Questions for Quizmasters
A collection of questions for pub quizzes
1576 questions in 10 categories with answers
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Madrid Pub Quiz by Luis de Avendaño is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
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This is not a game, there's no scoring, and questions are provided as a service only.
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'Which word, commonly used in English and other languages, is the Tamil word for 'sauce'?'
Random quote on Marriage
It is easier to be a lover than a husband for the simple reason that it is more difficult to be witty every day than to say pretty things from time to time.
Honoré de Balzac (1799-1850)
Fame at last
10th January 2009. We've received a very nice message from John Bowe:
Just like to thank you for your questions that have been used on my impossible pub quiz on John Bowe saturday radio show in Ireland. The show has been going for over 4 years and we have used your questions regularly.
Thank you John!
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The quiz is held in English and consists of eight rounds of ten questions. Each round is on a topic or theme and one round may be chosen as a joker round earning double points for each correct answer.
The quiz is currently on holiday but the bar is still open. Next quiz will be held at the beginning of September.
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