Quiz 3

music round

Quiz 3 – Round 2 – Music Round

This week’s music round is based on song lyrics. One point for the naming the song that each of the lyrics are from.

Let’s start with an easy one…

1. Put a gun against his head, pulled my trigger now he’s dead.

Bohemian Rhapsody (Queen)

2. Let me tell you it’s always cool, and the boss don’t mind sometimes if you act the fool.

Car Wash (Rose Royce)

3. Last thing I remember I was running for the door

Hotel California (Eagles)

4. Union’s been on strike, he’s down on his luck

Livin’ on a Prayer (Bon Jovi)

5. I dialled about a hundred numbers baby, I’m bound to find somebody home.

Hot Stuff (Donna Summer)

6. Why must we separate my love, all of my whole life through

Baby Love (Supremes)

7. I hate to look into those eyes and see an ounce of pain

Sweet Child o mine (Guns ‘n’ Roses)

8. Help me escape this feelin’ of insecurity

Relight My Fire (Dan Hartman/Take That and Lulu)

9. I must be strong and carry on, ’cause I know I don’t belong…

Tears in Heaven (Eric Clapton)

10. All the flowers that you planted, Mama, in the back yard

Nothing Compares 2U (Sinead O’Connor)


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Free science quiz questions

Quiz 3 – Round 3 – Science and nature

Free Science Quiz Questions

1. Which chemical element has the symbol Ti?


2. Olympus Mons is a large volcanic mountain on which planet?


3. What is the correct term for a female elephant?


4. What is the more common name for the clavicle?


5.  What does a Hippologist study?


6. ‘Harpy’, ‘serpent’ and ‘booted’ are all types of which bird?


7. What substance is the lead in pencils made of?


8. Rickets is a disease associated with the deficiency of which vitamin?

Vitamin D

9. What is a cassowary?

A type of (large, flightless) bird

10. In the term CT scan – what does CT stand for?

Computerised tomography


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Art and Literature Quiz Questions

Quiz 3 – Round 4 – Art and Literature

1. Which Italian artist painted ‘The Wedding at Cana’, hanging in The Louvre in Paris?

Paolo Veronese

2. Which work of literature includes the character Arthur ‘Boo’ Radley?

To Kill A Mockingbird (by Harper Lee)

3. In the nursery rhyme ‘Jack and Jill’, what did Jack bind his head with?

Vinegar and brown paper

4. What is a ‘fandango’?

A type of Spanish dance

5. According to the bible, which animal did Noah release out of the ark first, when the rain stopped?

A raven

6. What was the name of Adrian’s love interest in Sue Townsend’s book ‘The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13¾ ‘?

Pandora Braithwaite

7. In George Orwell’s ‘Animal Farm’, what kind of creatures are Napoleon and Snowball?


8. Which Mexican painter was married to Diego Rivera and had an affair with Leon Trotsky?

Frida Kahlo

9. Of which art movement was Pablo Picasso the co-founder?


10. What were the first names of the Brothers Grimm?

Jacob and Wilhelm


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free words quiz

Quiz 3 – Round 5 – Words

Free Words Quiz

1. What is the name for a word or phrase which is spelled the same forwards as it is backwards?

A palindrome

2. What is the only word in the English language which ends with the letters ‘mt’?

dreamt (undreamt is also a word, but we are counting it as an extension of dreamt)

3. I have no feet but I can run. I give you health and also fun. What am I?


4. What do the following words have in common; rhythm, crypt, lynx and fly?

They are all words which do not contain any vowels

The last 6 questions all describe phobias. For each question you are given the name of the phobia, as the answer you need to say what each word is a fear of.

5. Ablutophobia

A fear of washing or bathing

6. Arachnophobia

A fear of spiders

7. Equinophobia

A fear of horses

8. Somniphobia

A fear of sleep

9. Mastigophobia

A fear of punishment

10. Taurophobia

A fear of bulls/cows


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History Quiz

Quiz 3 – Round 6 – History

Free History Quiz

1. What made the deciphering of hieroglyphics possible and was rediscovered in Egypt in 1799?

The Rosetta Stone

2. Who was the fourth wife of Henry VIII?

Anne of Cleves

3. Who was on the British throne at the time of the Spanish Armada?

Queen Elizabeth I

4. What has been the most common first name for an American First Lady?

Elizabeth (Elizabeth Truman, Elizabeth Monroe and Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Ford)

5. What type of Nobel prize was first awarded in 1969?


6. Which US President was nicknamed ‘Tricky Dick’?

Richard Nixon

7. The Battle of Edgehill was the first of which conflict?

The English Civil War

8. Which leading member of the Nazi party was commander-in-chief of the Luftwaffe during World War II?

Herman Göring

9. In Roman mythology, who was the Goddess of the moon?


10. Which airline is the world’s oldest one to still be using its original name?



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Free General Knowledge Quiz

Quiz 3 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

Free General Knowledge Quiz

1. In what year did the London Underground first open?


2. Which actor played James Bond in the 1983 film Octopussy?

Roger Moore

3. What colour is the circle on the Japanese flag?


4. Which planet in our solar system is the biggest?


5. Which actress played Isobel Crawley in the TV series Downton Abbey?

Penelope Wilton

6. Which band has released albums entitled ‘Pablo Honey’ and ‘OK Computer’?


7. Who is CEO and founder of Facebook?

Mark Zuckerberg

8. What is the common name for ascorbic acid?

Vitamin C

9. How many spots are there in total on two dice?


 10. What was the name of the cat at 10 Downing Street between 1989 and 1997?



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