Common Sayings Trivia: The Ultimate Quiz

Trivia about common sayings and phrases
Test your knowledge of old sayings. "Break a leg!"

Ever heard you parents or grandparents use a saying that doesn’t really make sense but has somehow stuck around? Do you use these sayings now yourself? ‘Break a leg’ instead of ‘good luck’. ‘Call it a day’ instead of ‘stop working on it’. All these bizarre sayings have a deep history though, often from religious origins. However, to be the champion of Common Sayings Trivia: The Ultimate Quiz you don’t need to know the background of these common sayings, you just need to know the sayings themselves.

With 10 short questions Common Sayings Trivia: The Ultimate Quiz is going to differentiate the winners from the losers. If you think you can recognise a common saying, then wait no more and take the quiz now!

  • Question of

    Something which occurs quickly happens in the twinkling of a what?

    • Eye
    • Ear
    • Nose
    • Lip
  • Question of

    It’s not all over until who sings?

    • Fat lady
    • Fat man
    • Fat child
    • Fat granny
  • Question of

    Being desperate is referred to as scraping the bottom of what?

    • Barrel
    • Casket
    • Teapot
    • Well
  • Question of

    Breaking a mirror is said to bring how many years’ bad luck?

    • 7
    • 12
    • 2
    • 9
  • Question of

    If you are found doing something you shouldn’t, you are caught which colour handed?

    • Red
    • Yellow
    • Blue
    • Green
  • Question of

    What colour eyed monster is said to represent jealousy?

    • Green
    • Yellow
    • Red
    • White
  • Question of

    If you spare the rod, what sort of person do you spoil?

    • Child
    • Policeman
    • Thief
    • Pensioner
  • Question of

    Keeping secrets is known as playing which item close to your chest?

    • Cards
    • Gifts
    • Thoughts
    • Reasons
  • Question of

    Who might you be as pleased as when things go well?

    • Punch
    • Peter
    • Paul
    • Phil
  • Question of

    If you’re very disappointed, you might be as sick as which bird?

    • Parrot
    • Penguin
    • Peacock
    • Pigeon


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