1 Swiss-born architect, designer and writer Charles-Edouard Jeanneret was better known by what name? Le Corbusier
2 In teaching in the UK, what does OFSTED stand for? The Office for Standards in Education
3 Actress Rachel Weisz married which actor in 2011? Daniel Craig
4 The Pharoah Cephranes was buried with over 2,000 of what type of animal? Goats
5 The Pya is a monetary unit of which country? Burma (Myanmar)
6 ‘How To Talk Dirty and Influence People’ is the title of which US comedian’s autobiography? Lenny Bruce
7 How many steeplechase fences are on the Aintree Grand National race course? 16
8 Which British band released a 2002 album entitled ‘A Rush of Blood to the Head’? Coldplay
9 In fashion Straight Cut, Boot Cut and Skinny are all types of what? Jeans
10 Which English football club play their home games at Ewood park? Blackburn Rovers FC
11 What does ‘Son et Lumiere’ translate to in English? Sound and Light
12 Who plays Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham, in the UK television series ‘Downton Abbey’? Maggie Smith
13 What is a female alligator called? Cow
14 Teutophobia is the irrational fear of which country and its culture? Germany
15 Jones the Steam is the driver of which fictional train? Ivor the Engine
16 Scottish Blackface is a breed of which animal? Sheep
17 What is the name of the electric vehicle invented by Clive Sinclair and launched in the UK in 1985? C5
18 Which English singer was described as ‘The barefoot pop princess of the 1960’s’? Sandie Shaw
19 The novel ‘The Day of the Jackal’ is about the attempted assassination of which political figure? Charles de Gaulle
20 A sapsucker is what type of bird? Woodpecker
21 What colour Cat’s Eyes mark the offside (right) of a British motorway? Amber
22 What is the first event of a men’s decathlon? 100 metres
23 How many letters of the English alphabet are used as Roman Numerals? Seven
24 Who wrote the 19th Century play ‘Hedda Gabler’? Henrik Ibsen
25 In which London road is Harrod’s department store? Brompton Road
26 In 2012 the Austrian Mint brought out a 5 coin gold series to coincide with the 150th anniversary of the birth of which artist? Gustav Klimt
27 What was the name of the favourite warhorse of the 1st Duke of Wellington? Copenhagen
28 By what name is Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, known in the satirical magazine ‘Private Eye’? Keith
29 Max de Winter is a fictional character in which novel by Daphne du Maurier? Rebecca
30 If a skateboarder is ‘goofy-footed’, which foot is closest to the front of the board? Right foot