Breaktime - The job stops here - Pub quiz

16th April 2010 at 01:00

1. Who played Dr Peter Venkman in the 1984 film Ghostbusters?

2. Who immediately preceded Mikhail Gorbachev as general secretary of the Communist Party in the Soviet Union?

3. Sequoia trees are native to which American state?

4. Who was five-times darts World Champion in the 1980s?

5. Which property on the Pentland Firth was used as a holiday home by the Queen Mother?

6. What was the first name of Dr Watson, assistant to Sherlock Holmes?

7. In horse racing, what music hall song is also slang for odds of 10030?

8. In which year were the pro-democracy demonstrations in China that culminated in the Tiananmen Square massacres, known in China as the June Fourth Incident?

9. Geri Halliwell's version of the song "It's Raining Men" featured on the soundtrack to which film?

10. What is the unit of currency in Libya?


1. Bill Murray; 2. Konstantin Chernenko; 3. California; 4. Eric Bristow; 5. Castle of Mey; 6. John; 7. Burlington Bertie; 8. 1989; 9. 'Bridget Jones's Diary'; 10. Dinar.

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number


The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now