Pub Quiz 2014 Quiz Questions and Answers

  
1
What was an official language in 87 nations and territories, by 1994?  
English
 
2
What's the third-largest continent in square miles?  
North America
 
3
What is the capital of Kuwait?  
Kuwait City World trivia questions
 
4
What town name did residents of a Florida retirement community switch to because they found Sunset Depressing?  
Sunrise
 
5
What's the second most populous continent?  
Europe
 
6
What finally went out of fashion in ancient Rome, prompting people to begin wearing short pants called feminalia?  
The Toga
 
7
What southwestern US state has the highest percentage of non-English speakers?  
New Mexico
 
8
What M-word did Texas citizens choose as a town name that would "attract" folks?  
Magnet
 
9
What state leads the US with 15 tons of solid waste per citizen each year?  
California
 
10
Which is further from the equator, Tasmania, Tanzania, or Transylvania?  
Transylvania
 
11
What eastern town is home for a service academy and the US Sliver Depository?  
West Point
 
12
What's the University of Paris more commonly called?  
The Sorbonne
 
13
What two French cities are connected by the planet's fastest passenger train?  
Paris and Lyons
 
14
What religion has the most adherent, Buddhism, Christianity or Islam?  
Christianity
 
15
What US state boasts a town called Captain Cook?  
Hawaii
 
16
What's the Greek name for hell?  
Hades
 
17
What European country does Aruba maintain the strongest ties to?  
The Netherlands
 
18
What do the Chinese call kwai-tsze, or "quick little fellows"?  
Chopsticks
 
19
What European country uses its Latin name, Helvetia, on its stamps?  
Switzerland
 
20
What British university boasts and endowment called the Jackie Mason Lectureship in Contemporary Judaism?  
Oxford
 
21
What country did Greek historian Herodotus dub "the gift of the Nile"?  
Egypt
 
22
What country is only bordered by Spain?  
Portugal
 
23
What's the flattest US state?  
Florida
 
24
What US state, after much debate, made the bizcochito the official state cookie?  
New Mexico
 
25
What Australian city boasts the largest Greek population in the world outside of Greece?  
Melbourne
 
26
What US state boasts the towns of Gulf Stream, Lakebreeze and Frostproof?  
Florida
 
27
What country has bee the planet's largest aid donor since 1991?  
Japan
 
28
What island nation is a must for anyone wishing to see 40 species of lemours?  
Madagascar
 
29
What country is almost twice as large as either the US or China?  
Russia
 
30
What South Asian city is the planet's biggest feature film producer?  
Bombay
 
31
How many Great Lakes do not border Michigan?  
One
 
32
What cowboy tune is the official song of Kansas?  
Home on the Range
 
33
What continent boasts the most telephone lines?  
Europe
 
34
What do Texas beef partisans call "wool on a stick"?  
Lamb
 
35
What South American country was home to the early human 'Patagnian giants"?  
Argentina
 
36
What Western Hemisphere people spoke Nahuatl?  
The Aztecs
 
37
What New Orleans soup has a name derived from the Bantu word for okra?  
Gumbo
 
38
What Pacific atoll got its name from its location between the Americas and Asia?  
The Midway Islands
 
39
What state volunteered to drop the moniker Hog and Hominy State?  
Tennessee
 
40
What regional accent did Americans deem sexiest, most liked and most recognizable?  
Southern
 
41
What interstate highway connects Boston and Seattle?  
I-90