Pub quiz questions

  1. In which month did the Battle of Hastings take place?
    October
    1066

  2. Which city's Bastille was stormed in 1789?
    Paris

  3. Which European country was the site for the Battle of Waterloo?
    Belgium

  4. Which tribe of Britons was lead by Boadicea/Boudicca?
    The Iceni

  5. Which famous embroidery includes the Battle of Hastings?
    The Bayeux Tapestry

  6. Which ancient city's capture resulted in TE Lawrence's (of Arabia) promotion to lieutenant-colonel in 1918
    Damascus
    TE stands for Thomas Edward

  7. Which famous World War II figher plane was designed by Reginald Joeseph Michell?
    Spitfire
    1932

  8. Which Iraqi leader ordered the invasion of Kuwait in 1990?
    Saddam Hussein

  9. In the British Army, what rank falls between Captain and Lieutenant Colonel?
    Major

  10. In which American State did the Battle of Gettysburg take place?
    Pennsylvania