The Ultimate Hard Pub Quiz

This hard pub quiz has questions and answers on General knowledge, Food & Drink, TV & film, Sports, Celebrities, and more. This quiz is perfect for those with a high IQ as we have made it super hard!

You’ll find 50 questions divided into 4 rounds, so gather your drinking buddies for some fun, free quizzing.

Round 1 – Countries & Politics

1 – Which country is the world’s largest island nation?

2 – Who was the first female prime minister of India?

3 – In which country would you find a city called Sialkot?

4 – Who became president of Ukraine in 2019?

5 – In which country would you find Port Harcourt Zoo?

6 – Which country is home to the world’s largest pyramid?

7 – Who was the first ever British Prime minister?

8 – Which country has the most active volcanoes?

9 – What is the capital city of Bhutan?

10 – Who became president of Cuba in 2019?

Round 2 TV & Film

1 – Which actor starred as Sam Beckett in the 90s TV show Quantum Leap?

2 – What was the first film in the Marvel cinematic universe?

3 – Who won ‘most popular soap’ in the 1st ever National Television Awards?

4 – What was the first commercially produced film in natural colour?

5 – Who directed the film ‘The Shawshank Redemption’?

6 – What was the first ever film to win an Oscar?

7 – Which actress played Moaning Myrtle in two Harry Potter films?

8 – In which TV series would you hear the greeting “Blessed Be the Fruit”?

9 – Who was the first African American actress to win an Oscar?

10 – Who won ‘Most Popular Comedy Performer’ in the 1st ever National Television Awards?

Round 3 – Discoveries & Inventions

1 – Who filed for a patent on the telephone the same day as Alexander Graham Bell?

2 – Who invented dynamite?

3 – The inventors of which cereal ran a medical facility called the Battle Creek Sanitarium?

4 – Who is recognised as being the first person to reach the South Pole?

5 – Who was the first woman to serve on the Supreme Court?

6 – Who invented the Christmas cracker?

7 – Gwendolyn Brooks was the first woman to win a Pulitzer Prize in what?

8 – Who discovered penicillin?

9 – Who invented the concept of school?

10 – Who discovered Halley’s comet?

Round 4 – Human Body & Medicine

1 – The body’s highest blood flow is in which organ?

2 – What is the body’s strongest muscle called?

3 – What substance is hair made from?

4 – What is the body’s weakest muscle called?

5 – What is the hallux?

6 – What is the name for the groove between the bottom of your nose and your upper lip?

7 – What is Gynaecomastia commonly known as?

8 – Which part of the brain is for creativity?

9 – Name the largest vestigial organ?

10 – What can be eccrine or apocrine?

Round 5 – Culture, Traditions & Celebrations

1 – Which country was the first to legalize gay marriage?

2 – In which country can you not use red ink to write a person’s name?

3 – What are the two official languages of Kenya?

4 – Which Hindu festival observes the victory of Lord Murugan over an evil spirit?

5 – What is the Kanamara Matsuri in Japan better known as?

6 – Khmer is the official language of which country?

7 – Diwali honours the Hindu goddess of wealth, who is she?

8 – A menorah is lit each night of which holiday?

9 – In which province of Thailand is the Monkey Buffet celebrated?

10 – Dzongkha is the official language of which country?




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Claire Roach is a professional quizzer, gamer and developer who turned her passion for knowledge into a hub for FREE quizzes!

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