QUIZ

General Knowledge

Cheshire, Guiness World Records, Capital Cities, Movie Quotes & Family Fortunes
5 Sections, 25 Questions


The county town of Chester which was founded by the Romans in 79CE. What was the Roman name for the town?
a) Deva
b) Camulodunon
c) Caer


01

01 A - Deva


Which village was built by the Lever Brothers' company for their employees?
a) Port Sunlight
b) New Brighton
c) Leverhulme


02

02 A - Port Sunlight


West of Chester is the town of Daresbury. Daresbury's most famous son was Charles Dodgson. How did he become famous?
a) He signed the death warrant of Charles I
b) He became one of the greatest all rounders English cricket has ever produced
c) He was the author Lewis Carroll of "Alice in Wonderland" fame


03

03 C - Lewis Carol - Alice In Wonderland


4. There are three Cheshire towns ending in "wich": Northwich, Middlewich and Nantwich. What does the ending "wich" signify?
a) A farmstead
b) A place where you can obtain salt
c) A fortification made from earthen banks


04

04 B - Place Where You Can Obtain Salt


The Cheshire coat of arms consists of a sword and what?
a) Fleur de lys
b) Diamonds
c) Wheat sheaves


05

05 C - Wheat Sheaves


The fastest jet-powered go-kart can travel at 112.29 mph. Which of these record-holding speed-machines can go even faster?
a) Fastest lawnmower
b) Fastest sofa
c) Fastest hot-tub


06

06 A - Fastest Lawnmower 133.57mph


What speed did the world's fastest mobility scooter reach?
a) 77 mph
b) 107 mph
c) 207 mph


07

06 B - 107 Mph


Italian Dimitri Panciera balanced the record number of scoops of ice cream on one cone. How many scoops did he cram onto the cone?
a) 65
b) 91
c) 121


08

08 C - 121


What's the record for the greatest number of clothes pegs clipped to a human face in 60 seconds?
a) 51
b) 66
c) 87


09

09 A - 51


What is the record for the greatest number of spoons balanced on a human face?
a) 51
b) 31
c) 43


10

10 B - 31


What is the capital city of Australia?


11

11 Canberra


What is the capital city of Canada?


12

12 Ottawa


What is the capital city of India?


13

13 New Delhi


What is the capital city of Romania?


14

14 Bucharest


What is the capital city of Switzerland?


15

15 Bern


Name the film from this quote
I'm the king of the world!


16

16 Titanic (1997)


Name the film from this quote
If you build it, he will come


17

17 Field Of Dreams (1989)


Name the film from this quote
Just keep swimming


18

18 Finding Nemo (2003)


Name the film from this quote
I'll have what she's having


19

19 When Harry Met Sally (1989)


Name the film from this quote
They may take our lives, but they'll never take our freedom!


20

20 Braveheart (1995)


Family Fortunes
Name something that goes up and down


21

21 3 Points Lift, 2 Points Seesaw, 1 Point Yo-Yo


Family Fortunes
Name a type of note


22

22 3 Points Bank, 2 Points Musical, 1 Points Sick


Family Fortunes
Name a way to let party guests know you want them to leave


23

23 3 Points Yawn, 2 Points Get Coats, 1 Points Tidy Up


Family Fortunes
Name something that goes well with custard


24

24 3 Points Jelly, 2 Points Apple Pie, 1 Points Banana


Family Fortunes
Name something you pull at christmas


25

25 3 Points Cracker, 2 Points Man Or Woman, 1 Points Wishbone

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