Pub quiz questions

  1. What was suspended in Britain in 1965 and finally banned in 1969?
    Capital Punishment

  2. Who was the most famous creation of the Australian author P.L.Travers?
    Mary Poppins
    Published 1934. Film 1964

  3. In which Texas city was President John F. Kennedy assassinated in 1963?
    Dallas

  4. Name the US president
    Dwight D. Eisenhower
    Politics(5) 1960s(5) 1950s(5)

  5. Which Argentinian Marxist, who became a bedroom poster icon of the 1960s, was one of Fidel Castro's closest advisers?
    Ernesto 'Che' Guevara

  6. What vehicle's first passenger carrying service was the Vickers VA-3 travelling from Wallasey to Rhyl in 1961?
    Hovercraft
    Science(5) 1960s(5)

  7. What was the name of the British film company who dominated the horror film market in the 50s 60s & 70s?
    Hammer House of Horror

  8. Which controversial bill, sponsored by MP David Steel, was passed in 1967 and came into force in 1968?
    The Abortion Act (1967)

  9. Which future Labour MP for Buckingham was born Ján Ludvík Hoch?
    Robert Maxwell
    Politics(7) Names(7) 1960s(7) Sleaze(7)
    Full birth name was 'Ján Ludvík Hyman Binyamin Hoch', MP 1964–1970

  10. What came to Britain in 1967 that wiped out most of the country's elm trees?
    Dutch elm disease
    Nature(2) 1960s(2)