Trivial Pursuits

Q: What year did Pac-Man make its US debut?

A: 1980


Q: Besides bunnies, what other animal is also considered a symbol of Easter?

A: Lambs


Q: Who is Luke Skywalker’s mother in the Star Wars trilogy?

A: Padme Amidala


Q: What was E.T.’s favourite candy in the 1982 movie ‘E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial? 

A: Reece’s Pieces


Q: What date is National Macaroni and Cheese Day this year?

A: July 14th


Q: In Roman mythology, Cupid is the son of whom?

A: Venus


Q: How many colours are there in a rainbow?

A: 7


Q: What is the year of the first recorded flight?

A: 1903


Q: How many elevators does the Empire State Building have?

A: 73


Q: Which Italian town is the setting for Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet?

A: Verona


Q: Used as either a bittering, flavouring, or stability agent, the plant Humulus lupulus is more commonly known by what name?

A: Hops


Q: In Roman mythology, January is named after which god of beginnings and transitions?

A: Janus


Q: January replaced which month as the first month of the Roman year?

A: March


Q: Why is Prosecco called Prosecco?

A: Prosecco is named after the village of Prosecco, which is in the province of Trieste, Italy.


Q: Which Christmas film features the song ‘Walking in the Air‘?

A: The Snowman


Q: In Home Alone, where are the McCallister’s going on vacation when they leave Kevin behind?

A: Paris


Q: What English expression often refers to the cure of a hangover?

A: Hair of the Dog


Q: How much did the largest meatball in the world weigh?

A: 1,707 pounds and 8 ounces


Q: Which popular Christmas beverage is also called “milk punch?”

A: Eggnog


Q: How much did the largest pumpkin in the world weigh?

A: 2702 pounds


Q: What does a butterfly use to taste?

A: Feet


Q: Which cartoon character lives in a pineapple under the sea? 

A: SpongeBob Squarepants


Q: How many pineapples grow from one plant each year?

A: One


Q: Albania, Bulgaria, North Macedonia, and Turkey are the four nations that border which country?

A: Greece


Q: A marathon is how many miles?

A: 26


Q: Who invented the rocking chair?

A: Benjamin Franklin


Q: Vintners and sommeliers work with what beverage?

A: Wine


Q: Ornithology is the study of what? 

A: Birds


Q: What animals are pearls found in?

A: Oysters


Q: What are people who love cheese called?

A: Turophile


Q: In which species do males give birth to the young? 

A: Seahorses


Q: Which country invented ice cream?

A: China


Q: How many pizzas are sold in the world each year?

A: Around 5bn


Q: Which country is nicknamed the sugar bowl of the world?

A: Cuba


Q: In what year was the first ever Father’s Day celebrated?

A: 1910


Q: True or false: Competitive tickling exists

A: Yes


Q: Which country did the Trivial Pursuit game start in?

A: Canada


Q: Which is the only edible food that never goes bad?

A: Honey


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