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- Founded by author J. M. Barrie in 1890 and active to 1913, what was Allahakbarries?
- Who wrote Magnificent Desolation, the second of two autobiographies?
- In 1816, Harriet Westbrook, the pregnant wife of the poet Percy Shelley, was found drowned in which body of water?
- Dom Mintoff was Prime Minister of which country in the 1950s?
- Whose ashes were fired out of a cannon in 2005 in a ceremony attended by Johnny Depp and Jack Nicholson?
- Which phrase from a Latin poem by Horace is popularly translated as 'Seize the day'?
- Precisely, where would you find Hurst Street £400, and Bickenhill £350?
- Which sportswoman was opening flag bearer for the UK team at the 1984 Summer Olympics?
- Harrison Ford, Walt Disney and Hillary Clinton were all born in the same city - name the city?
- His first name is Edward and his father was the MP for North West Surrey from 1974 to 1997 - who is he?
- Which comedian devised the 1980s television game show Bullseye?
- Dame Shirley Bassey has sung the theme songs to how many James Bond films?
- In 2016, which country was estimated to have approximately 3.5% of the world population?
- Which well-known phrase is believed to have originated with Bill Milliken's 1968 book of the same title?
- An amateur cricket team (notable figures to have played for the side included Rudyard Kipling, H. G. Wells, Arthur Conan Doyle, P. G. Wodehouse)
- Buzz Aldrin
- Hunter S. Thompson
- Carpe Diem
- On a Birmingham monopoly board
- Lucinda Green
- Bear Grylls (British adventurer, writer and TV presenter)
- Norman Vaughan
- Three (Goldfinger (1964), Diamonds Are Forever (1971), and Moonraker (1979))
- Tough Love
Tough Questions II
- How many Olympic gold medals has swimmer Michael Phelps won?
- Which author wrote the books The 48 Laws of Power and The Art of Seduction?
- The Rupert Bear Museum was opened in 2003 in which English city?
- Which island, with capital Charlottetown, is often known as 'Garden of the Gulf'?
- In 1976, Peter Powell's well known product was elected toy of the year by the British Association of Toy Retailers - what was it?
- In which German city was Anne Frank born?
- 'Truth Alone Triumphs' is the motto of which country?
- What was Spike Milligan's real first name?
- Which forest is notable as the site of the Armistice between Germany and The Allies which ended World War I?
- Upon completion in 1884, what became the world's tallest structure for 5 years until the completion of the Eiffel Tower?
- Lafarge is the world's largest cement manufacturer; what is it's brand name in the UK?
- Sanditon is an unfinished novel by which English writer?
- Two British citizens won Nobel Prizes in the years 1907 and 1908, one was born in India and the other in New Zealand; can you name both?
- The Sarah Jane Adventures is a spin-off of which television programme?
- Robert Greene
- Prince Edward Island
- The Peter Powell kite (accept kite)
- The Washington Monument
- Blue Circle
- Jane Austin
- Rudyard Kipling (born in India, Literature, 1907), and Ernest Rutherford (born in New Zealand, Chemistry, 1908)
- Doctor Who
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