Whilst the lockdown restrictions may be slowly lifting, it may still be a while before we’re all back in the pub partaking in a classic pub quiz of a weekend, so here at Allan Janes we thought we would bring the quiz to you – complete with prizes!
Each week we will be posting a round of quiz questions, with a bottle of bubbly available for the highest scorer of the first 20 responses received. Play each week, and you could be in for a chance to win an extra bottle of bubbly as the overall quiz champion.
To enter simply email your answers to the questions below to our Quizmaster, Iwan Emanuel. If you win, we will be in contact to arrange to send you your prize, so don’t forget to send us some contact details as well.
- What is the Central Criminal Court in London better known as?
- How many legal jurisdictions are there in the United Kingdom?
- In which part of the British Isles can you orally invoke the aid of a Prince to stop someone doing something?;
- How many judges sit on the UK Supreme Court?
- When did the right to be tried by a jury of your fellow citizens first arise in England?
- Can an executor of your will also be a beneficiary?
- When was the death penalty abolished in the United Kingdom?
- After Brexit, the United Kingdom will be subject to the European Court of Human Rights – true or false?
- English judges bring their courts to order by banging a gavel – true or false?
- Who makes the law in the United Kingdom?
WW2 History (inspired by VE Day)
- Which was the only independent S.American country to send troops abroad to fight in WW2?
- Which was the longest battle in WW2?
- Which was the largest land battle in WW2?
- Allied aircrews were issued with a piece of equipment that became known as a Mae West – what was it and why was it so called?
- Of the 3 Heads of State of the Axis powers in WW2, two were still in place after the end of the war – can you name them?
- Who were the Heads of State of the USA, the United Kingdom and Germany on the day before V.E.Day?
- Which Allied tank was christened “The Tommy Cooker” by German troops because of its propensity to catch fire when hit?
- What did the following all have in common – the Spitfire, the Lancaster Bomber, the P51B Mustang and the Cromwell tank?
- In which naval battle did the Duke of Edinburgh earn a Mention in Dispatches?
- Which two decisive battles in India marked the turning-point in the war against Japanese forces in Burma?
- Which two countries fielded both biplanes and jet fighters in combat squadrons in 1944?
- What was the minimum age for joining the Royal Navy in WW2?
- Which of the Western Allies had a fighter wing permanently based on the Eastern Front from 1943 until V.E.Day?
- Which country invaded Poland on 17 September 1939?
- What percentage of RAF Bomber Command aircrew were killed in action?