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    The Quizzial Pub Quiz

    Round 1: General Knowledge

    # Question
    1 What are the largest animals to have ever lived?
    2 Montevideo is a city in which South American country?
    3 Which city was once called the Paris of the Middle East?
    4 With which sport was Brooklands most associated?
    5 In 1476 William Caxton introduced the first what to England?
    6 In Greek mythology, Zeus threw what at his enemies?
    7 What is the main source of vitamin D?
    8 Insulin is produced where in the human body?
    9 The first atom bomb was dropped on which Japanese city?
    10 What is coulrophobia the fear of?
    11 A ‘pedestrian curricle’ was a nineteenth-century forerunner of what?
    12 Which publication claims to be world’s oldest weekly magazine?
    13 What was Beethoven’s first name?
    14 What does a lepidopterist study?
    15 The term bhp is used when describing the power of a motor vehicle; for what does it stand?
    16 What is the name of Princess Anne’s eldest child?
    17 Who invented the Spinning Jenny in the 1760’s?
    18 What does a seismometer measure?
    19 If you are awarded an LLD, what subject would you have studied?
    20 How many of Henry VIII’s wives were called Catherine?

    Answers

    # Answer
    1 Blue Whale
    2 Uruguay
    3 Beirut
    4 Motor Racing
    5 Printing Press
    6 Lightning Bolts
    7 Sunlight
    8 Pancreas
    9 Hiroshima
    10 The fear of clowns
    11 A bicycle
    12 The Spectator (Founded 1828)
    13 Ludwig
    14 Butterflies and moths
    15 Brake horse power
    16 Peter Phillips
    17 James Hargreaves
    18 Earthquakes, ground shaking
    19 Law (Doctor of Law)
    20 Three – Catherine of Aragon, Catherine Howard, Catherine Parr

    Round 2: Sport

    # Question
    1 In which sport can you win the Stanley Cup?
    2 Tennis: In 1997 which woman became the youngest winner of a Grand Slam title?
    3 Which German Manchester City goalkeeper arrived in Britain as a prisoner of war?
    4 Tennis. The two girls who won the women’s doubles for the USA at the 1992 Olympic Games had the same surname. What name?
    5 In which country did the first Cricket World Cup take place in 1975?
    6 Cricket. Which batmen holds the world record for scoring the most test runs?
    7 Kenny Roberts was famous for racing what?
    8 Michael Schumacher raced for which Formula 1 team for most of his career?
    9 Who did Muhammad Ali beat to first become world champion?
    10 Which sport was originally named Poona after an Indian town where it was popular?
    11 Who has scored a record 277 points in Rugby World Cup football?
    12 Who did Manchester United beat with injury time goals in the 1999 Champions League final?
    13 Golf: In which country was the 2018 Ryder Cup, held for the first time?
    14 What is the name of the two Ukrainian brothers who have held boxing World Heavyweight titles in the twenty-first century?
    15 Who was the first black player to play for the senior England football team?
    16 In which country was the final match of the first Football World Cup in the 21st century held?

    Answers

    # Answer
    1 Ice Hockey
    2 Martina Hingis (Australian Open)
    3 Bert Trautmann
    4 Fernandez
    5 England
    6 Sachin Tendulkar (15,921 runs)
    7 Motorcycles
    8 Ferrari
    9 Sonny Liston
    10 Badmington
    11 Jonny Wilkinson
    12 Bayern Munich
    13 France (Le Golf National, Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, near Paris)
    14 Vitaly and Wladimir Klitschko
    15 Viv Anderson
    16 Japan

    Round 3: Name the Song and Performer

    # Question
    1 With the lights out, it’s less dangerous. Here we are now, entertain us.
    2 You're twistin' my melon man
    3 Michelle Pfeiffer, that white gold
    4 You must understand though, the touch of your hand makes my pulse react.
    5 Take a sad song and make it better
    6 My job is very boring I’m an office clerk
    7 Another girl in the neighbourhood, wish she was mine, she looks so good
    8 But it’s been no bed of roses, No pleasure cruise
    9 Just a small town girl, Livin' in a lonely world, She took the midnight train goin' anywhere
    10 I've played all my cards, And that's what you've done too, Nothing more to say, No more ace to play.
    11 Her name is Noelle, I have a dream about her, She rings my bell
    12 Egypt was troubled by the horrible asp
    13 Sometimes I feel like throwing my hands up in the air, I know I can count on you, Sometimes I feel like saying "Lord I just don't care
    14 I’m never gonna dance again, Guilty feet have got no rhythm
    15 Cause the players gonna play, play, play, play, play, And the haters gonna hate, hate, hate, hate, hate

    Answers

    # Answer
    1 Nirvana – Smells Like Teen Spirit
    2 Happy Mondays – Step On
    3 Bruno Mars – Uptown Funk
    4 Tina Turner – What’s Love Got do to With
    5 The Beatles – Hey Jude
    6 Martha and the Muffins – Echo Beach
    7 The Undertones – Teenage Kicks
    8 Queen – We are the Champions
    9 Journey – Don't Stop Believin'
    10 ABBA – Winners Takes It All
    11 Wheatus – Teenage Dirtbag
    12 REM – Man on the Moon
    13 Florence and the Machine – You’ve Got the Love (Originally by The Source featuring Candi Staton)
    14 George Michael – Careless Whisper
    15 Taylor Swift – Shake it Off

    Round 4: Movies and TV

    # Question
    1 In Star Wars what relation is Princess Leia to Luke Skywalker?
    2 ‘The Godfather’ was released in 1972; who played Michael Corleone?
    3 What is the name of the villain in ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ (2012) played by Tom Hardy?
    4 In 2019 which British actress won an Emmy for Lead actress in a comedy series?
    5 Who plays the psychopathic assassin Villanelle in the BBC series Killing Eve?
    6 Who directed and narrated the 2002 documentary film ‘Bowling for Columbine’?
    7 Which film concerns the declaration of war by Freedonia against neighbouring Sylvania?
    8 Lena Headey portrayed who in Game of Thrones?
    9 Who is the central character in the Halloween film series?
    10 Geena Davis played Thelma, who played Louise?
    11 Who won a Best Actor Oscar for his role as corrupt detective Alonzo Harris in the film Training Day (2001)?
    12 In 2017 which film was wrongly announced as the Oscar winner for Best Picture?
    13 Who played Hugh Glass in the ‘The Revenant’?
    14 What was the name of Alex Haley’s slave drama, screened in the 1970s and still one of the most watched dramas in the US TV history?
    15 In Downton Abbey who dies shortly after giving birth?
    16 David Tenant and Olivia Coleman starred in which 2013 crime drama?
    17 Who played James Bond in “The Spy who Loved Me”?

    Answers

    # Answer
    1 Sister
    2 Al Pacino
    3 Bane
    4 Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag)
    5 Jodi Comer
    6 Michael Moore
    7 Duck Soup
    8 Cersei Lannister
    9 Michael Myers
    10 Susan Sarandon
    11 Denzel Washington
    12 La La Land
    13 Leonardo DiCaprio
    14 Roots
    15 Lady Sybil
    16 Broadchurch
    17 Roger Moore

    Round 5: History

    # Question
    1 22 September 1980 saw Iraq start a war with which neighbouring state?
    2 The Soviet Union started an invasion of which country in November 1939?
    3 In which year did the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbour?
    4 In the 5th century which barbarian leader was called the ‘Scourge of God’?
    5 In which year did the Battle of Waterloo take place?
    6 Which volcano erupted in AD 79, destroying the Roman city of Pompeii?
    7 The Charge of the Light Brigade took place during which war?
    8 In 1960 which country became the first to elect a woman as head of government?
    9 In the 1100’s which empire became the largest contiguous land empire in history?
    10 Which type of animal did Hannibal use to win a naval battle?
    11 Who was British Prime Minister at the start of World War II?
    12 What year did Queen Victoria die?
    13 Who immediately succeeded Oliver Cromwell after his death in 1658?
    14 What important contribution did Sir Rowland Hill make to the Post Office in 1837?
    15 VE Day marking the unconditional surrender of the German Army at the end of World War II is celebrated on what date?
    16 Which country did Germany invade first at the start of World War I?
    17 What was the nationality of dancer Mata Hari, shot as spy?

    Answers

    # Answer
    1 Iran
    2 Finland
    3 1941
    4 Attila The Hun
    5 1815
    6 Mount Vesuvius
    7 Crimean
    8 Sri Lanka
    9 Mongolian
    10 Snakes
    11 Neville Chamberlain
    12 1901
    13 Richard Cromwell (Oliver’s Son)
    14 Invented the Adhesive Stamp
    15 8 May
    16 Luxembourg
    17 Dutch

    Round 6: Science

    # Question
    1 Deoxyribonucleic Acid is commonly known as?
    2 What substance makes plants green and allows photosynthesis to occur?
    3 What part of the brain controls muscle movement and maintains posture, and balance?
    4 Which NASA mission first landed men on the moon?
    5 Which is the largest planet in the Solar System?
    6 What fly around the nucleus of an atom?
    7 A gauss meter measures the strength of what?
    8 A mutation in a gene called MC1R usually results in?
    9 What is the heaviest, naturally occurring element?
    10 Electric power is usually measured in what units?
    11 What is the most common gas in the earth’s atmosphere?
    12 Hg is the symbol of which chemical element?
    13 Numbers: How many zeros are there in a Googol?
    14 Who wrote the book ‘A Brief History of Time’?
    15 Who discovered Oxygen?

    Answers

    # Answer
    1 DNA
    2 Chlorophyll
    3 Cerebellum
    4 Apollo 11
    5 Jupiter
    6 Electrons
    7 Magnets
    8 Red Hair
    9 Uranium
    10 Watts
    11 Nitrogen
    12 Mercury
    13 100
    14 Stephen Hawking
    15 Joseph Priestley