a better late than ever quiz answers

The answers to a better late than ever quiz. If you’ve not done it yet, and want to, head over to that page before reading on.

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1. What is a fine-grained rock that is created by the alteration of shale or mudstone by low-grade regional metamorphism? It is popular for a wide variety of uses such as roofing, flooring, and flagging because of its durability and attractive appearance.


2. On which island do Peter Pan, Tinker Bell and the Lost Boys live?


3. What is the contemporary English UK music TV show has been running in short series since 1992 and is a part of BBC 2’s late-night line-up, usually at around 11 pm to 12 midnight? It features a mixture of both established and new musical artists, from solo performers to bands and larger ensembles.

Later… with Jools Holland

4. What is the title of popular beat combo Nirvana ‘s 2nd studio album, released in 1991 that has sold over 340 millions copies to date?


5. What is the Cockney rhyming slang for feet?

Plates of meat

6. Which British sitcom that ran for eleven series from 7 September 1981 to 9 October 1991 starred Windsor Davies and Donald Sinden as rival antique dealers?

Never the Twain

7. This English actor and comedian – born in 1959 – Was a television regularly from the mid-1980s, most notably as a regular on the Channel 4 improvisation show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” Who is he?

Tony Slatery

8. What is a loud noise that us repeated several times as an echo otherwise called?


9. In geology and physical geography what is an area of a highland, usually consisting of relatively flat terrain, that is raised significantly above the surrounding area, often with one or more sides with deep hills.? It is also know as a high plain or a tableland.


10. Name the English actor, writer, and singer born in 1959 who has starred in films such as Another Country (1984), The Madness of King George (1994), Shrek 2 (2004) and Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (2016)?

Rupert Everett

11. Which CBS American late-night talk show first aired in August 1993 with host David Letterman and is now hosted by comedian Stephen Colbert and is filmed, when lockdown is not in operation,  originates from the Ed Sullivan Theater, New York?

The Late Show

12. What is a disease characterized by abnormally high body temperature or a condition of heightened activity or excitement: a fever of anticipation?


13. Singers Johnny Mathis and Deniece Williams released which song in 1978, reaching number 3 in the UK?

Too Much, Too Little, Too Late

14. What word described various liquids for drinking (some of which do not contain alcohol!) such as water, soda, tea, and coffee?


15. What type of glass, initially produced in plane form, is commonly used for windows, glass doors, transparent walls, and windscreens? It is also used in hilarious classic comedy skits, being carried by two men and involving oncoming traffic.

Plate glass

16. What slang term describes and person who is intellectual in an annoying way?

Clever clogs

17. What term defines to protect something by interposing material that prevents the loss of heat or the intrusion of sound?


18. Which British electrical firm formed in 1906 as the export branch of an American but became independent in 1914? For decades it dominated the UK consumer battery market.

Ever Ready

19. In which direction is something said to be moving if it moves towards the side or in a direction away from the middle but not backward or forward.


20. What is the name of Harry Potter’s teacher, initially for Potions classes, then Defence Against the Dark Arts who finally became the Headmaster of Hogwarts school?

Severus Snape