Pub quiz questions

  1. Whose 1914 assassination by Gavrilo Princip sparked World War I and is the name of a Scottish rock band?
    Archduke Franz Ferdinand's

  2. What colour is a flag of truce?
    White

  3. Which century witnessed the English Civil War?
    17th
    1642–1651

  4. Who was flying the U2 spy plane shot down over the Soviet Union in 1960?
    Francis Gary Powers

  5. What name is given to a dagger attached to the barrel of a gun?
    Bayonet

  6. Which two Middle Eastern countries fought each other in a war that began in 1980?
    Iran and Iraq

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

  8. What name is given to the compulsory enlistment of recruits for military service?
    Conscription

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

  10. Which country tried to claim the Falkland Islands to start the 1982 war?
    Argentina