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  • What language do the locals speak in Bogota? Spanish (Bogota is the capital of Columbia)
  • Which battle of 1571 marked the end of the Ottoman naval supremacy in the Mediterranean? The Battle of Lepanto
  • In lt's a Wonderful Life, what kind of spirit is Clarence? An angel
  • True or false? Rabbits are born blind True
  • What liqueur goes into making a 'snowball' cocktail? Advocaat (or advokatt, pronounced 'advocar' - normally a blend of brandy, egg yolks, vanilla and sometimes other ingredients - award yourself a bonus point if you dare order one next time you go to the bar.)
  • Dolly Parton had a 1981 hit with which song from the film of the same name? 9 to 5
  • What Harry Callahan line did Ronald Reagan invoke to “tax increasers”? “Go ahead, make my day”
  • What was Hitchcock’s first color film? Rope
  • Who was the first British monarch to broadcast a Christmas message to the nation? George the Fifth (in 1932)
  • This Real McCoy sampled music from Bronski Beat's "Smalltown Boy" - Which one was it? Automatic Lover (Call For Love)
  • What name is given to a white knee length pleated skirt worn in traditional Greek dress? Fustanella
  • What song was originally titled One Horse Open Sleigh? Jingle Bells
  • What type of gas that is released by car exhausts, prevents blood hemoglobin from working correctly? Carbon Monoxide.
  • Finish this verse—"I can do all things through ____________________
  • Who played the undertaker in Dads Army? John Laurie
  • What 19th-century president erroneously noted: “The ballot is stronger than the bullet”? Abraham Lincoln
  • Which Welsh singer was born Gaynor Hopkins in June 1951? Bonnie
  • Who did George Bush accuse of being "a card-carrying member" of the American Civil Liberties Union, in 1988? Michael Dukakis
  • Which is the biggest spider in the world? The tarantula is the biggest spider in the world. It lives in the Amazon basin.
  • Who painted the Mona Lisa? Leonardo da Vinci
  • What does Alvin want for Christ­mas? A hula-hoop
  • What structure was 26 5 miles long until 1989? The Berlin Wall
  • Who found baby Moses in the river? Pharaoh’s daughter
  • Which French term means the front of a building? Facade
  • If you go into space, do you get taller? Yes, the cartilage disks in your spine expand under zero gravity
  • 'Slam Rush' or 'Sugar Rush'? The kart-racing game in Wreck-It Ralph is called 'Sugar Rush'.
  • In which year did Coca Cola launch their first recyclable plastic bottle? 
  • The Fresh Prince of where was the subject of a sitcom of 140+ shows? Bel Air.
  • Who designed Regent’s Park in London in 1811? John Nash
  • What fat substitute got FDA approval for use in snack foods, despite reports of diarrhea and cramps? Olestra.
  • What creature proved to be much faster than a horse in a 1927 race in Sydney, Australia? The Kangaroo.
  • Which book was published in London on April 25th, 1719? Robinson Crusoe
  • Which group had a 1980s hit with the song Ghost Town? The Specials
  • What flower does Moore compare St. Nick's cheeks to? A rose
  • Traditionally, does the oldest or youngest family mem­ber open the first present? The youngest child
  • The 'oval pigtoe' is a type of crab, snake or mussel? The 'oval pigtoe' is a type of freshwater mussel.
  • Yorkshireman William Strickland is believed to have brought the first what to Britain from North America in 1526? Turkey
  • What Pink Floyd song was banned by the South African government after it became an anthem for black school children - Another Brick in the Wall.
  • Which X rated movie won an Oscar? Midnight Cowboy
  • Which member of Limp Bizkit had a hit "Jump" with the House of Pain? DJ Leathel
  • Who wrote A Christmas Carol? Charles Dickens
  • What was Mickey Mouse’s original name? Mortimer Mouse
  • Counting Rudolph, how many reindeer are there? Nine
  • What butterfly-shaped gland is located just in front of the windpipe? The Thyroid.
  • Daniel Stein, an English DJ and record producer known for his electronic music, is better known by what name? DJ Fresh
  • The Christmas period of 1813-14 saw the last what in London? Christmas Fair on a frozen River Thames(known as a Frost Fair)
  • who were the only original cast members left on 90210 when the series ended? Dylan McKay, Kelly Taylor, David Silver, Donna Martin and Steve Sanders
  • What creature's fossilized leg bone did John Horner discover red blood cells in, in 1993? A tyrannosaurus rex's.
  • What is the largest land animal in the world? The elephant - The largest on record weighed around 12,000 kilograms! (26,000 lb)
  • Where can you find fun printable Animal Trivia questions? At Trivia Country!
  • What flightless marine birds of the southern hemisphere live in rookeries? Penguins.
  • True or false; your body’s temperature rises slightly during digestion? True
  • The Golden Gate Bridge? – San Francisco, California, USA
  • Which gravel-voiced English singer was previously a gas-fitter from Sheffield? Joe Cocker
  • Nigel Starmer Smith is a name most famously associated with which sport? Rugby Union
  • What Russian cleric was poisoned, shot and finally drowned on December 30, 1916? Rasputin
  • A group of Salmon is called a what? A bind
  • In 2011, which country hosted a Formula 1 race for the first time? India.
  • What 1976 chart-topping song did Barry Manilow sing, but not write - I Write the Songs.
  • The first day of which battle was the worst day in the history of the British Army, which suffered 60,000 casualties? Battle of the Somme
  • Who lost $8,000 in It's a Wonderful Life! Ans- Uncle Billy
  • What presidential election year saw Republicans dub Democrats the party of “Communism, Corruption and Korea”? 1952
  • In the Nutcracker section of Fantasia, what fungi dance the Chinese dance? Mushrooms
  • Lucille Le Sueur became famous as what actress? Joan Crawford
  • Who founded the Salvation Army in London, 1865? William Booth
  • What are tiny, inexpensive gifts usually called? Stocking Stuffers
  • 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)
  • Name the island whose wildlife is 90% unique. Madagascar
  • Which German city endured the worst bombing of World War Two in February 1945? Dresden
  • In which decade did compulsory driving testing begin? 1930s (1935)
  • In which European city did composer Richard Wagner die in 1883? Venice
  • What word meaning a low pressure belt of surface winds at the equator, can mean a bout of emotional depression? Doldrums
  • Who is noted for his guitar solo on Stairway to Heaven? Jimmy Page
  • 2Which English king had six wives? Henry 8th
  • During the Last Supper, Peter initially became upset with Jesus because Jesus wanted to____________
  • Which actor did Elizabeth Taylor marry twice? Richard Burton What's the name of the metal that can deprive Superman of his powers? Kryptonite
  • What was Gary Glitter’s earlier stage name in the 1960s? Paul Raven
  • What singer hit # 1 with a midget in his band, who passed away towards the end of 2000? Kid Rock, and Joe C was the midget who died. 
  • Where would you find 'stellar winds'? Stars, oceans or deserts? A stellar wind is a flow of gas from a star.
  • What song is full of threats and warnings about Santa Claus? Santa Claus is coming' to Town
  • What was Friedrich Serturner the first to extract from opium and use as a pain reliever? Morphine.
  • Which British reggae bandy are best remembered for their successful 1982 single ‘Pass the Dutchie’? Musical Youth
  • Nearly how many years did it take Sir Francis Drake to complete the first circumnavigation of the globe in 1580? 3
  • Which animal is represented by the Oboe in Peter and the Wolf? Duck
  • What Marx Brother's name spelled backwards is the name of a daytime talk show host? Harpo's.
  • What day did 2Pac die? September 13th, 1996
  • How many players make up a Basketball team? Five
  • Which Michael Jackson song entered straight at #1 position on Billboard 100 Singles Chart? You are not alone (Year 1995)
  • Where does Greg Norman come from? Australia.
  • In which English city is the Fitzwilliam Museum? Cambridge
  • Who Sang A Whole New World Peabo Bryson And Regina Belle
  • What is the sun made out of? – The Sun is at present, about 70% hydrogen and 28% helium by mass everything else amounts to less than 2%
  • In Hitchcock’s film, The Trouble with Harry, what was the trouble? He was dead
  • What was Jacob’s youngest son called? Benjamin
  • Which politician gave us the infamous Salmonella in Eggs scandal? Edwina Currie
  • How many points does a snowflake have? Six
  • What did Rudolph never get to join in? Reindeer games
  • Who was told to name his son Solomon? King David—1 Chronicles 22:9
  • Colin Blunstone fronted which 1960s group? The Zombies
  • What sport sparked a war between El Salvador and Honduras, after an unpopular referee's call in 1969? Soccer
  • In the movie Star Wars, what is the Emperors last name? Palpatine
  • What nationality was Karl Marx? German
  • In It's A Wonderful Life, what two friends share their names with two Sesame Street characters? Bert and Ernie
  • In which 20th-century decade was Barbie’s boyfriend Ken first made? 60s
  • What Beatles single lasted longest on the charts, at 19 weeks - Hey Jude.
  • What is the most recognizable feature of a hedgehog’s appearance? Their spines of spiky hair
  • What is the collective name of animals and plants that live on a lake bottom? Benthos
  • The Battle of Rorke’s Drift in 1879 featured in which war? Zulu War (or Zulu Wars)
  • Who was the cult leader of the Waco Siege in 1993? David Koresh
  • What encyclopedia's first edition, in 1771, described California as "a large country of the West Indies"? Encyclopedia Britannica's
  • What planet is the brightest object in the sky, after the sun and moon? Venus.
  • Where does Greg Norman come from? Australia
  • Who is the only athlete to win the Olympic marathon twice and in successive Olympic games? Abebe Bikila
  • What studio did the Beatles use to record 191 songs - Abby Road.
  • Who was the ruler of the USSR from 1917-22? Vladimir Lenin
  • What was the name of the policeman in Top Cat? Officer Dibble
  • Who was the 16th president of the United States? Abraham Lincoln
  • What did King Solomon ask God to give him? Wisdom
  • The company Steiff are famous for making what? Teddy Bears
  • True or false – is lightning 3 times hotter than the Sun? True
  • Name the most famous battle of 1346? Crecy
  • Which Roman road stretched 220 miles from Exeter to Lincoln? Fosse Way
  • What song is full of threats and warn­ings about Santa Claus Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town
  • Fun entertainment trivia questions and answers.
  • Who said: „How long will you waver between two opinions?” Elijah on Mount Carmel
  • Where did a jailer find his faith? Philippi
  • In which country was the AIDS virus first recognized? USA.
  • Which X-Factor winner released the winner’s single When We Collide? Matt Cardle
  • In which year did the Titanic sink? 1912
  • The tenge is the basic monetary unit of which country? Kazakhstan (1 tenge = 100 teims)
  • Name the voices of the Furious Five kung fu masters from the Kung Fu Panda 2 movie. Monkey - Jackie Chan; Crane - David Cross; Tigress - Angelina Jolie; Viper - Lucy Liu; Mantis - Seth Rogen
  • What is the strongest known magnet in the Universe? A Neutron Star
  • Who founded Lotus Cars? Colin Chapman
  • What parade was first held January 1, 1886? Tournament of Roses
  • The largest policeman's beat (territory) in Europe is in which country? Scotland (The beat is about 900 square miles, in Caithness and Sutherland, North West of Scotland. Based near Kinlochbervie, the police constable normally has about ten cases a year, of which the most notable in recent times was the Labour MP Robin Cook's death while he was hill walking. Thanks to Gordon Smith for these interesting extra details.)
  • Napoleons life was saved by a dog What breed of dog saved Napoleons life? Newfoundland. It saved him from drowning
  • In Frosty the Snowman, who brought Frosty back to life? Ans- Santa Clause
  • Who were nestled snug in their beds? The children
  • Jimmy Page is an English musician who formed which rock band in 1968? Led Zeppelin
  • Bristlemouths are the world's most common what? Fish
  • In which modern country is St Nicholas's birthplace and hometown? Turkey (St Nicholas, bishop 'Nikolaos of Myra', 270-343AD, was born a Greek, i.e., of Greek parents in Patara, Lycia. He lived in and was bishop of Myra, Lycia. Patara and nearby Myra, in Lycia, or fully Lycia et Pamphylia, were then technically provincial territory of the Roman Empire with no specific country name. Patara became ruins centuries ago. Where the ancient town of Myra stood, now stands the Turkish town/district of Demre, Antalya Province, Turkey)
  • Drew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz and Lucy Liu starred together in which action film? Charlie's Angels
  • What is the name of the bear in The Jungle Book? Baloo
  • Who first recorded Here Comes Santa Claus? Gene Autry
  • What is the last ghost called in A Christmas Carol? The Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come
  • What carol contains the line O tidings of comfort and joy? God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
  • What did Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen lose in a 1984 auto accident - An arm.
  • Who sang "Things Go Better With Coke" in 1969 before switching to Pepsi in the 1980's? Ray Charles.
  • Saint Patrick is the Patron Saint of which country? Ireland
  • What was the name of James Bonds secretary? Loelia Ponsonby
  • What's short for "light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation"? Laser.
  • What was the name of Rudolph's dogsled driving friend? Yukon Cornelius
  • What is Batman's real name? Bruce Wayne
  • What was Scrooge's first name? Ebenezer
  • What structure was 26 5 miles long until 1989? The Berlin Wall
  • Brown-Eyed Handsome Man was a hit for which singer after his death? Buddy Holly.
  • Name three of Jesus’ disciples whose names begin with „J”. Jacob, John and Judas
  • What is the world’s most widely spoken native tongue language? Mandarin Chinese
  • In which country would you find both the rivers Oder and Vistula, which flow into the Baltic Sea? Poland
  • Which Football Club plays home matches at Home Park? Plymouth Argyle
  • What country used the deadly nerve gas Sarin against its Kurdish minority in the 1990s? Iraq
  • True or false; A modern human’s brain is smaller than a Neanderthal’s brain?
  • What weapon did German gunsmith August Kotter unload on the world in 1520? The rifle.
  • China, USA or Russia? China is home to half the world's 100 highest bridges.
  • What actress in the film Goldfinger was painted gold? Shirley Eaton
  • Which king met with the rebels of the Peasant’s Revolt at Smithfield in 1381? Richard II
  • Which singer was known as the ‘Swedish Nightingale’? Jenny Lind
  • Who prophesised the coming of Jesus shortly beforehand? John the Baptist
  • What high-level computer language was named after a French mathematician and philosopher? PASCAL.
  • What formation on Earth can have the names tabular, blocky, wedge, dome, pinnacle, dry dock, growler or bergy bit? Icebergs
  • Who had sang the hit song Little Old Wine Drinker Me? Dean Martin
  • Who was the principal star of the American TV series House? Hugh Laurie
  • What encyclopedia's first edition, in 1771, described California as "a large country of the West Indies"? Encyclopedia Britannica's
  • Who was the male star of the film Grease? Travolta.
  • What non-smoking association sponsors Christmas seals? American Lung Associa­tion
  • In what year was the Piper Alpha disaster? 1986
  • Which later-to-be-famous solo singer and guitarist toured as a member of the Beach Boys in the mid 60s? Glen Campbell
  • What fruit is St. Nick's nose like? A cherry
  • Who won the Wimbledon singles in 1998 after twice losing in the final? Jana Novotna
  • What, in population terms, is the largest Spanish speaking country in the world? Mexico
  • What does bile do in you body? Emulsify fats in the small intestine
  • Which English rock band, formed in London in 1969, takes its name from a fictional character in David Copperfield? Uriah Heep
  • Who was the only American to become vice president and president after resignations? Gerald Ford
  • Ascorbic Acid is another name for which Vitamin? A, B or C? Ascorbic Acid is another name for Vitamin C.
  • What are Black-eyed peas? Beans
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  • Name Batman’s crime fighting partner? Robin
  • What was President Yeltsin's first name? Boris.
  • Who was the main singing star in the musical Half a Sixpence? Tommy Steele
  • Who was the original drummer for Nirvana? Chad Channing
  • After the flood, what sign did God give that He would not destroy the earth with a flood again? Rainbow
  • Who won the Oscar for best supporting actress in 1967 for the film Bonnie and Clyde? Estelle Parsons
  • True or false? Bats are mammals True
  • How many years are there in a millennium?1000
  • What song does a caroler sing out­side Scrooge's office? God Rest You Merry Gentlemen
  • In 1979 which English art historian was exposed as a one-time Soviet spy and stripped of his knighthood? Anthony Blunt
  • Which American rock’n’roll star caused controversy when he married a young teenager? Jerry Lee Lewis
  • What was the name of the pandemic which killed over 1% of the world’s population in 1918? Spanish Flu
  • Bray Studios, near Windsor in Berkshire, was home to which famous brand of horror films? Hammer Horror.
  • Which singer is married to Trudie Styler? Sting
  • Name all the seven dwarfs from the fairy tale ‘Snow White’
  • Lusitania was the Roman name for which EU country? PORTUGAL
  • What is the name of the policeman in the pre-school children’ television series Balamory? PC Plum
  • What suntan lotion was developed by Dr. Ben Green in 1944 to protect pilots who bailed out over the Pacific? Coppertone.
  • What item of clothing was named after its Scottish inventor? A Mackintosh.
  • What is the closest living relative to the T Rex? The Chicken
  • What do leukemia sufferers have too many of? White blood cells, or leukocytes.
  • The kart-racing game in the new movie 'Wreck-It Ralph' is called 'Rush', 
  • What is the symbol for Silver? Ag
  • What is Taylor Hanson's full name? Jordan Taylor Hanson
  • Where is Notre Dame? – Paris
  • What political system was gradually dismantled in South Africa, starting in 1989? – Apartheid
  • What colour are the berries of the mistletoe plant? White
  • Who were Cliff Richard’s backing group through the 60s? The Shadows
  • Do have the same number of neck vertebrae as giraffe’s? Yes
  • Who commanded the British Expeditionary Force in World War One? Field Marshal Douglas Haig
  • What 1990 movie told of a boy's experience when two men break into his house during Christmas? Home Alone
  • Who was Dionne Warwick’s most famous cousin? Whitney Houston
  • Which actor plays Marty McFly in the 'Back to The Future' series of movies? Michael J Fox
  • What movie earned Tom Hanks his third straight Oscar nomination, in 1996? Apollo 13.
  • Martina Navratilova has been on the winning side in the Federation Cup for which two countries? Czechoslovakia & USA
  • Who originally fronted Herman’s Hermits? Peter Noone
  • Which nation has the largest number of elephants? Tanzania
  • Which singer was known as Little Miss Dynamite? Brenda Lee
  • What is the common name for calcium carbonate? Chalk
  • How many weeks did Hanson's "MMMBop" stay at the number one postion? 13 weeks.
  • What encyclopedia’s first edition, in 1771, described California as “a large country of the West Indies”? Encyclopedia Britannica’s
  • What is the first element on the periodic table of elements? Hydrogen
  • Which US state in 1907 was the last to declare Christmas a legal holiday? Oklahoma
  • Which is the only animated Pixar movie to include a live-action piece? WALL-E is the only Pixar film not to be completely animated, featuring a small live-action piece.
  • What breed of dog gets its name from German meaning to splash? The Poodle
  • Who made the Insane Clown Posse famous? Mancow
  • What part of the body does H stand for in the charity AHA? Heart.
  • In the Terminator, Sarah Conner was played by who? Linda Hamilton
  • Who are the four ghosts in Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol? Christmas Past, Christmas Present, Christmas Yet to Come, and Jacob Marley (one point for each correctly named ghost, and a bonus point for all four)
  • Name the actress whose career began at the age of 3, and who went on to star in films such as Contact, Maverick and The Silence of the Lambs? Jodie Foster.
  • Which Empire declared war on Russia in October 1853, suffering a defeat that gave Russia control of the Black Sea? The Ottoman Empire
  • Who was the first feline featured in Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous? Morris the Cat.
  • Who had a huge 70s No 1 with Shadow Dancing? Andy Gibb.
  • What video, the first to cost over $150,000, helped Michael Jackson's Thriller soar? Beat It.
  • Who made the highly rated 1959 jazz album Kind of Blue? Miles Davis
  • Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen’s 1962 hit was called March of the … what? Siamese Children
  • By what title was the Spanish dictator, General Franco, known? El Caudillo
  • What Russian cleric was poisoned, shot and finally drowned on December 30, 1916? Rasputin
  • What do the letters HB stand for on a pencil? Hard Black
  • In which village is Postman Pat set? Greendale
  • In 1297, at which battle did William Wallace defeat the English? Battle of Stirling Bridge
  • Raquel Welch once had a job as a what? Weathergirl
  • Who was president of the U
  • Portuguese-born navigator was the first European to cross the Pacific Ocean? Ferdinand Magellan
  • Magician David Kotkin managed to change his name to what?
  • Name the largest freshwater lake in the world? Lake Superior.
  • Which was the last feature film of screen legend Paul Newman, which was also the highest grossing movie of his career? Cars (2006)
  • Where are the best easy free trivia questions with answers? Trivia Country!
  • What Woody Guthrie song goes "From California to the New York island / From the redwood forest to the Gulf Stream waters" - This Land is Your Land.
  • Where are the three smallest bones in the human body? What are they called? In the middle ear. Collectively called ossicles, the 3 bones are the Malleus (hammer
  • Which of the Wise Men was said to have brought the gift of gold for the baby Jesus? Melchior
  • What is the tallest animal in the world? The giraffe - The average height is around 5 metres (16ft) and the tallest on record stood nearly 6 metres (20 ft) tall
  • Which country sent an Armada to attack Britain in 1588? Spain
  • What Stephen Foster tune encourages racing enthusiasts to "bet on de bay"? Camptown Races.
  • What one reindeer is never mentioned in The Night Before Christmas? Rudolph
  • Elvis Presley recorded what sad song in the fifties? Blue Christmas
  • God's Children, the nation of Israel, roamed the wilderness for 40 years after leaving Egypt
  • In which year was Abraham Lincoln assassinated? 1865
  • In 1933, what was the first film shown in a drive in theatre? Wife Beware
  • In the movie Wayne's World, what was the name of Wayne's 'sidekick'? Garth
  • Which crystalline formations are on cave ceilings; stalagmites or stalactites? Stalactites
  • What tenor received a record 165 curtain calls at a Berlin opera house in 1988 - Luciano Pavarotti.
  • What sweet food made by bees using nectar from flowers? Honey
  • What is the name of the Australian stick or toy that is designed to come back to you when thrown? Boomerang
  • What temperature and pressure is needed to convert graphite into a diamond? 3000 degrees celsius and 100,000 atmospheres. That's 10132500 kPA, at least 20,000 times more pressure than the pressure inside the average bike tire!
  • The cities of Cairo in Egypt and Fez in Morroco are generally accepted to have the oldest of what type of institution in the world? University
  • True or false? Harry Potter’s middle name is James
  • What was the full name of the Barbie Doll? Barbara Millicent Roberts
  • In the classic 60s comedy series what followed the names of Rowan and Martin? Laugh In.
  • How many brothers did Joseph have? 11
  • What date is St Stephen's Day? 26th December
  • Which is the longest river in Africa? The Nile which flows through 11 African countries is more than 6,800km/4,250miles long. The river's mouth is in Egypt where it flows into the Mediterranean Sea.
  • What is the most popular tree topper? Angel
  • Which English philosopher, regarded as one of the most influential of Enlightenment thinkers, was known as the Father of Classical Liberalism? John Locke
  • The first day of which battle was the worst day in the history of the British Army, which suffered 60,000 casualties? Battle of the Somme
  • In India, what is the name of the God with the head of an elephant? Ganesha
  • Where is the Pyrenees? – Between Spain and France
  • What is the most recognizable physical feature of the male lion? Its mane
  • How many pairs of wings does a bee have? 2
  • 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 is the definition of dust? A particle small enough to be carried by air currents
  • What is Sean Connery’s real first name? Thomas
  • What was Jacob’s eldest son called? Rueben
  • True or False
  • How was Billie Jean Moffitt later known in the tennis world? Billie Jean King
  • What colour are Smurfs? Blue
  • What color were the slippers in the original Wizard of Oz? Silver
  • The Golden Bear is awarded at which film festival? Berlin
  • Who made the 1962 hit Monster Mash? Bobby ‘Boris’ Pickett (and the Cryptkickers)
  • Which musical duo had the albums ‘Rockney’ and ‘A Christmas Knees-Up’? Chas ‘n’ Dave
  • Who directed the movies 'Jaws', 'Schindler's List' and 'Jurassic Park'? Stephen Spielberg
  • Who was the first person to see Jesus after his ressurection? Mary Magdelene
  • Visions of what dance in children's heads? Sugarplums
  • What country suffered the worst two earthquakes in history, killing 830,000 in 1556 and 750,000 in 1976? China
  • Which singing voice is the highest pitch? Soprano, tenor or baritone? Soprano is the highest pitch.
  • In which year was the death of Queen Elizabeth I? 1603
  • Johnny Depp plays a famous Scottish playwright in the movie "Finding Neverland". Name that playwright. J. M. Barrie
  • Which is the rarest blood type in humans? AB negative
  • What's the least expensive and most popular fruit? The banana.
  • Who dropped the role of Clouseau before Peter Sellers ran with it? Peter Ustinov
  • In the movie The Santa Clause, who starred as the substitute Santa Claus? Tim Allen
  • Who was the Roman god of sleep? Somnus
  • What happened to the drummer boy's lamb when he played his song for the Baby Jesus? He came back to life
  • How was Billie Jean Moffitt later known in the tennis world? Billie Jean King.
  • Who wrote Patsy Cline’s hit Crazy? Willie Nelson
  • What car did Caractacus Potts drive? Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
  • What was Emile Ford and the Checkmates’ 1959 hit, supposedly the longest ever question in a UK No1 song title?
  • Which kind of bulbs were once exchanged as a form of currency? Tulips.
  • Which rap star lost the battle with Aids? Eazy E
  • True or false – there are 206 bones in an adult human body and 300 bones in an infants body? True
  • In 2013, who resumed his career with his third and fourth albums The 20/20 Experience and The 20/20 Experience – 2 of 2, exploring new soul styles with 1960s and 1970s rock? Justin Timberlake
  • In which year was the death of Queen Elizabeth I? 1603
  • What disgraced vice president's high school yearbook quote read; "An ounce of wit is worth a pound of sorrow"? Spiro Agnew
  • What song was sang by D.J's "band" in "Full House" "The Sign" by Ace Of Base
  • In which decade did people last get the chance to see Halley's Comet? 1980s.
  • Who died last - Desi Arnaz, Lucille Ball, William Frawley or Vivian Vance? Lucille Ball.
  • The Stratocaster is a model of which guitar maker? Fender
  • Which bone in the body is not joined to any other? Hyoid Bone
  • Which capital city has the highest population (as at 2006)? Tokyo (c. 34 million)
  • In horse racing, which triple Crown race is held on Long Island? Belmont
  • What is the name of the layer of air closest to us in the atmosphere? Troposphere
  • The crocodile species is believed to have been around for how long? 2 million years or 200 million years? 200 million years
  • What's the itchy skin condition tinea pedis better known as? Athlete's foot.
  • What band is named after a scuplture in Seattle that hums in the wind - Soundgardem.
  • The Battle of Balaclava is a famous battle in which war? The Crimean
  • What will fall off of the Great Sphinx in 200 years due to pollution and erosion, according to scholar Chikaosa Tanimoto? It's head.
  • How big is the Milky Way? – The Milky Way is actually a giant, as its mass is probably between 750 billion and one trillion solar masses, and its diameter is about 100,000 light years
  • Who did Elton John originally duet with on Don’t Go Breaking My Heart? Kiki Dee
  • What enduring daytime soap featured Kevin Kline, Don Knotts and Susan Sarandon? Search for Tomorrow.
  • What long-running BBC Radio chart show began on the Light Programme in 1955, and later becoming hugely popular when presented by Alan Freeman? Pick of the Pops
  • When Jesus was on the Mount of Transfiguration, who were the Old Testament men who appeared with Him? Moses and Elijah
  • Where are the three smallest bones in the human body? What are they called? In the middle ear
  • Which Wild West legend was born Henry McCarty? Billy the Kid, alias William H Bonney
  • What sport is the winner of the Harry Vardon trophy playing? Golf.
  • In which military campaign did Lewis Halliday and Basil Guy win Victoria Crosses in 1900? The Boxer Rebellion
  • What is the name of the actor who plays the character of Harry Potter in the movie series? Daniel Radcliffe
  • Who sang with Serge Gainsbourg on the hit Je t’aime? Jane Birkin
  • What country suffered the worst two earthquakes in history, killing 830,000 in 1556 and 750,000 in 1976? China
  • Name the most famous nurse of Victorian Times who improved care for wounded soldiers? Florence Nightingale
  • What are the small indentations on a golf ball called? dimples
  • In which year did the demolition of the Berlin Wall begin? 1989
  • Which group comprised John Phillips, Denny Doherty, Cass Elliot, and Michelle Phillips? The Mamas and the Papas
  • Which illness did Mephiboseth suffer from? He was lame
  • Which planet in our Solar System is known for having a ring? Saturn
  • Who has won more Oscars than anybody else? Walt Disney
  • What disease killed thousands of people in Glasgow in 1832? Cholera
  • The loss of Calais was during which queen’s reign? Mary I
  • Who discovered the vaccination against smallpox in 1796? Edward Jenner
  • William Hurt won the best actor Oscar for what 1985 movie? The Kiss of the Spiderwoman
  • The 1956 inaugural Eurovision Song Contest featured Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Italy and which other country? Switzerland
  • What trade union was finally legalized in Poland in 1989? Solidarity
  • What's the lifespan of a human red blood cell? Around 120 days.
  • Bruce Willis played a time travelling criminal in what movie? Twelve Monkeys
  • Where would you find your pinna? It's your outer ear (the bit you see made out of cartilage
  • Which piano-playing singer’s first hit was The Fat Man? Fats
  • There is one in Las Vegas for every how many inhabitants
  • Name the four main characters from the cartoon series ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’
  • How many times is the name of Santa Claus used in The Night Before Christmas? None
  • Who Bumped Michael Jackson Off The #1 Spot In January 1992? Nirvana
  • 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 19th-century president erroneously noted: “The ballot is stronger than the bullet”? Abraham Lincoln
  • How many songs from the Beatles "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" were released as singles - Zero.
  • What were the two sons of Zebadee (one of the disciples called? John and Jacob
  • What big 90's female movie star starred in Bon Jovi's Always video? Keri Russell - aka "Felicity"
  • What is the name of the most famous Christmas ballet? Nutcracker
  • Which tree bears conkers? Horse Chestnut
  • What was the first gift my true love sent on the sixth day of Christmas? Six geese a-laying
  • How far is the moon away from Earth? Around 376 600 km away
  • The cause of what color fever was discovered in 1900? Yellow
  • Which initials did rapper Hammer lose? M C.
  • Which actor is the dad of Jamie Lee Curtis? Tony Curtis.
  • Which Egyptian president ordered the seizure of the Suez Canal in 1956? President Nassar
  • The 1954 movie White Christmas was the first to be made using what new Paramount film format? VistaVision
  • Who commanded the sun and moon to stay still? Joshua
  • What two words are normally pre­printed on gift tags? To, From
  • What color is the M in McDonald's? Yellow.
  • Where did the Olympic Games originate? Greece
  • What explorer of North Carolina never got to finish his "History of the World" while banished to the Tower of London? Sir Walter Raleigh
  • Child star Jimmy Boyd sang which hugely popular 1950's Christmas song, which was initially banned by the Catholic Church in Boston because it supposedly mixed sex and Christmas? I saw Mommy kissing Santa Claus
  • How many pipers piping did my true love give to me? Eleven
  • By what other word are the Motion Picture Academy Awards also known? Oscars.
  • What type of tree did Zaccariah climb? Mulberry-fig tree
  • Who was in prison with Paul in Philippi when they were singing and there was an earthquake? Silas
  • Which English town was a forerunner of the Parks Movement and the first city in Europe to have a street tram system? Birkenhead.
  • Name the world famous gardens situated ten miles outside of London, close to the River Thames. Kew Gardens.
  • In Grease, who rejected the Olivia Newton John role? Marie Osmond
  • Which country had the world's tallest habitable building as at 2006? Taiwan (called Taipei 101, it is 501 metres high with 101 stories. It was formerly called the Taipei World Financial Center, until 2003. The Burj Dubai building in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, surpassed this in 2007, and was subsequently renamed Burj Khalifa on opening in 2010.)
  • What presidential election year saw Republicans dub Democrats the party of "Communism, Corruption and Korea"? :1952
  • Which Swiss psychologist is synonymous with the concepts of intovert and extrovert personalities? Carl Jung
  • What is the Milky Way? – The Milky Way is a spiral galaxy
  • The Battle of Rorke’s Drift in 1879 featured in which war? Zulu War (or Zulu Wars)
  • The live album Beauty and the Beat featured pianist George Shearring and which singer? Peggy Lee
  • In which year was the Wall Street Crash? 1929
  • In A Charlie Brown Christmas, who plays the dusty innkeeper in the Christmas play? Pigpen
  • What is the English title of the carol written in 1818 by Austrian priest Josef Mohr originally called Stille Nacht? Silent Night
  • In which Park was the New York marathon run until 14970? Central Park.
  • Who was the last British monarch of the House of Hanover? Queen Victoria
  • In May 2015, who dressesd up as George Michael to celebrate their 27th birthday and posted the snaps on Twitter? Adele
  • In A Charlie Brown Christmas, how many cents does Lucy charge for her psychi­atric services? 5 cents
  • What talk show hostess gave her guests the fewest opportunities to speak, according to a 1996 MSU survey? Oprah Winfrey.
  • The character Jack Skellington appears in which 1993 Tim Burton film? The Nightmare before Christmas
  • What instrument does Amahl play as he leads the pro­cession in Amahl and the Night Visitors? His reed pipe
  • In It's a Wonderful Life, what part of George's house is always broken? The bannister
  • What galaxy is Earth located in?The Milky Way
  • What record label did the Beatles establish? Apple
  • Peter Ustinov won an Oscar for best supporting actor in what movie in 1960? Spartacus
  • What classical conductor won posthumous Grammy Awards in 1991, 1992, and 1993 - Leonard Bernstein.
  • In which sport might you 'spike' and 'block'? Fencing, volleyball or golf? Volleyball uses techniques called spiking and blocking.
  • Which of Henry VIII’s wives gave birth to Elizabeth I? Anne Boleyn
  • If a carnivore eats meat, what does a frugivore eat? A frugivore is a fruit eater.
  • What’s the lifespan of a human red blood cell? Around 120 days
  • Where would you find your pinna? It’s your outer ear (the bit you see made out of cartilage)
  • Is a shark a fish or a mammal? A fish
  • Who was president of the U
  • What’s the highest recorded surface wind speed? 372km/h! Over Mt Washington, New Hampshire on April 12, 1934
  • Hippophagic society members support Eating what kind of meat? Horsemeat
  • What Southampton junior high school musical was cancelled in 1994 when Shinnecock Indians objected to the " Ug-a-wug" song - Peter Pan.
  • How many of every 10 victims infected by the Ebola virus will die in two days? Nine.
  • What came first? Elias ascension or Enoch’s rapture? Enoch’s rapture
  • St. Nick's beard is like what feature of winter? Snow
  • What is the diameter of Earth? 8,000 miles.
  • Who was the original Foxy Brown? Pam Grier
  • Who plays against the USA in golf’s Walker Cup? Great Britain
  • Which part of a beetle's body is a skeleton? The outside.
  • True or false; your body's temperature rises slightly during digestion? True
  • Who won the Wimbledon singles in 1998 after twice losing in the final? Jana Novotna.
  • How did Greta Gustafson become better known as an actress? Greta Garbo
  • What was Clint Eastwoods first film, made in 1955? Francis in the Navy
  • Who became president after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln? Andrew Johnson
  • What’s the better known name given to the Great Rising of 1381? The Peasants’ Revolt
  • Mary Catherine Collins scored acting success as who? Bo Derek
  • Does the word 'clandestine' mean noisy, secret or colourful? Secret
  • The White Horse FA Cup Final occurred in which year? 1923
  • What colour jersey is worn by the winners of each stage of the Tour De France? Yellow.
  • What is trepanning? An ancient form of medicine which involved making holes in human skull to relieve pressure; don't try at home!
  • In football, where do the Chargers come from? San Diego.
  • Who is the most voluptuous female in Toontown? Jessica Rabbit.
  • What disgraced vice president's high school yearbook quote read; "An ounce of wit is worth a pound of sorrow"? Spiro Agnew
  • For which type of tree was Lebanon well known? Cedar
  • In which South American country is the Atacama desert? Chile
  • What Eastern European city was the last city to be liberated in World War II? Prague
  • Groups of lions are known as what? Prides
  • Bees are found on every continent of earth except for one, which is it? Antarctica
  • Which country is the world’s biggest producer of coffee? Brazil
  • What Harry Callahan line did Ronald Reagan invoke to "tax increasers"? "Go ahead, make my day"
  • Who banned Christmas in England between 1647 and 1660? Oliver Cromwell
  • What rap band is Lisa "Left eye" Lopez from? TLC
  • Nutria is given to the fur of which animal? Coypu
  • Which rap group was totally crossed out? Kris Kross

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