Pub Quiz

Pub Quiz
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1: Which war was called ‘the war to end all wars’?

2: Which famous ceiling did Michelangelo paint?

3: Which scientist famously proclaimed ‘Eureka!’ whilst taking a bath?

4: How many years does a silver wedding anniversary celebrate?

5: Despite the heat, which Australian marsupial allegedly does not drink water?

6: Which planet is second in distance from the sun?

7: According to Greek mythology, what was Poseidon the god of?

8: What profession takes the Hippocratic Oath?

9: What word stands for ‘Z’ in the phonetic alphabet?

10: What country donated the Statue of Liberty to the people of the US?

11: What is the second largest ocean by area?

12: Stretching more than 8,850km, in what country is the world’s longest passenger railway line?

13: What is the largest country in South America?

14: On what continent is the country of Afghanistan?

15: What volcano destroyed Pompeii in 79 AD?

16: What is the largest land locked country in the world?

17: What is the northernmost capital city in Europe?

18: Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain on which continent?

19: There are five countries in Europe that have vertical tricolour flags. France, Italy, Ireland, Belgium and … Name the fifth country.

20: Which Asian country is most famous for Tuk-Tuks?

21: The ‘Hammer and Sickle’ flag once represented which former country?

22: Who was the second man on the Moon?

23: In what year did Adolf Hitler commit suicide?

24: Who was the first President of the United States of America?

25: What beverage was invented in 1886 and used to contain cocaine?

26: Which battle, fought at sea between the British Navy and the French & Spanish Navies, led to the death of Lord Nelson in 1805?

27: What was the name of the Suffragette who threw herself in front of the King’s horse at the Epsom Derby in 1913?

28: What was the reason for the first Black Monday in 1929 which caused over 13 million Americans to become unemployed?

29: What mode of transport was introduced in 1969 and was mainly used by the wealthy, before being retired in 2003?

30: In what location did the Pearl Harbour bombings take place?

31: Which actor voiced Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy?

32: Which fictional character has two actors received Oscars for portraying in two separate movies?

33: What was the name of the actor who played Tony Soprano in The Sopranos?

34: What address do The Simpsons live at?

35: Which of these Disney Princesses was not actually born into royalty?

36: In what British TV series would you find The Nags Head Pub?

37: What is the name Jay Cartwright uses on his fake Australian ID in The Inbetweeners?

38: Who is the alter ego of Scott Lang, as featured in the 2015 and 2018 Marvel films?

39: What was the profession of Ross Geller in the US sitcom Friends?

40: Who directed the 1998 film Titanic?

41: Who was the only man to have had a 35-year professional career as a player in football?

42: Dick Fosbury revolutionised the technique in which athletics field event?

43: Who were the winners of the first ever Super Bowl in 1967?

44: In Rugby League, how many players per team are allowed on the field simultaneously?

45: At the start of any snooker game, how many balls are on the table?

46: Who was the first footballer in the English top-flight to cost over £1m?

47: Which annual 4,000km race was first held in 1903?

48: Which country has hosted the most Summer Olympics (four times)?

49: Who was the first country to win the World Cup in 1930?

50: Who was Muhammed Ali’s opponent in the infamous ‘Rumble in the Jungle’?