Quiz Answers: 12th January 2024 (General Knowledge with Jason Statham)

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Here are the answers to our quiz from 12th January 2024 – how did you do?

1. Which Quentin Tarantino movie opens with the line “Let me tell you what ‘Like a Virgin’ is about”?

Reservoir Dogs

2. Born this week, who won an Oscar for playing ruthless music instructor Terence Fletcher in 2014’s Whiplash?

J.K. Simmons

3. In which comedy franchise-starter did Peter Sellers first play Inspector Clouseau?

The Pink Panther

4. Who plays Alexander the Great in Alexander?

Colin Farrell

5. “Heads will roll” is the tagline for which gothic horror film?

Sleepy Hollow

6. What title connects a David Cronenberg film and a BBC sketch comedy series?

Dead Ringers

7. Also born this week, Shirley Eaton was famously painted gold for her death scene in which 1964 movie?


8. In which city is Lost In Translation set?


9. Who plays Peggy Sue Bodell in Peggy Sue Got Married?

Kathleen Turner

10. Which found-footage horror anthology film has sequels numbered 2, 94, 99, and 85?


11. In which 1969 film does Michael Caine play Charlie Croker?

The Italian Job

12. Complete the title of the John Le Carre novel – Tinker Tailor Soldier… what?


13. What Olympic weightlifting term describes lifting a barbell from the ground to an overhead position in one continuous motion?


14. What is the German word for “lightning”?


15. What two words go after “She’s”, “If You’re Not”, and “I Could Be” to make the titles of three different UK number 1 singles?

“The One”

16. What name connects British director Alan and American actress Posey?

Parker, as in Alan Parker and Parker Posey

17. What is the title of the Beatles’ seventh studio album, released in 1966?


18. What is the only type of bird that can fly backwards?


19. In Wacky Races, what is the name of Dick Dastardly’s car?

(The) Mean Machine

20. According to a famous quote by Pope John Paul II, which Jason Statham film “is a defeat for humanity”?

War. Although he was probably on about, you know, “war”…

21. In cinemas now! The Boys In The Boat, The Tender Bar, and The Midnight Sky are the three most recent films from which actor-turned-director?

George Clooney

22. What is the full title of Peter Jackson’s second Lord Of The Rings film?

The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers

23. “Ars Gratia Artis” is the slogan of which Hollywood movie studio?


24. Which 1980 workplace comedy connects Jane Fonda, Dolly Parton, and Lily Tomlin?

9 To 5

25. Who was born earliest – Demi Moore or Julianne Moore (no relation)?

Julianne Moore, by two years

26. Also in the news! Which 28 Days Later director will reportedly return for the new sequel 28 Years Later?

Danny Boyle

27. “Toot Sweets” is a song from which 1968 movie musical?

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

28. Who connects the 2000s films Almost Famous, How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days, and Bride Wars?

Kate Hudson

29. In which 2021 Disney film does Emma Stone play Estella von Hellman?


30. And finally, as of 2024, which franchise has Jason Statham most often appeared in – The Expendables or The Transporter?

The Expendables  – he’s in all four of those but ducked out after Transporter 3.

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