1 Who announced their resignation as leader of the British Labour Party in October 1980? James Callaghan
2 Assamese cuisine originated in which country? India
3 In the standard game of Monopoly, you go to jail if you throw how many consecutive sets of doubles on the dice? Three
4 British actress Alison Steadman married which film director/writer in 1973? Mike Leigh
5 Introduced in the 19th Century in Britain, what were Penny Black and Penny Red? Postage stamps
6 ‘World in ‘what’ was a UK current affairs television programme which ran from 1963 to 1998? Action
7 Late English actor Oliver Reed played Uncle Frank in which 1975 film? Tommy
8 The Swiss pastry Carac is traditionally covered with which colour icing? Green
9 The ‘Great Flag Debate’ took place in which country in 1964? Canada
10 In January 1987, who became the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? Aretha Franklin
11 Ommetaphobia is the irrational fear of which part of the body? Eyes
12 Which British bank issued piggy banks, whose names included Woody, Annabel and Maxwell, to child account holders in the 1980’s? National Westminster Bank
13 Which late American author and journalist, who died in 2005, requested that after his death his ashes were to be fired out of a cannon? Hunter S Thompson
14 Which US stadium was nicknamed the ‘House that Ruth Built’? Yankee Stadium
15 In a standard game of chess, how many queens does each player start with? One
16 The songs ‘Shall We Dance’, ‘Getting to Know You’ and ‘I’ll Whistle a Happy Tune’ are all from which 1956 musical film? The King and I
17 In the board game ‘Operation’, how many Doctor’s points are scored by successfully removing the Funny Bone (humerus)? 200
18 What does the ‘Q’ stand for in the name of the cotton buds Q-Tips? Quality
19 Who was Vice-President to US President Jimmy Carter? Walter Mondale
20 Which late English singer was born Ronald William Wycherley in April 1940? Billy Fury