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30 easy questions for your home pub quiz

Want to quiz without having to think too hard?

Who has won the most Oscars? (Getty)

Let’s face it, everyone is quizzing right now – and if you can’t beat them, you may as well log on to your preferred video conferencing system and join them.

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But what happens when you’re required to come up with the questions? Well, you can trawl the internet for hours, or you can just use these questions that we’ve thought up for you. Seriously, it’s that easy.

And, what’s also easy, are these questions. So no one can moan at you and say the quiz was too hard. It’s win, win!

Once you’re done, why not try our TV pub quizfilm pub quiz, or music quiz for size? Plus there’s many, many more pub quizzes available as part of our bumper general knowledge pub quiz.

Questions

  1. Who usually presents the 10pm news on BBC One?
  2. What is the capital of Wales?
  3. What number is a baker’s dozen?
  4. How many times have England won the men’s football World Cup?
  5. What is the currency of Portugal?
  6. A marathon is how many miles?
  7. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences are best known for which annual award ceremony?
  8. Where would you wear brogues?
  9. In what year was the Battle of Hastings?
  10. Which dutch artist famously painted sunflowers?
  11. On what birthday do British citizens first receive a telegram from the Queen?
  12. EastEnders is set in which fictional London borough?
  13. What does “www” stand for in the context of an internet address?
  14. Which of these precious metals is more expensive per ounce, gold or silver?
  15. Which is bigger, A4 paper or A5 paper?
  16. Who plays Del Boy Trotter in Only Fools and Horses?
  17. What is the capital of the USA?
  18. Levi Strauss is best known for manufacturing what kind of clothing?
  19. Name the 1975 Steven Spielberg film about a shark
  20. What does the television channel’s name ITV stand for?
  21. Which English King beheaded two of his wives?
  22. H20 is the chemical formula for what?
  23. Which gas is used to fill balloons?
  24. In which fictional city does Batman reside?
  25. In the traditional rhyme, how many mice were blind?
  26. What is the number 5 in roman numerals?
  27. What colour is the bullseye of a dartboard?
  28. What side of a ship is starboard?
  29. Ian McKellen played what wizard in The Lord of the Rings?
  30. What year did World War One begin?

Answers

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  1. Huw Edwards
  2. Cardiff
  3. 13
  4. Once (in 1966)
  5. Euro
  6. 26 (actually it’s 26.2, but we’ll accept 26)
  7. The Oscars
  8. On your feet, they’re shoes
  9. 1066
  10. Vincent Van Gogh
  11. 100th
  12. Walford
  13. World Wide Web
  14. Gold
  15. A4
  16. David Jason
  17. Washington DC
  18. Jeans (and denim goods)
  19. Jaws
  20. Independent Television
  21. Henry VIII
  22. Water
  23. Helium
  24. Gotham
  25. Three
  26. V
  27. Red
  28. Right
  29. Gandalf
  30. 1914

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