#quiz questions and answers
Welcome to our Quiz Questions (Page 1)
- Which country did Arthur C. Clark emigrate to in 1956, largely to pursue his interest in scuba diving?
- Who shot John Lennon? And how old was John Lennon when he died?
- Sri Lanka
- Mark Chapman, 40
- You’re gonna need a bigger boat
- Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard (by Thomas Gray)
- Ken Loach
- A practise arrow
- Which county’s main tourist attraction is the Peak District?
- Which pop group, led by Gary Lightbody, sounds like they are arctic explorers?
- Which song was pop singer Suzi Quatro’s only number one in 1974?
- Who claimed the invention of ‘action painting’ in 1947?
- What does the ‘myo’ part of myocardial mean?
- What is the name of the famous toboggan run at St. Moritz?
- Which mountains separate the Czech Republic from Slovakia?
- Which band emerged from the break up of the Housemartins to give us A Little Time?
- Which decade saw the last execution by guillotine in France?
- In the Edward Lear poem, which instrument does the Owl play while serenading the Pussy Cat?
- Who gave his name to the whirlpool bath he invented?
- A nettle sting is caused by which acid?
- What shape is cordate?
- What is the literal meaning of the word ‘Islam’?
- What word describes the underground cemeteries where early Christians were buried in niches in the walls of tunnels?
- What did members of the SS in Nazi Germany have tattooed on the underside of their left arm?
- Who won her first best actress Oscar for her portrayal of Brandon Teena in 1999’s Boys Don’t Cry?
- Which sea makes up the majority of Israel’s coastline?
- Carlos Menem was president of which country from 1989 to 1999?
- What does the acronym YMCA stand for?
- What would a tailor do with his plonker?
- On what day of the week was President Kennedy assassinated on, in 1963?
- In which British city would you go shopping in the White Rose Centre?
- The Sky Tower, the tallest freestanding structure in the Southern Hemisphere, is in which city?
- What is paraskevidekatriaphobia the fear of?
- What animals collective noun can be a ‘shrewdness’?
- In which city would you find the mosque Hagia Sophia?
- The Merlion is a mythical creature that depicts a monster with a lion’s head, and the body of which animal?
- What animal does a mahout ride?
- Which American university awards the Pulitzer prize?