Quiz 160 – Round 1 – Picture Round

This picture is a selection of famous people named Oliver, Ollie, Olly,  Olivia or Olive.

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1. Olivia Newton-John

By Liam Mendes – https://www.flickr.com/photos/liammendes/7988712358/, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=21984470

2. Oliver Stone

By Towpilot – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=1137501

3. Olivia Colman

Ibsan73 [CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

4. Olivia Wilde

By Daniel Benavides from Austin, TX – Olivia Wilde at the Red Carpet Premiere of A Vigilante during SXSW 2018, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=68534617

5. Oliver Kahn

By Schwarzwälder – Originally from de.wikipedia; description page is/was here, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=2240975

6. Olivia Munn

By Gage Skidmore – Transferred from en.wikipedia to Commons., Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=2552611

7. Olivia de Havilland

By Unknown – A Certain Cinema, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=19883938

8. Oliver Reed

Nijs, Jac. de / Anefo [CC BY-SA 3.0 nl (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/nl/deed.en)], via Wikimedia Commons

9. Ollie Locke

“Celebrity Big Brother Winter 2014” by BigBrother Junkie, public domain, via Flickr.com

10. Olly Murs

Harald Krichel [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

 

 

 

Monarchs

Quiz 160 – Round 2 – Monarchs

This week’s history round is all about preceding monarchs. We will give you the name of a king or queen of England/Great Britain/United Kingdom and all you need to do is tell us who reigned immediately before them.

1. Elizabeth II

George VI

2. Queen Victoria

William IV

3. Henry VIII

Henry VII

4. George V

Edward VII

5. Edward I

Henry III

6. Edmund II/Edmund Ironside

Ethelred II (Ethelred the Unready)

7. George I

Anne

8. Richard I/Richard the Lionheart

Henry II

9. Charles I

James I (of England and VI of Scotland)

10. William IV

George IV

 

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Science and Nature Quiz

Quiz 160 – Round 3 – Science and Nature

1. What does USB stand for when used to describe the connection standard used between computers and smartphones and their devices?

Universal Serial Bus

2. ‘Zr’ is the symbol for which chemical element?

Zirconium

3. In which modern-day country was the physicist and chemist Marie Curie born?

Poland

4. Which is the largest internal organ in the human body?

Liver

5. Which type of creature is a Barramundi?

Fish

6. Which geological era came first: Mesozoic, Paleozoic or Cenozoic?

Paleozoic (Ended around 248 million years ago, Mesozoic ended around 65 million years ago and Cenozoic began around 65 million years ago and continues to the present)

7. In which century was Sir Isaac Newton born?

17th century (born in 1643)

8. What was the first name of the American astronomer after whom the Hubble telescope was named?

Edwin (Edwin Hubble)

9. Bill Gates is famous for being one of the founders of Microsoft, but who was the other co-founder?

Paul Allen

10. How many wings does a mosquito have?

Two

Anagrams

Quiz 160 – Round 4 – Anagrams

The following are all anagrams of the names of British actors and actresses. Can you identify them?

1. Basil Ride

Idris Elba

2. Lardy Mango

Gary Oldman

3. Jaunty Regent

Jenny Agutter

4. Ritual Jewels

Julie Walters

5. Screen Annoy

Sean Connery

6. Shrapnel Fine

Ralph Fiennes

7. Blander by Then

Brenda Blethyn

8. Monaco Swill

Simon Callow

9. Gammon Retreat

Gemma Arterton

10. Gnome Pigs

Simon Pegg

TV and Film Pub Quiz Questions and Answers

Quiz 160 – Round 5 – TV and Film

1. Who played Phileas Fogg in the 2004 film comedy version of ‘Around the World in 80 Days’?

Steve Coogan

2. Similarly, who played Phileas Fogg in the 1956 film version?

David Niven

3. Which actor plays the character of Ric Griffin in ‘Holby City’?

Hugh Quarshie

4. How many contestants are on each team in ‘University Challenge’?

Four

5. What was the real name of ‘The Saint’, as featured in a series of books by Leslie Charteris and a 1960s TV series starring Roger Moore?

Simon Templar

6. Who is the alter ego of Scott Lang, as featured in the 2015 and 2018 Marvel films?

Ant-Man

7. Which child actress played Susan Walker in the 1994 film version of ‘Miracle on 34th Street’, Matilda in the 1996 film version of Roald Dahl’s book of the same name and Natalie Hillard in Mrs Doubtfire?

Mara Wilson

8. In which English seaside town was ‘Fawlty Towers’ set?

Torquay

9. In which 2016 science fiction romance film did characters portrayed by Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence become the only two people to be awakened early on a spaceship full of individuals in hibernation pods?

Passengers

10. Name three people who have played Spiderman in live-action films.

Three of: Nicholas Hammond, Tobey Maguire, Andrew Garfield, Tom Holland

Queen Lyrics Quiz

Quiz 160 – Round 6 – Music

Queen Lyrics Quiz – The following are all opening lyrics by the band Queen – but can you identify which songs they have been taken from?

1. “Fear me you lords and lady preachers…”

Seven Seas of Rhye

2. “She keeps Moët and Chandon in her pretty cabinet…”

Killer Queen

3. “Ooh, you make me live…”

You’re My Best Friend

4. “Is this the real life?”

Bohemian Rhapsody

5. “I’ve paid my dues time after time…”

We Are the Champions

6. “I’d sit alone and watch your light…”

Radio Ga Ga

7. “One man, one goal…”

One Vision

8. “While the sun hangs in the sky and the desert has sand…”

Innuendo

9. “Every drop of rain that falls in Sahara Desert says it all…”

The Miracle

10. “Sometimes I get to feeling, I was back in the old days long ago…”

These Are the Days of Our Lives

 

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Free General Knowledge Quiz

Quiz 160 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. Where in the world would you expect to find a car with the vehicle registration code ‘V’?

Vatican City

2. In which children’s book did a spider called Charlotte and a pig called Wilbur appear?

Charlotte’s Web – E.B. White

3. Which Mexican artist produced works entitled ‘The Broken Column’ and ‘Diego and I’?

Frida Kahlo

4. How many sides has a heptadecagon?

17

5. What was the name of the character played by John Travolta in the film ‘Pulp Fiction’?

Vincent Vega

6. Which was the first James Bond film to feature Roger Moore in the title role?

Live and Let Die (1973)

7. ‘Suncrisp’, ‘Golden Russet’ and ‘Braeburn’ are all varieties of which fruit?

Apple

8. In which country would you find the coastal resort of Lara Beach?

Turkey

9. In which century was the first ‘Grand National’ horse race?

19th century (1839)

10. The letters of the word ‘allergy’ can be rearranged to form three other seven-letter words. Can you find all three of them?

Gallery, largely and regally