Pub quiz questions

  1. What northern spa town was Agatha Christie found in when she disappeared in 1926?
    Harrogate

  2. Which future Prime Minister with no experience in Finance left the Liberals to become Tory Chancellor of the Exchequer in 1924?
    Winston Churchill

  3. Name the US president
    Calvin Coolidge

  4. What building first appeared on the back of a US $20 bill in 1928?
    The White House

  5. Where were the 1924 summer Olympic games held?
    Paris, France

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

  7. Which titled military leader became Tory Prime Minister in 1928?
    The Duke of Wellington

  8. Which what sort of films was Tom Mix associated?
    Westerns
    336 films between 1910 and 1935

  9. Who first ordered the clocks at Sandringham to be set at half-an-hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time?
    Edward VII
    Royalty(8) 1920s(7) 1910s(7)
    1901 to 1936

  10. Which sport was contested at the 1988 Olympics for the first time in 64 years?
    Tennis
    1920s(6) 1980s(6) Sports(6) Olympics(6)
    Previously played at the 1924 Olympics. Was a demonstration sport in 1968 and 1984.