Quiz 47

Maths Quiz

Quiz 47 – Round 2 – Numbers

This round is all about bingo calls. Which number can the following calls represent? (Bear in mind that there are several different calls for some numbers – but these will only fit one!)

1. Key of the door


2. Two fat ladies


3. Man alive


4. Top of the shop


5. Danny LaRue


6. Heinz Varieties


7. The lawnmower


8. Kelly’s eye


9. Unlucky for some


10. Dirty Gertie






Science and Nature Quiz questions

Quiz 47 – Round 3 – Science and Nature

1. Which scientist wrote the famous book ‘A Brief History of Time’?

Stephen Hawking

2. Who was the third person to walk on the moon?

Charles P. (Pete) Conrad

3. What would be the purpose of bariatric surgery?

Weight loss

4. Halley’s comet is visible from Earth every how many years?

75 – 76

5. Pewter is an alloy predominantly consisting of which metal?


6. What is a ‘narwhal’?

A type of whale

7. ‘Weaver’, ‘honey pot’, ‘trap jaw’ and ‘yellow meadow’ are all species of what?


8. Which synthetic yellow food colouring has the ‘E number’ E102?


9. What is the more commonly used term for ‘hypotension’?

Low blood pressure

10. Which condition is commonly abbreviated to P.C.O.S?

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome






Quiz 47 – Round 4 – The World

Can you identify these famous world airports by their IATA (International Air Transport Association) code?

1. LAX

Los Angeles. California

2. BHX

Birmingham, UK

3. MAD

Madrid, Spain

4. CDG

Charles de Gaulle Airport, Paris, France

5. PEK

Beijing, China

6. LHR

Heathrow, London

7. DFW

Dallas Fort Worth, Texas

8. SYD

Sydney, Australia

9. DXB

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

10. MUC

Munich, Germany





Food and Drink Quiz

Quiz 47 – Round 5 – Food and Drink

1. In the USA they call it a rutabaga – what do we call it?


2. What type of food is ‘Cornish Yarg’?


3. Which country is the world’s largest producer of tea?


4. Grenadine was originally made using the juice of which fruit?


5. A pizza topped with spinach and egg is commonly called what?


6. If you were eating ‘Bratwurst’ in Germany, what would you have a type of?


7. What does UHT stand for, when seen on milk packaging?


8. In which country would you find the wine-growing region of Maipo Valley?


9. What is the name for a steak, into which a pocket is made and filled with oysters?

Carpetbag(ger) Steak

10. HP Sauce was originally produced in the UK – in which country is it now made?






Sport quiz questions

Quiz 47 – Round 6 – Sport

1. In which sport was W.G. Grace a famous name?


2. How many hoops are used in garden croquet, according to the official rules?


3. Which professional darts player was nicknamed ‘the Crafty Cockney’?

Eric Bristow

4. In which year did Roger Bannister break the four-minute mile?


5. Which New Zealand cricketer was the first bowler to pass 400 test wickets?

Richard Hadlee

6. From which city do the Saracens Rugby Union team hail?


7. In which year did Sir Steve Redgrave win his first Olympic gold medal?


8. Which horse won the 2014 Grand National?

Pineau De Re

9. Which German footballer is nicknamed ‘Der Titan’ (the Titan)?

Oliver Kahn

10. At which racecourse is the Eclipse Stakes (Also known as Coral Eclipse) run?

Sandown Park





Pub Quiz

Quiz 47 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. In which Charles Dickens book do the characters Esther Summerson and Richard Carstone appear?

Bleak House

2. In which country was Jean-Claude Van Damme born?


3. Complete the proverb; “A prophet is not recognised…”

“…in his own land.”

4. The former ‘Republic of Rhodesia’ is now which country?


5. ‘Je t’aime…moi non plus’ reached number one in the UK, but can you name both members of the duo?

Serge Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin

6. The Strait of Gibraltar forms a narrow channel separating Gibraltar from which African country?


7. Marshall Bruce Mathers III found fame under which stage name?


8. In the original UK format of ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire’, how much was the tenth question worth?


9. In which sport is the Stanley Cup contested?

Ice Hockey

10. Which colour moves first in a game of chess?