Pub quiz questions

  1. Which ancient Roman building's night time lighting is changed from white to gold when someone anywhere in the world has the death penalty commuted?
    The Colosseum's

  2. Who was branded the World's most prolific, living serial killer before he killed himself in 2004?
    Harold Shipman
    2000s(3) 1990s(3) Crime(3)
    Convicted 2000 for murders between 1995-1998. Died 2004

  3. Which US gangster described himself as a used furniture dealer on his business card?
    Al Capone
    Crime(1)

  4. Which Bolshevik leader was assassinated in Mexico in 1940?
    Leon Trotsky
    Politics(5) 1940s(5) Crime(5)

  5. What date in 1929 saw the shooting of seven members of Bugs Moran's gang in Chicago?
    14 February
    1920s(4) Crime(4)

  6. Which fashionable street in Paris boasts the site where the guillotine stood?
    Place de la Concorde

  7. What charge were Lady Jane Grey and Catherine Howard beheaded in the Tower of London on?
    Treason
    Royalty(5) Crime(5)

  8. Which organisation is also known as 'La Cosa Nostra?'
    The Mafia
    Names(4) Crime(3)

  9. What building boasts Traitors Gate which was opened to bring prisoners in from the Thames?
    The Tower of London

  10. What was the name of Clyde Barrow's brother who joined Bonnie and Clyde in some of their heists?
    Buck
    Names(6) Crime(6)