1 Which river separates New York City from New Jersey? The Hudson River
2 Which former English cricket umpire received an OBE in 2012? Harold Dennis Bird (Dickie Bird)
3 Who played James Bond in the 1983 film ‘Octopussy’? Roger Moore
4 Lunes is Spanish for which day of the week? Monday
5 In January 1973, the pilot episode of which British television comedy series, the longest-running sitcom in the world, was broadcast? Last of the Summer Wine
6 What is the main ingredient of a Foo Young dish? Eggs
7 Which British writer coined the phrase ‘Youth is wasted on the young’? George Bernard Shaw
8 Actress Julianne Moore wrote the children’s book ‘Freckleface ‘what’? Strawberry
9 St Andrew’s Day, the patron saint of Scotland, falls in which month of the year? November
10 A rambutan is what type of foodstuff? Fruit
11 The marabou is what type of bird? Stork
12 Albion is the oldest known name for which nation? Great Britain
13 The song ‘Fashion for His Love’ by Lady Gaga is a tribute to which late fashion designer? Alexander McQueen
14 In the game of Bridge, what is the name of a 13-card hand containing only cards numbered up to 9? A Yarborough
15 Atlanta is the capital of which US state? Georgia
16 What is the first name of fictional character ‘Smiley’, created by the author John Le Carre? George
17 How is SOS depicted in international Morse code? Three dots, three dashes, three dots
18 Which bird is on the national flag of Papua New Guinea? Bird of Paradise
19 The Isle of Man lies in which body of water? Irish Sea
20 Singer David Bowie teamed up with UK band Queen on which 1981 hit single? Under Pressure