Coronavirus themed pub quiz questions and answers

May 10, 2020 / Daily /
Coronavirus pub quiz questions

During the lockdown, virtual pub quizzes have become the ‘new normal’. We’ve provided some useful Coronavirus themed pub quiz questions and answers to help you and your friends when curating questions for a virtual session.

Round 1 – Coronavirus in the news

  1. New Zealand has received a lot of praise for dealing with the outbreak and keeping their death count down, what is the name of the New Zealand PM? (1 point each for firstname/surname)
  2. What is the UK death toll as of today? (a point to the nearest thousand)
  3. When and where was the first global coronavirus cluster reported? (1 point each for the place and actual date (day and month)
  4. What is the name of the UK chief scientific officer?
  5. Boris and Carrie named their son after 2 doctors that saved Boris’ life last month, what’s the name?
  6. Lysol issued a warning not to inject its product after Trump appeared to suggest this could be a coronavirus cure, what is the Lysol called in the UK?
  7. As of today, how many coronavirus cases does the USA have? (1 point if you get to the nearest hundred thousand)
  8. Captain Tom has become a symbol of hope during the Coronavirus crisis – how much money did he raise when the campaign closed om his birthday? (1 point to the nearest million)

Total points available: 10

Round 2 – Sounds like Coronavirus

Here are some Coronavirus themed songs, play the first 20 seconds of each song and ask participants to guess the artist and song (1 point for each):

  • The Weekend – Can’t feel my face
  • The Police – Every breath you take
  • REM – Its the nd of the world as we know it
  • Alone – heart
  • Tiffany – I think we’re alone now
  • Madonna – Die another day
  • Billie Elish – No time to die
  • Fifth Harmony – Working from home
  • Queen – Anotherone bites the dust

Bonus questions (3 points for original and new song title):

  • Todrick Hall – Mask, Gloves, Soap, Scrubs / Nails, Hair, Hips, heels

Total points available: 21


  1. Jacinda Ardern
  2. Latest stats from – Google
  3. Wuhan – The cluster was initially reported on 31 December 2019, when the WHO China Country Office was informed.
  4. Sir Patrick Vallance
  5. Nicholas
  6. Dettol
  7. Latest stats from – Google
  8. 32.79 million