Pub quiz questions

  1. 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.

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

  3. Where were the 1924 winter Olympic games held?
    Chamonix, France

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

  5. Who's tomb did Howard Carter discover in 1922?
    Tutankhamun's

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

  7. What four words did boxer Jack Dempsey use when he lost the Championship to Gene Tunney that Ronald Reagan echoed to Nancy when he was shot?
    I forgot to duck
    Politics(7) Sports(7) Boxing(7) 1980s(7) 1920s(7)
    Boxing fight in 1926, assassination attempt 1981.

  8. Which British theme park boasts 'The Big Dipper,' originally built in 1923?
    Blackpool 'Pleasure Beach'
    Leisure(6) 1920s(6)

  9. What did Stephen Poplawski first add a spinning blade to in 1922?
    Blender
    1920s(5) Science(5)

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