The Times Quiz Book

Author: The Times Mind Games,Olav Bjortomt

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0008209553

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 416

View: 5151

Do you have the general knowledge to match double world quiz champion? More than 200 challenging quizzes and 4000 questions from the MindGames section of The Times will test you to the limit. All quizzes and answers are hyperlinked for ease of use. Choose to hide the answers or view them alongside each quiz; test yourself or be the quiz master!

The Times Quiz Book

Author: The Times Mind Games

Publisher: Times Books

ISBN: 9780008190293


Page: 448

View: 637

Do you have the general knowledge to match double world quiz champion Olav Bjortomt? More than 200 challenging quizzes from the MindGames section of The Times to test your general knowledge to the limit. With over 4000 questions, set the pace as quiz master for your friends, colleagues and family, or pit yourself against Olav in a battle of wits. Subject areas include Geography, Music, the Arts, Film, Literature, Sport, Politics, Science, History and Wildlife, with each quiz offering a final teaser picture question. Enough questions to scramble even an egghead's brains.

The Times millennium quiz book

Author: Howard Robin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780723010616

Category: Reference

Page: 208

View: 6946

The Mastermind Quiz Book

Author: Richard Morgale

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1446417220

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 576

View: 7704

Mastermind is the ultimate test of knowledge, memory and nerve. Over four decades hundreds have tested their mettle in the famous black chair, and dared to put their intellect under the glare of the Mastermind spotlight. Now, can you rise to the challenge? The Mastermind Quiz Book poses over 3,500 questions, from fiendishly difficult general knowledge teasers to in-depth tests of specialist subjects. With topics ranging from Classical Mythology to Medical Science, by way of Famous Russians and The Works of Johnny Cash, only the finest minds will triumph. Whether you're playing in groups or simply testing your own brainpower, this collection of questions will challenge the very core of your mental strength - but when the clock runs down and the lights come up, will you emerge as the Mastermind?

Collins Quiz Master

Author: Collins

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007578784

Category: Games

Page: 416

View: 7949

More than 200 brand new quizzes to test your general knowledge to the limit with 4000 brand new questions arranged in Easy, Medium and Difficult sections. All quizzes and answers are hyperlinked for ease of use. Choose to hide the answers or view them alongside each quiz; test yourself or be the quiz master!

BBC Radio 4 Brain of Britain Ultimate Quiz Book

Author: Russell Davies

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0008253315

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 352

View: 9109

Got what it takes to pit your wits against some of the brightest brains in Britain? Well, now you can take up the challenge with this ultimate quiz containing 2000 questions from the Brain of Britain archives.

The Greatest Muhammad Ali Quiz Book

Hundreds of Questions About Muhammad Ali, His Life, His Times and His Opponents

Author: Thomas A. Bryar

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 9781467895859

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 224

View: 6741

Throughout his entire amateure boxing career Muhammad Ali was 'Good'. Nobody really new that he was 'Great', until he turned professional. When he told the 'World' that he was, 'The Greatest'. Not only inside the ring was he considered 'The Greatest' boxer of his era, but the 'Greatest' boxer of 'All Time'. Even outside the ring, he captivated his audiences, with his razor-sharp wit and and lightening- quick togue. He had a 'Way' with words, which impacted harder than any right or left hand on the media, fans and opponents. Which led in many cases to defeating his opponents before their contests began. He has travelled the World. He is known throughout the World. Yet even today or in the next centuary Muhammad Ali's name will not be forgotten. He is not only 'The Greatest'; he is a Legend' forever. Who better to write a quize book about! A quiz book that covers Muhammad Ali's life, his times and his opponents. You now have the chance to come face to face with 'The Champ' and find out how much you really knew about, 'The Greatest'.

The Official Radio 6 Music Quiz Book

Author: Nick Holt

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1473550556

Category: Music

Page: 544

View: 3866

BBC Radio 6 Music is the place for alternative music – and this is the quiz for its fans. From indie pop and iconic rock to trip hop, electronica and dance, these questions will test your knowledge of the last 60 years of floor-fillers, cult classics and the best B-sides to the limit. Including dedicated quizzes on your favourite 6 Music shows, like Lauren Laverne's People's Playlist, Guy Garvey's Finest Hour, Jarvis Cocker's Sunday Service and more, find out how much you can really call yourself the king of rock n' roll.

The Ultimate Eggheads Quiz Book

Author: Eggheads

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1471131564

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 304

View: 3703

Note: In order to view the answers in this eBook edition, please use the 'Answers on this page' button which can be found at the end of each individual section of questions. Celebrating 10 years of one of the most successful quiz shows on television andthe most formidable quiz team in Britain: Can you beat the Eggheads? Day after day, courageous teams from across the country pit their wits against the seemingly unbeatable Eggheads. Now, in the all new Ultimate Eggheads Quiz Book, you and your family and friends can join in with one of the toughest quiz shows on TV and find out just how knowledgeable you are. Whether you're a history buff or music mad, test your trivia know-how and try your luck against the most accomplished quiz team in the country and find out whether you're a worthy opponent. Packed with over 1,500 questions designed to test you on a variety of specialist subjects as well as your general knowledge, The Ultimate Eggheads Quiz Bookis the ultimate companion to the country's favourite quiz show.

The Brain of Ultimate Britain Quiz

Author: Russell Davies

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780008253301

Category: Questions and answers

Page: 352

View: 5552

Pit your wits against some of the brightest minds in Britain by taking up the challenge of this ultimate quiz of 2000 questions from the Brain of Britain archives.Brain of Britain is the longest-running of all the broadcast quiz shows open to the public in Britain. With questions covering a wide range of general knowledge topics, let Russell Davies guide you through this challenging and entertaining set of 50 quizzes. Includes a fascinating history of the programme and the characters and stories that have made it so successful. In the appendix Russell offers a compelling account of the life of the programme's German-born inventor and first question-setter John P. Wynn.

George (Scholastic Gold)

Author: Alex Gino

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0545812585

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 208

View: 8068

A bright, bold debut about a girl who happens to have been born a boy, but refuses to let that stand in the way of her dream.

Home Fire

Author: Kamila Shamsie

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0735217688

Category: Fiction

Page: 276

View: 8096

"Ingenious... Builds to one of the most memorable final scenes I've read in a novel this century." --The New York Times WINNER OF THE 2018 WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE The suspenseful and heartbreaking story of an immigrant family driven to pit love against loyalty, with devastating consequences Isma is free. After years of watching out for her younger siblings in the wake of their mother's death, she's accepted an invitation from a mentor in America that allows her to resume a dream long deferred. But she can't stop worrying about Aneeka, her beautiful, headstrong sister back in London, or their brother, Parvaiz, who's disappeared in pursuit of his own dream, to prove himself to the dark legacy of the jihadist father he never knew. When he resurfaces half a globe away, Isma's worst fears are confirmed. Then Eamonn enters the sisters' lives. Son of a powerful political figure, he has his own birthright to live up to--or defy. Is he to be a chance at love? The means of Parvaiz's salvation? Suddenly, two families' fates are inextricably, devastatingly entwined, in this searing novel that asks: What sacrifices will we make in the name of love?

Do Penguins Have Knees?

An Imponderables Book

Author: David Feldman

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0061863491

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 336

View: 2529

Ponder, if you will What happens to your Social Security number when you die? Why are peanuts listed as an ingredient in plain M&Ms? Why is Barbie's hair made out of nylon, but Ken's hair is plastic? What makes up the ever-mysterious "new-car smell"? Pop-culture guru David Feldman demystifies these topics and so much more in Do Penguins Have Knees? -- the unchallenged source of answers to civilization's most perplexing questions. Part of the Imponderables® series, Do Penguins Have Knees? arms readers with the knowledge about everyday life that encyclopedias, dictionaries, and almanacs just don't have. And think about it, where else are you going to get to the bottom of how beer was kept cold in the Old West?

The Quiz Book 3

Three Times the Fun!

Author: Brette McWhorter Sember

Publisher: Amer Girl

ISBN: 9781584857464

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 79

View: 2358

Third book in this popular AGL series. Quiz Book 3 includes 26 all-new quizzes to help girls learn even more about themselves. Content is fun, upbeat but not too old (like Teen and Lizzie books would be). Sample of Quizzes: What do your dreams mean? What is your friendship style? What were your parents like when they were your age? What would you do for a million dollars? Do you mope or cope? Boy Barometer. And More!


Adventures in the Curious, Competitive, Compulsive World of Trivia Buffs

Author: Ken Jennings

Publisher: Villard

ISBN: 9781588365521

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 288

View: 5450

One day back in 2003, Ken Jennings and his college buddy Earl did what hundreds of thousands of people had done before: they auditioned for Jeopardy! Two years, 75 games, 2,642 correct answers, and over $2.5 million in winnings later, Ken Jennings emerged as trivia’s undisputed king. Brainiac traces his rise from anonymous computer programmer to nerd folk icon. But along the way, it also explores his newly conquered kingdom: the world of trivia itself. Jennings had always been minutiae-mad, poring over almanacs and TV Guide listings at an age when most kids are still watching Elmo and putting beans up their nose. But trivia, he has found, is centuries older than his childhood obsession with it. Whisking us from the coffeehouses of seventeenth-century London to the Internet age, Jennings chronicles the ups and downs of the trivia fad: the quiz book explosion of the Jazz Age; the rise, fall, and rise again of TV quiz shows; the nostalgic campus trivia of the 1960s; and the 1980s, when Trivial Pursuit® again made it fashionable to be a know-it-all. Jennings also investigates the shadowy demimonde of today’s trivia subculture, guiding us on a tour of trivia hotspots across America. He goes head-to-head with the blowhards and diehards of the college quiz-bowl circuit, the slightly soused faithful of the Boston pub trivia scene, and the raucous participants in the annual Q&A marathon in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, “The World’s Largest Trivia Contest.” And, of course, he takes us behind the scenes of his improbable 75-game run on Jeopardy! But above all, Brainiac is a love letter to the useless fact. What marsupial has fingerprints that are indistinguishable from human ones?* What planet has a crater on it named after Laura Ingalls Wilder?** What comedian had the misfortune to be born with the name “Albert Einstein”?*** Jennings also ponders questions that are a little more philosophical: What separates trivia from meaningless facts? Is being good at trivia a mark of intelligence? And is trivia just a waste of time, or does it serve some not-so-trivial purpose after all? Uproarious, silly, engaging, and erudite, this book is an irresistible celebration of nostalgia, curiosity, and nerdy obsession–in a word, trivia. * The koala ** Venus *** Albert Brooks From the Hardcover edition.

Five Days at Memorial

Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital

Author: Sheri Fink

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 0307718972

Category: Medical

Page: 592

View: 524

A Pulitzer Prize-winning doctor, reporter and author of War Hospital reconstructs five days at Memorial Medical Center after Hurricane Katrina destroyed its generators to reveal how caregivers were forced to make life-and-death decisions without essential resources. Reprint. A best-selling book. On the NYT list of 10 Best Books of 2013.

"University Challenge" Quiz Book

Author: Marina Coles

Publisher: Andre Deutsch Limited

ISBN: 9780233999470

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 320

View: 4333

Britain loves University Challenge. An ITV institution of the 1960s, when it was presented by Bamber Gascoigne the show even featured contestants who have gone on to become superstars in their own rights (such as Stephen Fry). Off air for almost ten years, University Challenge was brought back in 1994, with a new, equally distinctive presenter, Jeremy Paxman. In the show, two colleges or universities compete against each other by answering tough questions on subjects as diverse as anclent Greek mythology and rocket science. 'Your starter for conferring' is one of the most famous phrases in television. University Challenge Quiz Book gives the reader the rare opportunity to pit themselves against the real starters for ten and bonus questions that have featured throughout the programme's long history. Drawing on the immense archive of questions accumulated over the decades, University Challenge Quiz Book includes starter questions on subjects that range from the Tall Ships Race to women in politics, the history of space travel to contemporary children's fiction. New York Hotels, for example, or three on writers and food, or even three on surnames. Incredibly broad in it's range, the University Challenge Quiz Book is as challenging as the programme itself. A must for all fans of the show and quiz fiends alike.

The Very Pointless Quiz Book

Author: Alexander Armstrong,Richard Osman

Publisher: Coronet

ISBN: 144478272X

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 336

View: 3012

Let hosts Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman guide you through the quiz rounds with their trademark warmth and humour and battle it out against your friends and family for Pointless glory. Perfect for playing along alone or with family and friends, The Very Pointless Quiz Book will test your knowledge and tease your brains. So how good are you at Pointless? Really? Do you think you've got enough in-depth knowledge of Regional Railways, African Countries With No Coastline and Types of Lettuce to carry off the coveted Pointless trophy? Well let's see shall we? Here's your chance to step up to the podium (metaphorically speaking of course, chances are you'll be sitting somewhere very comfortably with either a mug of tea or a roll of Andrex within easy reach) put that knowledge to the test, and see just how far you can go in a genuine four-round Pointless ordeal. Right, if everyone's ready, let's play Pointless...

Hard Times

Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780141439679

Category: Fiction

Page: 321

View: 864

Edited with an Introduction and Notes by Kate Flint.