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Pub Quiz Questions and Answers - Quiz 3

Updated on July 29, 2018

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The Quiz

These seventy questions can be used for your quiz nights at a local pub or even quiz nights arranged at your local sports and social club. The quiz has is divided into six sections, with ten questions in the first five being specialized topics with the final ten questions testing your general knowledge. The specialized topics sections are:

Movies

Sport

World Leaders

Celebrities

2015 in the News

Game Show Hosts

Music

The answers are at the end of the hub, so test your friends and above all, have some fun!

Movies Questions

1. What were the first names of the two Blues Brothers?

2. In which film did Jamie Foxx play the part of a blind Musician?

3. Who starred in the film 'Mrs Doubtfire'?

4. Which series of films featured a spacecraft called the 'Millennium Falcon'?

5. Who played Indiana Jones' father in the movie 'Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade'?

6. What was the name of the killer in the film 'Halloween'?

7. Which 1979 science fiction movie was advertised by the slogan 'In space, no-one can hear you scream'?

8. Which British actor played Boromir in the Lord of the Rings trilogy?

9. What was the name of Bruce Wayne’s butler?

10. Who starred alongside John Travolta in the movie 'Face Off'?

Game Show Hosts

Sports Questions

1. At which racecourse is the Grand National run?

2. Which cyclist has the record for winning the Tour De France seven consecutive times?

3. On a darts board, what number is diagonally opposite 19?

4. In the game of snooker, how many balls are present on the table at the beginning of a game?

5. Who was the first unseeded man to win Wimbledon's Mens Singles Title?

6. How many players are there in a Rugby League team?

7. Which sport is Silverstone most associated with?

8. In 2004, the Olympic Games 'came home' to which city?

9. What is the name given for one stroke over par for a single hole in golf?

10. In 1996, whose ear did Mike Tyson partially bite off in the ring?

Music Questions

1. Don McLean had a hit with ‘American Pie’, based on the death of which singer?

2. Mark Morrison got to number one in 1996 with which song?

3. Which British singer's real name is Thomas Woodward?

4. Who had a hit with ‘The House of the Rising Sun’?

5. Who is the male vocalist in ‘Hot Chocolate’?

6. The musical West Side Story is based on which play by Shakespeare?

7. Which group had a hit with ‘Good Vibrations’?

8. Which musician featured as an alien in the 1970s film ‘The Man Who Fell to Earth’?

9. Which two singers had a hit with the song ‘Say Say Say’?

10. Who had a number one hit in 1974 with ‘You’re The First, The Last, My Everything’?

2015 in the News Questions

1. Which comedian has quit BBC4 to set up her own political party called ‘Women’s Equality Party’?

2. What is the name of the NASA space craft which has deliberately crashed in to Mars?

3. Printing out the entire internet - not including the dark web - would require how many million trees?

4. R&B legend Ben E King died in May, which group was he part of before going solo?

5. Which USA state has called declared a state of emergency due to an outbreak of bird flu?

6. The Norwegian Polar Institute has had a ship drifting in the arctic pack-ice as part of its research, what is the ships name?

7. What is the full name of the Duke & Duchess of Cambridge’s new baby?

8. Errol Brown died at the age of 71, but which group was he the lead singer of?

9. There is one country in Europe where people are predicted to become thinner in the next 15 years, which one?

10. What new introduction, which lasts 20 minutes, is being tested for the driving test?

11. Tory Glynn Davies had an unusual mark allowed on a 2015 ballot paper voting for him, what was this mark?

12. How many parliamentary seats did the SNP win in the 2015 general election?

13. Picasso’s ‘woman of Algiers’ became the most expensive painting ever sold, what was its price?

14. Nissan, Toyota, Honda & Daihatsu have recalled 11.5 million cars between them, due to what fault?

15. Which cities underground/tube/metro system was nicknamed ‘The Clockwork Orange’?

16. Susan O’Brien got lost on a cross country run in New Zealand, what did she drink to help her survive?

World Leaders Questions

Music Answers

1.

Don McLean had a hit with ‘American Pie’, based on the death of which singer?

Buddy Holly

2.

Mark Morrison got to number one in 1996 with which song?

Return of the Mack

3.

Which British singer's real name is Thomas Woodward?

Tom Jones

4.

Who had a hit with ‘The House of the Rising Sun’?

The Animals

5.

Who is the male vocalist in ‘Hot Chocolate’?

Errol Brown

6.

The musical West Side Story is based on which play by Shakespeare?

Romeo and Juliet

7.

Which group had a hit with ‘Good Vibrations’?

The Beach Boys

8.

Which musician featured as an alien in the 1970s film ‘The Man Who Fell to Earth’?

David Bowie

9.

Which two singers had a hit with the song ‘Say Say Say’?

Michael Jackson and Paul McCartney

10.

Who had a number one hit in 1974 with ‘You’re The First, The Last, My Everything’?

Barry White

World Leaders Answers

1. Matteo Renzi - Italy

2. Vladmir Putin - Russia

3. Enrique Pena Nieto - Mexico

4. Herman Van Rompuy - European Union

5. Cristina Kirchner - Argentina

6. Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud - Saudi Arabia

7. Jacob Zuma - South Africa

8. Barack Obama - USA

9. Francois Hollande - France

10. David Cameron - United Kingdom

11. Tony Abbott - Australia

12. Angela Merkel - Germany

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Sports Answers

1.

At which racecourse is the Grand National run?

Aintree

2.

Which cyclist has the record for winning the Tour De France seven consecutive times?

Lance Armstrong

3.

On a darts board, what number is diagonally opposite 19?

1

4.

In the game of snooker, how many balls are present on the table at the beginning of a game?

22

5.

Who was the first unseeded man to win Wimbledon's Mens Singles Title?

Boris Becker

6.

How many players are there in a Rugby League team?

13

7.

Which sport is Silverstone most associated with?

Motor Racing

8.

In 2004, the Olympic Games 'came home' to which city?

Athens

9.

What is the name given for one stroke over par for a single hole in golf?

A Bogey

10.

In 1996, whose ear did Mike Tyson partially bite off in the ring?

Evander Holyfield

2015 in the News Answers

1. Which comedian has quit BBC4 to set up her own political party called ‘Women’s Equality Party’? Sandy Toksvig

2. What is the name of the NASA space craft which has deliberately crashed in to Mars? Messenger

3. Printing out the entire internet - not including the dark web - would require how many million trees? 8

4. R&B legend Ben E King died in May, which group was he part of before going solo? The Drifters

5. Which USA state has called declared a state of emergency due to an outbreak of bird flu? Iowa

6. The Norwegian Polar Institute has had a ship drifting in the arctic pack-ice as part of its research, what is the ships name? The Lance

7. What is the full name of the Duke & Duchess of Cambridge’s new baby? Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

8. Errol Brown died at the age of 71, but which group was he the lead singer of? Hot Chocolate

9. There is one country in Europe where people are predicted to become thinner in the next 15 years, which one? Netherlands

10. What new introduction, which lasts 20 minutes, is being tested for the driving test? Following sat-nav instructions

11. Tory Glynn Davies had an unusual mark allowed on a 2015 ballot paper voting for him, what was this mark? A penis (drawn neatly in the confines of the box)

12. How many parliamentary seats did the SNP win in the 2015 general election? 56

13. Picasso’s ‘woman of Algiers’ became the most expensive painting ever sold, what was its price? $160m (£102.6m)

14. Nissan, Toyota, Honda & Daihatsu have recalled 11.5 million cars between them, due to what fault? Airbag inflators

15. Which cities underground/tube/metro system was nicknamed ‘The Clockwork Orange’? Glasgow

16. Susan O’Brien got lost on a cross country run in New Zealand, what did she drink to help her survive? Her own breast milk

Game Show Hosts Answers

1. Michael Barrymore
2. Jasper Carrot
3. David Coleman
4. Paul O’Grady
5. Sue Barker
6. Jim Bowen
7. Cat Deeley
8. Alexander Armstrong
9. Hughie Green
10. Bob Monkhouse
11. Les Dawson
12. Dale Winton
13. Davina McCall
14. David Vine
15. Ted Rogers

Movies Answers

1. What were the first names of the two Blues Brothers?

Jake and Elwood

2. In which film did Jamie Foxx play the part of a blind Musician?

Ray

3. Who starred in the film 'Mrs Doubtfire'?

Robin Williams

4. Which series of films featured a spacecraft called the 'Millennium Falcon'?

Star Wars

5. Who played Indiana Jones' father in the movie 'Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade'?

Sean Connery

6. What was the name of the killer in the film 'Halloween'?

Michael Myers

7. Which 1979 science fiction movie was advertised by the slogan 'In space, no-one can hear you scream'?

Alien

8. Which British actor played Boromir in the Lord of the Rings trilogy?

Sean Bean

9. What was the name of Bruce Wayne’s butler?

Alfred

10. Who starred alongside John Travolta in the movie 'Face Off'?

Nicholas Cage

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      2 years ago from Big Island of Hawaii

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