1 Who wrote the book ‘On the Origin of Species’ in 1859? Charles Darwin
2 What are the full names of fictional television gardening sleuths Rosemary and Thyme? Rosemary Boxer and Laura Thyme
3 Arturo Frondizi became president of which South American country in May 1958? Argentina
4 What is the name of Siegfried Farnon’s younger brother in the UK television series ‘All Creatures Great and Small’? Tristan Farnon
5 What is the title of Elvis Presley’s first hit single, recorded at Sun Studio in Memphis? That’s All Right
6 The Montreux Jazz Festival is held annually in which European country? Switzerland
7 What type of animal is a kudu? Antelope
8 Who was the original host of UK television game show ‘Wheel of Fortune’? Nicky Campbell
9 What are the three books in Tolkien’s ‘The Lord of the Rings’ trilogy? The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, The Return of the King
10 In which year in the 21st Century did the US senate pass a resolution apologising for slavery? 2009
11 In Greek mythology, one of the 12 Labours of Hercules was to produce ‘what’ item belonging to Amazonian queen Hippolyte? Magical Girdle
12 The SANDF is the armed forces of which country? South Africa _ South Africa National Defence Force
13 The Ao dai is the traditional dress of women in which Asian country? Vietnam
14 On a standard dartboard, what number lies opposite 13? 8
15 Who plays Julia Roberts brutal husband in the 1991 film ‘Sleeping With the Enemy’? Patrick Bergin
16 Which British Prime Minister delivered the ‘Winds of Change’ speech in 1960? Harold Macmillan
17 Which country lies in the Eastern Pyrenees between France and Spain? Andorra
18 How many teaspoons in an Imperial tablespoon? Three
19 Who stars as the title characters of the 1925 spoof film ‘Dr Pyckle and Mr Pryde’? Stan Laurel
20 Romano is what type of foodstuff? Cheese