Stupid Quiz Show Answers

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Regrettably I think we are coming close to end of my supply of stupid quiz show answers. It has been a good series and actually lasted a lot longer than I first thought. And some of them have been very amusing as well. All in all it has been well received.

I’ll call this the penultimate selection. It may contain some repeats, but they made me laugh when I read them again and if they do that then I hope they may do the same for you too.




Q. What “U” are the Eastern Europeans who originated the tradition of painting Easter eggs?

A.  Yugoslavians


Q.  What “S” is the nearest star to the earth?      

A.  Saturn

Q.  Name a drink you recognize by its smell      

A.  Potatoes


Q.  Something a husband and wife should have separate of       

A.  Parents

Q.  Name a hobby people take up for the thrills involved

A.  Stamp collecting

stamp collector dilemma



Q.  Name a word that starts with the letter Q      

A.  Cute

Q.  Name a signer of the Declaration of Independence   

A.  Thomas Edison


Q.  Something that lets a burglar know that a house is unoccupied         

A.  No people in the house

Q.  Like “sugar bowl”, a bowl that’s named for the substance it contains

A.  Toilet bowl

toilet bowl

Q.  Name a fictional island        

A.  Rhode Island

Q. Name one of Santa’s reindeer

A.  Nixon


Q.  Name a beverage you stir before drinking    

A.  Water

Q.  Name the heaviest item in your house

A.  600 pounds


Q.  Something starting with “egg”          

A.  Excellent

A.  Eggland

Q.  Name an actor who played a gangster

A.  Al Capone

al copone

Q.  Name a character from the movie Aladdin    

A.  Jihad

Q.  Name something with claws 

A.  Christmas


Q.  A man’s name that starts with the letter “P”   

A.  Porcupine

Q.  Name a pie that does not contain fruit

A.  Lemon Meringue



Q.  Name a room in the house where the family gathers  

A.  Bathroom



You Can Pick Any Subject And Still Be Sure Quiz Show Contestants Will Know Nothing About It

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I’m not sure how many more of these quiz show answers are left in the archives, but there are enough for today’s selection.

It doesn’t seem to matter what subject the questions are about, you are still almost guaranteed that a quiz show contestant will not only know nothing about it, but will come up with the most irrelevant and absurd answers.




Q:  Who played agent 007 in the 1989 film Licence To Kill?

A:  Err…………James Bond?




Q:  With whom did Britain go to war over the Falklands?

A:  Err   .          .          .

Q:  It s a South American country.

A:  Iran.



Q:  Name a domestic animal.

A:  Leopard.



Q:  Name a game you can play in the bath.

A:  Scuba diving.

scuba diving in the bath



Q:  How many strings does a guitar have?

A:  Err   …Four.

Q:  It s the number of wives that Henry VIII had   .          .          .

A:  Oh! Five.



Q: Name a prime number between 20 and 40.

A: Between 20 and 40?

Q: Yes.

A: 7. 



Q: After his abdication, King Edward VIII of England became known as the Duke of where?

A: Duke of Earl. 




Q: Who wrote Hamlet?

A: Um, MacBeth.



Q: What insect is commonly found hovering above lakes?

A: Crocodiles.



Q: Name an animal whose eggs you probably never eat for breakfast.

A: Hamster.



Q: What creature squirts a smelly, unpleasant fluid at its enemies?

A: A snake.

Q: No, I’ll give you a clue — it’s black and white.

A: A bee!



Q: Which character narrates all but four of the Sherlock Holmes books?

A: The Pink Panther.




Q: What is the capital of Australia? And it’s not Sydney.

A: Sydney.



Q: We’re looking for a four-letter answer here. Shakespeare said that this by any other name would smell as sweet.

A: Soap?



Q: The four Gospels of the New Testament are attributed to Matthew, Mark, John and who?

A: Joe.





Intelligence Seems To Be The Only Thing In Jeopardy

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Intelligence seems to be the only thing in jeopardy as far as these quiz show contestants are concerned!

Another array of dumb answers to look at.



Q: On December 4, 1783, George Washington bade his officers farewell at this New York City tavern.     

A: What is the Whiskey-A-Go-Go?

cherry tree



Q: This term for a long handled gardening tool can also mean an immoral pleasure seeker.         

A: What is a hoe?


Q: By the 4th century AD, Rome had 28 public ones stacked with rolls of papyrus          

A: What are public toilets?


Q: It’s the southernmost city of the continental United States.     

A: What is West Virginia?


Q: He was born in India in 1841.

A: Who is Alex Trebek?

Alex Trebek

Q: Hedda Tesman, Helen Alving, Knut Brovik     

A: Who are three people that have never been in my kitchen?

Kitchen cartoon

Q: In which of the three daily meals are you most likely to eat fatty foods?         

A: Meat


Q: Bourbon whiskey is named after Bourbon County, located in what state?       

A: England



Q: Prior to 1984, what was the last year the United States participated in the Summer Olympics? 

A: 1936


Q: On the middle row of a standard keyboard, what key should your left pinky rest on?  



Q: What chocolate bar is named after the Roman god of war?    

A: Snickers


Q: What ‘G’ is a brand of animal shaped cheddar crackers introduced by Pepperidge Farm in 1962?        

A: Oreos


Q: How many red stripes are there on the American flag?           

A: 50

American Flag

Q: What ‘H’ is the general term for a six-sided two-dimensional shape?   

A: Trapezoid



Q: According to the proverb, the daily consumption of what piece of fruit keeps the doctor away?          

A: Banana

banana cartoon


I Don’t Know How They Do It But Every Week They Seem To Get Worse!

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Yes, I really don’t know how they do it, but every week they do seem to get worse. Where these answers come from or why shall always be a mystery, but they are fun and that’s what we like here, especially on a Monday!

You gotta start the week with a smile 🙂




Q: The perfect temperature for an autumn day   

A: 87   


Q: An important city during colonial times          

A: Virginia

A: New England



Q: Name something parents yell at their kids to finish    

A: “Get off that computer”



Q: Name a movie people love to watch at Christmas      

A: Snow White 



Q: Name a type of fruit found in tarts    

A: Sweet tarts



Q: Name something you buy by the set 

A: Paper

Q: Name something you buy in a larger size if you have a large family    

A: Jeans

Q: Name something a woman sees that would make her tell her husband to stop the car 

A: A bicycle

Q: The most you could afford to pay for a gallon of gas

A: $20

Q: Name a way you would treat a pet like a human         

A: Take it to the vet

Q: Name something London is famous for        

A: Pasta

Q: Name a famous Australian    

A: Peter Pan    


Q: The name of a famous sex symbol   

A: Wilma

Q: An invention that has replaced stairs 

A: Wheel


Q: Name something associated with the show “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire”

A: Bob Barker





They’re At It Again, Confounding All The Laws Of The Intellect – Yes, It’s More Quiz Show Answers!

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The title of this post says ‘confounding all the laws of the intellect’, and I don’t think that is any exaggeration. These people take questions, often simple questions, run it through what passes for their mind and then out of their mouths come answers that are so far away from correct it is sometimes quite staggering.

Anyhow, enough from me.

Here is the latest selection.




Q:  What country does the spiritual leader the Dalai Lama come from 

A:  Scotland.

Q:  What is the currency in India?

A:  Ramadan.

Q:  Skegness is a seaside resort on the coast of which sea:

a) Irish Sea,

b) English Channel,

c) North Sea?

A:  Oh, I know that, you can start writing out the cheque now, Dale. It’s on the east coast, so it must be the Irish Sea.

Q:  Bob Hope was the fifth of how many sons?

A:  Four.

Q:  Which ‘S’ is a kind of whale that can grow up to 80 tonnes? 

A:  Ummm .. .

Q:  It begins with ‘S’ and rhymes with ‘perm’.

A:  Shark.


Q:  Which literary hunchback lived in Notre Dame and fell in love with Esmeralda 

A:  Nostradamus.


Q:  What is the capital of Italy 

A: France.

Q:  France is another country. Try again. 

A: Oh, um, Benidorm. 

Q:  Wrong, sorry.


Let’s try another question 

Q:  In which country is the Parthenon 

A: Sorry, I don’t know.  

Q:  Just guess a country. 

A: Paris.


Q:  What’s 11 squared?

A: I don’t know.

Q:  I’ll give you a clue. It’s two ones with a two in the middle.

A: Is it five?


Q:  What religion was Guy Fawkes?

A: Jewish. 

Q:  That’s close enough.



Q:  What was signed to bring World War I to an end in 1918?.

A: Magna Carta?


Q:  What ‘K’ could be described as the Islamic Bible?

A:  Er…

Q:  It’s got two sylla-bles… Kor…

A:  Blimey?

Q: Ha ha ha, no. The past participle of run…

A:  Silence

Q: Okay, try it another way. Today I run, yesterday I…

A:  Walked?



Q:  What name is given to the condition where the sufferer can fall asleep at any time?

A:  Nostalgia.


Q:  In which European country is Mount Etna?

A:  Japan.

Q:  I did say European country… I can let you try again.

A:  Er… Mexico?



Q:  How long did the Six Day War between Egypt and Israel last?

A:  (long pause) 14 days.

Q:  In which country would you spend shekels?

A:  Holland? 

Q:  Try the next letter of the alphabet.

A:  Iceland? Ireland?

Q:  It’s a bad line. Did you say Israel?

A:  No.


Q:  Where is Cambridge University?

A:  Geography isn’t my strong point

Q:  There’s a clue in the title 

A:  Leicester?


Q:  Which is the largest Spanish-speaking country in the world?

A:  Barcelona 

Q:  I was really after the name of a country

A:  I’m sorry, I don’t know the name of any countries in Spain


Q:  Where did the D-Day landings take place?

A:  (after pause): Pearl Harbor?


Q:  What happened in Dallas on November 22, 1963?

A:  I don’t know, I wasn’t watching it then


The cast of hit tv series Dallas
The cast of hit television series Dallas



Dumb Dumb Dumb – Yes, More Quiz Show Answers

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Dumb was about the only word that could describe today’s lot of quiz show contestants, but even that wasn’t enough so I said it three times (and that went along with the video at the end, who was it said, I like it when a plan comes together).

So here you are.

Hope you find something to make you smile this Monday. I’m away to count me toes.




Q:  Which American actor is married to Nicole Kidman

A:  Forrest Gump.

Q:  On which street did Sherlock Holmes live?

A:  Er . . .

Q:  He makes bread .. .

A:  Er . . .

Q:  He makes cakes .. .

A:  Kipling Street?

Q:  Which of these is a city in Germany: Hanoi, Hanover or Hangover?

A:  Hanoi.


Q:  In what year was President Kennedy assassinated?

A:  Erm .. .

Q: Well, let’s put it this way – he didn’t see 1964.

A:  1965?

Q:  What’s the Prince of Wales’s Christian name?

A:  Err . . .

Q:  Here’s a clue: he was married to Diana.

A:  Err . . .

Q:  It begins with a ‘C’.

A:  No idea.

Q:  What was the name of Tony Blair’s chief spin-doctor who resigned last year?

A:  Iain Duncan Smith.

Q:  Arrange these two groups of letters to form a word – CHED and PIT.

A: Chedpit.

Q:  How many toes would three people have in total?

A:  23.

Q:  I’m looking for an island in the Atlantic whose name includes the letter ‘e’.

A:  Ghana.

Q:  No, listen. It’s an island in the Atlantic Ocean.

A:  New Zealand.

Q:  What is the world’s largest continent?

A:  The Pacific

Q:  Name a film starring Bob Hoskins that is also the name of a famous painting by Leonardo Da Vinci.

A:  Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

Q:  In which European city was the first opera house opened in 1637?

A:  Sydney.

Q:  What was signed to bring World War I to an end in 1918?

A:  Magna Carta.

Q:  What international brand shares its name with the Greek goddess of victory?

A: (after long deliberation): Erm, Kellogg’s?

Q:  Name a book written by Jane Austen.

A:  Charlotte Bronte.

Q:  What is the name of the French-speaking Canadian state?

A:  America? 

A:  Portugal? 

A:  Canada? 

A:  Mexico? 

A:  Italy? 

A:  Spain? 

Q:  How many days in a leap year?

A:  253.

Q:  What is the county town of Kent?

A:  Kentish Town?


Q:  Who wrote Lord of the Rings?

A:  Enid Blyton

Q:  In which European country are there people called Walloons?

A:  Wales.

Q:  Dizzy Gillespie is famous for playing . .. what?

A:  Basketball.



It’s More Moronic Madness, Yes, It’s Quiz Show Monday!

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So how many idiots got elected last week? Not all of them I hope, but I bet there are at least a few intellectually challenged newbees in the corridors of power in Washington. 

On the lighter side, some of those who didn’t make it in politics made it on to television and appeared in quiz shows.

The results are not that much different to some of the dumb things said in Congress (oh, oh, I feel another post forming in my head) so here is a selection to get the week started with a smile.




Q: In craps, what are the numbers you will need to roll an ‘Easy 10’?        

A: What are 9 and 1?    

craps dice

. 111111


Q: Paul III roared at him, “I have waited 30 years for your services. Now, I’m pope. Can’t I satisfy my desire?”        

A: Who is Lady Godiva?



Q: If a Japanese “isha” (doctor) asks you to stick out your “shita”, he means this.           

A: What is your behind?

proctologist cartoon



Q: To get to Wallace, Idaho from Boston, get on I-90 West, and the first one of these you ‘hit’, you’re there.        

A: What is a buffalo?




Q: 2 of the 3 countries classified as extending across two continents     

A: What are Africa and Europe? 



Q: The original one of these on Massachusetts’ Little Brewster Island was built in 1716; automation didn’t come until 1998.           

A: What is Kebert Xela?

Kebert Xela 



Q: [The language that this statement, meaning “I love you guys”, is in:] Yr Wyf I’n Dy Garu Di      

A: What is Klingon?

A:  What is Welsh?       




Q: He is the only sitting Vice President since Martin Van Buren to be elected President   

A: Who is Al Gore?

Al Gore cartoon



Q: This nursery rhyme was based on actual events at a 1900 schoolhouse.         

A: What is ‘There once was a man from Nantucket?’       

There once was a man from Nantucket


Q: In 2002, an elaborate dinner party was held at No. 10 to celebrate this many years’ reign by Elizabeth II           

A: Who is Tony Blair?   

Tony Blair cartoon


Q: The Timon puppet in “The Lion King” was inspired by Bunraku, the traditional puppet theatre of this country     

A: What is Africa?        



Q: Of the 5 permanent members of the UN Security Council, the one that is smallest in size         

A: What is my apartment?         



Q: George Bernard Shaw called this condition “the greatest of evils and the worst of crimes.”       

A: What is marriage?



Q: Of Pastism, Presentism or Futurism, the literary movement that began around 1909    

A: What is Modernism?



Q: According to the old saying, “I scream, you scream, we all scream for…” what?          

A: Jim Beam

Jim Beam



Q: Franklin D. Roosevelt is found on the head side of what American coin?        

A: $50 Bill



Q: “If I can make it there, I can make it anywhere.” What city does that describe?

A: Phoenix



Q: What was the magical item that brought Frosty the Snowman to life? 

A: Corncob pipe

corn cob pipes 



Q: What vehicle is used in the Tour de France race?       




Q: What eye ailment is the more common name for “myopia?”    

A: You think you’re right


 A myopic video




Unexpected Answers From Minds That Don’t Quite Work As Intended – Yes, Quiz Show Monday

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Yes, another Monday and time for more of those unexpected answers from minds that don’t quite work as intended – even by their owners!



Q: Name something that you wanted to do as a kid, but your parents wouldn’t let you

A: Have a snake

cartoon snake.


Q: An occupation in which people cover their faces

A: Model

model with face hidden.


Q: Name a food used to describe a person

A: A dog

scared dog.


Q: Name a food you wish was healthy for you

A: Ketchup

cartoon ketchup.


Q: The bad habit you’d most like to get rid of

A: Picking nose

Pick Me.


Q: An expression that means “getting married”

A: Rendezvous



Q: Name a high school class people might actually enjoy going to

A: Beverly Hills



Q: Name a food that comes smoked

A: Tobacco



Q: Name something a bricklayer uses

A: Spatula

bricklayer at work.


Q: Name a slang word for “man”

A: Homeboy



Q: Name a famous Biblical twosome

A: Ralph and Susie



Q: Name something you’d find in an operating room

A: Operator



Q: How many times per day you look in the mirror

A: Twenty

looking in mirror.


Q: Name a character from a horror movie that reminds you of some of your dates

A: Loch Ness Monster
A: Incredible Hulk



Q: Name a food that can be brown or white

A: Potatoes



Q: Name a day of the year when you want to be with friends

A: December



Q: Name a gift that might be insulting if a woman received it from her mother-in-law

A: Shoes



Q: Name a tall tourist attraction

A: Disneyland



Q: Your wife’s most unappealing habit (asked to 100 married men)

A: Picking her feet

picking feet - most annoying habit
picking feet – most unappealing habit





Smell My Finger! – It’s Quiz Show Answers Monday

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I can’t believe how fast this year is going. Another Monday and half way through October. But no matter how much time we put in people don’t seem to be getting any smarter. I think this next selection of quiz show answers proves it yet again.

And it may help to explain the rather odd headline on this post too.




Q: Name a talk show host you watch in the daytime        

A: Louie Anderson



Q: An electric appliance designed to be handheld           

A: Blender



Q: An animal with more than four legs   

A: Dog

A: Horse



Q: Name a famous woman who seems to intimidate other men   

A: Barbara Bush



Q: Name something that can damage a home    

A: A woman



Q: Name a food that comes in instant form       

A: Asparagus   



Q: Name something you ask people to smell     

A: Your finger   



Q: Name something that runs on a track

A: Speakers     



Q: An instrument used by a doctor        

A: Violin



Q: Name something in a candy bar, besides chocolate  

A: Candy



Q: The country with the most intriguing women   

A: Africa



Q: Name a bad habit that has serious consequences     

A: Picking your nose     



Q: Name a cartoon character with big ears         

A: Kermit the Frog



Q: Name something Scotch      

A: Water



Q: Name a famous Barbara       

A: Barbara Washington



Q: Name a city that jetsetters visit         

A: Florida

A: Norway



Q: Name a woman who’s had her breasts supersized     

A: Wonder Woman



Q: An age where a person would be happy to be carded at a bar

A: 18



Q: Name something people cheat on     

A: Chicago Bears



Q: Name something you might find in a manicure set     

A: A wig




It’s Monday Again, And You Know What That Means…. More Stupid Quiz Show Answers

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Hi everyone, yes it’s Monday again and time for another selection of stupid quiz show answers.

Are you depressed at the horrendous level of stupidity out there in the big wide world, or just happy that you are a lot smarter then these guys? I mean, who could ever forget “Smelly Kelly”? 

Either way I hope you enjoy today’s bunch.




Q: Name a time when people wake up   

A: Morning



Q: Name a sport people play by themselves      

A: Video games



Q: The state with the best beaches        

A: Los Angeles



Q: Name something a husband asks his wife to carry in her purse          

A: Condoms



Q: Name something a woman likes a man to have that begins with the letter M    

A: Makeup



Q: Name a Southern city           

A: Georgia



Q: Name a subject people discuss on their first date      

A: Sex 



Q: Name something an airline passenger might be holding during a bumpy flight

A: A lucky rabbit’s foot  



Q: Name something about Dr. Phil that comedians make fun of 

A: His contestants



Q: Name a famous Kelly           

A: Kelly “Ripka”

A: “Smelly Kelly”



Q: Name a sure cure for a hangover      

A: Making love 



Q: Name a famous Christina     

A: Christina the car



Q: Name a food with an edible skin       

A: Banana



Q: The night with the worst TV programs




Q: Name something you put in tea        

A: Tea bag



Q: Name a place where you might see a dead body       

A: Your house  



Q: Name a job around the house that has to be done every fall  

A: Spring cleaning



Q: An occupation considered to be un-masculine           

A: Truck driver  



Q: Name something dogs can do better than people      

A: Pee 



Q: The longest amount of time you have spent without talking to your spouse    

A: 20 minutes