1 The 1999 film ‘The Insider’, starring Al Pacino and Russell Crowe, is based on a true story about which US industry? Tobacco industry
2 Which martial art means ‘The way of the empty hand’? Karate
3 ‘The Starry – ‘what’ is a painting by Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh? Night
4 Which British charity has the slogan ‘Refusing to ignore people in crisis’? British Red Cross
5 What is the capital of the Italian region Piedmont? Turin
6 Which Greek philosopher was said to have lived inside a barrel? Diogenes
7 Which former Italian Prime Minister was kidnapped by The Red Brigade in 1978, and killed after 55 days in captivity? Aldo Moro
8 A daikon is what type of vegetable? Radish
9 What does the Latin phrase ‘Caeci caecos ducentes’ translate to in English? Blind are led by the blind
10 Which 2006 film, starring Channing Tatum, was inspired by Shakespeare’s ‘Twelfth Night’? She’s the Man
11 Garryowen, Shoeing and Mulligrubber are terms used in which sport? Rugby Union
12 In medicine, dysuria is pain or difficulty in doing what? Urinating
13 The village of Tightwad is in which US state? Missouri
14 In the UK, the ‘Great Writ’ is better known by what name? Habeas Corpus
15 What is the opposite of dextral (on the right hand side)? Sinistral
16 In October 2011, which planet in our solar system was mistaken for a distress flare by a member of the public in Tynemouth, England? Jupiter
17 Who wrote the 1939 story ‘The Secret Life of Walter Mitty’? James Thurber
18 Which band released a 1979 album entitled ‘The Great Rock and Roll Swindle’? Sex Pistols
19 The Cochiti Dam is in which US state? New Mexico
20 In the art style ‘Op Art’, what does ‘Op’ stand for? Optical