Quiz 23

food and drink quiz questions and answers

Quiz 23 – Round 2 – Food and Drink

1. Which celebrity chef launched ‘Plane Food’ for Thomsonfly in 2006, aiming to improve on the traditional in-flight meals provided by airlines?

Aldo Zilli

2. From which country does Cambozola cheese originate?


3. What is laverbread made from?


4. Which two alcoholic drinks are mixed together to make a ‘Rusty Nail’?

Scotch whisky and Drambuie

5. Which drink is also the name of a UK Eurovision Song Contest winner?

Bucks Fizz

6. What would you find on a ‘Quattro Formaggi’ pizza?

4 cheeses – usually mozzarella, ricotta, Parmesan and Gorgonzola

7. What food did the U.S rename as ‘Liberty Cabbage’ during World War I due to its German origins?


8. From which flower do we obtain saffron?


9. What cereal is the primary ingredient of polenta?

Cornmeal/ground maize(corn)

10. ‘Sauce Bigarade’ is a traditional French sauce to accompany which meat?

Duck (orange sauce)





TV and Film quiz questions

Quiz 23 – Round 3 – TV and Film

Can you recognize the film from the tagline?

1. ‘There are 3.7 trillion fish in the ocean, they’re looking for one.’

Finding Nemo (2003)

2. ‘In space no-one can hear you scream.’

Alien (1979)

3. ‘His story will touch you, even though he can’t.’

Edward Scissorhands (1990)

4. ‘Houston, we have a problem.’

Apollo 13 (1995)

5. ‘She brought a small town to its feet and a huge corporation to its knees.’

Erin Brockovich (2000)

6. ‘Don’t go in the water.’

Jaws (1975)

7. ‘His whole life was a million-to-one shot’

Rocky (1976)

8. ‘The list is life.’

Schindler’s List (1993)

9. ‘An adventure 65 million years in the making.’

Jurassic Park (1993)

10. ‘Trust a few. Fear the rest.’

X-Men (2000)





True or False

Quiz 23 – Round 4 – Politics

Don’t expect anything particularly highbrow – these questions are loosely based on politics…

1. A member of which pop band soaked John Prescott with a bucket of water at the 1998 Brit Awards?


2. Who was Britain’s youngest ever Prime Minister?

William Pitt the Younger (Age 24)

3. The faces of which four U.S. presidents are carved into the granite of Mount Rushmore?

George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln

4. Margaret Thatcher became Prime Minister in 1979 – but who was the last Conservative Prime Minister before her?

Edward Heath (1970 – 1974)

5. And who was the last Liberal to hold the post of Prime Minister?

David Lloyd George (1916 – 1922)

6. The Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara was born in which country?


7. Which member of Adolf Hitler’s parliament held the post of ‘Minister for Public Enlightenment and Propaganda’ from 1933 to 1945?

Joseph Goebbels

8. Was Ronald Reagan a Democrat or a Republican?


9. Which former dictator of Chile was arrested in London in 1998 and at the time of his death in 2006 still had around 300 allegations pending against him?

Augusto Pinochet

10. The Treaty of Versailles was a peace settlement signed at the end of which war?

World War I





Maths Quiz

Quiz 23 – Round 5 – Maths

1. In trigonometry the three most familiar functions are ‘sine’, ‘cosine’ and what?


2. What is the Roman numeral for 2013?


3. What term describes half of the diameter of a circle?


4. Which type of triangle has two sides of the same length and one of different length?


5. What is 5 cubed?


6. If two of the interior angles of a triangle are 43 and 57, what is the third?

80 degrees

7. If 7x + 5 =40, what is the value of x?


8. If you buy two items with an original price of £10 each but with 20% off each one and another item with an original price of £20 but with 30% off, how much do you spend in total?


9.  Which distance is greater; 7 miles or 13 kilometres?

13 kilometres 

10. 6 – 3 X 2 + 2 = 

2 (Multiplication must always be done before addition and subtraction)





Music quiz

Quiz 23 – Round 6 – Music

Ready for a lyrics quiz? These are all opening lines…

1. “Hold me like the river Jordan and I will then say to thee, you are my friend.”

Will You Be There – Michael Jackson

2. “Some boys kiss me, some boys hug me, I think they’re ok.”

Material Girl – Madonna

3. “It’s hot here at night, lonely, black and quiet on a hot summer night.”

Hot In The City – Billy Idol

4. “Midnight, one more night without sleepin’, watchin’ till that mornin’ comes creepin’.”

Green Door – Shakin’ Stevens

5. “Give me a second, I need to get my story straight, my friends are in the bathroom getting higher than the Empire State.”

We Are Young – FUN.

6. “There’s a lady who’s sure all that glitters is gold.”

Stairway To Heaven – Led Zeppelin

7. “Got a call from an old friend, we used to be real close. Said he couldn’t go on the American way.”

My Life – Billy Joel

8. “Money talks but it don’t sing and dance and it don’t walk.”

Forever in Blue Jeans – Neil Diamond

9. “You took a mystery and made me want it, you took a pedestal and put me on it.”

Chain Reaction – Diana Ross

10. “Tommy used to work on the docks, union’s been on strike, he’s down on his luck, it’s tough.”

Livin’ On A Prayer – Bon Jovi





Pub Quiz

Quiz 23 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. What is the highest rank of soldier in the British Army?

Warrant Officer Class One / Regimental Sergeant Major

2. What is the capital city of the U.S. state of Utah?

Salt Lake City

3. How many players are there on a netball team?


4. On a London Underground map, which line is pink?

Hammersmith and City

5. What was the name of Elizabeth Taylor’s first husband?

Conrad “Nicky” Hilton

6. Which is the last book of the Old Testament?


7. What does a barometer measure?

Atmospheric pressure

8. How many keys are there on a standard full-sized piano?


9. Which duo wrote ‘Les Misérables’?

Boublil and Schönberg (Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg)

10. If you were born on March 12th, which sign of the zodiac would you be?