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
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)
What is the UK death toll as of today? (a point to the nearest thousand)
When and where was the first global coronavirus cluster reported? (1 point each for the place and actual date (day and month)
What is the name of the UK chief scientific officer?
Boris and Carrie named their son after 2 doctors that saved Boris’ life last month, what’s the name?
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?
As of today, how many coronavirus cases does the USA have? (1 point if you get to the nearest hundred thousand)
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):