Quiz 253


Entertaining Days

1              What was the name of the daughter in the Addams Family?

2              Which TV series, hosted by Chris Evans on Channel 4, gave out the first £1 million-pound prize?

3              What was the name of the religious request programme hosted by Jess Yates sat at his organ?

4              in which 1980 film did Bob Hoskins play gangster Harold Shand?

5              Which songs with days in the title were hits for Boomtown Rats (1979), Rolling Stones (1967), Whigfield (1994)?

Classic Books

6              “It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking 13” is the 1st line of which novel?

7              What was the name of the little girl who lived with her grandfather in the Swiss Alps created by Johanna Spyri?

8              What is the name of the black panther in Jungle Book?

9              Tarzan is the son of a British lord & lady; what is his proper title?

10            A A Milne created 8 friends of Winnie the Pooh, can you name 4?

Toys and Games

11            How many dice are used in a game of Yahtzee?

12            What was the name of the doll created in the 60’s (a rival to Barbie) who had hair that could be adjusted & styled?

13            Which film based action figure was the biggest selling toy in 1995?

14            If you could buy Fortnum & Mason’s main department store, which colour property would it be on in Monopoly?

15            How many coloured circles are there on a Twister mat & what are the 4 colours?

Famous Buildings

16            Traitor’s Gate is an entrance from the Thames to which famous building?

17            Which castle is the home of the Duke of Northumberland?

18            Which London building was the tallest in Britain when it was completed in 1964?

19            Which castle in Cornwall is reputed to be the birthplace of King Arthur?

20            According to the Evening Chronicle, what are the top 3 most visited buildings in the North East which are free to visit?

General Knowledge

21            Which annual race takes place in Albert Park, Melbourne each year?

22            Which 20th century British monarch had an affair with actress Lily Langtree?

23            Peter Mayhew plays which character in the Star Wars films?

24            What would you keep in a locked tantalus?

25            In which country did Brazil win their last football World Cup?

26            Dudley, Sandwell & Walsall, west of Birmingham, are more commonly known as what?

27            Which flower is Dame Edna Everage associated with?

28            How long did Andy Warhol claim we would all be famous for?

29            Which song begins “You fill up my senses like a night in a forest”?

30            The only British cheese available during World War 2 was cheddar – true or false?


1              Wednesday

2              TFI Friday

3              Stars on Sunday

4              The Long Good Friday

5              I Don’t Like Mondays, Ruby Tuesday, Saturday Night

6              1984

7              Heidi

8              Bagheera

9              Earl of Greystoke

10            Any 4 of Christopher Robin, Piglet, Eeyore, Kanga, Roo, Tigger, Rabbit. Owl

11            Five

12            Tressy

13            Buzz Lightyear

14            Yellow –  it’s on Piccadilly

15            24 & red, blue, yellow & green

16            The Tower of London

17            Alnwick Castle

18            Post Office Tower (accept BT Tower, Telecom Tower, GPO Tower)

19            Tintagel Castle

20            Durham Cathedral, Baltic Centre, Hancock (Great North) Museum

21            Australian Grand Prix

22            Edward VII

23            Chewbacca

24            Alcoholic drinks

25            Japan 2002 beat Germany 2-0

26            The Black Country

27            Gladioli

28            15 minutes

29            Annie’s Song

30            True – known as Government Cheddar


Q             In which film did Tom Hanks play Michael Sullivan?

A              Road to Perdition

Number Guess (Nearest wins)

Q             How long is the Tyne Bridge in feet?

A              1265 feet

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