1.       In 1967, who became the first person to circumnavigate the world solo?

Francis Chichester

2.       Who was the first man to reach the geographic and magnetic North and South Poles?

David Hempleman-Adams

3.       Who claimed to be the first woman to have walked around the world in 1994, only to reveal that due to falling pregnant she had accepted lifts along the way?

Ffyona Campbell

4.       All of the land more than 3,000 feet above sea level in Britain lies in which National Park?


Lake District


5.       Which British town notable had a “Gibbet” in place long before the use of the guillotine?


6.       Which slightly mad British Scientist suggested unsinkable ships and various other novelty inventions that never came to light?

Geoffrey Pyke

7.       Who invented the Penny-Farthing?

James Starley

8.       What is the name of the Pub in the Archers?

The Bull