Pub quiz

28th September 2007 at 01:00
1 What is the county town of Staffordshire?

2 In which city would you find the most northerly of the 12 stadiums hosting games in the 2007 Rugby World Cup?

3 Who won his first Best Director Oscar at the 79th Academy Awards for The Departed?

4 What is the defining feature of the creatures commonly described as "pachyderms"?

5 What does HD stand for, as in HDTV?

6 Yellow, red and what other colour makes up the flag of Romania?

7 Which telecommunications company, founded in 1998, takes its name from an ancient village in Sardinia?

8 Which buffet-style Swedish meal has a name that, roughly translated into English, means "table of sandwiches"?

9 What country has its capital at Port Moresby?

10 What kind of establishment was The Clink, in Southwark, London, which was burned down in a riot in 1780?


1 Stafford (not Stoke-on-Trent, the largest city)

2 Edinburgh (Murrayfield)

3 Martin Scorsese

4 Thick skin (eg, elephants, tapirs and rhinoceroses)

5 High-definition

6 Blue

7 Tiscali

8 Smorgasbord

9 Papua New Guinea

10 A prison

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