Pub quiz questions

  1. Who beat Stephen Hendry to win the snooker world championship in 1997?
    Ken Doherty
    Sports(6) Snooker(6) 1990s(6)

  2. What colour ball sits at the top of the triangle of reds at the start of a snooker match?

  3. What became the venue for the World Snooker Championship in 1977?
    Crucible Theatre, Sheffield

  4. What connects White(4), Ebdon, Bond, Williams?
    Defeated by Stephen Hendry in world snooker finals

  5. Which snooker player was nicknamed (among others) the "Romford Robot?"
    Steve Davies.
    Also known as Steve "Interesting" Davis, The Plumstead Potter, The Essex Executioner, etc.

  6. Who won the 1985 World Snooker Championship watched by a record after-midnight audience for any TV channel in Britain?
    Dennis Taylor

  7. Which Welshman, nicknamed Dracula, won the World Snooker Championship six times in the 1970s?
    Ray Reardon

  8. What is the highest possible snooker break in normal play without the advantage of a foul?

  9. What is the name of the arena in Sheffield where the World Professional Snooker Championships are held annually?
    The Cruicible

  10. Who first sponsored the World Snooker Championship in 1976?