Quiz 5

Art and Literature Questions

Quiz 5 – Round 2 – Art and Literature

Art and Literature Questions

1. Who was Pinocchio’s father?


2. What does the J.R.R. stand for, in the name of J.R.R. Tolkien? (At least 2 out of the 3 names for the point)

John Ronald Reuel

3. Whose novels include ‘My Sister’s Keeper’, ‘Handle With Care’ and ‘Picture Perfect’?

Jodi Picoult

4. What is the literal English translation of the title of Adolf Hitler’s book ‘Mein Kampf’?

My Struggle

5. Which writer’s real name was Mary Ann Evans?

George Eliot

6. Which ‘Pop Artist’ painted the portrait ‘Marilyn’?

Andy Warhol

7. In which book would you find the character ‘Slartibartfast’?

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

8. Which writer’s works include ‘Salem’s Lot’, ‘Firestarter’ and ‘Needful Things’?

Stephen King

9. Salvador Dali made a surrealist sofa, inspired by whose lips?

Mae West

10. Who has an autobiography entitled ‘Ooh! What A Lovely Pair’?

Ant and Dec


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Famous Catchphrases

Quiz 5 – Round 3 – Entertainment

This week’s entertainment round is all about famous catchphrases. In each case we want the real name of the person who said it – so in the case of a TV show catchphrase, we want the name of the actor and not the character.

1. ‘You stupid boy!’

Arthur Lowe (Captain Mainwaring in ‘Dad’s Army’)

2. ‘How tickled I am.’

Ken Dodd

3. ‘Ying tong iddle i po.’

Harry Secombe (As Neddie Seagoon in ‘The Goons’)

4. ‘And now for something completely different.’

John Cleese (Monty Python)

5. ‘During the war…’

Buster Merryfield (As Uncle Albert in ‘Only Fools and Horses’)

6. ‘No…no…no…yes!’

Trevor Peacock (As Jim Trott in ‘The Vicar of Dibley’)

7. ‘Go on, go on, go on, go on, go on.’

Pauline McLynn (As Mrs Doyle in ‘Father Ted’)

8. ‘Say what you see.’

Roy Walker (Catchphrase)

9. ‘Start the fans please.’

Richard O’Brien (The Crystal Maze)

10. ‘If the answer’s there, I’ll give you the money myself.’

Les Dennis (Family Fortunes)


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Food and Drink Quiz

Quiz 5 – Round 4 – Food and Drink

1. What is the name of the fruit produced by the blackthorn?


 2. What is the traditional casing for a haggis?

A sheep’s stomach

3. Which spice is made from crocus flowers?


 4. How many standard 75cl bottles is a Methuselah of Champagne equal to?


 5. What is the main ingredient of ‘Borscht’?


6. Complete the hummus recipe; Chickpeas, garlic, lemon juice, salt, olive oil and…

Tahini (sesame seed paste)

7.If you were eating ‘Saag’ in an Indian restaurant, what would you have?

Spinach (although can refer to other greens)

8. Which country is Brahma beer from?


9. What is a baby oyster called?

A spat

10. What type of pastry is used to make ‘Baklava’, a sweet dessert produced in Greece and Turkey?






Football Stadiums

Quiz 5 – Round 5 – Sport

This week’s sports round is all about English football stadiums. We give you the name of the stadium, you give us the football team.

1. Stadium of Light


2. Pride Park Stadium

Derby County

3. Riverside Stadium


4. Ricoh Arena

Coventry City

5. Ashton Gate

Bristol City

6. Vicarage Road


7. Don Valley Stadium

Rotherham United

8. Goodison Park


9. The Shay

Halifax Town

10. The Valley

Charlton Athletic


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Backing Bands

Quiz 5 – Round 6 – Music

This week’s music round is all about backing bands. We give you the name of the artist, you give us the name of the backing band.

1. Bill Haley and…

The Comets

2. Buddy Holly and…

The Crickets

3. Curtis Mayfield and…

The Impressions

4. Yazz and…

The Plastic Population

5. Tommy Steele and…

The Steelmen

6. Smokey Robinson and…

The Miracles

7. Ian Dury and…

The Blockheads

8. Heavy D and…

The Boyz

9. Frank Zappa and…

The Mothers of Invention

10. Brian Poole and…

The Tremeloes


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Pub Quiz Questions

Quiz 5 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. What can be both a type of monkey and a type of blood?


2. Homerton is a College of which university?


3. How many legs do butterflies have?


4. Which country was originally scheduled to host the 1940 summer Olympics, before its cancellation due to the outbreak of the Second World War?

Japan (The games were originally scheduled to be held in Tokyo, they were then changed to Helsinki, and then cancelled due to the war)

5. What is the capital city of Croatia?


6. What is stored in a Bodega?


7. The lotus is the national flower of which country?


8. Who released the single ‘Stars over 45’ in 1981?

Chas n’ Dave

9. How many sides are there on a dodecahedron?


10. What is the correct collective noun for a group of gorillas?

A band