Pub quiz questions

  1. What are names of the parts of speech?
    Verb, noun, pronoun, adjective, adverb, preposition, conjunction and interjection.

  2. List the Australian States and Territories with populations greater than 100,000 people.
    Western Australia, Northern Territory, South Australia, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania and Australian Capital Territory
    Basically the whole of mainland Australia + Tasmania

  3. List the names of the (original) Christmas Reindeer.
    Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner (or Donder or Dunder,) Blitzen (or Bliksem or Blixem)
    Rudolf was not one of them.

  4. List the leaders (presidents) of the USSR
    Vladimir Lenin, Joseph Stalin, Georgy Malenkov, Nikita Khrushchev, Leonid Brezhnev, Yuri Andropov, Konstantin Chernenko and Mikhail Gorbachev
    The USSR was dissolved the day after Gorbachev's resignation.

  5. Name the original 1970's Wombles Characters?
    (8)Tomsk, Orinoco, Great Uncle Bulgaria, Wellington, Bungo, Madame Cholet, Tobermory and Miss Adelaide
    Some quizzes miss out Miss Adelaide

  6. What are the names of the major islands of Hawaii?
    Hawaiʻi, Maui, Kahoʻolawe, Lānaʻi, Molokaʻi, Oʻahu, Kauaʻi and Niʻihau

  7. Name the (eight) siblings of the Wolframm family that made up the 80s band The Jets
    Eugene, Elizabeth, Haini, Moana, Eddie, Rudy, Kathi, LeRoy

  8. List the Brady Bunch family members
    Carol, Mike, Greg, Marcia, Peter, Jan, Bobby, Cindy
    Alice Nelson, shown in center in the title sequence, was the housekeeper.