Pub quiz questions

  1. What is the Flavian Amphitheatre now called by tourists in Rome?
    The Colosseum

  2. Which Brazilian footballer was born Edson Arantes do Nascimento?
    Pelé

  3. What was the former name of Sri Lanka?
    Ceylon
    Changed in 1972

  4. Which barefoot sixties singer was born Sandra Goodrich?
    Sandy Shaw

  5. Which New York City building is named after something you could smooth your clothes with?
    The Flatiron Building

  6. Who was known as the Iron Duke?
    The Duke of Wellington
    History(3) Names(3)

  7. What is the common name for the Boeing 747?
    Jumbo Jet

  8. What was Harry Houdini's real name?
    Erik Weisz, later Ehrich Weiss or Harry Weiss

  9. Who was Ronald Reagan's first wife?
    Jane Wyman

  10. What does the T in Star Trek's Captain James T Kirk stand for?
    Tiberius