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Typical Pub Quiz Questions


  1. What is the largest landlocked country in the world?
  2. Who wrote "Pride and Prejudice"?
  3. "To be, or not to be" is a phrase from which William Shakespeare play?
  4. What name is given to the region comprising six states in the Northeastern United States?

  5. Which duke was the commander of the Spanish Armada?
  6. "No man is an island" is a quote by which poet?
  7. Who is England's most capped men's football player?
  8. Name the UK's smallest bird?
  9. Which year saw decimalisation in the UK?
  10. What is the chemical symbol for tungsten?
  11. In total, Heathrow airport has how many runways?
  12. Which year saw Queen Victoria's death?
  13. What is the last book of the Old Testament?
  14. Where would you be if you were standing on the Spanish Steps?
  15. How many stripes are there on the US flag?
  16. What's the national animal of Scotland?
  17. What’s the capital of Canada?
  18. Who invented the World Wide Web?
  19. What was John Wayne's last movie before he died?
  20. The Angel Falls, considered the highest waterfall in the world, are in which country?
  21. In 1931, gangster Al Capone was sentenced to 11 years in prison for what crime?
  22. Which UK city is nicknamed the 'Granite City'?
  23. How many fences are jumped in the Grand National?
  24. Who was the first man to reach the South Pole?
  25. How many men have walked on the moon?
  26. What does the acronym NATO stand for?
  27. Which London play is the longest running show, of any kind, in the world?
  28. In which year did the TV soap Eastenders start?
  29. How many pairs of ribs do both men and women have?
  30. Kirsch is a colourless brandy traditionally made from which fruit?
  31. Which planet is the hottest in our solar system?
  32. The White House is located on which road?


  1. Kazakhstan
  2. Jane Austen
  3. Hamlet
  4. New England
  5. Duke of Medina Sidonia
  6. John Donne
  7. Peter Shilton
  8. Goldcrest
  9. 1971
  10. W
  11. Two
  12. 1901
  13. Malachi
  14. Rome, Italy
  15. 13-stripes
  16. Unicorn
  17. Ottawa
  18. Tim Berners-Lee
  19. The Shootist (1976)
  20. Venezuela
  21. Tax evasion
  22. Aberdeen
  23. 30
  24. Roald Amundsen
  25. 12 men
  26. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  27. The Mousetrap (by Agatha Christie)
  28. 1985
  29. 12 pairs
  30. Cherries
  31. Venus
  32. Pennsylvania Avenue (1600 Pennsylvania Avenue)