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Can You Pass This Ludicrously Posh Pub Quiz?

You've probably been eating peas wrong your whole life.

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  1. When meeting the Queen what should you call her?

    Max Mumby / Indigo / Getty
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    Your Majesty and subsequently, Ma’am (as in jam)
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Your Majesty and subsequently Marm (as in farm)
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Ma’am (as in jam)

    According to Debrett’s etiquette guide.

  2. Which of these men is wearing a lounge suit?

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    Via Dan Kitwood / Getty
    Via Dan Kitwood / Getty
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    Incorrect
    Via Theo Wargo / Getty
    Via Theo Wargo / Getty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via Dave J Hogan / Getty
    Via Dave J Hogan / Getty
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    A lounge suit is a dark suit or business suit.

  3. What is this building called?

    Diliff / en.wikipedia.org
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    The London Palladium
    Correct
    Incorrect
    The Royal Albert Hall
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    Incorrect
    The Radcliffe Camera
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    Incorrect
    Trinity Hall
  4. Which university did Prince William go to?

    Mark Cuthbert / Contributor
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    Via Laemq / Wikimedia Commons / en.wikipedia.org
    Oxford
    Via Laemq / Wikimedia Commons / en.wikipedia.org
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via Remi Mathis / Wikimedia Commons / commons.wikimedia.org
    St Andrew’s
    Via Remi Mathis / Wikimedia Commons / commons.wikimedia.org
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via Su Hongjia / Wikimedia Commons / commons.wikimedia.org
    Edinburgh
    Via Su Hongjia / Wikimedia Commons / commons.wikimedia.org
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via Andrew Dunn / Wikimedia Commons / simple.wikipedia.org
    Cambridge
    Via Andrew Dunn / Wikimedia Commons / simple.wikipedia.org
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    St Andrews!

    He started off studying Art History but switched to Geography.

  5. What is this item of clothing called?

    Mark Sagliocco / Getty
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    cumerbund
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    Incorrect
    cummerband
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    Incorrect
    cummerbund
    Correct
    Incorrect
    cumerband
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    A cummerbund

  6. Which of these would you not find in an Eton Mess?

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    Strawberries
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    Via manda0102 / Thinkstock
    Whipped cream
    Via manda0102 / Thinkstock
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    Incorrect
    Via vesmil / Thinkstock
    Meringue
    Via vesmil / Thinkstock
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via Laticka / Thinkstock
    Sliced lemon
    Via Laticka / Thinkstock
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Lemon

    Traditionally Eton mess is made with broken up meringue, strawberries, and whipped cream. Very occasionally bananas are also included.

  7. What kind of hat are gentlemen required to wear in the Royal Enclosure at Royal Ascot?

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    Via Hats and caps / google.co.uk
    Trilby
    Via Hats and caps / google.co.uk
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    Incorrect
    Via Cuyana cuyana.com
    Panama
    Via Cuyana cuyana.com
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via Silk top hats / silktophats.eu
    Top hat
    Via Silk top hats / silktophats.eu
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    Incorrect
    Via The party box / google.co.uk
    Boater
    Via The party box / google.co.uk
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    Incorrect
    Via Hats and caps hatsandcaps.co.uk
    Fedora
    Via Hats and caps hatsandcaps.co.uk
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via Village hats hatsandcaps.co.uk
    Bowler
    Via Village hats hatsandcaps.co.uk
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    A top hat

    The dress code requires men to wear black or grey morning dress including a black or grey top hat.

  8. Are ladies permitted to wear fascinators in the Royal Enclosure at Ascot?

    Debenhams / int.debenhams.com
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    No
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    Yes any kind of headwear is fine
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    Ladies don’t have to have anything on their heads.
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    Wrong!

    No

    The dress code dictates that fascinators are not permitted. Ladies must wear hats or a headpiece with a solid base of 4 inches or more in diameter.

  9. At what kind of event would you take part in “divot stomping”?

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    Via Wojciech Kulicki / Creative Commons / Flickr: wkulicki
    A golf tournament
    Via Wojciech Kulicki / Creative Commons / Flickr: wkulicki
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    Via Clément Bucco-Lechat / commons.wikimedia.org
    A polo match
    Via Clément Bucco-Lechat / commons.wikimedia.org
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    Via Tgamen / Thinkstock
    A game of croquet
    Via Tgamen / Thinkstock
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    Incorrect
    Via Tgamen / Creative Commons / en.wikipedia.org
    A regatta
    Via Tgamen / Creative Commons / en.wikipedia.org
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    Wrong!

    A polo match.

    According to Debrett’s etiquette guide. “At halftime brings the tradition of divot stomping, where the turf kicked up by the ponies is trodden back into place by spectators.”

  10. What would you generally go and see at Glyndebourne?

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    Rugby
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    Incorrect
    Opera
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    Incorrect
    Tennis
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Polo
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Opera

  11. Which of these things would you require to participate in the sporting event that takes place at Badminton House?

    Maigheach-gheal / Creative Commons / geograph.org.uk
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    A cricket bat
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    Incorrect
    A horse
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    Incorrect
    A shotgun
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    Incorrect
    A badminton racket
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    A horse

    The Badminton Horse Trials is a three-day event that takes place at the Duke of Beaufort's Badminton House.

  12. What type of bird is this?

    MikeLane45 / ThinkStock
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    Partridge
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    Incorrect
    Grouse
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    Incorrect
    Pheasant
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    Incorrect
    Ptarmigan
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It is a grey partridge

  13. What is the "correct" way to eat peas at a formal dinner?

    Petr Kratochvil / Public Domain / publicdomainpictures.net
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    With a spoon
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    Incorrect
    Squashed against the back of the fork
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    Incorrect
    Using the fork as a scoop
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    Incorrect
    Spearing the peas on the end of the fork
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Squashed against the back of the fork

    Who knew you've been eating peas wrong your whole life! (According to Debrett's, anyway).

  14. How should you store caviar once opened?

    Tetyana Rusanova / Thinkstock
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    In the tin
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    Incorrect
    In a Tupperware box
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    Incorrect
    In a glass jar
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    Incorrect
    In a champagne flute
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    In a champagne flute.

    Debrett's says it should NEVER be stored in the tin.

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