Quiz 42

Food and Drink Quiz

Quiz 42 – Round 2 – Food and Drink

1. From which country does the doner kebab originate?


2. Who was the Greek god of the grape harvest, wine-making and wine?


3. In Indian cuisine, what is a ‘paratha’ (can also be spelled ‘parantha’ or ‘parauntha’)?


4. The Galloping Gourmet is known for his TV cooking show which started in 1969, but what is his real name?

Graham Kerr

5. What does a ‘barista’ do?

Prepares coffee (literally from the Italian for ‘bartender’)

6. If a menu offered ‘Irish coffee’ as a liqueur coffee with whisky, what would you expect to find added to the ‘Italian coffee’?


7. In the 1960s television cartoon ‘The Herbs’, what name was given to the owl?


8. Which spirit would you find in a ‘daiquiri’ cocktail?


9. In which country are Castello cheeses produced?


10. What type of fruit is a ‘catawba’?






Art and Literature Quiz Questions

Quiz 42 – Round 3 – Art and Literature

This famous sidekicks quiz is all about literary characters- which fictional heroes are the following the sidekicks of?

1. Friday

Robinson Crusoe (Robinson Crusoe – Daniel Defoe)

2. Sancho Panza

Don Quixote (Don Quixote – Michel De Cervantes)

3. Huckleberry Finn

Tom Sawyer (Adventures of Tom Sawyer – Mark Twain)

4. Ron Weasley

Harry Potter (Harry Potter series – J.K. Rowling)

5. Samwise Gamgee

Frodo Baggins (The Lord of the Rings – J.R.R. Tolkien)

6. Pantalaimon

Lyra (His Dark Materials trilogy – Philip Pullman)

7. Phineas

Gene Forrester (A Separate Peace – John Knowles)

8. Dr. Gonzo

Raoul Duke (Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas – Hunter S. Thompson)

9. Tinker Bell

Peter Pan (Peter Pan – J.M. Barrie)

10. Ford Prefect

Arthur Dent (The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – Douglas Adams)






Quiz 42 – Round 4 – Celebrities

This round is all about celebrity siblings.

1. Can you name all 6 of the Nolan sisters?

Bernie, Coleen, Linda, Anne, Maureen and Denise

2. Actor Owen Wilson is famous for films such as ‘Zoolander’ and ‘Night at the Museum’, but he also has two actor brothers – can you name one?

Andrew Wilson/ Luke Wilson

3. Sisters Nadia and Julia are known for their acting – the former appeared on ‘EastEnders’ and the latter on ‘Absolutely Fabulous’ – what is their surname?


4. Name all three Kardashian sisters, who were the focus of the TV show.

Kourtney, Kim and Khloé

5. One was a member of the boy band ‘New Kids on the Block’ and the other became famous with ‘Marky Mary and the Funky Bunch’. Both are now Hollywood actors, but what is their surname?

Wahlberg (Donnie and Mark)

6. John and Edward became famous as ‘Jedward’ in the 2009 series of X-Factor – what is their last name?


7. Which is the elder brother; David or Ed Miliband?

David (born 15/07/65 – Ed was born 24/12/69)

8. Denise, Doris, Lorraine, Stedman and Delroy made up which famous 80s band of siblings?

Five Star

9. The Brownlee brothers both competed in the triathlon in the 2012 and 2016 Olympics with one of them winning both events – what are their first names?

Alistair and Jonathan (Alistair won both golds, Jonathan won silver in Rio 2016 and bronze in 2012)

10. Who is Warren Beatty’s famous acting sister?

Shirley MacLaine





Music quiz

Quiz 42 – Round 6 – Music

From which musicals do the following songs come?

1. ‘Big Spender’, ‘If My Friends Could See Me Now’ and ‘The Rhythm of Life’ 

Sweet Charity

2. ‘Oh What a Beautiful Mornin”, ‘People Will Say We’re In Love’ and ‘Kansas City’


3. ‘Manchesterford’, ‘Macaroons!’ and ‘Tip Top Tap’

 Acorn Antiques: The Musical!

4. ‘Not for the Life of Me’, ‘Forget About the Boy’ and ‘Gimme Gimme’

Thoroughly Modern Millie

5. ‘When I Grow Up’, ‘The Chokey Chant’ and ‘This Little Girl’

Matilda The Musical

6. ‘The Age of Not Believing’, ‘Portobello Road’ and ‘Substitutiary Locomotion’

Bedknobs and Broomsticks

7. ‘Fat Sam’s Grand Slam’, ‘My Name Is Tallulah’ and ‘So You Wanna Be a Boxer?’

Bugsy Malone

8. ‘Skid Row’, ‘Suddenly, Seymour’ and ‘Feed Me’

Little Shop of Horrors

9. ‘The Wizard and I’, ‘Defying Gravity’ and ‘Popular’


10. ‘Maybe This Time’, ‘The Money Song’ and ‘Willkommen’






Pub Quiz

Quiz 42 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. How many squares are there on a chess board?


2. The ‘aurora borealis’ is more commonly known by which term?

The Northern Lights

3. What is the highest value Euro banknote in circulation?

500 Euros

4. ‘Ibanez’ are a company producing primarily which musical instrument?


5. The German word for ‘health’ is sometimes used in English – under which circumstance?

When someone sneezes (‘Gesundheit’ means health)

6. After how many years of marriage would you celebrate a ‘lace’ anniversary?


7. How many of the United States of America begin with the letter ‘M’?

Eight – Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri and Montana

8. If you could use the letters ‘M.Eng’ after your name, what qualification would you hold?

Master of Engineering

9. In the children’s television show ‘Sesame Street’, what is the name of the green monster who lives in the dustbin?

Oscar the Grouch

10. Where does Thursday come before Wednesday?

In a dictionary