Once you’ve been to a few quiz nights, some of the same questions crop up: here’s a cheat sheet. Commit these to memory.

*If you print this out and take it with you, or access it while in the midst of a quiz you’re naughty.*

0 L D at the E | 0 Latitude Degrees at the Equator |

007 J B | 007 James Bond |

1 2 B M S | 1, 2 Buckle My Shoe |

1 B E Y | 1 Birthday Each Year |

1 D at a T | 1 Day at a Time |

1 E on a C | 1 Eye on a Cyclops |

1 F O the C N | 1 Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest |

1 H in a D | 1 Holes in a Donut |

1 H on a U | 1 Horn on a Unicorn |

1 M B | 1 Man Band |

1 M L on the C F | 1 Maple Leaf on the Canadian Flag |

1 W on a U | 1 Wheel on a Unicycle |

10 C | 10 Commandments |

10 D in a T N (I the A C) | 10 Digits in a Telephone Number (including the Area Code) |

10 D on B H | 10 Digits on Both Hands |

10 F in a B G | 10 Frames in a Bowling Game |

100 C in a M | 100 Centimeters in a Meter |

100 L on a C | 100 Legs on a Centipede |

1000 Y in a M | 1000 Years in a Millennium |

1001 A N | 1001 Arabian Nights |

101 D | 101 Dalmatians |

11 O on a K | 11 Octaves on a Keyboard |

11 P on a F T | 11 Players on a Football Team |

12 D of C | 12 Days of Christmas or Disciples of Christ |

12 E in a D | 12 Eggs in a Dozen |

12 I in a F | 12 Inches in a Foot |

12 S of the Z | 12 Signs of the Zodiac |

12 V in a C B | 12 Volts in a Car Battery |

13 B D | 13 Baker’s Dozen |

13 C in a S | 13 Cards in a Suit |

13 S on the A F | 13 Stripes on the American Flag |

14 D in a F | 14 Days in a Fortnight |

140 IQ of a G | 140 IQ of a Genius |

1492 C S the O B | 1492 Columbus Sailed the Ocean Blue |

15 M on a D M C | 15 Men on Dead Man’s Chest |

18 H on a G C | 18 Holes on a Golf Course |

180 D to R D | 180 Degrees to Reverse Direction |

1912 Y the T S | 1912 The Year the Titanic Sank |

2 N it T to T | 2 is the Number it Takes to Tango |

2 C 3 A C | 2’s Company, 3’s A Crowd |

2 G for E B (in the B B S) | 2 Girls for Every Boy (in the Beach Boys Song) |

2 H in a W | 2 Halves in a Whole |

2 H on a C | 2 Hands on a Clock |

2 P in a C | 2 People in a Couple |

2 S on a C | 2 Sides on a Coin |

2 T D (and a P in a P T) | 2 Turtle Doves (and a Partridge in a Pear Tree) |

2 W on a B | 2 Wheels on a Bicycle |

20 N on a D B | 20 Numbers on a Dart Board |

20 Y S by R V W | 20 Years Slept by Rip Van Winkle |

20,000 L U the S | 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea |

200 D for P G in M | 200 Dollars for Passing Go in Monopoly |

2001 A S O | 2001 A Space Odyssey |

206 B in the H B | 206 Bones in the Human Body |

21 D on a D | 21 Dots on a Die |

21 G S | 21 Gun Salute |

22 P in a C M | 22 Players in a Cricket Match |

24 H in a D | 24 Hours in a Day |

26 L of the A | 26 Letters of the Alphabet |

29 D in F (I a L P) | 29 Days in February (In a Leap Year) |

3 B M (S H T R) | 3 Blind Mice (See How They Run) |

3 C on a T L | 3 Colors on a Traffic Light |

3 H in a B B | 3 Holes in a Bowling Ball |

3 L in a H P | 3 Lines in a Haiku Poem |

3 L R | 3 Legged Race |

3 M a D | 3 Meals a Day |

3 M and a B | 3 Men and a Baby |

3 M of a T | 3Members of a Trio |

3 R C | 3 Ring Circus |

3 S | 3 Stooges |

3 S and Y O | 3 Strikes and you’re Out |

3 T a L | 3 Times a Lady |

3 W from a G L | 3 Wishes from a Genie Lamp |

3 W M | 3 Wise Men |

30 = M in a H H | 30 Minutes in a Half Hour |

30 D H S A J and N | 30 Days Hath September April June and November |

32 D F at which W F | 32 Degrees Fahrenheit when Water Freezes |

32 T (I W T) | 32 Teeth including Wisdom Teeth |

360 D in a C | 360 Degrees in a Circle |

366 D in a L Y | 366 Days in a Leap Year |

4 & 20 B B in a P | 4 & 20 Blackbirds Baked in a Pie |

4 A in a D of C | 4 Aces in a Deck of Cards |

4 H of the A | 4 Horsemen of the Apocalypse |

4 L C = G L | 4 Leaf Clover is Good Luck |

4 Q in a G | 4 Quarts in a Gallon |

4 Q in a G | 4 Quarters in a Game |

4 S in a Y | 4 Seasons in a Year |

4 Y in an U D | 4 Years in an Undergraduate Degree |

40 D and N of the G F | 40 Days and Nights of the Great Flood |

40 T (with A B) | 40 Thieves (with Ali Baba) |

40 Y in a R W A | 40 Years in a Ruby Wedding Anniversary |

46 C in a H C | 46 Chromosomes in a Human Cell |

4/5 D in a Z C | 4/5 Digits in a Zip Code |

5 F on a H | 5 Fingers on a Hand |

5 L in a L | 5 Lines in a Limerick |

5 P on a S | 5 Points on a Star |

5 T on a F | 5 Toes on a Foot |

50 W to L Y L | 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover |

500 S in a R | 500 Sheets in a Ream |

54 C in a D (with the J’s) | 54 Cards in a Deck (With the Jokers) |

57 H V | 57 Heinz Varieties |

6 A S P | 6 A Six Pack |

6 P on a P T | 6 Pockets on a Pool Table |

6 S on a C | 6 Sides on a Cube |

6 S on a G | 6 Strings on a Guitar |

6 S on a H | 6 Sides on a Hexagon |

6 W of H the E | 6 Wives of Henry the Eighth |

60 Y in a D W A | 60 Years in a Diamond Wedding Anniversary |

60 M in an H | 60 Minutes in an Hour |

60 S in a M | 60 Seconds in a Minute |

64 S on a C B | 64 Squares on a Checker/Chess Board |

65 = M A of a S C | 65 Minimum Age of a Senior Citizen |

7 B for 7 B | 7 Brides for Seven Brothers |

7 C in a R | 7 Colors in a Rainbow |

7 D | 7 Dwarfs |

7 D of the W | 7 Days of the Week |

7 D S | 7 Deadly Sins |

7 S on a H | 7 Sides on a Heptagon |

7 N on a M S | 7 Notes on a Musical Scale |

7 W of the A W | 7 Wonders of the Ancient World |

7 W of the W | 7 Wonders of the World |

7 Y of B L (I Y B a M) | 7 Years of Bad Luck (If You Break a Mirror) |

76 T in the B P | 76 Trombones in the Big Parade |

8 L on a S | 8 Legs on a Spider |

8 L on an O | 8 Legs on an Octopus |

8 P of S in the E L | 8 Parts of Speech in the English Language |

8 S on a SS | 8 Sides on a Stop Sign |

8 S R | 8 Santa’s Reindeer |

80 D to G A the W | 80 Days to Go Around the World |

88 P K | 88 Piano Keys |

9 I in a B G | 9 Innings in a Baseball Game |

9 L has a C | 9 Lives has a Cat |

9 P in the S S | 9 Planets in the Solar System |

9 S by a S in T | 9 Saves by a Stitch in Time |

90 D in a R A | 90 Degrees in a Right Angle |

93,000,000 M to the S | 93,000,000 Miles to the Sun |

99 B of B on the W | 99 Bottles of Beer on the Wall |

A P is W a 1000 W (sometimes 1000 W that a P is W) | A Picture is Worth a 1000 Words |

This question format is known as the ‘Linguistic Equation’ or ‘ditloid’, and you can find more about them here.

NEW: If you’d like to study them before your big night, use the excellent Flashcard site/app ‘Quizlet’ – This list is also available as a Quizlet card ‘set’.

can anyone tell me what 8 b on a s.t could mean?

Could it be 8 b on a soccer team? Or on a snooker table?

Anybody have the answer for these two:

1928 = STE

7 = HPB

7 Harry potter books

does anyone know what ,,All b have Tw means

Maybe ‘All Birds/Bees have Two Wings’?

Can anyone help me with 8 n on a h or 27 t c?

27 is three cubed?

can anyone tell me what 270 S On The L U please???

27 stations on the London Underground

Reference here says 270 – good call!

http://www.tfl.gov.uk/corporate/modesoftransport/londonunderground/1608.aspx

anyone know what 4 S on a H is? thanks

Four Shoes on a Horse?

anyone know what 1.25 H a S is?

anyone know what anyone know what C 4H6R and 7C is

Anyone know what 7 = C in the L S. Means. Thanks

7 colours in the light spectrum?

7 Colours in the light spectrum.

what is 1760 Yin a M

Yards in a mile

Anyone tell me what

29 m in a y

Could be

Many thanks

yards in a mile

Can any one help me on this quiz question: 8 H on BB

Can someone tell me what

M in the O

Means ty

8 housemates on big brother?

anyone know what is 0 DL: the PM?

0 Degrees Longitude: the Prime Meridian

Nicely done!

Do you know what 3 b in the e is

3 Bones in the ear

What is 22 = owgisr

9 = s on a n

Can anyone help?

9 sides on a nonagon

40 D in the W

40 Days in the Wilderness (being Tempted by Satan)

Any one know what 82 H T B (O-T-M-)

What is 2 P 4 C?

Help please C N 5 P

Can someone tell me 3 b on a cf? 😰

3 blades on a ceiling fan

Sir what is the answer for 19 M in a Y

What is the answer of 19m in y

Please help me solve the following:

12=A in I

15=RSN after the L of the ER

8=CB around the PA

3=N of TGP in the O

15=D of the R

27/10/16=D that KTTP

Wha does 9OD in a C mean

Anybody tell me the following

14 = IA

30 = S in H a M

30 Seconds in Half a Minute?

85 = TB in B in M

3 = B in a B in a W

Anybody help with these please.

3 = Beats in a bar in a waltz

4 E in a C

Does anyone know ‘ a b c don’t’

48= B. on A.R.

what is 7h of the s

Any one know what6 W of H the E

Or 52 C in a P (no J)

And 200 P for PG in M

These ones are in the list above:

* 6 Wives of Henry the Eighth

* 52 Cards in a Pack (No Jokers)

* 200 Pounds (?) for Passing Go in Monopoly

Yes, pounds (in UK Monopoly)

200 dollars for passing go in monopoly

Can anyone tell me what 6 P on a S T?

Or 10 E in a D

6 Pockets on a Snooker Table

10 events in a decathlon.

6s of a c

6 sides of a cube

3c of T

Corners of a triangle

22 E 2 LD

7=C on a M

Hi anyone know what

3 b in b b

And 4 q of s

7 s on the C

What does ‘4 l g 2 l b’ stand for?

What is 100 T in a SS

100 tiles in a scrabble set.

Can anyone help with 8 L in the B

8= V of the L.J in S. Any ideas please

8 = Value of the letter j in scrabble

3 PC anyone?

Can anyone solve 170 is MF in D?

Can anyone solve

100 = L.I.A.G.O.S.

8 = P.I.A.G.

14 = P.I.A.S.

Does anybody know:

3 B and G

2 NBO and T

5 MY in a PT

2000 P in a TTB

Thanks

Does anyone know what 9M B IN B is please?

9 million bicycles in Beijing

Does anyone know the following?

70 F C S

5 A in L

8 W of H E

31 G P of a R

103 RC

10 V of Z in S

12 C in L C J S

13 N of M at the L S

6 P for a P B in S

1085 M H of S

50 for B E on a D

Please help!

-?

13 Number of Men at the Last Supper

6 Points for a Pink Ball in Snooker

-?

50 Points for a Bulls Eye on a Dartboard

6 points for a pink ball in snooker

50 for bullesye on a dartboard

Can anyone tell me what

10 V of Z in S

And

13 N of M at the L S

13 Number of Men at the Last Supper

1280 r b I g

Any help appreciated

10 i of L V

12 d of L J

2 m of s

10 i of L V

12 d of L J

2 m of s

Please answer

Anyone help with:

4I in a H

3B in G

3S on a S

Thanks

Four inches in a hand (measurement for horses). Sorry I can’t help with the others!

4 inches in a hand is correct, thanks

The others are 3 bears in Goldilocks and 3 stripes on a sargeant

does anyone know what 8=H P M could be?

I think it’s likely to be 8 Harry Potter Movies

Hi

Can anyone help, what is

7 T OF O S OF A D

37 S P

23 P OF C IN THE H B

Thanks

can anyone solve

6 Sin A

Zero D is the E

Zero Degrees is the Equator?

Any know

13 ufs

12 l of h

4 a on a v

2020 y of the nog

24 h from t

9 an of f

26 b in the hf

2 cr of e

10 ew

23 tlims (b of p)

7 a of m

Thank you SO much

Can anyone solve these please:

2 S of J on a M E

76 P P of a F C S

From Sylvia: : I have three quiz questions I cannot answer, does anyone have the answers to the following:

49 = P between C and A

3 = M in a R of B

45 = M in the F H of a F M

45 Minutes in the First Half of a Football Match

49 Parallel between Canada and America

Please help:

44 FF on a F

25CD

For Jenny:

24 Hours from Tulsa (song)

7 ages of man

For iamaperson:

4 legs good, 2 legs bad (Animal Farm)

What is 9 P in a N T?

Anyone help?

3 = HT

5 = D of the R

8 = M in a T of WT

12 = S of the C

Are there 12 Stations of the Cross.? (12 SC)

3= Holy Trinity?

8 Men in a Tug of War Team

Does anyone actually know what these type of questions are called please

At the top of the page; a bit of info about ditloids :)

Anyone help with 18 SW (W)

Does anyone know what EW 10 means, please!

Emergency Ward 10

Thanks, Alex; is this a pop culture reference? I’m not familiar with it

Hi..what is 12 S on a PC? Please

Stuck with:

5 = P in a Q

3 = in a HT

Can anyone help

A F H 2 C E

5 D of the R

F S on 1 L

4 T – B, M, J and F

A B S 50

4 C in T W

5 A F

J W-L in 15

What is

3 M in a B????

Does anyone know what. 2=C in the T by CD. Is

2 = Cities in the Tale by Charles Dickens?