17 pub quiz questions to test your general knowledge – June 24

Our Friday pub quiz is back for another weekly instalment, so let’s see if you’ve got what it takes to get the perfect score.

Every week we test your knowledge on everything from TV and showbiz to sport and science. This week we’ve got 17 questions to put you through your paces.

While some might be easy to tackle, we’ve thrown a few tricky ones in there to test even the most seasoned pub quiz goers and there’s also a few Glastonbury questions to celebrate the return of the music festival. We’ve listed all the questions below and then you can scroll down to find the answers, so no cheating please.

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You can play along with our quiz by yourself, in work with friends, or round the table at home. Just dedicate someone trustworthy as quiz master and see who takes the glory.

Questions

  1. Which is the hottest planet in the solar system?

  2. Glastonbury Festival was last held in 2019 – who performed the ‘legends slot’ on the Sunday?

  3. What’s the capital of Barbados?

  4. Who is the oldest out of sisters Venus and Serena Williams?

  5. Who did David Beckham sign for after leaving Manchester United?

  6. Which city are the band Pulp from?

  7. From which film is this a famous quote: “I’ll have what she’s having”?

  8. When was the first Glastonbury Festival?

  9. How many arms does a starfish have?

  10. Which is the smallest city in the UK?

  11. What are baby dolphins called?

  12. What is the character Smithy’s real name in Gavin and Stacey?

  13. Who was the first female artist to headline Glastonbury?

  14. Marks and Spencer started as a market stall in which northern city?

  15. What does GIF stand for?

  16. How many teeth does the average adult have?

  17. Why did the Foo Fighters pull out of headlining Glastonbury in 2015?

Answers

  1. Venus

  2. Kylie Minogue

  3. Bridgetown

  4. Venus

  5. Real Madrid

  6. Sheffield

  7. When Harry Met Sally

  8. 1970

  9. Five

  10. St Davids

  11. Calves

  12. Neil Smith

  13. Suzanne Vega in 1989

  14. Leeds

  15. Graphics Interchange Format

  16. 32

  17. Dave Grohl broke his leg

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