Pub quiz questions

  1. Which French national holiday is celebrated on July 14?
    Bastille Day

  2. Which Ancient symbol was adopted by the Nazis in Germany as their emblem?
    Swastika
    1920-1945

  3. What was the main colour of a New Model Army uniform?
    Red
    English Civil War, 1642–1651

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

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

  6. Which jazz singer died in an air crash over the English Channel during World War II?
    Glenn Miller
    Music(5) Death(5) Military(5)

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

  8. Who was on the throne of England just 40 years prior to the start of the English Civil War?
    Elizabeth I
    War 1642–1651, reigned 1558-1603

  9. Which famous ship disappeared in the Denmark Strait on 24th May 1941 with the death of all but three of it's 1400 crew?
    H.M.S. Hood

  10. Which country's Antonine Wall was the northernmost frontier of the Roman Empire?
    Scotland's