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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