Are You a Pub Trivia Master?

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By: Annette

5 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

Sometimes, you only go to the pub for the trivia. Well, that's not true, you go for the beer, but you still like the trivia! In this quiz, we'll give you a taste of what you're missing while you sit at your office desk.

The pub quiz comes to us from _____.

The pub quiz is a huge part of British culture. It was established in the U.K. in the 1970s by Burns and Porter.

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Each week, there are _____ pub quizzes in the U.S.

Each week there are 2,000 pub quizzes in the United States. There are even more in Great Britain.

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Who asks the questions in a pub quiz?

The quizmaster might want to be called the boss, but he's just the quizmaster. This is the lucky bloke who asks the questions.

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Which Biblical character is the name of an oversized Champagne bottle?

Methuselah is the name of a Champagne bottle that holds six liters. That is Champagne in Biblical proportions.

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The first mission to land on the moon was Apollo ______.

Apollo 11 was the first mission to land on the moon. Two men walked on the moon; Michael Collins was the only one that did not.

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Which soccer club sings "You'll Never Walk Alone?"

"You'll Never Walk Alone" is the signature song of FC Liverpool. The song is from the musical "Carousel."

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The Singapore Sling is a _____ based cocktail.

The Singapore Sling is a popular gin-based cocktail. It was invented by the Raffles Hotel barkeeper Ngiam Tong Boon in 1915.

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Spats Colombo is the bad guy in what movie?

Spats Colombo is the bad guy in "Some Like It Hot." The black-and-white hit features Marilyn Monroe.

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Which is a Greek word for fire?

Pyro is a Greek word for fire. It's a popular prefix in words, such as pyrotechnics and pyromania.

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How many boroughs are in New York City?

New York City is comprised of five boroughs. They are Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island.

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Which TV loner does not like pickles?

Dr. Gregory House is famous for not liking people and not liking pickles. Who doesn't like pickles?

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The simplest answer is most likely the correct one, according to Occam's ______.

According to Occam's Razor, the simplest answer is probably the correct one. Now, that's a theory to live by.

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Where did the Battle of Little Bighorn take place?

The Battle of Little Bighorn took place in the state of Montana. Plains Indians called it the Battle of Greasy Grass.

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How many times has the U.S. formally declared war?

The United States has formally declared war on 11 different occasions. This list includes ten different countries.

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What kind of orange flavors Earl Grey tea?

Bergamot orange is the kind of orange that flavors Earl Grey tea. Everyone in the British pub would know that.

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Which 2007 film is one of the most expensive ever made?

"Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End," was released in 2007. It's one of the most expensive movies of all time.

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Where is the haunted town of Pripyat?

The haunted town of Pripyat is found in Ukraine. It was built to house the workers of the Chernobyl power plant.

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When did Britney Spears release "...Baby One More Time?"

Britney's breakout hit, "...Baby One More Time," was released in 1998. Pretty much nothing was ever the same after that.

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Who rode on the horses Llamrei, Hengroen and Passelande?

Llamrei, Hengroen and Passelande were horses of King Arthur. He's famous for his Round Table, of course.

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Who is the richest American fashion designer?

Ralph Lauren is the epitome of American fashion. He is worth billions.

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What is the name of the pet alligator in Miami Vice?

The cult TV hit featured a pet alligator named Elvis. He was the pet of Sonny Crockett.

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Harvey Keitel and Gene Hackman were both ______.

Both Harvey Keitel and Gene Hackman were once Marines. Steve McQueen was too!

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Where is the busiest airport in the world?

Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport is considered to be the busiest in the world. #2 on the list is Beijing Capital International Airport.

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What is the name for Japanese horseradish?

Wasabi is the name of Japanese horseradish, and the real stuff is not really horseradish at all. When you put too much in your soy sauce, you regret it!

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The daiquiri is named after a village in ______.

The daiquiri cocktail is named after a village in Cuba, but the drink name is not capitalized. Thank goodness the cocktail traveled past the shores of the island country.

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Who has won more PGA titles than Tiger Woods?

Sam Snead is the only man that has won more PGA titles than Tiger Woods. He has won 82, in total.

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In film, who has played Rusty Ryan, Tyler Durden and John Smith?

Brad Pitt has played these characters in some of his most famous movies. The films were "Oceans 11," "Fight Club" and "Mr. & Mr. Smith."

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How many U.S. presidents went to West Point?

Two American presidents attended West Point. They are Ulysses S. Grant and Dwight D. Eisenhower.

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What's the hottest capital city in the world?

Bangkok is considered to be the hottest capital city in the world. This is according to the World Meteorological Organization.

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Which city is home to the Lions, Tigers and Red Wings?

Detroit is home to the Lions, Tigers and Red Wings. The folks of Detroit are passionate about their sports teams.

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Identify this quote: "J'veux ton amour, Et je veux ton revenge, J'veux ton amour, I don't wanna be friends."

This is a famous quote from Lady Gaga. You can find it in the song "Bad Romance."

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What's a nickname for the turkey?

The turkey is sometimes called a Tom or a Jake. Immature males are jakes, mature males are toms, and females are hens.

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What does Al-Jazeera mean?

Al-Jazeera is Arabic for "island," or specifically in this case, the Arabian Peninsula. Now you know what it means when you see it on TV!

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Where do duffel bags come from?

Duffel bags and duffel coats originally come from Belgium. More specifically, they come from Duffel, Belgium.

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What is the most popular museum in the world?

As of 2016, the National Museum of China in Beijing has more visitors than any other museum in the world. Second and third are the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., and the Louvre in Paris.

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