Quiz 68

Geography Quiz Questions and Answers

Quiz 68 – Round 2 – The World

Quite simply, what are the capital cities of these countries?

1. Norway


2. Lithuania


3. Uganda


4. Malta


5. Papua New Guinea

Port Moresby

6. Namibia


7. Netherlands


8. Uruguay


9. Bangladesh


10. Qatar



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Quiz 68 – Round 3 – Entertainment

1. On which David Bowie album was the track ‘Life on Mars?’ originally found?

Hunky Dory

2. Which actress played Mrs Featherstone in ‘Open All Hours’?

Stephanie Cole

3. In the film version of ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’, due to be released in 2015, which actor plays the role of Christian Grey?

Jamie Dornan

4. In which US TV series did Kiefer Sutherland play the character of Jack Bauer?


5. How many seasons of the hit US comedy ‘Friends’ were made?


6. What is the surname of Katrina, of Katrina and the Waves?


7. Which nationality was the composer Frederick Chopin?


8. Who released the 2015 album ‘Uptown Special’?

Mark Ronson

9. Which band consists of three brothers and a cousin, all with the surname Followill?

Kings of Leon

10. Which two actors played ‘Alfie’ in the 1966 and 2004 films of the same name?

Michael Caine and Jude Law





Catchphrase Quiz

Quiz 68 – Round 4 – Catchphrases

Catchphrase quiz – To whom do/did the following catchphrases belong?

1. “A real bobby-dazzler.”

David Dickinson

2. “I mean that most sincerely, folks.”

Hughie Green

3. “Shut that door!”

Larry Grayson

4. “Just like that.”

Tommy Cooper

5. “I’ve started so I’ll finish.”

Magnus Magnusson

6. “What’s your name and where do you come from?”

Cilla Black

7. “…and on that bombshell…”

Jeremy Clarkson

8. “Let’s hear your buzzers.”

Stephen Fry (QI)

9. “Which is better…  There’s only one way to find out… fight!”

Harry Hill

10. “Bear with, bear with…”

Miranda Hart


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Music quiz

Quiz 68 – Round 5 – Music

1. Name all four members of Led Zeppelin.

Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Bonham and John Paul Jones

2. If a musical piece is noted with the term ‘diminuendo’, how should it be played?

With gradually decreasing volume

3. Who composed the 1936 musical work ‘Peter and the Wolf’?

Sergei Prokofiev

4. Whose debut 2014 album is entitled ‘In the Lonely Hour’?

Sam Smith

5. What was the name of Acker Bilk’s backing band?

The (Bristol) Paramount Jazz Band (Originally also the Chew Valley Jazzmen)

6. Which band had a number 2 hit in 1988 with ‘The Harder I Try’?

Brother Beyond

7. What was the name of the first commercial single released by Elvis Presley?

That’s All Right 

8. Who had the original 1961 hit with ‘Runaround Sue’?


9. Which band’s albums include ‘Employment’ and ‘Yours Truly, Angry Mob’?

Kaiser Chiefs

10. Who developed the musical production formula known as the ‘Wall of Sound’?

Phil Spector






TV and Film quiz questions

Quiz 68 – Round 6 – TV and Film

Film quotes this week. Can you name the film?

1. “I’m going to make him an offer he can’t refuse.”

The Godfather (1972)

2. “Fasten your seatbelts. It’s going to be a bumpy night.”

All About Eve (1950)

3. “Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.”

Forrest Gump (1994)

4. “Open the pod bay doors please, HAL.”

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

5. “Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.”

Dead Poets Society (1989)

6. “I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me?”

Meet the Parents (2000)

7. “I fart in your general direction. Your mother was a hamster and your father smelt of elderberries.”

Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

8. “I love the smell of napalm in the morning.”

Apocalypse Now (1979)

9. “Mrs Robinson, you’re trying to seduce me. Aren’t you?”

The Graduate (1967)

10. “They may take our lives but they’ll never take our freedom.”

Braveheart (1995)








Pub Quiz

Quiz 68 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. Which gemstone is the traditional birthstone of someone born in the month of September?


2. In which street are the headquarters of the Bank of England?

Threadneedle Street

3. Whose real name was Phyllis Nan Sortain Pechey?

Fanny Cradock

4. In the hit TV sitcom ‘The Royle Family’, what was the name of the character played by Ralf Little?

Antony Royle

5. How many squares are there on a chess board?


6. Alan B. Shepard, Jr. became the second man to do what, in 1961?

Travel into space

7. In UK measurement, how many teaspoons are equivalent to one tablespoon?

3 (teaspoon is 5ml, tablespoon 15ml)

8. Which Greek God is the equivalent of the Roman God Neptune?


9. What did Barnes Wallace invent in 1942?

Bouncing bomb

10. Who was the first Queen Regnant of England?

Mary I (Regnant = reigning in own right)