Pub quiz questions

  1. In which year was the board game Monopoly Patented?
    1935
    5000 games produced in 1933, patent granted 1935,

  2. Which of the Three Tenors would be first in the telephone directory if they all lived in the same town?
    José Carreras

  3. Simon Thurley is head of which conservation body?
    English Heritage

  4. Which of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World stood at Olympus?
    The Statue of Jupiter/Zeus

  5. Poseidon was the Greek God of the sea, but what did the Romans call him?
    Neptune

  6. With over 26,000 accepted species, what is the largest family of glowering plants?
    Orchids

  7. What is the main aim in the Caber Toss in the highland games?
    To get the end that was held, and flipped, at 12 o'clock with respect to the run-up.

  8. What did Albert Parkhouse invent that is one of the most stolen items from hotels?
    The coathanger

  9. Harry S. Truman was the US president who ordered the dropping of the first atomic bomb. What does the S stand for?
    Nothing. It's just "S"
    It was an attempt by his parents to appease /their/ parents: Anderson *S*hipp Truman and *S*olomon Young

  10. What is the name of the process used for clarifying or improving the taste of beer or wine?
    Fining