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A Quiz About Fools for April Fools' day.

A rather silly quiz about fools. Not to be taken seriously. 12 Questions.

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The old measurement "Foolscap" was a size for which sort of commodity?

  • Land
  • Hats
  • Paper
  • Champagne

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In which play by Shakespeare does "Fool" appear?

  • McBeth
  • The Comedy of Errors
  • King Lear
  • Measure for Measure

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Who ran for parliament representing "The Monster Raving Looney Party" for many years?

  • Screaming Lord Sutch
  • Wailing Duke Hutch
  • Moaning Viscount Mutch
  • Laughing Earl Butch

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"Silly mid-on" and "Silly mid-off" are both fielding positions in which game?

  • Stoolball
  • Baseball
  • Rounders
  • Cricket

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"Harley Quin" is a well known adversary of which superhero?

  • Superman
  • Batman
  • Spiderman
  • Ironman

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"Don't laugh at me. I'm just a Fool" was a song made famous by which comedian?

  • Ken Dodd
  • Benny Hill
  • Norman Wisdom
  • Frankie Howerd

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What mineral is sometimes known as "Fools' Gold"?

  • Pyrite
  • Haematite
  • Bauxite
  • Ferrite

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" A Fool, what a Fool, looking out of the mirror" is a line from which song recorded by P J Proby in 1965?

  • Up down turn around
  • Hurry on down
  • Burning down the house
  • Let the waters run down

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Which of the following is NOT an aletrnative name for a court jester or fool?

  • Prankster
  • Poltroon
  • Joker
  • Buffoon

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Which Rockabilly band recorded the album "Fools Paradise" in 2006?

  • The Rock Tigers
  • The Young Warewolves
  • Rattled Roosters
  • The Head Cat

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On April Fools' Day in 1857, tickets were issued for which, bogus, "Annual Ceremony" at the Tower of London?

  • Washing the Lions
  • Measuring the Beefeaters
  • Counting the Ravens
  • Trying on the Crown Jewels

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And finally a Silly joke. What goes "99 bonk"?

  • A melting icecream with a chocolate flake in it.
  • A centepede with a wooden leg.
  • A man walking into a bar.
  • A gooseberry in a lift.