1 Which 1993 film is about the affair between author C S Lewis and poet Joy Grisham? Shadowlands
2 What is the medical term for high blood pressure? Hypertension
3 What were the first names of poet W H Auden? Wystan Hugh
4 Who was the first British Prime Minister to serve under Queen Elizabeth II? Winston Churchill
5 How many months of the year end in the letter ‘Y’? Four
6 The UK television series ‘Father Ted’ is set on which fictional island? Craggy Island
7 Bromatology is the study of what? Food (or aliments)
8 In April 1963, Lester Bowles Pearson became Prime Minister of which country? Canada
9 The ‘Pentagon Papers’ is a US Department of Defense history of the United States political-military involvement in which country? Vietnam
10 The Great Smoky Mountains are on the border of which two US states? North Carolina and Tennessee
11 In which British city is Anderston Railway Station? Glasgow
12 Which British monarch had a pet Cavalier King Charles spaniel named Dash? Queen Victoria
13 Coimetrophobia is the irrational fear of which places? Cemeteries
14 What is the all-seated capacity of Wembley Stadium in London? 90,000
15 Which US President is depicted on a $50 banknote? Ulysses S Grant
16 A tridecagon has how many sides? 13
17 According to the proverb, ‘A bird in the…..’what’…is worth two in the bush’? Hand
18 Who had a 1963 hit with the song ‘Little Boxes’? Pete Seger
19 Milt is the sperm-filled reproductive gland of which type of creature? Fish
20 What is US businessman and politician Mitt Romney’s first name? Willard
21 Which is the northernmost Scandinavian country? Norway
22 English novelist Barbara McCorquodale was better known by what name? Barbara Cartland
23 In the US television series ‘Spin City’, who played Randall Winston, the dim-witted Mayor of New York City? Barry Bostwick
24 Which British television presenter uses the expression ‘Cheap as chips’? David Dickinson
25 What is a person who makes and sells ladies hats called? A milliner
26 What was the first name of the older sister of German-born diarist Anne Frank? Margot
27 Almere, Tilburg and Breda are all cities in which European country? Netherlands
28 Musical instruments ‘zills’ are also known by what name? Finger symbols
29 Which US adult film actor is nicknamed ‘The Hedgehog’? Ron Jeremy
30 How many players are on the court in a korfball team? Eight