1 FILA is an international federation for which sport? Wrestling
2 American 1940’s murder victim Elizabeth Short was known by what posthumous nickname? The Black Dahlia
3 What is the title of the humorous country song released by Australian singer Slim Dusty in 1957, the first Australian single to ‘go gold’? A Pub With No Beer
4 How many books make up the New Testament of the Bible? 27
5 Which nuclear physicist is known as the ‘father of the atomic bomb’? Julius Robert Oppenheimer
6 The Brazos Cliffs is a famous rock formation in which US state? New Mexico
7 Which country has the internet domain .is? Iceland
8 What was ‘Carry On’ star Sid James profession before he became an actor? Hairdresser
9 Which British scientist discovered acetylene in 1836? Edmund Davy
10 What type of creature is a pintail? Duck
11 British monarch Henry VIII married which of his wives in 1540? Anne of Cleves
12 Which country hosted and won the 1995 Rugby World Cup? South Africa
13 Which US band released a 2002 album called ‘By The Way’? Red Hot Chilli Peppers
14 In February 1983 which US writer choked to death on the cap from a bottle of eye drops? Tennessee Williams
15 Which US gangster was released from Alcatraz prison in November 1939? Al Capone
16 The character of Adam the servant was said to have been played by Shakespeare in which of his plays? As You Like It
17 Which writer created the fictional detective Charlie Chan? Earl Biggers
18 Who built the Roman wall which divided England and Scotland? Hadrian
19 Which company introduced the first triple blade cartridge razor, the Mach 3, in 1998? Gillette
20 Which famous London museum was established at the Baker Street Bazaar in 1835? Madame Tussaud’s
21 The Bernstein and Sondheim song ‘Somewhere’ was written for which musical? West Side Story
22 Catamarca, Mendoza and Formosa are all provinces in which South American country? Argentina
23 The fictional characters William Dobbin and Rawdon Crawley appear in which novel? Vanity Fair
24 In humans, the medical condition aglutition is the inability to do what? Swallow
25 Pouchong tea is traditionally scented with the leaves of which flower? Rose
26 Which Palestinian paramilitary group seized eleven Israelis at the 1972 Munich Olympic Games? Black September
27 Which element is represented by the letters Hg in the periodic table? Mercury
28 What is the national flower of Switzerland? Edelweiss
29 In January 1953 over 70% of all TV sets in the USA were tuned in to watch the star of which show go to hospital to give birth to her son? I Love Lucy
30 In the Disney film ‘The Lion King’ what is the name of Simba’s wicked uncle? Scar