top of page

☕️ Dementia Cafe Quiz 🌞 Days Of The Week





I really hope you like this Dementia Cafe Quiz. Please do let me know in comments.


If you like and use my work, please consider buying me a cup of coffee at www.ko-fi.com/simondementia to help cover costs and keep this a free and open access CST resource.









1. What year did people rush to the shops on Sunday because Sunday trading laws meant thousands of shops in England and Wales could open legally for the first time?


a. 1984, b. 1994 or c. 2004


What was it like on a Sunday before then?





Most of us wore our Sunday best.

Most of us went to church on a Sunday morning.

Many of us went for a pint after church.

Most of us sat down as a family for Sunday lunch.

Then we washed the dishes. There were no dishwashers back then.

Most shops were closed.

The roads were pretty empty. We would go outside and play games. There were no smartphones or computer games.

We would watch TV as a family in the afternoon and evening. There wasn't much else to do!


Who preferred Sundays back then?


2. How many people (in millions) attend Church of England masses on a Sunday now?


a. 1m, b. 5m or c. 10m

3. In what year did licensing laws change to allow extended Sunday pub opening, from 12-2pm? a. 1975, b. 1985 or c. 1995

4. In what year was smoking in indoor public places banned?


a. 1997, b. 2007 or c. 2017

5. In what year did BBC2, the third national TV channel, launch?


a. 1964, b. 1974 or c. 1984

6. In what year was colour TV launched, at 'Wimbledon'?


a. 1967, b. 1977 or c. 1987

7. Name these former presenters of 'Songs Of Praise'?

8. Name these former hosts of 'Antiques Roadshow'?

9. Which group had a 1972 hit with 'I Met Him On A Sunday'?

10. Who sang the 1977 hit 'Tell Me On A Sunday'?

11. Which group sang "Easy like Sunday morning" in 1977?

12. Which group had a 1978 hit with 'Sunday Girl'?




13. What word is an anagram of 'MONDAY'?

14. Which group sang 'Monday Monday' in 1966?

15. Which group had a hit in 1971 with the song 'Rainy Days And Mondays'?

16. Which group had a hit with 'I Don't Like Mondays' in 1979?

17. Which group had a hit in 1983 with 'Blue Monday'?

18. Which group had a hit with 'Manic Monday' in 1986?

19. In which month is 'Blue Monday'?




20. What is the proper name for 'Pancake Day'?

21. What colour Tuesday did the 'Rolling Stones' sing about in 1977?

22. What is 'Fat Tuesday' in French (it is a festival)?

23. "And whatever happened to Tuesday and so slow" is a line from which Van Morrison song?

24. In the well-known rhyme 'Monday's Child' what is Tuesday's child full of?








25. Which UK political event is always held on a Wednesday?

26. Which Wednesday is celebrated as the first day of Lent occurring 46 days before Easter Sunday?

27. What is the only football club in the UK to have the word 'Wedsnesday' in its title?

28. Which TV couple had a child named Wednesday?

29. Which actor, who played Dr. Hannibal Lecter in the 1991 movie 'Silence Of The Lambs', said (in preferring movie roles): "I like the good life too much, I'm not good at going on stage night after night and on wet Wednesday afternoons"?





30. What is the better known name given to Holy Thursday?

31. Which UK political event is always held on a Thursday?

32. 'Thanksgiving' is a federal holiday in the United States, celebrated on the fourth Thursday of which month?

33. In which TV series does the character Arthur Dent says: "This must be Thursday. I never could get the hang of Thursdays"?

34. Whose debut novel is 'The Thursday Murder Club'? 'The Guardian' newspaper called it the "fastest selling adult crime debut" in recorded history?




35. "Friday night and the lights are low" is a line from the lyrics of which 'ABBA' song?

36. On which mount was Jesus crucified on 'Good Friday'?

37. True or False. 'McDonalds' introduced the 'Fillet O' Fish' meal on a Friday for Catholics?

38. What was Robinson Crusoe's friend called?

39. Complete the children's television quote: "It's Friday, it's *** o'clock, yes it's 'Crackerjack'"?


40. Which chocolate bar has been advertised with the slogan: "Get that Friday feeling"?

41. What does the 'TGI' stand for in 'TGI Friday's'?

42. What is a fear of Friday 13th called?

43. Which group had a 1992 hit with the song 'Friday I'm In Love'?




44. Which US TV sitcom theme songs included all the weekdays?

45. Name this children's TV show & the presenters?

46. Which group sand about 'Saturday Night At The Movies' in 1965?

47. Which group had a 1970 hit with 'Lady Madonna'?

48. Who had a hit with 'Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting' in 1973?

49. Which 1977 movie about Saturday starred John Travolta?

50. Which group had a hit in 1979 with 'The Diary Of Horace Wimp'?

51. Which singer songwriter had a hit in 2000 with 'Seven Days'?




You could either link the following songs to the questions, by way of playing clips, or you could have a separate game of 'Name That Tune'. Some extra 'Day' songs have been added for your enjoyment ...










1. B. 1994


2. A. 1M


3. C. 1995


4. B. 2007


5. A. 1964


6. A. 1967


7. THORA HIRD & PAM ROSE


8. HUGH SCULLY & ARTHUR NEGUS


9. THE SHIRELLES


10. MARTI WEBB


11. THE COMMODORES


12. BLONDIE




13. DYNAMO


14. MAMAS & PAPAS


15. THE CARPENTERS


16. THE BOOMTOWN RATS


17. NEW ORDER


18. THE BANGLES


19. JANUARY




20. SHROVE TUESDAY


21. RUBY TUESDAY


22. MARDI GRAS


23. BROWN EYED GIRL


24. GRACE




25. BUDGET


26. ASH WEDNESDAY


27. SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY


28. MORTICIAN & GOMEZ ADDAMS


29. ANTHONY HOPKINS




30. MAUNDY THURSDAY


31. GENERAL ELECTION


32. NOVEMBER


33. HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY


34. RICHARD OSMAN




35. DANCING QUEEN


36. CALVARY


37. TRUE


38. MAN FRIDAY


39. FIVE O'CLOCK


40. CRUNCHIE


41. THANK GOD IT'S


42. TRISKAIDEKAPHOBIA


43. THE CURE



44. HAPPY DAYS


45. MULTI-COLOURED SWAPSHOP / KEITH CHEGWIN & NOEL EDMONDS


46. THE DRIFTERS


47. THE BEATLES


48. ELTON JOHN


49. SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER


50. E.L.O.


51. CRAIG DAVID





Comentários


You might also like ...