1 Composite, Shield and Cinder Cone are all types of what? Volcano
2 In the Harry Potter novels, what is the name of Neville Longbottom’s toad? Trevor
3 Mouldwarp is an old name for which creature? Mole
4 If a person is born on 10th January, what zodiac sign do they have? Capricorn
5 Which famous racehorse is buried next to the finishing post of the Aintree Racecourse? Red Rum
6 All Saints Day is celebrated in France during which month of the year? November – 1st
7 What is the name of Humphrey Bogart’s character in the film ‘Casablanca’? Rick Blaine
8 In which European country is the Great Belt Bridge? Denmark
9 The Clarin is the best-selling daily newspaper in which South American country? Argentina
10 Winston Churchill’s tribute ‘Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few’, was paid to which of the UK’s armed forces? Royal Air Force
11 The painting, La Jaconde, is better known by what name? Mona Lisa
12 What is the US state capital of Louisiana? Baton Rouge
13 Sandra Bullock played FBI agent Gracie Hart in which 2000 film? Miss Congeniality
14 Which English King met Francois l of France on the Field of the Cloth of Gold in 1520? Henry Vlll
15 The Sonoran Desert is part of the border between which two countries? United States and Mexico
16 Thabo Mbeki became President of which country in June 1999? South Africa
17 Gloucester Old Spot is a breed of which animal? Pig
18 What is the title of the 1996 Oscar-winning documentary about the Muhammad Ali and George Foreman 1974 ‘Rumble in the Jungle’ fight in Zaire? When We Were Kings
19 A lumpectomy is the surgical removal of a lump from which part of the body? Breast
20 In June 1938, Action Comics #1 was published, featuring which comic book hero for the first time? Superman
21 In which year was Queen of France, Marie Antionette, executed? 1793 – 16th October
22 London is a city in which Canadian province? Ontario
23 The Battle of Vimy Ridge took place in which country during World War l? France
24 In the children’s story ‘Peter Pan, what is Captain Hook’s first name? James
25 What is the name of the flag that has been seriously considered by some as an alternative to the Australian flag, because of its association with with democracy and nationalism? The Eureka Flag
26 The company Starbucks is reportedly named after a character in which novel? Moby Dick
27 Hellen was the mythological patriarch of which European country? Greece
28 In November 1952, which Agatha Christie murder-mystery play opened at the Ambassadors Theatre, London? The Mousetrap
29 French writer Michel Thaler published a 233 page novel called ‘The Nowhere Train’ (Le Train de Nulle Part), without using any what in his sentences? Verbs
30 What is the only number in the English language which is spelt using the same number of letters as the number itself? Four