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 which year were the Samaritans founded?
1953
How many days is the average gestation period of a mouse?
21
How many stories did each of the World trade Towers Have?
110
How long, in kilometres, is the Suez Canal?
163
In which year was volleyball invented?
1895
In which year did BBC 2 become the first British channel to broadcast in colour?
1967
In what year were professional soccer matches played on a Sunday in Britain for the first time?
1974
When did the weather forecast appear in The Times newspaper for the first time?
1860
By how many days did Amundsen beat Scott to become the first person to reach the South Pole?
35
In what year was barbed wire invented?
1874
To what speed does the car in `Back To The Future` have to reach to travel in time?
88 miles per hour
When was the first Tour De France bike race contested?
1903
In which year was the Irish political party, Sinn Fein formed?
1905
In what year did Alexander Graham Bell invent the telephone?
1876
In what year was the first Christmas card produced?
1846
In what year did Clarence Birdseye first put quick-frozen fish on sale?
1924
In what year was the typewriter invented?
1829
In what year did trams first appear in London?
1861
In what year were the Academy Awards for film first televised?
1953
In which year did the BBC first broadcast opera on the radio?
1923
The film `Dirty Dancing` was set in the summer of which year?
1963
How many years elapsed between the Wright brothers` first flight and Neil Armstrong`s walk on the Moon?
66
In what year were the first Nobel prizes awarded?
1901
How many UK number one singles has Cliff Richard had?
13
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
In which year is the 1982 film Blade Runner set?
2019
How old was Barings Bank when it collapse after Nick Leeson lost hundreds of thousands of pounds?
223 years

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