Pub quiz questions

  1. Which country was missing from the map on the cover of the 2004 'Eurostat Statistical Compendium' of all the facts and figures about Europe?
    Wales

  2. Which island was Napoleon on at the time of his death?
    Saint Helena

  3. What historic tragedy have Dr Who and Ra's al Ghul from Batman Begins both claimed responsibility for?
    The Great Fire of London

  4. Who ruled England between July 975 – March 978
    Saint Edward the Martyr (Eadweard)

  5. In which language was Elizabeth I's coronation conducted?
    Latin

  6. What became available on the National Health Service in December 1961?
    The contraceptive pill

  7. Which exhibition made a profit that helped fund the Science, Natural History and Victoria and Albert Museums?
    The Great Exhibition

  8. What happened to British Prime Minister Spencer Perceval in May 1812?
    He was assassinated

  9. What Oscar-winning Steven Spielberg movie was partly filmed on the Omaha Beach Golf Club overlooking the D-Day beaches?
    Saving Private Ryan

  10. What was the longest, widest, tallest passenger ship ever built when she was launched in 1882?
    RMS Queen Mary 2 (QM2)
    History(2) Travel(2) 1800s(2)