1 The adrenal glands are situated above which organs in the human body? Kidneys
2 In the sport of fencing, what is the name of a bladework manoeuvre intended to deflect or block an incoming attack? Parry
3 What was the first name of British Prime Minister Gladstone? William
4 Which British coastal town is known as ‘The Pearl of Dorset’? Lyme Regis
5 Mawrth is Welsh for which month of the year? March
6 Who was the only British Chancellor of the Exchequer not to deliver a budget? Iain MacLeod
7 The Dogger Bank earthquake of June 1931, the strongest ever in the UK, reportedly caused the wax head of which infamous murderer to fall off in London’s Madame Tussaud’s? Dr Crippen
8 The 2010 autobiography ‘Full Circle’ is by which British sportswoman/sailor? Ellen MacArthur
9 Runnymede, where the Magna Carta was said to have been sealed by King John, is in which English county? Surrey
10 Eosophobia is the irrational fear of which part of the day? Dawn
11 What is the surname of Terry, played by James Bolam, in the UK 1960’s television series ‘The Likely lads’? Collier
12 In astronomy, Pulsar, Binary, Dwarf and Red Giant are all types of what? Star
13 A bloater is which fish salted, smoked and partially dried? Herring
14 Which Scottish city is known as the ‘Capital of the Highlands’? Inverness
15 English country and western songwriter Samuel Hutt is better known by what name? Hank Wangford
16 Former football player Eusebio, who died in January 2014, played for which national team? Portugal
17 In November 1990, Mary Robinson defeated Brian Lenihan to become the first female President of which country? Ireland
18 What is the name of the Trust, founded in 1986, which specialises in the removal of the debris of war, such as landmines? The HALO Trust
19 Which vegetable represented the green team on the UK television series ‘Ready Steady Cook’? Pepper
20 How many dresses are in the title of a 2008 film starring Katherine Heigl? 27