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The Quiz I wrote…

As requested, I have shared the quiz that I did with my family so you can use it for your own quiz night!

Round 1 – Sport

  1. In which country were the first Olympic games held? A) Greece
  2. How many times has Michael Schumacher been a Formula 1 champion? A) 7
  3. What is the national sport in Japan? A) Sumo Wrestling
  4. What four tournaments does a tennis player need to win in the same calender year to win the ‘Grand Slam’? A) Australian Open, French Open, US Open & Wimbledon
  5. What year did England win the FIFA World Cup? A) 1966
  6. Who has won more Ashes tests in cricket? A) Australia
  7. What is the lowest weight category in boxing? A) Light Flyweight
  8. Can you name 5 track & field events inclueded in a decathlon? A) 100m, long jump, shot put, high jump, 400m, hurdles, discuc, pole vault, javelin & 1500m
  9. Who has won the annual boat race more times, Oxford or Cambridge? A) Cambridge
  10. The Ryder cup is a tournament in which sport? A) Golf

Round 2 – Rom Com’s

  1. Who played the lead female role in Pretty Woman? A) Julia Roberts
  2. What year was When Harry Met Sally released? A) 1989
  3. Julianne Moore & Steve Carell worked together in the movie Freehold, but what rom com did they both star in? A) Crazy Stupid Love
  4. In Friends With Benefits, Dylan, played by Justin Timberlake, worked for which well-known company? A) GQ
  5. In Legally Blonde, what is the name of Elle Woods’ dog? A) Bruiser Woods
  6. What play by Shakespeare was 10 Things I Hate About You based on? A) The Taming of the Shrew
  7. What is the highest grossing rom com to date – Crazy Rich Asians, The Proposal or My Big Fat Greek Wedding? A) My Big Fat Greek Wedding
  8. Who plays the lead female role in both Never Been Kissed and 50 First Dates? A) Drew Barrymore
  9. Which 80s music star makes a cameo appearance at the end of The Wedding Singer – Billy Idol, Adam Ant or Meatloaf? A) Billy Idol
  10. What song was Hugh Grant dancing to in the iconic scene from Love Actually? A) The Pointer Sisters – Jump

Round 3 – Science

  1. Name the layer which protects our earth from harmful rays? A) Ozone
  2. How may bones are there in a human body? A) 206
  3. Which planet of our solar system has 53 moons? A) Saturn
  4. Which pigment determines the colour of human skin? A) Melanin
  5. Who invented the bulb? A) Thomas Edison
  6. Does sound travel faster in water or air? A) Water
  7. How many horns did Triceratops have? A) 3
  8. How many elements are there on the periodic table? A) 118
  9. What do you test for with litmus paper? A) pH level/ Acid & Alkali
  10. To the nearest foot, how long is your small intestine? A) 20 foot

Round 4 – Best of British

  1. Name 4 actors who have played James Bond. A) Sean Connery, Roger Moore, George Lazenby, Timothy Dalton, Piecre Brosnon, Daniel Craig
  2. What is the best selling brand of tea in the UK? A) Twinings
  3. What year was national treasure Sir David Attenborough born? A) 1926
  4. How many years have Ant & Dec won Best Presenters at the National Television Awards? A) 19
  5. When did England last win Eurovision? A) 1997
  6. What year did the pound note cease to be legal tender? A) 1988
  7. What are the 3 red properties on a classic monopoly board? A) Strand, Fleet Street & Trafalger Square
  8. What flavour of Walkers crisps comes in a purple bag? A) Worcester Sauce
  9. Which actor played Mr Bean and Johnny English? A) Rowan Atkinson
  10. What year did Will and Kate get married? A) 2011

Round 5 – Famous Duos

  1. Which of the chuckle brothers died in 2018? A) Barry
  2. Which pair were created by Aardman Animations? A) Wallace & Gromit
  3. Which puppet pair were a seaside favourite? A) Punch & Judy
  4. Name the cat & mouse duo with a love/hate relationship? A) Tom & Jerry
  5. What are the names of the Bross twins? A) Matt & Luke Goss
  6. How many different shows have Phil & Holly presented together? A) 3 (Mr & Mrs, Dancing on Ice & This Morning)
  7. The two Ronnies share the same first name but what are their surnames? Corbett & Barker
  8. Who are the olympic gold winning British ice skating duo? A) Jane Torvill & Christopher Dean
  9. Which Gloucestershire couple hit the news when bodies were found under their patio? A) Fred & Rose West
  10. What song was featured in the iconic car scene in the film Wayne’s World? A) Bohemian Rhapsody

Round 6 – Animals

  1. Alektorophobia is the fear of what animals? A) Chickens
  2. Where would you find the heart of a shrimp? A) In its head
  3. What is the only animal that cannot jump? A) Elephants
  4. What country has a rabbit show jumping competition called Kaninhopping? A) Sweden
  5. What animal has prints so similiar to a human fingerprint that it could taint a crime scene? A) Koala Bears
  6. What do you call a group of fish? A) School
  7. What animals hold hands when they sleep so they don’t drift apart? A) Otters
  8. What bird is the universal symbol of peace? A) Dove
  9. How many legs does a lobster have? A) 10
  10. What is the only venemous snake that can be found in the UK? A) An Adder

Round 7 – General Knowledge

  1. What year was concord retired? A) 2003
  2. What is the letter K is the phonetic alphabet? A) Kilo
  3. What is Kieth Lemon’s real name? A) Lee Francis
  4. What rollercoaster famously crashed in 2015? A) The Smiler @ Alton Towers
  5. In what Italian city is Romeo & Juliet based? A) Verona
  6. What alcohol is included in a mojito? A) White rum
  7. Which chess piece can be moved in an L shape? A) Knight
  8. Does the Statue of Liberty hold the torch in her left or right hand? A) Her right hand
  9. What colour is the letter E in the Google logo? A) Red
  10. Who was Henry V111’s last wife? A) Catharine Parr

Round 8 – Food & Drink Anagrams

These were sent out half an hour before the quiz started to warm everyone up!

  1. MOUTH AND JUGS (3,9) A) Jam Doughnuts
  2. USE ORAL GLASS (7,5) A) Sausage Rolls
  3. CAT TO A MOUSE (6,5) A) Tomato Sauce
  4. BAD BEE SANK (5,5)A) Baked Beans
  5. SCREW OUT CREASE (9,5) A) Worcester Sauces
  6. SET UP AND STEAL (6,7) A) Salted Peanuts
  7. LEAD ME ON (8) A) Lemonade
  8. TOOTS TO A SPARE (5,8) A) Roast Potatoes
  9. COUNT TO LOST BEACH (9,7) A) Chocolate Buttons
  10. CASH CEDED HERE (7,6) Cheddar Cheese

Feel free to use the whole quiz or just pinch out a round here and there. If you do use the quiz, please let me know how it goes – I’d love to hear about it!