30 general knowledge questions for a virtual pub quiz

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As another weekend in lockdown approaches and even a bank holiday to enjoy you might be thinking about hosting a virtual quiz with friends online.

To save you creating one yourself we’ve got 30 general knowledge pub quiz questions to put you to the test.

With questions on everything from TV adverts to politics, this ready made quiz by CambridgeshireLive will get you scratching your head, but remember – no cheating.

So pour yourself a drink, log onto Zoom or House Party and see who can get the highest score out of 30.

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Virtual pub quiz questions

1. What is the world's largest land mammal?

2.‘The Godfather’ was released in 1972; who played the title role?

3. Who was Prime Minister when Britain joined the European Union?

4. Zn is the symbol of which chemical element?

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5. The traditional Claret Jug is the trophy awarded to the winner of which annual sporting event?

6. What is the art of stuffing animals for preservation?

7. What does a Geiger Counter measure?

8.Which two main ingredients make up Banoffee Pie?

9. The UK sitcom 'Gavin & Stacey' was written by Ruth Jones and which other comedian?

10.The Boat Race takes place between crews from which two UK universities?

11.'Moonshine' was a slang term for which type of beverage?

12. 'Ahh Bisto' is a phrase best associated with which type of British food sauce?

13. 'Heart of Darkness' is an 1899 novel by which British author?

14. In the Stars Wars film franchise, which character famously declares 'I am your father'?

15. True or false; the setting for the ITV drama Midsomer Murders is a fictional English county called Midsomer?

16. Eric Carle wrote a series of children's books about A Very Hungry … what?

17. What type of clothing is a Glengarry?

18. In the phonetic alphabet what word is used to denote the letter K?

19. Which potter famous for his 'jasperware' opened his first pottery business in Burslem in 1759

20. The wood of a cricket bat is traditionally made from which type of tree?

21. The Denier scale is used to denote the density of what?

22. What is the most consumed manufactured drink in the world?

23. What would you commonly use Ethylene Glycol in a car for?

24. Which folk singer known for the song 'Mercedes Benz' died of a heroin overdose in 1970 aged just 27?

25. Francis Crick and James Watson made which medical discovery in 1953?

26. In the bible, who lead the Israelites out of Egypt and across the Red Sea?

27. Woman's Hour is a long running programme on which BBC radio station?

28. Jack Dorsey founded which social network in March 2006?

29. Which celebrity chef wrote an autobiography called ‘Devil in the Kitchen’?

30. Amarelle, May Duke and Morello are all types of which fruit?

Answers

1. Elephant

2. Marlon Brando

3.Ted Heath

4. Zinc

5. (British) Open (Golf) Championship

6.Taxidermy

7.Radiation

8. Banana & Toffee

9. James Corden

10. Oxford and Cambridge

11.Alcohol

12. Gravy

13. Jospeh Conrad

14. Darth Vader

15. True

16. Caterpillar

17. Hat or bonnet

18. Kilo

19. Josiah Wedgewood

20. Willow

21. Tights or stockings

22. Tea

23. Anti-freeze

24. Janis Joplin

25. Structure of DNA

26. Moses

27. BBC Radio 4

28. Twitter

29. Marco Pierre White

30. Cherry

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