You are here: Quizzes - Pub Quiz with Answers

Pub Quiz with Answers

50 Question: A ready-made pub quiz

  1. Who was the first ever Mr Man to have extraordinarily long arms?
    ANSWER: Mr Tickle
  2. What is the new name of Twitter?
  3. Name the only country crossed by both the Tropic of Cancer and the Equator?
    ANSWER: Brazil
  4. Which planet is second closest to the Sun?
    ANSWER: Venus

  5. How many sides does a dodecahedron have?
    ANSWER: 12 sides
  6. In which Shakespeare plays does Mistress Ford refer twice to the song 'Greensleeves'?
    ANSWER: The Merry Wives of Windsor
  7. Which American state is known as the "Bluegrass State"?
    ANSWER: Kentucky
  8. Which European capital city is spread across 14 islands?
    ANSWER: Stockholm
  9. Name the American film director of the classic Hollywood era who directed Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and Rio Bravo?
    ANSWER: Howard Hawks
  10. Lazlo Biro patented the first commercially successful modern ballpoint pen. In which city was he born?
    ANSWER: Budapest
  11. A Jager bomb is a combination of how many drinks?
    ANSWER: Two drinks (energy drink and a shot of Jagermeister)
  12. Sarah Millican is married to which fellow comedian?
    ANSWER: Gary Delaney
  13. Domestic heater salesman Charles Darrow from Philadelphia invented what game in 1932?
    ANSWER: Monopoly board game
  14. The Tomb of Karl Marx stands in which cemetery?
    ANSWER: Highgate Cemetery, London
  15. What sort of sickness is also called generalized barotrauma or the bends?
    ANSWER: Decompression sickness
  16. What's the L stand for in Samuel L Jackson?
    ANSWER: Leroy
  17. What does the letter 'Q' stand for in the James Bond character Q?
    ANSWER: Quatermaster
  18. Who wrote the British television sitcom Bread?
    ANSWER: Carla Lane
  19. How many cards are in a Tarot deck?
    ANSWER: 78 cards
  20. Name the third largest country in South America after Brazil and Argentina?
    ANSWER: Peru
  21. Who was the UK's Secretary of State for Defence from 2019 to 2023?
    ANSWER: Ben Wallace
  22. 'Kirk' is a Scottish word meaning what?
    ANSWER: Church
  23. Tahini dip is made by grinding what seeds into a smooth paste?
    ANSWER: Sesame seeds
  24. The American telecommunications company founded in 1928 as Galvin Manufacturing Corporation changed its name to what 1947?
    ANSWER: Motorola
  25. What is the SI unit for radioactivity?
    ANSWER: The becquerel
  26. SUP is the acronym for a water sport born from surfing. What does SUP stand for?
    ANSWER: Standup paddleboarding
  27. What name is given to a three-sided box for carrying bricks?
    ANSWER: A hod
  28. Thomas Patrick John Anson was a photographer who was the fifth earl of which Staffordshire city?
    ANSWER: Lichfield
  29. Who was Queen Victoria’s first Prime Minister?
    ANSWER: Lord Melbourne (William Lamb)
  30. Which fruit is also known by the names shaddock, jabong, and Chinese grapefruit?
    ANSWER: Pomelo
  31. Which actress appeared in a TV advert for Birds Eye frozen peas in 1972 aged just four?
    ANSWER: Patsy Kensit
  32. Lillie Langtry became the first celebrity to endorse a commercial product in 1882 by advertising what?
    ANSWER: Pears soap
  33. What's the first name of the radio host and TV personality who is the son of actor and musician Martin Kemp?
    ANSWER: Roman (Roman Kemp)
  34. Ballard Berkeley was an English actor who is best remembered for playing Major Gowen in which British sitcom?
    ANSWER: Fawlty Towers
  35. Which rifle named after a city in Massachusetts was the most popular gun during the American Civil War?
    ANSWER: Springfield
  36. Who became the Member of Parliament for Holborn and St Pancras in 2015?
    ANSWER: Keir Starmer
  37. What colour is the Northern line on the London Underground map?
    ANSWER: Black
  38. Cynology is the study of what?
    ANSWER: Dogs
  39. Which is the only country in the NATO phonetic alphabet?
    ANSWER: India
  40. Which Australian comic is best known for his Dame Edna Everage persona?
    ANSWER: Barry Humphries
  41. Nukuʻalofa is the capital city of which country?
    ANSWER: Tonga
  42. The Battle of Bloody Ridge was a battle that took place in 1951 during which war?
    ANSWER: Korean War
  43. "Chocolate Salty Balls" is a song from what sitcom?
    ANSWER: South Park
  44. Flammable air was an early name for what gas?
    ANSWER: Hydrogen
  45. Which Scottish-Northern Irish rock band first achieved breakthrough success in America with the 2004 album 'Final Straw'?
    ANSWER: Snow Patrol
  46. Which card game for one player may well have been named after the Canadian region where a gold rush happened?
    ANSWER: Klondike
  47. Which British tennis player partnered Jo Durie in 1987 to win the Mixed Doubles at Wimbledon?
    ANSWER: Jeremy Bates
  48. Brooklyn is connected to the borough of Queens by several bridge across which river?
    ANSWER: East River
  49. Umberto Eco is best known for which popular 1980 novel?
    ANSWER: The Name of the Rose
  50. Who did General Jose de San Martin hold a meeting with in Guayaquil in 1882 to plan the independence of Peru?
    ANSWER: Simon Bolivar