1 In the 1990’s which supermodel famously fell over on the catwalk while wearing a pair of Vivienne Westwood shoes? Naomi Campbell
2 What was the name of the Los Angeles hotel in which Robert F Kennedy was shot in June 1968? Ambassador Hotel
3 During which month of the year was William Shakespeare born? April
4 A ‘pod’ is a group of which mammals? Whales
5 Oliver Mellors was the lover of which fictional character? Lady Chatterley
6 What are the first names of crime writer P D James? Phyllis Dorothy
7 Which confectionery items are named after Forrest Mars and Bruce Murrie? M&M’s
8 Which crime writer’s first published novel is entitled ‘The Mysterious Affair at Styles’? Agatha Christie
9 Which colour moves first in the game of draughts (or checkers)? Black or darker pieces
10 In astronomy, how many stars make up The Plough? Seven
11 Statues of Hans Christian Anderson, William Shakespeare, Christopher Columbus and Alice in Wonderland are located in which famous park? Central Park
12 A Shar Pei is what type of animal? Dog
13 The mineral Pyrope is a variety of which precious stone? Garnet
14 In which European city is the famous Arch of Hadrian? Athens
15 In sport, what does MCC stand for? Marylebone Cricket Club
16 How many matching numbers are required to win a prize in the UK National Lottery? Three
17 Who was the first American to orbit the Earth? John Glenn
18 Who plays escaped convict Ulysses Everett McGill in the 2000 film ‘O Brother, Where Art Thou’? George Clooney
19 1986 saw the 900th anniversary of which famous English book? The Domesday Book
20 Which company manufactured the Tristar aircraft? Lockheed
21 How many US states share a land or water border with Canada? 13
22 Who was leader of the British Conservative Party between June 1997 and September 2001? William Hague
23 Which video game series is known by the initials GTA? Grand Theft Auto
24 The city of Dubrovnik is in which European country? Croatia
25 Axel, Lutz and Salchow are all terms used in which sport? Figure skating
26 Which British poet wrote ‘A Child’s Christmas in Wales’? Dylan Thomas
27 Sancerre wine is produced in which country? France
28 What colour is a 20 Euro banknote? Blue
29 The Conte Grading System was used by the makers of what? Pencils
30 Who was British Prime Minister between Winston Churchill’s two terms in office? Clement Attlee