Quiz Questions

Am running a quiz next week and am trying to get questions that are challenging, interesting or funny. You know the one's that once heard are not forgotten. Can the forum help me out? Here are a couple of my favourites...

Why doesn’t a snake close it’s eyes when sleeping

What is the name of the ship in The Mutiny On The Bounty

Which of these is not a nut – Peanut, Acorn, Chestnut or Hazelnut?


  • Who scored a goal in a cup final and later in the match took the place of the injured goalkeeper and saved a penalty?
  • NessieNessie ✭✭✭
    Why did none of the 20 Spanish Gold medallists at the Athens Paralympics sing along to their national anthem?
  • Roy of the Rovers i guess
  • What is the capital of Outer Mongolia? Well I heard it as a kid and have never forgotten it :o)

  • Whats the longest river in the British Isles.

    Might be easy for some, but a lot get it wrong!
  • Nessie, sounds promising, i don't know
  • Wiz - Ulan Bator?
  • Where's the original question gone? That's not a quiz question, just a question.
  • Who are the reigning Olympic Rugby Champions

    We all know what the Loan Rangers horse was called, but what was Tonto's horse called
  • Forget my last question, it wasn't there when I last looked. Must be a bug (honestly).
  • Who's the only cricketer ever to have scored two double centuries in a test match?

    (May have changed since I won a Guiness Book of World Records for it in my youth, of course...)
  • Id - correct.

    Without using Google!!! I think DtS's answer is the USA.
  • Pammie*Pammie* ✭✭✭
    What is the oldest parliament in the world?
  • yep Wiz... what about Tonto's horse tho !

    Who was the pilot of Fireball XL5 ?

    Who flew Super car ?

    What is Lady Penelope's full name in Thunderbirds ?

    Who has a specialist subject of the Puppets of Gerry Anderson ???
  • Who had a number one record in 1970, did not release any records for 12 years by which time their lineup had completely changed, and then had a number one with this record?
  • we need some answers for these questions :

    without cheating and using google mind so dont blame me if im wrong...

    Why doesn’t a snake close it’s eyes when sleeping - cause it has no eyelids

    Which of these is not a nut – Peanut, Acorn, Chestnut or Hazelnut? - chestnut

    Im crap at trivia stuff like this.

  • Oldest Parliament : Isle of Man?
  • Pammie*Pammie* ✭✭✭
  • Pammie : I know it is something with Viking/Norse connections (I think).
  • Pammie*Pammie* ✭✭✭
    Do you give up want a clue. A forumite lives in this country
  • NessieNessie ✭✭✭
    Bod - the Spanish National Anthem has no words :o)
  • Pammie*Pammie* ✭✭✭
    Good one nessie - i never knew that
  • for a film round,
    name all the Mgnificent Seven actors.
  • Ok Pammie I've cheated now and used Google which gives both Iceland and the Manx Parliament.

    Extract below

    'The Queen and Prince Philip sat on top of a man-made, three-tier hill to preside over the Tynwald ceremony - the oldest continuous parliament in the world.'

    Perhaps the word 'continuous' if the difference and Iceland had a break sometrime?

  • I meant 'is the difference and Iceland had a break sometime'
  • Some answers

    Snakes don't have eyelids
    Peanut is a bean not a nut
    The ship was called the bounty

    Tonto's horse when sold in the toy shops was Scout but I don't know if that was the name in the series

    Steve Zodiac was Captain of FBXL5 - quiz is for parents of Primary school and I'll be lynched if I asked them about such ancient history!!
  • Pammie*Pammie* ✭✭✭
    Althing (or Althingi)

    courtesy of Jeeves

    Heard this on a quiz show once and never forgot
  • The largest Oil Spill in U.S history occured in 1989 contaminating 1,900Km of Alaskan coastline. What was the name of the oil tanker?
  • Pammie*Pammie* ✭✭✭
    Exxon aldez (sp!!)
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