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 🙂
The TV comedy series ‘Dad’s Army’ was based in which fictional seaside resort?
Which well-known actor made his feature film debut in Wes Craven’s ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’?
What was the nickname of Leonard McCoy in the original ‘Star Trek’ TV series?
Jason Voorhees Is the ‘monster’ from which series of slasher horror films?
In the American medical drama was the first name of Dr. House, played by Hugh Laurie?
Friday the 13th
Who was guitarist, vocalist and principal songwriter for the Velvet Underground?
Who represented the UK in the 1974 Eurovision Song Contest with the song ‘Long Live Love’?
Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson is better known by which stage name?
Which Bangles single reached No. 1 in six countries in 1989?
In 1973, the Virgin Records label released its first album. What was its title?
Which body of water is at the southern end of the Suez Canal?
What colour is the background of the flag of Brazil?
Which Paris landmark stands at the centre of the Place Charles de Gaulle?
Of which European country has Greenland been a colony since 1814?
Java, Sulawesi and Sumatra are part of which country?
Arc de Triomphe
Who is the only person to have served as Vice President and President of the United States without being elected?
How many lions are depicted on the Royal Standard of the United Kingdom?
What colour is Tyrian, a dye highly prized by the Romans?
Who was the last British Prime Minister not to have a wife?
Which serial killer was commonly known as the ‘Acid Bath Murderer’?
John George Haigh
Which British computer scientist is generally acknowledged as the inventor of the World Wide Web?
Which is the tallest grass in the world?
What is the name of Australia’s large flightless bird?
What does a lepidopterist collect?
Which textile is made from the fibres of the flax plant?
Which skeleton racer won Great Britain’s only gold medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi?
How are the Epsom the 2,000 Guineas Stakes and the St. Leger Stakes collectively known?
Which Danish footballer was the youngest player in the 2010 FIFA World Cup?
How many hoops are used in a game of croquet?
Which interesting snooker player was nicknamed the ‘Romford Robot’?
What is the predominant ingredient in a Moscow Mule cocktail?
By what name is the folded, pastie-style pizza known?
Which distilled beverage is made f rom the blue agave plant?
Pie and mash is traditionally served with which green sauce?
Manuka honey is traditionally associated with which country?
The Bennet family play the central role in which Jane Austen novel?
Henri Matisse and Andre Derain were leaders of which art movement?
What was the first name of Sherlock Holmes’s friend Dr. Watson?
Who is famous for his black and white landscape photographs of the American West, especially Yosemite National Park?
What is the name of Captain Nemo’s submarine in Jules Verne’s novel ‘Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea’?
Pride and Prejudice