Ray Simpson / 3rd April 2020

Steve's half time quiz

Steve's half time quiz

Some teasing questions

Quizmaster Steve Rees put quizzes in every home programme this season, and here's his quiz from the Blyth Spartans game in September



  1. Which fruit shares its name with a language?
  2. In which athletics event is the women’s world record better than the men’s?
  3. What was the largest naval battle fought during the First World War?
  4. It was Naranjito in 1982, and Juanito in 1970. What was it in 1966?
  5. Which brand of soft drink was advertised as having “the totally tropical taste”?
  6. Which British sailor is the most successful sailor in Olympic history?
  7. Where would a stevedore work?
  8. Which annual sporting event has been incorporated into Cockney rhyming slang for a

     part of the body?

  1. Aspirin was originally derived from the bark of which tree?
  2. What is the real name of former cricket umpire, “Dickie” Bird?
  3. What was the follow-up to the film “Jurassic Park” called?
  4. In the first innings of the recent 3rd Ashes Test, who was the only English batsman to

       reach double figures?

  1. In “Dad’s Army”, what is the Christian name of Capt Mainwaring’s wife?
  2. Which EFL club has the nickname “The Railwaymen”?
  3. In which range of hills is the source of the River Thames?
  4. A statue of which Olympic gold medal-winning athlete was unveiled on Brighton

      seafront in 2012?

  1. Which building in London has the postcode SW1A 1AA?
  2. Which British athlete won the gold medal in the long jump at the 2012 Olympics?
  3. On which island did Napoleon Bonaparte spend the last six years of his life?
  4. In 2005, which two Newcastle Utd players were sent off for fighting with each other?