1 What is Lake Kinnernet in Israel known as in the Bible? The Sea of Galilee
2 Who played Martha Jones in the UK tv series Doctor Who? Freema Agyeman
3 Thanksgiving Day is celebrated in Canada during which month of the year? October
4 Charles Merivale of Cambridge University and Charles Wordsworth of Oxford University started which annual tradition in 1829? Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race
5 The ‘Vichy Regime’ described the government of which European country during World War II? France
6 Marcha Real is the national anthem of which country? Spain
7 Pato, a game played on horseback, is the national sport of which South American country? Argentina
8 Which US President died in 1841, on his 32nd day in office? William Henry Harrison
9 The Ferrorie dello Stato is the main railway operator in which European country? Italy
10 Which Mexican food translates into English as ‘Little donkey’? Burito
11 Which 1966 ‘Carry On’ film is a spoof of the ‘Scarlet Pimpernel’? Carry On – Don’t Lose Your Head
12 French artist, Fernande Olivier, was known primarily for being the model of which painter/artist, who painted over 60 portraits of her? Pablo Picasso
13 Triticale is a hybrid of which two cereal crops? Wheat and Rye (Tritum and Secale)
14 What body part is the title of Florence and the Machine’s debut album, released in 2009? Lungs
15 The Chicago Bears defeated which team 73-0 in the 1940 NFL Championship game? Washington Redskins
16 The French daily newspaper ‘L’Equipe’ is dedicated to what? Sport
17 Which of the Great Lakes is the only one located entirely in the United States of America? Lake Michigan
18 Which district in London is famous for its Royal Hospital for old soldiers? Chelsea
19 The Vistula Lagoon is a freshwater lagoon on which sea? Baltic Sea
20 If a person is micturating, what are they doing? Urinating
21 The Uffizi Gallery is a museum in which European city? Florence
22 Which BBC radio programme introduces a castaway every week? Desert Island Discs
23 Lewis Hamilton was disqualified from which 2009 Formula One Grand Prix? Australian
24 Who played Dudley Moore’s butler in the 1981 film ‘Arthur’? John Gielgud
25 In the animal world, nidification is the building of what? Nests
26 Which British monarch famously said ‘I don’t wish to open windows into men’s souls’? Queen Elizabeth I
27 The world’s highest waterfall is in which country? Venezuela (Angel Falls)
28 Fashion brand Miu Miu is a subsidiary of which famous Italian fashion house? Prada
29 The gemstone ruby is the birthstone of people born in which month of the year? July
30 The novels ‘The Shipmaster, ‘The Iron Ships’ and ‘The Trade Winds’ by Cyril Abraham, are based on which 1970’s British tv series? The Onedin Line