||Which American-born engineer invented the first portable, fully automatic machine gun?
||Hiram Stevens Maxim
||Who wrote the 1968 novel ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’?
||Arthur C Clarke
||What is the state capital of South Australia?
||According to the Bible, who was King Solomon’s father?
||Oberon, Puck and Lysander are characters in which Shakespeare play?
||A Midsummer Night’s Dream
||Matthew Boulton was the business partner of which Scottish inventor and engineer?
||Who wrote the 18th Century play ‘The Rivals’?
||Richard Brinsley Sheridan
||The Lord Advocate is the chief law officer in which European country?
||What is the US state capital of Kansas?
||Who wrote the 1963 novel ‘The Bell Jar’?
||Painter Joshua Reynolds was knighted by which British monarch?
||King George III
||Tritanopia is a visual defect characterised by the inability to discern which two colours?
||Blue and yellow
||In which country was the 1990 FIFA World Cup held?
||By what name was Mongol leader Temujin better known?
||Fictional character Detective Inspector John Rebus was created by which author?
||Originating in France, what is the name of the small ball of choux pastry, usually filled with cream and often covered with chocolate?
||In the UK, which animals are traditionally associated with the first of the month?
||Who was the only British Prime Minister to hold office during the reign of King Edward VIII?
||On the UK television game show ‘The Chase’ which chaser is known as ‘The Governess’?
||The disused Vajont (or Vaiont) Dam is in which European country?
||What is the first name of fictional character Sherlock Holmes friend and assistant Dr Watson?
||In sport what does LTA stand for?
||Lawn Tennis Association
||Tartarology is the study of what?
||In which European country is the port of St Malo?
||A Shavian is an admirer of which dramatist and his work?
||George Bernard Shaw
||In Sumo wrestling, a handful of what is thrown into the ring before combat?
||Which 1945 film was based on the Noel Coward play ‘Still Life’?
||Which former English cricketer is nicknamed ‘The Cat’?
||What is the name of the rams-horn trumpet used by Jews in religious ceremonies and as an ancient battle signal?
||What is the highest number on a Euromillions lottery ticket?