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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- ;-)
Buon divertimento!

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- ;-)
Have fun!

Quiz Level: VERY DIFFICULT



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"
Answer: India


Question: In which sea is the island of Corfu
Answer: ionian


Question: To which tree family does the osier belong
Answer: willow


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
Answer: prostitute


Question: in the 1700s, european women achieved a pale complexion by eating 'complexion wafers' which were actually what poison
Answer: arsenic


Question: What is the world's #24 most populous city
Answer: calcutta


Question: Because its eyeball is fixed, the ---------- must move its huge body to shift its line of sight.
Answer: whale


Question: what was the name of the flying nun?
Answer: sister bertrille


Question: Which word links these: free, model, political
Answer: demonstration


Question: Certain marbles are called "alleys" because they are made of ___
Answer: alabaster


Question: What finger is the most sensitive
Answer: forefinger


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?
Answer: vinland


Question: Which Hollywood heart throbs real name was Roy Scherer
Answer: rock hudson


Question: PLOKTA
Answer: press lots of keys to abort


Question: Venus is _____ miles in diameter
Answer: 7520


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
Answer: ostrich


Question: To steal property entrusted to one's care.?
Answer: Embezzle


Question: Plant with golden or bright yellow flowers
Answer: marigold


Question: In 1805 Battle of---------- , although killed in this battle, Nelson established British naval supremacy for the next century, beating both French and Spanish.
Answer: trafalgar


Question: In 1923 Sir Richard ---------- actor/director (Gandhi, Young Winston), born.
Answer: attenborough


Question: In England in the 1880s this was considered an offensive word
Answer: pants


Question: In what country was Erik Rotheim, the inventor of the aerosol can, born
Answer: norway


Question: What is the term used for the path that a planet takes around the sun
Answer: orbit


Question: In Oliver Twist name the undertaker to whom Oliver is sold
Answer: sowerberry


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.
Answer: arnold


Question: On diff'rent strokes,what pet did arnold keep in his room
Answer: goldfish


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
Answer: 1956


Question: Which city hosted the 1924 Olympic Summer Games Held
Answer: Paris


Question: At darts, what is a score of 26 called
Answer: bed & breakfast


Question: IBTD
Answer: i beg to differ


Question: What's the longest river in Asia?
Answer: yangtze


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
Answer: scorpio


Question: If you're involved in firing, throwing, and glazing, what do you do
Answer: pottery


Question: There doesn't seem to be anyone around
Answer: I Think We're Alone Now Tiffany


Question: What country's capital is caracas
Answer: venezuela


Question: who recorded the album "london calling" in 1975
Answer: clash


Question: Tina Turner's "Private Dancer" was written by ____ ________.
Answer: Mark Knopfler


Question: what is the study of the earth's physical divisions
Answer: geography


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
Answer: ridicule


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?
Answer: Georgia


Question: what has more than 80,000 arms
Answer: basket starfish


Question: What sport is associated with the queensbury rules
Answer: boxing


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).
Answer: estampie


Question: In cookery, which dish was named after a ballerina
Answer: pavlova


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
Answer: malaysia


Question: - The completion of 17th and 18th century harmony by adding a keyboard accompaniment indicated by figured bass
Answer: realisation


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
Answer: leech


Question: Whose books describe the career of "horatio hornblower"
Answer: c s forester


Question: Skullcap worn by Jewish men
Answer: yarmulke


Question: If you were born on 10 September what star sign (Zodiac) would you be
Answer: virgo


Question: Native peoples of South America catch ---------- and use their razor-sharp teeth to make tools and weapons
Answer: piranha


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.
Answer: 4308


Question: Tarsus, metatarsus, and phalanges are parts of a ___
Answer: foot


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)
Answer: 1935


Question: How often does a stopped analogue clock display the correct time
Answer: twice a day


Question: In 1923 ---------- Co. founded.
Answer: disney


Question: The longest time someone has typed on a typewriter continuously is __ hours, set by violet gibson burns
Answer: 264


Question: In 1919 Art---------- , jazz drummer (Jazz Messengers), born.
Answer: blakey


Question: What geological period is named after coal
Answer: carboniferous


Question: This famours astronomer was the son of a composer
Answer: gallileo


Question: In 1457 Henry ---------- king of England (1485-1509), born.
Answer: vii


Question: In 1980 Iraqi troops seized ---------- territory in a border dispute
Answer: iranian


Question: In 1982 Israeli forces began pouring into west----------
Answer: beirut


Question: What term is given to that part of the Earth which can support life
Answer: biosphere


Question: When did the Fuller Brush Company begin using catalogs
Answer: 1986


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.
Answer: stalin


Question: This Russian composer is responsible for the stirring prelude in c# minor
Answer: rachmanninov


Question: Instrument for measuring radio activity
Answer: geiger counter


Question: An electrically-charged particle
Answer: ion


Question: What is the flowering shrub Syringa usually called
Answer: lilac


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
Answer: pekingese


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
Answer: bones


Question: This cluster of stars is also known as the Seven Sisters.
Answer: pleiades


Question: where is llanfaipollgwyngyllgogerychwyrndobll llantisiliogogoch
Answer: wales
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