Provate a cimentarvi in questi quiz difficilissimi in lingua inglese. Non sarà sempre facile intuire traduzioni e modi di dire ma anche informazioni e curiosità inglesi ed americane. Utili per divertirsi la sera con gli amici ma anche per testare la vostra conoscenza della lingua magari dopo un corso di formazione. Ah... dimenticavo che ci sono tutte le -answers- ;-)
Raccolta di 100 quiz in lingua inglese
Try your hand at these quizzes in English. It will not always be easy to connect translations but also English and American information and curiosities. Useful for having fun in the evening with friends but also for testing your knowledge of the language, perhaps after a training course. I forgot that there are all the -answers- ;-)
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Question: what does hipgnosis design?
Answer: album covers
Question: He was the muppeteer controlling Gonzo and Dr. Bunsen Honeydew
Answer: dave goelz
Question: Word for the letter "I"
Question: In which sea is the island of Corfu
Question: To which tree family does the osier belong
Question: who won the oscar for best director in 1990?
Answer: kevin costner
Question: A woman described as a Magdalene in the 17th Century was a repentant what
Question: in the 1700s, european women achieved a pale complexion by eating 'complexion wafers' which were actually what poison
Question: What is the world's #24 most populous city
Question: Because its eyeball is fixed, the ---------- must move its huge body to shift its line of sight.
Question: what was the name of the flying nun?
Answer: sister bertrille
Question: Which word links these: free, model, political
Question: Certain marbles are called "alleys" because they are made of ___
Question: What finger is the most sensitive
Question: Name given to that part of North America first seen in or about 986 by Bjarni Herjlfsson, who was driven there by a storm during a voyage from Iceland to Greenland?
Question: Which Hollywood heart throbs real name was Roy Scherer
Answer: rock hudson
Answer: press lots of keys to abort
Question: Venus is _____ miles in diameter
Question: 'and the big wheel keeps on turning, neon burning up above ..' what is the dire straits song title
Answer: tunnel of love
Question: Catch-22, no laughing matter, god knows
Answer: joseph heller
Question: What bird has two toes
Question: To steal property entrusted to one's care.?
Question: Plant with golden or bright yellow flowers
Question: In 1805 Battle of---------- , although killed in this battle, Nelson established British naval supremacy for the next century, beating both French and Spanish.
Question: In 1923 Sir Richard ---------- actor/director (Gandhi, Young Winston), born.
Question: In England in the 1880s this was considered an offensive word
Question: In what country was Erik Rotheim, the inventor of the aerosol can, born
Question: What is the term used for the path that a planet takes around the sun
Question: In Oliver Twist name the undertaker to whom Oliver is sold
Question: who was the real life great imposter?
Answer: fred demara
Question: (Fr.), galanter stil (Ger.) - The musical equivalent of the rococo style in painting. The term described the homophonic but ornamented French and Italian music between 1730 and 1770 written by Couperin and D. Scarlatti. It contrasted with the German contrapuntal style.
Answer: style galant
Question: In 1929 ---------- Palmer golfer (PGA Golfer of the Year 1960, 1962), born.
Question: On diff'rent strokes,what pet did arnold keep in his room
Question: What is the chemical name for caustic soda
Answer: sodium hydroxide
Question: Which British king said 'I don't like abroad, I've been there'
Answer: george v
Question: The song "why do fools fall in love was a hit in which year
Question: Which city hosted the 1924 Olympic Summer Games Held
Question: At darts, what is a score of 26 called
Answer: bed & breakfast
Answer: i beg to differ
Question: What's the longest river in Asia?
Question: Matthew Modine, Mercedes Ruehl, Dean Stockwell, and Michelle Pfeiffer
Answer: married to the Mob
Question: If you were born on 11 November what star sign (Zodiac) would you be
Question: If you're involved in firing, throwing, and glazing, what do you do
Question: There doesn't seem to be anyone around
Answer: I Think We're Alone Now Tiffany
Question: What country's capital is caracas
Question: who recorded the album "london calling" in 1975
Question: Tina Turner's "Private Dancer" was written by ____ ________.
Answer: Mark Knopfler
Question: what is the study of the earth's physical divisions
Question: In mythology, what was Mjollnir
Answer: thor's hammer
Question: People of the world today are we looking for a better way of life
Answer: Rhythm Nation Janet Jackson
Question: Katagelophobia is the fear of
Question: What food can tourists buy at a Scandinavian stand marked "Glass"
Answer: ice cream
Question: - A 20th century term, coined by John Cage, describing a piano which has been prepared by the insertion of objects between the piano strings for performance (e.g. a piece of cardboard)
Answer: prepared piano
Question: (Gael.) - Same as mouth music.
Answer: port a beul
Question: What u.s. state boasts the world's largest mass of exposed granite?
Question: what has more than 80,000 arms
Answer: basket starfish
Question: What sport is associated with the queensbury rules
Question: (Fr.) - A popular dance form in the 13th and 14th centuries consisting of several sections (puncta) each of which has a first ending (ouvert) and a second ending (clos).
Question: In cookery, which dish was named after a ballerina
Question: What is the name of the man who gave his name to the World Cup Trophy
Answer: david rimet
Question: what does the tiger symbolise on singapore's coat-of-arms
Question: - The completion of 17th and 18th century harmony by adding a keyboard accompaniment indicated by figured bass
Question: Erving Inky and Dinky were the nephews of what comic book cat
Answer: felix the cat
Question: Bloodsucking worm formerly used for medicinal bleeding
Question: Whose books describe the career of "horatio hornblower"
Answer: c s forester
Question: Skullcap worn by Jewish men
Question: If you were born on 10 September what star sign (Zodiac) would you be
Question: Native peoples of South America catch ---------- and use their razor-sharp teeth to make tools and weapons
Question: 1984 carl lewis duplicates ---------- " 1936 feat, wins 4 olym track golds
Answer: jesse owens
Question: who played the blacksmith on gunsmoke from 1962-65
Answer: burt reynolds
Question: A story by Hans Anderson "The..
Answer: ugly duckling
Question: In 1964 Ranger 7 launched toward the Moon; sent back ---------- TV pictures.
Question: Tarsus, metatarsus, and phalanges are parts of a ___
Question: A garter snake can give birth to ----------
Answer: 85 babies
Question: Which famous anthem did Thomas Arne compose
Answer: rule britannia
Question: In which year did Mussolini invade Ethiopia (Abyssinia)
Question: How often does a stopped analogue clock display the correct time
Answer: twice a day
Question: In 1923 ---------- Co. founded.
Question: The longest time someone has typed on a typewriter continuously is __ hours, set by violet gibson burns
Question: In 1919 Art---------- , jazz drummer (Jazz Messengers), born.
Question: What geological period is named after coal
Question: This famours astronomer was the son of a composer
Question: In 1457 Henry ---------- king of England (1485-1509), born.
Question: In 1980 Iraqi troops seized ---------- territory in a border dispute
Question: In 1982 Israeli forces began pouring into west----------
Question: What term is given to that part of the Earth which can support life
Question: When did the Fuller Brush Company begin using catalogs
Question: which is the only king in a deck of cards without a moustache
Answer: king of hearts
Question: The "l.l" in l.l. bean stands for what
Answer: leon leonwood
Question: In 1945 Roosevelt, Churchill, and ---------- began a conference at Yalta.
Question: This Russian composer is responsible for the stirring prelude in c# minor
Question: Instrument for measuring radio activity
Answer: geiger counter
Question: An electrically-charged particle
Question: What is the flowering shrub Syringa usually called
Question: In the film 'The Blue Lamp' which actor played the character who shot PC Dixon
Answer: dirk bogarde
Question: What's the royal dog of China
Question: name the only nfl team with no logo on its helmets
Answer: cleveland browns
Question: before the age of steel, skateblades were made of
Question: This cluster of stars is also known as the Seven Sisters.
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