1 Which two creatures are supporting the shield on the Australian coat of arms? Kangaroo and emu
2 Which US First Lady had an English Springer Spaniel called Millie? Barbara Bush
3 Pumpernickel is what type of foodstuff? Bread
4 In the tv series Doctor Who, what does the ‘T’ stand for in TARDIS? Time
5 The border between which two European countries re-opened to pedestrians in 1982 after 13 years? Spain and Gibraltar
6 In navigation, what does GPS stand for? Global Positioning System
7 Who was the first presenter of UK tv’s ‘National Lottery Live’ on 19th November 1994? Noel Edmonds
8 In medicine, Hansen’s Disease is more commonly known by what name? Leprosy
9 English author David Cornwell is better known by what name? John Le Carre
10 Woodford Airport is in which English city? Manchester
11 Which athlete became ‘The world’s fastest man’ at the 2008 Beijing Olympics? Usain Bolt
12 On which part of the body would a terai be worn? Head
13 Disney’s Magic Kingdom, near Orlando, Florida, opened in which year? 1971
14 Beamer, Flipper and Rabbit are terms used in which sport? Cricket
15 In May 1938, which South American country withdrew from the League of Nations? Chile
16 What is the cube root of 64? 4
17 Who plays Zorro’s wife Elena in the 2005 film ‘The Legend of Zorro’? Catherine Zeta Jones
18 The islands of Falster and Bornholm are part of which European country? Denmark
19 Who wrote the children’s poem ‘How the Leopard Got His Spots’? Rudyard Kipling
20 In which year did British monarch Queen Elizabeth II first pay Income Tax? 1993
21 Which American boxer was known as ‘The Manassa Mauler’? Jack Dempsey
22 Who directed the 1988 film ‘The Adventures of Baron Munchausen’? Terry Gilliam
23 Which island in the Ionian Sea has the Greek name Kerkira? Corfu
24 Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix and Kurt Cobain all died at what age? 27
25 Amarelo is Portuguese for which colour? Yellow
26 How many metres are in a nautical mile? 1852
27 What is the world’s oldest currency still in use? Pound sterling
28 Who created the comic strip ‘Blondie’, published in newspapers since 1930? Chic Young
29 In the game of Scrabble, how many points is a ‘D’ tile worth? Two
30 Who wrote the 1936 novel ‘Jamaica Inn’? Daphne du Maurier