1 What was the name of the clothes shop opened by Mary Quant on London’s King’s Road in 1955? Bazaar
2 In 1958, who became the youngest footballer, at age 17, to play in a World Cup? Pele
3 In which African country is Lake George? Uganda
4 What is the name of the colliery in the 1939 film ‘The Stars Look Down’? Neptune Colliery
5 Who was the longest-serving Australian Prime Minister? Sir Robert Menzies
6 The Manuel M.Torres Dam is the largest hydro plant in which country? Mexico
7 What is the name of Peter Perfect’s car in the children’s tv cartoon series ‘Wacky Races’? Turbo Terrific
8 What was the former name of the Vietnamese city of Ho Chi Min? Saigon
9 Which British swimmer won Olympic Gold Medals in 2008 in the 400 and 800 m freestyle? Rebecca Adlington
10 ‘Do not go gentle into that good night…..Rage, rage against the dying of the light’ is from a poem by which British poet? Dylan Thomas
11 In Greek mythology, who unwittingly became the wife of her son Oedipus, and hanged herself when the relationship was discovered? Jocasta
12 Who wrote the thriller novel ‘Birds of Prey’? Wilbur Smith
13 What is the name of the fringe on each corner of the Tallit, or shawl, worn by Jewish men for morning prayer? Tzitzit
14 Which British monarch had a cigar named after them? King Edward VII
15 The 1999 film ’10 Things I Hate About You’ is based on which Shakespeare play? Taming of the Shrew
16 Which American comedian always ended his CBS variety show with the phrase ‘Say goodnight, Gracie’? George Burns
17 Who wrote the children’s series of ‘Mr Men’ books? Roger Hargreaves
18 Eisoptrophobia is the irrational fear of which household items? Mirrors
19 Who played Mike Young in the Australian tv soap ‘Neighbours’? Guy Pearce
20 The plant ‘Helianthus Annuus’ is more commonly known by what name? Sunflower
21 A probang is used to remove an object from, or apply medication to, which part of the body? Throat
22 In religion, which King is referred to as the ‘Conquering Lion of the Tribe of Judah’? Haile Selassie I
23 In Shakespeare’s ‘Othello’, what is the name of Othello’s wife? Desdemona
24 ‘Albrecht Discount’ supermarket is better known by what name? Aldi
25 The Manacle Rocks lie off the coast of which English county? Cornwall
26 In the NATO phonetic alphabet, which word represents the letter I? India
27 The Forint is the basic monetary unit of which European country? Hungary
28 Abuja is the capital of which West African republic? Nigeria
29 What type of bird is a pochard? Duck
30 Who wrote the children’s novel ‘Mary Poppins’? P.L. Travers