Pub quiz questions

  1. In which decade of the 20th century was Paddy Ashdown born?
    1940s

  2. Which Liberal Party leader's alleged involvement in the shooting of a Great Dane resulted in Auberon Waugh forming his Dog Lover Party?
    Jeremy Thorpe's
    1979

  3. Which Liberal leader was asked by Jeremy Paxman if he drank privately; "by yourself, a bottle of whisky late at night?"
    Charles Kennedy
    Politics(3) Drink(3) 2000s(3)
    2002 interview

  4. What was the name of the King's horse which trampled suffragette Emily Davison?
    Anmer
    4 June 1913

  5. Name the US president
    Herbert Hoover
    Politics(8) 1920s(7) 1930s(7)

  6. In which year was Nelson Mandela released from prison?
    1990s

  7. What did the Slovenians spend before they had the euro?
    Tolars
    2007

  8. Who is the Republican presumptive nominee for the 2012 presidential elections?
    Mitt Romney

  9. What is the Latin motto on the Great Seal of the United States?
    E Pluribus Unum ('Out of many, one' or 'One from many')

  10. What did former UK Chancellor Nigel Lawson call 'a national obsession?'
    The National Health Service