1 Which ship picked up over 700 Titanic survivors in April 1912? RMS Carpathia
2 Austria is divided into how many states? Nine
3 The fictional character ‘Disco Stu’ appears in which US cartoon tv Series? The Simpsons
4 How many bones are in the human neck? Seven
5 Which chemical element is also know as ‘Inflammable Air’? Hydrogen
6 In the nursery rhyme, ‘…who…put the kettle on? Polly
7 In which European city was writer and poet Oscar Wilde born? Dublin
8 What do the interior angles of an octagon add up to in degrees? 1080
9 What is the title of the theme tune to BBC radio’s ‘Desert Island Discs’? By the Sleepy Lagoon
10 In Greek mythology, who was condemned to the eternal task of rolling a large stone up to the top of a hill, from which it always rolled down again? Sisyphus
11 Which member of The Beatles used the pseudonym L’Angelo Misterioso? George Harrison
12 In cookery, ‘agneau’ is French for which meat? Lamb
13 Which energy drink is advertised with the slogan ‘…..gives you wings’? Red Bull
14 A pontil is a metal rod used in the process of what? Glassblowing
15 What colour are the flowers of the saw-wort? Purple
16 A Schick test is a skin test for previously acquired immunity to which disease? Diptheria
17 Jafar, Abu and Iago are all characters in which Disney film? Aladdin
18 The song ‘Ugly Duckling’ by Danny Kaye features in which car manufacturers television advert? Audi
19 Who became the Mayor of New York City in 2002? Michael Bloomberg
20 The Scales represent which sign of the Zodiac? Libra
21 Marie Antoinette, Queen of France and Navarre, was born in which country? Austria
22 Which English Rugby Union team play their home games at Franklins Gardens? Northampton Saints
23 Who plays the politician who becomes the boyfriend of Jennifer Lopez in the 2003 film ‘Maid in Manhattan’? Ralph Fiennes
24 What was jazz musician Bix Beiderbecke’s first name? Leon
25 The UK television show ‘TOWIE’ stands for what? The Only Way Is Essex
26 What is the name given to a word or sentence which reads the same forwards and backwards? Palindrome
27 The song ‘Seventy Six Trombones’ is from which musical show? The Music Man
28 In drug manufacturing, what does LSD stand for? Lysergic acid diethylamide
29 Which 20th Century American artist was well known for his unique style of ‘Drip Painting’? Jackson Pollock
30 Gary Burrell and Min Kao founded which US-based navigation systems company in 1989? Garmin