Quiz 22

Quiz 22 – Round 2 – Entertainment

Which fictional detective was accompanied by each of these sidekicks?

1. Captain Arthur Hastings

Hercule Poirot

2. Inspector Mike Burden

Inspector Wexford (Chief Inspector Reginald Wexford)

3. Geoffrey Shorecross

Hetty Wainthropp

4. Archie Goodwin

Nero Wolfe

5. Martin (Marty) Hopkirk

Jeffrey Randall (Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased))

6. Doctor John H. Watson

Sherlock Holmes

7. Bunter

Lord Peter Wimsey

8. Detective Sergeant George Carter

Detective Inspector Jack Regan (The Sweeney)

9. Inspector Robert ‘Robbie’ Lewis

Inspector Morse

10. DS Siobhan Clarke

Detective Inspector Rebus (Ian Rankin novels)





food and drink quiz questions and answers

Quiz 22 – Round 3 – Food and Drink

Cocktails! Which cocktail would the following ingredients make? Recipes do change, but these should be identifiable…

1. Vodka, Kahlua and milk (or single cream)

White Russian

2. Tequila, Grenadine and orange juice

Tequila Sunrise

3. Vodka and orange juice


4. White rum, lime juice, sugar, mint and soda water


5. Drambuie, Scotch whisky

Rusty Nail

6. Tequila, triple sec and lime juice


7. Coconut rum (Malibu), crushed pineapple and coconut milk

Piña Colada

8. Gin, cherry brandy, Cointreau, Benedictine, grenadine, lemon or lime juice, pineapple juice, Angostura bitters

Singapore Sling

9. White rum, lime juice and sugar syrup


10. Vodka, Cointreau, lime juice and cranberry juice






Quiz 22 – Round 4 – Not What It Seems…

This round is a selection of questions which logic says should be obvious, but are not the obvious answer…

1. How long was the hundred years war?

116 years

2. From what animal is catgut usually made?

Sheep (or goat)

3. The lead in a pencil is made of what?


4. A horned toad is not a toad at all – what type of creature is it?

A lizard

5. What type of tree is a Douglas Fir?


6. In which country was India Ink invented?


7. What is a titmouse?

A type of bird

8. From which country do Panama hats originate?


9. In which country was the game of Chinese Checkers invented?


10. A koala bear is not a bear – what type of animal is it?

A marsupial





Science and Nature

Quiz 22 – Round 5 – Science and Nature

1. A squab is the name of the young of which bird?


2. Which chemical element has the symbol Sn?


3. What is the name of the process whereby solvent molecules in a solution move through a partially permeable membrane into a more concentrated solution?


4. The ‘malleus’, ‘incus’ and ‘stapes’ are three tiny bones in the human body – what are they more commonly called?

Hammer, anvil and stirrup

5. Which part of a horse’s anatomy lies between the fetlock and the hoof?


6. Which disease, caused by a deficiency of vitamin D, is on the increase according to recent figures?


7. Who invented the tractor?

Benjamin Holt

8. What is hydroponics?

A method of growing plants in water, without soil

9. What is the name for a pregnancy, in most cases unsuccessful, in which the embryo is fertilised outside of the uterus?

Ectopic pregnancy (or eccysis / tubic pregnancy)

10. Who was the first person in the world to be conceived using IVF?

Louise Brown





Free Pub Quizzes

Quiz 22 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. Which Shakespeare play do actors avoid saying the name of out loud, due to theatrical superstition?


2. Which puppet duo had a hit in 1994 with ‘Them Girls, Them Girls’?

Zig and Zag

3. How many squares are there on a chess board?


4. In which film do Will Smith and Jeff Goldblum fly an alien spaceship out of the earth’s atmosphere and dock with the mother ship?

Independence Day

5. In Greek mythology, who beheaded the Gorgon Medusa?


6. How long, in metres, is an Olympic swimming pool?


7. What colour is an amethyst?


8. Which famous logo is the company’s name written in blue, inside a yellow oval which in turn sits inside a blue rectangle.


9. What is the name of the head meerkat in the ‘Compare the Market’ adverts?

Aleksandr Orlov

10. Which country hosted the 1992 Summer Olympics?

Spain (Barcelona)