Interest Groups Online Groups

Forty Questions Quiz

A monthly general knowledge quiz.

This is what happens:
1. The host welcomes everyone and runs through the Quiz rules and then mutes everyone;
2. The host reads the questions leaving around a couple of minutes or so for the competitors to answer each one;
3. After a short break the host reads out the answers and the competitors mark their papers, unmuting themselves with any queries they may have;
4. Competitors total up their score and send it to everyone via the chat facility on zoom;
5. The competitor with the highest score wins - in case of a tie the host will ask a tie breaker question.

Attendees will need paper and pen to write down their answers.

Obviously attendees are duty bound not to cheat e.g. by looking up the answers on Google or by miscounting their points etc, but if you wish you might want to bring a friend or partner to assist you - but again they must not cheat either!
The host will ask attendees to send in questions - with the answers of course - including pictures where appropriate if they wish them to be included in future quizzes.


Read more about the group in the September 2023 News Extra


First Tuesday of the month from 3 to 4.30 pm

Group Size & Availability

Up to 50 competitors

Waiting List

How to Join

You can join this group, or the waiting list, via the Beacon Members Portal. To join a group you must first subscribe to Interest Groups Online. This is separate to a local u3a membership. 

If you would be interested in helping to lead a group around this subject or any other, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

You can contact the group leader via the Beacon Members Portal. For any other queries or information please contact the Interest Groups Online team by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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