Pub quiz questions

  1. Who was the first left-hander to serve two terms as US President?
    Bill Clinton

  2. In which year did the Gunpowder plot take place?
    1605

  3. Argentina released an Olympic advert showing one of their hopefuls training, ending with the slogan "To compete on English soil we train on Argentine soil." Where was the whole advert filmed?
    The Falklands
    2012 Olympics

  4. Which ex-Labour MP was arrested in 2012 in the Houses of Parliament and in 2013 in the House of Commons after getting drunk in the bars there?
    Eric Joyce

  5. What brought a halt to production across Britain in 1842?
    The General Strike

  6. Which anti-trade union US President was a former head of the Screen Actors Guild?
    Ronald Reagan
    1947 to 1952 and in 1959

  7. What connects Pondichéry, Karikal, Yanaon, Mahé, Chandernagor?
    Former French territories in India

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

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

  10. Who became president of South Africa in 1994?
    Nelson Mandela