A quiz for friday

Tell me how long it takes you to answer this quiz

  1. Which planet is closest to the sun

  2. How many holes are there in a ten pin bowling ball

  3. What is a baby seal called

  4. How many valves or keys does a trumpet have

  5. How is the number 5 written in Roman numerals

  6. What cheese shares its name with an English Gorge

  7. In which country is the Louvre Museum

  8. Which is the tallest mountain in the world

  9. What is the name of Fred Flintstones daughter

PS; It would have been quick, I nearly forgot to delete the answers

took me no time at all, but i dunno if my answers were correct :stuck_out_tongue:

Well, that’s confusing for me who is always confused Lol

For all I know you could have answered Turkey to every question.


Got it! give me the first letter of each answer



all were turkey, thanks for the tip


You are both correct

Too easy I know-gobble gobble

8 is a trick question, if you do mean tallest and not highest then the obvious answer can be disputed for another mountain.

There is always one lol

Sorry but I’ve seen people caught out on that one so many times in pub quizzes. :wink:

Right, I’m getting tough now. Last one tonight

First one to answer and write them down all correctly is the winner. Full answers please

  1. In Eastenders, The Queen Victoria pub is at the corner of Albert Square and which street?
  2. Which musician was born Philippe Pagés in Paris in 1953?
  3. Which film actor was the most decorated American soldier in World War Two?
  4. Branded the ‘eternal Booker bridesmaid’, who was shortlisted five times for the Man Booker prize between 1973 and 1998 but never won?
  5. What is ziganka?
  6. Which movie was John Wayne making when he won an Oscar for ‘True Grit’?
  7. Which musical includes the line ‘Yes, I remember it well’?
  8. What was the first novel ever written on a typewriter?
  9. Which Oxford college did Margaret Thatcher attend?
  10. Which is the world’s smallest flightless bird?

know the author

maybe the musician

but is there any provision for ms brain?


ps i love these threads

  1. Ramsey Street
  2. Gary Glitter
  3. Ronald Reagan
  4. Leonardo DiCaprio
  5. Greek salad dressing
  6. When Harry Met Sally
  7. Cats
  8. The New Testament
  9. I dont know; but i would bet she never visited the Student’s Union.
  10. My mother in law (an italian who refuses to board an aeroplane)

What prize did i win?

Well you’ve not done well have you

No prize.

I can see I’ve swung the other way now and made it too difficult

Oh dear


Yah gotta name them carole to win

I show no mercy heeheehee

1 - no idea, don’t watch it

2 - Richard Clayderman

3 - Audie Murphy

4 - Beryl Bainbridge

5 - I would guess at either a dance or musical instrument

6 - dunno, he made so many, Chism perhaps?

7 - Gigi

8 - A Mark Twain one - either Tom Sawyer or Huckleberry Finn

9 - dunno (don’t care)

10 - I think its called a rail

How did I do?

  1. Bridge Street

  2. A Russian country dance, so You are correct.

  3. Rio Lobo

I loved John Wayne.

  1. Tom Sawyer!

  2. I don’t know either Without checking because I can’t read my own sqiggly writing this morning

  3. Kiwi

I’m declaring you the Winner JBK


jbk got no.10 right, too. it’s called an inaccessible island rail. i only looked it up cos i remembered the kind of size a kiwi egg was, and if that came from the worlds smallest flightless bird, then it would deserve everybody’s pity. the quiz however, i couldn’t do. good to wrack our brains tho’.