1 The 1995 autobiography ‘Dreams From My Father’ is by which US politician? Barack Obama
2 Meroledi is Italian for which day of the week? Wednesday
3 The towns of Wantage and Didcot are in which English county? Oxfordshire
4 What type of animal is an Affenpinscher? Dog
5 In the novel ‘Great Expectations’ by Charles Dickens what is the name of Herbert Pocket’s fiancee, who he later marries? Clara Barley
6 Blue ‘what’ was the former operator of the Watford Gap Services in Northamptonshire? Boar
7 What is the name of the race horse and the title of a 2003 film starring Jeff Bridges as the owner, and Toby Maguire as the jockey? Seabiscuit
8 Which English monarch founded The Order of the Garter? King Edward III
9 In September 1992 Mae Jemison became the first African American to do what? Travel in space
10 Created in August 1991, ‘info.cern.ch’ was the first ever what? Website
11 What is the name of the fictional women’s prison in the UK television series ‘Bad Girls’? Larkhall
12 Which British cyclist won the 2012 Tour de France? Bradley Wiggins
13 In the US television series ‘Cheers’ which character has the middle names Huckleberry Tiberius? Woody (Woodrow) Boyd
14 The Opera Cake, made with layers of almond sponge cake soaked in coffee syrup, originated in which country? France
15 Which film won ‘Best Film’ at the 2013 Empire Awards? Skyfall
16 Which country has a Formula One Grand Prix Circuit named ‘Gilles Villeneuve’? Canada
17 Athlete Germaine Mason won a silver medal in the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing in which event? High jump
18 Who wrote the 2008 novel ‘Duma Key’? Stephen King
19 Richard is one of the middle names of which son of British monarch Queen Elizabeth II? Prince Edward
20 In the game of Scrabble how many points is a letter ‘H’ tile worth? Four