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QUESTIONS


  1. Which instrument usually has 47 strings?
  2. What is the main ingredient of a brick?
  3. Who is Naomi Campbell?
  4. What do you score in cricket?
  5. In which country are the Highlands?
  6. What colour are the spots on a common ladybird?
  7. In 55BC, who tried to invade Britain?
  8. What was Charlie’s surname in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory?
  9. Who wrote the Discworld series of books?
  10. What sinister name is given to a group of crows?
  11. What is army slang for a military prison?
  12. Who is Joan Collins’ novelist sister?
  13. Which detective does Nathaniel Parker portray on TV?
  14. What in medieval times was a jongleur?
  15. Which family lives at 742 Evergreen Terrace?
  16. How is Hardaknut Knutsson better known?
  17. Which Brown was a British foreign secretary?
  18. What is hot and crossed and eaten at Easter?
  19. Which Hollywood superstar once had a job cleaning Lion cages?
  20. What does the Latin agnus dei mean?
  21. What birds are used for racing and carrying messages?
  22. Which Country did Italy invade in April 1939?
  23. What building does King Kong climb at the end of the film?
  24. Lake Tahoe is in which US State?
  25. What does the ‘e’ in email stand for?
  26. What are the flowers of the Hazel Tree?
  27. Which group of UK Artists was named after a London Suburb?
  28. What colour was Donovan’s mellow song?
  29. What is another word for fishing?
  30. What is a female camel called?
  31. True or False: the average human body has more than 200 muscles?
  32. What small yellow creatures are known by names including Dave, Stuart, Jerry, Tim, Mark, Phil and Kevin?
  33. Percy, Gordon, Henry, James, Edward, Toby and Emily are characters from which TV Series?
  34. Who is the Queen of England?
  35. What day of the week do we celebrate Mother’s Day?
  36. Which sport involves two small bats, a ball and a table?
  37. Which important religious person lives at the Vatican?
  38. What are the first names of the five members of One Direction?
  39. What type of animal is Pluto, the Disney Character?
  40. Can you unscramble this word to find the name of another type of fruit: LEMON?
  41. What is called ‘The Old Lady of Threadneedle street’?
  42. In which war was the Battle of Balaclava?
  43. What is the next prime number after 71?
  44. Which best selling author also wrote as ‘Mary Westmacott’?
  45. What is England’s largest national park?
  46. How many hearts does Dr Who have?
  47. What colour is Carmine?
  48. Which grow upward, stalactites or stalagmites?
  49. What blocks the sun’s ultra-violet rays?
  50. Which famous riding school is in Vienna?
  51. How man ‘golds’ did Rebecca Adlington win at the 2008 Olympics?
  52. In which Century was Jane Austen born?
  53. From which tree do acorns come?
  54. How many degrees does a right-angled triangle?
  55. Which Canadian city is across the river from Detroit?
  56. Who took over from Roger Moore as ‘The Saint’ on television?
  57. In which County is the City of Norwich?
  58. Which Jockey won the Derby in 2007 at his fifteenth attempt?
  59. Who became known as the ‘Butcher of the Somme’?
  60. Where in London is the National Gallery?
  61. Which Little Miss is never on time?
  62. What Country borders Chile to the East?
  63. What urbane film star started life as Reginald Carey?
  64. Who was Queen Mary I’s mother?
  65. A woman who is head of the family, is called a what?
  66. Dogs are colour blind… True or False?
  67. When did Gibraltar become a British Colony. 1713, 1723 or 1733?
  68. Which 60s pop group was noted for its humorous parodies?
  69. Who said: ‘The Lamps are going out all over Europe’?
  70. What feline word describes a quick snooze?

ANSWERS


  1. Harp
  2. Clay
  3. Model
  4. Runs
  5. Scotland
  6. Black
  7. Julius Caesar
  8. Bucket
  9. Terry Pratchett
  10. Murder
  11. Glasshouse
  12. Jackie Collins
  13. Inspector Lynley
  14. Wandering Minstrel
  15. The Simpsons
  16. King Canute
  17. George Brown
  18. Hot Cross Bun
  19. Sylvester Stallone
  20. Lamb of God
  21. Pigeons
  22. Albania
  23. Empire State Building
  24. Nevada
  25. Electronic
  26. Catkins
  27. Camden Town Group
  28. Yellow
  29. Angling
  30. Cow
  31. True
  32. Minions
  33. Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends
  34. Queen Elizabeth II
  35. Sunday
  36. Table Tennis
  37. The Pope
  38. Harry, Liam, Louis, Niall and Zayn
  39. A dog
  40. Melon
  41. Bank of England
  42. Crimean War
  43. 73
  44. Agatha Christie
  45. Lake District
  46. Two
  47. Red
  48. Stalagmites
  49. Ozone
  50. Spanish Riding School
  51. Two
  52. 18th
  53. Oak
  54. 90°
  55. Windsor
  56. Ian Ogilvy
  57. Norfolk
  58. Frankie Dettori
  59. Field Marshal Douglas Haig
  60. Trafalgar Square
  61. Little Miss Late
  62. Argentina
  63. Rex Harrison
  64. Catherine of Aragon
  65. Matriarch
  66. True
  67. 1713
  68. The Barron Knights
  69. Sir Edward Grey, British Foreign Secretary (1914)
  70. Catnap