ED’s Friday night BIG pub quiz

Last night ED CAMRA hosted their inaugural online Friday night pub quiz. Held on ED’s chat server, setup specifically to allow people to chat online in a relaxed and informal setting, abit like a virtual pub!. If you’re interested in getting involved or just having a look you can do by click on this link

The quiz master was our very own Darren Lilleker, and the quiz was all about pubs.

If you weren’t able to attend and would like to test your knowledge you will find all the questions below.

Want the answers to see how you did ? Click on this link – no peaking until you are all done!! 🙂

Pubs in East Dorset

  1. What pub graced what is now Falklands Square 
  2. Which local pub has been in every copy of the good beer guide 
  3. What shop stood where the Firkin Shed is now
  4. What was the previous name of The Bermuda Triangle 
  5. Which pub in Poole, now housing, hosted a sprout eating contest 
  6. What was the name of the boxer who used to practice in the Cricketers in Bournemouth 
  7. Which Wimborne pub named after a former prime minister, closed in the 1990s and is now a children’s day nursery 
  8. Which pub, now a shop, shared its name with a famous local biscuit 
  9. Which local pub boasts on its website being a billet for parliament troops during the siege of Corfe Castle 
  10. Which pub was where the first prisoners sent to Australia form Dorchester prison stayed for the night prior to being deported 

Historic UK Pubs 

  1. Which pub is the highest above sea level in England 
  2. What is the name of the only pub on the island of Lundy 
  3. Which British city has three pubs which each claim to be the oldest in England 
  4. Which York Good Beer Guide pub is named after the last two sheep rustlers that were hanged on the spot on which it now stands 
  5. Which pub was made famous by Daphne du Maurier 
  6. Which West London pub is known to been the place where Rule Britannia was written 
  7. What is the 2020 CAMRA Pub of the Year 
  8. Which pub remains the only licensed brothel in the UK, licensed by Charles I and never revoked, and was frequented by numerous cabinet ministers over the years
  9. Which British port once boasted 123 pubs within one square mile 
  10. Which town listed every one of its 20 pubs as assets of community value 

Pubs in popular culture

  1. In Shaun of the Dead where did Shaun suggest he and Ed go until it all blows over 
  2. Antonio Fargas played a bar owner in Starsky & Hutch, what was the name of the bar he ran 
  3. What was Arthur Daley’s favourite watering hole 
  4. From which pub did the travellers start from in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales 
  5. When Inspector Morse went for a pint, to gaze in the river and think, which pub did he visit 
  6. In Lord of the Rings, which pub serves pints as big as a hobbit’s head 
  7. In An American Werewolf in London, in which pub did Brian Glover utter the famous line ‘beware the moon lads’ 
  8. Which bar does Homer frequent in the Simpsons 
  9. What was the name of the bar described as ‘of all the gin joints in all the world’
  10. What is the name of the pub in Emmerdale