Virtual quizzes are still keeping us entertained week after week, so if it’s your turn to be quiz-master for the virtual family pub quiz again, fear not. We’ve pulled together even more quiz questions, including lots of Irish trivia.

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With Covid-19 social distancing measures in place, people are coming up with innovative ways to socialise remotely, and one of those is to host your very own virtual pub quiz. Here, we’ve compiled even more quiz questions for your game night including lots of Irish trivia. Below you’ll find over 100 brand new questions to keep them guessing, and if that’s not enough check out our post with over 140 quiz questions and conundrums.

If you’re new to all this virtual quiz stuff, see our full guide on how to host a virtual quiz here. Enjoy!

Answers are in bold after each question.

General Knowledge

  1. A couple celebrating their crystal wedding anniversary have been married for how many years? 15
  2. Acrophobia is the fear of what? Heights
  3. What is number 1 on the periodic table of elements? Hydrogen
  4. How many zeros are in 100 Trillion? 14
  5. What is the largest bone in the human body? Femur
  6. In the Simpsons, what is Homer’s middle name? Jay
  7. If I were talking about the epidermis, what part of the body would I be referring to? Skin
  8. Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange was arrested after spending 7 years living in which country’s London embassy? Ecuador
  9. In which country was the fortune cookie invented? (Bonus point for naming the city.) USA, San Francisco
  10. What is the technical term of a lie detector? Polygraph
  11. ‘Namaste’ is a traditional greeting in which Asian language? Hindi (Sanskrit and variations accepted)
  12. Which poet wrote The Divine Comedy? Dante
  13. On which island was Nelson Mandela incarcerated upon? Robben Island
  14. Which name is rapper Christopher Wallace most famously known? Biggie Smalls (Notorious B.I.G)
  15. In what year was the Gameboy originally released in Japan? 1989
  16. Name the first book in the Old Testament? Genesis
  17. Name the busiest airport in the world? Atlanta
  18. What are the four corners of a Monopoly board? Go, Jail, Free Parking , Go to Jail
  19. Which bird is often accused of stealing? Magpie
  20. In the US, how many nickels would you get for a dime? Two

Music

  1. Who sang with Elton John in ‘Don’t let the Sun go Down on Me’? George Michael
  2. What is the better known name of Robyn Fenty? Rihanna
  3. Which band’s lead singer is Paul Hewson and lead guitarist is David Evans? U2
  4. Guy Manuel de Homem Christo and Thomas Bangalter form which famous music duo? Daft Punk
  5. Paul McCartney has always used his middle name. What is his first name? James
  6. “Is this the real life” are the opening lyrics for which famous song? Bohemian Rhapsody
  7. Brian Jones, Jimi Hendrix, Kurt Kobain and Amy Winehouse all died at the same age which was what? 27
  8. Which ‘Sir’ had had Number 1 hits in the 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s? Sir Cliff Richard
  9. Which streets did Bruce Springsteen sing about in 1994? Philadelphia
  10. Which rock star did Elvis Presley’s daughter marry? Michael Jackson

Geography

  1. In what country is Machu Picchu? Peru
  2. What is the oldest active volcano on Earth? Mount Etna
  3. Which is the largest of the Canary Islands? Tenerife
  4. What is the capital of Ecuador? Quito
  5. In which ocean are the Seychelles? Indian
  6. The summit of Mount Everest is on the border of which two countries? Nepal and China (or Tibet is the region)
  7. In which country is Timbuktu? Mali
  8. Sweden, Finland and what other country border Norway? Russia
  9. The smallest sovereign state in the world is the Vatican, what is the second smallest? Monaco  
  10. Which is the highest mountain in the Alps? Hint: There is a famous brand named after it. Mont Blanc  
  11. The ‘Spanish Steps’ are found in which city? Rome
  12. In which country was the battle of Waterloo fought? Belgium
  13. What was Ho Chi Minh City previously known as? Saigon
  14. The ruins of Troy are in which modern day country? Turkey
  15. How many states of the United States of America have a coast with the Pacific? Five – California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Hawaii

TV & Film

  1. Who voiced the Genie in the original Aladdin movie? Robin Williams
  2. The 2019 Oscar-winning movie Parasite was directed and shot in which country? South Korea
  3. Who wrote the Twilight novels? Stephanie Meyer
  4. What anniversary of Shakespeare’s death was in 2016: 200, 400, 600 or 800 years? 400
  5. Who voiced Buzz Lightyear in the original Toy Story? Tim Allen
  6. Leonardo Dicaprio finally won his first Oscar for which 2016 film? The Revenant
  7. What is the name of Tom Hank’s ball in the film Cast Away? Wilson
  8. The Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry is divided into four houses one being Gryffindor – name the other three. Slytherin, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw
  9. Which band produced the album ‘Dark Side of the Moon’? Pink Floyd
  10. The Godfather was directed by Francis Ford Coppola but was based on a novel written by who? Mario Puzo
  11. How many films have Kate Winslet and Leonardo Di Caprio starred in together? (Bonus Point per film named.) Two – Titanic and Revolutionary Road
  12. Mark Wahlberg starred in The Italian Job remake in 2003 but what year was the original film released? 1969
  13. A Star is Born is one of Hollywood’s most remade stories, how many times has it been made? Four
  14. What was the highest grossing box office film of all time? Avengers: Endgame
  15. In Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom what Star Wars Character gets a namecheck? Obi Wan Kenobi (the bar at the start is called Club Obi Wan)

Sports

  1. Which rugby player scored the most amount of points in world cup Rugby? Johnny Wilkinson
  2. Name the two Ukranian brothers who have held boxing world heavy weight titles in the 21st century? Vitaly and Wladimir Klitschko
  3. How many points is a brown ball worth in Snooker? 4
  4. Who became the oldest football manager in premier league history at the age of 71 years and 198 days? Roy Hodgson
  5. The USA won the 2019 Women’s World Cup. Which country hosted the tournament? France
  6. Who won the golden boot at the 2018 Men’s World Cup? Harry Kane
  7. What is the women’s equivalent of the Ryder Cup? Solheim Cup
  8. How many times has the host nation won the football world cup? Six: Uruguay 1930, Italy 1934, England 1966, West Germany 1974, Argentina 1978, France 1998
  9. What number does one begin with when playing darts? 501
  10. The oldest football club in the world is… Sheffield Football Club (1857)
  11. The First Fifa world cup was held in which year? (Bonus point for host nation.) 1930, Uruguay
  12. Name the Dublin player who was sent off twice in a match? Charlie Redmond
  13. Who has won more tennis grand slam titles, Serena Williams or Roger Federer? Serena Williams – she has 23, Federer has 20
  14. Cassius Clay is better known as who? Mohammed Ali
  15. In what sport would competitors use a piece of equipment known as foil? Fencing
Alternative quiz rounds:

Guess the airline logo

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Answers: Airline logos

  1. Japan
  2. Delta
  3. Qantas
  4. Singapore
  5. American Airlines
  6. Lufthansa
  7. Korean Airlines
  8. Turkish

Name the movie inspired by the books

Answers:

1. Blade Runner
2. Babe
3. There Will Be Blood
4. Die Hard
5. Frozen
6. Apocalypse Now
7. Eyes Wide Shut
8. Slumdog Millionaire
9. Mean Girls
10. Dangerous Minds

Name the chocolate bar without their wrappers

Answers:

  1. Mars
  2. Wispa
  3. Galaxy Ripple
  4. Twix
  5. Starbar
  6. Bounty
  7. Turkish Delight
  8. Caramac
  9. Cadbury’s Marble
  10. Smarties

Questions sourced from seasoned quizzers – special thanks to Aisling, Jason, Leah, Sinéad & Liam!