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Seen a great idea in your local pub quiz? Looking for advice on how to run your own one? Use this forum to discuss anything to do with setting and running quizzes.

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#152410 by canine plums
Fri Jul 26, 2013 12:27 pm
I recently ran a quiz which included 2 questions that I didn't think were particularly hard but in both cases all but one team went for the wrong answer falling into my trap.

Augusta is the capital of which US state? MAINE is the answer but they all forgot about Atlanta and put Georgia, and

'The boy stood on the burning deck' is the opening line to a poem about which British naval victory? BATTLE OF THE NILE is correct but they all said Trafalgar

Has anyone else had similar experiences as I would love to do a Hefalump trap round.

#152411 by tonto
Fri Jul 26, 2013 12:49 pm
Who was assassinated on 24th November 1963 in Dallas Texas?
Lee Harvey Oswald.

Who had U.K chart successes in 1970, 1982, 1986 & 1990 & with a different line up each time? The England football team

If I think of any more I`ll post.

#152412 by wildrover
Fri Jul 26, 2013 2:40 pm
I still love the old chestnut, "Who is the only man to captain England while playing in the fourth tier of English football? Ian Botham. Another one I like is "If the bricks in a brick wall are 10cm high and 25cm long, how many does it take to complete a brick wall measuring 2 metres x 1 metre? The answer is one, before that it's incomplete.

#152413 by JUS
Fri Jul 26, 2013 3:06 pm
What two things did Nelson lose at the Battle of Santa Cruz de Tenerife?
His right arm and the battle.

#152415 by tonto
Fri Jul 26, 2013 5:59 pm
Which Yorkshire captain was the first to tour Australia, but never played a test?
Capt James Cook.

#152416 by Tallscot
Fri Jul 26, 2013 7:28 pm
At which world famous event did a champion boxer shite himself while getting into the ring?


Crufts.

#152417 by JUS
Fri Jul 26, 2013 8:10 pm
:o :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

#152420 by tonto
Sat Jul 27, 2013 10:44 am
The last Britiish P.M not to have had a wife? Maggie

#152426 by Tallscot
Sat Jul 27, 2013 1:21 pm
Name a rock group with 4 members, all of whom are now dead with one assassinated.



Mount Rushmore.

#152427 by tonto
Sat Jul 27, 2013 2:09 pm
Which Beatles album cover features 5 Beatles?

Abbey Rd (VW Beetle in foreground)

#152428 by tonto
Sat Jul 27, 2013 4:39 pm
What colour is Dr Spocks blood? Red (Mr Spocks being green)


Name a big band leader with three O`s in his name? Robin Hood

#152564 by Buzzie
Mon Aug 05, 2013 12:07 pm
I did a whole round on trick / trap questions once, nearly got lynched!

A variation on Tonto's JFK question is "In November 1963, who's death is generally regarded as the first to be seen live on television"?

Dying in 2004 aged 102, who is the longest lived member of the British Royal Family? Princess Alice (Duchess of Gloucester)

Which 2 stadia in the UK have fully retractable roofs? The Millennium Stadium, Cardiff and Wimbledon Centre Court (Wembley's roof does not retract fully - only the pitch is uncovered)