1 What colour was the medal ribbon on the Naval Victoria Cross until 1918? Blue
2 Who became head of the KGB in May 1967? Yuri Andropov
3 What does the Latin phrase ‘Ars gratia artis’ translate to in English? Art for art’s sake
4 A siskin is what type of bird? Finch
5 In mythology, which Egyptian god killed Osiris by drowning him? Seth
6 In 1746, Scottish naval surgeon James Lind pioneered the treatment of which disease? Scurvy
7 All Saints Day is celebrated on the 1st of which month? November
8 A nullipara is a woman who has never done what? Given birth
9 What is the capital of Lithuania? Vilnius
10 Vectis was the Roman name for which island off the coast of Britain? Isle of Wight
11 On a standard dartboard, which number lies opposite 6? 11
12 Rosh Hashanah is the New year festival in which religion? Jewish
13 What was the name of William Shakespeare’s twins by Ann Hathaway? Hamnet and Judith
14 Which fictional character is known as ‘The boy who never grew up’? Peter Pan
15 What is the highest reward bestowed by the Royal Horticultural Society? Victoria Medal of Honour
16 What is the official language of Zambia? English
17 Which English singer has a son called Zachary Jackson Levon? Elton John
18 British monarchs George V, Edward VIII and George VI all reigned during which year? 1936
19 Business magnate Bill gates dropped out which US university? Harvard University
20 A tetrachordo bouzouki has how many pairs of strings? Four