1 In food E Numbers 100-109 are which colour? Yellow
2 In medicine which lotion is traditionally used to alleviate the symptoms of chicken pox? Calamine lotion
3 In the human body what is a carotid? Artery
4 In December 1937 which long-running children’s comic was first published in the UK? The Dandy
5 Mwai Kibaki became President of which African country in 2002? Kenya
6 A smew is what type of creature? Bird
8 The discovery of what in Australia in February 1851 is traditionally attributed to Edward Hammond Hargraves? Gold
9 In 1960 which Belgian-born oceanographer and engineer made the first manned expedition to the Mariana Trench, the deepest place in the ocean? Jacques Piccard
10 The towns of Lowestoft and Felixstowe are in which English county? Suffolk
11 Atychiphobia is the irrational fear of what? Failure
12 The Northumberland Strait is in which country? Canada
13 Which is the largest of South America’s big cats? Jaguar
14 Tiradentes Day is celebrated in Brazil during which month of the year? April
14 How many ways are there for a batsman to get out in the game of cricket? Ten
15 A group of which birds is known as a rafter? Turkeys
16 The ‘Bird Girl’ statue by Sylvia Shaw, in Lake Forest, Illinois, features on the cover of which 1994 novel by John Berendt? Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
17 Professor Henry Higgins is a character in which 1964 film? My Fair Lady
18 What is a single dish consisting of seafood and meat commonly known as? Surf and Turf
19 Which London station has a tile floor mosaic which reads ‘MIND THE GAP’? Victoria Station
20 Which playing card is known as ‘Grace’s Card’? Six of hearts