Tie Break

Free Tie Break quiz questions and answers. Perfect for pub quizzes, pub and team games or just for a bit of learning.

There are currently 236 questions in the Tie Break category.

Question Difficulty
How old was Barings Bank when it collapse after Nick Leeson lost hundreds of thousands of pounds?
223 years
In what year was the first hot air balloon flight?
1783
In what year did the first colour supplement to a Sunday newspaper appear?
1962
In the movie `The Goonies` what year is on One-Eyed Willy`s pirate treasure map?
1632
What year was the first motor race held that was classed as Formula 1?
1950
How many stories did each of the World trade Towers Have?
110
According to the BBC how many rooms are there in Buckingham Palace?
775
In what year were the Orkney Islands reannexed to Scotaland from Norway
1472
In which year did brothers Richard and Maurice McDonald open their first McDonalds restaurant in San Bernardino, California?
1940
The spanish Eurovision entry in 1986 entitled La La La contained how many la`s?
138
In which year was the pirate radio Radio Caroline launched?
1964
How many years in prison did the 12 members of the Great Train Robbery gang get between them in 1964?
307
In what year was the Cutty Sark built?
1869
In which year did Pablo Picasso die?
1973
How long, in kilometres, is the Suez Canal?
163
In what year did Pinky and Perky first appear on television?
1957
In what year was the film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang released?
1968
In what year did Madame Tussaud`s first open?
1928
In what year did Rio de Janeiro cease to be the capital of Brazil?
1960
In what year was the country of Siam renamed Thailand?
1939
In what year was DNA discovered?
1953
In what year was NATO formed?
1949
In what year was the hot air balloon invented?
1783
In what year was the television invented?
1926
In what year did MPs first receive a salary?
1911
In what year was the National Health Service founded?
1948
In what year did Ladislao Biro invent the ballpoint pen?
1946
When was the emergency number `999` introduced in the UK?
June 30th 1937
In what year did Fletcher Christian lead the mutiny on the Bounty?
1789
In what year was the world famous AGA cooker range invented?
1922

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