Pub quiz questions
Posted by Jelmer Graafstra on 26 Aug 2016, 8:23 p.m.
If you missed it, try the pub quiz!
You weren't there and are curious what you missed? You were there but hit the bar afterwards and can't remember half of them? Or you're just looking for inspiration for devious questions to ask your friends? We have the questions and answers of the Thursday evening pub quiz for you, courtesy of Low King of the Dwarves Jennifer Delaney.
- The Colour of Magic
Nicholas If-Jesus-Christ-Had-Not-Died-For-Thee-Thou-Hadst-Been-Damned Barebone was one of the pioneers of what form of insurance?
- The Light Fantastic
Come, and trip it, as you go, On the light fantastic toe; is a line by which poet?
- Equal Rites
What rite did the Isle of Man grant equal access to this year?
What Belgian beer's name means "Sudden Death"?
In the works of HP Lovecraft, what university is located in the town of Arkham?
- Wyrd Sisters
What is the collective name for the goddesses who rule destiny in Norse mythology?
Where would you find the Pyramid of Cestius?
- Guards! Guards!
Created by Henry Fielding, what was the first British professional police force best known as?
Who voiced Rincewind for the Discworld computer games?
- Moving Pictures
Three films tie on most Academy Awards won. Two tie for most nominations. But which film is in both categories?
- Reaper Man
Both Brendan Grace and the Wurzels have topped the charts with Brand New Combine Harvester. But which song is it a parody of?
- Witches Abroad
What lake is New Orleans located on?
- Small Gods
Which religion has eight million gods and 80,000 shrines?
- Lords and Ladies
Who was the 19th-century American academic best remembered for collecting English and Scottish ballads?
- Men at Arms
What is the oldest regiment in the British Army?
- Soul Music
Who was known as the Godfather of Soul?
- Interesting Times
How many World Heritage Sites does Unesco list as being in China?
Which UK village has an exclamation mark in its name?
- Feet of Clay
In which book by Charles Dickens will you find Noah Claypole, Toby Crackit and Rose Maylie?
With whom did Pig-Wig dance over the hills and far away?
What was the first dukedom created in England, currently held by a member of the British royal family?
- The Last Continent
Men at Work were sued for copyright infringement over their song "Down Under". What song did they plagiarise?
- Carpe Jugulum
In what town in Romania was Vlad the Impaler born?
- The Fifth Elephant
The Elephant's Foot is a solid mass of melted nuclear fuel and other matter. Where would you find it?
- The Truth
The last newspaper office on Fleet Street closed this month. Which paper is it?
- Thief of Time
In Greek mythology, what was the first thing to exist?
- The Last Hero
How many years separate John Glenn's first and last spaceflight?
- Night Watch
What BBC TV series began with the preamble "Am I mad, in a coma, or back in time?"
- Monstrous Regiment
Which of the following is not an abomination unto Nuggan?
Chocolate, garlic, babies, people with ginger hair, shirts with six buttons, cats
- Going Postal
What colour are post boxes on the island of Guernsey?
The Battle of Towton has been described as the bloodiest battle of all time in England. But which English monarch won it?
- Making Money
How many sovereign states use the Euro?
- Unseen Academicals
/ Which country knocked England out of the 2016 European football championship?
Where on your body will you find the snuffbox or tabatière?
- Raising Steam
What is LNER Class A3 4472 better known as?