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  • Capital landmarks, photography, Marvel comics, general knowledge and celebrity rhymes. These are the five topics in today’s episode, so get ready for Quizbeard number 47.

    Welcome to Quizbeard – I’m going to ask 25 trivia questions, themed over five subject rounds. You can earn a point for every question you answer correctly and can also play a Black Spot card on any one round, doubling your score on correct answers there. If you’re going to play your Black Spot, please try to do so before the first question in your chosen round has been asked, so all you have is the round title as a clue.

    Everything is explained at the website, which can be found at Quizbeard.com, including an archive of all previous quizzes, links to social media, contact information and the quiz kit, where you can print out blank answer sheets and black spot cards for your own use.

    If you’d like to nominate a subject to be covered in the quiz, please get in touch and I’ll give you a mention. If you’d like to leave a review at Apple Podcasts, that would really help more people to discover and play the quiz, and you can support the podcast further by going to quizbeard.com/support.

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  • Golf, literary creations, trees, history and general knowledge. These are the five topics in today’s episode, so get ready for Quizbeard number 45.

    Welcome to Quizbeard – I’m going to ask 25 trivia questions, themed over five subject rounds. You can earn a point for every question you answer correctly and can also play a Black Spot card on any one round, doubling your score on correct answers there. If you’re going to play your Black Spot, please try to do so before the first question in your chosen round has been asked, so all you have is the round title as a clue.

    Everything is explained at the website, which can be found at Quizbeard.com, including an archive of all previous quizzes, links to social media, contact information and the quiz kit, where you can print out blank answer sheets and black spot cards for your own use.

    If you’d like to nominate a subject to be covered in the quiz, please get in touch and I’ll give you a mention. If you’d like to leave a review at Apple Podcasts, that would really help more people to discover and play the quiz, and you can support the podcast further by going to quizbeard.com/support.

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  • Events of 2012, Types of killing, General knowledge, Musical movies and Number trivia. These are the five topics in today’s episode, so get ready for Quizbeard number 45.

    Welcome to Quizbeard – I’m going to ask 25 trivia questions, themed over five subject rounds. You can earn a point for every question you answer correctly and can also play a Black Spot card on any one round, doubling your score on correct answers there. If you’re going to play your Black Spot, please try to do so before the first question in your chosen round has been asked, so all you have is the round title as a clue.

    Everything is explained at the website, which can be found at Quizbeard.com, including an archive of all previous quizzes, links to social media, contact information and the quiz kit, where you can print out blank answer sheets and black spot cards for your own use.

    If you’d like to nominate a subject to be covered in the quiz, please get in touch and I’ll give you a mention. If you’d like to leave a review at Apple Podcasts, that would really help more people to discover and play the quiz, and you can support the podcast further by going to quizbeard.com/support.

    Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/quizbeard)

  • London, biblical figures, general knowledge, the human body and the Queen. These are the five topics in today’s episode, so get ready for Quizbeard number 44.

    Welcome to Quizbeard – I’m going to ask 25 trivia questions, themed over five subject rounds. You can earn a point for every question you answer correctly and can also play a Black Spot card on any one round, doubling your score on correct answers there. If you’re going to play your Black Spot, please try to do so before the first question in your chosen round has been asked, so all you have is the round title as a clue.

    Everything is explained at the website, which can be found at Quizbeard.com, including an archive of all previous quizzes, links to social media, contact information and the quiz kit, where you can print out blank answer sheets and black spot cards for your own use.

    If you’d like to nominate a subject to be covered in the quiz, please get in touch and I’ll give you a mention. If you’d like to leave a review at Apple Podcasts, that would really help more people to discover and play the quiz, and you can support the podcast further by going to quizbeard.com/support.

    Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/quizbeard)

  • Today's round are:

    Cinematic catchphrases Sport Science and nature Films set in Scotland General Knowledge

    So Black Spots at the ready for Quizbeard number 43.

    Hello, and welcome again to Quizbeard, your regular dose of trivia, with 25 questions over five subject rounds.

    There are, though, 30 points to play for because you can play your BLACK SPOT card in any one of the five rounds. Playing your BLACK SPOT means you’ll be awarded double points for all correct answers in that round and that round only. Please remember to declare your BLACK SPOT before the first question of your chosen round has been asked.

    A rundown of how to play can be found at Quizbeard.com/how, and you can also print your own answer sheets and BLACK SPOTS from the Quiz Kit page of the website, or get hold of the Quiz Kit book from Amazon.

    The website can tell you how to subscribe to the quiz on different podcast players and, if you can, please leave a review on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. If you’d like to offer even more support, you can also help keep Quizbeard up and running by supporting me, by visiting Quizbeard.com/support.

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  • Movies, Around the World, General Knowledge, Sport and Famous Voices.  These are the five topics in today’s episode, so get ready for Quizbeard number 42.

    Welcome to Quizbeard – I’m going to ask 25 trivia questions, themed over five subject rounds.  You can earn a point for every question you answer correctly and can also play a Black Spot card on any one round, doubling your score on correct answers there.  If you’re going to play your Black Spot, please try to do so before the first question in your chosen round has been asked, so all you have is the round title as a clue.

    Everything is explained at the website, which can be found at Quizbeard.com, including an archive of all previous quizzes, links to social media, contact information and the quiz kit, where you can print out blank answer sheets and black spot cards for your own use.

    If you’d like to nominate a subject to be covered in the quiz, please get in touch and I’ll give you a mention.  If you’d like to leave a review at Apple Podcasts, that would really help more people to discover and play the quiz, and you can support the podcast further by going to quizbeard.com/support.


    Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/quizbeard)

  • Celebrity OlympiansGeneral knowledgeCryptic capitalsMovie remakesFour-letter ‘Advent’ words

    These are the five topics in today’s episode, so get ready for Quizbeard number 41.

    Welcome to Quizbeard – I’m going to ask 25 trivia questions, themed over five subject rounds.  You can earn a point for every question you answer correctly and can also play a Black Spot card on any one round, doubling your score on correct answers there.  If you’re going to play your Black Spot, please try to do so before the first question in your chosen round has been asked, so all you have is the round title as a clue.

    Everything is explained at the website, which can be found at Quizbeard.com, including an archive of all previous quizzes, links to social media, contact information and the quiz kit, where you can print out blank answer sheets and black spot cards for your own use.

    If you’d like to nominate a subject to be covered in the quiz, please get in touch and I’ll give you a mention.  If you’d like to leave a review at Apple Podcasts, that would really help more people to discover and play the quiz, and you can support the podcast further by going to quizbeard.com/support.

    Again, I'm working on a new weekly show, which will be different because it will feature interaction with a CONTESTANT.  So, if you’d like to be on Quizbeard’s Black Spot Challenge, which will be coming out later in the year, please go to Quizbeard.com/blackspot to see more and apply.

    Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/quizbeard)

  • Disasters, Who comes next?, The works of Roald Dahl, New York, New York and General knowledge.  These are the five topics in today’s episode, so get ready for Quizbeard number 40.

    Welcome to Quizbeard – I’m going to ask 25 trivia questions, themed over five subject rounds.  You can earn a point for every question you answer correctly and can also play a Black Spot card on any one round, doubling your score on correct answers there.  If you’re going to play your Black Spot, please try to do so before the first question in your chosen round has been asked, so all you have is the round title as a clue.

    Everything is explained at the website, which can be found at Quizbeard.com, including an archive of all previous quizzes, links to social media, contact information and the quiz kit, where you can print out blank answer sheets and black spot cards for your own use.

    If you’d like to nominate a subject to be covered in the quiz, please get in touch and I’ll give you a mention.  If you’d like to leave a review at Apple Podcasts, that would really help more people to discover and play the quiz, and you can support the podcast further by going to quizbeard.com/support.

    Again, I'm working on a new weekly show, which will be different because it will feature interaction with a CONTESTANT.  So, if you’d like to be on Quizbeard’s Black Spot Challenge, which will be coming out later in the year, please go to Quizbeard.com/blackspot to see more and apply.

    Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/quizbeard)

  • Timepieces, 21st Century Television, Science and nature, General knowledge and Words. These are the five topics in today’s episode, so get ready for Quizbeard number 39.

    Welcome to Quizbeard – I’m going to ask 25 trivia questions, themed over five subject rounds.  You can earn a point for every question you answer correctly and can also play a Black Spot card on any one round, doubling your score on correct answers there.  If you’re going to play your Black Spot, please try to do so before the first question in your chosen round has been asked, so all you have is the round title as a clue.

    Everything is explained at the website, which can be found at Quizbeard.com, including an archive of all previous quizzes, links to social media, contact information and the quiz kit, where you can print out blank answer sheets and black spot cards for your own use.

    If you’d like to nominate a subject to be covered in the quiz, please get in touch and I’ll give you a mention.  If you’d like to leave a review at Apple Podcasts, that would really help more people to discover and play the quiz, and you can support the podcast further by going to quizbeard.com/support.

    Again, I'm working on a new weekly show, which will be different because it will feature interaction with a CONTESTANT.  So, if you’d like to be on Quizbeard’s Black Spot Challenge, which will be coming out later in the year, please go to Quizbeard.com/blackspot to see more and apply.


    Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/quizbeard)

  • Celebrity pseudonyms, Number trivia, Geography, General knowledge and The outlandish feats of Brian Blessed. These are the five topics in today’s episode, so thinking caps on ready for Quizbeard number 38.

    Welcome to Quizbeard – I’m going to ask 25 trivia questions, themed over five subject rounds.  You can earn a point for every question you answer correctly and can also play a Black Spot card on any one round, doubling your score on correct answers there.  If you’re going to play your Black Spot, please try to do so before the first question in your chosen round has been asked, so all you have is the round title as a clue.

    Everything is explained at the website, which can be found at Quizbeard.com, including an archive of all previous quizzes, links to social media, contact information and the quiz kit, where you can print out blank answer sheets and black spot cards for your own use.

    If you’d like to nominate a subject to be covered in the quiz, please get in touch and I’ll give you a mention.  If you’d like to leave a review at Apple Podcasts, that would really help more people to discover and play the quiz, and you can support the podcast further by going to quizbeard.com/support.

    Again, I'm working on a new weekly show, which will be different because it will feature interaction with a CONTESTANT.  So, if you’d like to be on Quizbeard’s Black Spot Challenge, which will be coming out later in the year, please go to Quizbeard.com/blackspot to see more and apply.




    Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/quizbeard)

  • Magicians, Amusement park geography, General knowledge, Sport and Rome. These are the five topics in today’s episode, so thinking caps on ready for Quizbeard number 37.

    Welcome to Quizbeard – I’m going to ask 25 trivia questions, themed over five subject rounds.  You can earn a point for every question you answer correctly and can also play a Black Spot card on any one round, doubling your score on correct answers there.  If you’re going to play your Black Spot, please try to do so before the first question in your chosen round has been asked, so all you have is the round title as a clue.

    Everything is explained at the website, which can be found at Quizbeard.com, including an archive of all previous quizzes, links to social media, contact information and the quiz kit, where you can print out blank answer sheets and black spot cards for your own use.

    If you’d like to nominate a subject to be covered in the quiz, please get in touch and I’ll give you a mention.  If you’d like to leave a review at Apple Podcasts, that would really help more people to discover and play the quiz, and you can support the podcast further by going to quizbeard.com/support.

    Again, I'm working on a new weekly show, which will be different because it will feature interaction with a CONTESTANT.  So, if you’d like to be on Quizbeard’s Black Spot Challenge, which will be coming out later in the year, please go to Quizbeard.com/blackspot to see more and apply.

    Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/quizbeard)

  • Sinister celluloid, General ghoulage, Ghastly geography, Monstrous music and On this Day of the Dead.  These are the five topics in today’s Halloween Special quiz, so get ready for Quizbeard number 36.

    Welcome to Quizbeard – I’m going to ask 25 trivia questions, themed over five subject rounds.  You can earn a point for every question you answer correctly and can also play a Black Spot card on any one round, doubling your score on correct answers there.  If you’re going to play your Black Spot, please try to do so before the first question in your chosen round has been asked, so all you have is the round title as a clue.

    Everything is explained at the website, which can be found at Quizbeard.com, including an archive of all previous quizzes, links to social media, contact information and the quiz kit, where you can print out blank answer sheets and black spot cards for your own use.

    If you’d like to nominate a subject to be covered in the quiz, please get in touch and I’ll give you a mention.  If you’d like to leave a review at Apple Podcasts, that would really help more people to discover and play the quiz, and you can support the podcast further by going to quizbeard.com/support.

    Again, I'm working on a new weekly show, which will be different because it will feature interaction with a CONTESTANT.  So, if you’d like to be on Quizbeard’s Black Spot Challenge, which will be coming out later in the year, please go to Quizbeard.com/blackspot to see more and apply.

    Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/quizbeard)

  • General Knowledge, Countries named after people, Movie number blanks, Bad weather and Animals on television. These are the five topics in today’s quiz, so get ready for Quizbeard number 35.

    *PRIZE COMPETITION - WIN A QUIZBEARD T-SHIRT!*

    Welcome to Quizbeard – I’m going to ask 25 trivia questions, themed over five subject rounds. You can earn a point for every question you answer correctly and can also play a Black Spot card on any one round, doubling your score on correct answers there. If you’re going to play your Black Spot, please try to do so before the first question in your chosen round has been asked, so all you have is the round title as a clue.

    Everything is explained at the website, which can be found at Quizbeard.com, including an archive of all previous quizzes, links to social media, contact information and the quiz kit, where you can print out blank answer sheets and black spot cards for your own use.

    If you’d like to nominate a subject to be covered in the quiz, please get in touch and I’ll give you a mention. If you’d like to leave a review at Apple Podcasts, that would really help more people to discover and play the quiz, and you can support the podcast further by going to quizbeard.com/support.

    Again, I'm working on a new weekly show, which will be different because it will feature interaction with a CONTESTANT. So, if you’d like to be on Quizbeard’s Black Spot Challenge, which will be coming out later in the year, please go to Quizbeard.com/blackspot to see more and apply.

    Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/quizbeard)

  • Guess the question, Black History Month, Cars on TV, South American Geography and General Knowledge. These are the five subjects in today’s quiz, so get ready for Quizbeard number 34.

    *PRIZE COMPETITION - WIN A QUIZBEARD T-SHIRT!*

    Welcome to Quizbeard – I’m going to ask 25 trivia questions, themed over five subject rounds. You can earn a point for every question you answer correctly and can also play a Black Spot card on any one round, doubling your score on correct answers there. If you’re going to play your Black Spot, please try to do so before the first question in your chosen round has been asked, so all you have is the round title as a clue.

    Everything is explained at the website, which can be found at Quizbeard.com, including an archive of all previous quizzes, links to social media, contact information and the quiz kit, where you can print out blank answer sheets and black spot cards for your own use.

    If you’d like to nominate a subject to be covered in the quiz, please get in touch and I’ll give you a mention. If you’d like to leave a review at Apple Podcasts, that would really help more people to discover and play the quiz, and you can support the podcast further by going to quizbeard.com/support.

    Again, I'm working on a new weekly show, which will be different because it will feature interaction with a CONTESTANT. So, if you’d like to be on Quizbeard’s Black Spot Challenge, which will be coming out later in the year, please go to Quizbeard.com/blackspot to see more and apply.

    Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/quizbeard)

  • General Knowledge, US political figures of 2020, What comes next?, Civil war and A nice cup of tea.  These are the five subjects in today’s quiz, so get ready for Quizbeard number 33.

    Hello and welcome to Quizbeard – I’m going to ask 25 trivia questions, themed over five subject rounds.  You can earn a point for every question you answer correctly and can also play a Black Spot card on any one round, doubling your score on correct answers there.  If you’re going to play your Black Spot, please try to do so before the first question in your chosen round has been asked, so all you have is the round title as a clue.  

    Everything is explained at the website, which can be found at Quizbeard.com, including an archive of all previous quizzes, links to social media, contact information and the quiz kit, where you can print out blank answer sheets and black spot cards for your own use. 

    If you’d like to nominate a subject to be covered in the quiz, please get in touch and I’ll give you a mention.  If you’d like to leave a review at Apple Podcasts, that would really help more people to discover and play the quiz, and you can support the podcast further by going to quizbeard.com/support.

    Again, I'm working on a new weekly show, which will be different because it will feature interaction with a CONTESTANT.  So, if you’d like to be on Quizbeard’s Black Spot Challenge, which will be coming out later in the year, please go to Quizbeard.com/blackspot to see more and apply.

    Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/quizbeard)

  • Actors, General Knowledge, Classic Sci-fi, Sport and Closing lines in literature.  These are the five subjects in today’s quiz, so get ready for Quizbeard number 32.

    Hello and welcome to Quizbeard – I’m going to ask 25 trivia questions, themed over five subject rounds.  You can earn a point for every question you answer correctly and can also play a Black Spot card on any one round, doubling your score on correct answers there.  If you’re going to play your Black Spot, please try to do so before the first question in your chosen round has been asked, so all you have is the round title as a clue.  

    Everything is explained at the website, which can be found at Quizbeard.com, including an archive of all previous quizzes, links to social media, contact information and the quiz kit, where you can print out blank answer sheets and black spot cards for your own use. 

    If you’d like to nominate a subject to be covered in the quiz, please get in touch and I’ll give you a mention.  If you’d like to leave a review at Apple Podcasts, that would really help more people to discover and play the quiz, and you can support the podcast further by going to quizbeard.com/support.

    Again, I'm working on a new weekly show, which will be different because it will feature interaction with a CONTESTANT.  So, if you’d like to be on Quizbeard’s Black Spot Challenge, which will be coming out later in the year, please go to Quizbeard.com/blackspot to see more and apply.

    Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/quizbeard)

  • Welcome to Quizbeard number 31!

    Today's rounds are:

    Board GamesPiratesGeneral KnowledgeThe MafiaGeography: rivers and lakes

    As usual, you can play a Black Spot card to double your score on any one round.  See quizbeard.com/quizkit to print these out for home use.

    New show announcement - CONTESTANTS REQUIRED!

    With a working title of ‘Quizbeard’s Black Spot Challenge’, I'm working on a new weekly show, which will be different because it will feature interaction with a CONTESTANT.  You can see where this is heading.

    Recorded over a Zoom call and released as an audio podcast, each contestant will face three rounds of five questions:

    Round 1: General Knowledge (1 point each)Round 2: The Mystery Envelope (2 points each)Round 3: The Black Spot (3 points each)

    Total possible score: 30 points.

    The ‘Mystery Envelope’ round will be five questions on a subject topic, selected at the time from a choice of three by the contestant. The ‘Black Spot’ round will be five prepared questions on a subject of the contestant’s prior choosing (think Mastermind’s specialist subject).

    I’d like to record a fair few of these before pulling the trigger and releasing for download, so if anyone would like to take the Black Spot Challenge (or whatever it ends up being called) as a contestant, please register your interest by visiting quizbeard.com/blackspot

    Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/quizbeard)

  • Fast Food, Art, Show-within-a-show, Biology & medicine and General Knowledge.  These are the five subjects in today’s quiz, so get ready for Quizbeard number 30.

    Welcome, again, to Quizbeard– I’m going to ask 25 trivia questions, themed over five subject rounds.  You can earn a point for every question you answer correctly and can also play a Black Spot card on any one round, doubling your score on correct answers there.  If you’re going to play your Black Spot, please try to do so before the first question in your chosen round has been asked, so all you have as a clue is the round title. 

    Everything is explained at the website, which can be found at Quizbeard.com, including an archive of all previous quizzes, links to social media, contact information and the quiz kit, where you can print out blank answer sheets and black spot cards for your own use.

    If you’d like to nominate a subject to be covered in the quiz, please get in touch and I’ll give you a mention.  If you’d like to leave a review at Apple Podcasts, that would really help more people to discover and play the quiz, and you can support the podcast further by going to quizbeard.com/support.

    New show announcement - CONTESTANTS REQUIRED!

    With a working title of ‘Quizbeard’s Black Spot Challenge’, I'm working on a new weekly show, which will be different because it will feature interaction with a CONTESTANT.  You can see where this is heading.

    Recorded over a Zoom call and released as an audio podcast, each contestant will face three rounds of five questions:

    Round 1: General Knowledge (1 point each)Round 2: The Mystery Envelope (2 points each)Round 3: The Black Spot (3 points each)


    Total possible score: 30 points.

    The ‘Mystery Envelope’ round will be five questions on a subject topic, selected at the time from a choice of three by the contestant. The ‘Black Spot’ round will be five prepared questions on a subject of the contestant’s prior choosing (think Mastermind’s specialist subject).

    I’d like to record a fair few of these before pulling the trigger and releasing for download, so if anyone would like to take the Black Spot Challenge (or whatever it ends up being called) as a contestant, please register your interest by visiting quizbeard.com/blackspot



    Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/quizbeard)

  • Welcome back to Quizbeard – I’m going to ask 25 trivia questions, themed over five subject rounds.  You can earn a point for every question you answer correctly and can also play a Black Spot card on any one round, doubling your score on correct answers there.  If you’re going to play your Black Spot, please try to do so before the first question in your chosen round has been asked, so all you have as a clue is the round title.  

    Everything is explained at the website, which can be found at Quizbeard.com, including an archive of all previous quizzes, links to social media, contact information and the quiz kit, where you can print out blank answer sheets and black spot cards for your own use. 

    If you’d like to nominate a subject to be covered in the quiz, please get in touch and I’ll give you a mention.  If you’d like to leave a review at Apple Podcasts, that would really help more people to discover and play the quiz, and you can support the podcast further by going to quizbeard.com/support.

    New show announcement - CONTESTANTS REQUIRED!

    With a working title of ‘Quizbeard’s Black Spot Challenge’, I'm working on a new weekly show, which will be different because it will feature interaction with a CONTESTANT.  You can see where this is heading.

    Recorded over a Zoom call and released as an audio podcast, each contestant will face three rounds of five questions:

    Round 1: General Knowledge (1 point each)Round 2: The Mystery Envelope (2 points each)Round 3: The Black Spot (3 points each)


    Total possible score: 30 points.

    The ‘Mystery Envelope’ round will be five questions on a subject topic, selected at the time from a choice of three by the contestant. The ‘Black Spot’ round will be five prepared questions on a subject of the contestant’s prior choosing (think Mastermind’s specialist subject).

    I’d like to record a fair few of these before pulling the trigger and releasing for download, so if anyone would like to take the Black Spot Challenge (or whatever it ends up being called) as a contestant, please register your interest by visiting quizbeard.com/blackspot

    Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/quizbeard)

  • Spoonerisms, Movie Opposites, Musical First-Lines, General Knowledge and Political Figures.  These are the five subjects in today’s quiz, so get ready for Quizbeard number 28.

    New show announcement - CONTESTANTS REQUIRED!

    With a working title of ‘Quizbeard’s Black Spot Challenge’, I'm working on a new weekly show, which will be different because it will feature interaction with a CONTESTANT.  You can see where this is heading.

    Recorded over a Zoom call and released as an audio podcast, each contestant will face three rounds of five questions:

    Round 1: General Knowledge (1 point each)Round 2: The Mystery Envelope (2 points each)Round 3: The Black Spot (3 points each)


    Total possible score: 30 points.

    The ‘Mystery Envelope’ round will be five questions on a subject topic, selected at the time from a choice of three by the contestant. The ‘Black Spot’ round will be five prepared questions on a subject of the contestant’s prior choosing (think Mastermind’s specialist subject).

    I’d like to record a fair few of these before pulling the trigger and releasing for download, so if anyone would like to take the Black Spot Challenge (or whatever it ends up being called) as a contestant, please register your interest by visiting quizbeard.com/blackspot

    Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/quizbeard)