1 Which country has the internet domain .de? Germany
2 An 18th Century dandy and a type of pasta share which name? Macaroni
3 If an organism is halophile, what type of conditions can it tolerate? Saline/salt
4 Which American philosopher built a hut near Walden pond, Concord in 1845, and lived there as a hermit for a few years? Henry David Thoreau
5 Leontes King of Sicilia is a character in which Shakespeare play? The Winter’s Tale
6 Which band released an 1984 album entitled ‘Legend’? Bob Marley and the Wailers
7 The medical condition aphagia is the inability or refusal to do what? Swallow
8 The 1988 film ‘Frantic’, starring Harrison Ford, is set in which European city? Paris
9 Sweet Vermouth, Angostura Bitters and Bourbon Whiskey are the ingredients of which cocktail? Manhattan
10 ‘Jam and Jerusalem’ is associated with which British institution? Women’s Institute
11 Anserine relates to which creature? Goose
12 A sequicentenary is an anniversary of how many years? 150
13 What is the name of Tom and Barbara’s goat in the UK television series ‘The Good Life’? Geraldine
14 Jenny Pitman was the trainer of which 1995 Grand National winning horse? Royal Athlete
15 Late singer Davy Jones can be heard asking a studio engineer ‘What number is this Chip?’ at the beginning of which Monkees song? Daydream Believer
16 The 17th Century explorer Robert Cavelier (or Robert de la Salle) canoed down which American river and claimed the entire river basin for France? Mississippi River
17 What was Britain’s first local BBC radio station, launched in 1967? BBC Radio Leicester
18 Which French port did RMS Titanic call at after leaving Southampton in April 1912? Cherbourg
19 Which novelist won the 1993 Booker Prize for his novel ‘Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha’? Roddy Doyle
20 Singer Doug Trendle is better known by what name? Buster Bloodvessel
21 What is the International Vehicle Registration for Cambodia? K
22 The ‘Explorer Belt Award’ is awarded to which group of people? Boy/Girl Scouts
23 Barbara Pierce is married to which former US President? George H W Bush
24 Opera singer Leyla Gencer was born in which European country? Turkey
25 Perkin Warbeck, a pretender to the throne, was executed during the reign of which English monarch? Henry VII
26 What is the cube-root of 343? 7
27 The city of Linz is in which European country? Austria
28 The bull represents which sign of the Zodiac? Taurus
29 In which South American country does Angostura Bitters originally come from? Venezuela
30 Bind, Feint and Parry are all terms used in which sport? Fencing