Published On: Sat, Jul 30th, 2011

Quiz Series -50 Quiz Questions and its answers

1. Dr F Lanchester invented what motor safety aid in 1902?

Disc Brakes

2. Halophobia fear of what?

Speaking

3. Arthur Jefferson better known as who?

Stan Laurel

4. Why is the city La Paz in Bolivia safe from fire?

To high – Not enough air to burn

5. What is the national drink of Yugoslavia?

Slivovitz

6. Agnes the girls name means what?

Chaste

7. What were the wicks in the Vestal Virgins lamps made from?

Asbestos

8. Who is the Patron Saint of France?

St Denis

9. What are you supposed to give/get for 40 years of marriage?

Ruby

10. What is the Roman Numeral for 1000?

M

11. Who was the first man in space?

Yuri Gagarin
12. What would you do with a Yashmak?

Wear it – it’s an Arab veil
13. Who betrayed Jesus to the Romans?

Judas Escariot
14. Who’s band was The Quarrymen?

John Lenon
15. Which was the most successful Grand National horse?

Red Rum
16. Who starred as the Six Million Dollar Man?

Lee Majors
17. In the song Waltzing Matilda – What is a Jumbuck?

Sheep
18. Who was Dan Dare’s greatest enemy in the Eagle?

Mekon
19. What is Dick Grayson better known as?

Robin (Batman and Robin)
20. What was given on the fourth day of Christmas?

Calling birds
21. What was Skippy ( on TV )?

The bush kangaroo
22. What does a funambulist do?

Tightrope walker
23. What is the name of Dennis the Menace’s dog?

Gnasher
24. What are bactrians and dromedaries?

Camels (one hump or two)
25. Who played The Fugitive?

David Jason
26. Who was the King of Swing?

Benny Goodman
27. Who was the first man to fly across the channel?

Louis Bleriot
28. Who starred as Rocky Balboa?

Sylvester Stallone
29. In which war was the charge of the Light Brigade?

Crimean
30. Who invented the television?

John Logie Baird
31. Who would use a mashie niblick?

Golfer
32. In the song who killed Cock Robin?

Sparrow
33. What do deciduous trees do?

Lose their leaves in winter

34. In golf what name is given to the No 3 wood?

Spoon

35. If you has caries who would you consult?

Dentist – its tooth decay

36. What other name is Mellor’s famously known by?

Lady Chatterlys Lover
37. What did Jack Horner pull from his pie?

Plum

38. How many feet in a fathom?

Six
39. which film had song Springtime for Hitler?

The Producers
40. Name the legless fighter pilot of ww2?

Douglas Bader
41. What was the name of inn in Treasure Island?

Admiral Benbow
42. What was Erich Weiss better known as?

Harry Houdini
43. Who sailed in the Nina – Pinta and Santa Maria?

Christopher Columbus
44. Which leader died in St Helena?

Napoleon Bonaparte
45. Who wrote Gone with the Wind?

Margaret Mitchell
46. What does ring a ring a roses refer to?

The Black Death
47. Whose nose grew when he told a lie?

Pinocchio
48. Who has won the most Oscars?

Walt Disney
49. What would a Scotsman do with a spurtle?

Eat porridge (it’s a spoon)
50. Which award has the words for valour on it?

Victoria Cross

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