1 A ‘what’ Republic is a politically unstable country that is economically dependent on a single export commodity, and is usually governed by a dictator or the armed forces? Banana
2 What is the name of the television character who hosts the UK show ‘Celebrity Juice’? Keith Lemon
3 In the children’s fairy tale, what was Cinderella’s carriage before it was changed by the Fairy Godmother? Pumpkin
4 What fruit is a, usually single, person called who tags along with a couple who are having a romantic relationship, and who would prefer to be alone? Gooseberry
5 What is the name of the girlfriend of fictional cartoon character Popeye? Olive Oyl
6 What is the title of the 1973 non-fiction book by Joseph Wambaugh which chronicles the kidnapping of two plainclothes LAPD officers by a pair of criminals? The Onion Field
7 What nickname was England football team manager Graham Taylor given after England lost to Sweden in Euro 92? Turnip (Head)
8 What is the title of the 1984 UB40 single, originally recorded by Eric Donaldson in 1971? Cherry Oh Baby
9 Which British actor played the role of Odysseus in the 2004 film ‘Troy’? Sean Bean
10 In the human body, what is the slight projection at the front of the throat, formed by the largest cartilage of the larynx, commonly known as? Adam’s apple
11 In the 1974 film ‘Mr Majestyk’, what does the title character, played by Charles Bronson, grow on his farm? Watermelons
12 In British slang, which vegetable is the name of the snippets of cloth appropriated by a tailor from a customer’s material? Cabbage
13 Which word is said to be used by actors to simulate conversion? Rhubarb
14 Which ‘fruity’ phrase describes a person’s complexion that is light, smooth, rosy and unblemished? Peaches and Cream
15 Which member of the band Take That has a twin brother named Justin? Jason Orange
16 Which city is the ‘de facto capital’ of the European Union? Brussels
17 The medical condition Hematoma Auris is better known by what name? Cauliflower ear
18 Which 1940 film, directed by John Ford, was based on John Steinbeck’s Pulitzer-Prize winning novel of the same name? The Grapes of Wrath
19 In the human body, and Infantile Haemangioma is better known by what name? Strawberry mark
20 The feathers of which bird are said to bring bad luck if they are brought into the house? Peacock