Pub quiz questions

  1. What was the 1914 Eagle the first example of from the Rolls-Royce factory?
    Aircraft engine

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

  3. Which Lord featured on the famous World War I 'Your Country Needs You' poster?
    Lord Kitchener

  4. Which expedition leader was narrowly beaten to the South Pole by Roald Amundsen in 1912?
    Robert Falcon Scott
    History(2) 1910s(2)

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

  6. What did Emily Davison have in her pocket to suggest she didn't intend killing herself under the hooves of the King's horse?
    A return train ticket
    4 June 1913

  7. Which of Sir Ernest Shackleton's ships failed to live up to its name when it was crushed by Antarctic ice in 1915?
    Endurance
    History(6) 1910s(6)

  8. What were sociable drinkers banned from buying in pubs in September 1916 at the risk of a £100 fine?
    A round
    Politics(6) Drink(6) 1910s(6)
    Equiv to £7,300 in 2012

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

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