Pack A Punch Round 2

Pub Quiz – Pack A Punch – Round 2

As before this is nothing to do with boxing or other fighting sports but another round with 20 questions instead of the usual 15, This is a general knowledge quiz with medium difficulty.

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Quiz Questions

  1. Who was nicknamed ‘The Father of the Railway’?
  2. Which novel by Dan Brown begins with the murder of the curator of the Louvre museum in Paris?
  3. Which famous snooker commentator once said: “He’s going for the pink, and for those of you with black and white sets, the yellow is behind the blue”?
  4. Sarah Dallin, Keren Woodward and Siobhan Fahey were the original members of which group?
  5. In the UK, they are known as Star Jumps – by what name is this exercise known in the USA?
  6. The adjective ferric describes which metal?
  7. As Chancellor of the Exchequer who led the UK into the Exchange Rate Mechanism?
  8. Which American TV series is set in Wisteria Lane?
  9. What is ‘the mint with the hole’?
  10. What is the Japanese art of paper folding?
  11. Red is at one end of a rainbow, which colour is at the other end?
  12. “Never Say Never Again” was a re-make of which film?
  13. What is the term for the grasslands between the Andes and the Atlantic in South America?
  14. Complete this line from Monty Python’s ‘Life of Brian’ – “He’s not the Messiah, he’s a very…”?
  15. Which football club are called ‘The Canaries’?
  16. Whose death was reported with the newspaper headline: “Farewell Mr Miss World”?
  17. Which group had top ten hits in the 1970s with ‘Broken Down Angel’ and ‘Bad Bad Boy’?
  18. Which American sit-com was mainly set in a shop called Buy The Book?
  19. The kraken is a mythical sea monster said to appear off the coast of which country?
  20. Which Roberta Flack hit was written about Don McLean?

 


 

Quiz Answers

  1. GEORGE STEPHENSON
  2. THE DA VINCI CODE
  3. TED LOWE
  4. BANANARAMA
  5. JUMPING JACKS
  6. IRON
  7. JOHN MAJOR
  8. DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES
  9. POLO
  10. ORIGAMI
  11. VIOLET
  12. THUNDERBALL
  13. PAMPAS
  14. NAUGHTY BOY
  15. NORWICH CITY
  16. ERIC MORLEY
  17. NAZARETH
  18. ELLEN
  19. NORWAY
  20. KILLING ME SOFTLY WITH HIS SONG

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