Category «Quiz 30»

Quiz 30 – Round 1 – Picture Round

This week’s picture round is all about comedians. Click the grey button for the pictures and answers are underneath. Picture Round 30 Picture Round PDF       1. Bill Bailey “Bill Bailey on the Cow Bells,” © 2008 Nick Webb, used under a Creative Commons Attribution license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en_GB 2. Tim Minchin “Tim Minchin,” © 2007 …

Quiz 30 – Round 2 – Famous Firsts

1. What was the name of the first dog in Space? Laika 2. Who was the first man to officially run the 100 metres in under 10 seconds? Jim Hines 3. Valentina Tereshkova is famous for achieving what famous first? Becoming the first woman in space 4. Louise Brown was the first ‘test-tube baby’ – …

Quiz 30 – Round 3 – Food and Drink

What is the main constituent of the following dishes? 1. Borscht Beetroot 2. Gravlax Salmon 3. Bouillabaisse Fish 4. Coq au vin Chicken 5. Keema Minced meat (any, although traditionally mutton) 6. Boeuf Bourguignon Beef 7. Sauerkraut Cabbage 8. Pad Thai Noodles 9. Hummus Chickpeas 10. Kleftiko Lamb   Quiz 30 Round 3 Food and …

Quiz 30 – Round 4 – Art and Literature

Which celebrities wrote the following autobiographies? 1. ‘A Long Walk to Freedom’ Nelson Mandela 2. ‘Lady Sings the Blues’ Billie Holiday 3. ‘Between the Lines’ Debbie Gibson 4. ‘De Profundis’ Oscar Wilde 5. ‘Moab is my Washpot’ Stephen Fry 6. ‘Open’ Andre Agassi 7. ‘My Booky Wook’ Russell Brand 8. ‘The Story of My Experiments …

Quiz 30 – Round 5 – Sport

1. What is the name of the ‘hands-on-head’ gesture Mo Farah celebrated his Olympic victories with? Mobot 2. How far is the crossbar from the ground in a game of rugby? 3 metres (previously 10 feet) 3. How many players are there on a netball team? 7 4. How many times did Martina Navratilova win …

Quiz 30 – Round 6 – Words

What is the meaning of the following strange words? Select the correct option from those given. 1. What is a collop, is it..? A – A large dollop of a substance, such as cream B – A term for ham and eggs C – A fatty tissue growth often treated by vets B – It …

Quiz 30 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. Which British war medal is the highest value military decoration, described by the Ministry of Defence as ‘The premier award for gallantry’? The Victoria Cross 2. What is the more commonly used name for rubella? German Measles 3. In which 1989 film did Robin Williams play English teacher John Keating? Dead Poets Society 4. …