1 Actor Harris Glenn Milstead was better known by what name? Divine
2 Which Irish artist had a poet brother called William? John Butler Yeats
3 Leonardo DiCaprio played which billionaire in the 2004 film ‘The Aviator’? Howard Hughes
4 A morwong is what type of creature? Fish
5 In which US state is Lake Dillon? Colorado
6 Which British monarch said of Thomas Seymour ‘This day died a man of much wit and very little judgement’? Queen Elizabeth I
7 Who were the runners-up in the 1978 FIFA World Cup? Netherlands
8 The village of Blenheim, the scene of a 1704 battle, is in which mainland European country? Germany
9 Abraham Slender is a character in which Shakespeare play? The Merry Wives of Windsor
10 The Vedas are ancient texts relating to which religion? Hinduism
11 What does the Latin phrase ‘Scito te ipsum’ translate to in English? Know yourself
12 What is the first name of author Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple? Jane
13 Which female singer had a 1991 UK hit with the single ‘Promise Me’? Beverley Craven
14 In anatomy, otic relates to which part of the human body? Ear
15 Actor Lawrence Tureaud is better known by what name? Mr T
16 Delamere Forest is in which English county? Cheshire
17 What are the names of the three major airports which serve New York City? JFK International; La Guardia; Liberty International
18 Which British playwright was killed with a hammer by his lover Keith Haliwell in 1967? Joe Orton
19 What is the nickname of baseball star Jimmie Foxx? Double X
20 Who wrote the musical ‘Oliver’, which was based on Charles Dickens novel Oliver Twist? Lionel Bart
21 The Xingu River is in which South American country? Brazil
22 Which US President was assassinated in 1881? James Garfield
23 Zakumi was the name of the official mascot for which sporting competition? 2010 FIFA World Cup
24 The Free Officers Movement was composed of young junior army officers committed to unseating the monarchy of which African country? Egypt
25 In mathematics, what type of angle measures more than 180 degrees but less than 360 degrees? Reflex angle
26 What is the basic currency of Brazil? Real
27 In which year was the storming of the Bastille, which started the French Revolution? 1789
28 Boxer Jacob ‘Baby Jake’ Matlala was born in which country? South Africa
29 Which US state is known as the ‘Gem State’? Idaho
30 Selene (Selenological Engineering Explorer) was the second lunar orbital spacecraft launched by which country, in September 2007? Japan