Pub quiz questions

  1. What is the abbreviation FTSE said to stand for?
    Financial Times Stock Exchange
    Although FTSE is jointly owned by the Financial Times and the London Stock Exchange, the initials are no longer an acronym nor an initialism.

  2. What does the abbreviation JP stand for in relation to the courts?
    Justice of the Peace

  3. What does the abbreviation AD stand for?
    Anno Domini (In the Year of Our Lord)

  4. What does MS stand for on an Ordnance Survey map?
    Milestone

  5. Which motoring organisation is represented by the initals AA?
    Automobile Association

  6. What does LTA stand for when describing balloons and airships?
    Lighter than air

  7. What was often referred to in polite company as TP before Trivial Pursuit was introduced?
    Toilet Paper

  8. What does the FA of FA Cup stand for?
    Football Association

  9. What do the letters stand for in the superbug MRSA?
    Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus

  10. What does CD-ROM stand for?
    Compact Disk - Read Only Memory