Free Quiz Questions for use as tiebreakers. Topics include movies, books, songs and celebrities

  1. how many years did Robinson Crusoe spend on his Island?

    28 years

  2. What year was the writer Edgar Allan Poe born?

    1809

  3. What year was the writer Ernest Hemingway born?

    1899

  4. How tall is the world’s tallest Cast Iron Sculpture, which is a statue of the Roman God Vulcan? Answer in feet.

    56 feet

  5. How many different dialects are spoken in India

    1652 dialects

  6. How many hours and minutes did David Blaine stand on top of a 90foot high pillar for in New York City, 2002?

    34 hours and 23 minutes

  7. How many litres of urine did David Blaine produce in his box during his 40 day stint in 2003?

    136 litres

  8. How many words make up the first verse of the Christmas Carol: Once in Royal David's City?

    32 words

  9. How many words make up the first verse of White Christmas?

    28 words

  10. How many words make up the full version of the song: The Twelve Days of Christmas?

    425 words

  11. How much was Chantelle Houghton’s cash prize for winning Celebrity Big Brother in 2006?

    25000

  12. In minutes and seconds, how long is the Slade hit Merry Chistmas Everybody?

    3 minutes 42 seconds

  13. In minutes, what is the running time of the 1992 Christmas movie Home Alone 2: Lost in New York?

    120 minutes

  14. In minutes and sceonds how long is the song 'Thriller' on Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' album?

    5 min 57 sec

  15. How many minutes and seconds in duration is the song Heartbreak Hotel by Elvis Presley?

    2 minutes and 08 seconds

  16. How many minutes and seconds long is the Oasis single Champagne Supernova?

    7 mins 27 seconds

  17. How many minutes and seconds long is the song Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen?

    5 mins 55 seconds

  18. How many minutes long is the 2005 film Dukes of Hazzard starring Jessica Simpson?

    106 minutes

  19. How many minutes long is the Brad Pitt movie Fight Club?

    139 minutes

  20. How many minutes long is the film Die Hard 2: Die Harder – starring Bruce Willis?

    124 minutes

  21. How many minutes long is the film Zoolander starring Ben Stiller?

    89 minutes

  22. How many number one hits were there in the UK charts during the whole of the 1980s?

    190 number one hits

  23. In minutes and seconds, how long is the Cliff Richard Christmas hit Saviour’s Day?

    4 mins 55 secs

  24. In the year 2000, how many hours did David Blaine spend encased in a box of ice in Times Square, New York City?

    61 hours, 40 minutes, and 15 seconds hours

  25. In US Dollars, what were the total worldwide box office takings for the last Pierce Brosnan Bond movie Die Another Day?

    $456 Million

  26. King Kong (2005) was, at the time, the most expensive movie ever made. What was the final budget, in US Dollars?

    $207 million

  27. What year was Popeye created?

    1929

  28. How many stars are there on the Hollywood Walk of Fame: about 200, about 2,000 or about 20,000?

    About 2,000

  29. In 2003, Christies auctioneers sold handwritten Beatles lyrics by John Lennon for song ‘Nowhere Man’ – how much did they fetch?

    270,000 pounds

  30. How many minutes long is Armageddon starring Bruce Willis?

    150 minutes

  31. How many minutes long is Click starring Adam Sandler?

    107 minutes

  32. How many minutes long is Dead Poets Society starring Robin Williams?

    128 minutes

  33. How many minutes long is Rogue Trader, the film about Nick Leeson’s bankrupting of the Barings Bank in the 1990s?

    101 minutes

  34. How many minutes long is the film Good Will Hunting starring Ben Affleck?

    126 minutes

  35. What is the most amount of pints of beer that Robbie Williams has claimed to have had in one night: 8, 21 or 32?

    32 pints of beer

  36. How many top ten hits has Lulu ever had in the UK charts?

    9 hits

  37. How many top 20 hits have The Prodigy had in the UK singles chart?

    15 hits

  38. How many top 40 single hits has Gary Glitter had in the UK charts?

    18 hits

  39. In minutes and seconds, how long is the song Brain Damage on Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of The Moon LP?

    3 minutes and 50 seconds

  40. In minutes, what is the running time of the Disney Movie Snow White & the Seven Dwarves?

    83 minutes

  41. What position in the UK album charts did the Paris Hilton album Paris reach in 2006?

    number 29

  42. According to a recent survey, what percentage of Scottish men find Dawn French’s body shape sexy? [get within 5% for points]

    20 per cent

  43. What year was Jazz musician John Coltrane born?

    1926

  44. How many days did Gary Glitter spend in jail in Vietnam between sentence and release?

    900 days (3 March 06 to 19 August 08)

  45. In centimetres, how tall is Jennifer Aniston?

    168 cm


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