Pub quiz questions

  1. Who first ordered the clocks at Sandringham to be set at half-an-hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time?
    Edward VII
    Royalty(8) 1920s(7) 1910s(7)
    1901 to 1936

  2. What ancient English monument was sold for £6,000 at a 1914 auction in Salisbury?
    Stonehenge

  3. Who founded a hospital at Labarene, Gabon, in 1913?
    Albert Schweitzer

  4. What city was RMS Titanic built in?
    Belfast
    Sunk 15 April 1912

  5. What name did George V adopt in 1917 when he realised Saxe-Coburg-Gotha sounded a bit too German?
    Windsor

  6. Which explorer's final words were: "I am just going outside and may be some time?"
    Captain Lawrence Oates'
    17 March 1912

  7. Which Cunard ocean liner was sunk by German torpedoes on 7 May 1915?
    RMS Lusitania
    History(7) Travel(7) 1910s(7)

  8. Which what sort of films was Tom Mix associated?
    Westerns
    336 films between 1910 and 1935

  9. Which neutral country's invasion prompted Britain to declare war on Germany in 1914?
    Belgium's

  10. What was launched in 1910 as the sister organisation to the Boy Scouts?
    Girl Guides
    Leisure(2) 1910s(2)