40 had a hit in 1983?

Neil Diamond

10. ‘Kirsch’ is a colourless brandy distilled from which fruit?

Cherries (Traditionally morello cherries, although now many others are used)




Sitcom Characters Quiz

Quiz 141 – Round 4 – Sitcoms

Sitcom Characters Quiz – Can you name the character played by these actors in the sitcoms listed?

1. Wendy Craig in ‘Butterflies’

Ria Parkinson

2. Annette Crosbie in ‘One Foot in the Grave’

Margaret Meldrew

3. Paul Nicholas in ‘Just Good Friends’

Vince Pinner

4. Paul Eddington in ‘The Good Life’

Jerry Leadbetter

5. Kathy Burke in ‘Gimme Gimme Gimme’

Linda La Hughes

6. Martin Freeman in ‘The Office’

Tim Canterbury

7. Roger Lloyd Pack in ‘The Vicar of Dibley’

Owen Newitt

8. Richard Ayoade in ‘The IT Crowd’

Maurice Moss

9. Clive Dunn in ‘Dad’s Army’

Lance Corporal Jack Jones

10. Richard Beckinsale in ‘Porridge’

Lennie Godber


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History Pub Quiz Questions and Answers

Quiz 141 – Round 5 – History

1. In which year was Korea divided into North Korea and South Korea?


2. Who was the wife of King George V?

Mary (of Teck)

3. In which war was the Battle of Shiloh fought?

American Civil War

4. The British Women’s Institute was founded, photos were required in UK passports for the first time and the British nurse Edith Cavell was executed by German firing squad – All of these events happened in which year of the 20th century?


5. In which year did Abraham Lincoln deliver the Gettysburg Address?


6. In which century did Richard the Lionheart rule England?

12th century (1189-1199)

7. Which two of Henry VIII’s wives were executed?

Anne Boleyn and Catherine Howard

8. Who is the only Prime Minister of the United Kingdom to have been assassinated?

Spencer Perceval

9. Whose famous last words in 1999 reportedly were, “I finally get to see Marilyn”?

Joe DiMaggio

10. Vietnam claimed independence from which country in 1945?






Football nicknames quiz

Quiz 141 – Round 6 – Sport

Football Nicknames Quiz – The following are international footballers often known by only one name, whether that be a nickname or a part of their first or surname. But can you recognise them from their full names? You may wish to use the printed version of this quiz (available by clicking the grey box at the bottom of the page) owing to the pronunciation of some of the names.

1. Ronaldo de Assis Moreira


2. Javier Hernández Balcázar


3. Edson Arantes do Nascimento


4. Marcos Aoás Corrêa


5. Manuel Francisco dos Santos


6. Arthur Antunes Coimbra


7. Xavier Hernández Creus


8. Gabriel Fernández Arenas


9. Robson De Souza


10. Ricardo Izecson Dos Santos Leite


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Quiz 141 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. What does ‘AC’ stand for when used on a button on a calculator?

All Clear

2. How many yards are there in a mile?


3. In which Shakespearean play does the character of Malvolio appear?

Twelfth Night

4. What name is given to a Champagne bottle four times the size of a standard 750ml bottle?


5. David Lloyd George was a Prime Minister who represented which political party?


6. Which team won Super Bowl LII, the final of which was played on February 4th, 2018?

Philadelphia Eagles

7. Who performed the theme music to the 2015 James Bond film ‘Spectre’?

Sam Smith (Writing’s on the Wall)

8. Which American actress provides the voice of Bart Simpson?

Nancy Cartwright

9. Who is the lead singer of Irish rock band ‘The Script’?

Danny O’Donoghue

10. CANINE CODING is an anagram of which popular ITV show?

Dancing on Ice