Did you know that these questions are free but most of all they are fun quizzes. We should know, we make new quizzes every week. Did you know we make a fun pub quiz every Monday? Here's a weird bit of trivia, there are over 300 registered superheroes in the US. Now I'm not saying you're nice but did you know that the word 'Nice' originally meant stupid or foolish?
- 1. What number is represented in Roman Numerals by the letter 'D'? 50
- 2. Who wrote the novels about Hercule Poirot and Miss Jane Marple? Agatha Christie
- 3. Which name links an Eastenders actor and a former Radio 1 DJ? Mike Reid
- 4. What is a butterfly larvae more commonly known as? Caterpillar
- 5. What three colours would you associate with Leeds United football club? White, Blue and Yellow(Gold)
- 6. What were the initials of the artist 'Lowry'? L S
- 7. On which mediterranean island was the Mafia founded? Sicily
- 8. The Forth river flows into which sea? North Sea
- 9. What is a baby rabbit called? Kit or Kitten
- 10. Who had a 90's hit with 'Always On My Mind'? Pet Shop Boys
- 11. What nationality was the famous spy Mata Hari? Dutch
- 12. What is a young single Spanish lady called? Senorita
- 13. Which drug is named after the Greek god of dreams? Morphine
- 14. How should you verbally address a female Mayor? Madam Mayor
- 15. In which continent is Mount McKinley? America
- 16. What type of acid is used in car batteries? Sulphuric
- 17. What was the name of A A Milne's son? Christopher Robin
- 18. What is 'Carnophobia' the fear of? Meat
- 19. Which news mogul owns British Sky Broadcasting? Rupert Murdoch
- 20. Which soap duo had a 1989 No.1 hit with 'Especially for you'? Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan
Regarded by many as an eloquent counting system which uses only seven letters of the alphabet to depict numbers, I, V, X, L, C, D & M. It was developed by Roman mathematicians some eight or nine hundred years B.C. In reality it's a flawed system because it has no zero and it's also not possible to go over the number 3999 in a conventional way. Another absurdity is the convoluted string of letters you get when converting some basic decimal numbers, take the number 3488, in Roman Numerals it's MMMCDLXXXVIII.
Roman numerals have a long history and are not going to go away even with the ever changing modern world we live in. They are still widely used throughout literature, extensively in lists and used to indicate a reference further down a page. Roman numerals can also be used in upper or lower case when making lists in modern computer software like Word and PDF. Most notably they are used on clock faces because of their eloquence, you might be interested to know, and this would make a great quiz question by the way, that the number four is usually depicted as 'IIII' and not 'IV' on clock faces purely for aesthetics.