Pub quiz questions

  1. Which Lord featured on the famous World War I 'Your Country Needs You' poster?
    Lord Kitchener

  2. What is the purpose of the Schengen Agreement, signed on 14 June 1985 near the town of Schengen in Luxembourg between 5 members of the then EU, and subsequently signed or applies to all EU members except the UK and Ireland?
    It abolishes internal borders, enabling passport-free movement between a large number of European countries.

  3. What did the Greeks spend before they had the euro?
    Drachmas
    2001

  4. Who partnered Tony Blair in a charity tennis match in May 2002?
    Pat Cash

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

  6. Name the politician
    Ed(ward) Miliband

  7. What household tax was retained in Northern Ireland but replaced in the rest of Britain by the so-called Poll Tax?
    Rates
    1990

  8. Who gave up the title of Viscount Stansgate to remain an MP?
    Tony Benn
    He disclaimed the peerage in 1963 on the day the Peerage Act 1963 passed into law and made it possible for him to do so.

  9. Which country was at war with Iran from 1980 to 1988?
    Iraq

  10. Which UK Chancellor holds the record for the longest budget speech, which lasted 4 hr 45 min?
    Gladstone
    1853