1 In August 1990 Iraq invaded which country, eventually leading to the Gulf War? Kuwait
2 Which Australian cricket player, and former national team captain, is known as ‘Punter’? Ricky Ponting
3 In the children’s television series ‘Scooby Doo’, what is Velma’s Surname? Dinkley
4 In December 1965, who became President of the Philippines? Ferdinand Marcos
5 On a regular clockface, which number lies opposite 5? 11
6 A Biggin is a type of pot used for making what? Coffee
7 Who wrote the 1870 novel ‘Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea’? Jules Verne
8 Kumamoto, Virginica, Pacific and Marennes are all types of which seafood? Oyster
9 How many scoring zones are on a standard dartboard? 82
10 Which Roman martyr, who made a promise to God never to stain her purity, is the patron saint of chastity? St Agnes
11 Algophobia is the persistent fear of what? Pain
12 Leith Hill is the highest point in which English county? Surrey
13 What is the surname of Woody, the assistant bartender, in the US television comedy series ‘Cheers’? Boyd
14 Craniates are animals which have what? Skulls
15 In January 1997 which British yachtsman was found alive five days after his boat capsized in the Southern Ocean? Tony Bullimore
16 What is the national animal of Tanzania? Giraffe
17 Governor Ratcliffe, Nakoma and Grandmother Willow are all characters in which Disney film? Pocahontas
18 What was the first name of of American homeopathic physician and wife-murderer Dr Crippen? Hawley
19 Adi Granth is the principal sacred scripture of which religion? Sikhism
20 Which is the tallest steel arch bridge in the world? Sydney Harbour Bridge?