Quiz Questions for w/e 8th May

Another week over – another 10 questions to try.

[Q1.] Which 1957 Oscar winning movie is described by IMDB as “After settling his differences with a Japanese PoW camp commander, a British colonel co-operates to oversee his men’s construction of a railway bridge for their captors – while oblivious to a plan by the Allies to destroy it.”?


[Q2.] Thursday 7th May 2015 is general election day in the UK, how many constituencies make up the House of Commons?
a) 150 b) 500 c) 650 d) 700

[Q3.] Which 1988 song has the following chorus ?

<title included>, it’s got to be worth it, yeah
Too many people take second best
Well I won’t take anything less
It’s got to be, yeah, perfect


[Q4.] Which is the higher rank in the Australian Army; Major or Captain?

[Q5.] Punta de Tarifa is the southernmost point of mainland Europe – in which country?

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Quiz Questions for w/e 10th April

I hope you forgive the absence of the quiz last week – I was away – and it was AWESOME!

[Q1.] Which 1991 movie had the following poster art?

[Q2.] Who, this week, won a record equalling fourth Bells Beach title?

[Q3.] Which 1991 song has the following verses?

Look around everywhere you turn is heartache
It’s everywhere that you go [look around]
You try everything you can to escape
The pain of life that you know [life that you know]


When all else fails and you long to be
Something better than you are today
I know a place where you can get away
It’s called a dance floor, and here’s what it’s for, so

[Q4.] Kiev is the capital of which country?

[Q5.] The Ho Chi Minh trail was a supply trail used during the Vietnam war.  Which two countries borders and Vietnam did the trail pass along?

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Quiz Questions for w/e 6th March

WOW – March already!?!

[Q1.] Who directed the 1995 movie Braveheart?

[Q2.] What country was Marie Curie born in?

[Q3.] Which 1984 song has the following as the second verse?

I’ve fallen in love
I’ve fallen in love for the first time
And this time I know it’s for real
I’ve fallen in love yea
God knows, God knows I’ve fallen in love

[Q4.] What European nation has this flag?

[Q5.] Who was the first U.S President to be born in a hospital?

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Quiz Questions for w/e 27th February

Another week over – and here are another 10 trivia questions for you to try.

[Q1.] Birdman (2014) won this year’s Best Picture, which movie won the Oscar last year?

[Q2.] What year in the 1970’s did the 3 Mile Island nuclear disaster occur?

[Q3.] Which 1983 song has the following opening verse?

Well, my friends, the time has come
To raise the roof and have some fun
Throw away the work to be done
Let the music play on
(play on, play on)

[Q4.] What European nation has this flag?

[Q5.] Which author wrote books about the character “Jack Reacher” ?

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Quiz Questions for w/e 20th February

I moved house this week, so am a little disorganised this evening.

[Q1.] In the 2014 movie Imitation Game what real life character does Benedict Cumberbatch play?

[Q2.] What year in the 1980’s did the Chernobyl disaster occur?

[Q3.] Which 1984 song has the following opening verse?

Layin’ in the after glow
I only want to learn what you know
But now you’re leavin’
How many hearts must you break
And how many calls must I make

But now you’re leavin’
In this world all that I choose has come unbearable
But love is in your touch
Ooh, it’s killing me so much

[Q4.] What European nation has this flag?

[Q5.] Which author wrote “American Gods” and “Neverwhere”?
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