1 What was the middle name of late US author Truman Capote? Streckfus
2 The Stotinka is a unit of currency of which European country? Bulgaria
3 A Spartan is what type of fruit? Apple
4 Bee, Giant and Broad-tailed are all species of which bird? Hummingbird
5 Who founded the Standard Oil Company in 1870? J D Rockefeller
6 What was the World’s first teletext information service? Ceefax
7 Athlete Usain Bolt advertised which media company’s products in 2012? Virgin
8 Siderodromophilia is the sexual arousal caused by which means of transport? Trains
9 What is the surname of the siblings Harriet, James and John in the Charles Dickens novel ‘Dombey and Son’? Carker
10 Bara Brith is a fruit bread originating in which country? Wales
11 What is the name of the road tunnel which opened in Switzerland in September 1980, and is almost 17 kilometres long? St Gotthard Tunnel
12 English singer/songwriter Lynsey Monckton Rubin is better known by what name? Lynsey De Paul
13 Zimt is German for which spice? Cinnamon
14 Ambergris is a waxy substance used in perfumery and is believed to originate in the intestines of which creatures? Sperm whales
15 Which planet in our solar system was discovered by Johann Galle and Heinrich D’Arrest in 1846? Neptune
16 What is the US state capital of Maine? Augusta
17 Late US singer/songwriter Jiles Perry Richardson Jr, born October 1930, was better known by what name? The Big Bopper
18 In the US, Thanksgiving Day falls on the fourth Thursday of which month? November
19 In cookery, Spanakopita is filo pastry traditionally stuffed with feta cheese and which vegetable? Spinach
20 The Polar Music Prize is an annual award in which country for significant achievements in music? Sweden