Pub quiz questions

  1. Which city staged the premier of 'Gone with the Wind' which black actress Hattie McDaniel couldn't attend due to Georgia's segregation laws?
    Atlanta
    Book: 1936, Film 1939

  2. Which famous World War II figher plane was designed by Reginald Joeseph Michell?
    Spitfire
    1932

  3. Name the US president
    Theodore Roosevelt
    Politics(4) 1940s(4) 1930s(4)

  4. Which war provides the background for 'Gone with the Wind?'
    American Civil War
    Book: 1936, Film 1939

  5. Which British composer wrote A Child of Our Time and The Ice Break?
    Sir Michael Tipett
    Child of Our time written between 1939 and 1941, Ice Break first produced 1977

  6. Who's abdication handed the throne to George VI?
    Edward VIII's
    People(1) Royalty(1) 1930s(2) Sleaze(1)
    11 December 1936 - after just over 11 months

  7. Who signed the Anti-Comintern Pact in 1936?
    Germany and Japan

  8. What activity involving animals was a demonstration sport at the 1932 Lake Placid Olympics?
    Dog-sled racing

  9. Which English-born actor starred in 'The Private Life of Henry VIII' and 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame?'
    Charles Laughton
    Released 1933 and 1939 respectively

  10. Where were the 1936 winter Olympic games held?
    Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany