Stick Or Twist 3
Another set of 5 "stick or twist" rounds, each of which feature 5 high quality general knowledge questions of increasing difficulty and increasing points value. So question 1 is easy and worth 1 point, question 2 is slightly harder and worth 2 points, and so on until a very difficult question 5 worth 5 points, meaning that there are a possible 15 points up for grabs in each round. After each question, teams have the choice to "stick" and put no more answers down for this round, because if they carry on and put a wrong answer down then they are "bust" and score nothing for the round! An example round is shown below. (Note that all the stick or twist rounds available for purchase are original and unlike this sample round, they are not available anywhere else.)
1. For 1 point... Copehagen is the capital of which European country?
2. For 2 points... In London slang, how much money is a monkey? £50 or £500?
3. For 3 points... What is the only sport where competitors must play right-handed, after left-handed play was abolished in 1975?
4. For 4 points... What is the equivalent of Mayfair on a standard American Monopoly board? Central Park, Boardwalk, Fifth Avenue or Sunset Boulevard?
5. For 5 points... Which three singers sing the opening lines in the 1984, 1989 and 2004 versions of the song "Do They Know It's Christmas Time"?
Paul Young, Kylie Minogue and Chris Martin
As you can see, with the increasing points and increasing difficulty of the questions, teams face an extra challenge after each question of whether to "stick" and safely score a few points or whether to "twist" and risk scoring nothing for the round, but have the chance of a very high score.
We recommend that you only use 1 of these rounds in each quiz you do and that the rest is made up of handout rounds, plus other question and answer rounds on general subjects, specialist subjects, general knowledge, etc. Also, because of the gambling nature of this type of round, we recommend that it is used towards the end of your quiz, so if team feels they haven't done so well in earlier rounds they may be more inclined to gamble and if a team feels they have done well in earlier rounds they may be more inclined to play conservatively.
If you buy this quiz pack, we will give you access to download a pdf file. This contains all of the questions and answers for all of the rounds in this pack. You might also be interested in our free answer sheets for teams to write their answers on as you read the questions.
You probably already have everything you need to access and use these rounds in your quiz, but you might want to check our requirements page to make sure.
Please note that the questions in this pack also appear in Weekly Quizzes 11, 12, 13, 14 and 15. If you would prefer to purchase our pre-compiled full weekly quizzes, then click here, where you can find quizzes with a handout round, 2 rounds on general subjects, a specialist subject round, a connections round, an initial letter link round, and a stick or twist round, as well as professionally designed answer sheets and full instructions on how to run your quiz. If, however, you prefer to use your own format for your quizzes, then the questions and answers in this pack should help you compile an entertaining and challenging quiz.
Note: This product was added to our site in September 2006.
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