Quiz 35

Art and Literature Quiz Questions

Quiz 35 – Round 2 – Art and Literature

In which book did these characters first appear?

1. Hannibal Lecter

Red Dragon

2. Sherlock Holmes

A Study in Scarlet

3. Robert Langdon

Angels & Demons

4. Rhett Butler

Gone with the Wind

5. James Bond

Casino Royale

6. Kay Scarpetta


7. Miss Marple

Murder at the Vicarage

8. Lisbeth Salander

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

9. Sirius Black

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (He is mentioned in the first book but did not appear until the 3rd)

10. Lord Asriel

Northern Lights





Food and Drink Quiz

Quiz 35 – Round 3 – Food and Drink

1. Which country produces the most coffee?


2. From which tree is the spice of mace obtained?

Nutmeg (Myristica fragrans)

3. The town of Bunol, near Valencia in Spain holds a yearly festival where people throw what type of food?

Tomatoes (The festival is called ‘La Tomatina’)

4. ‘Tablet’ is a sugary type of confectionery from which country?


5. What type of food is ‘burrata’?

Cheese (Italian cheese made from mozzarella and cream)

6. ‘Puy’, ‘Masoor’ and ‘Macachiados’ are all types of what?


7. John Smith’s Original Bitter has what percentage of alcohol content when served as cask ale from the bar?

3.8% ABV (Cans have a lower content, 3.6% ABV)

8. What is the name of the apple brandy from the French region of lower Normandy?


9. In which country would you be most likely to eat souvlaki?

Greece (or Cyprus)

10.From which language does the word ‘pretzel’ come?






Catchphrase Quiz

Quiz 35 – Round 4 – Quotes

1. Who said, “Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former”?

Albert Einstein

2. Thomas Jefferson is quoted as having said “I find that the harder I work, the more _____ I seem to have” – What is the missing word?


3. Who said, “Whether you think that you can, or that you can’t, you are usually right”?

Henry Ford

4. George Bernard Shaw said, “If you can’t get rid of the skeleton in your closet, you’d best teach it to…”…what?


5. “The course of true love never did run smooth” is a famous quote originating from which Shakespeare play?

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

6. Jack Nicholson said, “The minute that you’re not learning, I believe you’re…”…what?


7. “Oh yes, the past can hurt. But you can either run from it or learn from it” – A quote from which film?

The Lion King

8. John Wayne said, “Life’s tough, but it’s tougher when you’re…”…what?


9. “Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people” – a quote from which First Lady of the USA?

Eleanor Roosevelt

10. Which literary character said, “It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to your enemies, but a great deal more to stand up to your friends”?

Professor Albus Dumbledore (In Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone)





Music quiz

Quiz 35 – Round 5 – Music

This round is all about boy bands and girl bands. We’ll give you the first names of the band members, you tell us which band they made up. In the case of a changing line-up, with will give you the names of the original band members.

1. Jon, Jordan, Donnie, Joe and Danny

New Kids on the Block

2. Sara, Keren and Siobhan


3. Frankie, Molly, Rochelle, Una and Vanessa

The Saturdays

4. Nathan, Wanya and Shawn

Boyz II Men

5. Mike, Micky, Davy and Peter

The Monkees

6. Melanie, Shaznay, Nicole and Natalie

All Saints

7. Justin, JC, Chris, Joey and Lance

‘N Sync

8. Emma, Melanie, Melanie, Victoria and Geri

Spice Girls

9. Tony, John and Terry

East 17

10. JB, Marvin, Aston and Oritsé






Sport quiz questions

Quiz 35 – Round 6 – Sport

Every answer will be a number or numbers.

1. In a game of snooker, how many balls in total are used?


2. An archery target consists of how many colours?

5: white, black, blue, red and gold

3. On a dart board, which two numbers are halfway down the board? (i.e. at 3 o’clock and nine o’clock)

6 and 11

4. How many players take part in a game of netball?

14 (two teams of 7)

5. How many teams compete in the football Premier League?


6. In which year did Red Rum win his first Grand National?


7. What is the minimum length a football (soccer) pitch must be?

100 yards (90 metres)

8. We all know that Andy Murray won the men’s Wimbledon Singles title in 2013, but how many games did Murray win during that final match?

19 (The score was 6-4  7-5  6-4)

9. In which year was the first FA Cup final played?


10. To the nearest five thousand, how many seats does the new Wembley Stadium have?






Free Pub Quizzes

Quiz 35 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. Lady Penelope was a famous Thunderbirds character, but what was her double-barrelled surname?


2. The Battle of the Bulge took place in which war?

World War II

3. Carson City is the capital of which US state?


4. The malleus, the incus and the stapes are more commonly known by which terms?

Hammer, anvil and stirrup (bones in the human ear)

5. What was the name of the youngest ‘Von Trapp’ child in the Sound of Music?


6. In badminton, what is the lowest number of points with which a player can win the game?


7. Joseph Alessi is a famous player of which instrument?


8. What was the name of the first Agatha Christie novel to be published?

The Mysterious Affair at Styles

9. After how many years would you celebrate your ‘lace’ wedding anniversary?


10. The BBC Proms were founded in which year?