The popularity of the pub quiz is understandable – bringing together groups of different customers who might not otherwise meet.
Burns & Porter launched the first properly organised quiz leagues as a way of luring people into the pub on a quiet night many years ago.
More than four decades later, the pub quiz is a popular staple in the arsenal of pub events.
The Royal British Legion has launched a pub quiz campaign to raise money for veterans, serving personnel and their families.
PubAid urged operators to take part in the World's Biggest Pub Quiz, which took place on 5 March to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK.
To honour the long-standing tradition of the pub quiz, some of The Morning Advertiser's team has offered a bunch of head-scratching questions that are sure to make your punters think.
- Claire Churchard: What is another word for lexicon?
- Nikkie Sutton: Which day of the week is the best-before date on a packet of Walkers crisps?
- Nicholas Robinson: Starting below sea level, what is the tallest mountain in the world?
- Karen Palmer: What is Paul McCartney’s middle name?
- Liam Coleman: When did Tottenham last finish above Arsenal in the Premier League?
- Garth Williams: Where is Britain’s only desert?
- Gary Lloyd: In which year did England win the football World Cup because it’s hard to remember?
- Jaqui Palmer: Which US state is named on the Jack Daniel’s label?
- Mauna Kea
- Dungeness, Kent