Pub quiz questions

  1. What name was given to a Japanese pilot who flew suicide missions in World War II?
    Kamakazi
    Military(2) 1940s(2) 1930s(2)
    1939-1946

  2. Who was UK Prime Minister when the National Health Service was launched in 1948?
    Clement Atlee

  3. What year saw the end of World War II?
    1945

  4. Where would the 1944 summer Olympic games have been held?
    London, UK
    Cancelled because of the war

  5. Which American invented the Credit Card in 1946?
    John Biggins

  6. Johnny Leach & Fred Perry have both been World Champions in which sport?
    Table tennis
    1940s(6) 1950s(6) 1930s(6) Sports(6)
    Only Fred was World Champion at tennis. Leech 1947-1955, Perry 1933-1936

  7. Which is by far the best-known harbour in the Hawaiian Islands?
    Pearl Harbour

  8. Which US President once wore a Nazi uniform in a movie?
    Ronald Reagan
    Desperate Journey, 1942

  9. Where would the 1944 winter Olympic games have been held?
    Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy. Cancelled because of WWII

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