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The Big York Pub Quiz - May 2020

Sunday 17 May 2020 / 7pm (BST) / Free participation, donations to help York students encouraged

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11 months ago

And here’s a really quick round up of the questions for Round 5...

  1. Which country in Africa borders the most other countries (with 9 Neighbours!)?
  2. Which island and British Territory, 1200 miles off the coast of Africa, did the British spend £250 million constructing a runway that didn't work?
  3. Which country is Ouagadougu the capital city of?
  4. Which US state has the highest population?
  5. In which city was John F Kennedy assassinated?
  6. Brisbane is the capital of which Australian state?
  7. Released in 1986, What is the highest grossing Australian film of all time?
  8. Which came first? The Battle of Hastings, The Battle of Waterloo or The Battle of Agincourt
  9. Which European country has the oldest state flag still in use?
  10. E40 - the longest european "E-Road" (or motorway) is 5,369 miles long. It starts in Calais, France and heads east through Belgium and Germany. Which country does it finish in?

And that’s your Big York Pub Quiz!

Make sure you’ve submitted your scores for this round HERE, grab a celebratory drink and come back to hear who’s won May’s Big York Pub Quiz!

11 months ago

This is a music round and we’re really bad singers, so if you missed any questions, or if you want to hear them again, please rewind the feed!

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11 months ago

Round 3 questions are below! If you’re enjoying tonight’s quiz, let us know! You can use #BigYorkPubQuiz or tag us on all social media platforms @UoYAlumni.

  1. What is the name of Canada's hunky prime minister?
  2. Which of the Channel Islands is more northerly, Guernsey or Jersey?
  3. Now we all know it as New York, but what was the original name given to the Big Apple when it was a Dutch colony?
  4. Which of the following has not been a contestant on RuPaul’s Drag Race - Jackie Cox, Madame LaQueer, Bob the Drag Queen or Bella La End?
  5. In the animated series Jackie Chan Adventures, what is the name of Jackie's niece who he looks after?
  6. Brass is usually an alloy of Copper and which other element?
  7. According to Spotify, who was the most streamed artist of 2019?
  8. Madras is the former name of which Indian city?
  9. Richard Kiel played which James Bond bad guy?
  10. What is the name of the lamp mascot of Pixar?

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11 months ago

End of Round 2

...and if you needed a repeat of any of those statements for Round 2, our True or False round, here they are!

  1. There's currently a car in space...
  2. According to Spotify, "How Far I'll Go" from the Moana soundtrack is the most streamed Disney song
  3. All UK coins that are legal tender have a picture of the Queen on the 'front' of the coin
  4. The same number of US presidents have died of natural causes in office as have been assassinated
  5. The athlete with the highest annual earnings EVER is a football player
  6. Dachshunds were originally bred to fight badgers
  7. Dido Floral Raincloud de Bournville O'Malley Armstrong is the full name of Dido
  8. Of the top 10 grossing films of 2019, 7 of them were Disney films
  9. The most expensive glove ever sold at auction was owned by Marilyn Monroe
  10. The largest living cat in the world, is a purebred lion 

Tot up your scores and to have your total shown on the leaderboard, make sure your team captain submits your answers here!

If you’re enjoying tonight’s quiz, let us know! You can use #BigYorkPubQuiz or tag us on all social media platforms @UoYAlumni.

11 months ago

Here are your questions for Round 1!

  1. Which Ukranian Premier League football club shares its name with a magician from Bradford?
  2. Gary Lineker famously had an accident in his shorts during the 1990 World Cup. Which team were England playing against at the time?
  3. The Stadium of Light is home to which English Football Team?
  4. Wimbledon is cancelled this year. But who won the Ladies Singles in 2019?
  5. Hurling is the national sport of which country?
  6. If, in golf, a bogey is one over par, what is two UNDER par?
  7. In Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, which country wins the Quidditch World Cup?
  8. England won the World Cup in 1966, beating West Germany 4-2. Geoff Hurst scored a hattrick. Who scored the other English goal?
  9. Rugby Union's Six Nations Tournament has (in different forms) been played for over 130 years. Who has won it won it the most times?
  10. Which famous Baseball player was nicknamed the Yankee Clipper?

Make sure your team captain (the member who registered you all) submits your scores using this form. Please grab a drink, sit back and get yourselves ready for Round 2!

11 months ago

Here are your questions for Round 1!

  1. Which Ukranian Premier League football club shares its name with a magician from Bradford?
  2. Gary Lineker famously had an accident in his shorts during the 1990 World Cup. Which team were England playing against at the time?
  3. The Stadium of Light is home to which English Football Team?
  4. Wimbledon is cancelled this year. But who won the Ladies Singles in 2019?
  5. Hurling is the national sport of which country?
  6. If, in golf, a bogey is one over par, what is two UNDER par?
  7. In Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, which country wins the Quidditch World Cup?
  8. England won the World Cup in 1966, beating West Germany 4-2. Geoff Hurst scored a hattrick. Who scored the other English goal?
  9. Rugby Union's Six Nations Tournament has (in different forms) been played for over 130 years. Who has won it won it the most times?
  10. Which famous Baseball player was nicknamed the Yankee Clipper?

Make sure your team captain (the member who registered you all) submits your scores using this form. Please grab a drink, sit back and get yourselves ready for Round 2!