1 What is the name of the male character in French pantomime who usually wears a loose white costume and a pointed hat and has a sad white-painted face? Pierrot
2 Mossel Bay is a harbour town which lies on the coast of which African country? South Africa
3 Swedish actress Greta Gustafsson was better known by what name? Greta Garbo
4 Swiss National Day is celebrated during which month of the year? August
5 Sam Walton founded which famous US retail chain in 1962? Walmart
6 In the game of Bingo, ‘Knock at the door’ is the nickname of which number? Four
7 The province of Banten is on which Asian island? Java
8 Who was the only US President not to be elected to office? Gerald Ford
9 The liqueur creme de cassis is made with which fruit? Blackcurrants
10 Which English author wrote the 1928 novel ‘Orlando: A Biography’? Virginia Woolf
11 Which American car manufacturer has a logo which features three shields inside a circle? Buick
12 Which 1956 film starring Burt Lancaster was shot in Paris, including at the Cirque d’hiver? Trapeze
13 In which year was the Oxford English Dictionary first published in ten volumes? 1928
14 First broadcast in the UK 1958, what is the world’s longest running children’s television programme? Blue Peter
15 Mount Sneffels is in which US state? Colorado
16 Quentin Tarantino and George Clooney play brothers Seth and Richard Gecko in which 1996 film? From Dusk Till Dawn
17 King John of England was the youngest son of which English monarch? King Henry II
18 Pinkie, Cubitt and Ida Arnold are all characters in which Graham Green novel? Brighton Rock
19 Which British island group was hit by an egg shortage in February 2012? Falkland Islands
20 How many suicides are recorded in the Bible? Seven