THE ENGLISH GRAMMAR, CULTURE & VOCABULARY

PUB QUIZ
ADVANCED LEVEL

QUESTION 1 Geography
What is the capital of Mongolia?

QUESTION 2 Horoscopes
What is the birthstone for February?

QUESTION 3 Cinema
What film character said ³As God is my witness, I¶ll never go hungry again´ and what was the name of the film ?

QUESTION 4 General Knowledge
Which is the only vowel on a standard keyboard that is not in the top row of letters?

QUESTION 5 Art
What artist painted the Blue Boy in 1770?

QUESTION 6 Maths
How is the number 10 expressed in Binary?

QUESTION 7 Traditions & Festivals
When is Robert Burns¶ day and where is it celebrated?

QUESTION 8 History
What happened successively to the six wives of Henry VIII ?

QUESTION 9 Human Biology
Which is the only part of the human body that can¶t repair itself?

QUESTION 10 General Knowledge
What currency do they use in Albania?

QUESTION 11 Music
Who is the singer and what is the title of the song?

QUESTION 12 British Comedy
What was this comedy series called in the U.K. and what were their real names?

QUESTION 13 Euphemisms

QUESTION 12 Music
What is the name of this musical symbol?

QUESTION 13 Cinema
In which famous film would you hear this soundtrack?

QUESTION 14 Geography
In which city is ³Hollywood´?

QUESTION 15 Philosophy
Who said ³I think, therefore I am´?

QUESTION 16 Film Quotes
What was the name of the female artist who used to invite people to ³Come up and see me some time«.!

QUESTION 17 Idioms
Which idiom would you use to say that a thing is very easy to do ?

QUESTION 18 History
When was president Kennedy killed?
± ± ± ± A)1963 B)1968 C) 1971 D) 1974

QUESTION 19 Music
What famous Scottish guitar player is a ³Sultan of Swing´?

QUESTION 20 Cinema
In the famous TV series ³The Simpsons´, what is the name of the owner of Springfield nuclear power station?

QUESTION 21 Sports
With what famous British football club do you associate the name Old Trafford? Trafford?

QUESTION 22 Geography
What is the name of the river that runs through Cardiff?

QUESTION 23 Music
What is the name of the group and the song?
Clue: they are from Ireland

QUESTION 24 Grammar
Choose the most suitable word or phrase given
± Mont Blanc, ««.. we visited last summer, is the highest mountain in Europe
A) which B) where C) that D) what

QUESTION 25 Sport
Who won these three Grand Slam tennis events in consecutive years?
Wimbledon 1997 US Open 1997 Australian Open 1998

END OF QUIZ
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