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  1. How many vowels are there in the alphabet?
  2. The dingo is a type of wild dog found in which country?
  3. What word starting with the letter 'n' describes an animal that's active during the night and sleeps during the day?
  4. A gendarme is a type of policeman in which country?
  5. What is the largest living cat species in the world?
  6. Which planet is closest to the Sun?

  7. Algeria is the largest country on which continent?
  8. In which year did the Second World War end?
  9. A millennium is a period of how many years?
  10. In the Bible, who was swallowed by a huge whale?
  11. The acorn is the nut of which tree?
  12. Can you name the capital of Russia?
  13. What is the colour of a snooker table cloth?
  14. What instrument is used to measure angles in geometry?
  15. The legendary outlaw Robin Hood lived in which forest?
  16. What is a baby goat called?
  17. What sort of year has an extra day?
  18. Starting with the letter 'p' what name is given to the chemical reaction that takes place inside a plant, producing food for the plant to survive?
  19. Which famous building did Guy Fawkes try to blow up?
  20. Which month of the year has the least number of days?
  21. Can you name the first man to walk on the moon?
  22. Who wrote the book James and the Giant Peach?
  23. In Britain there are three native species of snake, the grass snake and the smooth snake are two of them, can you name the third?
  24. Can you name the worlds longest mountain range which are in South America?
  25. What is the capital city of Northern Ireland?
  26. In a book written by Lewis Carroll where was Alice's adventures?
  27. How many tentacle does an octopus have?
  28. Named after a colour which large island lies just off the south coast of England?
  29. Is a frog an amphibian or reptile?
  30. Niagara Falls flow at the border of the United States and which other country?


  1. Five (A, E, I, O, and U)
  2. Australia
  3. Nocturnal
  4. France
  5. Tiger
  6. Mercury
  7. Africa
  8. 1945
  9. 1,000 years
  10. Jonah
  11. Oak tree
  12. Moscow
  13. Green
  14. Protractor
  15. Sherwood Forest
  16. Kid
  17. A leap year
  18. Photosynphesis
  19. Houses of Parliament
  20. February
  21. Neil Armstrong
  22. Roald Dahl
  23. Adder
  24. The Andes
  25. Belfast

  26. In Wonderland (the book is called Alice's Adventures in Wonderland)
  27. Eight
  28. Isle of Wight
  29. Amphibian
  30. Canada