Quiz Questions

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’.

119 thoughts on “Quiz Questions

  1. 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

  2. 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

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