Pub Quiz Questions – “Back 2 Skool”

A handy list of pub quiz questions based around the theme: back to school (“back 2 skool”). Answers are below.


  1. In chemistry, what does a squeaky pop test for?
  2. How many frets on a guitar make an octave? 
  3. How many keys have 2 grand pianos?
  4. A 15 stone rock weighs how many pounds (lb)?
  5. How many shillings in 9 guineas?
  6. Mariposa, papillon and schmetterlinge are all words for which animal?
  7. If you were born at the end of WWI, what animal from the Chinese zodiac calendar would you be?
  8. What is the best-selling individual novel of all time?
  9. Which planet is currently understood to have the most moons?
  10. What is the name of the closest star after the sun?


  1. Hydrogen
  2. 12
  3. 88 * 2 = 176
  4. 14 * 15 = 210
  5. 21 * 9 = 189
  6. Butterfly
  7. Horse
  8. The Lord of the Rings, J. R. R. Tolkien OR The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho
  9. Saturn
  10. Alpha Centauri (A or B)

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