Pub quiz questions

  1. What plant disease was first described in Holland in 1919?
    Dutch elm disease
    Biology(4) Nature(4) 1910s(4)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  10. What was the name of the King's horse which trampled suffragette Emily Davison?
    Anmer
    4 June 1913