Pub quiz questions

  1. Where were the 1948 winter Olympic games held?
    St. Moritz, Switzerland

  2. Where would the 1940 summer Olympic games have been held?
    Tokyo, Japan, then when it was stripped from them, Helsinki, Finland. Then it was cancelled totally

  3. Character
    Lampwick (as a human)
    Pinocchio, 1940, voiced by Frankie Darro

  4. Which former Special Constable committed the murders that Timothy Evans hung for?
    John Christie
    1950s(6) 1940s(6) Crime(6)
    Murders between 1943-1953, Evans hanged for two in 1949 in 1950, Christie hanged in 1953

  5. What kind of ethereal requests were forbidden in the USA during World War II?
    Music requests on the radio
    It was feared secret agents and saboteurs would be able to cimmunicate.

  6. Which country lost the highest proportion of its citizens in World War II?
    Poland

  7. Character
    Lampwick (as a donkey)
    Pinocchio, 1940, voiced by Frankie Darro

  8. Character
    Jiminy Cricket
    Pinocchio, 1940, voiced by Cliff Edwards

  9. What US president came up with the title United Nations after spotting it in Bryon's "Childe Harold's Pilgrimage?"
    Franklin D Roosevelt

  10. In which month of 1945 were the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki?
    August