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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

31

What name is given to a fruit that is a cross between an orange and a tangerine?

Tangor

32

In May 2006, Belfast Airport officially changed its name in honour of which famous Irishman?

George Best

33

What name is shared by the father-in-law of Moses and the nephew of Jed Clampett?

Jethro

34

Where was trivial pursuit invented?

Canada

35

What do the initials HB on a pencil stand for?

Hard black

36

Where would you most commonly find the inscription `Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants`?

On the edge of a 2 pound coin

37

What name is given to a matador on horseback?

Picador

38

Mayflower when the Pilgrims arrived in Plymouth, Massachusetts?

St. George`s Cross

39

Where was St. George born? England, Turkey or Austria?

Turkey

40

In the Bible, what were the names of Noah`s three sons?

Shem, Ham and Japeth

41

How much liquid does a flagon hold?

Two pints

42

US state no letters OSAMA

Kentucky

43

US state all letters SPAM

New Hampshire

44

Clue games alphabetically

Ballroom

45

and the police officer who pursued `The Fugitive`?

Gerard (Steve and Lieutenant)

46

What is the name of the largest cut diamond?

Star of Africa

47

Largest lake in the world?

Superior (fresh)
Caspian Sea (salty)

48

According to Edward Lear`s poem, how long was the sailing trip undertaken by the Owl and the Pussycat?

A year and a day

49

Originally known as Idlewild Airport, by what name is it known today?

John F. Kennedy International Airport

50

How many points are needed to win a game of Cribbage? 99, 121 or 169?

121

51

Which two words is the company name Intel abbreviated from?

Integrated Technology

52

Which company brews Harp lager?

Guinness

53

What type of vehicle would you expect to find on the Cresta Run?

Bobsled

54

Miracle, Kelvedon Wonder, and Meteor are all types of which vegetable?

Garden peas

55

Approximately how many rivets were used in the Forth Rail Bridge? 1 million, 4 million or 7 million?

7 million

56

As at November 2005, what were Eugene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt the last men to do?

Walk on the moon

57

If a dish is cooked Florentine, what is it cooked with?

Spinach

58

Which annual event took place at Alexandria Palace in London in 2002 after rioting forced it to be moved from Nigeria?

Miss World

59

LWhat would be your hobby if you were interested in a Stanley Gibbons album?

Stamp collecting

60

In which month is the date of the festival of the Immaculate Conception, which is a public holiday in some Roman Catholic countries

December

61

On which island was Erol Flynn born?

Tasmania

62

Which word can mean a parasitic worm, the hook of an anchor or a lucky chance?

Fluke

63

Why is George Windsor, Earl of St. Andrews, excluded from the line of succession to the throne?

Catholic

64

Poppin Fresh` serves as the mascot of which international food brand?

Pillsbury company

65

Which `F` is the name for the metal band on the end of a pencil that holds in the rubber?

Ferrule

66

Which fictional character had a dog named Jip and a pig named Gub Gub?

Doctor Doolittle

67

How many people have walked on moon?

12 (last in 1972)

68

If the Roman numeral for 500 is added to the name of America`s military cemetary in Washington you have the name of which English market town?

Darlington

69

In which US city was Ally Mcbeal set?

Boston

70

Which chess piece always remains on the same coloured squares?

Bishop