1 Which French author wrote the fairy tales ‘Little Red Riding Hood’ ‘Sleeping Beauty’ and ‘Puss in Boots’? Charles Perrault
2 Which country has the internet domain .mt? Malta
3 Japan lies in which body of water? Pacific Ocean
4 Who married Prince Ranier III of Monaco in 1956? Grace Kelly
5 Who was known as ‘The Butcher of Lyon’ during World War II? Klaus Barbie
6 Malbec is a variety of which fruit? Grape
7 Which planet in our solar system has a year which lasts around 84 Earth years? Uranus
8 Artist Salvador Dali made a sofa inspired by the lips of which Hollywood actress? Mae West
9 The village of Cheddar is in which English county? Somerset
10 Fashion company Benetton is based in which European country? Italy
11 Roentgen Rays, named after Nobel Prize winner Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen, are better known by what name? X-Rays
12 What is the name of the convenience store in the tv cartoon show ‘The Simpsons’? Kwik-E-Mart
13 In which year was the first London to Brighton veteran car run in the UK? 1896
14 Which US actor has children named Rumer, Scout and Tallulah? Bruce Willis
15 Author J.R.R. Tolkien was born in which country? South Africa
16 The pilgrim route to Santiago de Compostela in Northern Spain is known as the ‘Way’ of which saint? Saint James
17 How many drivers are awarded points at the end of a Formula One Grand Prix race? 10
18 What type of foodstuff is gelato? Ice cream
19 Who is the patron saint of France? Saint Denis
20 Vexillology is the study of what? Flags
21 Peter O’Sullevan was a BBC commentator for which sport? Horse racing
22 A ‘Cockle’ is English slang for what amount of money? 10
23 Who was elected President of the European Parliament in July 2009? Jerzy Buzek
24 In the UK tv series ‘Rising Damp’, what was the first name of Rigsby’s estranged wife? Veronica
25 One of the principal rules taught in medical school, ‘Primum non nocere’, translates to what in English? ‘First do no harm’
26 The Gardiner Dam is in which country? Canada
27 Who headlined at the first Glastonbury Festival in 1970? Tyrannosaurus Rex (T. Rex)
28 The Cagayan River is the largest river in which country? Philippines
29 Michelle LaVaughn Robinson married which future world leader in 1992? Barack Obama
30 During World War II, which spiritual leader addressed letters to Adolph Hitler as ‘My Friend’, requesting him to stop the war which Germany had started? Mahatma Gandhi