Party time is always a good time for a game or two and everyone loves a “good ol’ pub quiz”. So, how would you rate your knowledge in history, music, food, literature or the arts? Are you a “brainstorming brainiac” or a “cheesy chump”
To test this out we’ve gathered together a few pub-quiz style questions to challenge the “little grey cells” with 40 questions guaranteed to tempt & tease out those nuggets of information that we’re sure you will have squirrelled away somewhere in the recesses of your brain. And if not, and it’s all new to you, then, hey – “Every day is a school day” as they say 🙂
In ‘Coronation Street’, what was the name of Chesney Brown’s Great Dane?
Who played Khan in the 2013 film ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’?
What was the name of the headquarters in the BBC1 drama ‘Spooks’?
How old was British actor Roger Moore when he died in 2017?
Which TV channel was the first to broadcast in colour in the UK?
In which city were the Human League formed?
Captain Sensible scored a No. 1 single in 1982 with which Rodgers and Hammerstein song?
Which are the only two musical notes that have no flats?
In 2003, who became the first Russian act to have a No. 1 single in the UK?
‘The Queen is Dead’ is the third studio album by which alternative rock band?
C and F
In which country is the former Nazi concentration camp of Auschwitz?
Of which US state is Tallahassee the capital?
Steventon in Hampshire is best known as the birthplace of which author?
In which country would you find the town of Batman?
The Caribbean islands of Aruba and Curacao are governed by which European country?
Which scandal was exposed by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward?
Which famous escapologist and magician was born as Erik Weisz in Budapest in 1874?
Which famous battle took place on Saint Crispin’s Day, 1415?
Which ancient Roman city was buried by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD?
The Brit ish secret service broke which important cipher used by German forces during World War 11?
Battle of Agincourt
To the nearest hour, how long does it take for the Earth to rotate on its axis?
Which common British tree has the Latin name ‘Fraxinus excelsior’?
Which metal is the best conductor of electricity?
What is the pH value of pure water?
What is the SI unit for illuminance?
Who holds the record as Arsenal’s top goal scorer with 228 goals in all competitions?
Who won GB’s first ever medal on snow, at Sochi 2014, after finishing third in the women’s slopestyle?
How many different shaped pieces are there in the tile-matching puzzle game Tetris?
Which boxer was nicknamed ‘The Easton Assassin’?
In the game of pool, what colour is the five-ball?
Which sauce is made of clarified butter, egg yolks, white wine vinegar and herbs?
Which anise-flavoured aperitif is widely consumed in Greece and Cyprus?
Which sauce was named after London’s Houses of Parliament?
Which famous ballerina has a dessert named after her?
Which Italian appetizer comprises small slices of toasted bread and toppings?
According to his famous poem, what had John Milton lost?
Which famous sculptor’s works include ‘The Kiss’, ‘The Walking Man’ and ‘The Thinker’?
What sign did God give to Noah to show that the Earth would not be flooded again?
Willy Lott’s cottage features in which famous painting by John Constable?
Which company published its first book in London in 1935?
The Hay Wain