Best Pub Quiz Questions for on this Coronavirus days.
Question: Who composed an operatic version of Leo Tolstoy’s War and Peace and a ballet based on William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet?
Answer: Sergei Prokofiev
Question: In which city was Cleopatra born around 69 BC?
Question: Captain Archibald Haddock is which fictional character’s best friend?
Question: How many imperial fluid ounces are there in a pint?
Answer: Twenty (This is a British measurement, there are 16 US fluid ounces in a US fluid pint)
Question: Umberto II was the last King of which country?
Question: Under UK law, which fish if captured within the realm are the personal property of the Queen and are known as royal fish?
Question: The Angel Falls, the world’s highest uninterrupted waterfall, is found in which country?
Question: Which celeb has children named Daisy Boo Pamela and Petal Blossom Rainbow?
Answer: Jamie Oliver
Question: What nickname is given to many Italian national teams, including the football and rugby teams?
Question: In 2013, an orange piece of work by artist Jeff Koons sold in a New York City auction for 58 million dollars, what was the subject?
Answer: A balloon dog
Question: What is the Japanese word for goodbye?
Question: The headquarters of the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency is in which UK city?
Question: The brand Ingersoll is associated with which consumer products?
Question: Most of which German state’s territory was part of the historic Kingdom of Hanover?
Answer: Lower Saxony
Question: Who was given the 1990 Nobel Peace Prize for “his leading role in the peace process which today characterizes important parts of the international community.”?
Answer: Mikhail Gorbachev
Question: What word, derived from the Latin for “enclosure”, is a covered walk or open gallery, running along the walls of buildings and forming a quadrangle?
Question: Which film director, is best remembered for several 1930s horror films, including Frankenstein, The Invisible Man and Bride of Frankenstein? (Hint: he shares his name with an English radio personality and TV presenter, who gained prominence in the 1980s)
Answer: James Whale
Question: The vuvuzela, a plastic horn about 2 feet long, is commonly used at football matches in which country?
Answer: South Africa
Question: Which British patriotic hymn was created in 1921, when a poem by Sir Cecil Spring Rice was set to music by Gustav Holst?
Answer: I Vow to Thee, My Country
Question: What is the common name for Opuntia, a genus of cacti that produces fruit?
Answer: Prickly Pear
Question: The Chappaquiddick incident was a 1969 car accident caused by Senator Ted Kennedy, is Chappaquiddick an island, river, county, or small settlement?
Answer: An island
Question: Devon is bordered by how many counties?
Answer: Three (Cornwall, Dorset and Somerset)