Quiz 52

TV and Film quiz questions

Quiz 52 – Round 2 – TV and Film

This round is all about famous television and film characters. We will give you the name of an actor and a television show or film that they appeared in. You need to give us the name of the character the actor played (First name only).

1. Hugh Grant in ‘Four Weddings and a Funeral’.


2. Dame Judi Dench in ‘As Time Goes By’.

Jean (Hardcastle/Pargetter)

3. Sigourney Weaver in ‘Alien’.


4. Jack Whitehall in ‘Bad Education’.


5. Tim Robbins in ‘The Shawshank Redemption’.

Andy (Dufresne)

6. Alison Stedman in ‘Gavin and Stacey’.

Pam (Shipman)

7. Bruce Willis in ‘Pulp Fiction’.

Butch (Coolidge)

8. Drew Barrymore in ‘E.T.’


9. Penelope Wilton in ‘Downton Abbey’.

Isobel (Crawley)

10. Caroline Quentin in ‘Men Behaving Badly’.







Quiz 52 – Round 3 – The World

1. Which three colours are on the flag of Chile?

Red, white and blue (two horizontal bands- the bottom one red, the top one split between plain white and a blue square (left side) with a white star within)

2. What is the capital city of Greenland?


3. Alaska is the largest state in the U.S.A. by area – which is the second largest?


4. Of which country is Bishkek the capital – and can you spell it correctly?


5. The mountain of K2 lies on the border between China and which other country?


6. Which airport has the international code CPH?


7. What is the currency of India?


8. From which country do vehicles with the international code BG come?


9. ‘In God We Trust’ is the official motto of which country?


10. The Maori people are native to which country?

New Zealand





70s Quiz

Quiz 52 – Round 5 – The 70s

70s Quiz – Ten pub quiz questions all about the 1970s.

1. What did ‘Tiswas’ stand for?

Today is Saturday, watch and smile

2. Who was Prime Minister of the UK for the longest during the 1970s?

Edward Heath

3. What was the name of the jester in ‘Rentaghost’?

Timothy Claypole

4. In which year of the 70s was ‘Jaws’ released?


5. What were the first names of Starsky and Hutch?

David Starsky and Ken(neth) Hutchinson

6. Which ‘Carry On’ actor starred in the 70s sitcom ‘Bless This House’?

Sid James

7. In which year were the Summer Olympic Games in Munich, sadly to be remembered for the terrorist attacks which overshadowed the event?


8. Which U.S. President resigned in 1974?

Richard Nixon

9. In which year was the Sony Walkman first available for purchase?


10. What was the best-selling single of the Seventies in the UK?

Mull of Kintyre/Girls’ School – Wings


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Science and Nature Quiz questions

Quiz 52 – Round 6 – Science and Nature

1. What is the more common name for iron pyrite?

Fool’s Gold

2. Which unit of measurement is approximately equivalent to 3.26 light years?


3. A lactometer measures the density of which substance?


4. In which year was the Apple iPhone first released?


5. To which animal does the adjective ‘ovine’ refer?


6. Which bird lays the largest eggs?


7. Where in the body would you find metacarpal bones?

In the hand

8. What colour is chlorophyll?


9. What is a ‘pangolin’?

A mammal also known as a scaly anteater

10. What does the ‘Mohs Scale’ measure?

Mineral hardness





Free Pub Quizzes

Quiz 52 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. What is the occupation of Jo Brand in the BBC 4 sitcom ‘Getting On’?


2. Which is the county town of East Suffolk?


3. What are the first names of the ‘Hairy Bikers’?

Si (King) and Dave (Myers)

4. Who was the last English Monarch of the house of Hanover?

Queen Victoria

5. Which rock band is led by singer Tom Meighan?


6. In which country would you find Wood Buffalo National Park?


7. Which member of ‘The Monkees’ was also a jockey?

Davy Jones

8. Which London tube line runs from Epping to West Ruislip?


9. Which major hurricane affected 24 of the United States of America, Jamaica, Cuba, the Bahamas, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Cuba and Canada in October 2012?

Hurricane Sandy

10. In which city would you find Waverley Railway station?