How good is your spelling? All you need to do is correctly spell the following notoriously difficult words.
This round is a catch phrases quiz – To whom can these famous catchphrases be attributed? In all cases we want the real name of the person whose voice you hear, not character name.
1. “Am I bovvered?”
2. “Well, here’s another nice mess you’ve gotten me into.”
3. “Computer says no.”
David Walliams (Little Britain)
4. “What you talkin’ ’bout, Willis?”
Gary Coleman (Different Strokes)
5. “Eat my shorts.”
Nancy Cartwright (As Bart Simpson)
6. “Book ’em, Danno.”
Jack Lord (As Steve McGarrett in ‘Hawaii Five-O’)
7. “It’s all done in the best possible taste!”
8. “Drink! Feck! Arse!”
Frank Kelly (As Father Jack Hackett in ‘Father Ted’)
9. “Back of the net!”
Steve Coogan (As Alan Partridge)
10. “You dirty old man!”
Harry H. Corbett (As Harold Steptoe in ‘Steptoe and Son’)
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1. What is the name for the Islamic holy month?
2. What is name for the Buddhist term used to describe the state of being free from all suffering, the aim of all Buddhists?
3. Brahma, Ganesha and Vishnu are Gods and Goddesses from which religion?
4. Name 5 of the ten commandments.
Any five of the following, in any wording:
1. Thou shalt have no other Gods before me.
2. Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image (or idol).
3. Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain.
4. Remember the Sabbath day and keep it holy.
5. Honour thy Father and thy Mother.
6. Thou shalt not kill.
7. Though shalt not commit adultery.
8. Thou shalt not steal.
9. Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.
10. Thou shalt not covet.
5. In which modern-day country was Mother Teresa born?
Republic of Macedonia (She was born in Skopje, which at the time part of the Ottoman Empire – many sources state that she was Albanian – she was born to an Albanian mother, but Skopje is now part of Macedonia)
6. What religion is the Dalai Lama?
7. Candomblé is a religion with African origins, which is predominantly followed in which country?
8. The faith of Shintoism is mostly associated with which country?
9. The ‘Harmandir Sahib’ is a religious building which is one of the holiest sites of which religion?
Sikhism (translates as ‘Golden Temple’)
10. ‘The Watchtower’ is a magazine for members of which religious group?
This round is all about sitcoms – can you remember the sitcom and identify it by those who starred in it?
1. Anton Rodgers, Eve Matheson, who was later replaced by Lesley Dunlop, Carolyn Pickles and Rebecca Lacey
May to December
2. Chris Barrie, Pippa Haywood, Julia St. John and Harriet Thorpe
The Brittas Empire
3. Martin Clunes, Neil Morrissey, Caroline Quentin and Leslie Ash
Men Behaving Badly
4. Nicholas Lyndhurt, Dervla Kirwan who was later replaced by Elizabeth Carling, Victor McGuire and David Ryall
5. Nigel Havers, Tony Britton, Dinah Sheridan and Simon Williams
Don’t Wait Up
6. Peter Davison, Nicola Pagett, Lesley Manville and Karen Drury
7. Ian McKellan, Derek Jacobi, Frances De La Tour and Iwan Rheon
8. Richard Briers, Penelope Wilton, Peter Egan and Geraldine Newman
Ever Decreasing Circles
9. Diana Weston, Honor Blackman, Joe McGann and Kellie Bright
The Upper Hand
10. Penelope Keith, Peter Bowles, Angela Thorne and Daphne Heard
To the Manor Born
1. Who was the youngest of the Marx brothers?
2. James Galway is famous for playing which musical instrument?
3. What does a barometer measure?
4. What happened to Ruth Ellis in 1955, for which she would go down in history?
She was the last woman to be executed in the United Kingdom
5. Which football team are known at the ‘Sky Blues’?
6. After how many years would you celebrate a pearl wedding anniversary?
7. Who wrote the original ‘Twilight’ books which have since been adapted into a famous film series?
8. Which team won the FA Cup Final in the year 2000?
9. ‘Rocky mountain oysters’ are a foodstuff, but they are not oysters. What are they?
Testicles (usually bull calf)
10. Name the four stations on a Monopoly board.
Kings Cross, Fenchurch Street, Liverpool Street and Marylebone