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A Pub Quiz for 'National Pub Day' 🍻 15th June



Hope you enjoy this one!


It's a 'Pub Quiz', pure and simple. Forty plus questions in four rounds. With some familiar music in between rounds.


Begin the CST session by asking members if they enjoy going to a pub, club or bar?


Have they a favourite pub they like to visit? Do they like to just go for a pint with their mates, or for a meal with with their partner? Or maybe they enjoy a pub quiz?


How has going to the pub changed over the years?


- It is more of a family experience (depending on where you go)

- More of a focus on gastropubs

- No smoking indoors (thank goodness)

- Stricter drink and drive laws (ditto)


What are members' favourite drinks and tipples? Do people prefer a pint or a glass of wine, or something else? Ask members to ...


- List some local pubs & name their favourite

- Say what their favourite pub lunch is

- List some beers and ciders

- List some wines

- List some spirits

- List some soft drinks


Here is a drinks menu from the 1970s to help discussions along ...




Round 1. Idioms


Ask members to complete these well known phrases, by way of a shout out ...


The drinks are on the HOUSE

Raise a glass or TWO

Down in ONE

Drink to your HEALTH

Drink somebody under the TABLE

You can lead a horse to water but you can't make it DRINK

Drink like a FISH

Drown your SORROWS

As drunk as a SKUNK

Hair of the DOG

Cock and bull STORY

He couldn't organise a piss up in a BREWERY

Go on a pub CRAWL

Hen PARTY

Stag DO

Beer BELLY

Drinking in the last chance SALOON

Watering HOLE

Chucking out TIME

Last ORDERS

Bottoms UP

Tee TOTAL




Round 2. Famous Pubs




Which 1883 Robert Louis Stephenson book featured the 'Admiral Benbow' pub in Penzance? Who was the pirate in this story?

Who wrote the 1936 book 'Jamaica Inn'? What was this pub a focus for in Cornwall? On which moor is it?

In which underground club in Liverpool did 'The Beatles' come to fame? Name the 'Fab Four'?

What, at 1,732 ft above sea level, is the highest pub in the UK & where is it?

Which London bar, at level 62, is the highest in the UK? Who would enjoy a glass of champagne there?

'Ye Old Fighting Cocks' in St Albans is believed to be the oldest pub in the UK. In which century was the current building built (nearest guess)?

Which drink did Enid Blyton's 'Famous Five' like to drink 'lashings of'? What was the name of their dog?




'What Shall We Do With The Drunken Sailor?', 'Fisherman's Friends' - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yeMM6vHnPC4


Where is home to this singing group?

Which TV sitcom was filmed there?





Round 3. Pubs In TV




Name the TV soap, the pub & landlady? Here is the theme tune - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wZEWwFf4JYw


Name the TV soap & county where it is set? Here is the theme tune - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_aHnieGXn4


Name the pub & TV soap & name the characters? Here is the theme tune - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F5isl0O4bAI


Name the TV sitcom & the character? What was the name of the painting they were hiding? Here is the theme tune - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3eTaxXkH0_I&t=16s


Name the TV sitcom & the character? In which US city was it set? Here is the theme tune - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rS0VQOHX7lM


Name the TV sitcom & the characters? In which UK seaside resort was it set? Here is the theme tune - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgLaiFEg8No (See how many other names you can make out of the letters?)


Name the TV sitcom & the characters? Here is the theme tune - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jfVBrpIhH60


Name the Radio 4 soap opera? Here is the theme tune - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wNEawM6vZf4


Name the TV sitcom & the characters? Name the pub? Here is the theme tune - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LjXCKTWUEOM


Name the TV sitcom & the characters? Here is the theme tune - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MYYo91NOAsc

Name the TV sitcom & the characters? Here is the theme tune - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xs-HbHCcK58






What was the name of the TV sitcom, the pub & the characters?





Song break 'Down At The Old Bull And Bush' - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WHHpdybDVwg


To be called 'A Cockney', you have to be born within earshot of which bells?





ROUND 3. Pubs In Movies



Which 1942 movie is set in 'Rick's Bar' in Morocco? Who did it star?

Here's that song - "Play it one more time. Play 'As Time Goes By' - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Do2olZ49M54&t=40s


Name the 1958 World War 11 movie & name the lager advertised with this clip? Who are the two actors on the right?


Which 1972 movie is set in the 'Kit Cat Club' in Berlin? Name the actor?


Name the 1977 movie & the characters?


Name the 1981 movie & the pub on the moor?


Which 1980 Steven King novel & movie features 'The Overlook Hotel'?


Name the 2004 comedy horror movie & the pub? Name the lead actor?


Name the 2001 movie & the pub? Who wrote the books?


Name the character & actor? What drink does he have and how does he like it? Who wrote the books? (Ask members to choose their favourite song?


Name the 1988 movie & the actor?






Which cafe did it feature & where was it?



Here it is ...





SONG BREAK. 'Wild Rover', The Dubliners - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b_4KboYi40I


Which river runs through Dublin & which bridge crosses it in the city centre?





ROUND 4. Emoji Pub Names


Name the pub?


ROUND 5. Adverts


Name the drink ...



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​"It looks good, it tastes good and by golly it does you good."

​"Probably the best lager in the world."

​


​


"Good things come to those who wait."

​"Schhh, you know who."

​




​"Refreshes the parts other beers cannot reach."

​"Refreshing people since 1930."

​


​


"........'s got sparkle, .........'s got life."

​"Aids recovery."

​




​"Lipsmackinthirstquenching..."

​"Holidays are coming."

Can anyone think of any more?




Ad break. Clue. "Getting your head down dear?"





SONG BREAK. "I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing', The New Seekers' - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wlR0KElxxVg


Which soft drink did this song advertise?




Final Songs


'Whisky In The Jar', Thin Lizzy - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nv93KaLn94w


Who was the lead singer with 'Thin Lizzy'?





How many apples does it take to make a pint of cider?






'Show Me The Way To Go Home' - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=btMclrrDaFg


'Maybe It's Because I'm A Londoner' - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LmnOTbx18ds


'Roll Out The Barrel' & 'Knees Up Mother Brown' - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KrUDO0fxChI



There are loads more to choose from on YouTube.




PRACTICAL ACTIVITY


Make some 'Mocktails'.



My favourite is 'Peach Iced Tea'. What's yours?












ANSWERS



Which 1883 Robert Louis Stephenson book featured the 'Admiral Bonbon' pub in Penzance? Who was the pirate in this story?

'TREASURE ISLAND' / LONG JOHN SILVER


Who wrote the 1936 book 'Jamaica Inn'? What was this pub a focus for in Cornwall? On which moor is it?

DAPHNE DUMAURIER / SMUGGLING / BODMIN MOOR


In which underground club in Liverpool did 'The Beatles' come to fame? Name the 'Fab Four'?

'THE CAVERN' / PAUL MCCARTNEY, JOHN LENNON, GEORGE HARRISON & RINGO STARR


What, at 1,732 ft above sea level, is the highest pub in the UK & where is it?

'TAN HILL INN' / NORTH YORKSHIRE


Which London bar, at level 62, is the highest in the UK? Who would enjoy a glass of champagne there?

'AQUA' @ 'THE SHARD'


'Ye Old Fighting Cocks' in St Albans is believed to be the oldest pub in the UK. In which century was the current building built (nearest guess)?

11TH


Which drink did Enid Blyton's 'Famous Five' like to drink 'lashings of'? What was the name of their dog?

GINGER BEER / TIMMY



Where is home to this singing group?

PORT ISAAC, CORNWALL

Which TV sitcom was filmed there?

'DOC MARTIN'



Name the TV soap, the pub & landlady?

'EASTENDERS' ('QUEEN VICTORIA') / PEGGY MITCHELL (BARBARA WINDSOR)


Name the TV soap & county where it is set?

'EMMERDALE' / NORTH YORKSHIRE


Name the pub & TV soap & name the characters?

'CORONATION STREET' / STAN (BERNARD YOUENS) & HILDA OGDEN (JEAN ALEXANDER)


Name the TV sitcom & the character? Which painting were they hiding?

'ALLO ALLO' / RENE ARTOIS (GORDEN KAYE) / 'THE FALLEN MADONNA WITH THE BIG BOOBIES'


Name the TV sitcom & the character? In which US city was it set?

'CHEERS' / SAM MALLONE (TED DANSON) / BOSTON


Name the TV sitcom & the characters? In which UK seaside resort was it set?

'FAWLTY TOWERS' / BASIL FAWLTY (JOHN CLEESE) & MANUEL (ANDREW SACHS) / TORQUAY


Name the TV sitcom & the characters?

'THE SIMPSONS' / HOMER & MOE ('MOE'S TAVERN')


Name the Radio 4 soap opera?

'THE ARCHERS'


Name the TV sitcom & the characters? Name the pub?

'THE LIKELY LADS' / BOB FERRIS (RODNEY BEWES) & TERRY COLLIER (JAMES BOLAM) / 'THE BLACK HORSE'


Name the TV sitcom & the characters?

'LAST OF THE SUMMER WINE' / COMPO (BILL OWEN), CLEGG (PETER SALLIS), NORA BATTY (KATHY STAFF) & FOGGY (BRIAN WILDE)


Name the TV sitcom & the characters?

'FRIENDS' / RACHEL GREEN (JENNIFER ANISTON), PHOEBE BUFFAY (LISA KUDROW), ROSS GELLER (DAVID SCHWIMMER), MONICA GELLER (COURTENEY COX), CHANDLER BING (MATTHEW PERRY) & JOEY TRIBBIANI (MATT LEBLANC)




What was the name of the TV sitcom, the pub & the characters?

'ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES' / 'NAG'S HEAD' / DEL BOY (DAVID JASON) & TRIGGER (ROGER LLOYD PACK)




To be called 'A Cockney', you have to be born within earshot of which bells?

"THE GREAT BELL AT BOW"



Oranges and lemons,

Say the bells of St. Clement's.


You owe me five farthings,

Say the bells of St. Martin's.


When will you pay me?

Say the bells at Old Bailey.


When I grow rich,

Say the bells at Shoreditch.


When will that be?

Say the bells of Stepney.


I do not know,

Says the great bell at Bow.


Here comes a candle to light you to bed,

And here comes a chopper to chop off your head!

Chip chop chip chop the last man is dead."




Which 1942 movie is set in 'Rick's Bar' in Morocco? Who did it star?

'CASABLANCA' / RICK BLAIN (HUMPHRY BOGART) & ILSA LUND (INGRID BERGMAN)


Name the 1958 World War 11 movie & name the lager advertised with this clip? Who are the two actors on the right?

'ICE COLD IN ALEX' / 'CARLSBERG' / CAPTAIN ANSON (JOHN MILLS), SISTER DIANA MURDOCH (SYLVIA SIMS)


Which 1972 movie is set in the 'Kit Cat Club' in Berlin? Name the actor?

'CABARET' / SALLY BOWLES (LIZA MINELLI)


Name the 1977 movie & the characters?

'STAR WARS' / HANS SOLO (HARRISON FORD), CHEWBACCA, OBI WAN KENOBI (ALEX GUINNESS) &LUKE SKYWALKER (MARK HAMILL)


Name the 1981 movie & pub on the moor?

'AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON' / 'THE SLAUGHTERED LAMB'


Which 1980 Steven King novel & movie features 'The Overlook Hotel'?

'THE SHINING' (STARRING JACK NICHOLSON)


Name the 2004 comedy horror movie & the pub?

'SHAUN OF THE DEAD' (STARRING SIMON PEGG)


Name the 2001 movie & the pub? Who wrote the books?

'LORD OF THE RINGS' / 'THE GREEN DRAGON' (STARRING ELIJA WWOD AS FRODO BAGGINS) / J.R.R. TOLKIEN


Name the character & actor? What drink does he have and how does he like it?

JAMES BOND (007) / DANIEL CRAIG / "A MARTINI, SHAKEN NOT STIRRED"/ IAN FLEMING


Name the 1988 movie & the actor?

'COCKTAIL' (STARRING TOM CRUISE)



Which cafe did it feature & where was it?

'MARCO'S CAFE' / BARRY ISLAND



Which river runs through Dublin & which bridge crosses it in the city centre?

LIFFEY / HALFPENNY BRIDGE




'Red Lion'


'Royal Oak'


'Grape & Olive'


'Blue Anchor'


'White Swan'


'Fox & Hounds'


'Cross Keys'


'Coach & Horses'


'George & The Dragon'


'Rose & Crown'




​"It looks good, it tastes good and by golly it does you good."

'MACKESON STOUT'


​"Probably the best lager in the world."

'CARLSBERG'


"Good things come to those who wait."

'GUINNESS'


​"Schhh, you know who."

'SCHWEPPES TONIC WATER' (WILLIAM FRANKLYN)


​"Refreshes the parts other beers cannot reach."

'HEINEKEN' (LARRY HAGMAN)


​"Refreshing people since 1930."

'STRONGBOW'


"........'s got sparkle, .........'s got life."

'BABYCHAM'


​"Aids recovery."

'LUCOZADE'


​"Lipsmackinthirstquenching..."

'PEPSI'


"Holidays are coming."

'COCA COLA'



Clue. "Getting your head down dear?"

'CINZANO BIANCO'



Which soft drink did this song advertise?

'COCA COLA'



Who was the lead singer with 'Thin Lizzy'?

PHIL LYNOTT



How many apples does it take to make a pint of cider?

30










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