1 Alec Guinness played Lieutenant Colonel Nicholson in which 1957 World War II film? The Bridge on the River Kwai
2 ‘How do I love thee? Let me count the ways’ is the opening line of a work by which English poet? Elizabeth Barrett Browning
3 A Slippery Dick is what type of creature? Fish
4 Who was the first woman to top the UK singles chart with a song she had written herself? Kate Bush
5 Which goddess was the wife of Roman god Vulcan? Venus
6 Lawrence Boythorn and John Jarndyce are characters in which Charles Dickens novel? Bleak House
7 Argentum is Latin for which chemical element? Silver
8 The English city of Peterborough stands on which river? River Nene
9 Chwefror is Welsh for which month of the year? February
10 ‘The Way I Am’ is a 2008 autobiography by which US singer? Eminem
11 Columbus is the capital of which US state? Ohio
12 How is the year 1994 depicted in Roman Numerals? MCMXCIV
13 How many Oscars did the 1962 film ‘Lawrence of Arabia’ win? Seven
14 What is a military officer called who acts as an administrative assistant to a more senior officer? Adjutant
15 In which English city was Guy Fawkes, of Gunpowder Plot fame, born? York
16 Figaro, Stromboli and Monstro are all characters in which Disney film? Pinocchio
17 What is the national animal of England? Lion (Barbary)
18 In November 1997 Mary McAleese was elected 8th President of which European country? Ireland
19 Charlie Wax is a fictional secret agent in which 2010 film? From Paris With Love
20 During which month of the year does the ceremony of ‘Swan Upping’ take place on the River Thames? July