1 The Anatolian Peninsula comprises most of which modern day country? Turkey
2 What type of creature is an arapaima? Fish
3 Which US soap opera, which started on radio and moved to tv in 1952, ran for 72 years before ending in 2009? Guiding Light
4 Which country hosted the second modern Olympic Games in 1900? France
5 Which bodily fluid is collected in a lachrymatory? Tears
6 Which British singer played Jareth the Goblin King in the 1986 film ‘Labyrinth’? David Bowie
7 Spa is a resort town in which European country? Belgium
8 In Greek mythology, who was the father of Achilles? Peleus
9 Presented by Holly Willoughby and Stephen Mulhern, What did the UK children’s tv programme M.O.M. Stand for? Ministry of Mayhem
10 Sugar Loaf Mountain is in which country of the UK? Wales
11 In which US city are the Academy Awards held? Los Angeles
12 Golfer Ernie Els was born in which country? South Africa
13 Which British model was named ‘The Face of ’66’ by the Daily Express newspaper? Twiggy
14 Bobby Cox was manager of which US professional baseball team before his retirement in 2010? Atlanta Braves
15 Ian Stewart was known as the sixth member of which British rock group? Rolling Stones
16 Aconcagua is the highest mountain in which mountain range? Andes
17 In the game of bridge, what is the term for bidding and winning a contract of thirteen tricks? Grand Slam
18 What colours are on the national flag of Belgium? Black, yellow and red
19 Who wrote the crime novel ‘The Godfather’? Mario Puzo
20 Felipe de Jesus Calderon Hinojosa became President of which country in December 2006? Mexico
21 The 1987 film ‘Cry Freedom’ is a biographical drama about which South African civil rights leader? Steve Biko
22 One minute of longitude at the equator is equal to how many nautical miles? One
23 Cuevo de las Manos (Cave of the Hands), famous for the paintings of hands made around 9,000 years ago, is in which Spanish-speaking country? Argentina
24 What were the first names of writer C.S.Lewis? Clive Staples
25 In the film Casablanca, how many times does Rick Blaine, played by Humphrey Bogart, say the words ‘Here’s looking at you kid’? Four times
26 What was the name of Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s steamship, launched in 1858? The Great Eastern
27 Which evergreen flowering climbing plant is said to be associated with Jesus Christ? Passion Flower
28 The present Speaker’s Chair in the House of Commons in the UK was given by which country in 1951? Australia
29 On a standard violin, to which notes are the four strings normally tuned? G D A E
30 British aviator J.C. Savage started the craze for which aerial art in 1922? Skywriting