Here are common bar trivia questions and answers you can ask someone from diverse areas of study and interests, a good way to have fun while widening your scope of knowledge, it also has the answer to each at the end of every question.
List of 100+ Bar Questions and Answers (Pub Quiz)
1. Which US state is named on the label of a Jack Daniels bottle? Tennessee
2. A phlebotomist extracts what from the human body? Blood
3. In which year did Henry VIII become King of England? 1509
4. The 1999 film Tea with Mussolini is based on whose autobiography? Franco Zeffirelli
5. In which movie did Humphrey Bogart play Charlie Allnut? African Queen.
6. Which singer’s real name is Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta?Lady Gaga.
7. How many players are there in a baseball team? Nine.
8. The song Luck be a Lady features in which musical? Guys and Dolls
9. Kodiak Island is in which US state? Alaska
10. In the human body what is the hallux? Big toe
11. Port Said is in which North African country? Egypt
12. In which year were premium bonds first issued in Britain? 1956
13. What is the female equivalent of polygyny? Polyandry (a woman with more than one husband – Polygamy refers to male or female)
14. Who was president of Vietnam from 1945-54? Ho Chi Min
15. In which county of the UK is Bramber Castle? West Sussex
16. What type of animal was inside Sputnik 2 when launched into orbit in 1957? Dog (called Laika – no, sadly she never made it back..)
17. Who was the eldest of the Marx Brothers? Chico (real name Leonard Marx)
18. Which vitamin is also known as pantothenic acid? B5
19. A couple celebrating their crystal wedding anniversary have been married for how many years? 15 (fifteen)
20. Which country is known as the Pearl of Africa? Uganda (supposedly coined by Winston Churchill..)
21. The beaver is the national emblem of which country? Canada.
22. What kind of person shall not be honored on a US postal stamp, according to the US postal service and the Citizen’s Stamp Advisory Commitee?A living person.
23. What is the name of Batman’s butler? Alfred.
24. The Pyrenees mountain range separates which two European countries?France and Spain.
25. Which movie features the song Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead?The Wizard of Oz.
26. In Fahrenheit, at what temperature does water freeze? 32 degrees Fahrenheit.
27. Which is largest: a megabyte, a kilobyte, or a gigabyte?gigabyte
28. Which instrument did Louis Armstrong play?trumpet
29. Which Irish-American playwright wrote Moon for the Misbegotten, Long Day’s Journey Into Night and The Iceman Cometh ?Eugene O’Neil
30. What is Triskadekaphobia?Fear of the number 13
31. What is Chandler’s last name in the sitcom Friends? Bing.
32. Which is the highest waterfall in the world? Angel Falls, Venezuela.
33. The Statue of Liberty was given to the US by which country? France.
34. In the city of Manchester (England) the Irk and Medlock join which river? Irwell
35. What type of animal is a Kolinsky? Weasel
36. Who wrote the book Catch-22? Joseph Heller
37. Who was the leader of the wolves in The Jungle Book? Akala.
38. How many letters are there in the German alphabet? Thirty.
39. How many feet are there in a fathom? Six
40. Granadilla is another name for which fruit? Passion-fruit
41. Nariyal is the Indian term for which nut? Coconut
42. Which mythological figure flew so close to the sun that the wax on his wings began to melt?Icarus
43. What is the capitol of the Netherlands?The Hague
44. Name the ghost who appears at a banquet in Shakespeare’s Macbeth?Banquo
45. What is the green pigment in plants called?chlorophyll
46. Which author wrote The Silence of the Lambs? Thomas Harris.
47. The average human body contains how many pints of blood? Nine.
48. Which US state is nearest to the old Soviet Union?Alaska.
49. In which city is Jim Morrison buried? Paris.
50. Which of the planets is closest to the sun?Mercury.
51. According to Greek mythology who was the first woman on earth? Pandora.
52. How is the groundnut better known? The peanut.
53. Which country was formerly known as Abyssinia? Ethiopia.
54. In the sport of Judo, what color belt follows an orange belt? Green.
55. Hg is the chemical symbol of which element? Mercury.
56. Name the Yellow Telly Tubby.La La
57. What is ‘Tiger’ Woods’s first name?Eldrick
58. What are Alpha Centauri and Sirius?stars
59. What type of creature is a dugite? Snake
60. What are the first names of English novelist G K Chesterton? Gilbert Keith (1874-1936)
61. In computing what does DMA normally stand for? Direct Memory Access
62. Who painted The Water Lily Pool? Claude Monet
63. Which US city is known as the City of Brotherly Love? Philadelphia.
64. What is the chemical symbol for iron? Fe.
65. In which 1979 film was the spaceship called Nostromo? Alien.
66. Which has the highest mountain: Earth or Mars?Mars
67. What are the small indentations on a golf ball called?dimples
68. Which city has the largest population?Tokyo
69. Which country claims the world’s tallest building?Malaysia, the twin Petronas Towers at 1,483 feet.
70. With which device are earthquakes recorded?seismograph
71. Who was once known as the King of Soul, and now as the Godfather of Soul?James Brown
72. Which actress starred in High Society ?Grace Kelly
73. Who designed the Beatles Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band album cover? Peter Blake
74. Madame de Pompadour was the mistress of which French King? Louis XV (fifteenth)
75. What is the name of Moe’s pet cat in the cartoon show The Simpsons? Mr Snookums
76. Which TV character said, “Live long and prosper”? Mr Spock from Star Trek.
77. In which war was Operation Desert Storm?Gulf War
78. Which 60s rock group recorded “Lighter Shade of Pale”?Procol Harum
79. Clean, Jerk, and Snatch are terms used in which activity?weight lifting
80. In 1960, which country became the first in the world to have a female Prime Minister? Sri Lanka.
81. What is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in men? Prostate cancer.
82. In which European city would you find Orly airport? Paris.
83. Who was US president during World War I? Woodrow Wilson.
84. Which country is bordered by both the Atlantic and Indian Oceans?Republic of South Africa
85. Which insect accurately indicates the air temperature?cricket
More Pub and Bar Trivia Questions and Answers
86. In which business is the richest man in the world?computer software, programs, Windows, –but not computers
87. How many men have walked on the moon: 4, 8, or 12?12
88. In which country would one find 8 of the world’s 10 highest moiuntains?Nepal
89. Which is the world’s second-largest country in land area? Canada
90. What is the most common blood type in humans?Type O The first television set was sold in which year: 1928, 1938, 1948? 1928
91. The name of which area in the Pacific means “many islands”? Polynesia
92. What is the only word in English ending in the letters ‘mt’?dreamt
93. There are only four words in the English language which end in “dous”. Two are tremendous and stupendous. Name the other two.horrendous or hazardous
94. Which soup has calf’s head as its main ingredient?Mock Turtle Soup
95. When there are two full moons in the same month, what is the second called?Blue Moon
96. Which word does the ‘e’ in ‘e-mail’ stand for?electronic
97. Who wrote “Waiting for Godot”?Samuel Beckett
98. What is the name given to the process of signaling with two flags? Semaphore
99. What is the currency of Switzerland?Swiss Franc
100. What is the business term for assets which can be immediately turned into cash?liquid assets
101. Which country beginning with a ‘T’ has a shoreline on the Andaman Sea?Thailand
102. Which is the largest planet in the solar system?Jupite
103. In which country is the world’s largest McDonalds Restaurant?China
104. Which US state capital ends in ‘x’?Phoenix
105. In Greek mythology, how many graces are there?Three.
106. What names were given to the three tunnels in the movie The Great Escape?Tom, Dick and Harry.
107. Which US state’s largest city is Baltimore? Maryland.
108. Which US store chain is named after the first mate in Moby Dick?Starbuck’s
109. True or False? Only one word in English rhymes with ‘silver’.False–none do.
110. Which Beatle’s first girlfriend was Thelma Pickles?John Lennon
111. On which street do Bert and Ernie live?Sesame St.
112. One tablespoon = how many teaspoons?3
113. Name the stock-market trader who sent Barings Bank into bankruptcy.Nick Leeson
114. What does a numismatist do?collects coins
115. What does a philatelist do?collects stamps
116. After which actor was Mickey Mouse named?Mickey Rooney
117. Where was the strongest Earthquake in 1999?Taiwan
118. To the nearest mile, what is the length of the marathon?26 miles
119. In terms of the amount of alcohol you get, which is the most expensive: whiskey, beer, or wine?beer