Quiz 72

True or False

Quiz 72 – Round 2 – Politics

Politician nicknames quiz – Which UK politicians have been known by the following nicknames?

1. The Prince of Darkness

Peter Mandelson

2. The Welsh Windbag

Neil Kinnock

3. Gorgeous George

George Galloway

4. Tarzan

Michael Heseltine

5. The Duke of Burgundy

Roy Jenkins

6. The Beast of Bolsover

Dennis Skinner

7. Two Jags

John Prescott

8. The Welsh Wizard

David Lloyd George

9. Doris Karloff

Ann Widdecombe

10. Chat Show Charlie

Charles Kennedy


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Geography Quiz Questions and Answers

Quiz 72 – Round 3 – The World

1. Which African country has the highest population?


2. Which city is the capital of Lebanon?


3. In which Indian city is Bollywood based?


4. The ‘Strait of Otranto’ separates which two countries?

Italy and Albania

5. Which is the second-highest waterfall in the world?

Tugela Falls (South Africa)

6. What is the national currency of Algeria?

Algerian Dinar

7. In which Irish county will you find Skellig Michael?


8. Dutch is the official language of which South American country?


9. Which Russian city has formerly been named both Petrograd and Leningrad?

Saint Petersburg

10. In which city will you find the Metropolitan Museum of Art?

New York City






food and drink quiz questions and answers

Quiz 72 – Round 4 – Food and Drink

1. Which fruit gives ‘triple sec’ its flavour?


2. In which county can you find John Smith’s Brewery?

North Yorkshire

3. ‘Bazlama’ is a Turkish type of which food?


4. ‘Lountza’ is a Cypriot dish made from which meat?


5. How many litres of wine are held in a double magnum?

3 litres

6. ‘Gotland Blue’ is a cheese produced in which country?


7. A tayberry is a cross between which other two berries?

A raspberry and a blackberry

8. From which country does Moosehead Beer originate?


9. Which method of cooking is known as ‘broiling’ in the U.S.A?


10. What are ‘umbles’?

Edible entrails, usually of deer





Art and Literature

Quiz 72 – Round 5 – Art and Literature

Who wrote these famous novels?

1. The Pilgrim’s Progress

John Bunyan

2. Tristram Shandy

Laurence Sterne

3. Madame Bovary

Gustave Flaubert

4. The Wind in the Willows

Kenneth Grahame

5. I, Claudius

Robert Graves

6. Midnight’s Children

Salman Rushdie

7. Dr. Zhivago

Boris Pasternak

8. Gulliver’s Travels

Jonathan Swift

9. Wolf Hall

Hilary Mantel

10. Vanity Fair

William Makepeace Thackeray






TV and Film quiz questions

Quiz 72 – Round 6 – TV and Film

This round is all about films from 2014.

1. Which film from the X-Men series hit cinemas in 2014?

X-Men: Days of Future Past

2. Which 2014 film was an adaptation of a novel by John Green?

The Fault in our Stars

3. Which Stephen Sondheim musical was made into a film in this year?

Into the Woods

4. Which famous artist was portrayed in a 2014 film by Timothy Spall?

J.M.W. Turner (Mr Turner)

5. Which 2014 science-fiction film was based on a novel of the same name by Veronica Roth?


6. What was the name of the award-winning film in which Benedict Cumberbatch starred as British cryptanalyst Alan Turing?

The Imitation Game

7. Which 2014 film’s star cast included Ralph Fiennes, Willem Dafoe, Jeff Goldblum, Harvey Keitel, Jude Law, Bill Murray and Edward Norton?

The Grand Budapest Hotel

8. Which historical drama film told the story of the 1965 voting rights marches led by Martin Luther King?


9. Which famous dog got his own film in early 2014?


10. What was the name of the film based on a memoir by Jane Wilde Hawking?

The Theory of Everything






Pub Quiz

Quiz 72 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. What was the name of the spacecraft in which Yuri Gagarin became the first human to journey into outer space?


2. What is the Spanish word for the colour yellow?


3. What is the national animal of the U.S.A?

Bald eagle

4. ‘My Family and Other Animals’ is the 1956 autobiographical tale of whose childhood?

Gerald Durrell

5. ‘Fire and Water’ is a 1970 album by which English rock band?


6. ‘Hansen’s disease’ is another term for which illness?


7. How many vertices does a cube have?

8 (corners)

8. Which Italian writer created Pinocchio?

Carlo Collodi

9. Which British folk band had a 1979 hit with Day Trip to Bangor (Didn’t We Have a Lovely Time)?

Fiddler’s Dram

10. What is the meaning of the word ‘ziganka’?

It is a type of Russian country dance