Pub quiz questions

  1. Who is the only person to have become Vice-President and President of the USA without being elected to either position?
    Gerald Ford
    Vice Presidency, 1973–74; Presidency, 1974–77

  2. Which country joined the EEC along with Ireland and the UK in 1973?
    Denmark

  3. Which UK Prime Minister's Munich Agreement wasn't worth the paper it was written on?
    Neville Chamberlain's
    29/30 September 1938

  4. Which member of the Irish Government lives in Phoenix Park?
    The President.
    Incumbant as of May '11 is Mary McAleese, this will change in October 2011 since she cannot stand for re-election.

  5. Who, in 1999, became the second President of the Russian Federation?
    Vladimir Putin

  6. What replaced the Royal Ulster Constabulary in 2001?
    The Police Service of Northern Island
    Politics(4) 2000s(4) Crime(4)

  7. What did Her Majesty announce the abolition of in her 1998 Queen's Speech?
    Hereditary lords' votes in Parliament

  8. Which country's prostitutes gained 2006 EU funding to retrain as geriatric nurses?
    Germany's

  9. What F word did Tony Blair fight to have removed from the European Constitution?
    Federal
    May, 2003

  10. Which city's Leinster House was the USA's White House modelled on?
    Dublin's