1 Who played the role of Becky Sharp in the 2004 film ‘Vanity Fair’? Reese Witherspoon
2 Quomotion is a tribute band to which British band? Status Quo
3 How many games are usually played in a badminton match? Three
4 What is the boiling point of water on the Farenheit scale? 212 degrees
5 In 1970, Russia’s (USSR) Venera 7 became the first manmade spacecraft to land successfully on which planet, and transmit data back to Earth? Venus
6 Who scored the first televised maximum snooker break, in 1982? Steve Davis
7 ‘Puff’ is the German name for which board game? Backgammon
8 American Don King is well-known as a promoter of which sport? Boxing
9 The 1937 novel ‘The Road to Wigan Pier’ was written by which British author? George Orwell
10 Which Californian computer software company was founded in 1995 by Bill Coleman, Ed Scott and Alfred Chuang? BEA Systems Inc.
11 Lake Chrissie is in which African country? South Africa
12 Which Austrian Formula One racing driver was killed while qualifying for the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix? Roland Ratzenberger
13 In humans, Polydactyl is the condition of having more than the normal number of what? Digits
14 In television, what does ESPN stand for? Entertainment and Sports Programming Network
15 Which actors play the blind man and the deaf man in the 1989 film ‘See No Evil, Hear No Evil’? Richard Pryor and Gene Wilder
16 ‘The Picture of….’who’? Is a novel by Oscar Wilde? Dorian Grey
17 Which river is both the main input and output of Lake Geneva? River Rhone
18 What is the name of Mildred’s brother-in-law in the UK television series ‘George and Mildred’? Humphrey Pumphrey
19 Roman Emperor Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus Germanicus is better known by what name? Caligula
20 In heating appliances, what does BTU stand for? British Thermal Unit
21 Which British fashion designer died at his London home in February 2010, aged 40? Alexander McQueen
22 Thathanka Iyotake was the native name for which American tribal chief? Sitting Bull
23 ‘Going Straight’ was the sequel to which British television series? Porridge
24 How many sheets of identical paper are in a ream? 500
25 What is the title of the 1976 film about the Watergate Scandal, starring Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman? All the President’s Men
26 Which singer/actress attacked Russell Harty on his 1980 British television chat show? Grace Jones
27 Which US President is depicted on a $1 bank note? George Washington
28 How many fluid ounces in half an Imperial pint? 10
29 Aggie, China, Onionskin and Cats Eyes are all types of which toy? Marbles
30 Milos Forman directed which 1975 film starring Jack Nicholson? One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest