Pub quiz questions

  1. Peridot is the birthstone for which month?
    August
    From the standardised list from 1912

  2. What caused a 24-hour delay in the marriage of Prince Charles to Camilla Parker Bowles?
    Pope John Paul II's funeral
    Finally happened on 9 April 2005

  3. In which religion is Vishnu worshipped as the God of creation?
    Hinduism

  4. Ash Wednesday is the first day of which period of fasting?
    Lent

  5. What is St George said to have killed with a lance called Ascalon?
    A dragon

  6. What singing, dancing scientologist played Vincent Vega in Pulp Fiction?
    John Travolta
    1994

  7. What is the birthstone for March?
    Aquamarine (or bloodstone)
    From the standardised list from 1912

  8. Which of the accepted nine planets at the start of the 21st century was named after a Greek god?
    Uranus

  9. What are the (2) provinces of the Church of England?
    Canterbury and York

  10. What have Adam's bellybutton in the "Hand of God" in the Sistine chapel, and Dr Rowan William the Arch Bishop of Caterbury's left ear have in common?
    They're both purely decorative
    QI(5) Religion(6) Art(6)
    1x01: Adam shouldn't have a belly button since he was created, not born, and William's has been deaf in the left ear since the age of two.