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Quiz 75 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. In which country was Princess Elizabeth when she learned of the death of her father, George VI? Kenya 2. Which English rock band were formed in Wigan in 1990 and had hits with ‘Bitter Sweet Symphony’ and The Drugs Don’t Work? The Verve 3. Which country is due to host the 2018 Winter Olympic …

Quiz 75 – Round 1 – Picture Round

Famous poets quiz – This week’s picture round is a selection of famous poets. Picture Round 75 Picture Round PDF       1. Michael Rosen “Rosen (Small),” © 2009 University of Salford Press Office, used under a Creative Commons Attribution license: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/ 2. William Wordsworth By nach einem Gemälde von P.Krämer, herausgegeben von Friedrich Bruckmann …

Quiz 75 – Round 2 – History

Name the Year Quiz – Quite simply name the year in which the following occurred. 1. Princess Anne, Julie Walters and Robbie Coltrane were all born. 1950 2. Kurt Cobain, John Candy and Burt Lancaster all died. 1994 3. The ‘Times Literary Supplement’ was first published and Edward Elgar’s ‘Land of Hope and Glory’ received …

Quiz 75 – Round 3 – Food and Drink

1. What type of pastry is used to make Baklava? Filo pastry 2. How many gallons of beer are there in a barrel? 36 3. In which American state is Tabasco produced? Louisiana 4. In which year was the Kronenbourg Brewery founded? 1664 5. What shape are ‘rotelle’ pasta pieces? Wagon wheel 6. ‘Marjorie’s Seedling’, …

Quiz 75 – Round 4 – Anagrams

The following are all anagrams of famous sports people, past and present. 1. Lace Swirl Carl Lewis 2. Snout Bail Usain Bolt 3. Senile Limos Lionel Messi 4. Wireless Animal Serena Williams 5. Naval Tram Variation Martina Navratilova 6. Got Weirdos Tiger Woods 7. Boob Embryo Bobby Moore 8. Advise Vets Steve Davis 9. Averted …

Quiz 75 – Round 5 – Science and Nature

1. How many bones are there in an adult human skeleton? 206 2. Brass is an alloy made up of which two elements? Copper and zinc 3. What does a seismologist study? Earthquakes/seismic waves 4. What is the more common name for the scapula? Shoulder blade 5. What shape is each face on a regular …

Quiz 75 – Round 6 – TV and Film

Who performed the theme tunes to these James Bond films? 1. Goldfinger Shirley Bassey 2. Casino Royale Chris Cornell 3. Thunderball Tom Jones 4. Octopussy Rita Coolidge 5. Tomorrow Never Dies Sheryl Crow 6. Skyfall Adele 7. The Man with the Golden Gun Lulu 8. You Only Live Twice Nancy Sinatra 9. A View to …