Which sitcom did Joe Biden appear in? 30 pub quiz questions to test your knowledge without leaving the house

There are 30 general knowledge questions in total. Pit yourself against family and friends. If you win, don’t forget to gloat.

Sunday, 24th January 2021, 12:30 pm

1.What is Joseph R Biden’s middle name?

2.In which month is the London Marathon usually run?

3.Who resigned as Chancellor of the Exchequer in February 2020?

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Joe Biden with his former boss. See questions 1 and 30. Picture from Pixabay.

4.Which game involves the suspension of numerous small spheres over a web of plastic rods, inserted perpendicularly through a transparent plastic cylinder?

5.What was the occupation of an American called Eve Arnold, who died in London in 2012 aged 99?

6.How were Iraq, Iran and North Korea collectively described in a speech by George W Bush in his State of the Union Address in 2002?

7.Which former England footballer, who died in January 2021, was born in Hesledon in County Durham in 1946?

Here are 30 pub quiz questions - without the bother of having to go to the pub.

8.Which song includes the lyrics: ‘I’m very well acquainted too with matters mathematical; I understand equations, both the simple and quadratical; About binomial theorem I’m teeming with a lot o’ news; With many cheerful facts about the square of the hypotenuse.’?

9.What is 2021 in Roman numerals?

10.Who became the sponsors of Coronation Street on January 1, 2021?

11.Which element has the chemical symbol Pt and the atomic number 78?

Rishi Sunak. But who did he replace. See question 3.

12. Which American band had a hit in 2001 with Last Nite?

13.What are the first five words of the Robert Browning poem Home Thoughts From Abroad?

14.What does the acronym SCUBA stand for?

15.Gerry and the Pacemakers, led by the late Gerry Marsden, had three number one singles in the 1960s. Name two.

The late Gerry Marsden as seen in 1965. See question 15

16.Who played Walter White in Breaking Bad?

17.Which Englishman drowned while trying to swim through the rapids at Niagara Falls in 1883, eight years after his most famous achievement?

18.What are the third molars more commonly known as?

19.Which commonly used hand tool derives its name from the ethanol it contains?

20.Which 1955 film has a famous love scene featuring spaghetti?

21.Who was President of France between 2013 and 2017, when he was replaced by Emmanuel Macron?

22.What is the state capital of Alaska?

23.Who is the writer and star of the sitcom Not Going Out?

24.Who had a worldwide hit single in 2013 with Get Lucky?

25.Who was the British director of the films Skyfall and American Beauty?

26.What can be looseleaf, iceberg or butterhead?

27.Which frozen food entrepreneur, photographer and musician died in Tuscon, Arizona in 1998 aged 56?

28.Who wrote the 2006 book The God Delusion?

29.Which is the fourth most populated district of the city of Seoul, South Korea and used in the title of a 2012 hit single?

30.Which US sitcom, which ran between 2009 and 2015, had guest stars including Newt Gingrich, Joe Biden and Michelle Obama?

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Answers:

1.Robinette (It was his paternal grandmother's maiden name) 2. April 3. Sajid Javid 4.KerPlunk 5.Photographer 6.‘Axis of Evil’ 7.Colin Bell 8.The “Major-General’s Song” from The Pirates of Penzance 9.MMXXI 10.Argos 11.Platinum 12.The Strokes 13.‘Oh to be in England’ 14.Self Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus 15. How Do You Do It?, I Like It and You’ll Never Walk Alone 16.Bryan Cranston 17.Captain Matthew Webb (the first person to swim the English Channel) 18.Wisdom teeth 19.Spirit level 20.Lady and the Tramp 21.François Hollande 22.Juneau 23.Lee Mack 24.Daft Punk 25.Sam Mendes 26.Lettuces 27.Linda McCartney 28.Richard Dawkins 29.Gangnam 30.Parks and Recreation

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