Pub Quiz Questions and Answers

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Whether you’re after new ideas for your quiz night or to simply test your knowledge, this collection of pub quiz questions is designed to challenge you or the participants. These pub quiz questions are split into 4 different rounds: general knowledge round, sports round, music round (guess the lyrics), movies round and history round.

You can find the correct answers at the end of each round.

If you’re looking for an easier quiz, with pictures and explanations then you should give General Knowledge Quiz Questions a try or test your football knowledge on these Football Quiz Questions .

Pub Quiz Questions: General Knowledge Round

pub quiz questions general knowledge



  1. What is the world’s largest land mammal?
  2. Rio de Janeiro is a city in which South American country?
  3. Which Middle Eastern city is also the name of a type of artichoke?
  4. With which sport is Silverstone most associated?
  5. Nostradamus was famous for making what?
  6. In mythology, Romulus and Remus were brought up by which animal?
  7. What is the main source of vitamin C?
  8. Insulin is commonly used to treat which condition?
  9. The first atom bomb was dropped on which Japanese city?
  10. What is dermatophobia the fear of?
  11. The Velocipede was a nineteenth-century prototype of what?
  12. Which is Britain’s oldest Sunday newspaper, published for the first time in 1791?
  13. What was the middle name of Wolfgang Mozart?
  14. What is the art of stuffing animals for preservation?
  15. The term bhp is used when describing the power of a motor vehicle; for what does it stand?

Pub Quiz Questions General Knowledge Round Answers

  • 1.Elephant
  • 2.Brazil
  • 3.Jerusalem
  • 4.Motor Racing
  • 5.Predictions
  • 6.Wolf
  • 7.Fruits
  • 8.Diabetes
  • 9.Hiroshima
  • 10.The fear of skin disease
  • 11.A bicycle
  • 12.Observer
  • 13.Amadeus
  • 14.Taxidermy
  • 15.Brake horse power

Pub Quiz Questions : Sports Round

pub quiz questions sports round

 

  1. The traditional Claret Jug is the trophy awarded to the winner of whuch annual sporting event?
  2. Who, in 1991, became the first driver to win the first four races of a Formula One grand prix season?
  3. Which former England football international goalkeeper of the 1940s became a journalist and was killed in the Manchester United Munich air disaster?
  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 Football World Cup finals take place in 1930?
  6. Cricket. In 1995, Jack Russell took how many catches in a Test to create a new world record?
  7. What was the nationality of Eugenio Monti, a bobsleigh driver who won 11 world titles?
  8. In 2012 Lewis Hamilton announced he was leaving McLaren to drive for which other Formula 1 team?
  9. Who was declared the Sportsman of the Century in 1999 by both the prestigious US magazine ‘Sports Illustrated’ and the BBC?
  10. Which country is regarded as the primary practitioner of the game of polo?
  11. Who has scored a record 277 points in Rugby World Cup football?
  12. Who scored both goals in the final as Manchester United lifted Alex Ferguson’s first European trophy in 1991?
  13. Golf : Which country will host the 2018 Ryder Cup, the first time the competition has been held there?
  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 in baseball’s major leagues in 1947 and for which side?

 

Pub Quiz Questions Sports Round Answers

  • 1. (British) Open (Golf) Championship
  • 2. Ayrton Senna
  • 3. Frank Swift
  • 4. Fernandez
  • 5. Uruguay
  • 6. 11
  • 7.  Italian
  • 8. Mercedes
  • 9. Muhammad Ali
  • 10. Argentina
  • 11. Jonny Wilkinson
  • 12. Mark Hughes
  • 13. France (Le Golf National, Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, near Paris)
  • 14. Vitaly and Wladimir Klitschko
  • 15. Jackie Robinson, played for Brooklyn Dodgers

Pub Quiz Questions : Music Round – Guess the Lyrics

pub quiz questions music round



  1. ‘With the lights out, it’s less dangerous. Here we are now, entertain us.’
  2. ‘Love forever, love is free, let’s turn forever you and me. Windmill, windmill for the land. Is everybody in?’
  3. ‘Rent a flat above a shop, cut your hair and get a job. Smoke some fags and play some pool, pretend you never went to school.’
  4. ‘You must understand though, the touch of your hand makes my pulse react.’
  5. ‘When I find myself in times of trouble Mother Mary comes to me.’
  6. ‘Mutual misunderstanding after the fact. Sensitivity builds a prison in the final act.’
  7. ‘No clouds in my storms, let it rain, I hydroplame into fame.’
  8. ‘I’m in California dreaming about who we used to be. When we were younger and free, I’ve forgotten how it felt before the world fell at our feet’
  9. ‘Living easy, living free, season ticket on a one-way ride.’
  10. ‘I got this feeling inside my bones, It goes electric, wavey when I turn it on.’
  11. ‘Scare myself to death, That’s why I keep on running; Before I’ve arrived, I can see myself coming’
  12. ‘This love has taken its toll on me; She said goodbye too many times before’
  13. ‘But I don’t care what they say, I’m in love with you; They try to pull me away, but they don’t know the truth’
  14. ‘I’m never gonna dance again, Guilty feet have got no rhythm’
  15. ‘No New Year’s Day to celebrate, No chocolate covered candy hearts to give away’

 

Pub Quiz Questions Music Round Answers

  • 1.Nirvana – Smells Like Teen Spirit
  • 2.Gorillaz – Feel Good Inc.
  • 3.Pulp – Common People
  • 4.Tina Turner – What’s Love Got do to With
  • 5.The Beatles – Let it Be
  • 6.Elton John – Sacrifice
  • 7.Rihanna – Umbrella
  • 8.Adele – Hello
  • 9.AC/DC – Highway to Hell
  • 10.Justin Timberlake – Can’t Stop the Feeling
  • 11.Robin Williams – Feel
  • 12.Maroon 5 – This Love
  • 13.Leona Lewis – Bleeding Love
  • 14.George Michael – Careless Whisper
  • 15.Stevie Wonder – I Just Called To Say I Love You

 

Pub Quiz Questions : Movies / TV Round

 

pub quiz questions movies round

 

  1. Which British actor died whilist still filming his supporting role in Ridley Scott’s Gladiator?
  2. ‘The Godfather’ was released in 1972; who played the title role?
  3. What is the name of the villain in the first Superman movie (1980) played by Gene Hackman?
  4. Which British actor won a Golden Globe and an Emmy for his work in the HBO drama series ‘Homeland’?
  5. Who play a predatory femme fatale and the FBI agent tracking her down in the 1987 thriller ‘Black Widow’?
  6. ‘God Bless America’ was a 2012 movie made by which comic film-maker and actor?
  7. Which film concerns the declaration of war by Freedonia against neighbouring Sylvania?
  8. Who starred in the defining 1958 Hammer Horror version of Dracula as the urbane but terrifying Count, and who played his nemesis, Van Helsing?
  9. What is the name of the possessed girl played by Linda Blair in ‘The Exorcist’?
  10. Which influential and controversial 1970s thriller starring Clint Eastwood featured a serial killer called Scorpio
  11. Who won an Oscar nomination for his portrayal of American activist Malcolm X?
  12. Which two actors have played Spider-Man in Hollywood versions of the story in the twenty-first century?
  13. Who was I in the ‘I Am Legend’?
  14. What was Alex Haley’s slave drama, screened in the 1970s and still one of the most watched dramas in the US TV history?
  15. Which TV show detailed the planned invasion of earth by an alien force called the ‘Visitors’?

Pub Quiz Questions Movie Round Answers

  • 1.Oliver Reed
  • 2.Marlon Brando
  • 3.Lex Luthor
  • 4.Damien Lewis
  • 5.Teresa Russell and Debra Winger
  • 6.Bobcat Goldthwait
  • 7.Duck Soup
  • 8.Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing
  • 9.Regan
  • 10.Dirty Harry
  • 11.Denzel Washington
  • 12.Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield
  • 13.Will Smith
  • 14.Roots
  • 15.V (1983 miniseries)

 

Pub Quiz Questions and Answers: History Round

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  1. 1 August 1990 saw 100,000 Iraqi troops invade which neigbouring state, sparking off the first Gulf War?
  2. On 19 August 1968, Soviet tanks rolled into which country?
  3. In which month of which year did the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor?
  4. Which empire, led by which charismatic general, conquered a vast part of Europe (Hungary, most of Ukraine, much of Germany and Poland and parts of the Balkans) in the fifth century, before the empire dissolved just as quickly after the death of the leader?
  5. In which year did the Battle of Waterloo took place?
  6. Which volcano erupted in 1906, causing huge damage and over 100 deaths in the city of Naples?
  7. Whose rebel army threw the Spanish out of Venezuela in 1821?
  8. Which country became the first to give women the vote in 1893?
  9. Which city was the first capital of the Russian Empire in the ninth century? a)Yeliky Novgorod    b)Omsk      c)St Petersburg
  10. Who led the Galic tribes in their resistance to Julius Caesar’s Roman legions?
  11. Who was Prime Minister when Britain joined the European Union?
  12. The Soviet Union and seven other countries signed which mutual assistance treaty in 1955?
  13. Who was the Scottish general, with his Coldstream Guards, who was instrumental in the restoration of Charles II as monarch in 1660?
  14. What was the first perforated UK postage stamp, issued in 1854?
  15. What name is given to 8 May to mark the unconditional surrender of the German Army at the end of World War II?

Pub Quiz Questions History Round Answers

  • 1. Kuweit
  • 2. Czechoslovakia
  • 3. December 1941
  • 4. The Huns, led by Attila
  • 5. 1815
  • 6. Mount Vesuvius
  • 7. Simon Bolivar
  • 8. New Zealand
  • 9.a) Yeliky Novgorod
  • 10. Vercingetorix
  • 11. Ted Heath
  • 12. Warsaw Pact
  • 13. General George Monck
  • 14. Penny Red
  • 15. VE Day

 

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