1. NATURAL WORLD
    King, Emperor, Gentoo, Chinstrap, and Rockhopper are types of: Seal; Crab; Penguin; or Monkey?
  2. HISTORY
    For much of the past 600 years Europe has been colonising various parts of the globe and creating empires and so on. Of The Americas, the Africas or The Asians, which one was colonised first by European powers?
  3. AIR TRAVEL
    British Airways, Aer Lingus,  Finn Air and Iberian are all part of the Air alliance called One World. What is the name of the alliance that connects SAS, Air China, Lufthansa and many other airlines
  4. WORLD MAPS
    Three Asian and one European country here. Identify the four countries.
    quiz-62-q4-contry-outlines
  5. TELEPHONY
    What is the international dialling code for the United Kingdom?
  6. SPORTS COMMENTARIES
    Listen to this audio clip of a famos sporting event and identify the year the broadcast took place.
  7. CURRENT AFFAIRS
    Fidel Castro died earlier this week to a mix of sadness and celebration. He was no fan of American capitalism but there is one McDonalds on the island of Cuba, where exactly is it located?
  8. RENAISSANCE ART
    Two well known works of art from the Renaissance period. For each painting identify the name of the painting, the artist and the city where it can be seen today.
    quiz-62-q8-renaissance-paintings
  9. SPORT
    As of today, who is the number 1 mens tennis player in the world according to the ATP world rankings? Elias Ymer number 162
  10. BORDERS
    Name any eight of the eleven countries in the world that have a border with eight or more other countries.
  11. CONNECTIONS
    Read the four lists below, each of the items in the list has got something in common. Identify the connections in each of these four lists.
    quiz-62-q11-connections
  12. CARTOON CHARACTERS
    Poopdeck Pappy is the father of which cartoon character released for the first time in 1929?
  13. TODAY IN HISTORY
    On December 1st the following three events made the news in history. Which decade did each of these three events happen in;
    Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus in Alabama, The first meeting took place in Kyoto which eventually ended up with the Kyoto accord beng signed. , The two ends of the tunnel connected with each other creating a land connection between Britain and France for the first time in 8000 years:
  14. MOVIES
    Four bald men from movies. Identify each of the specific movies that each of these characters appear in. In the event of the character appearing in more than one film in a film series the general series name will suffice. For picture D, any film or TV series where this character is played by this actor will do (there are many)
    quiz-62-q14-baldies-in-movies
  15. FOOD AND DRINK
    What kind of milk is a basic ingredient of Thai cooking?
  16. MOVIE SOUNDTRACKS
    Listen to these two pieces of music and identify the films that they come from
  17. CURRENT AFFAIRS
    A leg od the final of the South American Champions League was to take place on Wednesday night, sadly the plane carrying one of the teams crashed killing 71 people. Which two countries had clubs playing in that game?
  18. HISTORICAL LANDMARKS
    Two well known historically important landmarks. Name the location and the country for each. For the second one the name of the statue or the building behind will do.
    quiz-62-q18-historical-landmarks
  19. BIBLE
    According to the bible Jesus was born in bethleham but in which town did Joseph and Mary live in and where Jesus was brought up?
  20. NATURAL LANDMARKS
    The world famous landmarks ‘El Capitan’ and ‘Half Dome’ are both found in which North American national park?
  21. HISTORY
    What was the name of the Hitlers hideout located in then Prussia, now Poland and was the scene of the most famous attempt to assassinate him?
  22. DRUMMERS
    Three drummers, name each of them and the bands that they are most associated with.
    quiz-62-q22-drummers

 

  1. NATURAL WORLD
    King, Emperor, Gentoo, Chinstrap, and Rockhopper are types of: Seal; Crab; Penguin; or Monkey?

    1. Penguin
  2. HISTORY
    For much of the past 600 years Europe has been colonising various parts of the globe and creating empires and so on. Of The Americas, the Africas or The Asians, which one was colonised first by European powers?

    1. The Americas
  3. AIR TRAVEL
    British Airways, Aer Lingus,  Finn Air and Iberian are all part of the Air alliance called One World. What is the name of the alliance that connects SAS, Air China, Lufthansa and many other airlines?

    1. Star Alliance
  4. WORLD MAPS
    Three Asian and one European country here. Identify the four countries.
    quiz-62-q4-contry-outlines

    1. A) Japan b) Iceland c) South Korea d) North Korea
      ( ½ point for each correct answer)
  5. TELEPHONY
    What is the international dialling code for the United Kingdom?

    1. +44
  6. SPORTS COMMENTARIES
    Listen to this audio clip of a famos sporting event and identify the year the broadcast took place.
    1. 1966 (World Cup Final , England v west Germany at Wembley)
  7. CURRENT AFFAIRS
    Fidel Castro died earlier this week to a mix of sadness and celebration. He was no fan of American capitalism but there is one McDonalds on the island of Cuba, where exactly is it located? M

    1. Army base at Guantanamo Bay
  8. RENAISSANCE ART
    Two well known works of art from the Renaissance period. For each painting identify the name of the painting, the artist and the city where it can be seen today.
    quiz-62-q8-renaissance-paintings

    1. a/b/c) The Birth of Venus by Sandro Botticelli in the Uffizi Gallery, Florence
      d/e/f) Creation of Adam (or Man) by Michaelangelo Buonarroti in the SIstine Chapel, Vatican City                (I also accepted Rome)
      ( ½ point for each correct answer = total 3 points)
  9. SPORT
    As of today, who is the number 1 mens tennis player in the world according to the ATP world rankings? Elias Ymer number 162

    1. Andy Murray
  10. BORDERS
    Name any eight of the eleven countries in the world that have a border with eight or more other countries.

    1. China / Russia / France / Brazil / DRC / Germany / Austria / Serbia / Tanzania / Turkey / Zambia
      ( ½ point for each correct one = total 4 points)
  11. CONNECTIONS
    Read the four lists below, each of the items in the list has got something in common. Identify the connections in each of these four lists.
    quiz-62-q11-connections

    1. a) Donald Trump businesses b) Ryder Cup Golf Courses
      c) South American currencies d) New Sports in 2020 Olympics
      ( ½ point for each correct answer)
  12. CARTOON CHARACTERS
    Poopdeck Pappy is the father of which cartoon character released for the first time in 1929?

    1. Popeye
  13. TODAY IN HISTORY
    On December 1st the following three events made the news in history. Which decade did each of these three events happen in;
    Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus in Alabama, The first meeting took place in Kyoto which eventually ended up with the Kyoto accord beng signed. , The two ends of the tunnel connected with each other creating a land connection between Britain and France for the first time in 8000 years:

    1. a) 1955 c) 1997 d) 1990
      ( ½ point for each correct answer)
  14. MOVIES
    Four bald men from movies. Identify each of the specific movies that each of these characters appear in. In the event of the character appearing in more than one film in a film series the general series name will suffice. For picture D, any film or TV series where this character is played by this actor will do (there are many)
    quiz-62-q14-baldies-in-movies

    1. a) Bane from Dark Knight Rises b) Mola Ram from Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom c) Bullseye from Daredevil
      d)
      Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Thor, Captain America: The First Avenger, The Avengers, and Captain America: The Winter Soldier
      ( ½ point for eqch correct answer = total 2 points)
  15. FOOD AND DRINK
    What kind of milk is a basic ingredient of Thai cooking?

    1. Coconut Milk
  16. MOVIE SOUNDTRACKS
    Listen to these two pieces of music and identify the films that they come from
    1. A) Dirty Dancing ( I’ve Had the Time of my Life by Bill Medley and Jennifer Warren)
      b) Monsters Inc (If I Didn’t Have You performed by Billy Crystal and John Goodman)
      ( ½ point for each correct answer)
  17. CURRENT AFFAIRS
    A leg od the final of the South American Champions League was to take place on Wednesday night, sadly the plane carrying one of the teams crashed killing 71 people. Which two countries had clubs playing in that game?

    1. Colombia and Brazil
      ( ½ point for each correct answer)
  18. HISTORICAL LANDMARKS
    Two well known historically important landmarks. Name the location and the country for each. For the second one the name of the statue or the building behind will do.
    quiz-62-q18-historical-landmarks

    1. a/b) Luxor in Egypt c/d) Neptune (at the Palace in Versailles) in France
      (½ point for each correct answer = 2 points total)
  19. BIBLE
    According to the bible Jesus was born in bethleham but in which town did Joseph and Mary live in and where Jesus was brought up?

    1. Nazareth
  20. NATURAL LANDMARKS
    The world famous landmarks ‘El Capitan’ and ‘Half Dome’ are both found in which North American national park?

    1. Yosemite
  21. HISTORY
    What was the name of the Hitlers hideout located in then Prussia, now Poland and was the scene of the most famous attempt to assassinate him?

    1. Wolfs Lair
  22. DRUMMERS
    Three drummers, name each of them and the bands that they are most associated with.
    quiz-62-q22-drummers

    1. a/b) Larry Mullen Jnr from U2 c/d) Pete Best from The Beatles
      e/f) Tico Torres from Guns ‘n’ Roses
      ( ½ point for each drummer and ½ point for each band = 3 points total)