1 The former Malagasy Republic is now known by what name? Madagascar
2 Pyongyang is the capital of which country? North Korea
3 A hammerkop is what type of creature? Bird
4 Ballet dancers Margot Fonteyn and Rudolph Nureyev first danced together at the 1962 Royal Ballet performance of which ballet? Giselle
5 What is the title of the 1995 film in which Robin Williams is trapped in a board game for 26 years? Jumanji
6 In the human body, what does the disease leukaemia affect? The blood
7 What is phonetics the study of? Speech sounds
8 How many dots are on a pair of regular dice? 42
9 The Aleutian Islands are part of which US state? Alaska
10 In 1930 in the UK, a speed limit of how many miles per hour was imposed on motorists in built up areas? 30 mph
11 Which actress sang ‘Happy Birthday’ to US President John F Kennedy on his 45th birthday? Marilyn Monroe
12 A muselet is the wire which holds ‘what’ in a bottle of champagne? Cork
13 Scafell Pike is the highest mountain in which European country? England
14 What is the outer layer of human skin called? Epidermis
15 Isaac Singer obtained a US patent in August 1851 for his improvements of which type of machine? Sewing machine
16 Which is the third largest political party in the US? Libertarian Party
17 Who played Bernardo O’Reilly in the 1960 film ‘The Magnificent Seven’? Charles Bronson
18 Australia Day is celebrated during which month of the year? January
19 What was the first name of the mother of US President Barack Obama? Stanley
20 In 2008, US actress/tv show host Ellen DeGeneres married which Ali McBeal actress? Portia de Rossi