1 Which tennis player was known as the Rockhampton Rocket? Rod Laver
2 The ports of Puck and Jastarnia are in which European country? Poland
3 What is Mr Rochester’s first name in the novel ‘Jane Eyre’ by Charlotte Bronte? Edward
4 Glassine, Azure Laid and Chromo are all types of what? Paper
5 In a cycle race, what colour jersey is worn each day by the rider accumulating the highest number of points? Green
6 Who played the role of Brian of Nazareth in the 1979 film ‘The Life of Brian’? Graham Chapman
7 Napier University is in which British city? Edinburgh
8 Which poem by Rudyard Kipling opens with the lines ‘When the Himalayan peasant meets the he-bear in his pride, he shouts to scare the monster, who will often turn aside’? The Female of the Species
9 Who duetted with Madonna on the 2008 single ‘Four Minutes’? Justin Timberlake
10 Kathmandu is the capital of which country? Nepal
11 National Doctors Day is celebrated in the USA during which month of the year? March
12 TAP is the chief airline of which European country? Portugal
13 In the children’s tv series, what is the name of Bob the Builder’s female business partner? Wendy
14 The pollex is better known as which part of the human body? Thumb
15 In Greek mythology, how many fates are there? Three
16 Rosalynn Smith is married to which former US President? Jimmy Carter
17 What was a tenth of a Roman Legion called? Cohort
18 In November 2002, which member of the British royal family was convicted and fined for violating the Dangerous Dogs Act? Princess Anne
19 What was the name of the ship that docked at Tilbury, England, in 1948, carrying 492 post-war immigrants from the West Indies? MV Empire Windrush
20 What was the name of the cross-eyed lion in the tv series ‘Daktari’? Clarence
21 Computer manufacturer Packard Bell is a subsidiary of which company? Acer
22 Which famous racehorse won Australia’s Melbourne Cup in 1930? Phar Lap
23 Tommy Lee plays which instrument in the band Motley Crue? Drums
24 Amr Shabana from Egypt is famous for playing which sport? Squash
25 What does the Latin phrase ‘Tempus neminem manet’ translate to in English? Time waits for no one
26 Al Qaharih is the local name for which city? Cairo
27 British entertainer Daniel Carroll was better known by what name? Danny La Rue
28 How many pounds are in a UK (long) ton? 2240
29 The Simpson Desert is in which country? Australia
30 Tunisia gained independence from which European country in 1956? France