Emperor's Fabulous Quiz

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The Emperor's Fabulous Quiz is an event which takes place in the Empire of Adammia on three occasions every year - firstly, typically on the closest Saturday to 13 April during the Foundation Day celebrations (when it is referred to as The Emperor's Fabulous Foundation Day Quiz), secondly, typically the Saturday after the August National Election during the State Opening of Council celebrations, and thirdly, on New Year's Eve (31 December, when it is referred to as The Emperor's Fabulous New Year's Quiz). The quiz is part of celebrations organised by the Imperial Government on those three occasions and is hosted by Emperor Adam I. It takes a form similar to that of a pub quiz, inspired by the "World Famous Pub Quiz" held on the Saturday night of the tri-annual Insomnia Gaming Festival. The quiz's attendees are typically the members of the House of Hall, and as such it is a lot more family-friendly than the event which inspired it.

The first instance of the quiz took place during New Year's Eve celebrations on 31 December 2015. The first quiz consisted of five rounds: general knowledge, film TV and games trivia, a coin hunt, the "impossible" round (consisting of three extremely hard questions which were worth more points), and music. This format was improved for the second quiz held for the State Opening of Council on 20 August 2016 (the Foundation Day 2016 quiz being cancelled due to the death of Winifred Hall), and featured more questions, a prize and the removal of the coin hunt and the "impossible" round.

In October 2016, Emperor Adam I revealed that a spin-off of the event, known as the Emperor's Fabulous Pub Quiz, would be hosted by him in the Colony of Alluria for fellow University of Birmingham students. This variation of the quiz is aimed at more mature audiences, and as such is more similar to the Insomnia Pub Quiz which inspired it than the original Emperor's Fabulous Quiz. The original does not have a theme tune as such, but the Pub Quiz version's unofficial theme tune is Come on Eileen by Dexy's Midnight Runners, which is traditionally played at the end of the pub quiz, whilst the answers are being marked.

The quiz is known for its distinctive style; the Emperor, when hosting, typically wears his top hat and a black or red bow tie. As well as being read out, questions are presented on a slide show, in white text on a black background. Video clips of various memes are played in between rounds, and an image-based meme is usually included with the team registration sheet. Before the quiz, during the interval, and after the quiz, background music is played, which is typically so-called "cheesy" 80s music.

Quiz results

Emperor's Fabulous New Year's Quiz 2015

Position Team name Members Round 1 Round 2 Round 4 Round 5 Total
1 JCD Emperor Mother Jayne, Sir Christopher Hall, Crown Prince Daniel 8 0 0 11 19*
2 The 3 Musketeers Madam Winifred Hall, Sir Reginald Hall, Madam Julie Foster 7 2 0 10 19
3 Antidistplishtablishmentarionism Lord Sir Andrew Hall**, Prince Jake, Sir Matthew Foster 6 2 0 4 12

"*" - JCD won on tie break
"**" - During the music round Andrew Hall temporarily became quizmaster, with Emperor Adam assuming his place on the team.

Emperor's Fabulous State Opening Quiz 2016

Position Team name Members Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Total
1 Fab 3 Lord Sir Andrew Hall, Madam Julie Foster, Sir David Hall 9 6 10 12 37
2 The Four Ferrets Sir Reginald Hall, Emperor Mother Jayne, Crown Prince Daniel, Prince Jake 10 8 7 11 36
3 Chornkli Blarclo Hutchinson Molornslkli
Hammed Walapa Calcium Horsetooth
Sir Christopher Hall, Madam Debbie Shaw, Eleanor Hall, Christina Hall 9 5 8 12 34

Emperor's Fabulous New Year's Eve Quiz 2016

Position Team name Members Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Total
1 Three's A Crowd Sir David Hall, Emperor Mother Jayne, Sir Reginald Hall 10 10 8 28
2 Chornk Sir Christopher Hall, Madam Debbie Shaw, Eleanor Hall, Christina Hall 11 5 10 26
3 The Winning Team Lord Sir Andrew Hall, Madam Julie Foster, Prince Jake, Sir Matthew Foster, James Foster 9 6 6 21

Emperor's Fabulous Foundation Day Quiz 2017

Position Team name Members Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Total
1 Three's A Crowd Sir David Hall, Emperor Mother Jayne, Sir Paul McKenna 15 7 5 4 6.5 37.5
2 Party animals Madam Julie Foster, Simon Parkes, Sir Christopher Hall, Madam Debbie Shaw, Christina Hall 15 10 6 - - 31
3 Triple Threats Lord Sir Andrew Hall, Prince Jake, Sir Matthew Foster 14 1 5 4 4.5 28.5

Emperor's Fabulous New Year's Eve Quiz 2017

Position Team name Members Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Total
1 The Swans Emperor Mother Jayne, Lord Sir Paul McKenna, Sir Reginald Hall, Lord Sir Matthew Foster, Prince Jake 10 13 8 11 42
2 The League of Gentlemen Madam Julie Foster, Simon Parkes, Lord Sir Andrew Hall, James Foster 6 9 7 13 35
3 Max Sir Christopher Hall, Madam Debbie Shaw, Eleanor Hall, Christina Hall 5 7 5 13 30

Emperor's Fabulous Foundation Day Quiz 2018

Position Team name Members Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Total
1 Tiger Roll Lady Julie Foster, Lord David Hall, Lord Matthew Foster, 6 11 6 15 38
2 3 Blind Mice Lord Paul McKenna, Prince Jake, Emperor Mother Jayne 4 10 4 11 29
3 The Quiz Masters Lord Reginald Hall, Lord Andrew Hall, Emperor Adam I 4 11 2 4 21

Emperor's Fabulous Pub Quiz results

Emperor's Fabulous Pub Quiz November 2016

Position Team name Members Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Total
1 Quizlamic State Zak Maguire, Alexander Hasioszyn, Joe Daniels 4 5 7 6 5 27
2 Fuckers Megan Day, Shakera Green, Anna Darke, Jack Sykes 2 3.5 8 4 6 23.5
3 Article 50 Sir Alex Helliker KOV, Col. Luca Panconi, Emily Huffer 5 4 8 3.5 1 21.5

Emperor's Fabulous Pub Quiz December 2016 (Christmas Special)

Position Team name Members Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Total
1 Joe and the Chodes Zak Maguire, Jack Sykes 2 3.5 6 7.5 19
2-3 Birthday Bitchez Megan Day, Anna Darke, Joe Daniels 4.5 5 3 5.5 18
2-3 Jap's Eyez Sir Alex Helliker KOA, Col. Luca Panconi 6 2 6 4 18

Emperor's Fabulous Joelonian Con Pub Quiz

Position Team name Members Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Total
1 Adammic National Party Colonel Sir Cavan Garfield, Lord Sir Euan Carey, James Melling 7 7 8.5 22.5*
2 Deez Nutz Dan Hatton, Joe Waters, Frankie Painter, Adam Breedon 8 7 7.5 22.5

"*" - Adammic National Party won tie-break wrestling match

Emperor's Fabulous Pub Quiz February 2017 (Birthday Special)

Position Team name Members Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Total
1 I Wanted To Use My Dick For This! Jack Sykes, Alexander Hasioszyn 7 2 4 6 19
2 Fucking LAMB SAUCE Col. Luca Panconi, Zak Maguire 4 5 6 3 18
3 The Cunts Meg Day, Anna Darke 3 2 7 2 14

Emperor's Fabulous Pub Quiz March 2017 (Crossover with The Chunder Games)

Position Team name Members Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Total
1 Mumpstreet Chode Chompers Gen. Sir Luca Panconi KOA, Col. Sir Zak Maguire KOA, Jack Sykes 6.5 8.5 1 16
2 Slightly not really kind of a little ket hungover Madam Anna Darke DOA, Sir Alexander Hasioszyn KOA, Meg Day 5 9.5 0 14.5

Emperor's Fabulous Pub Quiz June 2017

Position Team name Members Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Total
1 Anthrax Sir Alex Helliker KOV, Anna Worthington 8 6 5 6 25
2 We Hate Foxes (and Migrants) Gen. Sir Luca Panconi KOA, Col. Sir Zak Maguire KOA, Joe Daniels 7 2 5 7 21
3 Tréseme Madam Anna Darke DOA, Sir Jack Sykes KOA 7 2 5 3 18

Other spin-offs

Joe Daniels Pub Quiz

Emperor Adam I was invited to host a short, single-round quiz as part of the 21st birthday party of Commodore Sir Joe Daniels, held in Alluria on 17 November 2017. The quiz was written by General Sir Luca Panconi. The quiz was branded in the style of the Emperor's Fabulous Quiz, but was written by someone other than the Emperor for the first time.

UBLD Choose A Charity Pub Quiz

On 27 November 2017, the Emperor hosted the UBLD Choose A Charity Pub Quiz, at the Indie Lounge in Selly Oak, Birmingham. This event was ran by the University of Birmingham Liberal Democrats rather than the Office of the Emperor, but the quiz was styled and structured in the same manner as the Emperor's Fabulous Quiz, so it is considered a spin-off. It was the first version of the quiz to have not taken place on Adammic territory. The quiz was the largest hosted to date by the Emperor, and £70 was raised for a charity of the winning team's choice, which was Médecins Sans Frontières. The winning team also won £30 as their personal prize. The quiz was ran in parallel with a raffle, which accounted for a significant proportion of the charity donation. Notably, the quiz was attended by the Prime Minister of Wazakhstan, Ned Hilton, marking the first occasion that a quiz was attended by the head of government of a micronation other than Adammia.

Position Team name Members Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6 Round 7 Total
1 The Delicious Friends Anna Worthington, Harry Roughan, Madam Sophie Thornton DOA, Rhys Murphy, Alicia Butteriss, Jamie Lawson 8 10 5 8 8 7 9 55
2-3 Lib Dem Friends of Quizrael Sir Alex Helliker PM KOV, Hannah Hunter, Alex Read, Will Greenow, Josh Groves, Gemma 8 9 8 7 7 7 6 52
2-3 Conservative Friends of Cameron Beavan-King Cameron Beavan-King, Lily Regardsoe, Josh Mackenzie, Joe Hamblin, Michael Sanders, Joseph McColl 9 6 7 8 6 9 7 52
4 Spank Me Daddy Asher Bond, Jessica Payne, James Brady, Sam Thompson, Ned Hilton, Hermione Peace 7 7 8 8 5 8 7.5 50.5
5 I'm not gay but £20 is £20 Callum Lerigo, Sam Boardman, Megan Farrell, Michael Hulme, Ffion Williams 5 8 6 7 7 7 7 47