Pub quiz questions

  1. Why does the actor Edward Woodward have four "d's" in his name?
    Because if he didn't he'd be Ewar WooWoo.
    QI(1)
    1x01

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

  3. If you heard the sound of fuffing, what would you expect to be soon savaged by?
    Either a tiger or a weasel
    Nature(8) QI(5) Biology(8)
    1x02

  4. A chameleon changes colour to match what?
    Mood/temperature/emotion
    QI(3) GI(3) Nature(4) Biology(4)
    1x04. Klaxon answer: Environment/background.

  5. Identify the following animal: "They puff out their hair like a cat, raise one front foot and then hop menacingly from side to side, roaring with all the fury of a clogged drain."
    Anteater
    QI(5) Biology(9) Nature(9)
    1x01. Part of the elaborate play sequences of young giant anteaters, which is known as "bluff charging".

  6. What is the name of the capital city of Thailand?
    Krung Thep
    QI(4) GI(4) Geography(6)
    1x02. Klaxon answer: Bangkok

  7. Which actor said "Love is the delightful interval between meeting a beautiful girl and discovering that she looks like a haddock."
    John Barrymore
    1x01

  8. When was Anton Bruckner born and when did he die?
    1824-1896
    QI(9) Music(9)
    1x01

  9. John Gielgud, on first hearing who's name said, "It's an interesting name: it sounds like a fart in the bath."
    Edward Woodward
    1x01

  10. What did Atlas carry on his shoulders?
    The sky/heavens
    Mythology(3) QI(3) GI(3)
    1x03. Klaxon answer: the earth.