Pub quiz experts reveal the ten trickiest questions that frequently trip players up – so, how many can YOU answer correctly?
- Pub quiz experts SpeedQuizzing have unveiled their top ten trickiest questions
- They are compiled from answers which frequently trip up seasoned quizzers
- Subjects range from maths and science through to geography and politics
Pub quiz experts have revealed the top ten trickiest questions that routinely catch out even the most experienced of quizzers.
SpeedQuizzing, who prior to the pandemic hosted 1,500 events taking place in venues across the UK every week using smartphones and tablets, have compiled a list of the most difficult questions which frequently trip players up.
They have been chosen across a range of subject areas, from maths and science through to geography, politics, and sport.
So, if you think you’ve got what it takes then scroll down to take the test. The answers are at the bottom – no cheating!
Pub quiz experts have revealed the top ten trickiest questions that routinely catch out even seasoned quizzers. Stock image
Put yourself to the test: 10 ‘trickiest’ pub quiz questions
1. You buy a bat and a ball for £1.10. The bat costs exactly one pound more than the ball. How much is the ball?
2. You’re standing on the surface of the Earth. You walk one mile south, one mile west and one mile north. You end up exactly where you started. Where are you?
3. If you were running a race, and you passed the person in 3rd place and then the person in 2nd place, what place would you be in now?
4. What is 5+3×2?
What country is represented by this flag?
5. What country is represented by this flag?
6. What was the highest mountain in the world before Everest was discovered?
7. What animal is spelt out when you put the symbols from each of the following chemical elements together? Bromine, Oxygen, Wolfram, Nitrogen, Beryllium and Argon.
8. What name is given to the organic vessel containing a zygote in which an embryo develops until it can survive on its own and hatches?
9. Which two football teams always play with a 2-5-3 formation?
10. Before Boris Johnson, who was the last Prime Minister to take office who didn’t have a wife?
Scroll down for the answers
How many did you get right? Check your answers below
2. North Pole (If you start at the North Pole and go one mile south, then one mile west and finally one mile north, you’ll make a triangular path and end up back at the North Pole, your point of origin)
3. 2nd place
4. 11 (the multiplication part should be done first in this equation)
5. Ivory Coast/Cote d’Ivoire
7. Brown Bear
9. Table football teams
10. Theresa May