1 In zoology, which order of mammals include apes, monkeys, prosimians and man? Primates
2 In 1965, who became the first British driver to win the Indianapolis 500? Jim Clark
3 What was US President Gerald Ford’s middle name? Rudolph
4 In humans, Graves disease is the result of an overactive what? Thyroid gland
5 In Southern Australia, a strong, hot, dry dusty wind is known by what name? Brickfielder
6 What price did an adult British passport rise to in 2009? 77.50
7 What is the first name of the butler in the US tv series ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel Air’, starring Will Smith? Geoffrey
8 Which British Prime Minister said ‘A week is a long time in politics’? Harold Wilson
9 A tegestologist collects what? Beer mats
10 Which UK television chef caused controversy by cooking a human placenta on his show? Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall
11 What is the profession of Nick Bottom in Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’? Weaver
12 Josip Broz was the original name of which Yugoslav statesman? Marshall Tito
13 The statue of ‘Grandma’ by which famous cartoonist can be seen in Ipswich town centre in England? Giles
14 Lake Tana, the source of the Blue Nile, is the largest lake in which African country? Ethiopa
15 German footballer, Oliver Khan, played in which position? Goalkeeper
16 A Percheron is what type of animal? Horse
17 Ophidiophobia is the fear of what type of creature? Snake
18 Which of his books did British author Jeffrey Archer re-write in 2009, 30 years after it’s first publication? Kane and Abel
19 A clarion was the medieval version of which modern day musical instrument? Trumpet
20 In humans, otalgia, is the medical term for what? Earache
21 What type of cat was the official mascot for the 2010 FIFA World Cup? Leopard
22 Love, caddy and apostle are all types of what? Spoon
23 British MP, Diane Abbott, learned to play which musical instrument in the tv series ‘Play It Again’? Piano
24 How many stars appear on the national flag of Kosovo? Six
25 The Oakland Bay Bridge is in which US city? San Francisco
26 Sir Guy of Gisbourne was which legendary character’s henchman? The Sheriff of Nottingham
27 What colour are post (mail) boxes in Spain? Yellow
28 What is the zodiac sign of someone born on the 15th May? Taurus
29 Which word can be used for a birthmark, a piece of drilling machinery and a secret agent? Mole
30 Which fruit is used in making Melba sauce? Raspberries