Pub Quiz Questions – Are you smarter than a 10-year-old?

A handy list of pub quiz questions based around the theme: are you smarter than a 10 year old? Answers are below.

Questions:

  1. What number comes next in the sequence? 25, 24, 21, 16, 9, (?)
  2. What are the plural forms of ‘moose’ and ‘mongoose’?
  3. Which continent has the most countries and how many does it have?
  4. Who were the national combatants in WWI?
  5. What is the longest single-syllable word in the English language (excluding conjugated verbs)?
  6. Which language has the most distinct words in its dictionary?
  7. What is the smallest particle humans have discovered?
  8. Who was the last queen of France?
  9. In what year did Hong Kong revert from British rule?
  10. ‘Pandemonium’ and ‘unkindness’ are the names for groups of which two species of animal?

Answers:

  1. 0
  2. Moose, mongooses
  3. Africa; 54
  4. Austro-Hungarian Empire & Serbia
  5. Strengths
  6. Korean
  7. Quarks
  8. Marie Antoinette
  9. 1997
  10. Parrots & ravens

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