Quiz 24

Art and Literature

Quiz 24 – Round 2 – Art and Literature

Can you identify the famous painter from a selection of their paintings?

1. ‘The Persistence Of Memory’, ‘Dream Caused By The Flight Of A Bee’ and ‘Lobster Telephone.’

Salvador Dali

2. ‘The Starry Night’, ‘Irises’ and ‘Sunflowers.’

Vincent Van Gogh

3. ‘Women In The Garden’, ‘La Grenouillère’ and ‘The Magpie.’

Claude Monet

4. ‘The Battle Of Trafalgar’, ‘The Fighting Temeraire’ and ‘Rain, Steam and Speed – The Great Western Railway.’

J. M. W. Turner

5. ‘Campbell’s Soup Cans’, ‘Eight Elvises’ and ‘Moon Museum.’

Andy Warhol

6. ‘The Kiss’, ‘Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I’ and ‘Beethoven Frieze.’

Gustav Klimt

7. ‘Portrait of Henry VIII’, ‘The Ambassadors’ and ‘The Body of Dead Christ in the Tomb.’

Hans Holbein The Younger

8. ‘The Hay Wain’, ‘The Cornfield’ and ‘Hadleigh Castle.’

John Constable

9. ‘The Calling of Saint Matthew’, ‘The Conversion of Saint Paul’ and ‘Death of the Virgin.’


10. ‘The Ghost of a Flea’, ‘Pity’ and ‘A Vision of the Last Judgement.’

William Blake





Music quiz

Quiz 24 – Round 3 – Music

For this week’s song lyrics round, please don’t give us the name of the song/artist. This week we want the next line.

1. ‘Near, far, wherever you are I believe that the heart does go on…’ – the next 6 words are?

‘Once more you open the door’ (My Heart Will Go On – Celine Dion)

2. ‘I remember when rock was young, me and Suzie had so much fun…’ – next 5 words please.

‘Holding hands and skimming stones’ (Crocodile Rock – Elton John)

3. ‘I only knew you for a while, I never saw you smile…’ – next 6 words?

‘Till it was time to go’ (Together In Electric Dreams – Phil Oakey and Georgio Moroder)

4. ‘She was more like a beauty queen from a movie scene…’ – next 13 words?

‘I said don’t mind, but what do you mean I am the one (Billie Jean – Michael Jackson)

5. ‘It’s nine o’clock on a Saturday, the regular crowd shuffles in…’ – next 8 words?

‘There’s an old man sitting next to me’ (Piano Man – Billy Joel)

6. ‘The summer sun is fading as the year grows old…’ – next 6 words?

‘And darker days are drawing near’ (Forever Autumn – Jeff Wayne/Justin Hayward)

7. ‘I’m feeling sexy and free, like glitter’s raining on me…’ – next 7 words?

‘You’re like a shot of pure gold’ (Domino – Jessie J)

8. ‘Mother Mother tell your children that their time has just begun…’ – next 6 words?

‘I have suffered for my anger’ (Keep The Faith – Bon Jovi)

9. ‘Oh Daddy dear, you know you’re still number one…’ – next 6 words?

‘But girls, they wanna have fun’ (Girls Just Wanna Have Fun – Cyndi Lauper)

10. ‘Her mind is Tiffany-twisted, she got the Mercedes bends…’ – next 11 words?

She got a lot of pretty, pretty boys she calls friends (Hotel California – Eagles)





Science and Nature

Quiz 24 – Round 5 – Science and Nature

1. Which chemical element has the abbreviation ‘Rn’?


2. How long, to the nearest Earth year, does it take for Jupiter to orbit the sun?

12 years (11.86 years)

3. A lack of which vitamin causes the disease Beriberi?

B1 (Thiamine)

4. The term ‘renal’ refers to which bodily organ?

The kidney

5. What does a ‘dendrologist’ study?


6. The six gases of helium, neon, argon, krypton, xenon and radon are collectively called what?

Noble gases

7. With regards to photography, what does SLR stand for?

Single-lens reflex

8. What was the name of the first dog in space?


9. Which type of vegetable has the scientific name ‘brassica oleracea’?

Brussels sprout

10. What does PM stand for, when describing a time in the afternoon?

Post Meridiem





Food and Drink Quiz

Quiz 24 – Round 6 – Food and Drink

1. Which soft drink was invented by Charles Alderton in Texas in 1885?

Dr Pepper

2. On 8th January 1940 the first 3 food items were rationed due to WWII in the United Kingdom, they were sugar, butter and what?


3. Which Scandinavian spirit is made by distilling potatoes or grain with caraway and/or dill plus other herbs?

Aquavit (Or Akvavit)

4. Which salad ingredient can be ‘English’, ‘Armenian’, ‘Garden’ or ‘Lemon’?


5. Which two items of food make up the title of a book by Dr. Seuss?

Green eggs and ham

6. Assam, Oolong and Nilgiri are three types of what?


7. Peri Peri (or piri piri) chicken, such as is served at Nando’s, hails from which country?


8. A Spanish dish served ‘con queso’ has what added to it?

Cheese (literally ‘with cheese’)

9. Which sweet foodstuff appeared in C.S.Lewis’s ‘The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe’, when the Snow Queen offered some to Edmund?

Turkish Delight

10. And which strange food appears in Louisa May Alcott’s ‘Little Women’, as Amy and the other girls in her class are crazy about them?

Pickled Limes





Pub Quiz Questions

Quiz 24 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. Which type of tree was Buddha said to be sitting under when he achieved enlightenment?

A fig tree (the specific tree was named the ‘Bodhi’ tree – bodhi means ‘enlightenment’)

2. Who wrote ‘The Hound of the Baskervilles’?

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

3. What type of number is divisible only by itself and the number one?

Prime number

4. Which UK rugby union team are known as the ‘Tigers’?


5. Who was elected as the new Archbishop of Canterbury in January 2013?

Justin Welby

6. Whose literary works include ‘My Sister’s Keeper’, ‘Second Glance’, ‘Salem Falls’ and ‘Picture Perfect’?

Jodie Picoult

7. ‘Paint’ is to ‘wall’ as ‘hat’ is to …?

Head (Paint goes on a wall, a hat goes on a head)

8. Which America singer/songwriter released the 2008 album ‘Funhouse’ and the 2012 album ‘The Truth About Love’?


9. In which UK city would you find Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum?


10. True or false – fingernails continue to grow after you die.

False – contrary to popular belief