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Quiz 38 – Round 4 – History

1. Which of the wives of Henry VIII was married to him when he died in 1547? Catherine Parr 2. Complete the quote by Winston Churchill “The price of greatness is…” Responsibility 3. We all know that the Battle of Hastings took place in 1066, but which King of England met his end in the …

Quiz 38 – Round 5 – TV Characters

This round tests your knowledge of British TV shows. We will give you the name of a show and an actor who starred in it. You need to give us the character that he/she played. 1. Amanda Redman in ‘New Tricks’ Det. Supt. Sandra Pullman 2. Catherine Zeta-Jones in ‘The Darling Buds of May’ Mariette …

Quiz 38 – Round 6 – Words

This week’s words round is another set of difficult to spell words.     1. Caribbean 2. Persistent 3. Neanderthal 4. Pharaoh 5. Fahrenheit 6. Playwright 7. Prejudice 8. Laryngitis 9. Kaleidoscope 10. Miscellaneous       Similar Quizzes: Quiz 109 – Round 6 – Words Quiz 76 – Round 6 – Words Quiz 51 …

Quiz 38 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. Which of the Beatles wears white on the cover of the Abbey Road album? John Lennon 2. What is the meaning of the musical term ‘diminuendo’? With gradually decreasing volume 3. Who was the longest serving British Prime Minister of the 20th Century? Margaret Thatcher 4. Which river runs through Rome? Tiber 5. Of …

Quiz 38 – Round 3 – Sport

1. Which snooker player was the first to achieve a televised 147 break? Steve Davis 2. The high jump technique known as a ‘Fosbury Flop’ is named after Mr Fosbury – but what was his first name? Dick (Richard Douglas Fosbury) 3. How many lanes are there on an Olympic athletics track? 8 4. In …

Quiz 38 – Round 1 – Picture Round

This week’s picture round is a selection of road signs. Please be specific on their meaning. Picture Round 38 Picture Round PDF       1. Soft Verges Ahead http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:UK_traffic_sign_556.1.svg 2. End of prohibition of goods vehicles exceeding the maximum gross weight indicated in a previous sign http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:UK_traffic_sign_622.2.svg 3. Ridden or accompanied horses prohibited http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:UK_traffic_sign_622.6.svg 4. Direction …

Quiz 38 – Round 2 – Technology

1. How many manned space flights were launched by the NASA space programme ‘Project Gemini’? Ten (Plus two unmanned flights) 2. Which website, particularly popular in the Noughties, was born from an idea invented by Steve and Julie Pankhurst from Barnet, North London? Friends Reunited 3. The ‘Scud’ missile was designed in which country? Soviet …