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1

In which county was Isaac Newton born?

Lincolnshire

2

On which Hebridian island did Prince Charles crash a plane in 1994?

Islay

3

On what day of the year is St Georges day held?

23rd of April

4

In the game Cluedo, which room can be accessed via the secret passageway from the Study?

The kitchen

5

Which three fruits are combined to make the drink Vimto?

Black current, grape, raspberry

6

Which is the only US state that has no letters in common with its state capital?

South Dakota (Pierre)

7

Margaret Thatcher's maiden name?

Roberts

8

Under which President did the United States invade the Caribbean island of Grenada?

Ronald Reagan

9

Who did Ted Turner, the media tycoon, marry in 1991?

Jane Fonda

10

What breed of spaniel has been selected as Best in Show more times than any other?

Cocker Spaniel

11

the original version of the Snowman?

Peter Auty

12

In which city were the 1940 Olympic Games scheduled to take place before being cancelled due to war?

Tokyo

13

Which the actor who played `the Ugly` in The Good, The Bad And The Ugly?

Eli Wallach

14

Who wrote the opera The Girl Of The Golden West?

Puccini

15


Henry VIII is buried alongside which of his wives?

Jane Seymour

16

Which city hosts Canada's largest stock exchange?

Toronto

17

Oldest of the royal parks in London?

St James`s Park

18

What colour would you associate with the traditional gemstone for September?

Blue (sapphire)

19

Name the Fantadtic Four.

Mr Fantastic, Invisible Woman, Human Torch, Thing

20

How many years are celebrated in a demisesquicentennial

75

21

Other than the queen who else appeared on an old £5 note?

The Duke of Wellington

22

Jupiter is named after Zeus, but which Greek god was Mercury named after?

Hermes

23

In which English county is the Queen`s private residence, Sandringham House?

Norfolk

24

What was the first European country to issue banknotes?

Sweden

25

May day first became a bank holiday in which year? 1972, 1975, or 1978?

1978

26

a philargyrist is someone who loves what?

Money

27

What is an epidiascope?

Predecessor to an overhead projector

28

Which was the first car to have a turbo charged engine?

The Porsche 911

29

What is pogonology the study of?

Beards

30

What was the name of the cabin boy in `Captain Pugwash

Tom