Quiz 57

Art and Literature Quiz Questions

Quiz 57 – Round 2 – Art and Literature

Which writers created these fictional towns and villages?

1. Kingsmarkham

Ruth Rendell (Inspector Wexford)

2. Ankh-Morpork

Sir Terry Pratchett (Discworld)

3. Hogsmeade

J.K. Rowling (Harry Potter)

4. Castle Rock, Maine, USA

Stephen King (Various Stories)

5. St. Mary Mead

Agatha Christie (Miss Marple)

6. West Egg

F. Scott Fitzgerald (The Great Gatsby)

7. Barchester

Anthony Trollope (The Chronicles of Barsetshire)

8. Esgaroth

J.R.R. Tolkien (The Hobbit)

9. Emerald City

L. Frank Baum (‘Oz’ books)

10. Puddleby-On-The-Marsh

Hugh Lofting (Doctor Dolittle books)





Food and Drink Quiz

Quiz 57 – Round 3 – Food and Drink

1. From which country does Manchego cheese originate?


2. Which Chinese delicacy involves preserving eggs for up to several months, turning the yolk grey/green and the white a brown colour?

Century eggs (can also sometimes be known as pidan, preserved egg, hundred-year egg, thousand-year egg or even millennium egg!)

3. ‘Death in the Afternoon’ is a cocktail of absinthe and champagne which was invented by which famous author and journalist?

Ernest Hemingway

4. What are ‘chitterlings’?

Intestines (usually the small intestines of a pig)

5. In cookery terms, what is a ‘liaison’?

A sauce thickening agent

6. How many gallons are there in a firkin of ale?


7. What is contained in a dish described as ‘à la dubarry’?


8. ‘Amontillado’ is a type of what?


9. Which fruit is indigenous to Africa but was also imported to Jamaica and is now its national fruit?


10. From which plant is saffron obtained?






Sport quiz questions

Quiz 57 – Round 4 – Sport

Football Stadiums Quiz – In which country are the following stadiums?

1. Allianz Arena

Germany (Munich)

2. Camp Nou

Spain (Barcelona)

3. Friends Arena

Sweden (Solna, Stockholm)

4. Toyota Park

U.S.A. (Illinois)

5. Maracanã Stadium

Brazil (Rio De Janeiro)

6. Estadio Azul

Mexico (Mexico City)

7. Millennium Stadium

Wales (Cardiff)

8. Nissan Stadium

Japan (Yokohama)

9. Eden Arena

Czech Republic (Prague)

10. San Siro

Italy (Milan)






Quiz 57 – Round 5 – The World

1. In which modern-day country would you find the ruins of the ancient city of Babylon?


2. Which famous ‘coast’ was partly incorporated into Nicaragua in 1894 with the remaining part being given to Honduras is 1960?

The Mosquito Coast

3. The Space Needle is an observation tower in which city in the U.S.A.?


4. Which is the most northerly city in England?


5. Similarly, which is the most southern city in England?


6. What is the capital city of Chad?


7. In which Scottish county would you find Musselburgh racecourse?

East Lothian

8. The Tiber runs through which European capital city?


9. What was the official currency of the Netherlands before the Euro?

Dutch Guilder

10. Which of Shakespeare’s plays was set in Vienna?

Measure for Measure





Music quiz

Quiz 57 – Round 6 – Music

In this round you will be given three famous tracks by one artist. All of these tracks appear on the same album. We need you to name the album.

1. ‘Livin’ On A Prayer’, ‘You Give Love a Bad Name’ and ‘Wanted Dead or Alive’.

Slippery When Wet (Bon Jovi)

2. ‘With A Little Help from My Friends’, ‘When I’m Sixty-Four’ and ‘Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds’.

Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (Beatles)

3. ‘Go Your Own Way’, ‘Dreams’ and ‘Don’t Stop’.

Rumours (Fleetwood Mac)

4. ‘Bille Jean’, ‘Beat It’ and ‘Gotta Be Startin’ Somethin”

Thriller (Michael Jackson)

5. ‘Losing My Religion’, ‘Radio Song’ and ‘Shiny Happy People’.

Out of Time (R.E.M.)

6. ‘Dancing in the Dark’, ‘Glory Days’ and ‘My Hometown’.

Born in the U.S.A. (Bruce Springsteen)

7. ‘Rolling in the Deep’, ‘Someone Like You’ and ‘Turning Tables’.

21 (Adele)

8. ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’, ‘In Bloom’ and ‘Come as You Are’.

Nevermind (Nirvana)

9. ‘Don’t Look Back in Anger’, ‘Wonderwall’ and ‘Roll with It’.

(What’s the Story) Morning Glory? (Oasis)

10. ‘Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go’, ‘Careless Whisper’ and ‘Freedom’.

Make It Big (Wham!)





Pub Quiz

Quiz 57 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. The band Duran Duran are named after a character in which 1968 science-fiction film?


2. Which character in ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ famously asks for clarification with the words “a handbag?”?

Lady Bracknell

3. What does the J stand for in Homer J. Simpson?


4. Which of the four gospels omits the birth of Jesus?


5. ‘S’ is the international vehicle registration code for which country?


6. In which year did Pat Cash win the men’s Wimbledon singles title?


7. On a standard Monopoly board, which station will you find directly opposite King’s Cross?

Fenchurch Street Station

8.  What type of animal is a chamois?

Antelope (sometimes also described as a goat or goat-antelope)

9. Where is geothermal energy created and stored?

In the Earth

10. Jackson is the capital of which U.S. state?