PUBLISHED : Sunday, 03 April, 2005, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 03 April, 2005, 12:00am

1 In what United States city was Dr Martin Luther King Jnr shot dead on April 4, 1968?

2 What nationality was Robert F. Kennedy's assassin Sirhan Sirhan?

3 Julius Caesar was murdered by a group of conspirators on the Ides of March, 44BC. What date is this?

4 President Abraham Lincoln was shot while watching which play?

5 In which city was Tsar Alexander II of Russia assassinated in 1881?

6 What book was John Lennon's killer, Mark Chapman, carrying when he was arrested?

7 Whose assassination triggered the first world war?

8 With what implement was Soviet exile Leon Trotsky murdered on August 20, 1940?

9 In what year was Mahatma Gandhi shot and killed a) 1948 b) 1958 c) 1968?

10 Who shot President John F. Kennedy's assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald? Paul Kay

Solution 1 Memphis, Tennessee 2 Palestinian 3 March 15 4 Our American Cousin by Tom Taylor 5 St Petersburg 6 The Catcher in the Rye 7 Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria 8 An ice pick 9 a) 1948 10 Jack Ruby.