Pub quiz questions

  1. In the classic version of Trivial Pursuit, what subject is represented by the orange wedges?
    Sports and leisure

  2. Which Greek philosopher died by drinking hemlock?
    Socrates

  3. What do the initials BFG stand for in Roald Dahl's famous novel?
    Big Friendly Giant

  4. In which fictional town did "the Flintstones" live?
    Bedrock

  5. The practice of which popular art form was banned in New York for the majority of the 60s?
    Tattooing
    The City Health Department found what it said were a series of blood-borne hepatitis cases coming from tattoo parlours in 1961.

  6. In which of Shakespeare's plays does Antonio owe Shylock a pound of flesh?
    The Merchant of Venice

  7. Sir Charles Barry (23 May 1795 – 12 May 1860) designed which iconic British building?
    Palace of Westminster (also known as the Houses of Parliament)

  8. Which American President's portrait appeas on a one dollar bill?
    George Washington

  9. In the classic version of Trivial Pursuit, what subject is represented by the yellow wedges?
    History

  10. What is the main ingredient in a Molotov Cocktail?
    Petrol (or any other flammable liquid; methanol, turpentine, E85 etc.)