Pub quiz questions

  1. What was the official name for the World War II evacuation of Dunkirk?
    Operation Dynamo
    1940

  2. In which English city did the Peterloo massacre take place?
    Manchester
    1819

  3. Who fought the Six Day War in 1967?
    Arabs and Israelis

  4. Which British dependency did Argentina raise its flag over to kick off the 1982 Falklands War?
    South Georgia

  5. By what military rank is the President of Libya known?
    Colonel

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

  7. Which country did Osama bin Laden head for when expelled from Sudan?
    Afghanistan
    1995

  8. What colour is a flag of truce?
    White

  9. Which controversial film rewrote history to give the Americans credit for capturing an Enigma decoding machine?
    U-571
    Set in 1942, released in 2000

  10. Where was Formula One being held in 2012 amid controversy about the safety of participants and spectators?
    Bahrain