Pub Quiz and Pizza fun!

| Posted by Emily Norman in Cornwall | Food | Just for fun! | things to do

Last week we had a fun team night out, eating pizza and partaking in some fab pub quiz action, our very own Neil (International Distribution Manager, or International Man of Mystery, as we like to call him!!) prepared the questions!
We thought it would be fun to share some of the questions,  …have a go and let us know how you get on, answers below 🙂

 

 

General Knowledge

  1. How many countries border Germany?
  1. Who wrote the book Brave New World?
  1. The adjectives Primary Secondary & Tertiary come from the latin for 1st, 2nd & 3rd. What latin word means fourth?
  1. The automotive engineer; Shelby is a name long associated with cars, including the AC Cobra and the Ford Mustang, but what was his first name?
  1. Who is the Deputy Leader of the Labour Party?
  1. How many countries make up Great Britain?
  1. Name the world’s largest dessert?
  1. The US drama Breaking Bad is set in which city in the state of New Mexico?
  1. Sid Snot and Cupid Stunt were the creations of which comedian?
  1. What is the Capital of India?

 Sport

  1. Peter Shilton is England’s most capped football player. Who is second?
  1. Who scored for England in the 1966 World Cup final?
  1. In which sport are there 5 players on a team; point guard, shooting guard, small forward, power forward, and centre?
  1. How many balls are on the table in a game of snooker, at the start of play?
  1. Sir Bradley Wiggins is our most decorated Olympian of all time. How many OLYMPIC medals does he have to his name?
  1. Which 6 Nations team has their ‘home ground’ at Murrayfield?
  1. From 1979 until 1997 BBCs Question of Sport was presented by a veteran BBC sports commentator, who?
  1. In golf, if a birdie is 1 under Par, an Eagle 2 under Par, what is 3 under?
  1. Cricket bats are traditionally made of wood from which tree?
  1. Starting blocks on running tracks are used to push ones feet against, but also for what other purpose?

Music

  1. John Parr (British Singer/songwriter) is arguably best known for his US No.1 that was the title track for a ‘Brat Pack’ film of the same name. Name the song/Film.
  1. In the 1979 Squeeze track ‘Up the junction’ at what time was the baby born?
  1. Who wrote the Opera Madam Butterfly?
  1. Which Music Festival started by (among others) Peter Gabriel first appeared in 1980?
  1. Which female country singer teamed up with KLF for their 90’s hit ‘Justified and Ancient’?
  1. Who was the youngest Beatle?
  1. Who had 1960s hits with (among others) Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen and Calendar Girl?
  1. Who wrote Whitney Houston’s 1992 hit I will always love you?
  1. Which musical term comes from the Italian word meaning ‘gradually getting louder’?
  1. Who is number one in the singles charts this week?

In the news/Showbiz

  1. A record 190 peers debated Brexit in the House of Lords. How much money can they claim for attending, £50/day, £300/day or £1,000/day?
  1. Sutton United reserve goalkeeper Wayne Shaw resigned after being snapped eating what at Monday’s FA Cup game?
  1. News presenter Susannah Reid was criticised for doing a dance move on Good Morning Britain this week, but what move was it?
  1. Keanu Reeves is back in Cinemas this week with a sequel to which film?
  1. My name is Amal, I am 39, married and pregnant by a famous actor – Who?
  1. Whose social media feed ironically contained this statement in the last week? Classified information is being given to media that could have a devastating effect on U.S.
  1. Royal Mail are raising the price of stamps by 1penny next month – how much will a 1st class stamp be?
  1. Comic Relief has resurrected which TV Christmas favourite in a comedy short?
  1. Tiny portraits of who, have been added to four of the new £5 notes by talented micro-engraver Graham Short?
  1. Which prehistoric creature is said to be back from extension with 2 years according to a Harvard Geneticist?

 

ANSWERS

General Knowledge

  1. Nine – Denmark, Poland, Czech Republic, Austria, Switzerland, France, Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands.
  1. Aldus Huxley
  1. Quaternary
  1. Carroll
  1. Tom Watson
  1. 3
  1. Antarctica
  1. Albuquerque
  1. Kenny Everett
  1. New Delhi

 Sport

  1. Wayne Rooney with 119
  1. Geoff Hurst & Martin Peters
  1. Basketball
  1. 22 (15 red, 1 yellow, 1 green, 1 brown, 1 blue, 1 pink , 1 black and the cue ball
  1. 8 (Five Gold, one Silver, two Bronze)
  1. Scotland
  1. David Coleman
  1. Albatross
  1. Willow
  1. To detect false starts

Music

  1. St Elmo’s Fire
  1. 5:20am
  1. Giacomo Puccini
  2. WOMAD
  1. Tammy Wynette
  1. George Harrison
  1. Neil Sedaka
  1. Dolly Parton
  1. Crescendo
  1. Ed Sheeran

In the news/Showbiz

  1. Flat rate attendance of up to £300
  1. A pasty/pie
  1. The Dab
  1. John Wick
  1. George Clooney
  1. Donald Trump
  1. 65p
  1. Love Actually
  1. Jane Austen
  1. Wooly Mammoth

 

How did you get on?

Hope you had fun too 🙂

 

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