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  • Omdurman, as in the Battle of Omdurman, is today a suburb of which African city? Khartoum
  • In 'Finding Nemo', what is Nemo's dad called? Marvin, Marlin or Martin? Marlin
  • An American porcupines teeth are what color? Orange
  • What is Joey Jordison's (Slipknot) real name? Nathan Jonas Jordison
  • If I kept walking in a straight line on a flat surface with no visible features, is it possible to walk in circles eventually? People often favor one leg over the other
  • Which British electronic music duo are composed of Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons? The Chemical Brothers
  • Whose eyes were made of coal? Frosty's
  • Which iconic British female singer made the highly regarded album titled ‘(her first name) in Memphis’ ? Dusty Springfield
  • Who was the first solo female host of the Academy Awards Ceremony? Whoopi Goldberg.
  • True or false? Scarlet is a bright red color
  • What is the fastest land animal in the world? The cheetah (it can reach speeds of up to 120kph – 75mph)
  • Who played Sid Vicious, Lee Harvey Oswald, Count Dracula and Beethoven in movies? Gary Oldman.
  • Whose guitar version of The Star-Spangled Banner was featured in a 1996 Aiwa TV ad? Jimi Hendrix's.
  • What % of an egg’s weight is the shell? 12%
  • Who managed the Beatles’ prior to his early death in 1967? Brian Epstein
  • In the inspirational 1946 film, It's a Wonderful Life, what's the name of George Bailey's guardian angel? Clarence(Oddbody)
  • Which singer sang the song ‘Hanky Panky’ form the ‘I’m Breathless’ album? Madonna
  • In which century did Italian friar Thomas Aquinas live? Thirteenth
  • How many people were saved on the ark? 8
  • Which sport does Constantino Rocca play? Golf.
  • Which Rolling Stones guitarist died in a swimming pool in 1969? Brian Jones
  • Name the game played on a lawn called a 'crown green'. Bowls.
  • What is the postal abbreviation for Idaho? ID.
  • Is a white gold ring pure gold? White gold is usually an alloy of gold and a white metal such as silver and palladium
  • What was the name of the first actress to endorse a product commercially? Lilly Langtree
  • What group became famous in the 1960s for their parody impressions of other hit songs? The Barron Knights
  • How old is the universe? – The Universe is at least 15 billion years old, but probably not more than 20 billion years old
  • What is the unit measurement for the activity of a radioactive source? The Becqueral (Bq)
  • What does the F stand for in FBI? Federal
  • What country used the deadly nerve gas Sarin against its Kurdish minority in the 1990s? Iraq
  • What piece of heavenly apparel does the Littlest Angel not wear correctly? His halo
  • Shirley Schrift found fame and success as which actress? Shelly Winters
  • What is the name used for the study of earthquakes? Seismology.
  • Which group’s best-known recording is the 1967 single ‘A Whiter Shade of Pale’? Procol Harum
  • Who tells you she's in town by tap, tap, tapping' at your windowpane? Ans- Suzy Snowflake
  • A ‘doe’ is what kind of animal? A female deer
  • In which year was the Queen Mother born? 1900
  • What was the name of the mountain where Moses was given the 10 Commandments? Mt
  • What Soundgarden song formed a Religious Cult? Black Hole Sun. Due to the video saying that the end of the world is near thats what started the Concerned Christians with its founder Kim Miller.
  • What kind of creature sleeps with one eye open? Dolphin
  • Which singer starred as Petty Officer Cora Raikes in the film Battleship? Rihanna
  • What is the theme or essence of I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day? Peace on earth, goodwill to men
  • The term ‘Pulmonary’ relates to which organ? Lungs
  • Who scored his first platinum album since 1978 with " The Icon Is Love " in 1994 - Barry White.
  • 2Which fictional detective lived at 221b Baker Street? Sherlock Holmes
  • What presidential election year saw Republicans dub Democrats the party of “Communism, Corruption and Korea”? 1952
  • After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the U.S. declared war on which country? Japan.
  • 1In the Bible who was the wife of King Ahab? Jezebel
  • In The Night Before Christmas, where were the stockings hung? By the chimney
  • What disgraced vice president’s high school yearbook quote read; “An ounce of wit is worth a pound of sorrow”? Spiro Agnew
  • The Australian city of Perth stands on which river? Swan River
  • In which country was the AIDS virus first recognized? USA
  • What is opposite to matter? Antimatter
  • Who plays against the USA in golf's Walker Cup? Great Britain.
  • True or false? Mickey Mouse’s middle name is Fauntleroy
  • What name is given to the insect whose nymphs produce the fothed up plant sap known as cuckoo spit? Froghopper
  • What city hosted the Beatles as the resident band at the Kaiserkeller and Top Ten Club? Hamburg
  • What 1961 movie has Audrey Hepburn note: "Personally, I think it's a bit tacky to wear diamonds before I'm 40"? Breakfast at Tiffany's.
  • Pharaoh is the title given to the rulers of which ancient county? Egypt
  • Whose band was the Tijuana Brass? Herb Alpert
  • What was the name of the pandemic which killed over 1% of the world’s population in 1918? Spanish Flu
  • What Harry Callahan line did Ronald Reagan invoke to "tax increasers"? "Go ahead, make my day"
  • What infomercial diet guru penned the monster bestseller "Never Say Diet"? Richard Simmons.
  • What was President Yeltsin’s first name? Boris
  • Who was the first gymnast to be awarded a perfect score of 10 at the Olympics? Nadia Comaneci
  • For what movie did Jack Palance win the best supporting actor Oscar in 1991? City Slickers
  • In How the Grinch Stole Christmas, what biological shortcoming made the Grinch so mean? Ans- His heart was two sizes too small
  • From what tree do acorns come? Oak
  • In which country is the Blarney Stone? Ireland (or Eire) at Blarney Castle near Cork
  • Excel, part of the Microsoft Office suite is what type of software? Spreadsheet
  • Who had the 1965 instrumental hit Spanish Flea? Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass
  • What Harry Callahan line did Ronald Reagan invoke to “tax increasers”? “Go ahead, make my day”
  • Portuguese-born navigator was the first European to cross the Pacific Ocean? Ferdinand Magellan
  • Kirk Douglas was in which of the armed services in WWII? Navy.
  • Which state is called the volunteer State? Tennessee.
  • What organ of a buffalo did Plains Indians use to make yellow paint? The gallbladder.
  • ‘I Will Never Let You Down’, became which singer’s fourth UK number one in 2014? Rita Ora
  • Which is the first movie in the James Bond film franchise? Dr. No (1962)
  • Name the reindeer whose name begins with a B? Blitzen
  • Which director directed the movie of Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451? Francois Trufeau
  • Who led a band of abolitionists that seized the federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry, Virginia, in October 1859? John Brown
  • What Saturday Evening Post artist was known for his whimsical pictures of Santa Claus? Norman Rockwell
  • Who founded the first public library in the U
  • How did Stephanus die? Stoned to death
  • Which is taller? The Eiffel Tower or The Statue of Liberty? The Eiffel Tower (320 metres tall) is taller than The Statue of Liberty (93m tall)
  • Which popular gardener created Barnsdale Gardens and was the author of many books such as The Ornamental Kitchen Garden, 'Gardeners World' Practical Gardening Course and Paradise Gardens? Geoff Hamilton.
  • In It's A Wonderful Life, what did George dream of becoming? An engineer/architect
  • How many strings does a violin usually have? Four
  • What 19th-century president erroneously noted: "The ballot is stronger than the bullet"? Abraham Lincoln
  • What was the name of Charles Lindbergh’s plane in which he completed the first non-stop solo trans-Atlantic flight? Spirit of St Louis (achieved in 1927)
  • What is Frosty's nose made of? A button
  • Where do "bluebirds fly", according to a song from the Wizard of Oz? Somewhere over the rainbow.
  • Rome has never hosted the Summer Olympic Games. TRUE or FALSE? FALSE. Rome hosted the Summer Olympics in 1960.
  • In which year was Alaska sold to the U
  • Which country pop singer was born Eilleen Regina Edwards? Shania Twain
  • What patriotic song was originally titled "The Defense of Fort McHenry - The Star Spangled Banner.
  • Who had a coat made of camel hair and ate locusts and wild honey? John the Baptist
  • What was the christian name of Dr
  • Who created the children’s book character Tracy Beaker? Jacqueline Wilson
  • Which U.S. President is Barack Obama? 44th, 54th or 64th? Barack Obama is the 44th President of the United States.
  • Who was the wisest of all the kings? King Solomon—1 Kings 3:10-12 and 4:29-30
  • What glittery bits of metal are hung on a Christmas tree? Tinsel
  • In which military campaign did Lewis Halliday and Basil Guy win Victoria Crosses in 1900? The Boxer Rebellion
  • LAR is the international vehicle registration of which country? Libya (Libyan Arab Republic)
  • What does the F stand for in FBI? Federal.
  • What happy homemaker chirps on TV: "It's a good thing"? Martha Stewart.
  • The okapi belongs to what family of animals? Giraffe
  • Which of Henry VIII's wives gave birth to Elizabeth I? Anne Boleyn
  • What James Hilton effort became the first Pocket Book, in 1939? Lost Horizon.
  • The Mandarin, The Marvellin or The Mandible? The Mandarin
  • What is the largest type of ‘big cat’ in the world? The tiger, weighing up to 300 kilograms (660 pounds)
  • Jesus spoke of the wise man who built his house on ____, and the foolish man who built his house on ____
  • Which famous actor was born in Chihuahua Mexico? Anthony Quinn
  • In the Harry Potter film franchise, what does the Hogwarts motto "Draco dormiens nunquam titillandus" mean? Never tickle a sleeping dragon
  • Who sang the hit theme song Rawhide? Frankie Laine
  • Which Egyptian president ordered the seizure of the Suez Canal in 1956? President Nassar
  • Dagwood and Blondie Bumstead had a dog with what name? Daisy
  • Which of these is not like the others … ? Bracelet
  • What do you call a group of Leopards? A leap
  • Saloth Sar, born 19 May 1925, is better known by what name? Pol Pot
  • Which castle in Gloucestershire is believed to be the scene of the murder of King Edward II in 1327? Berkeley castle
  • What are the two crown dependencies of the British Isles? Isle of Mann & Channel Isles
  • What is the Aloha State? Hawaii
  • The Vinson Massif is the highest mountain of which continent? Antarctica
  • What is the name given to planets outside our solar system? Extrasolar planets
  • Christmas Crackers is cockney rhyming slang for which part of the male anatomy? Testicles (see knacker origins- related to the very old word for a horse slaughterer.)
  • The US declared war on which country after the bombing of Pearl Harbor? Japan
  • What type of organism makes up the oldest known fossil? Blue-green algae from South Africa at 3
  • Who did George Bush accuse of being “a card-carrying member” of the American Civil Liberties Union, in 1988? Michael Dukakis
  • What were Frosty's last words? I'll be back again someday
  • What country started the tradition of exchanging gifts? Italy (Romans)
  • Who was the first actor to have played the role of James Bond in the movie series? Sir Sean Connery
  • What Apollo 13 astronaut contacted Mission Control with the words, “Houston, we’ve had a problem here
  • True or false? Owls are far-sighted, meaning that anything within a few inches of their eyes can’t be seen properly True
  • What is the capital of Qatar? Doha
  • Rabat is the capital of which Kingdon? Morocco
  • Who disobeyed God and wound up spending three days and nights inside a large fish? Jonah—Jonah 1:17
  • In which street does the British Prime Minister live? Downing Street (Number 10)
  • What Colour is the Grinch? Green
  • Where is a horses poll located? Between its ears
  • Which is the rarest blood type in humans? AB negative.
  • On a farm a kid is a baby what? Goat
  • The Statue of Liberty was gifted to the United States by which country? France
  • Where is the largest known meteorite crater on Earth? Vredefort Ring in South Africa, 299km diameter!
  • What carol demands figgy pudding? We Wish You a Merry Christmas
  • Who directed Serpico? Sidney Lumet
  • What year did the Dow Jones Industrial Average break both the 4000 and 5000 marks? 1995
  • What Mercury astronaut had a pulse rate of 170 at lift-off-John Glenn, Alan Shepard or Gus Grissom? Gus Grissom.
  • Which Country is home to half the world's 100 highest bridges? 
  • Who was the first Windsor monarch of the UK? George V (reigned 1910-1936)
  • In A Charlie Brown Christmas, what winter recreation is the cast of characters doing in the opening scene? Ice Skating
  • Who founded the Tamla Motown record label? Berry Gordy
  • In the nursery rhyme, who sat on a wall before having a great fall? Humpty Dumpty
  • Which is the largest city in Wales? Cardiff
  • What was traditonally made by a Chandler? Candles
  • What is a buret? A long tube of glass usually marked in 0
  • True or false? Mice live for up to 10 years False - Captive mice live for up to 2 and a half years while wild mice only live for an average of around 4 months
  • What is the top colour in a rainbow? Red
  • Which member of O-Town is the only one out of his 38 cousins not attending college? Jacob Underwood
  • Who did George Bush accuse of being "a card-carrying member" of the American Civil Liberties Union, in 1988? Michael Dukakis
  • What was the first synthetic element created in a laboratory? Technetium
  • The Fresh Prince of where was the subject of a sitcom of 140+ shows? Bel Air
  • Cataracts obscure which part of the eye? The lens. Prunes are dried what? plums.
  • Which American newspaper first exposed the Watergate Scandal? Washington Post
  • Which is the largest volcano in the world? The Mouna Loa on Hawaii is not only the largest but also the most active volcano. It last erupted in 1984 and the flanks of the volcano trembled with earthquakes for more than three years.
  • What country led all Arab nations in the number of troops participating in Operation Desert Storm? Saudi Arabia
  • What was the largest naval battle of the First World War? Jutland
  • Which is the highest building in the world? The highest building in the world is the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. It is 830m/2,722ft tall and has 163 floors/storeys.
  • The US declared war on which country after the bombing of Pearl Harbor? Japan.
  • Which is the highest mountain in Africa? Mount Kilimanjaro
  • Southern Rhodesia became what country in 1980? Zimbabwe (The Independent Nation of Zimbabwe)
  • What is the world’s tallest grass? Bamboo
  • Who wrote the instrumental A Swingin’ Safari and led the orchestra which played the original hit version? Bert Kaempfert
  • What presidential election year saw Republicans dub Democrats the party of "Communism, Corruption and Korea"? :1952
  • The Battle of Balaclava is a famous battle in which war? The Crimean
  • What was David Leans first film? Oliver Twist
  • On which river does the city of Leeds stand? River Aire
  • What gave Samson his unusual strength? The hair on his head—Judges 16:17
  • What film told the plight of a poor mountain family during the days of the Depression? The Homecoming
  • Which country is Prague in? Czech Republic.
  • What is the capital of Hawaii? Honolulu
  • What's Ween's 1989 First Album GodWeenSatan: The Oneness is Ween's 1989 First Album
  • Which desert is the biggest desert in the world, outside the Polar region? The Sahara Desert is the biggest desert in the world and stretches over an area which is almost as big as the United States. It still grows every year!
  • What Christmas item was invented by London baker and wedding-cake specialist Tom Smith in 1847? Christmas cracker
  • Who reunited in 1981 for ‘The Concert in Central Park’, which attracted more than 500,000 music fans? Simon and Garfunkel
  • The South American city of Brazillia is built in the shape of what? Aeroplane
  • What Benjamin Holt invention was good news to farmers in 1900? The tractor.
  • What are a group of apes called? Shrewdness
  • What song does a caroler sing outside Scrooge's office? God Rest You Merry Gentlemen
  • In which American city was Elvis discovered dead in 1977? Memphis
  • What is the antonym of the word ‘synonym’? Of course, it is ‘antonym’ itself!
  • 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
  • The Isley Brothers’ hit was called Behind a … what? Painted Smile
  • Which Radiohead album has been cited by musicians as one of the greatest albums of all time ? OK Computer
  • Scott Hamilton won Olympic gold for the USA on what surface? Ice
  • What bird was domesticated first? The first bird domesticated by man was the goose
  • Depending on the water temperature, what can oysters do? Change sex
  • Where did the game of badminton originate? It originated in the British era in the Indian city of Pune (or Poona, as it was known back then)
  • ‘The course of true love never did run smooth’ comes from which Shakespeare play? A Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • In what city did Miracle on 34th Street take place? New York
  • What is New Year's Eve called in Scotland? Hogmanay
  • Which is the longest continental mountain range in the world? The Andes in South America are the longest mountain range stretching over 7,200km/4,500 miles from north to south.
  • Name the three reindeer whose names begin with a D? Dasher, Donder, Dancer
  • Richard Hannay was the central character of which famous film? The Thirty Nine Steps
  • What is a Pyrogen? A substance that causes fever
  • Who was king before Queen Victoria? William IV
  • London's Trafalgar Square Christmas tree is traditionally given by which country? Norway
  • Which country at the southern tip of the Arabian Peninsula was previously known as Aden? Yemen
  • Who was the only American to become vice president and president after resignations? Gerald Ford
  • What type of animals are Puli Sloghi and Kuvaszok ? Exotic dog breeds
  • What does Alvin want for Christmas? A hula-hoop
  • In Winter Wonderland the lovestruck couple pretends a snowman is who? Parson Brown
  • What Michael Jackson album spawned five chart-topping singles - Bad.
  • What are female elephants called? Cows
  • Is a tomato a fruit or vegetable? A fruit
  • In It's a Wonderful Life, what kind of spirit is Clarence? An angel
  • What model appeared in both Don't Cry and November Rain videos for Guns N' Roses? Stephanie Seymour
  • For which film did Robert de Niro win his first Oscar? The Godfather Part II.
  • What snack is often left out for Santa? Cookies
  • In which year did the UK hand over Hong Kong sovereignty to China? 1997 (June 30th)
  • What optical aids was nearsighted model Grace Robin the first to show off in 1930? Contact lenses.
  • What is the name of the toy cowboy in Toy Story? Woody
  • Robert Curthose was the son of which king? William the Conqueror
  • Which garden is considered to be among the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World? The Hanging Gardens of Babylon.
  • Presepe in Italy refers to what Christmas tradition? Nativity scene (literally meaning crib)
  • What does SLR stand for as found in a camera? Single Lens Reflex
  • The Wars of the Roses (1455-85) were fought between which two houses of England? York and Lancaster
  • What jazz trumpeter was dubbed the "Prince of Darkness" - Miles Davis.
  • In which century did Italian friar Thomas Aquinas live? Thirteenth
  • What is a Characin? A small fish
  • Which Roman road stretched 220 miles from Exeter to Lincoln? Fosse Way
  • In which film did George Lazenby play James Bond? On Her Majesty’s Secret Service
  • How many days are there in a fortnight? 14
  • What was Jimmy Stuarts middle name? Crane
  • Who composed the classical piece Peter and the Wolf? Sergei Prokofiev
  • What was the name of King Charles ‘ I physician who discovered the circulation of the blood? William Harvey
  • If you boil water you get? Steam
  • What singer for a 70's British rock quartet changed his name from Frederick Bulsara - Freddie Mercury.
  • Where in Scotland is there supposedly a lake monster called Nessie? Ans Loch Ness
  • What was the name of the monk in the Robin Hood legend? Friar Tuck
  • Do you have the same number of neck vertebrae as giraffe's? Yes.
  • Which commander had leprosy? Naemann
  • What year did the Dow Jones Industrial Average break both the 4000 and 5000 marks? 1995
  • Which country in Europe has the biggest number of inhabitants? Germany has the biggest population in Europe. More than 82 million people live in this country in central Europe.
  • Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI created which principality in 1719? Lichtenstein
  • What happened first? Murder of Abel or the great flood? Murder of Abel
  • Which comic strip animal devised by Otto Mesmer first appeared in 1931? Felix the Cat
  • Who was the voice behind Woody, the cowboy doll in Toy Story? Tom Hanks.
  • When Lot’s wife turned around and looked at the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah, what did she turn into? A pillar of salt
  • Black, whooper, and Berwick, are all varieties of what kind of animal? Swan
  • Southern Rhodesia became what country in 1980? Zimbabwe (The Independent Nation of Zimbabwe)
  • Who was the youngest man to chair the Joint Chiefs of Staff? Colin Powell
  • Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith, and Davy Jones, whose missing? Peter Tork (all members of the Monkees)
  • What was the name of the only horse that beat the legendary Man O War? Upset, on the 12th of August 1919
  • Which state is called the volunteer State? Tennessee
  • What radioactive element is extracted from carnotite and pitchblende? Uranium.
  • Who invented the Polaroid Camera? Edwin Land
  • Saloth Sar, born 19 May 1925, is better known by what name? Pol Pot
  • In Jungle Book what kind of animal is Baloo? Bear
  • What name is given to the 19th Century movement which was opposed to mechanisation within the textile industry? Luddites
  • San Antonio international airport is in which state? Texas.
  • Who built the ark? Noah
  • What is the popular name for little baked sausages wrapped in rashers of streaky bacon? Pigs in blankets
  • What explorer of North Carolina never got to finish his "History of the World" while banished to the Tower of London? Sir Walter Raleigh
  • What cola company was known for its ads featuring a big, smiling Santa? Coca-Cola
  • Which castle in Gloucestershire is believed to be the scene of the murder of King Edward II in 1327? Berkeley castle
  • What actor studied as a priest then an architect before becoming an actor? Anthony Quinn
  • Which artist was nicknamed ‘Jack the Dripper’? Jackson Pollack
  • Which country was first to operate an old age pension scheme? Germany (1891)
  • The Beatles music band featured how many members? 4
  • In South Dakota what is it illegal to show in movies ? Police getting beaten
  • What is quoted in John 14,6? I am the way, the truth and the life. No one comes to the father except through me.
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  • What form of aerial transport does a witch favour? Broomstick
  • Who is younger, Serena or Venus Williams? Serena
  • Science trivia questions answers and facts.
  • On what date is St
  • When was the first seismograph invented? Approximately A
  • Larry Adler played what instrument? Harmonica
  • Name the world's largest ocean. Pacific.
  • Who was the last British Viceroy of India? Lord Louis Mountbatten
  • Which Wild West legend was born Henry McCarty? Billy the Kid, alias William H Bonney
  • What type of animal is Bullseye in the Toy Story films? Horse
  • Give the alternative name for a Mountain Ash tree. Rowan.
  • Which comedian’s recordings featured hilarious telephone routines about King Kong and the introduction of Tobacco? Bob Newhart
  • Who was the cult leader of the Waco Siege in 1993? David Koresh
  • What was Harn’s father called? What were his brothers called? Noah, Shem, Japheth
  • Which towns were destroyed by fire and brimstone? Sodom and Gomorrah
  • Thirsty people need … ? Water
  • Who wrote and sang the novelty hit Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh, about Camp Granada? Allan Sherman
  • In which year did the demolition of the Berlin Wall begin? 1989
  • Which country gave us the words 'shampoo' and 'pyjamas'? India
  • Who saw his crew dine on wormy biscuits and rats on his fourth voyage to the New World? Christopher Columbus
  • Which Empire declared war on Russia in October 1853, suffering a defeat that gave Russia control of the Black Sea? The Ottoman Empire
  • How many legs does a spider have? 8
  • What instrument does Amahl play as he leads the procession in Amahl and the Night Visitors? His reed pipe
  • How many years are there in a millennium? 1000
  • Which horror movie protagonist's look is based on a painting "Scream" by Edvard Munch? The serial killer "Ghost face" from the Scream film franchise
  • Who improved the design of the modern-day incandescent light bulb? Thomas Edison
  • By which Latin name was Rosa Gallica previously known? Rosa Mundi.
  • Which singer-songwriter from Sale released the album ‘White Ladder’ in 1998? David Gray
  • Who was the youngest man to chair the Joint Chiefs of Staff? Colin Powell
  • Who was the only female solo artist to have a #1 hit single wthout releasing an album? Lisa Loeb. She had a #1 hit with the song Stay. Stay landed on her debut album "Tails" in 1995
  • How did Greta Gustafson become better known as an actress? Greta Garbo.
  • Which English philosopher, regarded as one of the most influential of Enlightenment thinkers, was known as the Father of Classical Liberalism? John Locke
  • How many colours are in a rainbow? 7
  • What disgraced vice president’s high school yearbook quote read; “An ounce of wit is worth a pound of sorrow”? Spiro Agnew
  • What was King Arthur's mother's name? Morgane, Morgraine or Igraine? King Arthur's mother is believed to have been called Igraine.
  • Maria Montessori was a famous name in which field? Education
  • 1950-60s record turntables commonly offered four speeds: 33, 45, 78, and what other? 16 (technically the speeds were 33? and 16? but record decks tended to show only the whole numbers)
  • In which year was Abraham Lincoln assassinated? 1865
  • What general did GI's nickname "Top Gun" in the Persian Gulf War? Colin Powell
  • How long does it take for the Earth to spin once on its axis? One day.
  • The land dinosaur that had the biggest head with a skull nine feet long , has what name? Torosaurus
  • What famous actor failed an audition for “Fame” because was not pretty enough? Tom Cruise
  • Name the only footballer to have played for Liverpool, Everton, Manchester City and Manchester United. Peter Beardsley.
  • Where would you find the world's most ancient forest? Daintree Forest north of Cairns, Australia.
  • Tired people need … ? Sleep
  • In Victorian England what people were popularly called robins because of their red uniforms? Postmen
  • What were the names of the mother and grandmother of Jacob? Rebecca, Sara
  • What was the codename for the planned German invasion of Britain? Operation Sealion
  • Whose band was the All Stars? Junior Walker (Jr Walker)
  • Who discovered the vaccination against smallpox in 1796? Edward Jenner
  • What is the only letter that doesn't appear in the periodic table? J
  • What happened first? The exodus of Egypt or the „fall of Jericho”? Exodus
  • What Central American country's name means 'many fish'? Panama
  • Where are the North Yolla Bolly mountains? USA, California
  • The Wars of the Roses (1455-85) were fought between which two houses of England? York and Lancaster
  • What's the only group to claim two of the top ten best-selling singles of the 1970's - The Bee Gees.
  • What Eastern European city was the last city to be liberated in World War II? Prague
  • On what animal would you find a marcupium? A marsupial -it's a pouch
  • Which was the country that first made the use of paper money? China
  • What rap star got his name from the observation "Ladies Love Cool James"/ L.L. Cool J.
  • What did Anna Maria Louisa Italiano change her name to? Anne Bancroft
  • What is the largest country in the world? Russia (c.17 million square kilometres)
  • What Australian timber made the London docks? Turpentine; Syncarpia glomulifera
  • In another of Jesus' miracles, how many people did He feed with only five barley loaves and two fish? 5,000—John 6:9
  • Which comedy actor had a novelty hit with My Boomerang Won’t Come Back? Charlie Drake
  • How many of each animal did Moses bring into the Ark? None
  • Which type of animal did Balaam ride? A donkey
  • What jazz musician got his aristocratic nickname in high school for his neat attire and fastidious manners? "Duke" Ellington.
  • The hardest natural substance known is what? Diamond.
  • Which country has the internet domain .me? Montenegro
  • What popular Christmas toy is based on a 1903 political caricature? The Teddy Bear
  • Which actress said, "Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night," in All About Eve? Bette Davis (as Margo Channing.)
  • Marlon Brando was born in which decade of the century? 20s
  • What does the Scoville Heat Unit Scale measure? The heat of chilies
  • What was the first country to recognize Mexico’s independence, in 1836? The U
  • What movie won the best story Oscar in 1958? The Defiant Ones
  • Who did Running Bear love in the 50s hit song? Little White Dove.
  • Who was the last British monarch of the House of Hanover? Queen Victoria
  • Which movement was founded by L
  • Who was it who once said “I have had a talent for irritating women since I was 14”? Marilyn Monroe
  • Where is Broadway? – New York City, USA

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