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The Quiz Quiz

A quiz all about quizzes! 10 Questions.

 
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1

First appearing in 1784, what did the word "quiz" originally mean?

  • A police interrogation
  • A gentleman's wig
  • An odd person

2

Match these Trivial Pursuit categories to the correct colour of pie:

Drag items from right column to match with left column

Left

  • Sports & Leisure
  • Science & Nature
  • History
  • Arts & Literature

Right

  • Brown
  • Orange
  • Green
  • Yellow

3

With whom might you associate the phrase: "I've started so I'll finish"?

  • Bob Holness
  • Magnus Magnusson
  • Jeremy Paxman

4

Who was the first person to win the top prize on "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire"?

  • Judith Keppel
  • David Edwards
  • Charles Ingram

5

What is the study or collection of trivia formally called?

  • Spermology
  • Egology
  • Triviology

6

Who was the original host of "University Challenge"?

  • Jeremy Paxman
  • Bamber Gascoigne
  • Bob Holness

7

How many categories are available in the US quiz show "Jeopardy!"?

  • Six
  • Eight
  • Ten

8

On which 90s show might you be asked "Question or Nominate"?

  • Brain Of Britain
  • Going For Gold
  • Fifteen To One

9

Which is the only team to have successfully defended their "University Challenge" crown?

  • Magdalen College, Oxford
  • Magdalene College, Cambridge
  • Imperial College, London

10

Which current show features challengers taking on five of the best quizzers in Britain?

  • Boffins
  • Eggheads
  • Brainboxes

 

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