Quiz 41


Quiz 41 – Round 2 – Celebrities

This round is all about celebrity families. Name the celebrity by their famous relatives.

1. He has a wife called Jada and children called Jaden and Willow.

Will Smith

2. She has two ex-husbands called Bill and Gus and her current partner is called Kurt. Her children are called Oliver, Kate and Wyatt.

Goldie Hawn

3. Her mother is ex Blue Peter presenter Janet, her husband is called Richard and they have four sons, Sonny, Kit, Ray and Jesse.

Sophie Ellis-Bextor

4. Her Dad’s name was Eric and her Mum is called Phyllida. Her husband’s name is Greg and her sister is called Sophie.

Emma Thompson

5. Her parents are called Ozzy and Sharon, she has a brother called Jack and a sister called Aimee.

Kelly Osbourne

6. Her parents are called David and Victoria and she has three brothers, Brooklyn, Romeo and Cruz.

Harper Beckham

7. He had children called Caroline, John, Patrick and Arabella and siblings Robert, Ted, Rosemary, Joseph, Eunice, Kathleen, Jean and Patricia.

John F. Kennedy

8. Her parents were called Cyril and Maureen and she has two brothers, Pádraig and Paul and three sisters, Sinéad, Niamh and Catherine.

Sorcha Cusack

9. His parents were called Alexander and Carol and he has three brothers, Stephen, William and Daniel and two sisters, Jane and Elizabeth.

Alec Baldwin

10. Her parents were Michael and Rachel, her brother was Corin, her sister was Lynn, her daughter, Natasha, died in 2009 and her remaining children are Joely and Carlo.

Vanessa Redgrave





TV and Film quiz questions

Quiz 41 – Round 3 – TV and Film

This round is all about television and film theme tunes.

1. Which 1988 track is the theme tune to ‘Jamie’s 30-Minute meals’?

Buffalo Stance – Neneh Cherry

2. Which Oasis track was the theme tune to the hit comedy ‘The Royle Family’?

Half A World Away

3. Which 1980s TV show had the Dexys Midnight Runners track ‘Because of You’ as its theme tune?

Brush Strokes

4. Which TV star was caricatured by ‘Little Britain’, where he always wanted to ‘write the theme tune, sing the theme tune?’

Dennis Waterman

5. Which television theme tune includes the lyrics ‘Goldfish shoals nibbling at my toes’?

Red Dwarf

6. Which American film score composer has written the music for the films ‘Star Wars’, ‘Indiana Jones’, ‘E.T.’, ‘Jaws’ and ‘Jurassic Park’?

John Williams

7. In ‘A Clockwork Orange’, which classical composer is Alex’s favourite, until his music is played as a soundtrack to the aversion therapy he receives, much to his dismay?

Ludwig Van Beethoven

8. Which rock band provided the soundtrack to the 1986 film ‘Highlander’?


9. Similarly, who provided the score for the 1982 Ridley Scott film ‘Blade Runner’?


10. Which American band sang ‘I’ll Be There for You’, used as the theme tune to the series ‘Friends’?

The Rembrandts





History Quiz

Quiz 41 – Round 4 – History

Can you identify the King or Queen from the clues?

1. Son of James I of England and Anne of Denmark, he married Henrietta Maria of France and had 9 children.

Charles I

2. Son of Edward VII and Alexandra of Denmark, he married Mary of Teck and had 6 children.

George V

3. Daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, she neither married nor had children.

Elizabeth I

4. Son of Ethelred the Unready and Emma of Normandy, he was the first King of England to be canonized.

Edward the Confessor

5. Son of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine, he had three children including Henry III.

King John

6. Son of Godwin, Earl of Wessex and Gytha Thorkelsdóttir and legend tells us that he died from an arrow though the eye.

Harold II (Harold Godwinson)

7. He was the third son of George III and brother of George IV. He became heir apparent at the age of 62 when his older brother died.

William IV

8. Sister of Elizabeth I, she was crowned in 1553 and died a little over 5 years later.

Mary I

9. Daughter of James II of England and Anne Hyde, she married Prince George of Denmark and was the last of the Stuart monarchs.


10. He was born in Bordeaux, France and died in Pontefract castle. 

Richard II





Sport quiz questions

Quiz 41 – Round 5 – Sport

1. Since it began in 1930, which country has won the FIFA World Cup the most times?


2. Who did Wigan beat to win the 2013 FA Cup final?

Manchester City

3. Which Championship football team play at Ashton Gate?

Bristol City

4. How many Wimbledon Singles titles has Roger Federer won?

Eight (Correct as of end 2017)

5. Which Rugby League team has the nickname ‘The Rams’?


6. Which UK Paralympian won two golds, a silver and a bronze medal for swimming events in the 2012 Paralympics?

Ellie Simmonds

7. Which term is used in golf for a hole played in two strokes under par?


8. At which city’s motor racing circuit is the Australian Grand Prix currently held?


9. What type of racing takes place at ‘Belle Vue’ stadium in Manchester?

Greyhound Racing

10. Karren Brady, star of TV’s ‘The Apprentice’, is the former managing director of which football club?

Birmingham City (Also current vice-chairperson of West Ham)





Music quiz

Quiz 41 – Round 6 – Music

This music round is all  about the 80s.

1. Stock, Aitken and Waterman had huge song writing success in the 80s, but what were their first names?

Mike Stock, Matt Aitken and Pete Waterman

2. ‘I Don’t Want to Talk About It’ had previously been recorded on two separate occasions, by ‘Crazy Horse’ and ‘Rod Stewart’, but who had a hit with the same song in 1988?

Everything But The Girl

3. Which two individuals made up the band ‘Yazoo’?

Vince Clarke and Alison Moyet

4. In which year did Bucks Fizz win the Eurovision Song Contest with ‘Making Your Mind Up’?


5. Who wrote the Bangles’ 1986 hit ‘Manic Monday’?


6. Andy McCluskey and Paul Humphreys made up which 80s duo?

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD)

7. Sade made it big in the 80s, but what is her surname?


8. Who had a 1987 hit with ‘Joe Le Taxi’?

Vanessa Paradis

9. Which famous 80s music star was born Stuart Leslie Goddard?

Adam Ant

10. Morten Harket was the lead singer of the Norwegian trio A-Ha – but can you name either of the other two members?

Magne Furuholmen and Pål Waaktaar





Free Pub Quizzes

Quiz 41 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. What is the motto of the S.A.S?

Who Dares Wins

2. Who composed the famous ‘William Tell Overture’?

Gioachino Rossini

3. What is the name for the seven-branched candelabrum used in a Jewish temple?


4. I which writer’s book will you find the quote “I solemnly swear that I am up to no good.”

J.K. Rowling (Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban)

5. UK residents are entitled to receive a letter from the Queen, arranged by the Anniversaries Office, on their 100th birthday and which other occasion?

60th wedding anniversary

6. In which country would you find Los Glaciares National Park?


7. What image will you find on the front of the album ‘This Is It’ by The Strokes?

A lady’s bottom

8. Which British motorway connects Edinburgh and Glasgow?


9. Colin Fry was famous for which type of entertainment?

Spiritualist Medium

10. True or False – Blackpool Tower was opened to the public in 1894?