Pub quiz questions

  1. What name is given to rain with a particularly low pH?
    Acid Rain

  2. What did John Boyd Dunlop invent to give cyclists a less bumpy ride?
    _Pneumatic_ tyres

  3. What provides more than 50% of the Earth's oxygen?
    Algae
    Nature(6) Science(6) QI(4) GI(4)
    1x03. Klaxon answer: Trees

  4. Who were the first people to separate copper from its ore?
    The Egyptians

  5. Which tree measurement do foresters usually make at 1.3m above ground level?
    Girth

  6. Which is the seventh planet from the sun?
    Uranus
    Science(4) Space(4)

  7. What did James Murray Spangler add to the vacuum cleaner to loosen dust before it was sucked up?
    Rotating brushes

  8. What form of communication doubled in the UK between March 2002 and March 2003?
    Texting/SMS

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

  10. What colour does acid turn Litmus paper?
    Red