Pub quiz questions

  1. In scrabble, how many additional points are awarded if all 7 letters are played in one turn?
    50

  2. What unit is used to measure the height of a horse?
    Hand
    1 hand = 4 inches

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

  4. Which fruit is a cross between a peach and a plum?
    Nectarine

  5. In which sport would you find a "buttonhook," the "flare" and the "fly?"
    American Football

  6. In which decade did the population of the World reach 4 billion?
    1970s

  7. What is the name of the longest tunnel in Europe?
    Gotthard Base Tunnel/GBT (as of 2011, actually the longest in the world.)
    Rail tunnel beneath the Swiss Alps, eastern completed 15 October 2010, western completed 23 March 2011.

  8. The Muses were Goddesses of Poetry. How many muses were there?
    Nine

  9. In the classic version of Trivial Pursuit, what colour represents science and nature?
    Green

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