Quiz 27

Food and Drink Quiz

Quiz 27 – Round 2 – Food and Drink

1. The drink Grenadine was originally made from which fruit?


2. Which pizza topping would be missing on a ‘pizza bianca’?

Tomato sauce – ‘bianca’ meaning white

3. UK eggs are usually stamped with a picture of which animal?


4. What is an ‘angel on horseback’?

An oyster wrapped in bacon

5. ‘Areesh’ is a type of cheese originating from which country?


6. What was ‘Little Miss Muffet’ eating in the nursery rhyme?

Curds and whey

7. Which Scandinavian appetizer consists of raw salmon cured in salt, with sugar and dill?


8. E102 is a lemon-yellow food colouring – what is its full name?


9. Sake is a Japanese alcoholic drink made from fermented what?


10. Which drink is named after a major port on the west coast of Yemen?






Religion quiz

Quiz 27 – Round 3 – World Religions

1. What is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, during which Muslims observe a month of fasting?


2. Also known as the ‘Day of Atonement’, what is the holiest day in the Jewish calendar?

Yom Kippur

3. Freddie Mercury and his family were observers of which religion?


4. Which is the largest religious structure in the world?

Angkor Wat, in Cambodia

5. Which ancient Indian religion teaches that all animals and plants have living souls of equal value and insists on non-violence, strict vegetarianism and sexual restraint, preferably celibacy?


6. Which faith believes there is one God and that all religions and all religious leaders come from the same source and all represent different stages of God’s will?

The Bahá’í Faith

7. Which movement, sometimes referred to as a religion, started in Jamaica in the 1930s and worships Haile Selassie I, Emperor of Ethiopia until 1974?


8. ‘The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints’ is also referred to as what?


9. Approximately 80% of India refer to themselves as followers of which religion?


10. Who was the founder of Sikhism?

Guru Nanak





TV and Film quiz questions

Quiz 27 – Round 4 – Film

This film round is all about famous quotes. We will give you a quote from a film, you need to give us the film it came from.

1. “Lawrence, we’re going to need considerably bigger buns.”

Calendar Girls (2003)

2. “It rubs the lotion on its skin or else it gets the hose again”

The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

3. “I’m the king of the world!”

Titanic (1997)

4. “You want the moon? Just say the word and I’ll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.”

It’s A Wonderful Life (1946)

5. “Sucking the marrow out of life doesn’t mean choking on the bone.”

Dead Poets Society (1989)

6. “You’re gonna need a bigger boat.”

Jaws (1975)

7. “Face it, girls, I’m older and I have more insurance.”

Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe (1991)

8. “Even though you’ve been raised as a human, you are not one of them. You have great powers, only some of which you have as yet discovered.”

Superman (1978)

9. “Number 5 is alive.”

Short Circuit (1986)

10. “You’re incredible! You’re a prodigy! A doodle prodigy!”

The Holiday (2006)





Quiz 27 – Round 5 – The 80s

1. Name the 4 main characters in the US television series ‘Golden Girls’. (First names sufficient)

Blanche Devereaux, Rose Nylund, Dorothy Zbornak and Sophia Petrillo

2. In which year was Indira Gandhi assassinated?


3. Ian McShane famously played ‘Lovejoy’ in the TV series, but which actor played ‘Tinker’?

Dudley Sutton

4. Who won the most Wimbledon Singles titles during the 80s?

Martina Navratilova

5. Which five-foot tall fictional robot got his own TV show in 1980, after previously appearing on ‘The Saturday Banana’ and ‘Jim’ll Fix It’?

Metal Mickey

6. Which American boy band started in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1984?

New Kids on the Block

7. Which actress played daughter ‘Darlene’ in the hit US TV show ‘Roseanne’?

Sara Gilbert

8. Which 1985 film saw Molly Ringwald, Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, Anthony Michael Hall and Ally Sheedy trapped in a day-long Saturday school detention?

The Breakfast Club

9. In the 80s cartoon ‘He-Man and the Masters of the Universe’, what was the name of the small, floating magician who wore a red cape and hat and whose face could not be seen?


10. ‘The Commitments’ became a film in 1991, but the original book was published in 1987 – who wrote it?

Roddy Doyle





Quiz 27 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. An emerald is most commonly which colour?


2. Who sang the James Bond theme to ‘The Living Daylights’?


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

Hammersmith and City

4. Which famous album cover shows a representation of light refracting through a pyramid?

Dark Side of the Moon – Pink Floyd

5. For what is Charles Elwood “Chuck” Yeager famous?

Becoming the first pilot to travel faster than sound/ breaking the sound barrier.

6. Which company was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin in 1998?


7. Desmond Douglas was eleven times English champion in which sport?

Table tennis

8. What is the capital city of Togo?


9. In which country was Pope Francis born?


10. ‘Up Pompeii!’ started in 1969 and starred Frankie Howerd – but what was the name of the slave he played in the series?