1 In Greek mythology, who was rescued by Perseus after she was chained to a rock by the sea as a sacrifice to the sea monster sent by Poseidon? Andromeda
2 What is the capital of Romania? Bucharest
3 In humans, Wilson’s disease is an inherited disorder in which too much of which chemical element accumulates in the body? Copper
4 Danum was the Roman name for which English town? Doncaster
5 Seismology is the scientific study of what? Earthquakes
6 What is a person called who makes arrows? Fletcher
7 Kissing and Lych are types of what? Gates
8 The ‘Night of the Long Knives’ in Germany in 1934 is sometimes referred to as ‘Operation…’what’? Hummingbird
9 Who is the Greek goddess of the rainbow? Iris
10 Which Blues brother did John Belushi play in the 1980 film ‘The Blues Brothers’? Jake
11 What is the name of the hardy cabbage which produces erect stems with large leaves and no compact head? Kale
12 What is the eleventh letter of the Greek alphabet? Lambda
13 What is the name of the mermaid played by Daryl Hannah in the 1984 film ‘Splash’? Madison
14 Urtica is the Latin name for which plant? Nettle
15 ‘Hey Ya’ was a 2003 hit for which US duo? OutKast
16 The 1964 film ‘My Fair Lady’ is based on which play by George Bernard Shaw? Pygmalion
17 What is the name of the Albanian coin equal to one hundredth of a lek? Qintar
18 What is a person called who tells stories and anecdotes with skill and wit? Raconteur
19 What is the system of sending messages by holding the arms or two flags in certain positions according to an alphabetic code? Semaphore
20 What is the name of the surveying instrument with a rotating telescope for measuring horizontal and vertical angles? Theodolite
21 What is the trademark name for the mottled green and yellow citrus fruit which is a hybrid of a grapefruit and a tangerine? Ugli
22 What is the name of the waterbus, or canal boat, for public transport in Venice? Vaporetto
23 What word represents ‘W’ in the NATO phonetic alphabet? Whiskey
24 What is the intense dislike or fear of people from other countries? Xenophobia
25 Which chemical element is represented by the letter ‘Y’ in the periodic table? Yttrium
26 ‘The Appliance of Science’ was the advertising slogan of which electrical goods brand? Zanussi