Breaktime - The job stops here - Pub quiz

4th June 2010 at 01:00

1. The screenplay of Disney film The Lion King was inspired by which Shakespeare play?

2. Who holds the record as the longest-reigning European monarch?

3. Which is the only non-US team to win the baseball World Series?

4. The creation of which organisation, originally an offshoot of the Farmers' Institute, was inspired by a talk given by Adelaide Hoodless in Ontario in 1897?

5. Which 1986 film featured the humpback whales George and Gracie?

6. What type of puzzle first appeared in the New York World magazine in 1913?

7. Which Madonna song begins with: "I made it through the wilderness"?

8. Which actress won a Golden Globe in 2008 for playing Sookie Stackhouse in the TV series True Blood?

9. Which Russian composer wrote The Firebird and The Rite of Spring?

10. Ruth, Edek and Bronia are the heroes of which children's book by Ian Serraillier?

Quiz answers right; for crossword answers visit or see next week's issue

Pub Quiz answers

1. 'Hamlet'; 2. Louis XIV of France (1643-1715); 3. Toronto Blue Jays; 4. The Women's Institute; 5. 'Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home'; 6. Crossword; 7. 'Like a Virgin'; 8. Anna Paquin; 9. Igor Stravinsky; 10. The Silver Sword.

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number


The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now