Kings Arms Quiz 1

 

 

 

Kings Arms Quiz 1

Answers below

Round 1 – Picture round.

 

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Round 2 – Music round. Press play and pause until you have guessed the title of the clips (10 clips)

Round 3 General Knowledge

1. Which European Country Is The Largest Consumer Of Beer Per Head?

2. The Hoover Dam In America Was Built On Which River?

3. Who Was Known As The ‘Desert Fox’?

4. Who’s Motto Is ‘Let Not The Deep Swallow Me Up’?

5. What Is The Main Ingredient In A Molotov Cocktail?

6. Where In The Body Can You Find Your Metacarpal Bones?

7. What Historic Event Happened On Monday, December 9, 1980?

8. How Many UK Monarchs Were There In The 20th Century?

9. Which Film Star Had His Feet Insured For One Hundred And Fifty Thousand Dollars?

10. Trinity Was The Code Name For The First Testing Of What?

11. What Cocktail Consists Of Tia Maria, Vodka And Coke?

12. What Is The Capital City Of Saudi Arabia?

13. Frenchman Bibendum Has More Than One Spare Tyre, But By What Name Do We Know Him Better As?

14. In Which Two Cities Would You Find Cleopatra’s Needles?

15. What Four Words In The English Language End With The Letters ‘Dous’?

16. The Locals In Call It Chomolungma. ( It Means Goddess Mother Of The World) What Do We Know It As

17. The Name Of Which Type Of People Was For Many Years Thought To Mean ‘Eaters Of Raw Meat’?

18. Who Was The Greek God Of Love?

19. What Type Of Clouds Produce Rain Or Snow? Cirrus, Cumbulus Or Nimbus?

20. “I Am Blinded” Is An Anagram Of Which Person Who Has Been In The News Recently

And here is your tie-break question:

How Tall In Feet Is Salisbury Cathedral`S Spire From Ground To Tip?

 

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Picture Round:

1. The Man With The Golden Gun

2. Diamonds Are Forever

3. The Spy Who Loved Me

4. Dr No

5. For Your Eyes Only

6. David Jason

7. Wayne Rooney

8. John Motson

9. Steptoe & Son

10. Bruce Willis

11. Liza Minelli

12. Hilary Swank

13. Faye Dunaway

14. Maggie Smith

15. Sandra Bullock

 Music round.

1. Guns And Roses – Sweet Child Of Mine
2. Beatles – Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
3. Michael Jackson – Dirty Diana
4. Jam – That’s Entertainment
5. Elvis Presley – Way Down
6. America- A Horse With No Name
7. David Grey – Please Forgive Me
8. Elo – Living Thing
9. Squeeze – Take Me I’m Yours
10. Supremes – Nathan Jones

General Knowledge:

1. Which European Country Is The Largest Consumer Of Beer Per Head? Germany
2. The Hoover Dam In America Was Built On Which River? Colorado
3. Who Was Known As The ‘Desert Fox’? Erwin Rommel
4. Who’s Motto Is ‘Let Not The Deep Swallow Me Up`? Royal National Lifeboat Institution
5. What Is The Main Ingredient In A Molotov Cocktail? Petrol
6. Where In The Body Can You Find Your Metacarpal Bones? In Your Hands
7. What Historic Event Happened On Monday, December 9, 1980? John Lennon Was Killed.
8. How Many UK Monarchs Were There In The 20th Century? 6 (Queen Victoria, Kings Edward V11, George V, Edward V111 (Abdicated) George V1 And Queen Elizabeth 11.)
9. Which Film Star Had His Feet Insured For One Hundred And Fifty Thousand Dollars? Charlie Chaplin
10. Trinity Was The Code Name For The First Testing Of What? First Testing Of A Nuclear Weapon
11. What Cocktail Consists Of Tia Maria, Vodka And Coke? Black Russian
12. What Is The Capital City Of Saudi Arabia? Ryaddh
13. Frenchman Bibendum Has More Than One Spare Tyre, But By What Name Do We Know Him Better As? The Michelin Man
14. In Which Two Cities Would You Find Cleopatra’s Needles? London And New York
15. What Four Words In The English Language End With The Letters ‘Dous’? Tremendous, Hazardous, Horrendous, Stupendous
16. The Locals In Call It Chomolungma. ( It Means Goddess Mother Of The World) What Do We Know It As? Mount Everest
17. The Name Of Which Type Of People Was For Many Years Thought To Mean ‘Eaters Of Raw Meat’? Eskimoes
18. Who Was The Greek God Of Love? Eros
19. What Type Of Clouds Produce Rain Or Snow? Cirrus, Cumbulus Or Nimbus? Nimbus
20. ‘I Am Blinded’ Is An Anagram Of Which Person Who Has Been In The News Recently? Ed Miliband

Tie Break
How Tall In Feet Is Salisbury Cathedral`S Spire From Ground To Tip? 404 Feet

Kings Arms – St. Just. Cornwall

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  Introducing: Neill Maguire

I run a pub quiz each week in my pub The Kings Arms in Cornwall. I write and present them myself. I have attached one for you if you would like I can send you more. Each quiz consists of 15 pictures; a music section and general knowledge….”

After looking at Neill’s Pub Quiz, I’ve invited him to send as many as he likes because I think everyone will like them. What Neill offers is a well thought out quiz with a picture round; a music round and some general Knowledge questions as well.

If you want to learn more about Neill and The Kings Arms. Click on the picture of his pub on the left. If you’re visiting the Lands End region of Cornwall, what could be better than calling at the Kings Arms at St. Just for lunch or dinner! Even better, call in on a Wednesday evening and join in the popular quiz whilst you’re there.

I love Cornwall and I’ll be taking a look for myself next time I’m down there.

I’ll be adding Neill’s quizzes to the blog as he sends them to me. Watch out for the Kings Arms category in the blog section. Jim

 

 

 

 

Weekly Quiz 4

Bruiser Bill3Hi, Bill Turnbull here. Here’s week 4 of the ‘Weekly Quiz’. Every week we will have a brand new 10 question quiz that won’t be published anywhere else on the Internet. So if you want to get hold of these weekly quizzes easily, just save this site to your favourites. Enjoy.

 

 

 

 COWBOYS AND INDIANS

1.      Wild Bill Hickock was shot dead holding two pair in a poker game. What two pair were they
2.      Indians used wampum for money, what was wampum
3.      Doc Holiday was a famous western character but he was not a doctor what was he
4.      What name did the North American Indians give to a conference or ritual ceremony
5.      In which state did the gunfight at the OK corral take place
6.      In the Wild West, what did the Red Indians call whisky
7.      What served as a cowboy’s wash cloth, dust mask and water filter
8.      Who were the main two Red Indians who commanded the Red Indian forces at the battle of the Little Big Horn
9.      What would a cowboy mean if he was going to a necktie party
10.   Which Red Indian tribe inhabit the largest Indian reservation in the U.S.A.
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Halloween Super Quiz Part 3

Halloween Super Quiz Part 3 by Jim Ackroyd

  1. On which day is Halloween celebrated? – 31st October
  2. What other common name is used for Halloween? – All Hallows Eve
  3. What name was given to a popular Halloween drink in the 1700’s, made from milk and apples? – Lamb’s Wool
  4. If you Suffer from Samhainophobia, what do you fear? – Halloween
  5. What does the ‘Hallow’ in Halloween stand for? – Priest
  6. Who wrote the screenplay for the film ‘The Exorcist’? – William Peter Blatty
  7. What was name of the sequel to the film Scream called? – Scream 2
  8. What is a group of witches called? – Coven
  9. Who wrote Frankenstein? – Mary Shelly
  10. Which priests first celebrated Halloween? – Druids
  11. Who was Samhain? –  Lord of the Dead
  12. Who played the title role in Carrie? – Sissy Spacek
  13. Which famous actor in the film ‘Ghostbusters’ also co-wrote the film? – Dan Aykroyd
  14. Which Yorkshire fishing/seaside town features in the 1897 novel, Dracula? – Whitby
  15. In which year did Gaston Leroux write the novel The Phantom of the Opera? – (1909)
  16. Who played ‘Countess Dracula’ in the 1971 film of the same name? – Ingrid Pitt
  17. Who played Doctor Watson in the 1959 Hammer Horror classic The Hound of The Baskervilles? – Andre Morell
  18. In what year did the infamous Jack the Ripper terrify the population of east London? – 1888
  19. Who was burnt at the stake for witchcraft in 1431? – Joan of Arc
  20. Dame Maggie Smith played which character in Hogwarts? – Minerva McGonagall

Halloween Super Quiz Part 2

Halloween Super Quiz Part 2 by Bill Turnbull

1.      FLY SADAM HAM DIET this week’s anagram
The Addams Family
2.      How many points does a pentagram used in devil worship have
Five
3.      What was the name of the revolting child in The Omen
Damien
4.      A Scottish superstition states that which two colours should never be seen together
Red and green
5.      How do you kill a vampire
Put a stake through its heart
6.      With which song did Marty Robbins and Cliff Richard both have hits
Devil Woman
7.      Allegedly what is the first indication that a ghost has entered the room
Room goes cold
8.      Which snooker player was nicknamed Dracula
Ray Reardon
9.      What is the name given to the members of the spirit world who throw things about move furniture etc
Poltergeists
10.  Which bird is said to be unlucky alone, and lucky in pairs
Magpie
11.  In Jewish legend what is the artificially created being brought to life by magic and often made from mud known as
Golem
12.  What is the more common name for the devilfish
Manta ray
13.  What are the three operative words on an ouija board
Yes, no and goodbye
14.  According to medieval superstition what was pissing into an open grave supposed to cure
Incontinence
15.  Which British motor manufacturer used to make the Wizard (in the nineteen thirties)
Hillman
16.  What sport is played by the Cardiff Devils
Ice hockey
17.  Satan is also known as the Prince of what
Darkness
18.  What is the name given to an assembly of witches
Coven
19.  Which bird is said to embody the souls of dead mariners
Albatross
20.  Name the four most used superstitions (point for each)
Touching wood; crossing fingers; not walking under ladders; not breaking mirrors
21.  What is the Irish ghost called that is supposed to wail outside a house where death is imminent
Banshee
22.  A chimera is a mythical beast with a dragon’s tail, a goats body and the head of which animal
Lion
23.  Which misshapen creatures in the form of men are said to lurk in the northern forests of Scandinavia
Trolls
24.  Who was the male star of The Witches of Eastwick who famously said “I’m a horny little devil
Jack Nicholson
25.  Which legendary character of London could breathe fire and jump great heights
Springheeled Jack
26.  According to superstition if you sell your soul to the Devil what will you not have which everyone else does have
Shadow
27.  What is the name of the special pack of cards used in the telling of fortunes
Tarot cards
28.  From which song are the following lyrics taken He’s the hairy handed gent who ran amok in Kent
Werewolves Of London (Warren Zevon)
29.  Thirteen is considered unlucky by us what number do the Japanese consider to be unlucky
Four
30.  How do you kill a werewolf
With a silver bullet
31.  What was the name of Frankenstein’s hump backed assistant
Igor
32.  According to legend how did the Manx cat lose its tail
Caught it in the doors of Noah’s Ark
33.  The smell of what is reputed to repel vampires
Garlic (who said one of Bill’s farts)
34.  What does a clock striking 13 supposedly foretell
An imminent death
35.  What is the legendary land of laughter and song, where only dead sailors can go
Fiddler’s Green
36.  On what night of the week do witches always hold their covens
Friday
37.  They are leprechauns in Ireland what are the little people in Germany called
Kobolds
38.  What type of fairy was a useful fairy that did household chores during the night
Brownie
39.  What is the name given to a corpse brought back to life by Voodoo
Zombie
40.  What does the theatrical expression when the ghost walks, mean
Everyone gets paid

Halloween Super Quiz Part 1

Halloween Super Quiz Part 1 by Shane Barr

1) What were the first Jack O’Lanterns made from?
TURNIPS.

2) What is SAMHAINOPHOBIA?
A FEAR OF HALLOWEEN.

3) Where did trick or treating originate from?
A CELTIC TRADITION TO PLACATE THE SPIRITS.

4) What two colours are traditionally associated with Halloween?
ORANGE AND BLACK.

5) What European country is thought to have been the birthplace of Halloween?
IRELAND.

6) Name two other names for Halloween?
ALL HALLOWS EVE, WITCHES NIGHT, LAMSWOOL, SNAP APPLE NIGHT, SHAMAIN, SUMMERS END.

7) What did Scottish girls believe they could see if they hung wet sheets in front of a fire on Halloween?
IMAGES OF THEIR FUTURE HUSBAND.

8) What famous magician died on Halloween night in 1926?
HARRY HOUDINI.

9) If you wear your clothes inside out and walk backwards on Halloween, what might you see at midnight?
A WITCH.

10) When was Halloween thought to have originated?
4000 BC.

11) What town in Massachusetts is thought to be the Halloween capital of the World?
SALEM.

12) What does Mexico celebrate on Halloween?
DIAS DE LOS MUERTOS ( Days of the Dead ).

13) Which ancient Roman festival influenced Halloween?
POMONA.

14) What animals are associated with Halloween and witches?
CATS.

15) If you heard what animal’s call on Halloween it meant someone was going to die?
AN OWLS CALL.

16) The word witch comes from the old English WICCE, what does it mean?
WISE WOMAN.

17) What does the colour orange symbolise on Halloween?
STRENGTH.

18) In Alabama what is it illegal to dress up as on Halloween?
A PRIEST.

19) If you see a spider on Halloween what does it mean?
A SPIRIT OF A DEAD LOVED ONE WATCHING OVER YOU.

20) What other colours can pumpkins be?
GREEN, WHITE, RED, GREY.

Weekly Quiz 3

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Here’s my first weekly Quiz. Each week we publish 10 questions for you to answer.

Every week we will have a brand new quiz that won’t be published anywhere else on the Internet. So if you want to get hold of these weekly quizzes easily, just save this site to your favourites. Enjoy.

 

 

Teams

  1. Which football team finished at the bottom of the Premier League table in season 2006-07?
  2. In which sport do teams compete for the Stanley Cup?
  3. Which English county cricket club are nicknamed Lightning?
  4. Which sport do the Pittsburgh Steelers play?
  5. In which country do rugby union team Western Force play their home matches?
  6. In rugby league, which 2007 Super League team are based in London?
  7. In ice hockey, how many players in each team are allowed on the ice at any one time?
  8. Which English football club won the European Cup in 1979 and 1980?
  9. Which English county cricket team play their home games at The Oval?
  10. At which football club did Tony Adams spend his entire playing career?

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Weekly Quiz 2

ShaneShane Barr here with No. 2 of the ‘Weekly Quiz’. Every week we will have a brand new quiz that won’t be published anywhere else on the Internet. So if you want to get hold of these weekly quizzes easily, just save this site to your favourites. Enjoy.

 

 

 

HISTORY:

 

1) What was the name of the Duke of Wellington’s Horse at Waterloo?

2) Which Marquis are the rules of boxing named after?

3) In Ancient Greece what did young brides have to sacrifice?

4) In what colour ink did Roman Emperors sign important documents?

5) At which Battle was Richard 111 Slain?

6) The early medieval inhabitants of which English County were called the Cantwara?

7) Which former Gestapo Boss was sentenced to life imprisonment in 1987?

8) Which English King was known as ‘The Hammer of The Scots’?

9) What was the name of the Zulu leader during the Anglo Zulu war of 1879?

10) What American President made the decision to use the Atom Bomb?

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QUESTIONS THAT HAUNT ME! – Just for Fun

QUESTIONS THAT HAUNT ME!

How important does a person have to be before they are considered assassinated instead of just murdered?

Once you’re in heaven, do you get stuck wearing the clothes you were buried in for eternity?
Why does a round pizza come in a square box?
What disease did cured ham actually have?
How is it that we put man on the moon before we figured out it would be a good idea to put wheels on luggage?

Why is it that people say they ‘slept like a baby’ when babies wake up like every two hours?
Why are you IN a movie, but you’re ON TV?
Why do people pay to go up tall buildings and then put money in binoculars to look at things on the ground?
Why do doctors leave the room while you change?
They’re going to see you naked anyway…
Why is ‘bra’ singular and ‘panties’ plural?
Why do toasters always have a setting that burns the toast to a horrible crisp, which no decent human being would eat?
If Jimmy cracks corn and no one cares, why is there a stupid song about him?
Why does Goofy stand erect while Pluto remains on all fours? They’re both dogs!
If corn oil is made from corn, and vegetable oil is made from vegetables, what is baby oil made from?
Do the Alphabet song and Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star have the same tune?
Why did you just try singing the two songs above?
Did you ever notice that when you blow in a dog’s
face, he gets mad at you, but when you take him for a car ride, he sticks his head out the window?

Why, Why, Why
do we press harder on a remote control when we know the batteries are getting dead?

Why do banks charge a fee on ‘insufficient funds’ when they know there is not enough money?

Why does someone believe you when you say there are four
billion stars, but check when you say the paint is wet?

Why do they use sterilized needles
for death by lethal injection?
Why doesn’t Tarzan have a beard?

Why does Superman stop bullets with his chest, but ducks when you throw a revolver at him?

Why do Kamikaze pilots wear helmets?
If people evolved from apes, why are there still apes?

Why is it that no matter what colour bubble bath you use the bubbles are always white?

Is there ever a day that mattresses
are not on sale?

Why do people constantly return to the refrigerator with hopes that something new to eat will have materialized?

Why do people keep running over a thread a dozen times with their vacuum cleaner, then reach down, pick it up, examine it, then put it down to give the
vacuum one more chance?

Why is it that no plastic bag will open from the end on your first try?

How do those dead bugs get into those enclosed light
fixtures?

Why is it that whenever you attempt to catch something that’s falling off the table you always manage to knock something else over?

In winter why do we try to keep the house as warm as it was in summer when we complained about the heat?

How come you never hear father-in-law jokes?

And my
FAVORITE………

The statistics on sanity is that one out of every four persons is suffering from some sort of mental illness. Think of your three best friends — if they’re okay, then it’s you.

~~~ Now send this on to your friends and make them smile too! ~~~

Weekly Quiz 1

Bruiser Bill3Hi, Bill Turnbull here. I’m kicking off the ‘Weekly Quiz’. Every week we will have a brand new 10 question quiz that won’t be published anywhere else on the Internet. So if you want to get hold of these weekly quizzes easily, just save this site to your favourites. Enjoy.

 

 

 

1.    What is the collective noun for Llamas
2.    Who is the holographic doctor in Star Trek Voyager
3.    Which white crumbly cheese is named after a valley in North Yorkshire
4.    On which musical instrument would you be most likely to play a pibroch
5.    Who was the Greek god of the sky
6.    Parr, smolt, and grilse are all terms to describe which fish at different times of its life
7.    What are the two nicknames of West Bromwich Albion
8.    How far apart are the emergency telephones on UK motorways
9.    What is the main river of Alaska
10.Who was the first man to sail around Australia (He discovered Tasmania)

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