Pub quiz questions

  1. Where would the 1940 winter Olympic games have been held?
    Initially in Sapporo, Japan, but they gave it back to the IOC. IOC gave it to St Moritz, Switzerland, but after falling out, the IOC confiscated it. IOC then gave it to Garmisch-Partenkirchen, but it was eventually cancelled because of the warn
    Olympics(10) Sports(10) 1940s(10)

  2. In which year did the first winter Olympics not happen in the same year as the summer Olympics?
    1994 (Norway)

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

  4. Originally known as Idlewild airport, what is it known as today?
    John F Kennedy International Airport
    Construction began in 1943, renamed to Major General Alexander E. Anderson Airport in 1944. renamed to New York International Airport, Anderson Field in 1948, renamed to JFK in 1963

  5. 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

  6. Which Disney musical movie was the first to be shown to large public audiences with stereophonic sound?
    Fantasia
    1940

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

  8. What was the nickname of Arthur Harris who was in charge of the World War II Allied air campaign against Germany?
    Bomber
    Military(3) Names(3) 1940s(3)

  9. Character
    Geppetto
    Pinocchio, 1940, voiced by Christian Rub

  10. Who filled the rĂ´le of the Sorcerer's Apprentice in Fantasia?
    Mickey Mouse
    1940