June 24, 2011 | GC Click on question to reveal answer 1 How many imperial gallons of oil are in a barrel? 2 Rocinante is the name of which fictional character’s horse? 3 Which British actress played Valerie in the 1997 film ‘Nil By Mouth’? 4 In humans, enteritis is the inflammation of which part of the body? 5 Who became Archbishop of Canterbury in February 2003? 6 In literature, the Kate Greenaway Medal is awarded for what? 7 In the Bible, what was the name of Jacob’s only daughter? 8 Felsic, Mafic and Intermediate are all types of which natural substance? 9 What was the name of the Brazilian player who won the Women’s Singles Finals at Wimbledon in 1959, 1960 and 1964? 10 What is the name of the scarlet and gold banner of St Denis, which was given to early French kings on setting out for war? 11 In which year was the death penalty for treason formally abolished on the mainland UK? 12 In 1776, the United States Declaration of Independence decreed that how many American colonies, which were at war with Britain, were no longer part of the British Empire? 13 Which nation’s football team won the FIFA World Cup in 2006? 14 What type of food item is an andouille? 15 In 1938, which racehorse beat War Admiral by four lengths in their famous match race at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland, USA? 16 What is the flattened circular organ in the uterus of pregnant women which nourishes the foetus through the umbilical cord? 17 What type of plant is an opuntia? 18 What was the final battle of the Napoleonic Wars? 19 The Colossus of Rhodes was a statue of which Greek god? 20 What is the rank of officer in the US Army above Colonel and below Major General? 21 Which British singer had a lily named after her in 2010, which is officially registered as ‘Popstar’? 22 The Cuillin Hills are on which Scottish island? 23 What is the name of the soft fatty tissue in which blood cells are produced, found in the cavities of bones? 24 Apart from English, what is the official language of Canada? 25 What is the name of the steam locomotive which set the world speed record in July 1938 by reaching 126 mph on the East Coast Mainline in England? 26 In which English county is Dunster Castle? 27 Singer and musician Bono called which venue ‘Rock and roll’s great cathedral’? 28 Which English Labour politician was Chancellor of the Exchequer 1974 – 79? 29 Which prime number is between 11 and 17? 30 Frederico Fellini was famous for his work in which of the arts?