Pub quiz questions

  1. What is St George said to have killed with a lance called Ascalon?
    A dragon

  2. On which day are hot-cross buns traditionally eaten?
    Good Friday

  3. Name the books of the Torah (aka the Pentateuch)
    Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy

  4. in which month is Epiphany?
    January

  5. Started in 1867, and finally consecrated in 1910, which cathedral in London is the mother church of the Catholic community in England and Wales?
    Westminster Cathedral

  6. What connects Hart(1), Adler (5 and 6), Hertz(7), Jakobovits(9), Sacks(10)?
    Chief Rabbis

  7. What is the birthstone for June?
    Moonstone, pearl (or alexandrite)
    From the standardised list from 1912

  8. Which US President used his wife's astrologer for advice on 'virtually every move and decision?'
    Ronald Reagan

  9. Whose 2005 funeral was attended by five kings, four queens and 70 presidents and prime ministers?
    Pope John Paul II's
    Died 2005

  10. What name is given to the body of soldiers that protects the Pope?
    Swiss Guard