Quiz 96

TV and Film quiz questions

Quiz 96 – Round 2 – TV and Film

Which famous actors and actresses played the following roles?

1. Richard in ‘The Love Punch’, Sam in ‘Mamma Mia!’ and Harry Dalton in ‘Dante’s Peak.’

Pierce Brosnan

2. Nick Dunne in ‘Gone Girl’, Tony Mendez in ‘Argo’ and Chuckie Sullivan in ‘Good Will Hunting.’

Ben Affleck

3. Letha in ‘Return from Witch Mountain’, Baby Jane Hudson in ‘What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?’ and Margo Channing in ‘All About Eve.’

Bette Davis

4. Margaret Tate in ‘The Proposal’, Ashburn in ‘The Heat’ and Annie in ‘Speed.’

Sandra Bullock

5. John Bennett in ‘Ted’, Micky Ward in ‘The Fighter’ and Mickey in ‘The Basketball Diaries.’

Mark Wahlberg

6. Harry Zimm in ‘Get Shorty, Buck Barrow in ‘Bonnie and Clyde’ and Lex Luthor in ‘Superman.’

Gene Hackman

7. Julie in ‘Tootsie’, Patsy Cline in ‘Sweet Dreams’ and Leigh Bowden in ‘Cape Fear.’

Jessica Lange

8. Kay in ‘Men in Black’, Clay Shaw in ‘JFK’ and Samuel Gerard in ‘The Fugitive.’ 

Tommy Lee Jones

9. Vice President Kathryn Bennett in ‘Air Force One’, Cruella de Vil in ‘101 Dalmatians’ and Nova Prime in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy.’

Glenn Close

10. Cedric Diggory in ‘Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire’, Edward Cullen in ‘Twilight’ and Jacob in ‘Water for Elephants.’

Robert Pattinson





Science and Nature

Quiz 96 – Round 3 – Science and Nature

1. How many wings does a bee have?


2. Caresse Crosby was the first recipient of a patent for what?

The modern bra

3. How many vertebrae does a human usually possess?


4. Who invented the diesel engine?

Rudolph Diesel

5. What is the chemical symbol for silver?


6. Which bird has the longest wing span?


7. What is the collective noun for a group of owls?


8. Which website was founded by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger in 2001?


9. Which part of the body contains the scaphoid bone?


10. Ragdoll, Russian Blue and Devon Rex are all breeds of which animal?






Sport quiz questions

Quiz 96 – Round 4 – Sport

In which country were the following major sporting events held?


1. FIFA World Cup 1998


2. Summer Olympic Games 1936

Germany (Berlin)

3. Winter Olympic Games 2014

Russia (Sochi)

4. FIFA World Cup 1978


5. Summer Olympic Games 1960

Italy (Rome)

6. Cricket World Cup 2007

West Indies

7. Rugby World Cup 2015


8. Winter Olympic Games 1984

Yugoslavia (Sarajevo – now capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina)

9. Ryder Cup 2010


10. Summer Olympic Games 1988

South Korea (Seoul)






Music quiz

Quiz 96 – Round 5 – Music

1. Which English rock band is fronted by Robert Smith?

The Cure

2. Whose first studio album was called ‘Empty Sky’ and was released in June 1969?

Elton John 

3. Which single has been a hit for Betty Everett, Linda Lewis and Cher?

The Shoop Shoop Song (It’s in His Kiss)

4. Which one-hit wonders found fame with ‘The JCB Song’ in 2005?


5. In which Verdi opera would you find the characters of Gilda, the Duke of Mantua and the Duke’s jester, who gives the opera its name?


6. Which classical composer was born in Bergen, Norway in 1843?

Edvard Grieg

7. Who had a 1993 hit with ‘Mr Vain’?

Culture Beat

8. Who had a 1971 hit with a cover version of ‘The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down’ by ‘The Band’?

Joan Baez

9. Which musical instrument is the smallest and highest pitched of the flute family?


10. The 1986 fantasy film ‘Highlander’ had its soundtrack provided by which band?






Words quiz

Quiz 96 – Round 6 – Anagrams

The following are all anagrams of the names of former Prime Ministers of the United Kingdom.


1. Churlish Nit Clown

Winston Churchill

2. Brainy Lot

Tony Blair

3. Recharge That Tram

Margaret Thatcher

4. Hollow Drains

Harold Wilson

5. Cattle Element

Clement Attlee

6. Annoyed Then

Anthony Eden

7. Petrol Beer

Robert Peel

8. Hard Hat Weed

Edward Heath

9. Smarmy Old Canada

Ramsay MacDonald

10. Artful Harbour

Arthur Balfour





Pub Quiz Questions

Quiz 96 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. Of which country is Dhaka the capital?


2. What sort of creatures were Roobarb and Custard in the cult 80s animated children’s TV show?

A dog and a cat (Roobarb was a green dog and Custard was a pink cat)

3. In which European city will you find Doge’s Palace and St Mark’s Campanile?


4. Of what is herpetology the study?

Amphibians and reptiles

5. What was the name of the Belgian cartoonist who created Tintin?

Georges Remi who wrote under the pseudonym Hergé

6. In which English county will you find Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park?


7. Which member of the royal family appeared on a live episode of Coronation Street in the year 2000, although his part of the episode was pre-recorded?

Prince Charles

8. In which newspaper would you find Andy Capp?

Daily Mirror/Sunday Mirror

9. What was the name of the character played by Philip Glenister in the TV series ‘Life on Mars’ and its successor ‘Ashes to Ashes’?

Gene Hunt

10. How many letters are there in the Greek alphabet?