Commonwealth Games, volcanoes and a spoon salesman: your 11 weekend quiz questions

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Here are another 11 quiz questions on a variety of topics for you to try. Have a go at them with your family and friends, but don’t forget to share them online, then bicker.

As usual, the answers are below the 11 questions, but there’s no cheating mind. As usual, gloating is allowed if you win. Good luck.

If you missed the last weekend quiz, try it by clicking here.

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1. Before Birmingham, which was the last British city to host the Commonwealth Games?

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2. Ljubljana is the capital of which country?

3. Who is the most famous creation of the children’s author Julia Donaldson?

4. Which British chain store is named after two brothers called Alan and Matt Hargreaves?

5. Why was MP Sam Tarry in the news in July 2022?

6. In which television series did Bernard Cribbins play a spoon salesman called Mr Hutchinson?

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7. Which political party, disbanded in 2016, was represented as an MP by George Galloway?

8. Italy has three active volcanoes. Name two of them.

9. What type of sweet is a Pontefract cake?

10. In which stadium did England Women win their 2022 European semi-final against Sweden?

11. Who was the US Senate member for Illinois between 2005 and 2008?


1. Glasgow in 2014 2. Slovenia 3. The Gruffalo 4. Matalan 5. He was sacked from Labour’s front bench for joining rail workers on a picket line 6. Fawlty Towers 7. RESPECT 8. Stromboli, Etna and Vesuvius 9. Liquorice 10. Bramhall Lane, home of Sheffield United 11. Barack Obama

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