1 In the US television show ‘The Simpsons’, what colour shoes does Bart wear? Blue
2 What is the name of the Gloucestershire home of the Duke of Beaufort? Badminton House
3 What is the title of the final and unfinished novel by Charles Dickens? The Mystery of Edwin Drood
4 How wide is a doubles tennis court in feet? 36 feet
5 Sargassum is what type of plant? Seaweed
6 Which British designer made the miniskirt popular in the 1960’s? Mary Quant
7 Iva Toguri D’Aquino, a US citizen who participated in propaganda broadcasts to allied soldiers during World War II, was better known by what name? Tokyo Rose
8 Wicca is the religion or practice of what? Witchcraft
9 What is a female crab called? Hen
10 Who plays Cinna in the 2012 film ‘The Hunger Games’? Lenny Kravitz
11 A ‘What’…..boom’ is an explosive noise caused by the shock wave of an aircraft travelling faster than the speed of sound? Sonic
12 Which English football club play their home games at The King Poer Stadium? Leicester City FC
13 Relating to glue, what does PVA stand for? Polyvinyl Acetate
14 Which was the first British football club to win the European Cup? Celtic FC
15 During which year was the Battle of Trafalgar fought? 1805
16 What was late US actor/comedian Oliver Hardy’s first given name? Norvell
17 A timbromaniac collects what? Stamps
18 What does global financial institution ING stand for? International Netherlands Group?
19 Which British composer based an opera on Henry James novella ‘The Turn of the Screw’? Benjamin Britten
20 Who plays Mrs Kay Miniver in the 1942 film ‘Mrs Miniver’? Greer Garson
21 In which English county did the 1963 Great Train Robbery take place? Buckinghamshire
22 In the nursery rhyme ‘Oranges and Lemons’, the bells of which church said ‘You owe me five farthings’? St Martins
23 How many prisoners were locked in the Bastille in Paris when it was stormed by the people in 1789? Seven
24 In medicine, septicaemia is more commonly known by what name? Blood poisoning
25 Samwise Gamgee, Peregrin Took and Meriadoc Brandybuck are all types of which fictional characters? Hobbits
26 How many Euro coin denominations are there? Eight
27 What would you do with a sarod? Play it
28 Which vegetable is served in a dish described as ‘a la Florentine’? Spinach
29 What is the name of the park in San Francisco where, in 1966, the Beatles performed their final official live concert? Candlestick Park
30 For the 2003 film ‘The Italian Job’ actor Jason Statham received driving tuition from which Formula One World Champion? Damon Hill