Pub quiz questions

  1. Of which country was Dom Mintoff prime minister from 1955 to 1958 and 1971 to 1984?
    Malta

  2. Who became Prime Minister of Cuba in 1959?
    Fidel Castro

  3. Which explorer was a Liberal Unionist candidate for Dundee at the 1906 general election?
    Ernest Shackleton

  4. Which Cuban naval base has been leased to the USA until 2033?
    Guantanamo Bay

  5. What was suspended in Britain in 1965 and finally banned in 1969?
    Capital Punishment

  6. Which county is officially the poorest area in the UK, with the lowest contribution to the national economy?
    Cornwall

  7. What address did Chancellor Gordon Brown move in to in 1997 even though it was someone else's official home?
    10 Downing Street
    Number 11 was roomier for the then PM Tony Blair

  8. Broxbourn is a local government district of which English county?
    Hertfordshire

  9. What was the full legal surname of Winston Churchill?
    Spencer-Churchill

  10. Which actor played the leader of the Tooting Popular Front in Citizen Smith?
    Robert Lindsay
    12 April 1977 – 31 December 1980