How To Play 21 Questions

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How To Play 21 Questions

Test your knowledge of drinks and spirits


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A Champagne bottle containing the equivalent of 20 bottles is called what?

    • A. 

      Jeroboam

    • B. 

      Methuselah

    • C. 

      Nebuchadnezzar

    • D. 

      PASS

  • 2. 
    During the 1700s and 1800s, the world's largest rum producing region was ...
    • A. 

      Caribbean

    • B. 

      South America

    • C. 

      New England

    • D. 

      PASS

  • 3. 
    The 3 counties of Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, and Worcestershire are famed for producing what fermented beverage that has an EU Protected Geographical Indication
    • A. 

      Cider

    • B. 

      Perry

    • C. 

      Purl

    • D. 

      PASS

  • 4. 
    What town is the world's largest consumer of Bénédictine?
    • A. 

      Fécamp, Normany

    • B. 

      Burnley, United Kingdom

    • C. 

      Santo Domingo de Silos, Spain

    • D. 

      PASS

  • 5. 
    Absinthe production and sale was banned in France in 1915. When was the ban finally lifted?

    • A. 

      2007

    • B. 

      2009

    • C. 

      2011

    • D. 

      PASS

  • 6. 
    How many drams are there in a gill?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      16

    • C. 

      32

    • D. 

      PASS

  • 7. 
    The 62-mile, 4-day-long walk that links 15 public houses starting at Stow on the Wold is called what?
    • A. 

      Warden's Way

    • B. 

      Cotswolds Way

    • C. 

      Donnington Way

    • D. 

      PASS

  • 8. 
    Popular from Shakespeare's day to Dickens' time, ale mulled with wormwood was called by what name?

    • A. 

      Perry

    • B. 

      Purl

    • C. 

      Purl Royale

    • D. 

      PASS

  • 9. 
    The names of all Champagne bottle sizes except for Magnum and Bottle are derived from what source?
    • A. 

      The Bible

    • B. 

      The Torah

    • C. 

      The Sun Tzu

    • D. 

      PASS

  • 10. 
    What was the main ingredient in the drinks known as bumpo, bumboo, and mimbo?
    • A. 

      Whisky

    • B. 

      Rum

    • C. 

      Arrack

  • 11. 
    How many milliliters are there in a jigger
?
    • A. 

      22

    • B. 

      44

    • C. 

      66

    • D. 

      PASS

  • 12. 
    What is the first drink that superspy James Bond orders in Ian Fleming's 1953 novel Casino Royale?

    • A. 

      Vesper

    • B. 

      Americano

    • C. 

      Ricard

    • D. 

      PASS

  • 13. 
    Name the 1949 Ealing Studios comedy film about the real-life 1941 shipwreck of the S.S. Politician and its cargo (recently digitally restored and re-released to UK cinemas 29 July 2011).
    • A. 

      Carry on Sailor!

    • B. 

      Whisky Galore!

    • C. 

      Passport to Pimlico

    • D. 

      PASS

  • 14. 
    What many whisky distilleries are there in England?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      PASS

  • 15. 
    In what year did the word "cocktail" first appear in print?

    • A. 

      1798

    • B. 

      1803

    • C. 

      1806

    • D. 

      PASS

  • 16. 
    What was the real name of Doctor Mirabilis, the Oxford scholar who was the first European to experiment with distillation in the late 1200s?

    • A. 

      Arnaud de Villeneuve

    • B. 

      Roger Bacon

    • C. 

      John Dunn Scotus

    • D. 

      PASS

  • 17. 
    Blauburgunder, Zweigelt, and Blaufränkisch are red wines produced in what country?

    • A. 

      Germany

    • B. 

      Lichentenstein

    • C. 

      Austria

    • D. 

      PASS

  • 18. 
    According to The Thin Man's Nick Charles: "Now a Manhattan you shake to fox-trot time, a Bronx to two-step time, a dry martini you always shake to..." What time?
    • A. 

      Samba time

    • B. 

      Waltz time

    • C. 

      Charleston time

    • D. 

      PASS

  • 19. 
    What cocktail did Zaphod Beeblebrox invent in 1981 British TV series The Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy?
    • A. 

      Snotch

    • B. 

      Galloping Green Galaxy

    • C. 

      Pangalactic Gargleblaster

    • D. 

      PASS

  • 20. 
    In the Dr Who episode "The Doctor Dances", Captain Jack Harkness orders an Emergency Protocol 417 from the ship's computer. What is it?
    • A. 

      A Pangalactic Gargleblaster

    • B. 

      A Champagne Cocktail

    • C. 

      A Dry Martini with an olive garnish

    • D. 

      PASS

  • 21. 
    The Grasshopper Cocktail was invented at...
    • A. 

      At Mister Kelly's in Chicago

    • B. 

      At Raffles in Singapore

    • C. 

      At Tujague's at New Orleans

    • D. 

      PASS