Quiz League Style Set B

Designed to be played in teams…Test your brain with some posing questions I wrote some time ago for the Sunderland Echo Quiz League!   Round 1                                                                                                                                 1.    Alexander Selkirk, the Scottish sailor who spent 4 years as a castaway after being marooned on an island in the South Pacific, is said to have been… Read More


Buzzer Questions – More!

    In terms of size this is island is the seventh largest in Scotland. It is often referred to as “Scotland in miniature” and is separated from the mainland by the Kilbrannan Sound. Name the Scottish Island that has Brodick as its capital and Goatfell as its highest point?   Arran   This author… Read More


Buzzer Quiz Questions – Football Special

All the answers here contain the name, but may not indeed be linked to, the name of an English Football League Ground     This is the international vehicle registration code for Macedonia, it is also the initials of a 21st century Governor of the Bank of England, the initials of the co-founder of the… Read More


Quizzing Documentaries

How Quizzing Got Cool…. – BBC Documentary   I couldn’t do my end of year wrap up’s without mentioning the BBC TV Documentary that aired on BBC 4 this year. A fantastic look at the world of quizzing. Not available anymore in iplayer but see above for youtube links… Speaking of good documentaries, if you… Read More


Quiz League Style Set A

A tough set to get your teeth into, designed to be played by teams! Set B to follow later in the week   Questions A Round 1                                                                                                                       1.    What was the slogan on the famous poster, used by the Conservatives at the 1979 General Election, showing a queue of people at an Unemployment office?… Read More


Buzzer Quiz Questions

    This African nation has a flag containing 6 stars and a picture of a silk cotton tree. Its leader is currently the longest serving President in the world. It lies on the West Coast and is made up of 5 volcanic islands and the mainland called Rio Muni. It is the only country… Read More


Testing Bonus Trivia Questions

Just for the blog readers, an exclusive set of questions just for you! 1.       Which track from the album ‘The Velvet Underground and Nico’ shares a name with an annual musical festival founded in 2001 All Tomorrows Parties 2.       Which English novelist is best remembered for his series of works featuring the character of Dr.… Read More


HQ Trivia

In the last few months, a trend has started amongst Quiz Apps….Live quiz shows to win cash! Right now, there at least half a dozen on the App stores that give quizzers the chance to win real $$$ at assigned times throughout the days. I have no idea which actually came first, but the most… Read More


Mastermind Bans Subjects!

Mastermind Subjects Banned   I am assuming many of you saw This Story when it appeared in papers last week. As any regular viewer knows, the inconsistencies in the subject lengths and breadths is just a natural part of the show, but it seems like they have finally had enough of people trying the same subjects… Read More


Fifteen to One – Applications open!

Fifteen to One   Applications are currently being taken for Series 11 and 12 of Fifteen to One. I have just been up in Glasgow myself filming for Series 10 (Series 9 still yet to air) and had a great experience, being treated really well by the team and having fun playing the game. Check out… Read More