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- Prince William has a degree in which subject?
Answer - Geography
- Macau, a Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is a former colony of which country?
Answer - Portugal
- Which Irish political parties name translates as 'we ourselves'?Answer - Sein Fein
- Tugela falls, the world's second highest waterfall, are located in which country?
Answer - South Africa
- Karl Lienstater discovered which medical breakthrough in 1901?
Answer - ABO Blood Groups
- The Guantanamo Bay detention camp is in which country?
Answer - Cuba
- Bishop Auckland is a market town in whic county?
Answer - County Durham
- What sort of cage is an enclosure used to block electromagnetic fields?
Answer - Faraday cage
- What common term is used for clouds made up of rows of cirrocumulus clouds displaying a pattern similar in appearance to fish scales?
Answer - A mackerel sky
- Which three initials literally means "what was to be shown"?
Answer - Q.E.D. (which is an initialism of the Latin phrase "quod erat demonstrandum")
- Which King of England and Ireland was crowned on 20 February 1547 at the age of nine?
Answer - Edward VI
- What cost 37 pence in 1987?
Answer - A UK dog licence
- Dame Zaha Mohammad Hadid was a major figure in which profession?
Answer - Architecture
- What animal nickname was given to French tennis player and businessman Jean Rene Lacoste?
Answer - The crocodile
- Which group of islands were once called "the Sandwich Islands"?
Answer - Hawaii
- What's the common name in horses for the joints that resembles the human ankle in appearance?
Answer - Fetlock
- Geordie is a 1955 British film starring Bill Travers as a Scotsman who becomes an athlete and competes at the Summer Olympics in which city?
Answer - Melbourne (1956 Olympics)
- The star of 54 feature films, what is the stage name of Leslie Townes?
Answer - Bob Hope
- The Lamborghini logo has a golden image of what sort of animal?
Answer - Bull
- Who hosted The Indoor League, a television pub games competition series aired from 1972 until 1977?
Answer - Fred Trueman
- Which country was the third in the world to develop and test a nuclear weapon?
Answer - Unted Kingdom
- What is produced in a ginnery?
Answer - Cotton
- Who is best known for the 1974 hit "I've Got the Music in Me" and her 1976 duet with Elton John, "Don't Go Breaking My Heart"?
Answer - Kiki Dee
- Which online payments system was established in 1998 under the name Confinity?
Answer - Paypal
- In which month is St Swithin's Day?
Answer - July (15th July)
- Which musical includes the popular song "Send In the Clowns"?
Answer - A Little Night Music
- What is the English translation of Mein Kampf, the 1925 autobiographical manifesto by Adolf Hitler?
Answer - My Struggle, or My Fight
- Citius, Altius, Fortius, is the motto of what?
Answer - The Olympics
- Canned baked beans are made from which type of bean?
Answer - Haricot beans
- Can you name the the man who infamously entered the Queen's bedroom in Buckingham Palace in 1982?
Answer - Michael Fagin
- Which number Apollo mission put the first man on the moon?
Answer - 11 (Apollo 11)
- L. L. Zamenhof is best known as the creator of what?
Answer - Esperanto (a constructed international language)
- Which actor player football manager Brian Clough in The Damned United?
Answer - Michael Sheen
- If a dish is served Florentine what will it contain?
Answer - Spinach
- What is Robert Pershing Wadlow's claim to fame?
Answer - Tallest person in recorded history
- The Van Gogh Museum is in which European city?
Answer - Amsterdam
- In politics, who served as the Labour Party Leader from 1980 to 1983?
Answer - Michael Foot
- What's the first name of astronomer Halley, famous for giving his name to a comet which appears every 76-years?
Answer - Edmond
- "Nessun dorma" is an aria from the final act of which opera?
Answer - Turandot
- The Auld Alliance is an alliance made in 1295 between France and which other country?
Answer - Scotland
- What name is given to the text of an opera?
Answer - Libretto
- Which food product was invented in the 1870s by French chemist Hippolyte Mege-Mouries?
Answer - Margarine
- Haile Selassie was Emperor of which country from 1930 to 1974?
Answer - Eithiopia
- The bristles of camel-hair brushes are traditionally made of which animal's hair?
Answer - Squirrel
- The Duma is an elected semi-representative body in which country?
Answer - Russia (it means "Assembly" in Russian)
- In which English country was Sir Winston Churchill born?
Answer - Oxfordshire
- Name the famous American comic strip created by Jim Davis?
Answer - Garfield
- What instrument do orchestras tune to?
Answer - Oboe
- Which fictional character used a Walther PPK?
Answer - James Bond
- Which fictional character created by A. A. Milne eats watercress sandwiches?
Answer - Roo