Quiz 28

Quiz 28 – Round 2 – Advertisements

1. “Hello, my name is…” what is the name of the brand ambassador for Cillit Bang?

Barry Scott

2. “The red car and the blue car had a race…” – an 80s advert for which chocolate bar?

Milky Way

3. In 1999, a publicity stunt by FHM magazine saw a huge naked picture of which celebrity projected onto the Houses of Parliament?

Gail Porter

4. Nanette Newman advertised which product in the 1970s and 1980s?

Fairy Liquid

5. A television advert popularly named ‘Horses and Surfers’ often tops the charts of best UK adverts of all time – what was the advert for?


6. What is ‘Made in Scotland from girders’ according to a former advertising slogan?


7. What is the full name of the puppet ‘founder and CEO’ of ‘Comparethemeerkat.com’?

Aleksandr Orlov

8. Which model was featured on the famous 1994 Wonderbra advert alongside the slogan ‘Hello Boys’?

Eva Herzigova

9. In 1985, Nick Kamen drew women’s attention when he advertised what on TV?

Levi’s Jeans (Launderette advert)

10. In 2012, stuntman Bobby Holland Hanton dived through a car suspended in mid-air and into a pool below. Which car was he recording an advert for?

Ford B-Max





Science and Nature

Quiz 28 – Round 3 – Science and Nature

1. Ganymede is a moon of which planet?


2. Where in its body are a lobster’s teeth?

In its stomach

3. What is the primary function of red blood cells?

To carry oxygen around the body

4. Which gas is predominant in the Earth’s atmosphere?


5. What is a group of alligators called?

A congregation

6. How many chambers does the human heart contain?


7. What does DNA stand for?

Deoxyribonucleic Acid

8. What is the largest artery in the human body called?

The Aorta

9. What is the centre of an atom called?


10. What type of lens is a magnifying glass; concave or convex?






TV and Film quiz questions

Quiz 28 – Round 4 – TV and Film

Which film are the following quotes from?

1. “There’s no crying in baseball!”

A League of Their Own (1992)

2. “What we’ve got here is failure to communicate”

Cool Hand Luke (1967)

3. “You can’t handle the truth!”

A Few Good Men (1992)

4. “You and I are such similar creatures, Vivian. We both screw people for money.”

Pretty Woman (1990)

5. “You gotta ask yourself a question: Do I feel lucky? Well do ya, punk?”

Dirty Harry (1971)

6. “Only in the mysterious equations of love can any real logic be found”

A Beautiful Mind (2001)

7. “What if Andy gets another dinosaur?”

Toy Story (1995)

8. “You know what they call a Quarter Pounder with cheese in France?”

Pulp Fiction (1994)

9. “Why do you walk the Earth? Why’d you come to persecute me? And what is that great chain you wear?”

Scrooge (1970)

10. “It’s a robot. Ash is a god damn robot.”

Alien (1979)






Quiz 28 – Round 5 – Words

We’ll give you a word and three possible definitions – you need to choose which is the correct meaning of the word.

1. If someone is capernoited, are they..?

A – Big-nosed

B – Slightly drunk

C – Bald

B – Slightly drunk

2. If something is fabiform, is it..?

A – Shaped like a bean

B – A pleasing shape

C – Triangular

A – Shaped like a bean

3. What is a yaffingale?

A – A type of antique furniture

B – A green woodpecker

C – A member of the National Trust for Scotland

B – A green woodpecker

4. If something is jentacular, is it..?

A – Almost perpendicular

B – Belonging to the human jaw

C – Relating to breakfast

C – Relating to breakfast

5. What is a brach?

A – A female hunting hound

B – A type of hair braid

C – A small, smoked herring

A – A female hunting hound

6. If something is saccular, is it..?

A – The shape of a human ear

B – Artificial

C – Sack-like

C – Sack-like

7. What is a skippet?

A – A small, round box to preserve a document or seal

B – A crossbreed of dog, half greyhound and half whippet

C – A tiny fish from the same family as the guppy

A – A small, round box to preserve a document or seal

8. Of what is mariology the study?

A – Tidal levels

B – The Virgin Mary

C – The behaviour of young people who have grown up playing computer games

B – The Virgin Mary

9. What is a pabouche?

A – A servant

B – A French slang word for a stupid person

C – A slipper or soft shoe

C – A slipper or soft shoe

10. What is a quacksalver?

A – Someone who falsely claims to have medical skills

B – Someone who rescues birds for a living

C – A deep-sea diver who salvages ancient artefacts

A – Someone who falsely claims to have medical skills






Quiz 28 – Round 6 – Sport

In this week’s sports round, all you need to do is tell us the nationality of each of these sporting celebrities.

1. Rafael Nadal


2.Lance Armstrong


3. Ayrton Senna


4. Eddy Merckx


5. Goran Ivanišević


6. Shane Warne


7. Olga Korbut

Belarusian (Belarus was part of the Soviet Union at the time she competed)

8. Rosa Mota


9. Oscar Pistorius

South African

10. Lionel Messi






Pub Quiz

Quiz 28 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. Who co-founded Microsoft alongside Bill Gates?

Paul Allen

2. Which musical composer wrote ‘The New World Symphony’?

Antonin Dvořák

3. Which musical is based on a novel written by Victor Hugo?

Les Misérables

4. What is the Greek equivalent of the Roman god Mercury?


5. In the Tour de France, what colour jersey is given to the fastest overall rider who is under the age of 25?


6. In Dickens’s ‘Oliver Twist’, what was the real name of the Artful Dodger?

Jack Dawkins

7. Which part of Charlie Chaplin’s body did he get insured?

His feet

8. What was the name of the pet dog on the US TV sitcom ‘Frasier’?


9. In the London version of Monopoly, which three properties are orange?

Vine Street, Marlborough Street and Bow Street

10. True or false: The distance as the crow flies between Paris and Amsterdam is greater than the distance between Land’s End and John O’Groats.

False  – Paris to Amsterdam is approximately 266 miles, Land’s End to John O’Groats is roughly 603 miles