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A Mixture of All-Sorts Quiz

No particular subject; just the standard General Knowledge quiz. Good luck! 18 Questions.

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In which film did Tom Hanks win his last Oscar in the category "Best Actor in a Leading Role"?

  • Cast Away
  • Philadelphia
  • Forrest Gump


Which of the following events does NOT make up a section in the MODERN day Pentathlon?

  • Long Jump
  • Swimming 200m Freestyle
  • Equestrian Show Jumping


In which year did ABBA win the Euro vision with the hit "Waterloo"?

  • 1976
  • 1974
  • 1975

Question 4 Photo

Can you identify the celebrity from this childhood photo?

  • Beyonce Knowles
  • Diana Ross
  • Whitney Houston


What is the name of the capital city of Kenya?

  • Nicosia
  • Nairobi
  • Nassau


During the Trojan War, Achilles was killed by which member of the Trojan army?

  • Hector
  • Priam
  • Paris


According to the Internet Movie Database (IMDB), what is the highest rated film judged by their viewers?

  • Shawshank Redemption
  • Godfather
  • Schindler's List


James Naismith is believed to be the creator of the game Basketball, can you tell me in which year did he achieve this?

  • 1901
  • 1891
  • 1881


The song "If I were a rich man", is a well known song from which musical?

  • Oliver
  • Wicked
  • Fiddler on the Roof

Question 10 Photo

Can you identify the celebrity from this childhood photo?

  • Shayne Ward
  • Hugh Grant
  • David Beckham


In the Shakespearean play "Hamlet"; what is the name of Hamlet's love interest?

  • Gertrude
  • Laertes
  • Ophelia


What would be considered your birthstone if you were born on the 14th of April? (Modern Birthstones)

  • Opal
  • Diamond
  • Emerald


George Lazenby is the only actor to play James Bond in only one film. What is the name of that film?

  • You Only Live Twice
  • A View to a Kill
  • On her Majesty's Secret Service


The Rugby World Cup 2011 was recently concluded with the eventual winners being the host nation New Zealand. However; who was the leading point scorer of the tournament?

  • Piri Weepu (New Zealand)
  • Morne Steyn (South Africa)
  • James O'Conner (Australia)


Which Kylie Minogue song begins with the lyrics "Thought that I was going crazy. Just having one of those days yeah. Didn't know what to do. Then there was you.." ?

  • Love at first sight
  • Can't get you out of my head
  • Better the devil you know

Question 16 Photo

Can you identify the celebrity from this childhood photo?

  • Zac Efron
  • Leonardo DiCaprio
  • Tobey Maguire


Which of Henry VIII's wives bore him his only son Edward?

  • Jane Seymour
  • Anne Boleyn
  • Katherine Parr


In the standard UK version of Monopoly, what colour is the tile for "Bond Street"?

  • Red
  • Yellow
  • Green