Quiz 4

Are you still there? Good, here’s a quiz that may not be so easy to Google the answers! 1. Who was the last American President to be born a subject of the British Empire? 2. What’s the secret of London’s BT Tower? 3. Menelik II of Ethiopia had some shocking […]

Quiz – 3

TLA –  that’s Three Letter Abreviations Why is ‘abreviations’ such a long word? Do you know what the following TLAs are? (without resorting to the internet of course) BMW DNA USB TNT RAM EDF B&Q BSA DAB KLM

Quiz 2 Answers

A bit easier this time, all with a music theme: Who were the famous backing singers on most of Elvis Presley’s early hits? The Jordanaires What is the better known stage name of Robyn Fenty? Rihanna Which group’s best-known recording is the 1967 single ‘A Whiter Shade of Pale’? Procol […]

C-19 Quiz 2

A bit easier this time, all with a music theme: Who were the famous backing singers on most of Elvis Presley’s early hits? What is the better known stage name of Robyn Fenty? Which group’s best-known recording is the 1967 single ‘A Whiter Shade of Pale’? What is the first […]

Quiz 1 Answers

Here are the answers. Top marks if you got more than three without Google! 1.  116 years. 1337 – 1453 2.  Ecuador 3.  From sheep and horses 4.  November 7th. Russia’s calendar was 13 days behind. 5.  16.  Louis 17th died in prison during the French revolution and never reached […]

Self-Isolation Quiz 1

Just to give you self-isolating choir members something to do, I’ve prepared this simple quiz.  Further quizzes may get harder. Good luck JB Easy Questions (?) 1. How long did the Hundred Years War last? 2. In which country are Panama hats made? 3. Where do we get catgut? 4. […]

Xmas Quiz 2019

In “Game of Thrones” which house has the motto “Winter is Coming”? At the winter Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere over which line of latitude is the sun directly over? In which of Shakespeare’s plays does the line “Now is the winter of our discontent” appear? In which land is […]

Eurovision Quiz

Just to while away the long school holidays . . . 1. Which country’s jury memorably voted “nul points” to the Swedish entry (which happened to win the competition and later go on to be a massive act worldwide) in 1974? 2. Ireland has the best Eurovision record, winning seven […]