1 Which boxer defeated Muhammed Ali at Madison Square Garden in March 1971? Joe Frazier
2 In March 1977, the rings of which planet in our solar system were discovered? Uranus
3 Bill Gates and Paul Allen founded which company in Albuquerque, New Mexico in April 1975? Microsoft
4 Which unsuccessful Apollo program was launched in April 1970? Apollo 13
5 Who resigned as Vice President of the United States in October 1973? Spiro T Agnew
6 In January 1972, Rose Heilbron became the first woman judge at which London Court? The Old Bailey (The Central Criminal Court)
7 In December 1979, which human disease was certified to be eradicated, the first driven to extinction? Smallpox
8 Which nation’s football team won the 1970 FIFA World Cup? Brazil
9 In January 1971, Idi Amin deposed Milton Obote in a coup to become President of which country? Uganda
10 Which ‘army’ was discovered at Xi’an in China in 1974? The Terracotta Army
11 The ‘tea house’ Mellow Yellow opened in which European city in 1972, pioneering the legal sale of cannabis? Amsterdam
12 In March 1976, who resigned as Prime Minister of the UK? Harold Wilson
13 ‘The Night Watch’ by which artist was slashed at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam in September 1975? Rembrandt
14 In February 1973, which US state became the first to post distance in metric signs? Ohio
15 In June 1978, who became the first cricketer to score a century and take eight wickets in one inning in a Test Match? Ian Botham
16 In September 1972, who did Bobby Fischer defeat to become the first American World Chess Champion? Boris Spassky
17 In September 1978, which Pope died after only 33 days of Papacy? Pope John Paul I
18 Which bridge crossing The River Thames did Queen Elizabeth II open on 17th March 1973? London Bridge
19 Pop band ABBA wrote the song ‘Chiquitita’ to commemorate the 1979 ‘International Year of the….’what’? Child
20 Footballer David Beckham, born 2nd May 1975, played for which English football club between 1993 and 2003? Manchester United