Try this simple pick you up to wake your brain!
So you have been working all day and your flagging a little and you need a pick me up, so make yourself a nice cuppa and have a go at these questions to see how little or how much you know!
You will need a pen and paper for this teaser
Write the question number and then the answer next to it.
What year did the following happen:-
Britain declared war on Germany
President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed this May National Mothers day holiday
George Bernard Shaw's play was performed in England for the first time
No cheating, no looking in dictionaries, write down the date that comes to mind first!
Beyonce has many singles, tell me which year the following singles were released:-
Was it 2002, 2003, 2007, 2008
Single Ladies put a ring on it
Crazy in Love
Work It Out
Write against each title the year the single was released
Crazy in love for you to listen to while you guess the answers!
Listed below are the letters of famous victorian historical figures, can you name them?
The following is known about these famous victorians
Known as the lady with the lamp
Rival of Gladstone he was pm from 1874 - 80
American Explorer, found by Stanley in 1871
Art Critic who wrote Modern Painters
Wrote the Mayor of Casterbridge
A pioneer of antiseptic surgery
Designed Clifton Suspension Bridge
Evolutionist who sailed on his HMS beagle
Father of the Arts and Craft Movement
Poet who wrote Dover Beach
Link each explanation with the initials first and then write the name of the famous victorian historical figure
Name the Ferrari Formula 1 drivers Surnames, first names have been given
Add the surname of the Ferrari formula 1 drivers
How many US states are there in total?
Which is the smallest state in the US?
Which US state holds the world duck calling championship every year?
What percentage of residents residing in Utah are members of the Moorman Church?
What do all of these states in the United States have in common:-
Link the poet with the famous works
Andrew Marvel - 1681
Sylvia Plath - 1963
Alfred Lord Tennyson 1854
Edgar Allan Poe 1845
Samuel Taylor Coleridge 1798
The Charge of the Light Brigade
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
To His Coy Mistress
Ode To A Nightingale
What are all of these?
What year did these five famous British battles take place?
Each of these battles took place in a different year, what year did they take place?
Out of these Director's which two one an oscar?
Brian Hugh Warner is the real name for which pop star?
What is the name of the highest mountain in England, is it?
Have a guess!
Are you finding these questions interesting
The Emirate of Dubai has a coastal sea of
Gulf of Aden
Which one of these Wimbledon players has not won at Wimbledon
They have all played at Wimbledon but one has never won, which one?
What do these words have in common?
Question 19 - Underline the correct spelling of the word in each row
Identify the nouns, verbs and adverbs in the following sentence:-
As he walked slowly away from Brookfield School Mr Chipping thought fondly of his many years of service.
Fill in the correct word in the following sentences:-
Is it Me, or I? (Blank has been put where Me or I should be)
- Between you and blank, that new hairdresser is terrible.
- Our boss was sure that Mildred and blank would both be successful in the promotion review.
- It is blank alone wo must take responsibility for the downturn in sales this month.
- All the team, save blank, were good public speakers.
A number of bees is called a swarm. Swarm is an example of a noun of assemblage. What are the corresponding nouns to describe a number of the following:-
- rooks and owls
Fill in the correct word, either 'who', 'whom' or 'whose'
(blank has been used in place of who whom or whose)
- The boy blank stole the apple had to confess.
- Blank did you meet at the bus stop this morning?
- To blank should I write for a new bus pass?
- To blank does this bicycle belong?
- The police kept an eye on the boys, blank they suspected of stealing the apples.
Can you answer the following riddles?
- What relation is a child to its own father, if it is not its own father's son?
- What goes uphill and downhill but never moves?
- How many apples can you put in an empty barrel?
- What is very light, but difficult to hold for very long?
What is special about the following words:
What is a meander? Is it:
- a high feathery cloud
- the discharge of a river into the sea
- the barrier between two watersheds
- the bends a river forms as it flows
Which river is the longest in the world?
Where is Timbuktu?
Name all four oceans?
This video about what makes a champion cricketer could help with this next question!
If you have got a golden duck, it means that you are:
- a champion cricketer
- a terrible cricketer
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