1 Which English singer/songwriter/musician wrote the Tremeloes hit ‘Here Comes My Baby’ at the age of eighteen? Cat Stevens
2 Which British pre-decimal coin was worth two shillings? Florin
3 The New York city of Yonkers is on which river? Hudson River
4 In which sport might a ‘Long Jenny’ be played? Billiards
5 What is the collective term for a group of unicorns? Blessing
6 Which of Disney’s Seven Dwarfs wears glasses? Doc
7 Which country is known as the George Cross Island? Malta
8 Two members of which group were the only people to perform on both Band Aid charity singles? Bananarama
9 What is the maximum score possible in a game of ten-pin bowling? 300 – with 12 strikes in a row
10 Mearth was the name of the child of which US tv characters? Mork and Mindy
11 What type of leaf did US baseball player Babe Ruth wear under his cap to keep him cool? Cabbage leaf
12 In Edward Lear’s ‘The Owl and the Pussycat’, how much did they pay the pig for the ring in his nose to use as a wedding ring? One shilling
13 In which state of the US is it illegal to mis-pronounce the name of the state? Arkansas
14 The Strawberry Museum in the town of Wepion is in which country? Belgium
15 In UK politics, what position did Labour politician Manny Shinwell hold from 1950-51? Minister of Defence
16 Which 19th Century English poet wrote ‘Ode to a Grecian Urn’? John Keats
17 The Hotel Matignon is the official residence of the Prime Minister of which European country? France
18 In the US, what does ZIP stand for in Zipcode? Zone Improvement Plan
19 In Greek mythology,what was left in Pandora’s Box after the rest of the contents had been released? Hope
20 Lethologica is the temporary forgetfulness of what? Words
21 In the folklore of which country does a goat named Ukko help Santa Claus? Finland
22 The word ‘durst’ is the past tense of which English word? Dare
23 The English city of Lincoln lies on which river? River Witham
24 In English football, from which team did Aston Villa buy footballer Dion Dublin in 1998? Coventry City
25 The Twelve Pins (or Twelve Bens) mountain range is in which European country? Ireland
26 Great Aunt Ada Doom is a character in which novel by Stella Gibbons? Cold Comfort Farm
27 On an ordnance survey map, what does TG stand for? Toll gate
28 In Scotland, what are breeks? Trousers
29 Ghosts appear in how many of Shakespeare’s plays? Four – Julius Caesar, Hamlet, Richard lll, Macbeth
30 The Order of the Falcon, established in 1921, is a national order, or badge, of which country? Iceland