Quiz 44

Science and Nature Quiz questions

Quiz 44 – Round 3 – Science and Nature

This round is all about inventions. Which inventions are the following people credited with (either fully or partly)? In the case of inventors who had their name associated with more than one creation we are looking for their most famous.

1. John Logie Baird


2. Alexander Graham Bell


3. George W. Ferris

Big Wheel/ Ferris Wheel

4. Levi Strauss

Blue Jeans

5. Mary Anderson

Windscreen Wiper Blade

6. Whitcomb L. Judson


7. Edwin Herbert Land

Polaroid Camera

8. Jethro Tull

Seed Drill

9. Marion Donovan

Waterproof Disposable Nappy

10. Alexander Bain

Electric Clock/ Fax Machine





Quiz 44 – Round 5 – Celebrity Babies

Can you name the mother of these celebrity children?

1. Maddox, Pax, Vivienne, Zahara, Shiloh and Knox.

Angelina Jolie

2. Peaches, Pixie, Heavenly Hiraani Tiger Lily and Fifi Trixabelle.

Paula Yates

3. Aimee, Kelly and Jack.

Sharon Osbourne

4. Phoenix Chi, Angel Iris and Madison

Melanie Brown

5. Apple and Moses

Gwyneth Paltrow

6. Emme Maribel and Maximilian David

Jennifer Lopez

7. Tate and Beau

Emma Bunton

8. Blue Ivy, Rumi and Sir

Beyoncé Knowles

9. Lourdes, Rocco, David and Mercy (Chifundo)


10. Isabella Jane, Sunday Rose, Connor and Faith Margaret

Nicole Kidman





Music quiz

Quiz 44 – Round 6 – Music

1. For which 1986 film did Queen’s album ‘A Kind of Magic’ form the soundtrack?


2. The hits of which band include ‘The One I Love’, ‘Man on the Moon’ and ‘Nightswimming’?


3. Which 80s female singing duo were backing vocalists for Wham! before releasing their own debut single ‘Heartache’ in 1987?

Pepsi and Shirlie

4. In musical notation, how many crochets are there in a semibreve?


5.  The first names of which classical composer were George Frideric?


6. In which language is the opera ‘Madam Butterfly’ written?


7. In 2008, Ireland’s entry for the Eurovision Song Contest was ‘Irelande Douze Pointe’, by a stuffed animal called Dustin – what kind of creature was he?

A turkey

8. Which band’s albums include ‘Sticky Fingers’, ‘Beggars Banquet’ and ‘Steel Wheels’?

Rolling Stones

9. The original cover for which Beatles album was banned due its controversial image?

Yesterday and Today (Butcher cover)

10. The 1946 song ‘Beyond the Sea’ was adapted from the original French version ‘La Mer’ – but who wrote the original music and lyrics?

Charles Trenet





Quiz 44 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. If something is cooked in the style ‘Lyonnaise’, what does it contain?


2. Which planet has an orbit which reaches closest to Earth?


3. In which year did the period of prohibition in the USA end?


4. In Lewis Carroll’s ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’, which creature sits on a mushroom smoking a hookah?

A caterpillar

5. Which of the wives of Henry VIII was the second to be executed?

Kathryn Howard

6. What is the name of the household butler in ‘The Addams Family’?


7. What is the currency of Ghana?

Ghana Cedi

8. In which year did Torvill and Dean win gold for their bolero at the Winter Olympics?


9. Captain Sensible sang the theme tune to which UK TV game show?

Big Break

10. The year 2000 was a leap year – true or false?