1 What was the name of the Prime Minister of Egypt who was assassinated in 1910? Boutros Ghali
2 Singer Alvin Stardust played pub landlord Greg Andersen in which UK tv soap? Hollyoaks
3 In the novel ‘Gulliver’s Travels’ what is Gulliver’s first name? Lemuel
4 In February 1935, Wallace H. Carothers first produced which synthetic material? Nylon
5 A mustang is what type of creature? Horse
6 Englishman Bob Nudd has been world champion four times in which sport? Coarse angling
7 The heat of what is measured on the Scoville Scale? Chilli peppers
8 The OK Corral is in which US town? Tombstone
9 In Greek mythology, Amphitrite, queen of the sea, was the wife of which god? Poseidon
10 Which European city is said to have been the first to introduce house numbers, in 1512? Paris
11 The song ‘Wandrin’ Star’ comes from which 1969 film? Paint Your Wagon
12 In 1816, which famous English dandy fled to France to escape debtor’s prison? Beau Brummell
13 Which British boxer bought one of the original ‘Only Fools and Horses’ Reliant Robins in 2004? Ricky Hatton
14 John Sentamu was given which English title in May 2005? Archbishop of York
15 On which part of the body would a mukluk be worn? Foot
16 In religion, Michael, Raphael, Gabriel, Uriel, Chamuel, Jophiel and Zadkiel are all what? Archangels
17 Which was the first London Underground railway line to be built? Metropolitan
18 In the UK, which ‘money’ is struck in denominations of one, two, three and four pence? Maundy Money
19 Chamber, Time, Dead and Cylinder are all types of what? Lock
20 The Scottish city of Perth lies on which river? River Tay
21 Which band released an 1974 album entitled ‘Crime of the Century’? Supertramp
22 What is the first name of comic-hero Superman’s natural mother? Lara
23 Which player scored for both sides during the 1987 F.A. Cup Final? Gary Mabbutt
24 Which British Labour minister was known as Lord Porn? Lord Longford (Lord Pakenham)
25 What type of animal is a Herdwick? Sheep
26 The cat Gray-Malkin appears in which Shakespeare Play? Macbeth
27 In horse racing, during which month is the St. Leger run? September
28 Surrealist painter Rene Magritte was born in which country? Belgium
29 Actor Roy Harold Scherer was better known by what name? Rock Hudson
30 Philip IV became King of which European country in 1621? Spain