Pub Quiz Questions – Modern Life

A handy list of pub quiz questions based around the theme: modern life. Answers are below.


  1. Who is the world’s youngest billionaire, and how did they first rise to fame?
  2. Which company announced in 2019 that they wanted to put more than 40,000 small satellites into space, and what is the name of its CEO?
  3. Match the country to its statistic…
    1. Finland, Honduras, Indonesia, Netherlands, Norway, Philippines, Qatar, Tonga, UAE
    2. Highest BMI, tallest populace, shortest populace, highest percentage electric car ownership, most hours on social media, most people on social media, happiest country, highest homicide rate, highest GDP per capita
  4. What is the most consumed meat in the world, by weight?
  5. What does NATO stand for, and how many countries are in NATO?
  6. On the internet, what do ‘smh’ and ‘fml’ stand for?
  7. Which city has the most michelin stars, and how would you say ‘thank you’ to your waiter there?
  8. If you went on holiday to the country with the most UNESCO World Heritage Sites, how might you greet your tour guide?
  9. Name 1 country that registered zero deaths from coronavirus.
  10. Which country receives the most visitors annually, and who is its leader (in 2020)?


  1. Kylie Jenner; Keeping Up With The Kardashians
  2. SpaceX; Elon Musk
  3. Match the country to its statistic:
    1. Tonga – highest BMI, 
    2. Netherlands – tallest, 
    3. Indonesia – shortest, 
    4. Norway – highest electric car ownership, 
    5. Philippines – most hours on social media, 
    6. UAE – most people on social media, 
    7. Finland – happiest country, 
    8. Honduras – highest homicide rate, 
    9. Qatar – highest GDP per capita
  4. Pork
  5. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation; 30
  6. ‘shaking my head’; ‘fuck my life’
  7. Tokyo; arigato
  8. Italy; buongiorno, ciao, or any other Italian greeting
  9. Depends on time of quizzing. You might accept North Korea.
  10. France; Macron

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