'The Big 1 Quiz

'The Big 1 Quiz

Welcome to The Big 1 A World Class Quiz ! Subject: Geography General Knowledge 1 Questions by John Channon Copyright John Channon 2006 onwards All rights reserved The Rules 1 Throw a dice to decide which team starts. A team has one minute to answer a question. An incorrect answer means that it goes to the next team. Each team only gets one 50:50 chance during the game. It cannot be used with the final The Big One question.

The winner is the team which answers The Big One question first. The Rules 2 Optionally there may also be a competition between the Carnivores and the Herbivores and/ or a league can be created of team scores during the term or year Enjoy the game and try to remember the right answers for the future! Choose your Teams and listen to their sound! Rhinos Gorillas Zebras Wolves Herbivores Lions

Eagles Carnivores Who will get to the Big 1! Choose your team from: Rhinos, Gorillas, Zebras, Wolves, Lions or Eagles The Question Table Question Number Geography Science 1 7 13 19

2 8 14 20 General 25 26 History English 3 9 15 21

4 10 16 22 5 11 17 23 6 12 18 24 27 28 29 The Big One! 30

Start with Question 1 and then carry on until you get to The Big 1! These numbers change colour as each question is answered. Remember to go back to the scoreboard after each answer. The Scores 6 5 4 3 2 1 6 5 4 3 2 1

The Big One! 6 6 5 5 4 4 3 3 2 2 1 1 6 5 4 3

2 1 6 5 4 3 2 1 Rhinos Gorillas Zebras Wolves Lions Eagles Herbivores Carnivores Question 1 The largest ocean in the world is the :Answer 50:50

A: Indian B: Pacific C: Atlantic D: Arctic E: Mediterranean F: Baltic Question 1 50:50 Q. The largest ocean in the world is the :Answer

A: B: Pacific C: D: Arctic E: F: Baltic Question 1 Answer Score board

The largest ocean in the world is the :B: Pacific The Pacific Ocean was given the name peaceful by the Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan however it has many storms and tsunamis Question 2 Q. The capital of China is called:50:50 Answer A: Hong Kong B: Shanghai C: Tokyo

D: Seoul E: Beijing F: Delhi Question 2 50: 50 Q. The capital of China is called:Answer A: Hong Kong B: Shanghai C: D:

E: Beijing F: Question 2 Answer Score board Q. The capital of China is called:E: Beijing Beijing has been a capital for many centuries but Shanghai is the largest city in China Question 3

Q. The longest river in Britain is called the :50:50 Answer A: Shannon B: Avon C: Mersey D: Severn E: Trent F: Thames Question 3

50:50 Q. The longest river in Britain is called the:Answer A: B: C: D: Severn E: Trent F: Thames Question 3

Answer Score board Q. The longest river in Britain is called the:D: Severn The River Severn has its source in Wales and then flows into England. The Severn Estuary has the second largest tidal range (15m) in the world. Question 4 Q. Which of the following is NOT a desert? 50:50

Answer A: Sahara B: Namib C: Atacama D: Kalahari E: Pantanal F: Mojave Question 4 50:50

Q. Which of the following is NOT a desert? Answer A: B: C: Atacama D: E: Pantanal F: Mojave Question 4 Answer

Score board Q. Which of the following is NOT a desert? E: Pantanal The Pantanal is a swampy area in the SW of Brazil and is the home of anacondas, capybaras and anteaters. Question 5 Q. Which of the following mountains/hills is NOT found in England? 50:50

Answer A: Skiddaw B: Helvellyn C: Skafell D: Great Dun Fell E: Pen y Fan F: The Cheviot Question 5 50:50

Q. Which of the following mountains/hills is NOT found in England? Answer A: Skiddaw B: C: D: E: Pen y Fan F: The Cheviot Question 5

Answer Q. Which of the following mountains/hills is NOT found in England? E: Pen y Fan Pen y Fan is in the Brecon Beacons in Wales Score board Question 6 Q. Which country is surrounded by Poland, Slovakia, Austria and Germany?

50:50 Answer A: Slovenia B: Switzerland C: Czech Republic D: Croatia E: Bavaria F: Liechtenstein Question 6

50:50 Q. Which country is surrounded by Poland, Slovakia, Austria and Germany? Answer A: B: C: Czech Republic D: Croatia E: F: Liechtenstein

Question 6 Answer Score board Q. Which country is surrounded by Poland, Slovakia, Austria and Germany? C: Czech Republic The Czech Republic was founded in 1993 after a peaceful division of Czechoslovakia into two separate states. Question 7

Q. Which English king was killed by an arrow in the eye? 50:50 Answer A: Arthur B: William 1 C: George 1 D: Harold E: Charles 1 F: Henry 1 Question 7

50:50 Q. Which English king was killed by an arrow in the eye? Answer A: B: William 1 C: D: Harold E: F: Henry 1

Question 7 Answer Score board Q. Which English king was killed by an arrow in the eye? D: Harold The tradition is that Harold was killed by an arrow in the eye at the Battle of Hastings. And this led to the defeat of the English by the Normans Question 8 Q.Which ruler put a tax on beards? 50:50

Answer A: Nero B: Peter the Great C: James 1 D: Catherine the Great E: The Sun King F: Vlad the Impaler Question 8 50:50

Q. Which ruler put a tax on beards? Answer A: B: Peter the Great C: James 1 D: E: F: Vlad the Impaler Question 8 Answer

Score board Q. Which ruler put a tax on beards? B: Peter the Great Peter the Great, Ruler of Russia, wanted to modernise his country and wanted to discourage men from having beards. Question 9 Q.Which event killed the biggest proportion of people in England? 50:50 Answer A: Black Death 1348

B: Second World War C: Blitz D: First World War E: The Great Plague F: 1920s Flu Epidemic Question 9 50:50 Q. Which event killed the biggest proportion of people in England? Answer

A: Black Death 1348 B: C: D: First World War E: F: 1920s Flu epidemic Question 9 Answer Q. Which event killed the biggest proportion of people in England? A: Black Death 1348

The Black Death killed between one third and a half of the population of England Score board Question 10 Q.Which tribe did Boadicea(Boudicca) belong to ? 50:50 Answer A: Atrebates B: Brigantes

C: Cantiaci D: Belgae E: Silures F: Iceni Question 10 50:50 Q. Which tribe did Boadicea(Boudicca) belong to ? Answer A: Atrebates B: Brigantes

C: D: E: F: Iceni Question 10 Answer Score board Q. Which tribe did Boadicea(Boudicca) belong to ? F: Iceni

She was Queen of the Iceni, a tribe from East Anglia and led a revolt against the Romans in AD61 but was eventually defeated. Question 11 Q.How much was a groat worth? 50:50 Answer A: four pence B: six pence C: florin

D: shilling E: half a crown F: guinea Question 11 50:50 Q. How much was a groat worth? Answer A: four pence B: C:

D: shilling E: F: guinea Question 11 Answer Q. How much was a groat worth? A: four pence This was a silver coin first minted in the 13 th century and because of inflation could buy a lot more than four pence nowadays Score board

Question 12 Q. Who was the first Empress of India? 50:50 Answer A: Cleopatra B: Nefertiti C: Queen Victoria D: Elizabeth E: Jingu F: Catherine the Great

Question 12 50:50 Q. Who was the first Empress of India? Answer A: Cleopatra B: C: Queen Victoria D: E: Jingu F:

Question 12 Answer Score board Q. Who was the first Empress of India? C: Queen Victoria Queen Victoria assumed the title of Empress of India in 1876. Question 13 Q. Which of the following is NOT a play by Shakespeare? 50:50

Answer A: Hamlet B: Romeo and Juliet C: Othello D: Great Expectations E: Twelfth Night F: Macbeth Question 13 50:50

Q. Which of the following is NOT a play by Shakespeare? Answer A: B: C: Othello D: Great Expectations E: Twelfth Night F: Question 13 Answer

Score board Q. Which of the following is NOT a play by Shakespeare? D: Great Expectations Great Expectations was a book written by Charles Dickens. Question 14 Q. Which of the following was written by Geoffrey Chaucer? 50:50 Answer

A: Jane Eyre B: Othello C: The Canterbury Tales D: Great Expectations E: A Midsummer Nights Dream F: The Domesday Book Question 14 50:50 Q. Which of the following was written by Geoffrey Chaucer?

Answer A: B: C: The Canterbury Tales D: Great Expectations E: A Midsummer Nights Dream F: Question 14 Answer

Score board Q. Which of the following was written by Geoffrey Chaucer? C: The Canterbury Tales The Canterbury Tales was one of the first popular books written in English and consists of 24 stories told by a group of pilgrims to each other the people who told the best story has their meal paid for by the rest of the group. Question 15 Q. Great Expectations was written by which author? 50:50

Answer A: Daphne Du Maurier B: Geoffrey Chaucer C: Anita Desai D: William Shakespeare E: Emily Bronte F: Charles Dickens Question 15 50:50 Q. Great Expectations was written by

which author? Answer A: Daphne Du Maurier B: Geoffrey Chaucer C: D: E: method of crop rotation F: Charles Dickens Question 15 Answer

Score board Q. Great Expectations was written by which author? F: Charles Dickens Great Expectations tells the story of a young orphan called Pip and how he makes his way in the world Question 16 Q. A famous English poet who wrote poems about the Lake District was:50:50 Answer

A: Ted Hughes B: Charlotte Bronte C: William Wordsworth D: Sylvia Plath E: Lord Byron F: William Shakespeare Question 16 50:50 Q. A famous English poet who wrote poems about the Lake District was:Answer

A: B: Charlotte Bronte C: William Wordsworth D: E: Lord Byron F: Question 16 Answer Score board

Q. A famous English poet who wrote poems about the Lake District was:C: William Wordsworth One of his famous poems was entitled Daffodils or I wandered lonely as a cloud and described the Lake District in spring Question 17 Q. Which of the following books was ordered by William the Conqueror? 50:50 Answer A: Othello B: Beowulf

C: The Domesday Book D: The Canterbury Tales E: The Saxon Chronicle F: Macbeth Question 17 50:50 Q. Which of the following books was ordered by William the Conqueror? Answer A: B:

C: The Domesday Book D: The Canterbury Tales E: The Saxon Chronicle F: Question 17 Answer Score board Q. Which of the following books was ordered by William the Conqueror? C: The Domesday Book

William the Conqueror ordered a book to be written which recorded the land and livestock of each landowner in England and what it was worth so that it could be taxed. Question 18 Q. Who wrote the poem The Ballad of Reading Gaol 50:50 Answer A: Oscar Wilde B: Virginia Woolf C: Lord Byron

D: Mary Shelley E: Sylvia Plath F: George Eliot Question 18 50:50 Q. Who wrote the poem The Ballad of Reading Gaol Answer A: Oscar Wilde B: Virginia Woolf

C: D: Mary Shelley E: F: Question 18 Answer Score board Q. Who wrote the poem The Ballad of Reading Gaol A: Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde had been sent to Reading Gaol for two years hard labour for being a homosexual. While there he met a soldier who had murdered his wife. The soldier was hung in Reading Gaol and Oscar Wilde thought it was a hideous procedure. Question 19 Q. What does the chemical symbol Ag refer to? 50:50 Answer A: Agriculture B: Arsenic C: Silver

D: Antimony E: Aluminium F: Agent Question 19 50:50 Q. What does the chemical symbol Ag refer to? Answer A: B: Arsenic

C: Silver D: Antimony E: F: Question 19 Answer Score board Q. What does the chemical symbol Ag refer to? C: Silver

Many scientific terms are written in Latin. Ag comes from the Latin Argentum for silver Question 20 Q. Which of the following parts of the body most needs calcium in peoples diet? 50:50 Answer A: liver B: bones C: brain

D: muscles E: skin F: eyes Question 20 50:50 Q. Which of the following parts of the body needs calcium in peoples diet? Answer A: B: bones C: brain

D: muscles E: F: Question 20 Answer Score board Q. Which of the following parts of the body needs calcium in peoples diet? B: bones Calcium is important to keep the body

healthy and 99% is stored in the bones and teeth. It is also important for muscle contraction. Question 21 Q. Which of the following is NOT a carnivorous animal? 50:50 Answer A: cow B: leopard C: dog D: hyena

E: lion F: jaguar Question 21 50:50 Q. Which of the following is NOT a carnivorous animal? Answer A: cow B: C:

D: hyena E: F: jaguar Question 21 Answer Score board Q. Which of the following is NOT a carnivorous animal? A: cow Carnivorous animals eat other animals. Cows are herbivorous and eat plants.

Question 22 Q.Which of the following is a deciduous tree? 50:50 Answer A: rhododendron B: yew C: Christmas Tree D: oak E: pine

F: fir Question 22 50:50 Q. Which of the following is a deciduous tree? Answer A: rhododendron B: yew C: D: oak E:

F: Question 22 Answer Q. Which of the following is a deciduous tree? D: oak A deciduous tree loses its leaves in winter or in the dry season in some parts of the world Score board Question 23

Q. Which of the following is NOT part of the earths structure? 50:50 Answer A: inner core B: oceanic crust C: outer core D: continental crust E: mantle F: stuffed crust Question 23

50:50 Q. Which of the following is NOT part of the earths structure? Answer A: B: oceanic crust C: D: continental crust E: F: stuffed crust

Question 23 Answer Score board Q. Which of the following is NOT part of the earths structure? F: stuffed crust A stuffed crust is a type of pizza! Question 24 Q. Animals which have a pouch in which they keep their young are called:-

50:50 Answer A: nocturnal B: poachers C: mammals D: carnivores E: marsupials F: herbivores Question 24 50:50

Q. Animals which have a pouch in which they keep their young are called:Answer A: B: poachers C: mammals D: E: marsupials F: Question 24

Answer Score board Q. Animals which have a pouch in which they keep their young are called:- E: marsupials e.g. a kangaroo Question 25 Q. Which country has the lowest birth rate? 50:50

Answer A: Italy B: Spain C: Vatican City D: Andorra E: San Marino F: Iceland Question 25 50:50 Q. Which country has the lowest birth

rate? Answer A: B: C: Vatican City D: E: San Marino F: Iceland Question 25 Answer

Score board Q. Which country has the lowest birth rate? C: Vatican City The Vatican City is a tiny independent state in Rome where the Pope lives. Most of the population of 900 are either priests or nuns and most years the birth rate is 0% Question 26 Q. Which team won the European Cup in 1979 and 1980? 50:50 Answer

A: Liverpool B:Tottenham Hotspur C: Nottingham Forest D: Manchester United E: Arsenal F:Chelsea Question 26 50:50 Q. Which team won the European Cup in 1979 and 1980?

Answer A: Liverpool B: C: Nottingham Forest D: Manchester United E: F: Question 26 Answer Score

board Q. Which team won the European Cup in 1979 and 1980? C: Nottingham Forest Brian Clough was the manager of this famous football team! Question 27 Q.Which famous scientist based his theory on what he saw at the Galapagos Islands? 50:50 Answer

A: Charles Babbage B: Charles Darwin C: Albert Einstein D: Isaac Newton E: Archimedes F: Marie Curie Question 27 50:50 Q. Which famous scientist based his theory on what he saw at the Galapagos Islands?

Answer A: Charles Babbage B: Charles Darwin C: D: Isaac Newton E: F: Question 27 Answer Score

board Q. Which famous scientist based his theory on what he saw at the Galapagos Islands? B: Charles Darwin Charles Darwin developed his theory of natural selection or survival of the fittest after studying the animals in the Galapagos Islands Question 28 Q.Which of the following is NOT an example of a new town? 50:50 Answer

A: Harlow B: Livingston C: Milton Keynes D: London E: Bracknell F: Stevenage Question 28 50:50 Q.Which of the following is NOT an example of a new town?

Answer A: Harlow B: Livingston C: D: London E: F: Question 28 Answer Score

board Q.Which of the following is NOT an example of a new town? D: London New towns were set up in Britain from the 1930s onwards in order to reduce the overcrowding of the large cities. London (Londinium) was built by the Romans in AD 47 Question 29 Q.What was the original name of the film star John Wayne? 50:50 Answer

A: John Wayne B: Duke C: Marion Morrison D: Rooster Cogburn E: The Shootist F: John Chisum Question 29 50:50 Q. What was the original name of the film star John Wayne? Answer

A: John Wayne B: C: Marion Morrison D: Rooster Cogburn E: F: Question 29 Answer Score board

Q. What was the original name of the film star John Wayne? C: Marion Morrison The Film studio changed his name from Marion Morrison to John Wayne because they thought is sounded better. Question 30 Q. A greenbelt is an area of the countryside around a town/city where:Answer 50:50 A: There are lots of trees B: People go to walk the

dog C: There are lots of farms D: There are lots of parks E: Few people live F: No new development is allowed Question 30 50:50 Q. A greenbelt is an area of the countryside around a town/city where:Answer A: There are lots of trees

B: C: There are lots of farms D: E: F: No new development is allowed Question 30 Answer Score board

Q.A greenbelt is an area of the countryside around a town/city where:F: No new development is allowed A greenbelt is established to try to stop city from spreading out to cover the countryside The Big 1! Q. Where was Jimi Hendrix born? A: London B: Montego Bay C: St Lucia D: New York

E: Fender Stratocaster F: Seattle The Big 1! Answer Q. Where was Jimi Hendrix born? F: Seattle, USA Jimi Hendrix was a famous guitarist . He became very successful with his band The Jimi Hendrix Experience and played at the Woodstock Festival And the Winner was:- Rhinos Gorillas Zebras Wolves

Herbivores Lions Eagles Carnivores Lets give them a big round of applause!

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