Best Pub Quiz Questions

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?
Answer: Alexandria

Question: Captain Archibald Haddock is which fictional character’s best friend?
Answer: Tintin’s

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?
Answer: Italy

Question: Under UK law, which fish if captured within the realm are the personal property of the Queen and are known as royal fish?
Answer: Sturgeon

Question: The Angel Falls, the world’s highest uninterrupted waterfall, is found in which country?
Answer: Venezuela

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?
Answer: Azzurri

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?
Answer: Sayonara

Question: The headquarters of the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency is in which UK city?
Answer: Swansea

Question: The brand Ingersoll is associated with which consumer products?
Answer: Watches

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?
Answer: Cloisters

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)

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