1. In the world of television, which character says, everybody lies?
  2. Domenico and Stefano are the first names of which famous pair of fashion designers?
  3. Which is the only club in the entire Spamish professional football leagues to be located outside of the country of Spain?
  4. Name these four bands from their logos below.
    quiz-61-q4-band-logos
  5. Which fundamentalist Muslim movement takes its name from the Pashto for “students”, because it was reputedly founded by Afghani students exiled in Pakistan?
  6. Listen to this music clip from a classical piece of music. Name the piece of music and its composer. Finally, this is the anthem of which body?
  7. Two answers required here. Though their relationship was never specified Who was Barbies boyfriend from 1961 until 2004 (got back together again in 2011). The second part of the question is who was Barbies best friend since 1963, with the same name as an annoying animal that bites? Finally what is Barbie’s family name?
  8. Two fictional superheroes. Name the superhero, name the actor and identify the alter ego for these two heores.
    quiz-61-q8-superheroes
  9. Name any four of the top fice countries in the world in terms of army size.
  10. Name these four pieces of music and the band/singer behind each of them)
  1. Name these four sporting superstars.
    quiz-61-q11-sports-stars
  2. In terms of population, name the second largest cities in both Denmark and the Republic of Ireland?
  3. Name any year that Napoleon Bonaparte was alive?
  4. Name the countries (two Asian and two African) that have these flags.
    quiz-61-q14-flags
  1. In the 100m hurdle race over how many burdles do the the jump over?
  2. Which capital city is furthest south in South America?
  3. Which modern day country was formerly known as Kampucha?
  4. Name the organisation (or country in c and d) beind each of these four political logos.
    quiz-61-q18-political-logos
  5. Harry potter and the Philosophers Stone was the first book and movie from the Harry potter series. In what year was the film released?
  6. The highest mountain in the U.S.A. is Denali. In 2015 Barak Obama it would become known as Denali after previously being named after the 25th presidenf or the USA who was assissinated in 1901? What was Denali called until 2015?
  7. Earlier this year the Russian city of Oryol controversially erected a statue of an infamous Tsar. Locals were so upset they protested the statue feeling that erecting a statue of a tyrannical leader was not good for the city. Which Tsar was it?
  8. Using this map as a guide identify the states thta CAT, General Motors, Great Western, Lexmark, Garmin and Nike originated.
    quiz-61-q25-us-states

 

  1. In the world of television, which character says, everybody lies?
    1. Gregory House MD
  2. Domenico and Stefano are the first names of which famous pair of fashion designers?
    1. Dolce and Gabbana
  3. Which is the only club in the entire Spamish professional football leagues to be located outside of the country of Spain?
    1. Andorra FC
  4. Name these four bands from their logos below.
    quiz-61-q4-band-logos

    1. a) Nirvana b) Rolling Stones c) Queen d) Radiohead
      (½ point for each correct answer)
  5. Which fundamentalist Muslim movement takes its name from the Pashto for “students”, because it was reputedly founded by Afghani students exiled in Pakistan?
    1. Taliban
  6. Listen to this music clip from a classical piece of music. Name the piece of music and its composer. Finally, this is the anthem of which body?
    1. Ode to Joy by Ludvig van Beethoven. It is the anthem for the European Union
      (½ point for the name of the piece of music and ½ point for the composer. A full point for the European Union = 2 points total)
  7. Two answers required here. Though their relationship was never specified Who was Barbies boyfriend from 1961 until 2004 (got back together again in 2011). The second part of the question is who was Barbies best friend since 1963, with the same name as an annoying animal that bites? Finally what is Barbie’s family name?
    1. Ken and Midge is the best friend. Roberts is the family name.
      ( ½ point for the boyfriend, ½ point for the best friend and a full point for the family name = 2 points total)
  8. Two fictional superheroes. Name the superhero, name the actor and identify the alter ego for these two heroes.
    quiz-61-q8-superheroes

    1. a/b/c) Wolverine, aka James Howlett played by Hugh Jackman
      d/e/f) Captain America aka Steve Rogers** played by Chris Evans
      ( ½ point for each correct answer)
      ** You might want to specify that this superhro has many alter egos but we were going for the name in the more recent films and the one most commonly used.
  9. Name any four of the top fice countries in the world in terms of army size.
    1. China, USA, Russia, North Korea, India
      (½ point for each correct answer)
  10. Name these four pieces of music and the band/singer behind each of them)
    1. a/b) Born in the USA by Bruce Springsteen
      c/d) Redemption Song by Bob Marley
      e/f) Hot n’ cold by Katy Perry
      g/h) Chains of Love by Erasure
      ( ½ point for each correct song and ½ point for each singer/group)


  1. Name these four sporting superstars.
    quiz-61-q11-sports-stars

    1. a) Mariia Sharapova b) Danica Patrick c) Rhonda Roussey d)Ava Inavovic
      (½ point for each correct answer)
  2. In terms of population, name the second largest cities in both Denmark and the Republic of Ireland?
    1. Aarhus in Denmark and Cork in the Republic of Ireland
      ( ½ point for each correct city)
  3. Name any year that Napoleon Bonaparte was alive?
    1. 1769 – 1821
  4. Name the countries (two Asian and two African) that have these flags.
    quiz-61-q14-flags

    1. a) Senegal b) Malaysia c) Vietnam d) Liberia
      (½ point for each correct answer)
  1. In the 100m hurdle race over how many burdles do the the jump over?
    1. 10
  2. Which capital city is furthest south in South America?
    1. Montevideo in Uruguay
  3. Which modern day country was formerly known as Kampucha?
    1. Cambodia
  4. Name the organisation (or country in c and d) beind each of these four political logos.
    quiz-61-q18-political-logos

    1. Amnesty International b) CND c) Juche in North Korea d) Fascism in Italy
      (½ point for each corrct answer)
  5. Harry potter and the Philosophers Stone was the first book and movie from the Harry potter series. In what year was the film released?
    1. 2001
  6. The highest mountain in the U.S.A. is Denali. In 2015 Barak Obama it would become known as Denali after previously being named after the 25th presidenf or the USA who was assissinated in 1901? What was Denali called until 2015?
    1. Mount McKinlay (I also just accepted McKinlay)
  7. Earlier this year the Russian city of Oryol controversially erected a statue of an infamous Tsar. Locals were so upset they protested the statue feeling that erecting a statue of a tyrannical leader was not good for the city. Which Tsar was it?
    1. Ivan IV or Ivan the Terrible
  8. Using this map as a guide identify the states thta CAT, General Motors, Great Western, Lexmark, Garmin and Nike originated.
    quiz-61-q25-us-states

    1. CAT is from Illinois, General Motors is from Michigan Great Western is from Arizona, Lexmark is from Kentucky, Garmin is from Kansas and Nike is from Oregon
      ( ½ point for each cprrect state)