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  • Name the five characters in Enid Blyton’s ‘Famous Five’
  • What was Stephane Grappelli’s instrument? Violin
  • Who singer-guitarist’s backing band was The Bruvvers? Joe Brown
  • What is the name of an adult female horse? A mare
  • Merlin was the legendary "what" at the court of King Arthur? magician.
  • Which Coen Brothers cult classic film features the principal character hanging out at a bowling alley all the time, but the character never actually bowls? The Big Lebowski (1998)
  • Which English scholar, well known or his translation of the Bible into English, was executed in Antwerp in 1536? William Tyndale
  • Which shoe company did Michael Jordan famously promote? Nike.
  • The words Myrrh is mine, its bitter perfume breathes of life, of gathering gloom... come from which Christmas carol? We Three Kings of Orient Are (composed by Rev John Henry Hopkins, 1857)
  • Magician David Kotkin managed to change his name to what? David Copperfield
  • What does the atomic number of an element indicate about its nucleus? The number of protons in it
  • What does ATP stand for? Adenosine triphosphate, the molecule that is used for energy by all cells
  • In which French city was Joan of Arc put to death? Rouen
  • A; David Copperfield.
  • Which Roman god is equivalent to the greek god Hermes? Mercury
  • There are over 32,000 known species of what type of animal? Spiders
  • Who tells you she's in town by tap, tap, tappin' at your windowpane? Suzy Snowflake
  • In which century was The Black Death? Fourteenth
  • Which has the highest mountain: Earth or Mars? Mars
  • In the Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, the main servant of Sauron, the Witch-King of Angmar is so fearsome, no mortal man can kill him. How does he die in the Battle of the Pelennor Fields?
  • What country do The Hives come from? ? ? Sweden
  • What drupaceous fruit were Hawaiian women once forbidden by law to eat? The coconut.
  • Where was Jesus arrested the night of His betrayal? The Garden of Gethsemane—Matthew 26:36
  • What kind of bird is often seen dashing along the roads and highways of the southern USA and Mexico... hence its name? Roadrunner.
  • What do itchy people call the "rhus radicans" they were sorry they came into contact with? Poison Ivy.
  • What is the longest type of cell in the body? The nerve cell (neuron)
  • Who's waxed more gold and platinum albums than any other solo female artist - Barbara Streisand.
  • In which year did the Titanic sink? In the year 1912
  • Where did Jesus grow up? Nazareth
  • What flower does Moore compare St A rose
  • From which country does the poinsettia plant originate? Mexico
  • In the first two Jaws film, what was the police chiefs name? Martin Brody
  • The first movie ever given the title “Blockbuster” was which movie? Jaws
  • After red and green, what are the two most popular Christmas colors? Silver and gold
  • What general did GI's nickname "Top Gun" in the Persian Gulf War? Colin Powell
  • True or false – sterling silver is pure silver? False
  • With which film would you associate the name 'Tyler Durden'? Fight Club
  • What kind of animal is an iguana? Reptile.
  • True or false? Cougar’s are herbivores False - They are carnivores
  • Which male singer from Salford is nicknamed The Voice? Russell Watson
  • Guyana has borders with Brazil, Surinam and which other country? Venezuela
  • If an Anglo-Saxon had an 'angon' what did they have? A weapon, a vase or a fruit? In Anglo Saxon times, an 'Angon' was a spear.
  • What’s the name of the motorbiker who dies in the Shangri-Las’ hit The Leader of the Pack? Jimmy
  • What animal is Snowball in George Orwell's book Animal Farm? A pig
  • In the charity AHA, what part of the body does H stand for? Heart.
  • Where do we first hear about a shepherd? Abel, 1. Moses 4,2
  • What Female Pop Singer Came Out With A Book Called "SEX"? Madonna
  • According to the UK National Meteorological Office what year (prior to 2007) was the last White Christmas in Britain? 2004
  • Who played Neo in The Matrix? Keanu Reeves.
  • Which historical figure is widely regarded as the greatest of all the Anglo-Saxon scholars? The Venerable Bede
  • Which king met with the rebels of the Peasant’s Revolt at Smithfield in 1381? Richard II
  • In The Night Before Christmas I sprang from my bed to see what? What was the matter
  • What ridiculously titled song was a hit in 1954 for Max Bygraves in the UK and the Four Lads in the USA? Gilly Gilly Ossenfeffer Katzenellen Bogen by the Sea
  • What Eastenders star sang on the novelty hit Come Outside? Wendy Richard Jiles Perry (JP) Richardson Jr, who died in the same plane crash as Ritchie Valens and Buddy Holly was better known by what name? Big Bopper
  • What is the first name of compose Vivaldi? Antonio
  • Which actor is the dad of Jamie Lee Curtis? Tony Curtis
  • Who were the three original members of Backstreet Boys? Howie Dorough, AJ MacLean and Nick Carter. Kevin Richardson and Brian Littrel joined the band in 1993.
  • Albertville and Lillehammer were two 90s venues for which event? Winter Olympics
  • What body of water is off the California coast? The Pacific ocean.
  • The name "Phillip" comes from Greek meaning lover of what? Horses
  • Who made the golden calf and the bronze snake? Aaron, Moses
  • Which group's debut album (named after a London suburb) had a Pet Shop Boys song cover? East 17, the song was West End Girls, the year was 1993 (The BEST!), the album was Walthamstow.
  • In the film ‘The Silence of the Lambs’, which actor played the part of Hannibal Lector? Anthony Hopkins
  • What was discovered in 1799 by Pierre-François Bouchard, a Napoleonic soldier? The Rosetta Stone
  • What is the name of the device is added to a car's exhaust system to reduce pollution? Catalytic converter.
  • What is the nickname for the bell of the clock at the Palace of Westminster in London? Big Ben
  • In which decade was Madonna born? 50s.
  • What was Jacob’s brother called? Esau
  • Which is the only Australian mammal restricted to alpine environments? The Mountain Pygmy Possum
  • The Copacabana nightclub was in which city? New York
  • What type of items related to horses are the snaffle, Pelham, and Weymouth types? Horse bits
  • Who did Adolf Hitler dictate Mein Kampf to while in prison? Rudolf Hess
  • Which member of what rap band burned her football player boyfriend's house down? Lisa (Lefteye) Lopes of TLC
  • What's the number one song by hanson in 1997? MMMBop
  • Which city is normally accepted as being the ancient capital of Wessex? Winchester
  • Who lived in Ur and moved to a country he did not know? Abraham
  • Iron Man 3 is released this year. What is the name of the new villain? 
  • Paraguay has borders with Argentina, Brazil and which other country? Bolivia
  • The Walker Cup is competed for in which sport? Golf.
  • What is another word for lexicon? Dictionary.
  • What two Frank Sinatra hits were tops for U.S. karaoke singers in 1993 - New York, New York and My Way.
  • What is the hardest substance in the human body? Tooth enamel.
  • Which Jewish festival is known as the Festival of Lights? Hanakkah
  • What was Ruth’s husband called? Boas
  • Who Designs "Sean John" clothing Sean "P. Diddy" Combs
  • In It's a Wonderful Life, how did Clarence cleverly save George's life? He jumped into the river first
  • Which country has the longest coastline? Canada, due to the number of northern islands
  • In which war was The Battle of Agincourt? Hundred Years War
  • Which Latin phrase means to excess, to a sickening degree? Ad Nauseam
  • What is the name of the phobia that involves an abnormal fear of spiders? Arachnophobia
  • What is the Aloha State? Hawaii.
  • What song, popular in the First World War, was written by George and Felix Powell? Pack up your Troubles in your Old Kit Bag
  • Name the second largest city in Britain during the Black Death? Bristol
  • If you mix all light colours, do you get black, white or a rainbow? White
  • A young Mackerel is called a what? blinker
  • What was discovered in 1799 by Pierre-François Bouchard, a Napoleonic soldier? The Rosetta Stone
  • What were Silverchair originally called? The Innocent Criminals.
  • What colour is a Himalayan poppy? Blue.
  • What Emmy Award winning cartoon was based on a newspaper editorial? Yes, Virginia There is a Santa Glaus
  • 1Which musical instrument did Pablo Casals play? Cello
  • In which year was the Wall Street Crash? 1929
  • What causes an Aurora? Charged particles from solar wind
  • What were Gideon’s weapons when he fought the Midianites? Trumpets, pitchers and lamps
  • What computer company was named after a founder's memories of spending a summer in an Oregon orchard? Apple.
  • In Italian translation who is Mr
  • Gerald Thomas directed what series of films? Carry on Films
  • Name the school that Harry Potter attended? Hogwarts
  • Tony Curtis was in which of the armed services in WWII? Navy
  • What is the world's third largest sea? Mediterranean
  • In which European city was Swedish pop group ABBA formed in 1972? Stockholm
  • What screen character i the world's fastest ice sculptor and topiary artist? Edward Scissorhands.
  • What Emmy Award winning cartoon was based on a newspaper editorial? Yes, Virginia There is a Santa Claus
  • What is Dexter Holland's real name? Bryan Keith Holland. He was nick named Dexter because he's so smart.
  • Which country did Britain fight in the War of Jenkins’s Ear? Spain
  • What position was Eileen Collins the first female to hold on a space shuttle mission? Captain
  • What does a manometer measure? The pressure of a closed system
  • Where can you find the first iron bridge ever built? Ironbridge, near Telford in Shropshire, England
  • Which member of what rap band burned her football player boyfriend's house down? Lisa "Lefteye" Lopez of TLC
  • True or false? The horse is the fastest land animal
  • who sang "Renegades Of Funk" RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE
  • In Frosty the Snowman, who brought Frosty back to life? Santa Glaus
  • Which 1996 part-animated film featured basketball player Michael Jordan starring alongside Bugs Bunny? Space Jam
  • What survives impacting Earth’s surface; a meteor, a meteorite or an asteroid? Meteorite
  • Which king had a sundial? Hezekiah
  • What is the postal abbreviation for Idaho? ID
  • The method school of acting was developed by who? Konstanstin Stanislavsky
  • Where did Santa land his sleigh in The Night Before Christmas? Up on the rooftop
  • Where do most of the world's population live? More than 60% of the population on this planet live in Asia. More than 4.3 billion people live on the Asian continent.
  • Who does (the animated character) Princess Fiona marry? Shrek
  • Who is the patron saint of doctors? St
  • Does the sun rotate? – The movements of the sunspots indicate that the Sun rotates once every 27 days at the equator, but only once in 31 days at the poles
  • What and when is the biggest national celebration every year in Australia? Australia Day, January 26th (based on the 1788 proclamation of British sovereignty at Sydney Cove over the eastern seaboard of Australia)
  • What is the commonest medical condition? Caries (Tooth Decay)
  • The word coyote comes from which language? Aztec
  • What did the three wise men from the East bring as gifts when they visited the Baby Jesus in Bethlehem? Gold, frankincense and myrrh—Matthew 2:11
  • What were the Viet Minh called when they crossed into South Vietnam? The Viet Cong
  • The Nordic countries (Denmark, Sweden, Norway notably) tend to celebrate Christmas chiefly on which date? 24th December
  • How many UK households still watch black & white TVs? 130, 1300 or 13,000? UK households still have around 13,000 black and white TVs.
  • Rugby’s man mountain Jonah Lomu plays for which country? New Zealand
  • What carol demands foggy pudding? We Wish You a Merry Christmas
  • True or false? Crocodiles have no sweat glands so they use their mouths to release heat True - They often sleep with their mouth open to cool down
  • Which book was published in London on April 25th, 1719? Robinson Crusoe
  • who wanted you to "Hold my hand? " Hootie and the Blowfish
  • God changed Jacob's name to what? Israel—Genesis 32:38
  • What martial artist warbles the theme song for Walker, Texas Ranger? Chuck Norris.
  • What type of canned pie filling is a big seller at Christmastime? Pumpkin
  • What rock star was trying to bite the head off a bat in concert when the bat decided to bite back - Ozzy Osbourne.
  • Who was the oldest living man, and how old was he when he died? Methuselah, 969 years old—Genesis 5:27
  • Who did Elton John originally duet with on Don't Go Breaking My Heart? Kiki Dee.
  • What tax was introduced in England and Wales in 1696 and repealed in 1851? Window tax
  • Who invented the thermometer in 1593? Galileo
  • What California group waited 22 years to score their first chart-toping single since 1966 - The Beach Boys.
  • 1What name is given in Geometry to a triangle with three different sides? Scalene
  • What color is the M in McDonald’s? Yellow
  • Which dish consists of mashed potato and eggs which is moulded into shapes usually through a piping bag and then baked? Duchesse
  • What was the better known name of Charles I, the King of the Franks, who united most of Western Europe during the Middle Ages? Charlemagne
  • Pandora Braithwaite was the girlfriend of which eponymous literary character? Adrian Mole
  • Jesus' first recorded miracle occurred at a wedding in Cana of Galilee
  • What song contains the line Although, it's been said, many times, many ways?The Christmas Song
  • What colour is a Welsh poppy? Yellow.
  • In fiction, what is the last name of Dr
  • What is a group of cats called? Clowder
  • Excluding “the”, which word appears the most often in Bond film titles? Never
  • Who was UK Labour cabinet minister and social reformer Frank Pakenham better known as? Lord Longford (7th Earl of Longford)
  • Name three prophets? Elijah, Jeremiah, Jonah
  • Rugby's man mountain Jonah Lomu plays for which country? New Zealand.
  • Bees create what sweet substance?Honey
  • Which city is normally accepted as being the ancient capital of Wessex? Winchester
  • What did the Grinch use as a substitute for reindeer? His dog
  • What Apollo 13 astronaut contacted Mission Control with the words, “Houston, we’ve had a problem here
  • Who was the top-selling album artist of the 1970's according to Billboard - Elton John.
  • What non-smoking association sponsors Christmas seals? American Lung Association
  • What was the Apostle Paul's occupation? He was a tent-maker—Acts 18:1-3
  • Name the world's biggest island. Greenland.
  • Which disciple found a coin in the mouth of a fish? Peter
  • Who designed Regent’s Park in London in 1811? John Nash
  • Name the two reindeer whose name begins with a C? Comet and Cupid
  • Which 1993 video began with a girl holding up a placard that said, "Once Upon A Time"? "Two Princes", the Spin Doctors classic.
  • What name is given to a courtyard in a castle or the wall surrounding the outer court of a castle? Bailey
  • In which year did the Titanic sink? 1912
  • What Eddie Cochran song, covered by the Who, told of frustrations with his boss and his congressman? Summertime Blues
  • The USA's official National Christmas Tree is in which National Park? King's Canyon National Park, California(a giant sequoia called The General Grant)
  • American musician Michael Lee Aday is better known by what stage name? Meatloaf
  • What Francis Ford Coppola movie sees Marlon Brando blather: "Horror has a face, and you must make a friend of horror"? Apocalypse Now.
  • Which big country is closest to New Zealand? Australia
  • True or false - sterling silver is pure silver? False. It contains up to 7.5% copper
  • If you hug a 'guling', are you hugging an animal, a toy or a pillow? If you hug a 'guling' you are hugging a pillow.
  • Whose single ‘Glad All Over’ knocked the Beatles’ ‘I Want to Hold Your Hand’ off the top of the UK charts in 1964? The Dave Clark Five
  • Who was the first Windsor monarch of the UK? George V (reigned 1910-1936)
  • 1Who is the leader of the British National Party? Nick Griffin
  • In which month does the Kentucky Derby take place? May
  • Which city has the largest population? Tokyo
  • What popular bite-sized chocolate candy comes wrapped in red and green foil at Christmas? Hershey's Kisses
  • On every street corner you hear what song? Silver Bells
  • Was Goliath a Philistine or an Egyptian? Philistine
  • What sticky sweetener was traditionally used as an antiseptic ointment for cuts and burns? Honey.
  • What kind of work did Zacchaeus do? Tax collector
  • In 1933, what was the first film to have a sequel? King Kong , sequel was Son of Kong
  • What is the largest satellite in the solar system? Ganneymede
  • The Sea Otter is nicknamed what, because of its white whiskers? old man of the sea
  • In the movie Ben Hur, what were Aldeberan, Antares, Atair, and Rigel? The horses on his chariot
  • Whose nickname was a derived from the term satchel-mouth? Louis Armstrong (Satchmo)
  • If you freeze water you get … ? Ice
  • What trade union was finally legalized in Poland in 1989? Solidarity
  • Which European city is known as the Balti Capital? Birmingham
  • In which Park was the New York marathon run until 14970? Central Park
  • Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI created which principality in 1719? Lichtenstein
  • True or false; when lighting hits a tree the water inside the tree boils and expands, blowing the tree apart? True
  • In Canada what is the NHL? National Hockey League.
  • What encyclopedia’s first edition, in 1771, described California as “a large country of the West Indies”? Encyclopedia Britannica’s
  • Who invented the rabies vaccination? Louis Pasteur.
  • What symbol was first linked to the Democratic party in an 1870 cartoon by Thomas Nast? A donkey
  • True or false- most of the dust in your home is made of human skin? True – up to 70%!
  • Deva was the Roman name for which British city? Chester
  • This rap remake was sung by a grandma in "The Wedding Singer". Rapper's Delight
  • Which Steven Kapoor song was included in the soundtrack for "Dumb and Dumber"? Boom-Shak-A-Lak. Steven Kapoor's alias was Apache Indian.
  • Walt Disney movies has featured what two umbrella-carrying characters? Mary Poppins and Jiminy Cricket.
  • Which two birds did Noah send out of the ark as messengers? Raven and dove
  • Les Gray was the lead singer of which group? Mud
  • who wanted to "Hold My Hand" Hootie and the Blowfish
  • In the charity AHA, what part of the body does H stand for? Heart
  • What was Madonna’s first UK top ten single? Holiday
  • What holiday drink contains sugar, milk, and eggs? Eggnog
  • Which is the world's largest country in size (area)? Russia is the largest country in area, followed by Canada and China.
  • True of false? Snakes have slimy skin False - Snakeskin is smooth and dry
  • In It s a Wonderful Life, who starred as George Bailey? Jimmy Stewart
  • What country led all Arab nations in the number of troops participating in Operation Desert Storm? Saudi Arabia
  • In which decade was Madonna born? 50s
  • What was the name of the shepherd boy who became the second king in Israel? David
  • In which year did Mount Vesuvius erupt & destroy Pompeii? AD79, 1079 or 2079? Mount Vesuvius erupted in AD 79 burying the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum.
  • What is the hardest substance in the human body? Tooth enamel
  • Actor Rhys Ifans is a former member of which Welsh rock band? Super Furry Animals (also accept The Peth)
  • Fastest selling debut record, best selling single of UK charts in 1996? Babylon Zoo's "Spaceman", originally appeared in a Levi Jeans ad.
  • 1978, 1988 or 1998? Coca Cola launched their first recyclable plastic bottle in 1978.
  • London born singer Miss Adkins is better known by what name? Adele
  • What song contains the line Somebody waits for you, kiss her once for me?A Holly Jolly Christmas
  • What colour is associated with the breast Cancer charity? Pink
  • In the song Grandma Got Run over by a Reindeer what did Grandma go to get? Her medication
  • Where would you find the Queen Alexandra, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Maud mountain ranges? Antarctica
  • Which diarist noted on 25th December 1662, (Christmas Day). Had a pleasant walk to White Hall, where I intended to have received the communion with the family, but I have come too late... Samuel Pepys (pronounced 'peeps')
  • Marlon Brando was born in which decade of the century? 20s.
  • Wings of Desire, a foreign film, was remade as what starring the actor Nicolas Cage? City of Angels
  • Which British actor has adopted a unique voice or accent for each character he has played? (Hint: He is a supporting character in a famous super-hero film series) Gary Oldman, he plays Jim Gordon in the Batman franchise
  • What film was the last sequel to win a best picture award? Silence of the Lambs
  • Which four British cities have underground rail systems? Liverpool, Glasgow, Newcastle and London.
  • Are butterflies insects? Yes
  • In It's a Wonderful Life, what did Clarence receive for accomplishing his mission: wings or a halo? His Wings
  • What food do Giant Pandas normally eat? Bamboo
  • Does the name "coyote" (an Aztec word) mean 'wild', 'proud' or 'trickster'? The name "coyote" means 'trickster'.
  • What Briton had two of the three number one singles issued posthumously in the U.S.? John Lennon.
  • In the movie The Santa Clause, who starred as the sub­stitute Santa Claus? Tim Allen
  • Who was president of the U S when Uncle Sam first got a beard? Abraham Lincoln
  • Which city is the Palace of Versailles nearest to? Paris
  • Where do the Canary Islands get their name from? Birds, dogs or lizards? The Canary Islands get their name from dogs (the canary bird is named after the islands)
  • Which two members of *N SYNC were mouseketters on the NEW Mickey Mouse Club? Justin Timberlake and JC Chasez
  • American DJ Robert Weston Smith was better known by what stage name? Wolfman Jack
  • What is the name for a pointer on a Sun Dial? Gnomon
  • What were Frosty's last words? I'll be back again some­day
  • What weather phenomenon is measured by the Beaufort scale? Wind.
  • Name three missionaries named in the bible. Paul, Silas, Barnabas
  • In 1986 the prime minister of which European country was assassinated on his way home from the cinema with his wife? Sweden (Olof Palme)
  • What do most elves wear on the tips of their shoes? Bells
  • What is the name of the first reindeer Santa calls in The Night Before Christmas? Dasher
  • What two words are normally pre-printed on gift tags? To, From
  • Who did Adolf Hitler dictate Mein Kampf to while in prison? Rudolf Hess
  • In Canada what is the NHL? National Hockey League
  • What river was Jesus baptized in? Jordan River
  • Who was created by Gepetto the woodcarver? Pinocchio
  • What is the biggest animal to have inhabited the Earth? Blue Whale.
  • Is a Tsunami and a tidal wave the same thing? No
  • What Do You Want to Make Those Eyes at Me For?
  • What is oldest living thing known on Earth? A bristlecone pine in California… it’s about 4600 years old!
  • Which book reports on the missionary travels of Paul? The Acts of the Apostles
  • What was Brenda Lee doing around the Christmas Tree? Rockin'
  • What happened first? Jesus’ christening or the feeding of the 5000? Jesus’ christening
  • How does Scrooge improve Cratchit's life the day after Christmas? He gives him a raise
  • What legendary soul singer wrecked his Corvette the first time he drove it - Ray Charles.
  • Which historical figure is widely regarded as the greatest of all the Anglo-Saxon scholars? The Venerable Bede
  • Who wanted to play Brody in Jaws but was rejected by Spielberg ? Charlton Heston
  • Noah sent out 2 different kinds of birds from the Ark
  • In which war was The Battle of Agincourt? Hundred Years War
  • Which atmospheric gas is the most common? Nitrogen.
  • Who Ronald Reagan was the first "what" to become President of the United States? movie actor.
  • Name the most famous battle of 1346? Crecy
  • What position was Eileen Collins the first female to hold on a space shuttle mission? Captain
  • In which month does the Kentucky Derby take place? May.
  • In which English city is Buckingham palace located? London.
  • Which books come before and after the gospel according to Luke? The gospels according to Mark and John
  • What is the name of the little girl in most versions of The Nutcracker? Clara
  • Name the second wife of Henry VIII? Anne Boleyn
  • What’s the first name of Shakespeare? – William
  • The hard white material of elephant tusks is called what? Ivory.
  • What type of animal is the largest primate in the world? The Gorilla
  • What did Marlon Brando and George C Scott refuse? Oscars
  • Red Stripe Lager was originally produced in which country? Jamaica
  • Which Italian city is famous for its leaning tower? Pisa
  • Name the film noir actress who starred in I Married a Witch, The Glass Key, So Proudly We Hail! and Sullivan's Travels. Veronica Lake.
  • How many planets are in our solar system? There are eight planets in our solar system. These are Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune.
  • In which year was the LEGO company founded? 1932, 1942 or 1952? 1932
  • In which film did Humphrey Bogart say, "We'll always have Paris? " Casablanca.
  • In which year of the 20th century did three monarchs reign? 1936
  • What book did E.B. White base on personal experiences at his farm in Maine? Charlotte's Web.
  • Where did there arise such a clatter? On the lawn
  • What food makes up nearly all (around 99%) of a Giant Panda’s diet? Bamboo
  • Name the seventh planet from the sun. Uranus.
  • What is the Latin name for the grizzly bear? Ursus Artus Horribilus
  • Connect Lulu and Dan Hartman to a 1990s group? Take That! Lulu featured on the Take That cover of Dan Hartman's "Relight My Fire".
  • True or false; nitroglycerine can be used to treat heart attacks? True
  • What are the two most common unbowed stringed instruments found in a symphony orchestra - The Harp and the Piano.
  • In fiction, what is the last name of Dr. Hannibal--the Cannibal? Lecter.
  • Which famous battle was fought on St
  • Which fruit is the most popular and most consumed in the world? Bananas are the most eaten fruit in the world. More than 40 tons of bananas are consumed annually!
  • Where do the Super Bowl winning Cowboys come form? Dallas.
  • Where was Mommy when she was kissing Santa Claus? Underneath the mistletoe
  • Name the second largest city in Britain during the Black Death? Bristol
  • In what year was Band-Aid's Do They Know It's Christmas the UK Christmas chart-topping record (bonus point each for the years of reissue success by Band Aid II and Band Aid 20)? 1984 (bonus points - Band Aid II was 1989, Band Aid 20 was 2004)
  • In which year was public cinema born? 1846, 1896 or 1946? The first public shows of 'motion picture' started in 1896 ... and cinema was born!
  • What temperature and pressure is needed to convert graphite into a diamond? 3000 degrees celsius and 100,000 atmospheres
  • Which musical instrument did Pablo Casals play? Cello.
  • Who wrote and had a hit with the instrumental Classical Gas? Mason Williams
  • After red and green, what are the two most popular Christmas colours? Silver and gold
  • Who did George Bush accuse of being “a card-carrying member” of the American Civil Liberties Union, in 1988? Michael Dukakis
  • Which state is called the Golden state? California
  • Where was Rhett Butler of Gone With the Wind born? Charleston
  • What is the longest type of cell in the body? The nerve cell (neuron
  • Which American outlaw was the most famous member of the James-Younger Gang? Jesse James
  • Rock Around the Clock was a hit for Bill Haley and his … what? Comets
  • Which country can you see when directly looking over the sea from The White Cliffs of Dover? France
  • k2pubquizzes.co.uk Traditionally, does the oldest or youngest family member open the first present? The youngest child
  • What stringed symphonic instrument has a pedestal and a crown - The Harp.
  • What was tested at "Bikini Atoll", in the 1940s and the 1950s? Atomic bomb.
  • Who founded the Salvation Army in London, 1865? William Booth
  • What was the first miracle of Jesus recorded in the Bible? Turning the water into wine
  • Brown-Eyed Handsome Man was a hit for which singer after his death? Buddy Holly
  • Who led the Million Man March on Washington? Louis Farrakhan
  • Where do the Cowboys football team come from? Dallas.
  • What is the better known stage name of Robyn Fenty? Rihanna
  • Who said: „I myself, and my house, want to serve the Lord!”? Joshua
  • What is the name of the Greek God of music? Apollo
  • What song contains the line Although, it's been said, many times, many ways? The Christmas Song
  • Movie Trivia Quotes (Name the movie where the quote appears)
  • Who invented the thermometer in 1593? Galileo
  • What was the name of the blind beggar at the gate of Jericho? Bartimaeus
  • Is Obsidian an igneous, sedimentary or metamorphic rock? Igneous
  • Which movie of Christian's Bale involved him taking up crash dieting, smoking, and losing 63 pounds to look the part of a emaciated, depressed, and sickened mechanic? The Machinist (2004)
  • How many episodes of the cult TV Sit-com Fawlty Towers were made? 12
  • What punk band recently released their 6th album titled "Land Of The Free? " Pennywise 
  • Scott Hamilton won Olympic gold for the USA on what surface? Ice.
  • Where was I when I saw Mommy kissing Santa Glaus? On the Stairs
  • What is 'fools gold'? Iron pyrite crystals.
  • In the United States, flamingos are outnumbered by what garden item? Plastic flamingos
  • What carol is known as the counting song? The Twelve Days of Christmas
  • What fruit is St A cherry
  • Where is the Suez Canal? – Egypt
  • How many separate patents did Thomas Edison file? 1093!

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