So you think you have quiz skills? Well, let’s put that to the test.

The BirminghamLive team have come up with 50 challenging pub quiz questions. You can test your friends and family or just have some fun with them.

They will test your knowledge on everything from geography to royalty, politics to plays. You’ll find all the answers by scrolling down.

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Questions

  1. What is the capital of Canada?

  2. What century was William Shakespeare born?

  3. In what US State is Aspen?
  4. David Brent is the boss in the UK version of The Office – what about the US version?
  5. What was the old name for a Snickers bar before it changed in 1990?
  6. Who is the Deputy Prime Minister?

  7. Which football club plays its home games at St Mary’s?

  8. What is the largest planet in our solar system?
  9. Which county is Ed Sheeran’s vast UK mansion in?
  10. What number is randomly on a Heinz tomato ketchup bottle?
  11. In the fairy tale, what is the name of Hansel’s sister?
  12. What is Chester A. Arthur famous for?
  13. Who is the voice of Shrek?
  14. Billy McFarland and rapper Ja Rule were behind which problematic “luxury” music festival?
  15. Which ‘L’ is a British sports brand best associated with boxing kit?
  16. Which Peruvian city represents the letter ‘L’ in the NATO phonetic alphabet?
  17. Which is the only venomous snake native to the UK?
  18. Which card game would you aim to get the number 21?
  19. Who played the role of Polly Shelby in Peaky Blinders?
  20. What is the second largest ocean in the world?
  21. Which is Shakespeare’s longest play?
  22. What is the UK’s smallest county?
  23. Adam Levine is the singer for which popular US band?
  24. To the nearest one, how many miles are in 10km?
  25. Which country has the longest coastline?
  26. What city is the Taj Mahal in?
  27. Which football team does Prince William support?
  28. What is the periodic symbol for gold?
  29. What year did the Titanic sink?
  30. What is the name of the actor who played Muhammad Ali in the movie Ali?
  31. Who is the oldest person to get to number one in the UK singles chart?
  32. Which river flows through Glasgow?
  33. Who wrote The Cat In The Hat ?
  34. What is the most expensive spice?
  35. Who presents BBC show Pointless?
  36. What colours go together to make purple?
  37. In which city was Boris Johnson born?
  38. What film is this famous line from? “Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn.”
  39. How many litres does a jeroboam bottle of champagne have?
  40. What colour is the bottom stripe on the US flag?
  41. What insect is the symbol of Manchester?
  42. Tom Cruise plays Ethan Hunt in which movies?
  43. Duroc, Berkshire and Mangalica are breeds of which type of animal?
  44. Who is the current foreign secretary of the UK government?
  45. What is the surname of the character who owns Roy’s Rolls in Coronation Street?
  46. The BFI acts to preserves filmmaking and television in the United Kingdom. What does BFI stand for?
  47. What is the currency in Malaysia?
  48. Which Irish comedian and actor starred opposite Richard Ayoade in The IT Crowd?
  49. In Dutch folklore they are known as Kabouters, but what are they known as in Ireland?
  50. Fans of which US singer-songwriter call themselves the ‘Fanilows’?

Answers

  1. Ottawa
  2. The 16th
  3. Colorado
  4. Michael Scott
  5. Marathon
  6. Dominic Raab
  7. Southampton
  8. Jupiter
  9. Suffolk
  10. 57
  11. Gretel
  12. He was a US president
  13. Mike Myers
  14. Fyre Festival
  15. Lonsdale
  16. Lima
  17. Adder
  18. Blackjack
  19. Helen McCrory
  20. The Atlantic
  21. Hamlet
  22. Rutland
  23. Maroon Five
  24. Six
  25. Canada
  26. Agra
  27. Aston Villa
  28. Au
  29. 1912
  30. Will Smith
  31. Captain Tom Moore
  32. River Clyde
  33. Dr Seuss
  34. Saffron
  35. Alexander Armstrong
  36. Red and blue
  37. New York
  38. Gone With the Wind
  39. Three
  40. Red
  41. A bee
  42. Mission: Impossible
  43. Pig
  44. Dominic Raab
  45. Cropper
  46. British Film Institute
  47. The ringgit
  48. Chris O’Dowd
  49. Leprechauns
  50. Barry Manilow

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