1 Who wrote the 1934 novel ‘I, Claudius’? Robert Graves
2 Who played Dorothy Zbornak in the US tv show ‘The Golden Girls’? Bea Arthur
3 Who became Chancellor of West Germany in 1969? Willy Brandt
4 What was the title of the 2006 Christmas episode of BBC tv’s ‘Doctor Who’? The Runaway Bride
5 Which former US President had a pet Labrador Retriever called Buddy? Bill Clinton
6 Who played Jenna Wade in the US tv series ‘Dallas’? Priscilla Presley
7 What is the name of the small town in Australia which is famous for outlaw Ned Kelly’s Last Stand? Glenrowan
8 Who was the father of English monarch Queen Mary I? Henry VIII
9 ‘The Kiss’ is an 1889 work by which French sculptor? Auguste Rodin
10 In which European country is Lake Bolsena? Italy
11 In medicine, glomerulonephritis affects which part of the body? Kidneys
12 Which country hosted the 2003 ICC Cricket World Cup? South Africa
13 Pattaya, Phucket and Koh Samui are tourist destinations in which country? Thailand
14 What is the science which maps the main features of the heavens and the earth, including astronomy, geography and geology? Cosmography
15 In which year did Canada adopt the Maple Leaf Flag as its national flag? 1965
16 Which element does Zn represent in the Periodic Table? Zinc
17 In entertainment, which Marx Brothers real name was Leonard? Chico
18 Poul Schluter became Prime Minister of which country in September 1982? Denmark
19 What is fictional Inspector Maigret’s first name? Jules
20 ‘A thing of beauty is a joy forever’ is the first line of ‘Endymion’ by which poet? John Keats
21 The Tumut Hydroelectric Power Station is in which Australian state? New South Wales
22 Who was the longest-serving presenter of UK children’s tv show ‘Blue Peter’? John Noakes
23 Which, now defunct, political party was founded by Declan Ganley in April 2009? Libertas Ireland
24 Which animal is known as the ‘Waller’s Gazelle’? Gerenuk
25 In the novel ‘The Lord of the Rings’ by Tolkein, what is the name of the horse given to Gandalf by King Theoden? Shadowfax
26 Philip Morris launched which cigarette brand in 1924? Marlboro
27 Which British monarch is portrayed in the 1940 film ‘The Sea hawk’, starring Errol Flynn? Queen Elizabeth I
28 What is the title of William Shakespeare’s longest play? Hamlet
29 The International Society of Krishna Consciousness, also known as The Hare Krishna Movement, has its headquarters in which Indian city? Mayapur
30 ‘Where Everybody Knows Your Name’ is the theme tune to which US tv series? Cheers