25 funny quiz questions for your virtual pub quiz

Pub quizzes have been a source of joy for many over the coronavirus pandemic (Getty Images)
Pub quizzes have been a source of joy for many over the coronavirus pandemic (Getty Images)

With the coronavirus pandemic forcing us into another lockdown, online pub quizzes are enjoying yet another revival.

Hosting a pub quiz can be daunting and often thankless task.

The easiest way to keep participants on side is by lacing your home made quiz with some fun and quirky questions.

If you’ve been enjoying some trivia nights while social distancing measures are in place and want to keep the activity going, these funny and often unbelievable quiz questions are just the ticket.

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    1. What is the most common colour of toilet paper in France?

    2. If you dug a hole through the centre of the earth starting from Wellington in New Zealand, which European country would you end up in?


    3. Henry VIII introduced which tax in England in 1535?

    4. What is the correct term for a question mark immediately followed by an exclamation mark?

    5. The average person does what thirteen times a day?

    6. Coprastastaphobia is the fear of what?

    7. What were the first ice hockey pucks made out of?

    8. It's illegal in Texas to put what on your neighbour’s Cow?


    9. Which bird is nicknamed The Laughing Jackass?

    10. Who entered a contest to find his own look-alike and came 3rd?

    11. French artist Aquabouse paints cows with what material?

    12. In 1978 an Iowa judge dismissed a drink driving charge for what obscure reason?

    13. In which country are there six villages called Silly, 12 called Billy, and two called Pratt?

    14. Native to the Caribbean, what sort of animal is the mountain chicken?


    15. The UK's Dyslexia Research Trust is based in which British city?

    16. What nickname was given to Rembrandt's The Night Watch after being over-restored in the 1940s?

    17. True or false: You can sneeze in your sleep

    18. Who invented the word vomit?

    19. Which European country has 158 verses to its national anthem?

    20. Which country has the most tornadoes by area?


    21. The leader of which country has his face on all the joghurt pots, has named the month January after himself and banned ballet.

    22. What is Scooby Doo’s full name?

    23. What is the collective noun for a group of unicorns?

    24. Where was the fortune cookie invented?

    25. What is the cross between a donkey and a zebra known as?



    1. Pink

    2. Spain

    3. A beard tax

    4. Interrobang

    5. Laughs

    6. Constipation


    7. Frozen cow dung

    8. Grafitti

    9. Kookaburra

    10. Charlie Chaplin

    11. Cow dung

    12. Too drunk to sample


    13. France

    14. Frog

    15. Reading

    16. The Day Watch

    17. False

    18. William Shakespeare


    19. Greece

    20. England

    21. Turkmenistan

    22. Scoobert Doo

    23. A blessing

    24. San Francisco


    25. Zeedonk