Category «Quiz 8»

Quiz 8 – Round 6 – History

1. Which religion was founded by Prince Gautama Siddhartha? Buddhism 2. Who famously uttered the words “Doctor Livingstone I presume”? Henry Morton Stanley 3. Which country elected the first female Prime Minister, in 1960? Sri Lanka (Called Ceylon at the time) 4. What was the name of the Russian Navy submarine which sank in the …

Quiz 8 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. Which actress is the now ex-wife of Tennis player John McEnroe? Tatum O’Neal 2. The Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn are equidistant from the equator, one north and one south. How many degrees (and a half) from the equator is each one? 23 and a half degrees 3. How many main balls are there to choose …

Quiz 8 – Round 1 – Picture Quiz

10 more famous people for you to identify this week. Don’t forget to print out your answers as well as your questions. Quiz 8 Picture Round PDF       Answers 1. Dominic Cooper “Dominic Cooper,” © 2009 by gdcgraphics, used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/deed.en 2. Richard Kind “Richard Kind,” © 2009 by …

Quiz 8 – Round 2 – The World

This week we have 10 more famous landmarks for you. Just like last week, we will give you the landmark and you need to tell us the name of the country in which you will find it. 1. Capitol Hill USA (Washington DC) 2. Hagia Sophia Turkey (Istanbul) 3. The Alhambra Spain (Granada) 4. St. …

Quiz 8 – Round 3 – Language

1. What is the name of the covering, usually made of plastic, at the end of a shoelace? Aglet 2. What is the name of the metal ring on the end of a pencil which holds the eraser on the end? Ferrule 3. What is the French word for tomorrow? Demain 4. From which language …

Quiz 8 – Round 4 – Music

1. Which Madonna album contains the tracks ‘Frozen’ and ‘The Power of Goodbye’? Ray of Light 2. Which member of the Rolling Stones died in 1969? Brian Jones 3. ‘You broke my heart, ’cause I couldn’t dance, you didn’t even want me around’ – are the opening lyrics to which 1962 classic song? ‘Do You …

Quiz 8 – Round 5 – Art and Literature

1. Vincent Van Gogh sold only one painting during his lifetime, but what was it called? The Red Vineyard 2. Which famous playwright also wrote under the pseudonym ‘Boz’? Charles Dickens 3. Which was the first published novel by Jeffrey Archer? Not A Penny More, Not A Penny Less 4. Which of the Bronte sisters was the youngest? Anne …