1. In 1998, Mikka Hakkinen was World Champion in which motor sport ?
2. In 1975, which British silent film legend received a knighthood in his eighties ?
3. Which children’s animated TV character lived ‘in the top left-hand corner of Wales’ ?
4. Orvieto is a light white wine from which country ?
5. Which famous British music festival did Michael Eavis establish ?
6. Which collective name is given to the gaseous elements helium, neon, argon, krypton, xenon and radon ?
7. Which sigh of the zodiac is also known as ‘the virgin’ ?
8. Which American composer’s film soundtrack have included ‘Candyman’, ‘The Hours’ and ‘The Truman Show’ ?
9. What does the Scottish Gaelic word ‘loch’ mean ?
10. Which Jamaican reggae singer was born Orville Richard Burrell in 1968 ?
11. Which classic 1970’s sitcom featured a hard-nosed warder called Mr Mackay ?
12. In British history, how many kings have been called Henry ?
13. From which bird is the name of the American, Colonel Sanders, most closely associated ?
14. In the world of Transport, what do the letters HGV stand for ?
15. Which German general of the Second World War was known as the ‘Desert Fox’ ?
16. Kelly Rowland is a singer in which chart-topping US girl group ?
17. Which dance style, involved jumping up and down on the spot, was popular with 1970’s punk rock fans ?
18. What name is given to the clarified butter used in Indian cooking ?
19. The bird sometimes known as the Yaffle, is usually called the Green ... what ?
20. On TV’s ‘The Apprentice’ which two words does Sir Alan Sugar use to dismiss losing hopefuls ?
21. In 2003, which TV star published a book entitled ‘I Don’t mean to be rude, but ...’ ?
22. Which veteran US singer-songwriter had hits with ‘Walk on the Wild Side’ and ‘Perfect Day’ ?
23. Barley wine is a very strong type of which alcoholic drink ?
24. In the 1968 horror film, ‘Rosemary’s Baby’, which American actress had her first leading role as Rosemary Woodhouse ?
25. With nine victories, which jockey holds the record for most wins in the Epsom Derby ?
26. What is the first name of Prince William’s younger brother ?
27. What name, meaning ‘cherry’ in Germany, is given to the clear distilled liqueur that is often added to fondues ?
28. To ignore or snub snub someone, is to ‘give them the cold ...’ what ?
29. Which Monty Python stage musical is based on the tale of King Arthur and his Knights’ quest for the Holy Grail ?
30. The famous Bodlian Library is the main research library of which university ?
31. Lisa Left Eye Lopes was a member of which US girl group ?
32. Which Grand Slam tennis championship is played at flushing meadows ?
33. Originally distilled in Kentucky, ‘bourbon’ is a name given to a type of which alcoholic spirit ?
34. Raspberry ripple, mint choc chip and rum & raisin are traditional flavours of which frozen dessert ?
35. In Formula 1, which famous motor racing circuit stages the United States Grand Prix ?
36. What name is given to a male alligator ?
37. Balsamic vinegar comes from which European country ?
38. Which 2006 road trip comedy film featured a family taking their daughter to a beauty pageant in their VW bus ?
39. Which comic-book hero did George Reeves play in the 1950’s on TV ?
40. Which army marching tune was used in the film ‘The Bridge on the River Kwai’ ?
41. Ben Elton wrote the lyrics for which Andrew Lloyd Webber musical ?
42. What name is given to the rich, coarse, typically green, felt-like woollen material used to cover a snooker table ?
43. Chekov, Uhura and McCoy were characters in which TV sci-fi show ?
44. The town of Calais is located in which European country ?
45. Which London band had UK chart hits in the late 1970’s with ‘Cool For Cats’ and ‘Up The Junction’ ?
46. How many centimetres are there in one metre ?
47. Who was Oliver Hardy’s on-screen comic partner ?
48. Kim Campbell became the first female prime minister of which country in 1993 ?
49. After which port city in southern France is the French national anthem named ?
50. Which US city, the capital of Tennessee, is regarded as the centre of the country music industry ?
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