Pub quiz questions

  1. What date in 1929 saw the shooting of seven members of Bugs Moran's gang in Chicago?
    14 February
    1920s(4) Crime(4)

  2. Between 1925 and 1961 this Russian city was called Stalingrad (Сталингра́д), what is it called today?
    Volgograd (Волгоград)

  3. In which American state was the first ever Ryder Cup held?
    Massachusetts
    Sports(7) Golf(7) 1920s(6)
    1927

  4. Which American silent film comedian starred in 'Safety Last' and 'The Freshman?'
    Harold Lloyd
    Safety last 1923, Freshman 1925

  5. On which T.E. Lawrence book was the 1962 film Lawrence of Arabia based on?
    The Seven Pillars of Wisdom
    Published 1922

  6. Which intergovernmental organization founded as a result of the Paris Peace Conference that ended World War I and held its first council meeting in Paris on 16 January 1920?
    The League of Nations
    It was the precursor to the United Nations that was formed in 1945

  7. Name the US president
    Calvin Coolidge

  8. Which Czech author wrote The Trial and The Castle?
    Franz Kafka
    Published 1925 and 1926 respectively

  9. What was the name of the horse which cleared the Wembly pitch for the famous White Horse Final?
    Billie
    1923

  10. The Tyne Bridge was opened by whom in 1928?
    King George V, and Queen Mary