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If you are seeking a fun, free quiz, then look no further! Here are one hundred quiz questions, with the answers in italics beside them. Th ey're broken into groups of ten, and each of these groups offers a different sub ject to everyone can join in no matter how diverse their interests. This quiz is great for many situations, such as parties, social groups, pub quiz zes or school groups. This quiz is also suitable for all ages, though very you ng children might struggle with some of the questions. Feel free to print off this fun quiz for any non-profit making purpose. Ten Easy Ice-Breaker Questions! 1) Who was the legendary Benedictine monk who invented champagne? Dom Perignon. 2) Name the largest fresh water lake in the world? Lake Superior. 3) Where would you find the Sea of Tranquility? The Moon. 4) What is someone who shoes horses called? A farrier. 5) What item of clothing was named after its Scottish inventor? A machintosh. 6) What kind of weapon is a falchion? A sword. 7) Which word goes before vest, beans and quartet? String. 8) What is another word for lexicon? Dictionary. 9) Name the seventh planet from the sun. Uranus. 10) Who invented the rabies vaccination? Louis Pasteur. Ten Questions about Countries 11) Which is the only American state to begin with the letter 'p'? Pennsylvania. 12) Name the world's biggest island. Greenland. 13) What is the world's longest river? Amazon. 14) Name the world's largest ocean. Pacific. 15) What is the diameter of Earth? 8,000 miles. 16) Where would you find the world's most ancient forest? Daintree Forest, north of Cairns, Australia. 17) Which four British cities have underground rail systems? Liverpool, Glasgow, Newcastle and London. 18) What is the capital city of Spain? Madrid. 19) Which country is Prague in? Czech Republic.
" in All About Eve? Bette Davis (as Margo Channing. almost as famous for his long blond plait as he i s for his books such as Going Organic and The Gourmet Gardener. Rowan. It's going to be a bumpy night.20) Which English town was a forerunner of the Parks Movement. So Proudly We Hail! and Sullivan's Travels. 35) What colour is a Welsh poppy? Yellow. 28) Name the actress whose career began at the age of 3. 27) Who played Neo in The Matrix? Keanu Reeves. made in 1888. The Shooti st. 23) What is the oldest film ever made. and his regular appearances on the BBC radio's Gardener's Question Time. . was home to which famous brand of horror films? Hammer Horror. and who went on to sta r in films such as Contact. Veronica Lake. Ten Questions about Gardening 31) By what name is Lancelot Brown more usually known? Capability Brown. 38) Give the alternative name for a Mountain Ash tree. The Glass Key. Kew Gardens. 36) What colour is a Himalayan poppy? Blue.) 26) Name the director of the Lord of the Rings trilogy. "Fasten your seatbelts. and was the author of many books such as The Ornamental Kitchen Garden. with 4 Oscars an d 12 nominations. and the first in Europe to have a street tram system? Birkenhead. 22) Name the film noir actress who starred in I Married a Witch. 37) Name the organic gardener. 32) Name the world famous gardens sited ten miles outside of London. close to th e River Thames. 'Gardeners World' Practical Garden ing Course and Paradise Gardens? Geoff Hamilton. 34) Which garden is considered to be among the Seven Wonders of the Ancient Worl d? the Hanging Gardens of Babylon. 29) Bray Studios. 30) In which film did Humphrey Bogart say. The Searchers and Stage Coach. Peter Jackson. and when was it made? Roundhay Garden S cene. Ten Questions about Films 21) Name the actor who starred in 142 films including The Quiet Man. 33) Which popular gardener created Barnsdale Gardens. 25) Which actress said. near Windsor in Berkshire. 24) Which actress has won the most Oscars? Katherine Hepburn. "We'll always have Paris?" Casablan ca. Maverick and The Silence of the Lambs? Jodie Foster . Bob Flowerdew. John Wayne.
Ten Questions about the Arts 51) Name the three primary colours. which country will host a Formula 1 race for the first time? India. 49) Name the only footballer to have played for Liverpool. and Sir Percival were fed with the Sa ng Grael. 42) Name the only heavy weight boxing champion to finish his career of 49 fights without ever having been defeated? Rocky Marciano. La Gioconda. 44) Name the country where you would find the Cresta Run. 53) Name the famous ballet Russian dancer who changed the face of modern ballet. 56) Name the Spanish artist. 40) By which Latin name was Rosa Gallica previously known? Rosa Mundi. Manchester C ity and Manchester United. 43) Which sport does Constantino Rocca play? Golf. St Moritz. 55) What does the term 'piano' mean? To be played softly. . 45) How many times was the Mens Tennis Singles at Wimbledon won by Bjorn Borg? 5 . more usually known as? The Mona Lisa. Rudolf Nureyev. yellow and blue. 50) In football. Sir Bors. 41) What colour jersey is worn by the winners of each stage of the Tour De Franc e? Yellow. 58) Who painted How Sir Galahad. 1564. sculptor and draughtsman famous for co-founding the Cubist movement. 52) In needlework. Peter Beardsley. Red. 57) How many valves does a trumpet have? 3. 54) What is the painting. what does UFO refer to? An unfinished object. 46) In 2011. Pablo Picasso. 48) Which chess piece can only move diagonally? A bishop. 60) What is John Leach famous for making? Pottery. what would you be using to bind together colour pigments? Egg yolk. 59) If you were painting with tempera. who was nicknamed 'The Divine Ponytail'? Roberto Baggio. 47) Name the game played on a lawn called a crown green. Ten Questions about History 61) When was William Shakespeare born? 23rd April. Bowls.39) Which kind of bulbs were once exchanged as a form of currency? Tulips. But Sir Percival's Sister Died Along the Way? Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Everton.
which was later made into a film of the same name? Thomas Mann. a mong others. set on the coast of Cornwall? Helen Dunmore. rather than printed. 75) Who wrote the novel Death in Venice. 64) Which famous battle between the British Royal Navy and the combined fleets of the French Navy and Spanish Navy took place on 21st October. 77) What is an e-book? A book available in a digital. 65) Who became the British Prime Minister after Winston Churchill in 1955? Sir Robert Anthony Eden. what was John Noakes's dog called? Shep. 67) When did the Cold War end? 1989. 80) How old is the world's oldest dictionary? Cuniform tablets with bilingual Su merian-Akkadian word-lists have been dated to 2300 BC. Blood an d Gold and Interview with the Vampire? Anne Rice. Ian Flemming. 74) Which Shakespeare play features Shylock? The Merchant of Venice. 76) Who wrote the Vampire Chronicles. 63) Who was Henry Vll's first wife? Catherine of Aragon. 1805? Battle o f Trafalgar. . 73) Name the author of On Her Majesty's Secret Service. . 83) Name the BBC series about a shipping line set in Liverpool during the late 1800s.62) On what date did the Battle of Culloden take place? 16th April. 79) Who wrote the contemporary childrens books about mermaids. 68) Who was the architect who designed the Millennium Dome? Richard Rogers. 78) How tall would a double elephant folio book be? 50 inches. Dr No and Thunderball. 1999. 72) In publishing. Ten Questions about TV 81) In "Thunderbirds". 1746. 82) On "Blue Peter". 1994. 71) What is the oldest surviving printed book in the world? The Diamond Sutra. what does POD mean? Print on demand. forma t. d ated at 868 AD. 69) When did the Eurostar train service between Britain and France start runnin g? 14th November. which includes the novels Armand. The 1st Earl of Avon 66) When did Margaret Thatcher become Prime Minister? 1979. 70) When was the euro introduced as legal currency on the world market? 1st J anuary. what was Lady Penelope's chauffeur called? Parker. The Onedin Line.
99) How many crocus flowers does it take to make a pound of saffron? Up to 75. 98) Fried taratulas. 95) What colour is Absynth? Green. live octopus. what would it be? Wine. wha t is the name of this chocolate truffle? Chocopologie.10 million viewers on 25th December. when De n divorced Angie. 87) Phyllis Nan Sortain Pechey was as famous for her flamboyant character as fo r her cookery books and TV show throughout the late 1960s to the mid 1970s. Carol B arnes and Trevor McDonald were all regular presenters of which TV programme? I TV News at Ten. 94) What is allspice alternatively known as? Pimento. Foxwhelps and Lane's Prince Albert are all species o f what? Apples. Reginald Bosanquet. 90) Alastair Burnett.84) In the TV series Dad's Army. 93) May Queen. Ten Questions about Food and Drink 91) If you had Lafite-Rothschild on your dinner table. 100) Costing around $2. eggs boiled just before they're due to hatch.true o r false? True. Wisley Crab. which is enough to fill an entire football pitch.600 per pound. 97) If you were to cut a hare into pieces. are all traditional foods . 96) What flavour is Cointreau? Orange. 85) Who invented TV? John Logie Baird. and made only to order by Knipschildt. 88) Which popular BBC series about old collectibles began in 1977.00 0 flowers. in 1876. Alastair Stewart. marinate it in wine and juniper berri es then stew this slowly in a sealed container. B y what name was she more usually known? Fanny Cradock. 1986. . and is still running to this day? Antiques Road show. 86) What was the most watched UK TV programme of all time? Eastenders. Sandy Gall. what would this recipe be called ? Jugged hare. 89) Which BBC music programme was broadcast weekly between 1964 and 2006? Top of the Pops. what was Captain Mainwaring's first name? Geor ge. . which drew 30. and puffin hearts eaten raw when still-warm. presented by Bruce Parker and Arthur Negus. 92) What is sushi traditionally wrapped in? Edible seaweed.
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