1 The medical condition priapism is a persistent and usually painful what? Erection
2 The Grampians mountain range is in which European country? Scotland
3 Which footballer claimed that his hand-ball goal against England in 1986 was ‘The hand of God’? Diego Maradona
4 Juliette Norton married which British television chef in 2000? Jamie Oliver
5 Rozencrantz and Gildenstern are characters in which Shakespeare play? Hamlet
6 In the human body, toxaemia is more commonly known by what name? Blood poisoning
7 Which British politician introduced the expression ‘Terminological inexactitude’, a euphemism for a lie or untruth? Winston Churchill
8 Who is the host of British television panel show ‘Eight Out of Ten Cats’? Jimmy Carr
9 What type of creature is a tarantula? Spider/arachnid
10 The North Star is also known by what other name? Pole Star/Polaris
11 ‘Vinca’ is the Latin name for which plant? Periwinkle
12 Lipshen is the name of the cat in which Roald Dahl book? The Witches
13 Which famous race horse was stolen from the Ballymany Stud in Ireland in February 1983? Shergar
14 Mount Huascaran is in which South American country? Peru
15 Shiitake is what type of foodstuff? Mushroom
16 Romansh is an official language of which European country? Switzerland
17 Who was the first British footballer to play 100 Champions League matches? David Beckham
18 The Bossa Nova dance originated in which country? Brazil
19 David Evans is the real name of which Irish musician? The Edge
20 What was the first game show to be broadcast on commercially-licenced television in the US in 1941? Truth or Consequence
21 What is the name of the Japanese form of therapy that uses simple hands-on, no touch, and visualisation techniques, with the goal of improving the flow of life energy in a person? Reiki
22 Lynn Reid Banks debut novel was entitled ‘The…’what’-Shaped Room’? L
23 In the British monarchy, who succeeded Queen Anne to the throne? King George I
24 Which band released a 2007 album entitled ‘Myths of the Near Future’? The Klaxons
25 What was the pen name of US crime writer Frederic Dannay? Ellery Queen
26 The TWIF is the governing body for which sport Tug of War (Tug of War International Federation)
27 Who directed the 1941 film ‘The Maltese Falcon’? John Huston
28 Which fruit is the main ingredient of the liqueur Quetsch? Plum
29 Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty and Ronny Cox play four friends in which 1972 film? Deliverance
30 Which make of car has the advertising slogan ‘Zoom, Zoom’? Mazda