Charity Quiz

A reminder about the Charity Quiz which will be taking place on Wednesday 7th October at

  • the Royal Oak, Ockbrook and
  • the Plough Inn, Two Dales.
  • Start time 8pm.

The chosen charity this year is the Colin Bloomfield Melanoma Appeal in memory of Ian Robertson, a cause we feel very close to. Please do your best to support this fund raiser. Raffle prizes will be very welcome on the evening.

The Annual General Meeting of the Derbyshire Pub Quiz league will take place at the Miners Standard, Winster on Wednesday 9th September at 8pm. Please speak to your team contact who has received copies of:

·         An agenda

·         A paper outlining rule changes proposed by the committee

·         The Treasurer’s report

·         Proposed divisions (available on this site)

‘I expected decadence, but it’s not the life of Riley’: meet the modern millionaires

We rarely publish biographical information on this website, but members may be interested in this recent article in The Guardian which mentions how our member achieved early retirement through quizzing. It could inspire you.

Remember, that most radio and TV quizzes allow previous contestants, especially non-champions, to participate again. Paul Gambaccini said this explicitly in the third semi-final of BBC Radio 4’s Counterpoint.  You should assume that it applies to all other shows as well, unless they specify otherwise. And remember, the second time, you will be prepared!



Visit our Fixtures page to see the provisional tables for the 2015-2016 season.

A detailed background document has been emailed to each team contact. Speak to your team contact for your team’s copy.

Wednesday 9th September at 8:00 pm at the

Miner’s Standard,

Bank Top,



Among other tasks the AGM will ratify the divisions and fixtures tables.

Can you name the islands from their outlines? (Telegraph)

Show off your knowledge of the world’s most obscure capital cities (Telegraph)

Could you pass the new maths GCSE? (Telegraph)

Oxford Cambridge and RSA GCSE (9–1) Mathematics J560/04 Paper 4 (Higher Tier)
Sample Question Paper


Can you pass this year’s best performing Classical Subjects past exam questions? (Independent)


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