David Biddle

Frontend Web Developer

Friday quiz: Cue and A

This week I got my big break when I was asked to fill in as quizmaster in the work quiz. Here are 10 questions whose answers are united by a theme.


  1. Which form of limestone makes up the White Cliffs of Dover?
  2. What shape can be equilateral, isosceles, or scalene?
  3. Which word can go before bread, even, and clause to make phrases?
  4. Which animal had to be rescued by firefighters in Dortmund last week, after getting its head stuck
  5. Lidl beat Tesco in a copyright dispute this week - but what design feature did the case centre on?
  6. Which country, known locally as Kalaallit Nunaat, is the world's largest island?
  7. Which Prime Minister appointed Martha Lane Fox as the UK's Digital Champion in 2009?
  8. Which 1986 David Lynch film starred Kyle MacLachlan and Isabella Rossellini?
  9. Which British singer had a hit with 'Boy's a Liar Pt. 2' in February 2023?
  10. Which 1877 novel by Anna Sewell is the fictional autobiography of a horse?
  1. Chalk
  2. Triangle
  3. Break
  4. Red squirrel
  5. Yellow circle (in the Lidl logo and the Clubcard branding)
  6. _Green_land
  7. Gordon Brown
  8. Blue Velvet
  9. Pink Pantheress
  10. Black Beauty

There's a snooker theme to the answers - chalk, triangle, and break are various bits of snooker terminology, and the other answers contain the colours of the object balls in increasing order of value.