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 many stories did each of the World trade Towers Have?
110
How long, in kilometres, is the Suez Canal?
163
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
In what year did Clarence Birdseye first put quick-frozen fish on sale?
1924
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
In what year was the first hot air balloon flight?
1783
In what year was the Cutty Sark built?
1869
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
How many islands are in Fiji?
332
In which year was the comic strip character of Popeye created?
1929
How many light years away is the star Alpha Centauri from Earth?
4.28 light years
In which year was the first London marathon run?
1981
How many top 5 hits did Madonna have in the UK in the 1980s?
20
In what year was the novel `Robinson Crusoe` first published?
1719
How many countries took place in the 1996 Olympic Games?
197
How many events were contested in the first ever Olympic Games?
43

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