Pub quiz questions

  1. What is the name given to 3 consecutive strikes in Ten-pin bowling?
    A turkey

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

  3. Name the elements in the first group (column) of the periodic table; the alkali metals.
    Hydrogen, Lithium, Sodium, Potassium, Rubidium, C├Žsium, Francium

  4. In the classic version of Trivial Pursuit, what subject is represented by the blue wedges?
    Geography

  5. 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

  6. What event was first held in 1897 and is now held annually on Patriot's Day in the USA?
    The Boston Marathon

  7. What had 1,919 people reached the top of by the end of 2003?
    Mount Everest

  8. Which part of a man's anatomy remains the same size from birth?
    Eyes
    Same as women of course

  9. What is the correct name given to a Pirate's flag with a scull and crossbones on it?
    Jolly Roger

  10. What are the additive primary colours (as opposed to the subtractive primaries)?
    Red, blue, green
    Green is a subtractive secondary, yellow is an additive secondary