1.       Which Briton is best remembered as being the first person to open a family planning clinic in the UK?

Marie Stopes

2.       Name the individual who is best remembered for creating the first A-Z map of London?


Phyllis Pearsall

3.       Other than explorer Amerigo Vespucci, who has more land in the world named after them   than anyone else?

Queen Victoria

4.       Who founded the Bank of England?

William Paterson

5.       Who was the first man to circumnavigate the globe in both directions?

Tobias Furneaux

6.       Who discovered Nauru in 1798, naming it Pleasant Island?

John Fearn

7.       Colonel Noel Croft, who once held the record for the longest self sustaining trip across the arctic for over 60 years, is said to be the inspiration of which fictional character?

James Bond

8.       Despite being diagnosed with rheumatism, who became the first woman to climb the Matterhorn in 1871?

Lucky Walker