Quiz 32

Science and Nature

Quiz 32 – Round 2 – Science and Nature

This week’s science and nature round is all about animals.

1. A leveret is the young of which animal?


2. What type of animals would you mainly find at WWT Slimbridge in Gloucestershire?

Birds/wildfowl (Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust)

3. What type of animal is Bagheera in ‘The Jungle Book’?

Black panther

4. As of 2017 the Queen now has two corgis and two dorgis – can you name any of them?

Willow and Whisper are corgis and Vulcan and Candy are dorgis

5. How many humps does a Bactrian camel have?


6. There are two main types of hippo – one is a common, or river hippopotamus, what is the other?

Pygmy hippopotamus

7. What is the largest living species of lizard?

Komodo dragon

8. From which continent does the guinea pig originate?

South America

9. How many digestive compartments does a cow’s stomach have? (It is often said that a cow has this many stomachs, although this is not technically correct)


10. Which fearsome-looking fish was also a hit for ‘Heart’ in 1977?






Food and Drink Quiz

Quiz 32 – Round 3 – Food and Drink

1. What gives a ‘Bloody Mary’ cocktail its red colour?

Tomato juice

2. What type of garden crop can be ‘beefsteak’, ‘moneymaker’, ‘brandywine’ or ‘alicante’?


3. The dessert ‘peach melba’ was named after a lady of what profession?

Opera singer (Dame Nellie Melba)

4. What is the white of an egg called?


5. Tokay, or Tokaji wine is produced in a region of which country?


6. Which sweet was launched first; Mars Bars or Rowntree’s Fruit Pastilles?

Rowntree’s Fruit Pastilles (launched in 1881, Mars Bars were launched in 1932)

7. ‘Pimm’s Number 1 Cup’ is the most famous drink produced by the company, but how many official numbers of Pimm’s cups have ever been produced?


8. What type of food is ‘cullen skink’?


9. 31st July 1970 was the last day on which sailors in the Royal Navy were issued with a daily rum ration – what did the day become known as?

Black Tot Day

10. What type of food is nori?

Seaweed (A type of edible Japanese seaweed, commonly wrapped around sushi)





Music quiz

Quiz 32 – Round 4 – Music

This week’s music round is a lyric round – simply name the song

1. “I hurried back to the swimming pool sinking pina coladas, I heard a dark voice beside me say would you like something harder”

Dreadlock Holiday – 10CC

2. “Well we were born within an hour of each other, our mothers said we could be sister and brother”

Disco 2000 – Pulp

3. “But I’ve got to think twice before I give my heart away, and I know all the games you play because I play them too”

Faith – George Michael

4. “So close no matter how far, couldn’t be much more from the heart”

Nothing Else Matters – Metallica

5. “A whole street’s belief in Sunday’s roast beef gets dashed against the Co-Op”

Town Called Malice – The Jam

6. “Games, changes and fears, when will they go from here, when will they stop?”

I Try – Macy Gray

7. “Hot as a fever, rattling bones, I could just taste it, taste it”

Sex On Fire – Kings of Leon

8. “I saw the light on the night that I passed by her window, I saw the flickering shadows of love on her blind”

Delilah – Tom Jones

9. “She’s a witch of trouble in electric blue, in her own mad mind she’s in love with you, with you”

Strange Brew – Cream

10. “Mister, your eyes are full of hesitation, sure makes me wonder if you know what you’re looking for”

Yes Sir, I Can Boogie – Baccara






Quiz 32 – Round 5 – Celebrities

This round is all about celebrity families. Who is being described each time?

1. Who is Gary Oldman’s sister, famous on our screens as Mo Harris in EastEnders?

Laila Morse

2. Who is Jeremy Vine’s comedian brother?

Tim Vine

3. Can you name all of Michael Jackson’s five brothers?

Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, Marlon and Randy

4. Who was Gloria Hunniford’s daughter, who sadly died from breast cancer in 2004?

Caron Keating

5. We all know that Kylie and Dannii Minogue are sisters, but can you name their cameraman brother?

Brendan Minogue

6. Who is Warren Beatty’s famous sister?

Shirley MacLaine

7. How many children does Paul McCartney have?

5 – Stella, James, Heather, Mary and Beatrice

8. Who is Angelina Jolie’s father?

Jon Voight

9. Who is Gwyneth Paltrow’s actress mother?

Blythe Danner

10. Name both of Emma Thompson’s parents.

Eric Thompson and Phyllida Law





Quiz 32 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. In which city would you find the Petronas Towers?

Kuala Lumpur

2. What is the last letter of the Greek alphabet?

Omega (Ω)

3. Who was the original host of ‘Family Fortunes’?

Bob Monkhouse

4. Who is the oldest – Dame Judi Dench, Dame Maggie Smith or Dame Edna Everage (Barry Humphries)?

Dame Edna/Barry Humphries (Born 17/02/1934, Dame Judi was born 09/12/34 and Dame Maggie was born 28/12/1934… not a lot in it!)

5. What colour is a New York City taxi?


6. Andy Murray famously became the first male UK Wimbledon singles champion in 77 years, but who was the last male UK winner, winning three consecutive championships from 1934 to 1936?

Fred Perry

7. Who was the Greek God of the Underworld?


8. “A thing of beauty is a joy forever…” – who wrote these words?

John Keats

9. The ‘Battle of Pork Chop Hill’ was fought during which war?

The Korean war

10. In which year were the first Academy Awards (Oscars) held?