20 quiz questions to test your general knowledge


General knowledge quizzes are the bread and butter of any evening, but asking questions is not easy.

So we’ve done the hard work for you by offering 20 general knowledge questions (and answers) for your next virtual pub quiz night.

We’ve covered everything from the Queen to the Kardashians, so there’s something for everyone.

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General questions on the quiz

1. Who sang “Like a rhinestone cowboy”?

2. Which television program by Gordon Ramsay won the BAFTA for best feature film at the British Academy Television Awards 2005?

3. Who plays Tony’s therapist in the Sopranos?

4. How many wisdom teeth do humans have?

5. How many Nolan sisters were there? (Bonus points for names)

6.The lightest way to enjoy chocolate “was an advertising slogan for which Mars product?

7.How do you call a group of flamingos?

8. How many weeks are there in a year?

9. What was Elton John’s first number one song?

10. Who wrote the Famous Five book series?

11. What does “this is life” mean in English?

12. Who is third in line with the throne in England?

13. Who played Trigger in Only Fools and Horses?

14. When did the smoking ban come into force in the UK?

15. When is the Queen’s official birthday?

16. In which film does Tom Cruise play business student Brian Flanagan?

17.Who was the British Prime Minister before Theresa May?

18. What is Kylie Jenner’s makeup company called?

19. What is the largest city in the United Kingdom?

20. What is the smallest planet?

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1. Glen Campbell

2. Ramsay’s kitchen nightmares

3. Lorraine Bracco

4. Four

5. Five: Linda, Coleen, Maureen, Denise, Anne

6. Maltesers

7. Flamboyance


9. Candle in the wind, 1997

10. Enid Blyton

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11. “This is life”

12. Prince George of Cambridge

13. Roger Lloyd Pack

14. July 1, 2007

15. April 21 (1926)

16. Cocktail

17. David Cameron

18. Kylie Cosmetics

19. London

20. Mercury (Pluto is no longer an official planet)


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