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Round 1 - Pot Luck

  1. In which quiz were clues identified by Greek letters, which were replaced by hieroglyphs in series 4?
  2. Who became the first British citizen to perform a spacewalk in 2016?
  3. What were introduced by Chancellor Harold Macmillan on 17 April 1956 as a means of encouraging people to save?
  4. Which athletic shoe and clothing manufacture's logo is called the 'swoosh'?
  5. What rank of nobility comes between Earl and Baron?
  6. What everyday product comes from the Aztec word for 'bitter water'?
  7. When poet David Dunbar stood for parliament in Dumfries in 1857, what expression did he use to describe the town?
  8. Who married Margaret Kempson in 1942 and Margaret Roberts in 1951?
  9. On which social media website would you find 'Larry'?
  10. Which of the following foods were not rationed during the Second World War but rationed afterwards: Bread, Milk, Cheese or Eggs?


  1. Only Connect
  2. Tim Peake
  3. Premium Bonds
  4. Nike
  5. Viscount
  6. Chocolate
  7. Queen of the South
  8. Dennis Thatcher
  9. Twitter (Larry is the name of the blue bird)
  10. Bread

Round 2 - Television

  1. In which television series is Beyonce pregnant with Michael Jackson's baby?
  2. Which television drama series features the trial of Joe Miller and the reopening of the Sandbrook case?
  3. Who sang the theme song to the eighties sitcom A Fine Romance?
  4. What was the last name of Rachel in the American sitcom Friends?
  5. Who helps her comedy partner Mel present The Great British Bake Off?
  6. Phillip Schofield gained his first broadcasting ecperience whilst living with his family in which country?
  7. Ted Danson portrays sheriff Hank Larsson in the second season of which TV show?
  8. In Eastenders, Stacey Slater recenly gave birth to her son, what did she name him?
  9. Which actor played the lead role in the eighties ITV drama The Charmer?
  10. Imelda Staunton is married to which Downton Abbey actor?


  1. Stella
  2. Broadchurch
  3. Judi Dench
  4. Green
  5. Sue Perkins
  6. New Zealand
  7. Fargo
  8. Arthur
  9. Nigel Havers
  10. Jim Carter

Round 3 - Sport

  1. What nationality is Jean Marc Bosman, famous for the 'Bosman ruling' affecting football throughout Europe?
  2. Caitlyn Jenner, won an Olympic gold medal in which event?
  3. Who did Steffi Graf beat to win her first 1990s Wimbledon Singles title?
  4. Which grand prix circuit is only 1.95 miles long?
  5. Who was the first player to be Footballer of the Year in both England and Scotland?
  6. Which city, in 2015, staged The Ultimate Fighting Championship between Ronda Rousey and Holly Holm?
  7. Which British triathlete is the current Olympic champion?
  8. What nationality was motor racing legend 'Juan Fangio'?
  9. With which rugby club did Will Carling play all of his professional career?
  10. Sledging is a term used in which sport to describe insulting or verbally intimidating the opposing player?


  1. Belgian
  2. Decathlon
  3. Gabriela Sabatini
  4. Monaco
  5. Gordon Strachan
  6. Melbourne
  7. Alistair Brownlee
  8. Argentinean
  9. Harlequins
  10. Cricket

Round 4 - Back to School

  1. The sinking of the General Belgrano took place during which conflict?
  2. True or False. The number zero is not an integer?
  3. Who was emperor of Rome at the time of the death of Jesus?
  4. Which play is based on a father's fight to clear his son's name after he is expelled from Naval College for stealing a postal order?
  5. Granite is an example of which of the three main types of rock?
  6. Who composed the music to The William Tell Overture?
  7. What is 25% of 92?
  8. In chemistry, what type of bonding has 'free' electrons?
  9. What number is represented by the French word 'sept'?
  10. Which geological period was named after a South Wales Celtic tribe?


  1. The Falklands War
  2. False
  3. Tiberius
  4. The Winslow Boy
  5. Igneous
  6. (Gioachino) Rossini
  7. 23
  8. Metallic bonding
  9. Seven
  10. Silurian

Round 5 - Famous People

  1. How many times has Madonna been married?
  2. What nationality was Marie Antoinette?
  3. Who married Danielle Bux in 2009 and is often referred to as 'Leicester's favourite son'?
  4. Who was the first poet to be buried in the Poets' Corner of Westminster Abbey?
  5. Martin Luther King was fatally shot in which city?
  6. In 1930, who married archaeologist Max Mallowan, having met him in an archaeological dig?
  7. Who is married to American actress and film producer Jennifer Garner?
  8. Who had had three children: Susanna, and twins Hamnet and Judith?
  9. What was Mrs. Beeton's first name?
  10. Graca Machel was married to who?


  1. Twice
  2. Austrian
  3. Gary Lineker
  4. Geoffrey Chaucer
  5. Memphis
  6. Agatha Christie
  7. Ben Affleck
  8. William Shakespeare
  9. Isabella
  10. Nelson Mandella

Round 6 - Geography

  1. Which US state shares its name with an independent country?
  2. What is the largest island in the world to be named after a person?
  3. Name the longest river in Mexico?
  4. The British Airways i360 is an observation tower being constructed on the seafront of which resort?
  5. The Hiram Bingham train has what famous location as its destination?
  6. Paramaribo is the largest city in which country?
  7. Name Portugal's second largest city?
  8. The Space Needle is an observation tower, landmark, and icon in which American city?
  9. Which city has rhe most skyscrapers in the world?
  10. In which country is Busan the second-largest city?


  1. Georgia
  2. Baffin Island
  3. Rio Grande
  4. Brighton
  5. Machu Picchu
  6. Surinam
  7. Porto or Oporto
  8. Seattle
  9. Hong Kong
  10. South Korea

Round 7 - Music

  1. Which American, known for his outrageous and unpredictable stage antics, is the vocalist of proto-punk band The Stooges?
  2. What is the stage name of Marie McDonald McLaughlin Lawrie?
  3. Who has had top ten singles with 'Can't Rely on You', and 'Only Love Can Hurt Like This'?
  4. Who was the only British female to have three UK and US Top Ten singles in the 1980s?
  5. Kelly Jones is lead singer in which alternative rock band?
  6. Who released the classic 'Ummagumma' album?
  7. Who originally managed Girls Aloud until 2005?
  8. Which band wrote Diana Ross's 'Chain Reaction'?
  9. Which singer-songwriter and actress appeared as the character Mimi Clifton in 'Midsomer Murders'?
  10. Which British musician competed for Thailand in alpine skiing at the 2014 Winter Olympics?


  1. Iggy Pop
  2. Lulu
  3. Paloma Faith
  4. Samantha Fox
  5. The Stereophonics
  6. Pink Floyd
  7. Louis Walsh
  8. Bee Gees
  9. Suzi Quatro
  10. Vanessa-Mae

Round 8 - Food and Drink

  1. What food are you traditionally only supposed to eat when there is an 'r' in the month?
  2. What food dip or spread gets its name from the Arabic word meaning 'chickpeas'?
  3. Traditional Angel cake consists of three layers of sponge of what three different colours?
  4. Which citrus fruit got its name from a major city in North Africa?
  5. Calvados is a French brandy made from which fruit?
  6. Name the famous restaurant in Bray, Berkshire, run by Heston Blumenthal?
  7. Calamari is a culinary name for which seafood?
  8. Aloo gobi is a Pakistani or Indian dish made with potatoes and which other vegetable?(
  9. Brains is a regional brewery founded in which British city?
  10. Which strongly flavoured white fish was, in 2009, renamed 'Colin' by Sainsbury's supermarket in a bid to boost sales as an alternative to cod?


  1. Oysters
  2. Hummus
  3. White, pink and yellow (all three needed for the point)
  4. Tangerines (from Tangiers, Morocco)
  5. Apples
  6. The Fat Duck
  7. Squid
  8. Cauliflower
  9. Cardiff
  10. Pollock