Challenge the Brain

100 Easy Pub Quiz Questions


100 Easy Pub Quiz Questions


  1. Which car manufacturer uses a logo that features a black prancing horse on a yellow background?

  2. What are words igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic related to?

  3. Who was the tallest of Robin Hood's Merry Men?

  4. What is the largest ocean on Earth?

  5. What is a supernova?

  6. What invention did Percy Shaw obtain a patent for in 1934?

  7. What is the opening line to the Song of the Witches by William Shakespeare, as featured in Macbeth?

  8. What colour shoes does Dorothy wear in The Wizard of Oz?

  9. What is the last letter of the Greek alphabet?

  10. What is the meaning of the French word pomme?

  11. What is the smallest country in the world?

  12. Which land mammal has the longest tail?

  13. What does the chemical symbol H2O stand for?

  14. What type of angle has less than 90 degrees?

  15. True of false: Water boils at a lower temperature on top of Mount Everest than it does at sea level?

  16. Which shape has eight sides?

  17. What is a vuvuzela?

  18. Which famous Italian artist painted 'The Last Supper'?

  19. What is measured in knots?

  20. In a clockwise direction, beginning with number 1, what are the following five numbers on a standard dartboard?

  21. How many white squares are there on a chessboard?

  22. What type of pastry is used to make profiteroles?

  23. By what name is an orca commonly known?

  24. How many hours are equal to 360 minutes?

  25. Which animal appears first in the alphabet?

  26. Which soft drink was invented by John Pemberton?

  27. Can you name the three Bond themes by Shirley Bassey?

  28. What is the only body organ that has the ability to regenerate itself?

  29. If you fall asleep at 20.00 for 10 hours, what time will you wake up?

  30. What letter is located between A and D on a standard computer keyboard?

  31. Complete the saying 'The pen is ...'?

  32. Which American state ends with three vowels?

  33. What is a zorse?

  34. What type of tree loses its leaves during winter?

  35. Can you pick out the adjective from the following sentence: The lady wore a beautiful dress?

  36. Who plays Danny Ocean in the movies Ocean’s Eleven, Ocean’s Twelve and Ocean’s Thirteen?

  37. What name describes the colored part of the eye that surrounds the pupil?

  38. How many stars are there on the flag of America?

  39. In which country is Mount Kilimanjaro located?

  40. Which is longer: 1 nautical mile or 1.6km (UK: 1 mile)?

  41. Which dog breed does a Cavalier King Charles belong to?

  42. What is the capital of Japan?

  43. What groups, known as A, B, AB and O, can be either RhD positive or RhD negative?

  44. Complete the lyrics by the Monkees, 'Then I saw her face...'?

  45. Which artificial waterway links the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean via the Caribbean Sea?

  46. What part of an atom contains protons and neutrons?

  47. What type of vegetable are Globe and Jerusalem?

  48. Which famous New Year's poem was written by Robert Burns?

  49. What part of a right-angled triangle is called the hypotenuse?

  50. What was the name of King Arthur's mythical castled city?

  1. With reference to radio services, what do the letters DAB stand for?

  2. Ernest Rutherford is known as the father of what?

  3. Which is heavier: 15 kilograms or 30 pounds?

  4. What are a sepal, pistil and stamen all parts of?

  5. What is number three in Spanish?

  6. What is the largest country in Africa?

  7. What type of paper is used to indicate acids and alkalis?

  8. Besides finger and toe prints, what other print is totally unique to humans?

  9. Can you unscramble the following word to reveal a chemical element: XEGONE?

  10. Which male actor provides the voice of Donkey in the Shrek movies?

  11. Where were the first modern international Summer Olympic Games held in 1896?

  12. By what name is the water cycle commonly known?

  13. Which colour reflects more heat: black or white?

  14. During which month does the Twelfth Night occur?

  15. Which famous novel is based on a character named Heathcliffe who falls for a governess?

  16. How many consonants are there in the English alphabet?

  17. What is a didgerido?

  18. Which comic book character has a dog named Gnasher?

  19. True or False: Men have one less rib than women?

  20. What type of animal is a drake?

  21. Which swimming stroke is considered the slowest of any competitive strokes?

  22. What is 0.75 as a fraction?

  23. How many months of the year have 31 days?

  24. What was the hunchback of Notre Dame's name?

  25. What is the main ingredient used to make guacamole?

  26. In the lyrics of which song does Dolly Parton beg another woman not to take her man?

  27. What type of sport is a mashie associated with?

  28. What is aerophobia a fear of?

  29. What do the letters 'KE' stand for in the following equation: KE = ½ × m × v2?

  30. Which continent does Jamaica belong to?

  31. How is the number 50 written in Roman numerals?

  32. What is the radius of a circle if its diameter measures 11cm?

  33. Which zodiac sign is represented by two fish swimming in opposite directions?

  34. What year did the Second World War begin?

  35. How many chocolate varieties are there in a standard box of Quality Street?

  36. What type of animal only eats meat?

  37. 'You'll go down in history' is the final line of which famous Christmas song?

  38. How many cms are there in half a meter?

  39. Does the sun set in the east or west?

  40. Can you unscramble this word to find the name of a country: NOPDAL?

  41. Including the white ball, how many different coloured balls are used in a game of snooker?

  42. According to the Bible, who was Jesus baptized by?

  43. Which popular cocktail is made from white rum, sugar, lime juice, sparkling water and mint?

  44. Which solar system planet is furthest away from Earth?

  45. What word, beginning with the letter V, makes up the spinal column?

  46. How many numbers are used in a game of sudoku?

  47. Which legendary male artist released a song called 'When Doves Cry'?

  48. What is the missing number from the following sequence: 8, 16, 32, ..., 128, 256, 512?

  49. Out of the seven ancient wonders of the world, which is the only one that still stands today?

  50. Where does the rock band U2 come from?