1 Which animal has the highest known blood pressure of any mammal in the world? Giraffe
2 Who was appointed manager of the England football team in May 2012? Roy Hodgson
3 Bump, Hook, Neck Shot and Wraps are all terms used in which sport? Polo
4 In June 1957, John Diefenbaker became Prime Minister of which country? Canada
5 Which British singer and musician is known as ‘The Modfather’? Paul Weller
6 What is a female hippopotamus called? Cow
7 Aurophobia is the irrational fear of which metal? Gold
8 In 1960, which actress received the first star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles? Joanne Woodward
9 Which two actors have played Obi-Wan Kenobi in the Star Wars’ series of films? Alec Guinness and Ewan McGregor
10 What is the name of the full-dress fur hat worn by hussars and footguard regiments of the British Army? Busby
11 Who is the voice of chief mechanic ‘Big Chris’ in the children’s UK television series ‘Roary the Racing Car’? Peter Kay
12 What is zoophobia a fear of? Animals
13 What was discovered in the American River in California in 1848 by carpenter and sawmill operator James W Marshall? Gold
14 In March 2012, a Florida law firm sacked 14 employees for wearing what colour shirts on a Friday, because employers thought they were making a protest? Orange
15 Bess Wallace was the wife of which US President? Harry S Truman
16 The Tarbela Dam is in which Asian country? Pakistan
17 Who plays Kitty Walker in the US television series ‘Brothers and Sisters’? Calista Flockhart
18 The latissimus muscle is in which part of the human body? Back
19 How many days is a sennight? Seven ( one week)
20 What is the title of the 2006 follow-up novel to ‘The Queen and I’ by British author Sue Townsend? Queen Camilla