1 What is the last book of the Old Testament of The Bible? Malachi
2 Which race horse won the Cheltenham Gold Cup in 1989? Desert Orchid
3 ‘Well, nobody’s perfect’ is the last line of which 1959 film? Some Like It Hot
4 Bocconi University is in which European city? Milan
5 In which English county was former British Prime minister Margaret Thatcher born? Lincolnshire
6 What is the system of sending messages by holding the arms, or two flags, in certain positions according to an alphabetic code? Semaphore
7 Who are the rival gangs in the 1961 film ‘West Side Story’? Sharks and Jets
8 Author Franklin Birkinshaw is better known by what name? Fay Weldon
9 The Korac Cup was played for in which sport? Basketball
10 Thumper, Flower and Faline are all fictional characters in which Disney film? Bambi
11 A ‘Destrier’ was the name of what, used by a medieval knight in battle? War horse
12 In poetry, a tercet is a stanza in a poem made up of how many lines? Three
13 William Pitt the Elder and William Pitt the Younger were British Prime Ministers during the reign of which monarch? King George III
14 ‘Noxious air’ is another term for which chemical element? Nitrogen
15 Who was the first Children’s Laureate? Quentin Blake
16 A polliwog (or pollywog) is an old English word for which creature? Tadpole
17 In Greek mythology, what is the name of the many-headed monster slain by Heracles? Hydra
18 A shepherd’s pie is traditionally made with which meat? Lamb
19 Who did boxer Joe Frazier replace in the 1964 Olympics because of a hand injury? Buster Mathis
20 Gonarthritis is the inflammation of which joint in the human body? Knee
21 French playwright Jean-Baptiste Poquelin was better known by what name? Moliere
22 The ceibo is the national flower and tree of which South American country? Argentina
23 The 1963 film ‘The Birds’ is based on a story by which novelist? Daphne du Maurier
24 In card games, a prial is a set of how many cards of the same value? Three
25 What is the name of the punctuation mark that is represented by a comma under a dot? Semicolon
26 A silver medal is traditionally awarded for which place in a race or competition? Second
27 Who captained the England football team at the 1958 World Cup Finals? Billy Wright
28 In the UK, what does RoSPA stand for? Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents
29 Which actor was singer Madonna’s first husband? Sean Penn
30 What are the first names of Eric Feeble’s son and daughter in the animated television series ‘Stressed Eric’? Claire and Brian