If you feel your mind is loosing its sharp edge during this lockdown, maybe its time to try a pub quiz with your friends! Zoom, Whatsapp and Skype provide great platforms to catch-up with family and friends and test your knowledge! As Lemon and Lime is based in the lovely village of Melbourne, Derbyshire, we thought we would add in a few bonus questions. Let us know how you do on social media!

General Knowledge

  1. Which lake holds by far the largest volume of water in the UK?
  2. How many squares are there on a Chessboard?
  3. In which country is the wine making region of Marlborough?
  4. What is a fava bean more commonly known as in English?
  5. ‘The Pond’ is an informal term for which ocean?
  6. In which country was tea first discovered? A) Indonesia B) India C) Sri Lanka D) China
  7. How many countries does Germany share a border with
  8. Henry VIII had six wives, but what was the name of his fourth wife? A) Jane Seymour B) B) Anne of Cleves C) Catherine of Aragon, D) Anne Bolyen
  9. Which novel did F. Scott Fitzgerald write?

Popular Culture

  1. In the 2019 Oscars, Rami Malek won Best Actor for his portrayal of which performer?
  2. What was the last football team David Beckham played for before he retired?
  3. Hairy Camera is an anagram for which famous singer?
  4. What are the titles of the three latest released James Bond films?
  5. Which country hosted the 2008 Olympics
  6. In Craig David’s popular song ‘7 Days’, what did he do on Tuesday?
  7. Which film is the following quote from: “Nobody puts Baby in a corner.”
  8. Which Swedish DJ had 2004 UK chart success with his track ‘Call on Me’?
  9. Who is the only Wild Card to win the Wimbledons mens singles championship.
  10. In 1966 in an interview with a London Newspaper, who said that his band was “more popular than Jesus now”?

 

Melbourne, Derbyshire (Bonus Round!)

  1. Which founder of a world wide travel agency was born in Melbourne, Derbyshire, in 1808?
  2. There are 6 pubs in Melbourne, can you name all of them?
  3. What was the name of the family who owned Calke Abbey for nearly 300 years, before it was passed to the Trust in 1985 in lieu of death duties?

 

 

 

 

Answers

General Knowledge

  1. Loch Ness
  2. 64
  3. New Zealand
  4. Broad Bean
  5. Atlantic
  6. D) China
  7. 9
  8. B) Anne of Cleves
  9. The Great Gatsby

Popular Culture

  1. Freddie Mercury
  2. Paris Saint Germain
  3. Mariah Carey
  4. Spectre, Skyfall, Quantum of Solace
  5. China
  6. Took her for a drink
  7. Dirty Dancing
  8. Eric Prydz
  9. Goran Ivanisevic
  10. John Lennon

Melbourne

  1. Thomas Cook
  2. The White Swan, Blue Bell Inn, The Melbourne Inn, The Chip & Pin, Harpur’s, Alma Inn
  3. Harpur (accept Harpur Crewe)