Pub quiz questions

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

  2. Which Bolshevik leader was assassinated in Mexico in 1940?
    Leon Trotsky
    1940s(5) Politics(5) Crime(5)

  3. On which cities were atomic bombs dropped near the end of WWII in 1945
    Hiroshima and Nagasaki

  4. 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
    Sports(10) Olympics(10) 1940s(10)

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

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

  7. In what year did Queen Elizabeth II marry Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten?
    1947
    Royalty(7) 1940s(7)

  8. What organisation replaced the League of Nations?
    The United Nations
    Founded 1945

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

  10. Which youth movement was started by 'White Fox' John Hargrave?
    The Kindred of the Kibbo Kift
    Leisure(8) 1920s(8) 1930s(8) 1940s(8) 1950s(8)
    England, 1920-1951