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Celebrity Birthdays Quiz

Quiz 156 – Round 2 – Celebrities

In which decade were the following celebrities born? There will be one celebrity for each decade of the 2oth century.

1. Robert De Niro

1940s (1943)

2. Emma Watson

1990s (1990)

3. John Wayne

1900s (1907)

4. Ryan Reynolds

1970s (1976)

5. Marilyn Monroe

1920s (1926)

6. Cristiano Ronaldo

1980s (1985)

7. Jack Nicholson

1930s (1937)

8. Brad Pitt

1960s (1963)

9. Rita Hayworth

1910s (1918)

10. Tom Hanks

1950s (1956)


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Talent Show Quiz

Quiz 154 – Round 6 – Celebrities

Talent Show Quiz – The following people all competed on talent shows before becoming famous. Can you name the show they were on? I have included the year they appeared to help.

1. Victoria Wood (1974)

 New Faces

2. Cheryl Cole (2002)

 Popstars: The Rivals

3. Paul Daniels (1970)

 Opportunity Knocks

 4. Ashley Banjo (2009)

 Britain’s Got Talent (As part of dance group ‘Diversity’)

5. Jennifer Hudson (2004)

American Idol

6. Lee Mead (2007)

Any Dream Will Do

7. Sam and Mark (Children’s T.V presenters Sam Nixon and Mark Rhodes) (2003)

Pop Idol

8. Shayne Ward (2005)

 X Factor

9. Charlotte Church (1997)

The Big, Big Talent Show

10. Stephanie Davis (2010)

Over the Rainbow


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Celebrity Birthdays Quiz

Quiz 149 – Round 6 – Celebrities

Celebrity Birthdays Quiz. The idea of this quiz is quite simple – in which decade were the following celebrities born?

1. Simon Cowell

1950s (1959)

2. Victoria Beckham

1970s (1974)

3. Adele

1980s (1988)

4. Stephen Fry

1950s (1957)

5. Anthony Hopkins

1930s (1937)

6. Gordon Ramsay

1060s (1966)

7. Daniel Radcliffe

1980s (1989)

8. Elton John

1940s (1947)

9. Naomi Campbell

1970s (1970)

10. Harry Styles

1990s (1994)

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Famous Spouses Quiz

Quiz 144 – Round 4 – Famous Spouses

Famous spouses quiz. Can you name the spouse of these Prime Ministers of the UK? First names will suffice. In the case of wives we have added the maiden name in brackets for information only, although you could award bonus points if you wish.

1. David Cameron

Samantha (Sheffield)

2. Harold Wilson

Mary (Baldwin)

3. Margaret Thatcher


4. James Callaghan

Audrey (Moulton)

5. Winston Churchill

Clementine (Hozier)

6. Theresa May


7. Anthony Eden

Clarissa (Spencer-Churchill)

8. John Major

Norma (Johnson)

9. Harold Macmillan

Dorothy (Lady Dorothy Cavendish)

10. Gordon Brown

Sarah (Macauley)


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Celebrity Pub Quiz Questions

Quiz 135 – Round 2 – Celebrities

Celebrity Pub Quiz Questions

In which country were these celebrities born? Some may not be as obvious as you would think…

1. Emma Watson

France (Paris)

2. Russell Crowe

New Zealand (Wellington)

3. Bruce Willis

Germany (Idar-Oberstein, West Germany)

4. Arnold Schwarzenegger

Austria (Thal)

5. Freddie Mercury

Zanzibar (now Tanzania)

6. Audrey Hepburn

Belgium (Ixelles, Brussels)

7. Celine Dion

Canada (Charlemagne, Quebec)

8. Eddie Izzard

Colony of Aden (now Yemen)

9. Gillian Anderson

USA (Chicago)

10. Rihanna

Barbados (Saint Michael)


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Celebrity Ages Quiz

Quiz 132 – Round 2 – Celebrities

Celebrity ages quiz – In which decade were these celebrities born?

1. Tom Jones

1940s (1940)

2. Annie Lennox

1950s (1954)

3. Andy Murray

1980s (1987)

4. Bruce Forsyth

1920s (1928)

5. Declan Donnelly

1970s (1975)

6. Davina McCall

1960s (1967)

7. Barack Obama

1960s (1961)

8. Dame Judi Dench

1930s (1934)

9. Rod Stewart

1940s (1945)

10. Justin Bieber

1990s (1994)



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Celebrity Weddings Quiz

Quiz 130 – Round 4 – Celebrities

Celebrity Weddings quiz questions and answers. Who married all of the following people? In the case of wives known under their married name we have given their maiden name, regardless of whether they had been married previously.

1. Peter Allen, Jack Haley Jr., Mark Gero and David Gest

Liza Minelli

2. Nancy Barbato, Ava Gardner, Mia Farrow and Barbara Blakely

Frank Sinatra

3. Freddie Moore, Bruce Willis and Ashton Kutcher

Demi Moore

4. Janet Leigh, Christine Kaufmann, Leslie Allen, Andrea Savio, Lisa Deutsch and Jill Vandenberg

Tony Curtis

5. Jim Threapleton, Sam Mendes and Ned Rocknroll

Kate Winslet

6. Ivana Zelníčková, Marla Maples and Melania Knauss

Donald Trump

7. Brian McFadden, Mark Croft and George Kay

Kerry Katona

8. Gloria Rand, Marcy Lafferty, Nerine Kidd and Elizabeth Martin

William Shatner

9. David Justice, Eric Benét and Olivier Martinez

Halle Berry

10. Conrad Hilton Jr., Michael Wilding, Mike Todd, Eddie Fisher, Richard Burton, John Warner and Larry Fortensky

Elizabeth Taylor


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Soap Quiz Questions

Quiz 129 – Round 4 – Soaps

Soap Quiz – Which long-standing soap/series character is/was played by the following actors? Character and soap name required.

1. Barbara Knox

Rita Fairclough – Coronation Street

2. Richard Thorp

Alan Turner – Emmerdale

3. June Brown

Dot Branning/Cotton – EastEnders

4. Derek Thompson

Charlie Fairhead – Casualty

5. Jane Rossington

Jill Richardson – Crossroads

6. Eileen McCallum

Isabel Blair – Take the High Road

7. Jimmy McKenna

Jack Osborne – Hollyoaks

8. Paul Usher

Barry Grant – Brookside

9. Adrian Lewis Morgan

Jimmi Clay – Doctors

10. Paul Bradley (2 answers possible)

Elliot Hope – Holby City or Nigel Bates – EastEnders


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Real Names Quiz

Quiz 129 – Round 6 – Real Names

Real names quiz – The following are ten people and characters (real or fictional) who are not known by their real (or full) first name. Do you know what it is?

1. Inspector Morse


2. Bono (U2)

Paul (Hewson)

3. ‘Daddy’ Warbucks (Annie/Little Orphan Annie)


4. Barbie (Doll)

Barbara (Millicent Roberts)

5. Woody Allen

Allan (Stewart Konigsberg)

6. Curly Watts (Coronation Street character)


7. Eminem

Marshall (Bruce Mathers III)

8. Freddie Mercury

Farrokh (Bulsara)

9. Mr. Burns (Simpsons)

Charles (Montgomery Burns)

10. Elton John

Reginald (Kenneth Dwight)


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Double Acts

Quiz 123 – Round 2 – Double Acts

Double Acts Quiz – In the following questions we will give you the two birth names of people who later got together to form a famous double act. Can you give us the stage name of that double act?

1. Richard McCourt and Dominic Wood

Dick and Dom

2. Charles Hodges and David Peacock

Chas & Dave

3. Barry and Paul Elliott

The Chuckle Brothers

4. Cyril Mead and Edward McGinnis

Little and Large

5. Mark Radcliffe and Mark Riley

Mark and Lard

6. Anthony McPartlin and Declan Donnelly

Ant & Dec

7. Demetrios Demetriou and Michalakis ‘Lagi’ Demetriou

Stavros Flatley

8. Melanie Giedroyc and Susan Perkins

Mel & Sue

9. George Logan and Patrick Fyffe

Hinge and Bracket

10. Trevor Neal and Simon Hickson

Trevor and Simon


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Famous Irish People Quiz

St. Patrick’s Day Quiz – Round 2 – Famous Irish People

Can you identify the following famous Irish people from the descriptions given?

1. Born in Foxrock, Dublin in 1906, this novelist, playwright, theatre director and poet lived in Paris for most of his adult life and wrote in both English and French.

Samuel Beckett

2. Born in Limerick in 1930, this man was an actor, singer, songwriter, producer, director and writer. One of his starring roles was as King Arthur in the 1967 film ‘Camelot’.

Richard Harris

3. Born in County Mayo in 1944, this lady was the first female president of Ireland.

Mary Robinson

4. Born in Waterford in 1946, this singer-songwriter had hits with ‘Alone Again (Naturally)’ and ‘Clair’.

Gilbert O’Sullivan

5. Born in Holywood, near Belfast, in 1989, this professional golfer won three majors before the age of 25.

Rory McIlroy

6. Born in Ballymena, County Antrim, in 1952, this hugely successful film actor’s roles include Oskar Schindler in ‘Schindler’s List’.

Liam Neeson

7. Born in Dublin in 1667, this satirist is mostly remembered for his 1726 work ‘Gulliver’s Travels’.

Jonathan Swift

8. Born in Holywood in 1982, this actor’s roles have included Paul Spector in ‘The Fall’ and Christian Grey in the ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’.

Jamie Dornan

9. Born in Dublin in 1854, this once hugely successful novelist and playwright died destitute in Paris at the age of 46 after being sentenced to two years of hard labour.

Oscar Wilde

10. Born in Dublin in 1919, this writer and philosopher’s first novel was entitled ‘Under the Net’. She was awarded a DBE in 1987.

Iris Murdoch


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Musician Nicknames

Quiz 119 – Round 2 – Musician Nicknames

Musician nicknames quiz – Of which musicians are the following well-known nicknames?

1. Slowhand

Eric Clapton

2. The Modfather

Paul Weller

3. The Prince of Darkness

Ozzy Osbourne

4. The King of Swing

Benny Goodman

5. The Boss

Bruce Springsteen

6. The First Lady of Song

Ella Fitzgerald

7. Satchmo

Louis Armstrong

8. The Hardest Working Man in Show Business

James Brown

9. The King of Pop

Michael Jackson

10. The Queen of Soul

Aretha Franklin


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Celebrity Chefs

Quiz 119 – Round 4 – Celebrity Chefs

Which celebrity chefs own or run the following restaurants?

1. The Hand & Flowers, Marlow

Tom Kerridge

2. Barbecoa, London

Jamie Oliver

3. Murano, Mayfair

Angela Hartnett

4. Plane Food, Heathrow Terminal 5

Gordon Ramsay

5. The Greyhound, Rotherfield Peppard, Henley-on-Thames

Antony Worrall Thompson

6. Tom’s Kitchen, South Kensington

Tom Aikens

7. Benares, Berkeley Square, London

Atul Kochhar

8. The Coach House, Kentisbury Grange Hotel, North Devon

Michael Caines

9. The Walnut Tree, near Abergavenny

Shaun Hill

10. The Waterside Inn, Bray

Michel and Albert Roux founded the restaurant, it is now owned by Alain Roux


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TV Character Quiz

Quiz 116 – Round 6 – TV and Film

TV Character Quiz – How well do you know your British TV shows and characters? We will give you the name of an actor and a UK TV show they star/starred in. You need to give us the name of the character they play/played in the show.

1. David Tennant in ‘Broadchurch’

Alec Hardy

2. Philip Glenister in ‘Life on Mars’

Gene Hunt

3. Jenny Agutter in ‘Call the Midwife’

Sister Julienne

4. Sarah Lancashire in ‘Happy Valley’

Catherine Cawood

5. Bill Pertwee in ‘Dad’s Army’

Chief Warden Hodges

6. Jane Horrocks in ‘Absolutely Fabulous’


7. Ardal O’Hanlon in ‘Father Ted’

Father Dougal McGuire

8. Helen Mirren in ‘Prime Suspect’

DCI Jane Tennison

9. Danny O’Carroll in ‘Mrs Brown’s Boys’

Buster Brady

10. Wendy Richard in ‘Are You Being Served?’

Miss Shirley Brahms


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2016 Celebrity Quiz

2016 Quiz – Round 5 – Celebrities

2016 Celebrity Quiz – How well can you remember the big celebrity stories of 2016?

1. What is the name of the American actress who started dating Prince Harry this year?

Meghan Markle

2. Which of David and Victoria Beckham’s children has released a 2016 Christmas single?

Cruz Beckham

3. In which city was Kim Kardashian when she was robbed at gunpoint in October this year?


4. Who is the only one of the four ‘British Bake Off’ presenters who has signed a contract to continue when the show moves over to Channel 4?

Paul Hollywood

5. What is the name of the musical which has been written by Gary Barlow and Tim Firth and is based on the hugely successful true story of the Yorkshire ‘Calendar Girls’?

The Girls

6. In which supermarket was the Queen photographed when she visited the Dorset village of Poundbury this October?


7. James Corden’s ‘Carpool Karaoke’ has been hugely successful but which guest’s appearance has ended up being the most-viewed viral YouTube video of the year?


8. Which two Olympic gold medal-winning Team GB cyclists were married on 24th September?

Jason Kenny and Laura Trott

9. Which supermodel did Edina and Patsy accidentally knock into the Thames in Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie?

Kate Moss

10. Which former member of One Direction is rumoured to be expecting a baby with Cheryl Cole?

Liam Payne


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famous duos

Quiz 111 – Round 6 – Famous Duos

The following are all famous duos, either real or fictional. They could be comedy partners, crime partners or singing partners. They are well-known by their surnames, but do you know their first names?

1. Cannon and Ball

Tommy Cannon and Bobby Ball

2. Starsky and Hutch

David Starsky and Kenneth Hutchinson

3. Cagney and Lacey

Christine (Chris) Cagney and Mary Beth Lacey

4. Laurel and Hardy

Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy

5. Hall & Oates

Daryl Hall and John Oates

6. Randall and Hopkirk

Jeffrey (Jeff) Randall and Martin (Marty) Hopkirk

7. French and Saunders

Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders

8. Mulder and Scully

Fox Mulder and Dana Scully

9. Dalziel and Pascoe

Andrew (Andy) Dalziel and Peter Pascoe

10. Doctor Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Henry Jekyll and Edward Hyde







Quiz 105 – Round 4 – Celebrities

1. X Factor success story Rylan Clark married which former Big Brother contestant in 2015?

Dan Neal

2. Which ex Beverly Hills 90210 star revealed that she has been battling breast cancer since February 2015?

Shannen Doherty

3. Which American actor received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in July 2016?

Michael Keaton

4. According to the Official Chart Show, Drake spent 15 weeks at number 1 in the Summer of 2016 with which song?

One Dance

5. What was the name of Caroline Aherne’s character in “The Royle Family”?

Denise Royle

6. Name the 3 remaining members of Take That.

Mark Owen, Gary Barlow and Howard Donald

7. Who was the first presenter of the X Factor in the UK?

Kate Thornton

8. Hollywood actress Margot Robbie played Donna Freedman in which soap opera?


9. Name either of George Clooney’s wives.

Talia (Balsam) or Amal (Clooney, née Alamuddin)

10. Who was the first contestant to be evicted by public vote from Celebrity Big Brother UK 2016?

Grant Bovey






Quiz 102 – Round 3 – Celebrities

Which part of their bodies did these famous celebrities (allegedly!) get insured? I have quoted figures in brackets for general interest purposes only – these quoted figures vary quite wildly according to different reports and none can be verified.

1. Taylor Swift

Legs ($40 million)

2. Kim Kardashian

Bottom ($21 million)

3. Bette Davis

Waist ($28,000)

4. Dolly Parton

Breasts ($3.8 million)

5. Keith Richards

Hands ($1.6 million)

6. Julia Roberts

Teeth ($30 million)

7. Bruce Springsteen

Vocal chords ($6 million)

8. Charlie Chaplin

Feet ($100,000)

9. Gene Simmons (Kiss)

Tongue ($1 million)

10. Joey Essex

Hair ($1 million)






Quiz 101 – Round 4 – Celebrities

1. What is the name of Marco Pierre White’s youngest son, who entered the Big Brother house in June 2016?

Marco Pierre White Jr.

2. Which former member of One Direction released his debut solo album, ‘Mind of Mine’, in March 2016?

Zayn Malik (Solo recordings released under his first name only)

3. Who did Andy Murray marry in November 2015?

Kim Sears

4. What was the surname of TOWIE’s Nanny Pat, who sadly passed away in December 2015 at the age of 80?


5. Wayne and Coleen Rooney welcomed their third son into the world in January 2016 but what did they name him?


6. When Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow announced their separation in 2014, they used a two-word euphemism for their split which attracted much media ridicule – what was it?

Conscious uncoupling

7. Which Australian actor played Thor in the 2011 film of the same name and two Avengers films to date?

Chris Hemsworth

8. ‘Are You Being Served’ will reappear on our screens in for a TV movie 2016, but who will play Mrs Slocombe?

Sherrie Hewson

9. What do Sissy Spacek, Quentin Crisp and Annie Lennox all have in common?

They were all born on Christmas Day

10. What was the name of the Cincinnati Zoo gorilla who reached celebrity status this year after it was shot and killed in order to protect a young boy who had fallen into its enclosure?







Quiz 95 – Round 6 – Celebrities

This round is all about famous fathers and daughters. We will give you the name of ten female celebrities and you need to tell us who their fathers are/were.

1. Miley Cyrus

Billy Ray Cyrus

2. Angelina Jolie

Jon Voight

3. Nicole Richie

Lionel Richie

4. Lily Allen

Keith Allen

5. Gabby Logan

Terry Yorath

6. Zoe Ball

Johnny Ball

7. Bridget Fonda

Peter Fonda

8. Norah Jones

Ravi Shankar

9. Eve Hewson


10. Nadia Sawalha

Nadim Sawalha


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