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Quiz Number 115 – Questions

Our free Interactive Quiz has bodacious questions from Nigel Mansell’s trophy to Jimmy Nail’s shoes. There are 40 Questions, 10 each on General Knowledge, Music, Sport and Film & TV... no time limit, click Start to begin and good luck!

Category: General Knowledge

In a game of chess, which piece is worth more according to standard valuation – the rook or the knight?

Category: General Knowledge

In which European City are the headquarters of fashion house Louis Vuitton?

Category: General Knowledge

What is the SWAT in SWAT Team an acronym for?

Category: General Knowledge

During World War 2 which popular soft drink was created by Coca Cola Deutschland to sell to Germans because of the trade embargo with America?

Category: General Knowledge

In surnames prefixed with Fitz, such as Fitzgerald or Fitzwilliam, what does the Fitz mean?

Category: General Knowledge

Which is the closest planet to earth?

Category: General Knowledge

The Volta is the major river running through which West African country?

Category: General Knowledge

What do we call the procedure of systematically acquiring and recording information about the members of a given population?

Category: General Knowledge

Which Queen was the last British monarch from the House of Hanover?

Category: General Knowledge

What is the International System of Units (SI) unit of force?

Category: Music

Shine On You Crazy Diamond, Welcome To The Machine and Have A Cigar are three tracks from which timeless 1975 album?

Category: Music

Who was the youngest member of the Beatles?

Category: Music

Who’s last solo number one single was The Lazy Song in 2011?

Category: Music

Which rapper made UK Chart history in September 2018 by taking a ninth successive album to the top of the charts?

Category: Music

Which Scottish born singer won the BRIT Award for best British Female solo artist six times between 1984 and 1996?

Category: Music

In 2004 which band got into the top 10 with Bedshaped?

Category: Music

Which soap star went to number one in the 1986 UK Charts with Every Loser Wins?

Category: Music

Which band released the 1990 album Pills ‘n’ Thrills and Bellyaches on the Factory Record label?

Category: Music

What popular opera, penned by George Bizet, is a story about a a fiery gypsy girl who works in a cigarette factory?

Category: Music

In the 1992 which heavy metal rockers from Leyton, East London, had a number two UK hit single with Be Quick Or Be Dead?

Category: Sport

Which country is widely recognised as being the origin of modern day karate?

Category: Sport

In golf how many shots would you have taken if you played an albatross on a par-five hole?

Category: Sport

In the early 1970s with which club did famous manager Brian Clough win his first First Division title?

Category: Sport

Which field sport involves two teams of 10 men or two teams of 12 women, using a netted stick to catch and launch balls?

Category: Sport

Which US athlete upset Adolf Hitler at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by winning four gold medals?

Category: Sport

At which historic public school in London did the game of squash originate?

Category: Sport

Which former Man United and England midfielder, who retired in 2013, turned out for Royton Town of the Manchester Premier League in August 2018 as they were short of players?

Category: Sport

In which central european country did British F1 driver Nigel Mansell clinch his first and only Grand Prix Championship?

Category: Sport

Which London born former boxer won a Super Heavyweight Gold Medal for Team GB at the Sydney Olympics in 2000 then went on to win the World Boxing Foundation World belt in 2004?

Category: Sport

In Horse Racing, which famous female trainer’s 1984 autobiography was titled The Glorious Uncertainty?

Category: Film & TV

Po, Laa-laa and Tinky Winky are three of the teletubbies, what’s the fourth called?

Category: Film & TV

Which actress played Scarlett O’Hara in the 1939 film Gone With the Wind?

Category: Film & TV

Complete this long running BBC children’s shows opening phrase: It’s Friday, It’s five to five, and it’s...

Category: Film & TV

What is the name of the tiger in Disney’s 2016 Jungle Book?

Category: Film & TV

In the TV series Peaky Blinders what is the name of the criminal gang formed by brothers Thomas, Arthur, John and Finn?

Category: Film & TV

Where in the world was actor Russell Crowe born?

Category: Film & TV

Which Coronation Street character was quickly written out of the show in 1983 due to the actor being involved in a rather unsavoury incident in a swimming pool?

Category: Film & TV

Which actress plays the title role in the 2000 film Erin Brockovich?

Category: Film & TV

What kind of shoes did Jimmy Nail wear in his mid-nineties BBC TV series?

Category: Film & TV

How many Dirty Harry films did Clint Eastwood star in?

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