1 A dossal is an ornamental cloth found in which type of building? Church
2 What was the name of the actress mother of Lynn, Vanessa and Corin Redgrave? Rachel Kempson
3 Euphrasia is used as a herbal or homeopathic remedy for infections in which part of the body? Eye
4 In which European country was designer Laura Ashley born? Wales
5 What is the longest river in South Africa? Orange River
6 If something is sigmate, it is in the shape of which letter of the English alphabet? S
7 On an Ordnance Survey map, what does ‘PA’ represent? Path
8 Entomophobia is the irrational fear of which type of creatures? Insects
9 Which actor succeeded Marlon Brando as head of the Corleone family in the Godfather films? Al Pacino
10 Who became Speaker of the House of Commons in June 2009? John Bercow
11 A cryptonym is better known by what ‘name’? Code name
12 Which US Vice President had a pet Cocker Spaniel called Checkers? Richard Nixon
13 Pearl Harbour Remembrance Day is observed in the US during which month of the year? December – 7th
14 Which musical instrument does Kermit the Frog play? Banjo
15 Brown, American Rainbow and Cutthroat are all types of which fish? Trout
16 Which bird is traditionally depicted delivering newborn babies? Stork
17 Which is the smallest bone in the human body? Stapes (stirrup)
18 Discretion, Prudence, Piety and Charity are all women in which 17th Century work of literature? The Pilgrim’s Progress
19 In 1985, who became the first football player to be sent off during an FA Cup final? Kevin Moran
20 What was a member or supporter of the Parliamentary Party called during the English Civil War? Roundhead
21 What was the first name of Paddy Maguire’s wife in the UK tv series ‘Shameless’? Mimi
22 What are the patterns called which are applied to the hands of Indian women using Henna? Mehndi
23 Which year saw the first issue of Hugh Hefner’s ‘Playboy’ magazine? 1953
24 ‘A little dab’ll do ya’ was the advertising slogan for which grooming product? Brylcreem
25 Who wrote the 1885 novel ‘King Solomon’s Mines’? H. Rider Haggard
26 The meadow flower ‘Ranunculus acris’ is better known by what name? Buttercup
27 Which animal is the symbol of the Rastafari religion? Lion
28 Who designed St Paul’s Cathedral in London? Christopher Wren
29 How many inches are in an imperial mile? 63360
30 Worn as part of Highland dress, what is a skean-dhu? Dagger/knife