[Top 100+] Bar-Pub Trivia Questions and Answers-To Host a Trivia Night!
by Annie Rosy
Name the Yellow Telly Tubby. La La
One tablespoon = how many teaspoons? 3
How many feet are there in a fathom? Six
What type of creature is a dugite? Snake
What are Alpha Centauri and Sirius? stars
What is the chemical symbol for iron? Fe.
What does a numismatist do? collects coins
What type of animal is a Kolinsky? Weasel
Which US state capital ends in ‘x’? Phoenix
Who wrote the book Catch-22? Joseph Heller
What does a philatelist do? collects stamps
Kodiak Island is in which US state? Alaska
Which city has the largest population? Tokyo
What is ‘Tiger’ Woods’s first name? Eldrick
What is the name of Batman’s butler? Alfred.
Who wrote “Waiting for Godot”? Samuel Beckett
In which city is Jim Morrison buried? Paris.
In the human body what is the hallux? Big toe
Who painted The Water Lily Pool? Claude Monet
How is the groundnut better known? The peanut.
What is Triskadekaphobia? Fear of the number 13
What is the currency of Switzerland? Swiss Franc
In which war was Operation Desert Storm? Gulf War
What is the capitol of the Netherlands? The Hague
Where was the strongest Earthquake in 1999? Taiwan
Nariyal is the Indian term for which nut? Coconut
On which street do Bert and Ernie live? Sesame St.
Which instrument did Louis Armstrong play? trumpet
Which has the highest mountain: Earth or Mars? Mars
Which actress starred in High Society ? Grace Kelly
Port Said is in which North African country? Egypt
Which vitamin is also known as pantothenic acid? B5
Which of the planets is closest to the sun? Mercury.
How many men have walked on the moon: 4, 8, or 12? 12
In Greek mythology, how many graces are there? Three.
Hg is the chemical symbol of which element? Mercury.
How many players are there in a baseball team? Nine.
Which US state’s largest city is Baltimore? Maryland.
Who was president of Vietnam from 1945-54? Ho Chi Min
With which device are earthquakes recorded? seismograph
What is the green pigment in plants called? chlorophyll
After which actor was Mickey Mouse named? Mickey Rooney
Which is the largest planet in the solar system? Jupiter
A phlebotomist extracts what from the human body? Blood
Which country was formerly known as Abyssinia? Ethiopia.
Who was US president during World War I? Woodrow Wilson.
In which county of the UK is Bramber Castle? West SusS#x
Which word does the ‘e’ in ‘e-mail’ stand for? electronic
In which year did Henry VIII become King of England? 1509
Which US state is nearest to the old Soviet Union? Alaska.
What is Chandler’s last name in the sitcom Friends? Bing.
Granadilla is another name for which fruit? PA$$ion-fruit
In which European city would you find Orly airport? Paris.
How many letters are there in the German alphabet? Thirty.
Which author wrote The Silence of the Lambs? Thomas Harris.
The beaver is the national emblem of which country? Canada.
Who was the leader of the wolves in The Jungle Book? Akala.
In which 1979 film was the spaceship called Nostromo? Alien.
Which insect accurately indicates the air temperature? cricket
What are the small indentations on a golf ball called? dimples
The average human body contains how many pints of blood? Nine.
Which Beatle’s first girlfriend was Thelma Pickles? John Lennon
In which year were premium bonds first issued in Britain? 1956
Which is largest: a megabyte, a kilobyte, or a gigabyte? gigabyte
To the nearest mile, what is the length of the marathon? 26 miles
Which is the world’s second-largest country in land area? Canada
The song Luck be a Lady features in which musical? Guys and Dolls
Which soup has calf’s head as its main ingredient? Mock Turtle Soup
Which 60s rock group recorded “Lighter Shade of Pale”? Procol Harum
In which country is the world’s largest McDonalds Restaurant? China
What is the only word in English ending in the letters ‘mt’? dreamt
Which US city is known as the City of Brotherly Love? Philadelphia.
In computing what does DMA normally stand for? Direct Memory Access
What is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in men? Prostate cancer.
The Statue of Liberty was given to the US by which country? France.
Which is the highest waterfall in the world? Angel Falls, Venezuela.
In the sport of Judo, what color belt follows an orange belt? Green.
The name of which area in the Pacific means “many islands”? Polynesia
In which movie did Humphrey Bogart play Charlie Allnut? African Queen.
According to Greek mythology who was the first woman on earth? Pandora.
Name the ghost who appears at a banquet in Shakespeare’s Macbeth? Banquo
Who was the eldest of the Marx Brothers? Chico (real name Leonard Marx)
Clean, Jerk, and Snatch are terms used in which activity? weight lifting
Which US state is named on the label of a Jack Daniels bottle? Tennessee
Which singer’s real name is Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta? Lady Gaga.
Which US store chain is named after the first mate in Moby D!¢K? Starbuck’s
Which TV character said, “Live long and prosper”? Mr Spock from Star Trek.
True or False? Only one word in English rhymes with ‘silver’. False–none do.
Which movie features the song Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead? The Wizard of Oz.
What is the name given to the process of signaling with two flags? Semaphore
In which country would one find 8 of the world’s 10 highest mountains? Nepal
In Fahrenheit, at what temperature does water freeze? 32 degrees Fahrenheit.
Name the stock-market trader who sent Barings Bank into bankruptcy. Nick Leeson
Which country beginning with a ‘T’ has a shoreline on the Andaman Sea? Thailand
What is the name of Moe’s pet cat in the cartoon show The Simpsons? Mr Snookums
Madame de Pompadour was the mistress of which French King? Louis XV (fifteenth)
In the city of Manchester (England) the Irk and Medlock join which river? Irwell
The 1999 film Tea with Mussolini is based on whose autobiography? Franco Zeffirelli
When there are two full moons in the same month, what is the second called? Blue Moon
The Pyrenees mountain range separates which two European countries? France and Spain.
Who was once known as the King of Soul, and now as the Godfather of Soul? James Brown
Who designed the Beatles Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band album cover? Peter Blake
What are the first names of English novelist G K Chesterton? Gilbert Keith (1874-1936)
Which country is bordered by both the Atlantic and Indian Oceans? Republic of South Africa
What is the business term for A$$ets which can be immediately turned into cash? liquid A$$ets
What names were given to the three tunnels in the movie The Great Escape? Tom, D!¢K and Harry.
Which country is known as the Pearl of Africa? Uganda (supposedly coined by Winston Churchill..)
In 1960, which country became the first in the world to have a female Prime Minister? Sri Lanka.
Which mythological figure flew so close to the sun that the wax on his wings began to melt? Icarus
Which country claims the world’s tallest building? Malaysia, the twin Petronas Towers at 1,483 feet.
In terms of the amount of alcohol you get, which is the most expensive: whiskey, beer, or wine? beer
A couple celebrating their crystal wedding anniversary have been married for how many years? 15 (fifteen)
In which business is the richest man in the world? computer software, programs, Windows, –but not computers
What is the most common blood type in humans? Type O The first television set was sold in which year: 1928, 1938, 1948? 1928
What is the female equivalent of polygamy? Polyandry (a woman with more than one husband – Polygamy refers to male or female)
Which Irish-American playwright wrote Moon for the Misbegotten, Long Day’s Journey Into Night and The Iceman Cometh ? Eugene O’Neil
What type of animal was inside Sputnik 2 when launched into orbit in 1957? Dog (called Laika – no, sadly she never made it back..)
What kind of person shall not be honored on a US postal stamp, according to the US postal service and the Citizen’s Stamp Advisory Committee? A living person.
About Annie Rosy
Annie is a writer who likes to focus on funny pick up lines. She enjoys making people laugh and feel good, and thinks that using a clever line can be the perfect way to start a conversation. When she's not writing, Annie loves spending time with her friends and family. She's always up for trying new things, and is always looking for ways to make life more fun.
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