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1

What does the word Cenotaph mean?

Bodiless tomb or monument

2

In February 2005, who set a new world record for sailing solo around the world?

Ellen McArthur (but recovered again by Francis Joyon)

3

Marilyn Monroe names

Born Norma Jean Mortinsen
Then James Dougherty
Joe DiMaggio
Arthur Miller

4

What is coimetrophobia the fear of?

Cemeteries

5

Where are there Disneylands?

USA, France, Japan, Hong Kong

6

Words ending in ceed

Exceed, proceed, succeed

7

How many yards in a furlong?

5280 ft in a mile
Furlong is 1/8 of a mile
There are 3 ft in a yard

5280/8 = 660 ft in a furlong

660/3 = 220 yards

8

American equivalent of Mayfair in Monopoly?

Boardwalk

9

Born in Budapest in 1874, by what name was Erich Weiss better known?

Harry Houdini

10

The Ivor Novello awards are presented in what field? Music, Art or Film-making?

music

11

What is the name given to the beam placed above a window or door?

Lintel

12

Who in Greek mythology was the first woman on earth?

Pandora

13

What was Bill Clinton`s original surname? Bunton, Blunt or Blythe?

Blythe

14

Acrophobia is the fear of what?

Heights

15

Cambridge Favourite`, `Royal Sovereign` and `Talisman` are all varieties of what?

Strawberries

16

How many squares are there along one side of a Scrabble Board?

15

17

What color is the cross on the Finnish flag?

Blue

18

Farrier

Horse hoof care

19

What is the name of Barbie`s younger sister?

Chelsea US

20

Scrabble board squares

15 x 15

21

What is the singular of the word `graffiti`?

Graffito

22

December 1st

Sagittarius

23

Aries

March 21st to April 20
The ram

24

Taurus

April 21 to May 21

25

Gemini

May 22 to June 21

26

Cancer

June 22 to July 22

27

Leo

July 23 to August 22

28

Virgo

August 23 to September 23

29

Libra

24th of September to 23rd of October

30

Scorpio

24th of October to 22nd of November

31

Sagittarius

November 23 to December 21

32

Capricorn

December 22 to January 20

33

Aquarius

21st of January to 19th of February

34

Pisces

20th of February to 20th of March

35

Ailurophobia is the fear of which type of animal?

Cats (ailuros is Greek for cat)

36

Roman numerals?

M = 1000
D = 500
C = 100
L = 50
X = 10
V = 5
I = 1

37

What item is made up of the Canton, and halyard, and the field?

A flag

38

After how many years would you celebrate your ruby anniversary?

40

39

After how many years would you celebrate your wooden anniversary?

Five

40

What is the birthstone for the month of February?

Amethyst

41

From which country did the game bridge originate?

Turkey

42

Who did Timothy Lawrence marry in 1992?

Princess Anne

43

If you were born on Burns night what Starsign would you be?

Burns night celebrates the birth of Scotland's national poet Robert Burns was born on January 25 therefore you would be an Aquarius

44

How many pieces are there in a standard set of dominoes?

There are 28 pieces

45

How many numbered compartments are there on the roulette wheel?

37 because zero is also one of them

46

What are the three water signs of the zodiac?

Cancer Scorpio and Pisces

47

Which birthstone represents the month of August?

Peridot

48

Which anniversary would you celebrate after 10 years?

Tin

49

To the nearest million what is the population of northern Ireland?

2 million

50

In 1985 what was Robert Ballard famous for discovering?

The titanic

51

Anthophobia is the fear of what?

Flowers

52

Robert Zimmerman is the real name of which famous person?

Bob Dylan

53

In the British army what rank falls between Major General and Colonel?

Brigadier

54

But what name is Martha Jane Canary better-known?

Calamity Jane

55

Which company makes Kit Kat bars?

In America they are marketed under Reese's which is a division of Hershey's but in the UK they are marketed under Roundtree's which is a division of Nestlé

56

From which language does the word anorak come?

Inuit

57

How many bars are there on at papal cross?

3

58

How many rows of stars are there on the American flag?

There are nine rows of stars. They alternate between six stars per row and five stars per row. There are five rows of six stars and four rows of five stars which equal a total of 50 stars

59

Where are the crown jewels kept?

The Tower of London

60

I'm a standard Monopoly board what space is directly diagonal of go?

Free parking

61

Who is the Greek god of love?

The Greek god of love Eros. The goddess of love is Aphrodite

62

Who is the Roman god of love?

The Roman god of love is Cupid. The Roman goddess of love is Venus.

63

In the children's nursery rhyme little piggies, if the third little piggy had roast beef what did the fourth have?

None

64

What is the name of the 70th wedding anniversary?

Platinum

65

Diane leather became the first woman to do what in under five minutes?

Run a mile

66

The Latin quo vadis means what?

Where are you going?

67

Amethyst is the birthstone for which month?

February

68

After how many years would you celebrate a pearl wedding anniversary?

30

69

How many columns are their in the game Connect 4?

7

70

In the phonetic alphabet what word represents the Z?

Zulu

71

In the British army which of these ranks is the highest is it major captain or Colonel?

Colonel

72

Which Scottish Liquer is made of whiskey and Heather honey?

Drambuie

73

What is a TresSkilling yellow which was sold at an auction for over $2 million in 1996?

A Swedish stamp

74

How many cards are there in a standard taro pack?

78

75

Which of Santas reindeer begin with the letter D and which one is it Rudolph's father?

Dasher, Donner and dancer, Donner is Rudolph's father

76

What is the currency of Holland?

The euro