1 Which English city is known as ‘The Merry City’? Wakefield
2 How many Olympic Gold Medals did former Soviet gymnast Olga Korbut win? Four
3 The Chiffon cake, made with vegetable oil instead of butter, originated in which country? USA
4 Furniture items Futons originated in which country? Japan
5 What does IUCN stand for, an organisation which publishes a Red List of Threatened Species? International Union for the Conservation of Nature
6 Which playing card is known as ‘The Curse of Mexico’? Two of spades
7 What is the name of the Muppet rock band which features on the children’s television show ‘The Muppet Show’? Dr Teeth and the Electric Mayhem
8 In the human body, Inguinal, Femoral, Epigastric ans Spigelian are all types of what? Hernias
9 Cuthbert Ottaway was the first captain of which national football team in their first official international match? England
10 Late actress Greta Garbo was born in which European country? Sweden
11 Bovinophobia is the irrational fear of which animals? Cows/cattle
12 What was the name of American frontiersman Davy Crockett’s rifle which was presented to him for his service in the Tennessee State Assembly? Old Betsy
13 The icing on a Tompouce cake is traditionally which colour? Pink
14 Which are the four mutable signs of the Zodiac? Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius, Pisces
15 Cascade, Mills Mess, Backcross and Tramline Pass are all terms used in which activity? Juggling
16 Which are the two main ingredients in a Fluffernutter sandwich? Marshmallow and peanut butter
17 What is the national bird of India? Peacock
18 The Western Roll is a technique used in which track and field athletics event? High Jump
19 What type of tool is a Stillson? Wrench
20 In 1932, which Californian-based company became the first to commercially produce electric guitars? Rickenbacker (Ro-Pat-In Corporation)