1 Aschenputtel is the German name for which fairy tale heroine? Cinderella
2 In which English town is the University of Teesside? Middlesbrough
3 Which British politician became Member of Parliament for Epping in October 1924? Winston Churchill
4 Which was the first country to stage football’s European Championship final twice? Italy
5 Which musician/singer had a pet cat called Rupi that inspired the title song of his 2004 album ‘Rupi’s Dance’? Ian Anderson
6 Who was the first US President to be born in a hospital? Jimmy Carter
7 In Rudyard Kipling’s novel ‘The Jungle Book’, what is the name of the black panther? Bagheera
8 What items were issued to British pilots in World War ll, which could be soaked in water and unfold to reveal a map for escape if the pilot was captured? Playing cards
9 ‘The Crafty Cockney’ was the nickname of which British darts player? Eric Bristow
10 In which year was the Ford Anglia car first produced in the UK? 1940
11 Dame Mary Lesley Perkins is a co-founder of which chain of UK opticians? Specsavers
12 How many tentacles (or appendages) does a squid have? Ten (8 tentacles, 2 arms)
13 Former Wimbledon tennis player John McEnroe was born in which country? Germany
14 The term ‘Cathay’ refers to which modern day country? China
15 Who wrote the novel ‘Across the River and Into the Trees’? Ernest Hemingway
16 ‘Good ‘Ol Boys’ by Waylon Jennings was the theme tune to which US tv series? The Dukes of Hazzard
17 St Gallen Airport is in which European country? Switzerland
18 Which famous jewellers makes the Super Bowl Trophy? Tiffany & Co.
19 Which mythical creature features on the flag of Bhutan? Dragon
20 In ancient Rome, what was a scutum? A shield
21 Bedloe’s Island in New York Harbour, is the former name of which island? Liberty Island
22 In medicine, a penectomy is the removal of what? Penis
23 Which scientist was offered the presidency of Israel in 1952 by Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion? Albert Einstein
24 Atomic, Water and Carriage are all types of what? Clock
25 In the UK, what was the first Welsh football team to play in the Premier League? Swansea City
26 Which part of Peter Pan was kept in a drawer in the Darling household? His shadow
27 In computing, what does DPI stand for? Dots per inch
28 Who was the first US President to speak in Westminster Hall in London? Barack Obama
29 ‘The Palace of the Peak’ is the nickname of which English stately home? Chatsworth House
30 How many tiles are at there in a Double-12 set of dominoes? 91