1 A Rockhopper is what type of bird? Penguin
2 Tirana is the capital of which European country? Albania
3 Braeburn is a variety of which type of fruit? Apple
4 ‘Cuneiform’ relates to which shape? Wedge
5 The 18th Century Convention of Kanagawa was a ‘Treaty of Amity and Friendship’ between Japan and which other country? United States of America
6 In humans, hirsutism is an overabundance of what? Hair
7 Porphyrophobia is the irrational fear of which colour? Purple
8 What is the 17th letter of the Greek alphabet? Rho
9 Bezique is a card game for how many players? Two
10 Which singer was born Gloria Fowles in September 1948? Gloria Gaynor
11 What are the names in the two rival taxicab firms in the 1963 film ‘Carry On Cabby’? Speedee Taxis and Glamcabs
12 Donatien Alphonse Francois were the first names of which French aristocrat, born in 1740? Marquis de Sade
13 On which animal would a currycomb normally be used? Horse
14 Who played Captain Jean-Luc Picard in the television series ‘Star-Trek: The Next Generation’? Patrick Stewart
15 A Skipjack is which type of fish? Tuna
16 In 2010, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin performed which 1940’s song in front of an audience for a children’s charity? Blueberry Hill
17 Who is the Greek God of wine? Dionysus
18 What is the title of the only film for which actor John Wayne won an Oscar? True Grit
19 Who designed the Luftwaffe’s Bf-109 fighter plane? Willy Messerschmitt
20 Which metal is obtained from the ore cinnabar? Mercury
21 Who played Richard Hillman in the British tv soap ‘Coronation Street’? Brian Capron
22 Giacomo Agostini was seven times world champion between 1966 and 1972 in which sport? Motorcycling
23 What is the first name of Goldfinger in the 1964 James Bond film ‘Goldfinger’? Auric
24 Which heavyweight boxer won a gold medal in the 1964 Olympic Games? Joe Frazier
25 Cosmo Smallpiece was a character played by which English comedian? Les Dawson
26 Axle hitch, Catshank, Power cinch and Monkey’s fist are all types of what? Knot
27 The European Recovery Program (ERP), 1947-1951, a large-scale economic program of the United States, was known by what other name? The Marshall Plan
28 Vladimir and Estragon are characters from which Samuel Beckett play? Waiting for Godot
29 In the game of cricket, how many balls are usually bowled in a single over? Six
30 In our solar system, which is the sixth planet from the sun? Saturn