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1 Which piece of post-modern furniture, a design icon of the 1980’s, by Ettore Sottsass, was said to be inspired by Bod Dylan’s song ‘Memphis Blues’?
2 What name is given to atoms with the same atomic number but different numbers of neutrons in their nuclei?
3 Seppuku, part of the code of Samurai warriors, is better known by what name?
4 Henrietta Maria was the wife of which British monarch?
5 What is the name of Willy Loman’s son in the play ‘Death of a Salesman’ by Arthur Miller?
6 The radio adaptation of which H G Wells novel, narrated by Orson Welles caused panic in parts of the USA in October 1938?
7 What was the native language of Jesus Christ?
8 What type of creature is a bufflehead?
9 Which British actress appeared as a teenager in a 1950’s Gas Board commercial?
10 Which US President’s name can be found on the Apollo 11 moon plaque?
11 What is the name of Captain Hook’s boat in the children’s novel ‘Peter Pan’?
12 In humans, nephrosis is the degeneration of which organ?
13 In a 2009 article in The Economist, which late artist was described as the ‘bellwether of the art market’, referring to a painting of his which was sold in 1963 for $100 million?
14 Spraint, or scat, is the dung of which creature?
15 Achille Maramotti founded which Italian fashion house in 1951?
16 Amsterdam, Kingston and Adelaide are all varieties of which vegetable?
17 Who is the only driver in Formula One history to win the championship in a car which he built himself?
18 In which British city is the University of Strathclyde?
19 Which comedian played Kevin Turvey in the British tv sketch series ‘A Kick Up the Eighties?
20 US communists Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were convicted and executed for conspiracy to commit espionage for passing information about what?
21 What is the name of the tool used by astronauts that combines pliers and wrench?
22 What is the name of the small light ball of woven flax swung rhythmically at the end of a string in Maori songs and dances?
23 Titania, Miranda and Bianca are all moons of which planet in our solar system?
24 The resort of Costa Smeralda is on which Mediterranean island?
25 In 1999, Squadron Leader Lynda Johnson became the first woman equerry to which member of the British royal family?
26 What is the fold of loose skin called hanging from the throat or neck of an animal or bird?
27 Which Greek goddess is the muse of erotic poetry?
28 A lucky clover is supposed to have how many leaves?
29 The Copihue is the national flower of which South American country?
30 Armed Forces Day is celebrated in Burma (Myanmar) during which month of the year?