Questions for Quizzes


Always handy to have a quiz to fill a few minutes.

Number Cruncher

Examples:

14 D in a F Fourteen Days in a Fortnight

101 D 101 Dalmations

Now it’s your turn. Can you work them out?
  • 12 S of Z
  • 366 D in a LY
  • 60 M in a H
  • 7 C in a R
  • 5 T on each F
  • 24 H in a D
  • 88 PK
  • 64 S on a CB
  • 747 is a JJ
  • 10 M in a C

Who’s Who

Who invented what?

  • Alexander Graham Bell
  • Marconi
  • John Logie Baird
  • Professor Rubic
  • Thomas Edison
  • Henry Ford

Who discovered what continent?

  • Christopher Columbus
  • Marco Polo
  • Captain Scott
  • Dr David Livingston

True or False

Can you work them out?

  • Bats are blind
  • Henry VII had 8 wives
  • Spiders are insects
  • A sponge is an animal
  • Coal comes from wood
  • Aluminium is magnetic
  • There are 21 James Bond Movies
  • Glass is a liquid
  • Lamagiers are extinct
  • A can of coke contains 230ml

Abbreviations

Can you work them out?

  • K
  • BMX
  • FTSE
  • AIDS
  • DVD
  • CFC
  • BSE
  • RAC
  • BT
  • SL

Solver

E.g. 16 = O in a P – Ounces in a pound

  • 26 = L of the A
  • 7 = A of the AW
  • 1001= AN
  • 54 = C in a D (including J)
  • 88 = K on a P
  • 13 = S on the AF
  • 90 = D in a RA
  • 3 = BM (SHTR)
  • 11 = P in a FT
  • 1000 = W that a P is W
  • 29 = D in F in a LY
  • 40 = D and N of the G F

Pot Luck

  • What was Terry Wogan’s Real Name?
  • Which river runs through the Grand Canyon?
  • Name the geological fault that runs the length of California
  • Which drink did Leonard Rossiter and Joan Collins advertise?
  • Name the art of making decorative lace-work with knotted threads
  • Where was Captain Cook killed?
  • In fiction, Michael Henchard became the mayor of which town?
  • Which mountain was first climbed by Edward Whymper in 1965?
  • Name Mary Quand’s shop which revolutionised fashion in the 1960s
  • Which planet was home for the aliens in Wells’ “War of the Worlds”?

Chocolates and Sweets

  • Wobbly infants
  • Where refined people live
  • 100% precious metal
  • 9, 10, 11
  • Fallen fruits
  • Carrier for dairy produce
  • Mothers’ local
  • All sorts of girls
  • Belly dancer, perhaps?
  • Sport for a prince
  • Home for alcoholic teeth
  • Speak quietly
  • Edible fasteners
  • Aromatic Spheres
  • Inhabitants of Mediterranean isle, perhaps?
  • Feline gear
  • Occult perhaps
  • Corks for a mouth
  • A galaxy
  • London has big red ones
  • Wise guys
  • Usually found in an electric plug
  • Of no fixed abode
  • Royal herb
  • 10 pin bowling perhaps

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