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Books > Sport & Leisure > Hobbies, quizzes & games > Puzzles & quizzes > Trivia & quiz question books

A Pointless History of the World - Are you a Pointless champion? (Paperback): Richard Osman, Alexander Armstrong A Pointless History of the World - Are you a Pointless champion? (Paperback)
Richard Osman, Alexander Armstrong 1
R254 R223 Discovery Miles 2 230 Save R31 (12%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

A festive treat filled with quiz questions, trivia, witty facts and longer stand-up style pieces from the stars of the hit BBC quiz show Pointless. A Pointless History of the World is a journey through time pulling out some of the most 'pointless', comedic and interesting events - from the obvious to the obscure - and combines brilliant quiz content from the show with Richard and Xander's own brilliantly funny and incredibly intelligent quick-witted stand-up style writing. Interactive, hilarious and jam-packed full of quiz questions that will have every Pointless fan vying to be crowned the Pointless champion in their own household this Christmas.

The Times On This Day - Facts and Trivia for Every Day of the Year (Hardcover, New edition): James Owen The Times On This Day - Facts and Trivia for Every Day of the Year (Hardcover, New edition)
James Owen 1
R285 R209 Discovery Miles 2 090 Save R76 (27%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Do you know when the Duke of Albemarle arranged Britain's first boxing match, between his butler and his butcher? Or when the first speeding fine was issued for exceeding 2 mph in a built-up area? The Times On This Day is a fascinating delve into often significant, and sometimes unusual, moments throughout history. From the Register section of The Times, discover the connections between people, events and places across the centuries and learn intriguing facts about world and British history and popular culture. * A day-by-day approach to the key events for each day across the years * Familiar and lesser-known events are connected across the ages * Uncover little-known historical facts about your own special dates * Educational and entertaining facts in equal measure * Contains a helpful index arranged by year to help you find those key event anniversaries These fascinating facts, trivia, events, milestones and landmarks are selected from the fields of history, warfare, politics, medicine, science, sport, space exploration, literature, popular culture, etc. Together they offer a blend of key events that have shaped world history or society in one form or other.

Bodleianalia - Curious Facts about Britain's Oldest University Library (Hardcover): Claire Cock-Starkey, Violet Moller Bodleianalia - Curious Facts about Britain's Oldest University Library (Hardcover)
Claire Cock-Starkey, Violet Moller
R353 R294 Discovery Miles 2 940 Save R59 (17%) Ships in 7 - 13 working days

Which is the smallest book in the Bodleian Library? Who complained when their secret pen name was revealed in the library's catalogue? How many miles of shelving are there in the Book Storage Facility? What is the story behind the library's refusal to lend a book to King Charles I? And, what is fasciculing? The answers to these questions and many more can be found inside this intriguing miscellaneous collection of curious facts and stories about the Bodleian Library in Oxford. Home to more than 12 million books and a vast array of treasures including the Gutenberg bible, J.R.R. Tolkien's hand-painted watercolours for 'The Hobbit', Shakespeare's First Folio and four thirteenth-century copies of Magna Carta, the Bodleian Library is one of the most magnificent libraries in the world with a fascinating history. 'Bodleianalia' delights in uncovering some of the lesser known facts about Britain's oldest university library. Through a combination of lists, statistics, and bitesize nuggets of information, it reveals many of the quirks of fate, eccentric characters, and remarkable events which have contributed to the making of this renowned institution. The perfect book for trivia-lovers and bibliophiles, it also offers readers a behind-the-scenes peek into the complex workings of a modern, world-class library in the twenty-first century.

Ripley's Believe It Or Not! 2020 (Hardcover): Ripley Ripley's Believe It Or Not! 2020 (Hardcover)
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R390 R307 Discovery Miles 3 070 Save R83 (21%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

THE MULTI-MILLION-COPY BESTSELLING GUIDE TO THE WORLD OF WEIRD

Ripley’s is back! This year’s blockbuster annual contains over 1,200 of the scariest, weirdest and funniest stories from around the world, including:

- The man who lived in a sand castle for twenty years
- The cat who was born with twenty-eight toes
- The restaurant that served a burger made out of worms

. . . and much, much more.

Brimming with mind-boggling stories and eye-popping photographs, Ripley’s Believe It or Not! 2020 is the perfect gift for anyone who is fascinated by the stranger side of life on earth.

What Kind of Quiz Book Are You? - Pick your Favourite Foods, Characters and Celebrities to Reveal Secrets About Yourself... What Kind of Quiz Book Are You? - Pick your Favourite Foods, Characters and Celebrities to Reveal Secrets About Yourself (Paperback)
Rachel McMahon 1
R367 R240 Discovery Miles 2 400 Save R127 (35%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

From BuzzFeed's quiz-making genius - a witty and irresistible collection of whip-smart and pop-culture-savvy quizzes that reveals secrets and quirks you never knew about yourself. Who hasn't clicked on an online quiz that suggests your choice of Pop Tart flavour (or favourite Jonas brother) will reveal your relationship status or hidden personality traits? (Hint: hundreds of millions of people have done this, and counting!) Perfect for all ages and backgrounds, this fun, light-hearted and thought-provoking collection features both brand new and popular quizzes directly from BuzzFeed's viral sensation Rachel McMahon, whose brilliant quizzes attracted more than 135 million views in 2018 alone. Featuring additional irreverent commentary and breakdowns of quiz outcomes not previously published on such topics as who is your celebrity boyfriend based on what frozen yogurt you like to finding out which Beyonce song best matches your personality, What Kind of Quiz Book Are You? is an entertaining and laugh-out-loud collection like no other.

Museum Miscellany, A (Hardcover): Claire Cock-Starkey Museum Miscellany, A (Hardcover)
Claire Cock-Starkey
R323 R228 Discovery Miles 2 280 Save R95 (29%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Which are the oldest museums in the world? What is a cabinet of curiosities? Who haunts Hampton Court? What is on the FBI's list of stolen art? 'A Museum Miscellany' celebrates the intriguing world of galleries and museums, from national institutions such as the Musee du Louvre, the British Museum and the Metropolitan Museum of Art to niche collections such as the Lawnmower Museum and the Museum of Barbed Wire. Here you will find a cornucopia of museum-related facts, statistics and lists, covering everything from museum ghosts, dangerous museum objects and conservation beetles to treasure troves, museum heists and the Museum of London's fatberg. Bursting with quirky facts, intriguing statistics and legendary curators, this is the perfect gift for all those who love to visit museums and galleries.

James Bond (Hardcover, Revised edition): Michael Paterson James Bond (Hardcover, Revised edition)
Michael Paterson 1
R282 R231 Discovery Miles 2 310 Save R51 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Licensed to thrill, this amazing collection will delight and entertain every Bond fan, unearthing a selection of surprising and intruiging facts about the much-loved fictional spy, and the books and films that he has starred in. Published to coincide with the release of the 25th Bond film, Shatterhand. Brimming with strange and amusing stories about the Bond actors, from Sean Connery to Daniel Craig, behind the scenes at the film set, and amazing facts about Ian Fleming's original novel. Be transported to the exotic locations, amazed by the spectacular gadgets and thrilled by the infamous villains. The amazing and extraordinary facts series presents interesting, surprising and little-known facts and stories about a wide range of topics which are guaranteed to inform, absorb and entertain in equal measure.

Are Lobsters Ambidextrous? - An Imponderables Book (Paperback, Collins ed.): David Feldman Are Lobsters Ambidextrous? - An Imponderables Book (Paperback, Collins ed.)
David Feldman
R307 R289 Discovery Miles 2 890 Save R18 (6%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Ponder, if you will ... Has anyone ever seen a live Cornish game hen? Why do quarterbacks say "Hut"? Why do "sea" gulls congregate in parking lots of shopping centers? What does the "Q" in Q-Tips stand for?

Pop culture guru David Feldman demystifies these questions and much more in "Are Lobsters Ambidextrous?" Part of the Imponderables(R) series--the unchallenged source of answers to civilization's everyday mysteries--and charmingly illustrated by Kassie Schwan, this book provides you with information that encyclopedias, dictionaries, and almanacs just don't have. And think about it, where else are you going to find out what happens to the caffeine left over from making decaffeinated coffee?

Firsts, Lasts and Only's: Military (Hardcover): Ian Harrison Firsts, Lasts and Only's: Military (Hardcover)
Ian Harrison 2
R207 R158 Discovery Miles 1 580 Save R49 (24%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Jeremy Beadle and Ian Harrison have combined forces to display their extensive knowledge on a series of "Firsts, Lasts and Onlys" trivia books. Chronologically categorised, these books examine the key moments in history when human endeavour has created a breakthrough, a triumphant conclusion or a unique one-time only event. "Military's First, Lasts & Onlys" reveals a compendium of facts, trivia, events and information on key moments in Military history. Further "Firsts, Lasts & Onlys" titles include trivia on Crime, Football and Rugby.

Coffee Break Wordsearches Book 2 - 200 Themed Wordsearches (Paperback): Collins Coffee Break Wordsearches Book 2 - 200 Themed Wordsearches (Paperback)
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R171 R130 Discovery Miles 1 300 Save R41 (24%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Quiz your family at home with crosswords, puzzles and games. Keep your mind alert with 200 new word search puzzles, arranged in themes, and presented in a handy format. Relax and give your brain a workout at the same time. Ideal for whiling away those long commutes, travelling on holiday or relaxing at home. Challenge yourself to find the words hidden in the grids, all based on interesting themes to provide an enjoyable pastime.

A Pointless History of the World - Are you a Pointless champion? (Hardcover): Richard Osman, Alexander Armstrong A Pointless History of the World - Are you a Pointless champion? (Hardcover)
Richard Osman, Alexander Armstrong 1
R425 R366 Discovery Miles 3 660 Save R59 (14%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

A Pointless History of the World is a complete[1] and meticulously researched[2] series of essays on our rich and glorious past. Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman, two of the world's foremost experts on Things Before Their Time[3] take you on a step-by-step journey through history. From the Big Bang to the Fall of the Roman Empire, from the Ice Age to the Evolution of Language, from Henry VIII to Last of the Summer Wine: all of civilisation is here. A publishing first, this thoroughly comprehensive and highly ambitious quest through Time and Space is interspersed with questions for all the family from TV's most popular tea-time quiz show, Pointless. This is Alexander and Richard's biggest book yet. The book no historian can afford to be without[4], it comes complete with introduction and footnotes[5]. [1] Highly selective [2] Largely cobbled together from what we can remember from school [3] That's not even a thing [4] Under no circumstances to be used for reference [5] Um...

Big Book of Wordsearches book 5 - 300 Themed Wordsearches (Paperback): Collins Puzzles Big Book of Wordsearches book 5 - 300 Themed Wordsearches (Paperback)
Collins Puzzles 1
R205 R155 Discovery Miles 1 550 Save R50 (24%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Quiz your family at home with crosswords, puzzles and games. Reach for your trusty pen or pencil and tackle this bumper collection of word challenges at your leisure. Arranged in themes, they will provide a mental workout and relaxation therapy at the same time. Solutions easily found at the back of the book. Relax and give your brain a workout. Ideal for whiling away those long commutes, travelling on holiday or relaxing at home.

Collins Pub Quiz - 10,000 Easy, Medium and Difficult Questions (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition): Collins Collins Pub Quiz - 10,000 Easy, Medium and Difficult Questions (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
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R310 R237 Discovery Miles 2 370 Save R73 (24%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Q: What's inside this bumper quiz book? A: More than 500 brand new, up-to-date quizzes and 10,000 questions. Covering everything from pop stars to death stars, rounds are a mixture of themed and pot luck with questions from teasers to ones that will scramble even an egghead's brains. Perfect for playing with friends and family! Q: Who is it for? A: You, your mum, your dad, your family and friends, the man down the road and two halves of the crowd at your local. Each quiz provides good clean fun for all. The answers are quick and easy to find so that anyone can pick this up and become a quiz master.

Collins Quiz Master - 10,000 General Knowledge Questions (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition): Collins Collins Quiz Master - 10,000 General Knowledge Questions (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
Collins 1
R309 R236 Discovery Miles 2 360 Save R73 (24%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Quiz your family at home with crosswords, puzzles and games. Run your own pub quiz with 500 brand new general knowledge quizzes. With 10,000 questions arranged in easy, medium and difficult categories, you can set the pace as quiz master for your friends and family, or pit yourself against the Collins Quiz Master in a battle of wits. Q: What's inside this book? A: 500 quizzes covering everything from pop stars to death stars. Each round is a mixture of themes and potluck, with the questions heading from friendly teasers to ones that will scramble even an egghead's brains. Q: Who is it for? A: You, your mum, your dad, your family and friends, the man down the road and two halves of the crowd at your local. Each quiz provides good clean fun for all. The answers are quick and easy to find so that anyone can pick this up and become the ultimate quiz master!

Large Print Connect the Dot Book for Adults from 150 to 473 Dots (Large print, Paperback, Large type / large print edition):... Large Print Connect the Dot Book for Adults from 150 to 473 Dots (Large print, Paperback, Large type / large print edition)
Laura's Dot to Dot Therapy
R192 Discovery Miles 1 920 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
2019 History Channel This Day in Military History Wall Calendar - 365 Days of America's Greatest Military Moments... 2019 History Channel This Day in Military History Wall Calendar - 365 Days of America's Greatest Military Moments (Calendar)
History Channel
R346 R258 Discovery Miles 2 580 Save R88 (25%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Don't Know Much about Anything Else - Even More Things You Need to Know But Never Learned about People, Places, Events,... Don't Know Much about Anything Else - Even More Things You Need to Know But Never Learned about People, Places, Events, and More! (Paperback)
Kenneth C Davis
R353 R332 Discovery Miles 3 320 Save R21 (6%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

For years, Kenneth C. Davis has enlightened and enthralled us, opening our minds and tickling our fancies with his wonderfully irreverent, fun, and factual Don't Know Much About(R) books. He has carried readers on wild and edifying rides through history, mythology, geography, the Bible, the Civil War, even across the universe. Now, following on the heels of his triumphant "New York Times" bestseller "Don't Know Much About(R) Anything," comes "Don't Know Much About(R) Anything Else," his latest one-stop potpourri of intriguing information. Chock-full of delightful historical snippets and fascinating people, remarkable milestones and boneheaded blunders, and eye-opening, brain-boggling facts about simply anything and everything in the world, here is the ideal companion for those long car rides, plane flights, quality family hours, or relaxing downtime.

The Times MindGames Word Puzzles and Conundrums Book 4 - 500 Brain-Crunching Puzzles, Featuring 5 Popular Mind Games... The Times MindGames Word Puzzles and Conundrums Book 4 - 500 Brain-Crunching Puzzles, Featuring 5 Popular Mind Games (Paperback)
The Times Mind Games 1
R204 R155 Discovery Miles 1 550 Save R49 (24%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Quiz your family at home with crosswords, puzzles and games. 500 teasing puzzles and conundrums to test your word power and rack your brain with this mixed collection from the MindGames section of The Times, featuring six different types of puzzle. The perfect gift for all word puzzle fans, with more than 500 assorted word puzzles and conundrums, this collection contains these favourites: * Lexica - 144 letter grid challenges * Polygon - 144 word circle puzzles, how many words can you create? * New Concise Quintagram - 64 new crossword-type challenges. A five-clue quick crossword with one important difference: there is no grid. * New Cryptic Quintagram - 64 new crossword-type challenges. A five-clue cryptic crossword with one important difference: there is no grid. * Word Watch - expand your vocabulary with 96 multiple-choice word quizzes * Codewords - test your powers of logic with 52 word and number grids

For the Love of Scotland - A Celebration of All Things Scottish (Hardcover): Norman Ferguson For the Love of Scotland - A Celebration of All Things Scottish (Hardcover)
Norman Ferguson
R293 R219 Discovery Miles 2 190 Save R74 (25%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Did you know? Nessie is not the only monster supposedly living in a Scottish loch. Loch Morar has its own: Morag. The first Open golf Championship was played in Scotland, at Prestwick in 1860. As well as television, insulin, chloroform and the telephone, Scotland has given the world kaleidoscopes, contour lines, tinned salmon and Andy Murray. This miscellany of all things Scottish will have you quoting Burns, reeling off famous battles and fizzing with fascinating trivia in no time. As well as getting the low-down on the who, what, when and where of Scottish history - including profiles of William Wallace, Mary Queen of Scots and Bonnie Prince Charlie - you'll gain plenty of insight into the food, drink, landscape, culture and everything else that makes Scotland exceptional.

2019 History Channel This Day in Military History Boxed Calendar - 365 Days of America's Greatest Military Moments... 2019 History Channel This Day in Military History Boxed Calendar - 365 Days of America's Greatest Military Moments (Calendar)
History Channel
R361 R275 Discovery Miles 2 750 Save R86 (24%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
After Dinner Amusements: Get Smart - 50 Trivia Questions (Game): Chronicle Books After Dinner Amusements: Get Smart - 50 Trivia Questions (Game)
Chronicle Books
R217 R137 Discovery Miles 1 370 Save R80 (37%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Fifty brain-busting trivia questions about history, geography, pop culture, and more make for an unforgettable after-dinner duel between friends and family!

Jumble (R) BrainBusters Bonanza (Paperback): Tribune Media Services Tribune Media Services Jumble (R) BrainBusters Bonanza (Paperback)
Tribune Media Services Tribune Media Services
R236 R193 Discovery Miles 1 930 Save R43 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

The 176 illustrated, brainbusting puzzles in this collection push word-descrambling skills to the limit, and also challenge the reader's knowledge of history, science, geography, and popular culture, resulting in hours of entertainment and cognitive exercise. For more than 40 years, millions of newspaper readers have delighted in solving Jumble(R), which appears in hundreds of national papers and in these puzzle books that offer hours of challenging wordplay and fun. Each page features a series of mixed-up words coupled with clues, and one letter from each word is used to form the answer to the puzzle.

Why Do Clocks Run Clockwise? (Paperback): David Feldman Why Do Clocks Run Clockwise? (Paperback)
David Feldman
R306 R288 Discovery Miles 2 880 Save R18 (6%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Here are the answers to questions that have been keeping you and your loved ones up nights, questions that have driven families to feuds, questions that nag and nag just won't let go. Have you ever wondered juts what purpose those warning labels on mattresses are supposed to serve? Or what happens to the trend that wears off tires? And how many meals have you spent pondering the perennially baffling question of why hot dogs come ten to a package while hot dog buns come in eight?

"Why Do Clocks Run Clockwise?" has the solutions to these and scores of other Imponderables. David Feldman's witty and irresistible compendium of knowledge goes where other reference books fear to trend, uncovering closely guarded secrets, revealing long-hidden facts, and, like all other invaluable works of detection, never letting well enough alone. Whether you want to settle those arguments about the difference between a kit and a caboodle, or just curious about dry cleaning, Teflon, Wayne Gretzky, or chocolate bunnies, "Why Do Clocks Run Clockwise?" is indispensable.

Who Are You? Test Your Personality (Hardcover): Salvatore V. Didato, Thomas J. Craughwell Who Are You? Test Your Personality (Hardcover)
Salvatore V. Didato, Thomas J. Craughwell
R205 R184 Discovery Miles 1 840 Save R21 (10%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Attractive, take-anywhere, write-in quiz book that offers a daily dose of self-discovery "Who Are You? Test Your Personality" is perfect for a handbag, briefcase, or knapsack This entertaining and enlightening quiz book is great to have on hand anytime and anywhere, be it a long commute, a waiting room, or an evening at home. "Who Are You? Test Your Personality" is a a collection of 40 tests designed to answer who you are, how you got that way, and what, if anything, you can or should do to change.Each quiz can be taken in just a few minutes and is easily scored. With a fun, modern cloth cover, elastic closure and overall great package you will want to show off this clever quiz book wherever you go Other titles in this series: "Who Are You? Test Your Emotional Intelligence""How Smart Are You? Test Your Math IQHow Smart Are You? Test Your IQ"

Mensa - Big Brain Workout - Unleash your mind power with more than 500 puzzles (Hardcover): Mensa - Big Brain Workout - Unleash your mind power with more than 500 puzzles (Hardcover)
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R387 R322 Discovery Miles 3 220 Save R65 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The Mensa Big Brain Workout has been compiled by some of the world's most renowned puzzle writers. It contains more than 500 challenging puzzles of a huge variety, from word and number puzzles to logic problems, spatial problems and lateral thinking puzzles with three different levels of difficulty. Although Mensa puzzles are challenging, they remain accessible to the average reader. You don't have to be the possessor of a high IQ to solve them - all you need is a bit of logic and a lot of persistence.

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