a drum ‘n’ bass quiz answers

The answers to a drum ‘n’ bass quiz. If you’ve not done it yet, and want to, head over to that page before reading on.

1. Born in 1943, which English broadcaster, restaurateur and food writer’s eccentric style of TV programme presentation involved drinking wine as he cooked and talking to his crew?

Keith Floyd

2. Who was the Hanna-Barbera produced Wacky Races character who is described as dashing and handsome to young girls and incredibly cool to young boys?

Peter Perfect

3. What is a cover, traditionally made of cloth, used to insulates a teapot to keep the contents warm?

Tea cozy

4. Karol Józef Wojtyła was the real name of which pope who was the head of the Catholic Church from 1978 until his death in 2005?

John Paul II

5. Primarily heard in the UK and Ireland, what phrase means to tease, mock, or ridicule someone or something?

Take the mick

6. What was Fred Dinah’s main profession?


7. In radio communication, what single word is used to indicate that the speaker has heard and understood what the person they are communicating with has just said?


8. In Yellowstone National Park in the Colorado, what is Old Faithful – named after its predictable nature?


9. What are railways up the side of a mountains, consisting of a counterbalanced car sat either end of a cable passing round a driving wheel at the summit called?


10. What is a military step in which soldiers march in place, moving their legs as in marching, but without stepping forward?

Mark time

11. Which fast food chain started in 1954 and is the “home of The Whopper”?

Burger King

12. Which Swedish-British television presenter started as a TV-am weather presenter, moved on to present ITV’s Gladiators and become a panelist on BBC’s Shooting Star?

Ulrika Jonsson

13. In DC Comics and films, the character Alfred works for Bruce Wayne as what?


14. London’s Saville Row is best known for being the home of what type of profession?


15. How was the Scottish king who reigned from 1306 to his death in 1329 popularly kown?

Robert the Bruce

16. Which north west town expanded greatly in the first half of the 20th century with the growth of the fishing industry to become a deep-sea fishing port but today its most notable employer is the manufacturer of the lozenge Fisherman’s Friend?


17. According to the 2000 US Census, which name is the 5th most popular surname and is of Welsh origin, meaning “son of Ioan”?


18. Which Jamaican sprinter twice set the 100m world record, 1st in 2005 and later in 2007 and is still the record holder for the 100 yard dash, which he set in 2010?

Asafa Powell

19. What collection of fishing equipment also means to fall for something (often an untruth) without hesitation or reservation?

Hook, line and sinker

20. Where did Wallace & Gromit visit in their 1989 debut A Grand Day Out?

The Moon

Putting together answers from questions 1-10 with 20-11 gives you 5 drummers and 5 bassists:

  • Keith Moon (The Who)
  • Peter Hook (Joy Division/New Order)
  • Cozy Powell (Rainbow)
  • John Paul Jones (Led Zeppelin)
  • Mick Fleetwood (Fleetwood Mac)
  • Jack Bruce (Cream)
  • Roger Taylor (Queen)
  • Geezer Butler (Black Sabbath)
  • Lars Ulrich (Metallica)
  • Mark King (Level 42)