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
As at January 1st, 2000, how many Popes have been assassinated?
26
In what year did the first execution by lethal injection take place in America?
1982
In what year was the first Christmas card produced?
1846
How many years elapsed between the Wright brothers` first flight and Neil Armstrong`s walk on the Moon?
66
In which year was the first electric iron patented by H.W. Seely?
1882
How many islands make up the Maldives?
1196
In which year did Dick Whittington become Mayor of London?
1397
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 was the Cutty Sark built?
1869
How long, in kilometres, is the Suez Canal?
163
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
In the Travis song `Sing`, how many times is the word `Sing` sung?
42
In the British 2001 census what was the resident population of Scotland?
5,062,011
How many feature films did Alfred Hitchcock direct which had only one word in the title?
15
In what year did Clarence Birdseye first put quick-frozen fish on sale?
1924
How many islands are in Fiji?
332
The film `Dirty Dancing` was set in the summer of which year?
1963
How many light years away is the star Alpha Centauri from Earth?
4.28 light years
In what year was the novel `Robinson Crusoe` first published?
1719
How many events were contested in the first ever Olympic Games?
43
In what year was the first American test-tube baby born?
1983
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

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