1 What is the largest brass section instrument in an orchestra? Tuba
2 What was the name of the first human spaceflight in which Yuri Gugarin was sent into space in April 1961? Vostok 1
3 In which 1993 film does Nicholas Cage play drifter Michael Williams who is mistaken for a hitman? Red Rock West
4 In cooking, what is the main ingredient of a pongal dish? Rice
5 Who wrote the ‘Winnie the Pooh’ books? A A Milne
6 What colours make up the national flag of Switzerland? Red and white
7 Who designed the stained glass Baptistry window for Coventry cathedral? John Piper
8 What is the name of the pathway in the human body along which food enters and and solid wastes are expelled? Alimentary canal
9 In 1585, who established the first British colony in North America, which was later abandoned? Walter Raleigh
10 Hydref is Welsh for which month of the year? October
11 Beginning with S, what was the name of the first interactive touch graphics computer program written by Ivan Sutherland in 1963? Sketchpad
12 What is the first name of the wife of US business magnate and philanthropist Bill Gates? Melinda
13 Who was the father of King henry III of England? King John
14 Kelvinhall, Cowcaddens and Kinning Park are all underground stations in which European city? Glasgow
15 What was the former name of the Willis Tower in Chicago, USA? Sears Tower
16 Which record label famously rejected a Beatles audition tape in 1962, saying that guitar bands were on the way out? Decca
17 What is the name of the sidekick of cartoon superhero DangerMouse? Ernest Penfold
18 Puffer, Angel and Dog are all types of which creature? Fish
19 What is a male otter called? Dog
20 Which flower is known as ‘The wind flower’? Anemone