Can you Pub Quiz

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You might think you know a thing or two but have you been to a pub quiz recently? Why not take the test and find out how you would get on by answering the 10 most common pub quiz questions in the UK right now?


Question 1 of 10.

In which year did Adam Smith publish ‘The Wealth of Nations’?

1. 1660
2. 1901
3. 1776
4. 1841
Question 2 of 10.

In Eastenders, a 2019 love interest for Jean Slater is played by which well known British actor known for his role in The Young Ones?

Adrian Edmondson
Ben Elton
Cliff Richard
Rik Mayal
Question 3 of 10.

Which political leader was elected President of South Africa in 1994?

Winnie Mandela
Donald Trump
Desmond Tutu
Nelson Mandela
Question 4 of 10.

Which British king abdicated in favour of his brother George VI after falling in love with Wallis Simpson?

1. Edward VIII
2. Henry IV
3. George IV
4. Edward IV
Question 5 of 10.

In 1768, the first edition of which book was published?

1. Madrid Codex
2. Encyclopaedia Britannica
3. The King James Bible
4. The Oxford English Dictionary
Question 6 of 10.

Which cyclist became the first Briton to win the Tour de France race in 2012?

1. Mark Cavendish
2. Chris Froome
3. Roger Hammond
4. Bradley Wiggins
Question 7 of 10.

Which public inquiry held throughout 2011 and 2012 examined the ethics of the British press following the phone hacking scandal?

Operation Yewtree
Leveson Inquiry
Livingstone Enquiry
Morgan-Rees Inquiry
Question 8 of 10.

Which singer known for the songs ‘My Way’ and ‘New York, New York’ died in 1998?

1. Frank Sinatra
2. Cole Porter
3. Sammy Davis Jr
4. Dean Martin
Question 9 of 10.

Which ‘A’ is a soft stone of type gypsum, commonly used for carving and decorative pieces?

1. Alabaster
2. Agate
3. Alye Sand Stone
4. Anglestone
Question 10 of 10.

Which communist politician became premier of Romania in 1965, serving until his execution in 1989?

1. Alexander Dubcek
2. Ion Iliescu
3. Chivu Stoica
4. Nicolae Ceausescu

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