1 The city of Memphis is in which North African country? Egypt
2 Convict George Joseph Smith was known as the ‘Brides in the ‘what’ murderer’? Bath
3 Which late actor and comedian was born Solomon Joel Cohen in May 1913? Sid James
4 ‘Der er et yndigtland’ is the national anthem of which country? Denmark
5 Which British monarch founded the Yeomen of the Guard, originally as a royal bodyguard? Henry VII
6 Which US author wrote the novel ‘Get Shorty’? Elmore Leonard
7 What is the person called who calls Muslims to prayer from the minaret of a Mosque? Muezzin (or Muzim)
8 Which artist is known for his ‘Blue Period’? Pablo Picasso
9 Which country hosted the 1994 FIFA World Cup? USA
10 Which Hollywood actress and gossip columnist debuted as a host of her own radio programme in November 1939? Hedda Hopper
11 The Solheim Cup is contested by women in which sport? Golf
12 In the human body, Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis is commonly known by what name? Hayfever
13 Italian musician David Rizzio was private secretary to which British monarch? Mary Queen of Scots
14 Independence Day is celebrated in Finland during which month of the year? December -6th
15 Who was World Heavyweight Boxing Champion 1919 to 1926? Jack Dempsey
16 What type of creature is a bulbul? Bird
17 How many players are on the field at one time in a men’s lacrosse team? Ten
18 What is the name of the dark, dense German bread made from coarsely ground rye? Pumpernickel
19 What does the rubbery synthetic polymer PVA stand for? Polyvinyl acetate
20 Asturias, Aragon and Murcia are regions in which European country? Spain
21 US singer Thomas DeCarlo Callaway is better known by what name? Cee-Lo Green
22 In the British Army, what does REME stand for? Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
23 ‘Down and Out in Paris and London’ was written by which British author? George Orwell
24 Who won the 2010 Brit Award for best British Female Solo Artist? Lily Allen
25 The city of Qom is in which country? Iran
26 In British law, what does QC stand for? Queen’s Counsel
27 X Type, Open End, Two Way and Closed End are all types of what used in the fashion industry? Zip
28 What was the name of the late King’s jester in Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’? Yorick
29 Who assassinated US President Abraham Lincoln in 1865? John Wilkes Booth
30 Which is the only novel by Charles Dickens to have a female narrator (Esther Summerson)? Bleak House