Quiz 147

Beatrix Potter Quiz

Quiz 147 – Round 2 – Beatrix Potter

Beatrix Potter Quiz – Which types of animal are the following Beatrix Potter characters?

1. Mrs Tiggy-Winkle


2. Jeremy Fisher


3. Miss Moppet


4. Mr Tod


5. Timmy Tiptoes


6. Samuel Whiskers


7. Tommy Brock


8. Simpkin

Cat (The Tailor of Gloucester’s cat)

9. Aunt Pettitoes


10. Cecily Parsley



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Quiz 147 – Round 3 – Geography

1. In which European country would you find the cities of Antwerp and Ghent?


2.What is the approximate height of Ben Nevis: 1,300 metres, 2,300 metres or 3,300 metres?

1,300 metres (1,345m)

3. Of which country is Manama the capital?


4. On which European island would you find the Caves of Drach?


5. Which is the largest of the Australian states in terms of area?

Western Australia

6. What is the official language of Guadeloupe?


7. How is the statue of ‘Cristo Redentor’ known in English?

Christ the Redeemer (Rio de Janeiro)

8. Which is the largest English county in terms of area?

North Yorkshire

9. From which country would a car bearing the International Vehicle Registration Code of ‘M’ come?


10. In which US state would you find John Wayne airport?

California (Orange County)




Album Title Quiz

Quiz 147 – Round 4 – Music

Album title quiz – The following are distinctive album titles – but do you know who recorded each one?

1. The Spaghetti Incident

Guns N’ Roses

2. Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness

The Smashing Pumpkins

3. Electric Ladyland

The Jimi Hendrix Experience

4. Brain Salad Surgery

Emerson, Lake & Palmer

5. Tumbleweed Connection

Elton John

6. Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie

Alanis Morissette

7. Beautiful Trauma


8. American Idiot

Green Day

9. The Dark Side of the Moon

Pink Floyd

10. Sticky Fingers

The Rolling Stones


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Technology Pub Quiz Questions

Quiz 147 – Round 5 – Technology

1. How many characters were originally allowed in a ‘Tweet’ when Twitter first launched in 2006?

140 (Now doubled in most languages)

2. Firefox is a web browser owned by which company?

Mozilla Foundation/ Mozilla Corporation

3. What was the first name of the inventor of the Geiger counter?


4. The LG Corporation produces electronics and telecom products, but what does LG stand for?


5. ‘Opera’, ‘Safari’ and ‘Epiphany’ are all examples of what?

Web browser

6. Aircraft flight recorders are often known by the misnomer ‘black box’, even though they are actually which colour?

Orange (Bright, so as to be found easily after an accident)

7. What does UHF stand for when tuning a radio or television?

Ultra High Frequency

8. How many options are available in Facebook for ‘liking’ or showing your response to a post?

6 (Like, love, haha, wow, sad and angry)

9. Which fruity Emoji is often used to represent a bottom?


10. Which Microsoft software produces files with the extension .PPT?





Comedy Catchphrase Quiz

Quiz 147 – Round 6 – Comedy Catchphrases

Comedy catchphrase quiz – Which UK TV comedy shows made the following catchphrases famous?

1. “I don’t believe it!”

One Foot in the Grave

2. “I have a cunning plan…”


3. “Yeah but no but yeah but…”

Little Britain

4. “Good moaning”

‘Allo ‘Allo!

5. “Oooh! Betty!”

Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em

6. “Thank you very much, Jerry!”

The Good Life

7. “Smeghead”

Red Dwarf

8. “No… no… no… no… yes!”

The Vicar of Dibley

9. “Go on, go on, go on…”

Father Ted

10. “Lovely Jubbly”

Only Fools and Horses


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Quiz 147 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. Which British author created the Wombles?

Elisabeth Beresford

2. What was the full name given on Marilyn Monroe’s birth certificate?

Norma Jean Mortenson (She was later baptised as Norma Jean Baker)

3. Rosalind, Orlando and Touchstone are characters in which of William Shakespeare’s plays?

As You Like It

4. The internal angles of a triangle will always total how many degrees?


5. How many tournament grass courts are there at Wimbledon All England Club?


6. Which European country has the longest coastline?

Norway (58,133km)

7. Which British band had hits in the 1980s with ‘Perfect’ and ‘Find My Love’?

Fairground Attraction

8. How long is a rugby union match, excluding stoppage time?

80 minutes

9. Name the horse that won the 2018 Grand National.

Tiger Roll

10. Zymology is a science concerned with the study of fermentation. True or false?