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Can you answer 20 quiz questions written by The Chase star Paul Sinha?

He’s best known for his incredible quizzing ability as one of the stars of TV’s The Chase, but it turns out that as well as being rather good at answering quiz questions, Paul Sinha is a dab hand at writing them too. As part of his ongoing partnership with quiz company SpeedQuizzing to encourage more.. Read more


Happy Mondays, Bluetones, Inspiral Carpets and Shed Seven members unite for milestone virtual quiz

Members of some of the biggest indie bands of the 90s have taken part in a milestone virtual quiz, hosted by SpeedQuizzing co-founder (and Shed Seven drummer) Alan Leach, which you can watch  here. Happy Mondays legend Bez, radio presenter, DJ and Inspiral Carpets keyboardist Clint Boon, Shed Seven frontman Rick Witter and singer-songwriter Mark.. Read more


Are YOU Smarter Than A Nine-Year-Old?

Tricky fifteen-question quiz challenges adults on a range of school topics covered in the national curriculum for nine-year-olds Test found that on average nine-year-olds answered 11 questions correctly – while most adults struggled to get more than seven right Think you’re smarter than the average nine-year-old? Well, now’s your chance to prove it. A tricky.. Read more


12-hour quizathon launched in aid of suicide prevention charity

A 39-year-old Greater Manchester man is hoping to raise thousands of pounds for a suicide prevention charity by staging a marathon 12-hour virtual quiz that anyone can join – with Chase star Paul Sinha already confirmed. Irlam resident Simon Lee, who regularly hosts virtual quizzes through our quiz hosting platform SpeedQuizzing Live, came up with.. Read more


What is SpeedQuizzing, how much does it cost and how do you play it?

Here are the answers to the questions we most commonly get asked Over the last year, we’ve seen thousands of new hosts and players getting into SpeedQuizzing and, as ever, we’re incredibly grateful for all the support and plaudits we receive, both from newcomers and those folks who have been with us for years. As.. Read more


One week and counting

Less than a week to go and we can ditch the blankets and winter coats and enjoy a nice pint without fear of our lips sticking to the glass! And with no single-household or Scotch egg restrictions there is no reason to not get your quizzes kicked back off from day one. ‘SpeedQuizzing Live’ has.. Read more


Six from Sinha is finally here

Every question pack will now include a bonus round of six of the best from the ‘Sinnerman’ Six is a topical number these days, isn’t it? It’s cropping up everywhere, from politics and legislation, through to sport and music. So far this year, we’ve had the Rule of Six governing our social interactions, the Six.. Read more


Mallaig teacher announces latest fundraising quiz in support of suicide prevention charity

A fundraising Mallaig teacher who lost her brother to suicide is running a SpeedQuizzing Live quiz, in conjunction with Argos West of Scotland Region, in aid of the Wishaw-based suicide prevention charity, Chris’s House. It’ll be the 11th virtual fundraising quiz Dawn MacPhie, a teacher at Mallaig Primary School, has hosted over the last 12.. Read more


Virtual quiz raises over £1,600 for Birmingham Central Foodbank

A well-known Birmingham vlogger and a SpeedQuizzing host joined forces this month to raise over £1,600 for Birmingham Central Foodbank. Brummy Mummy of 2 blogger and influencer Emma Conway teamed up with quiz host Stoo Pittaway, better known as Mister Quiz, to run a hugely popular ticketed virtual quiz, with over 160 teams taking part.. Read more


Quiz contest launched to mark 1st anniversary of SpeedQuizzing Live – with Chase star Paul Sinha awaiting the finalists!

It’s a Great British institution that has helped to entertain millions of us through three lockdowns. And with more people than ever before taking part in pub quizzes, albeit virtually, we’ve decided to launch a timely virtual contest to find the UK’s best amateur quizzers. We’re launching the contest to mark the first anniversary of.. Read more


TV’s Paul Sinha teams up with SpeedQuizzing to get the nation quizzing and boost morale!

Partnership will spotlight quizzing as a force for good, bringing people together virtually to boost morale, mental health and social engagement at a critical time. We’re delighted to announce that we’re joining forces with The Chase Star Paul Sinha to encourage more people to take up quizzing, in order to deliver a timely boost to.. Read more


SpeedQuizzing creates free hosting platform for teachers to support remote schooling efforts

We’re delighted to be able to announce that we’ve created a new, free to use version of our industry-leading virtual quiz hosting platform specifically for teachers and pupils, to help support both remote and classroom-based learning across the UK during the Covid19 pandemic. SchoolQuizzing by SpeedQuizzing provides educators with free access to an online platform.. Read more


Virtual quiz hosting app launched to support struggling hospitality and entertainment sectors

SpeedQuizzing Live enables users to host and play interactive, virtual gameshow-style pub quizzes. It has been created by quiz tech company SpeedQuizzing to enable the thousands of hospitality operators forced to close under the new tiering to continue to generate some income through hosting quizzes. Beleaguered hospitality operators and entertainment professionals claim app delivers a.. Read more


SpeedQuizzing Live V3 is here!

SpeedQuizzing Live has come a long way since its launch in the first lockdown, and V3 is the biggest jump forward yet.    Main new features include…   Picture Questions on player device screens.  Picture Questions on player device screens means the Livescreen no longer has to be used to show Picture Questions.   Scoreboard.. Read more


Top Ten Trickiest Questions Revealed

Okay, so this is maybe not THE definitive list of the ten trickiest quiz questions ever, but it’s certainly a good starter for ten. After all, the hundreds of SpeedQuizzing hosts all over the world know their onions when it comes to what a good trick question looks and sounds like – so when we.. Read more


Ashford SpeedQuizzing host raises over £3,400 for good causes

An Ashford pub quiz host has raised over £3,400 since June for good causes through a series of virtual quizzes – with more planned over the next six months. Phill Thorne began hosting virtual Speedquizzes in April, primarily as a way of keeping in touch with his quizzing regulars during lockdown when all pubs were.. Read more


Lockdown 2: SpeedQuizzing stands in solidarity with the hospitality industry

The new lockdown will undoubtedly negatively impact our business, but our main concern is for our customers operating within the hospitality industry, who are faced with the prospect of once again having to close their doors from Thursday. Since March, the hospitality industry has worked tirelessly, and at huge cost, to ensure pubs, bars and.. Read more


It’s beginning to look a lot like Quizmas

Ok, so it’s not beginning to look a lot like Christmas quite yet. But, after the year we’ve all had (we’re pretty much done with 2020, how about you?), who can blame us for looking ahead to what is typically one of the happier, more exciting times of the year. It might only be October,.. Read more


The Stockport quizmaster entertaining lockdown students across the country

A Stockport quizmaster is providing hundreds of university students in lockdown or quarantine with some much-needed entertainment. Professional quiz host Tony Murphy has been recruited by Student Castle, which operates a portfolio of high-quality student accommodation in seven cities across the UK, including York, Oxford, Cambridge and Edinburgh, to run a series of virtual pub.. Read more


Virtual quizzes prove the right answer for Edinburgh DJ

A popular Edinburgh DJ is experiencing surging demand for his services after diversifying into hosting virtual quiz events. DJ and entertainer Stewart Calverto made the move after losing all of his DJ and quiz hosting bookings due to the Covid-19 pandemic. He started hosting a weekly virtual SpeedQuiz in April using our free app and online.. Read more


East Grinstead SpeedQuizzing host raises funds for local charities

An East Grinstead quiz host has raised over £1,000 for two local charities through a series of virtual SpeedQuizzes. Rob Marsh began hosting virtual quizzes as a way of keeping in touch with his quizzing regulars during lockdown, when all pubs were closed. Using SpeedQuizzing Live, our free app and online platform which enables users.. Read more


Good, good people invited to join Embrace for SpeedQuizzing party this Saturday

Fans of Embrace are being invited to take part in a SpeedQuizzing party with the indie rockers this Saturday (15 August, 8pm) to celebrate the launch of the band’s new subscription platform, The Secret List. Created by the band as a new and exciting way to connect directly with fans, The Secret List, which is.. Read more


Mallaig SpeedQuizzing host raises vital funds for local causes

A Mallaig quiz host has raised over £600 so far for a trio of good causes through a series of increasingly popular SpeedQuizzing Live events. Dawn MacPhie, a teacher at Mallaig Primary School, came up with the idea of hosting her own SpeedQuizzing Live events after taking part in numerous virtual quizzes during lockdown, while.. Read more


Y Not Festival acts unite for Speed Quiz as part of virtual festival programme

A host of well-known acts who were due to perform at the now cancelled Y Not Festival this weekend have gone head-to-head in a virtual quiz which was screened as part of the festival’s new online event, Y Not At Home (24-25th July). The acts who feature in the quiz included: punk and folk singer-songwriter.. Read more


Actress Charlie Hardwick hosting virtual Emmerdale-themed quiz for NE charity

Actress Charlie Hardwick, who played Val Pollard for over a decade in the TV soap Emmerdale, is hosting a virtual quiz on Sunday 12th July to raise vital funds for local charity Children North East. The acclaimed performer, who most recently starred as Sue Carp in the Channel 4 drama Ackley Bridge, will play the.. Read more


Chester SpeedQuizzing host raises vital funds for Chester Zoo and Alexander’s music venue

A Chester quiz host has raised almost £600 for two of the local businesses most affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. When lockdown began, SpeedQuizzing host Simon Davies began hosting his popular weekly pub quizzes virtually, with the aim of raising money for the local organisations hit hardest by the current restrictions. Using SpeedQuizzing Live, our.. Read more


Blackpool SpeedQuizzing host raises crucial funds for NHS Charities Together

`A Blackpool man has raised almost £600 for NHS Charities Together through a hugely popular SpeedQuizzing event. Adam Vacchiano, 27, staged the virtual charity quiz after thinking about what he could do to support the frontline effort to combat Covid-19. Using SpeedQuizzing Live, our free app and online platform that enables users to host and.. Read more


Belfast SpeedQuizzing host raises over £3,000 for local charities

A Belfast man has raised over £3,000 for local charities after he started hosting a series of increasingly popular virtual SpeedQuizzing events. Simon Johnston from Antrim Road, who works as a Regional Operations Manager for Belfast-based Russell’s Food & Drink, began hosting the lockdown quizzes towards the end of April, with the hope of generating.. Read more


Shed Seven fans given opportunity to take on the band in fast-paced virtual quiz

Think you know everything there is to know about legendary indie band Shed Seven? Well, now’s your chance to prove it! We’re giving Shed Seven fans the ultimate opportunity to prove their credentials in a live contest that will see them go head-to-head with the five members of the band. The Shed Seven themed quiz.. Read more


Supergrass, Kaiser Chiefs and Jake Bugg drummers go head-to-head in SpeedQuizzing Live contest

Members of some of the UK’s biggest and most influential indie bands from the last three decades have battled it out in a fiercely fought SpeedQuizzing Live contest – and you can watch how it all went down here. It’s the second instalment in a series of virtual pub quizzes we’re hosting, in which leading.. Read more


Well-known faces from the UK Indie scene battle it out in charity SpeedQuizzing Live event

A host of well-known singers and musicians from the UK’s indie music scene have gone head-to-head in a virtual SpeedQuizzing Live event aimed at raising money for good causes, you can watch how it all went down here. Amongst the well-known faces who took part were: Shed Seven frontman Rick Witter; singer-songwriter Mark Morriss, best known for.. Read more


Disco Fever: Urmston DJ Jonny Spangles treats thousands to live set, raising £7,000 for local charities to reduce impact of Covid-19

51-year old Urmston resident Jon Hindley, better known to many by his DJ name Jonny Spangles, provided local residents and thousands of Facebook Live viewers with some much-needed relief by staging a live DJ set from his street (watch video of it here) His Sunday afternoon set, which he streamed on Facebook Live, saw him broadcasting to people.. Read more


SpeedQuizzing Live Family Quiz over Zoom during lockdown

Many of our pub hosts are currently using SpeedQuizzing Live to host quizzes direct from their homes via Zoom. We are currently working on a directory of hosts and events to help you navigate these but for the time being get in contact with your local host for more details. Here’s our very own SpeedQuizzing.. Read more


The Show Must Go On.. line !!

SPEEDQUIZZING is looking to save the pub quiz experience and deliver much-needed entertainment to millions of house-bound trivia lovers – thanks to new innovations enabling people to play from home.  With pubs and venues closing to help combat the spread of coronavirus, it means thousands of weekly pub quizzes and trivia events around the globe.. Read more


Celebrity Quizzers Descend On York

Some of quizzing’s biggest names descended on York over the weekend of Saturday 22nd February to take part in the inaugural National Elite SpeedQuizzing event. Run by York-based quiz tech company SpeedQuizzing, in partnership with reigning Brain of Britain and UK quizzing Grand Master David Stainer, the event attracted the very best quizzers, including Egghead’s Barry.. Read more


A Whole New Ball Game

TENS of thousands of football fans from all over the country will get a small taste of SpeedQuizzing’s revolutionary digital quiz at some big games over the coming days. The York-based quiz tech company has partnered with digital advertising company Project11 in a deal that will see a series of football-related trivia electronically displayed on.. Read more


Speed Bingo

SpeedQuizzing launches free Speed Bingo hosting platform for pubs Pubs can now offer customers a fast-paced, interactive digitised bingo experience, thanks to the launch of a new, free-to-download bingo hosting platform. Created by SpeedQuizzing, pioneers of the interactive digital pub quiz, Speed Bingo is an interactive app-based platform that makes it easier and more fun.. Read more