1 A heitiki would normally be worn round which part of the body? Neck
2 Maria Dickin was the founder of which British animal charity in 1917? Peoples Dispensary for Sick Animals
3 Which British comedian hosts a television programme called ‘TV Burp’? Harry Hill
4 In Greek mythology what is the drink of the gods? Nectar
5 Which 1999 film starring Tom Hanks is set in a Louisiana prison? The Green Mile
6 In which South African country was Australian rugby player George Gregan born? Zambia
7 In May 1936 the first flight by which Irish airline took place between Dublin and Bristol? Aer Lingus
8 What was the first name of Sigmund Freud’s artist grandson? Lucian
9 How many Oscars did the film ‘Avatar’ win at the 2010 Academy Awards? Three
10 Louisville, Kentucky, USA was named after which French monarch? King Louis XVI
11 What is the title of the 1962 film in which Bette Davis and Joan Crawford play ageing Hollywood divas? Whatever Happened to Baby Jane
12 The island groups Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao form which country? The Philippines
13 The lemur is endemic to which island? Madagascar
14 What does the K stand for in the English writer’s name Jerome K Jerome? Klapka
15 Jazz musician Benny Goodman was famous for playing which instrument? Clarinet
16 Columbia University is in which US city? New York
17 Henrietta Maria was the French wife of which British monarch? King Charles I
18 Who played football coach Dave Dodds in the 2001 film ‘Mike Bassett:England Manager’? Bradley Walsh
19 Mrs Grose and Miss Jessel appear in which novella by Henry James? The Turn of the Screw
20 Which tennis player was dubbed ‘Superbrat’ by the British press? John McEnroe
21 In 1883 which Indonesian volcano erupted and was believed to be the largest single explosion in recorded human history? Krakatoa
22 Who wrote the 1951 novel ‘The Catcher in the Rye’? J D Salinger
23 English soothsayer and prophetess Ursula Southill was better known as ‘Mother…who’? Shipton
24 ‘Touch the rainbow. Taste the rainbow’ is the advertising slogan for which confectionery product? Skittles
25 Chemist and physicist Marie Curie was born in which modern-day European country? Poland
26 What is cartoon cat Garfield’s favourite food? Lasagne
27 Which 1986 film starring River Phoenix is based on a short story by Stephen King called ‘The Body’? Stand By Me
28 Which post in the UK did Rowan Williams take up in February 2003? Archbishop of Canterbury
29 Blinky, Mr Teeny and Jub-Jub are all animals in which US animated television series? The Simpsons
30 The Fountain of Wealth is in which Asian city? Singapore