Pub quiz questions

  1. Who ruled England between March/April 1014 – April 1016 (second reign)
    Æthelred the Unready (Æþelræd Unræd)

  2. Who ruled England between April 1483 – June 1483
    Edward V

  3. Which famous ship disappeared in the Denmark Strait on 24th May 1941 with the death of all but three of it's 1400 crew?
    H.M.S. Hood

  4. Who became the first Englishman to circumnavigate the globe?
    Sir Francis Drake

  5. Which English explorer, who made three attempts to discover the Northwest Passage, gave his name to a bay on Baffin Island?
    Sir Martin Frobisher

  6. In which month of 1945 were the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki?
    August

  7. Which ship sank as RMS Carpathia rescued roughly 700 of the former's survivors?
    RMS Titanic
    History(1) Travel(1) 1910s(1)
    Sank 1912

  8. Which modern city's ancient remains are called Old Sarum?
    Salisbury's

  9. In which war were the battles of Bunker Hill and Brandywine Creek fought?
    War of American independence

  10. Which construction in Rome is the best preserved Roman building and the oldest important building in the world with its roof intact?
    The Pantheon