Pub quiz questions

  1. Who did Mehmet Ali Ağca attempt to assassinate in 1981?
    Pope John Paul II
    Religion(4) 1980s(4) Crime(4)

  2. What nickname was attached to murderer Donald Nielsen?
    The Black Panther
    1970s(4) Crime(4)
    Murders from robberies in 1974, final victim 1975. Convicted 1976. Died 2011

  3. The attempted assassination of which pop artist and film-maker was the subject of a 1996 film by Mary Harron?
    Andy Warhol (I short Andy Warhol)
    Art(5) 1990s(5) Crime(5)

  4. What was Al Capone's alibi for the St Valentine's Day Massacre?
    Holidaying in Florida
    Crime(7)

  5. Which 1996 horror film was partly based on Daniel Harold Rolling, also known as The Gainesville Ripper, a serial killer in 1989/90?
    Scream

  6. Stella Rimington was the first female director general of which organisation?
    MI5
    1990s(3) Crime(3)
    1992-1996

  7. In which year was the last judicial hanging in Britain?
    1964
    1960s(4) Crime(6)
    Both Peter Anthony Allen and Gwynne Owen Evans on the same day for the murder of John Alan West.

  8. What was Al Capone's nickname?
    Scarface
    Names(2) Crime(2)

  9. Which notorious murderer terrorised London in 1888?
    Jack the Ripper

  10. Aug '11, Which of the three people convicted for the death of Peter Connelly/Baby P was released less than halfway through his six-year jail sentence?
    Jason Owen