Quiz 88

Geography Quiz Questions and Answers

Quiz 88 – Round 2 – The World

The following are all airports named after famous people. Which town or city do they serve?

1. W.A. Mozart Airport


2. John Lennon Airport


3. George Best Airport


4. Rajiv Gandhi Airport


5. John F. Kennedy International Airport

New York City

6. John Wayne Airport

Santa Ana (California)

7. John Paul II International Airport


8. Franz Joseph Strauss International Airport


9. Marco Polo Airport


10. Roland Garros Airport

Saint-Denis (Reunion)


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Quiz 88 – Round 3 – Food and Drink

1. What is Paddington Bear’s favourite food?


2. Torrontés is a white grape originating from which country?


3. Tepache is a Mexican drink made of the fermented rinds of which fruit?


4. ‘Tom Yum’ is what type of Thai food?


5. What dessert is also sometimes called ‘Tuscan Trifle’?


6. In which country is Warsteiner beer produced?


7. Pavlova is a famous dessert named after a Russian ballerina – what was her first name?


8. What is a ‘Bath Oliver’?

A cracker/biscuit

9. ‘Baba ghanoush’ is a dish made primarily from which vegetable, mixed with onion, tomatoes, oil and seasoning?

Aubergine (eggplant)

10. Which nuts are used in the production of marzipan?



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TV Themes

Quiz 88 – Round 4 – TV Themes

The following pieces of music have been used as instrumental-only TV themes. Can you identify the programme?

1. Montagues and Capulets – Prokoviev

The Apprentice

2. The Liberty Bell March – John Philip Sousa

Monty Python’s  Flying Circus

3. Jessica – The Allman Brothers Band

Top Gear

4. Danse Macabre – Saint Saens

Jonathan Creek

5. Pop Looks Bach – Sam Fonteyn

Ski Sunday

6. William Tell Overture – Rossini

The Lone Ranger

7. Soul Limbo – Booker T and the MGs

BBC Test Match Cricket

8. Piano Quintet in A Major/ Trout Quintet – Franz Schubert

Waiting for God

9. Spartacus – Aram Khachaturian

The Onedin Line

10. The Chain – Fleetwood Mac

BBC Formula One


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history quiz questions

Quiz 88 – Round 5 – History

1. The Battle of Naseby was a decisive battle in which war?

English Civil War

2. Which English king was nicknamed the ‘Merry Monarch’?

Charles II

3. Which U.S. political party did President Richard Nixon represent?


4. The Treaty of Nanking was signed on 29th August 1842 and marked the end of which war?

The (First) Opium War/ Anglo-Chinese War

5. By what name was the American William Frederick Cody better known?

Buffalo Bill

6. Which term was commonly used for the series of disagreements from the 50s onwards between the UK and Iceland over fishing rights in the North Atlantic?

Cod Wars

7. Of which British tribe was Boudicca queen?


8. King Hussein bin Talal was king of which country between 1952 and 1999?


9. What relation is Queen Elizabeth II to Queen Victoria?


10. Who was the first British Prime Minister to be born in the 20th Century?

Sir Alec Douglas-Home


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Quiz 88 – Round 6 – Sport

In which European cities would you find the following stadiums?

1. Croke Park


2. Ernst Happel Stadion


3. Santiago Bernabeu


4. Stade de France


5. Murrayfield Stadium


6. Imtech Arena


7. Luzhniki Stadium


8. Old Trafford


9. Esprit Arena


10. Celtic Park



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Quiz 88 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. What is a ‘Howdah’?

A carriage positioned on the back of an elephant,or sometimes a camel

2. How is sodium hydroxide more commonly known?

Caustic soda

3. Which metal is the traditional gift for a 10th wedding anniversary?


4. What were the first names of the crime writer P.D. James?

Phyllis Dorothy

5. What is the French term for Shrove Tuesday?

Mardi Gras

6. Who played Lance Corporal Jack Jones in the original TV version of Dad’s Army?

Clive Dunn

7. And who plays the same part in the 2016 film?

Tom Courtenay

8. Who was the Roman Goddess of the moon, hunting and childbirth?


9. What is 2015 in Roman Numerals?


10. Fiji has three official languages – can you name two?

Two of; English, Fijian and Hindi


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