Pub quiz questions

  1. How many pounds are there in a long hundredweight?
    112

  2. Which member of the royal family's name was given to the hovercraft which broke the cross-channel commercial car-carrying record in 1995?
    Princess Anne's

  3. What name is given to a ribbon of cloth or plastic with linear markings, often in both imperial and metric units, used for checking length?
    Tape measure

  4. What colour does acid turn Litmus paper?
    Red

  5. What shape is the piston in an Wankel engine?
    Triangular

  6. What item of car safety equipment is abbreviated to ABS?
    Anti-lock Breaking System

  7. What name is given to the positive electrode of an electrolytic cell?
    Anode

  8. What is the main ingredient of air?
    nitrogen
    QI(3) Science(3) GI(3)
    1x04. Klaxon answers: Oxygen, carbon dioxide

  9. Which hypothetical substance did alchemists seek for its ability to turn base metals into gold?
    Philosopher's stone
    "Sorcerer's Stone" (from the US version of the Harry Potter books) should not be accepted.

  10. What tool's variations include mill, geared head and radial arm?
    Drills