Pub quiz questions

  1. Topaz or citrine are the birthstones for which month?
    November
    From the standardised list from 1912

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

  3. In the Twelve days of Christmas, nine ladies dancing were given, representing the nine fruits of the holy spirit - what are they?
    Love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control

  4. Sapphire is the birthstone for which month?
    September
    From the standardised list from 1912

  5. When did/does Ramadan start in 2011?
    August 1st

  6. In the Old Testament, who was the the elder brother of Moses?
    Aaron

  7. In the Old Testament, who was the favourite wife of Jacob?
    Rachel

  8. What is the opposite of "widdershins" (otherwise known as "tuathal")?
    Deasil/Deosil

  9. What national holiday is celebrated in Britain on St Stephen's Day?
    Boxing Day

  10. Which high-ranking church official was Terry Waite working for when he was kidnapped?
    Archbishop of Canterbury (Robert Runcie)
    Kidnapped 1987, released 1991