Pub quiz questions

  1. What's the name of the building which stands at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington DC?
    The White House

  2. What did the residence of the President of the USA become formerly known as in 1901?
    The White House

  3. Name the politician
    Ed(ward) Miliband

  4. Jul '11, William Hague announced the expulsion of all diplomats from which country while inviting rebels to send their own diplomats?
    Libya

  5. What was the former name of Sri Lanka?
    Ceylon
    Changed in 1972

  6. What country saw the 1979-1980 hostage crisis which ended as Ronald Regan took his oath of office?
    Iran

  7. Name the politician
    Edward Heath

  8. Name the US president
    Zachary Taylor

  9. Which ancient Roman building's night time lighting is changed from white to gold when someone anywhere in the world has the death penalty commuted?
    The Colosseum's

  10. Aug'11, Which country's president was pictured trying to bend a frying pan?
    Russia (Putin)