1 Foinaven, Valentines and the Canal Turn are all features of which British racecourse? Aintree
2 Which British band released a 2006 album entitled ‘Beautiful World’? Take That
3 In which 1969 film were Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper heading for New Orleans? Easy Rider
4 In architecture, where in a house would you find a purlin? The roof
5 ‘Cheval’ is French for which animal? Horse
6 In betting, what odds are known as a ‘Carpet’? 3 to 1
7 What is a female Red Deer called? A hind
8 Women competed in the 3,000 metre steeplechase for the first time in the Summer Olympics in which year? 2008
9 Denzil Washington played which black militant leader in the 1992 film of the same name? Malcolm X
10 In the ‘Tom & Jerry’ cartoons, what is the name of Spike’s son? Tyke
11 The holiday resort of Paphos is on which Mediterranean island? Cyprus
12 What does each angle of a regular pentagon measure in degrees? 108
13 The island of Lanzarote lies in which body of water? Atlantic Ocean
14 Zugzwang, Skewer, Royal Fork and Indian Defence are all terms associated with which board game? Chess
15 US soul duo Brian Joseph Burton (Danger Mouse) and Cee Lo Green are better known by what name? Gnarls Barkley
16 What is the name of the mythical, multi-headed dog that guards the gates of the Underworld? Cerberus
17 ‘O, say can you see by the dawn’s early light…’ is the opening line to which national anthem? The Star-Spangled Banner
18 Who resigned as Prime Minister of France in August 1976? Jacques Chirac
19 Who played Rosemary Shanahan in the 2001 film ‘Shallow Hal’? Gwyneth Paltrow
20 In the human body, what is the name of the large muscle which covers the shoulder? Deltoid
21 Which monarch united the Scottish and English thrones? James
22 Dermatophobia is the irrational fear of what? Skin diseases/cracked skin
23 Which US President said ‘The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend’? Abraham Lincoln
24 Which English football club is television cook Delia Smith connected to? Norwich City FC
25 British singer Lulu was married to which member of The Bee Gees? Maurice Gibb
26 How many lines make up the London Underground Railway system? 11
27 In the James Bond film ‘Goldfinger’, who is Goldfinger’s bodyguard? Oddjob
28 An ‘Ascham’ is a tall, narrow cabinet that contains implements used in which sport? Archery
29 Which letters of the English alphabet depict Roman Numerals? I V X L C D M
30 Which English monarch was the brother of King Edward IV? Richard III