Quick Quiz #10

It’s time to test your brain cells again with our latest online quiz – yes, it’s Quick Quiz #10!

It’s all for fun – there is no prize – and the answers will be online at 9am on April 30, 2021.

Good luck!

1 Which of these is the chemical formula for water?
A) H2O
B) SiO2

2 Which of these is NOT one of the two known plays by Shakespeare which have been lost?
A) Cardenio
B) The Country Wife
C) Love’s Labours Won

3 Who first presented the TV quiz show University Challenge?
A) Jeremy Paxman
B) Peter Snow
C) Bamber Gascoigne

4 What is the official name of the tower in which Big Ben is located?
A) Elizabeth Tower
B) Victorian Tower
C) Edward Tower

5 Which of these actors has NOT played Doctor Who?
A) John Hurt
B) Peter Cushing
C) John Simm

6 Which of these actors has NOT played the TV scientist Quatermass?
A) John Mills
B) Peter Cushing
C) Andre Morell

7 Who is the face of the Go Compare TV adverts?
A) Wynne Evans
B) Clare Bell
C) Gabrielle Miller

8 Who was the mother of King Richard I and King John?
A) Eleanor of Aquitaine
B) Aénor de Châtellerault
C) Dangereuse de l’Isle Bouchard

9 How many people died trying to cross the Berlin Wall prior to its demolition?
A) 17
B) 84
C) 136

10 What is the name of the official who is in charge of an inquest?
A) Ombudsman
B) Coroner
C) Inspector

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