TRM Pub Quiz – Round 6 (Thursday 7 May 2020)
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Round 1 – Anagrams
Question 1 - barri smithy
Answer - British Army
Question 2 - acre misti
Answer - Armistice
Question 3 - argo innit
Answer - Rationing
Question 4 - fire pits
Answer - Spitfire
Question 5 - alvy any or
Answer - Royal Navy
Question 6 - cry vito
Answer - Victory
Question 7 - been crammer
Answer - Remembrance
Question 8 - forward twirls
Answer - First World War
Question 9 - abba filet triton
Answer - Battle of Britain
Question 10 - dis role
Answer - Soldier
Round 2 – British Military History
Question 1 - Who designed the 2020 75th Anniversary of VE Day Coin?
Answer - Dominique Evans
Question 2 - What are the code names of the 5 Normandy landing beaches – as featured on the 2019 75th Anniversary of D-Day Commemorative Coin?
Answer - Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno and Sword
Question 3 - Name 2 of the 4 aircraft featured on the RAF Centenary £2 coins
Answer - The Spitfire, The Vulcan, The Sea King and The Lightning II
Question 4 - The 950th Anniversary of the Battle of Hastings was marked in 2016 with a commemorative 50p coin designed by John Bergdahl. In which year did the Battle take place?
Answer - 1066
Question 5 - Who was Prime Minister on VE Day?
Answer - Winston Churchill
Question 6 - In what year did we release the coin celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the first Remembrance Day?
Answer - 2019
Question 7 - In 2006 we released a 50p coin commemorating the 150th Anniversary of an illustrious medal which is the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy. What is the medal called?
Answer - The Victoria Cross
Question 8 - His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh served in which of the armed forces?
Answer - The Royal Navy
Question 9 - Within days of the outbreak of the First World War, the government asked the public to hand in a specific coin in exchange for treasury notes so that the metal from the coins could be used to pay off its international debt and finance the war effort. Which coin did they ask for?
Answer - The Sovereign
Question 10 - Which monarch’s portrait featured on the obverse side of all First World War coinage?
Answer - George V
Pub Quiz Prize draw
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