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In early psychology, under a system created by Henry Goddard, individuals with a mental age of between three and seven were classified using what term? Imbecile
Henry Goddard, an early 20th century psychiatrist, coined which now non-PC term for someone with below normal intelligence? Moron
Lewis Terman (January 15, 1877 – December 21, 1956) was a noted name in which field? Psychology (accept Intelligence testing)
Which test of intelligence, initiated in France then revised in the USA, initiated the modern field of intelligence testing and was one of the first examples of an adaptive test? Stanford-Binet test
For the treatment of which condition did Julius Wagner-Jauregg, later a committed Nazi, win the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1927? Syphilis
Edmund Blunden, Rupert Brooke, Robert Graves, D. H. Lawrence, Walter de la Mare, Siegfried Sassoon and John Drinkwater were given what collective name, relating to the title of several of their poetry anthologies? Georgian poets
Which poem has the famous line "If I should die think only this of me/That there's some corner of a foreign field/That's forever England"? Brooke's "The Soldier"
Which poet was wounded in WW1 France, lay unconscious on a stretcher in a converted German station, and was given up for dead, before recovering? Robert Graves
Which WW1 poet died of blood poisoning on a ship in the Aegean? Rupert Brooke
Which WW1 poet was killed on April Fool's Day, 1918? Isaac Rosenberg
Which American rockabilly singer-songwriter wrote the Elvis Presley hit song 'Blue Suede Shoes'? Carl Perkins
Who was the French physician and pathologist who discovered the parasite that causes malaria and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physiology in 1907? Alphonse Laveran
Who played the title character in the 1987 film 'Robocop'? Peter Weller
In 1966, which Englishman became the first Bowls World Champion? David Bryant
Which French Impressionist, best known for his painting 'Family Reunion', was killed in action at Beaune-la-Rolande, Loiret during the Franco-Prussian War? Frederic Bazille
Which spice is obtained from the rhizomes of the curcuma plant? Turmeric
In which modern-day country is Samarkand, the ancient capital of Tamerlane's empire? Uzbekistan
According to Korean legend, who was the grandson of the god of the heavens who founded the kingdom of Gojoseon in 2333BC, thus becoming the first king of the Koreans? Dangun
Which former Irish international rugby union player became Chairman of the Heinz Company in 1973? Tony O'Reilly
Which singer and musician was the driving force behind the first World of Music, Arts and Dance (WOMAD) festival, held in Shepton Mallet in 1982? Peter Gabriel
The largest and most ancient structure in Polynesia, Pulemelei mound, is in which country? Samoa
Mutare is either the third or fourth largest city in which African country? Zimbabwe
Which nation's flag features crossed rifles, a quetzal and a scroll parchment? Guatemala
What nationality was the writer Guillermo Meneses, who wrote "The False Notebook of Narciso Espejo" a groundbreaking Latin American experimental novel? Venezuelan
By some measures Europe's largest national park, which national park covers 13-14% of Iceland? Vatnajokull National Park
Why did the Queen not take the salute at 1955's Trooping the Colour? Rail strike
The Capetian dynasty ruled where from 987 to 1328? France
Who created the French legion d'Honneur? Napoleon Bonaparte
During which war were the famous Incheon landings? Korean War
Lambert Simnel was captured at which battle? Battle of Stoke Field
In 2010, which celebrity chef's flagship restaurant at Claridge's lost its Michelin star? Gordon Ramsey
Grosse fuge, composed in 1826, was by who? Beethoven
Which flat French cake is traditionally eaten at Epiphany? Galette
'Elle' is the star of which musical that opened in ran in the West End 2009-2012, based on a 2001 film? Legally Blonde
What name is given to a Sikh comb? Kanga
Sal Solo was the lead singer of which early 1980s New Wave group? Classix Nouveaux
What is the medical name given to the white part of the eye? Sclera
At which English football stadium was the last ever Cup Winner's Cup final held in 1999? Villa Park
The 2001 film 'A Beautiful Mind', starring Russel Crowe, told the true story of which brilliant but disturbed mathematician? John Nash
Deriving from the Italian for 'murky', and most commonly applied to Spanish painters, what name is given to an atmospheric style of painting using violent contrasts of light and dark? Tenebrism
In which UK soap was the character Tom King murdered on Christmas Day in 2006? Emmerdale
What was the subtitle of the second "Pirates of the Caribbean" film? Dead Man's Chest
Which film beat "Citizen Kane" to the Best Picture Oscar at the 14th Academy Awards ceremony? How Green Was My Valley?
What job does Hugh Grant's character have in the film "Love, Actually"? Prime Minister
What was Kevin Costner's directorial debut? Dances With Wolves
Which cult film features a hitman called Rick Deckard? Blade Runner
In which movie does an FBI agent played by Sandra Bullock become a beauty queen? Miss Congeniality
The 2002 historical drama film "Russian Ark" consists of a single 96-minute Steadicam sequence shot filmed entirely in which building? The Hermitage
Who played the female lead character named 'Baby' by Patrick Swayze, in "Dirty Dancing"? Jennifer Grey
Who played Scrooge in the 1951 film of that name? Alastair Sim
Who was the Incan sun god? Inti
Which 20th-century Russian illustrator and stage designer, inspired by Slavic folklore,was the designer for the 1909 première of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's The Golden Cockerel, but died in the siege of Leningrad and was buried in a collective grave? Ivan Bilibin
Possibly now the site of the town of Orvieto, which Etruscan 'capital' was destroyed by the Romans in 264 BC following an attempted revolt by its slaves? Velzna (Volsinii)
The ancient Greek city of Akragas, now Agrigento, one of the leading cities of Magna Graecia during the golden age of Ancient Greece with population estimates in the range 200,000 - 800,000 before 406 BC, is on which island? Sicily
The Greek creation God of Ophion was what type of creature? Serpent/snake
Who were the parents of the Titans in Greek myth? Gaia and Uranus
The leading classicist painter of the German 19th-century school, who painted Hafiz at the Fountain (1852), and shared his surname with a more famous philosopher? Anselm Feuerbach
In Greek mythology which real-life mountain was the base of Kronos and the Titans during the ten-year war with the Olympian Gods known as the Titanomachy? Mount Othrys
In Greek myth, who castrated his father Uranus? Cronos
In Greek myth, which daughters of Atlas tended a garden with a tree bearing golden apples? Hesperides
In church architecture, what is the space around the altar, including the choir and the sanctuary (sometimes called the presbytery), at the liturgical east end of a traditional Christian church building? Chancel
From the Greek 'weighing of souls', what name means a method of divine determination of fate? Psychostasia/psychostasis
What is an exequy? A funeral rite
What is the alternate name for the monastic order was also called the Order of Saint Bruno? Carthusians
Sometimes known as a triumphal cross, what name is given to a cross or crucifix, especially the large Crucifixion set above the entrance to the chancel of a medieval church? Rood Cross
Which order of monks are also called the Bernardines, or the White Monks? Cistercians
Which ruined abbey lies in a village in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England, in the North York Moors National Park? Byland Abbey
What name is given to a stick or spindle on to which wool or flax is wound for spinning? Distaff
Which beautiful family house lies near Coxwold, North Yorkshire, England, was originally an Augustinian priory? Newburgh Priory
Which 12th century canon's major work was Historia rerum Anglicarum or Historia de rebus anglicis ("History of English Affairs"), a history of England from 1066 to 1198, written in Latin? William of Newburgh
What name was given to a popular revolt in Devon and Cornwall in 1549 led by the Catholic Sir Humphrey Arundell? Prayer Book Rebellion
What name was given to the popular rising in Yorkshire in the autumn of 1536 against Henry VIII's break with the Roman Catholic Church, the Dissolution of the Monasteries and the policies of the King's chief minister, Thomas Cromwell? Pilgrimage of Grace
Who was Archbishop of Canterbury from 1633, during the personal rule of Charles I, but was arrested in 1640, and executed in 1645? William Laud
In which year did Oliver Cromwell die? 1658
"Venetia, Lady Rigby" and 1633's "Henrietta Maria and the dwarf, Sir Jeffrey Hudson" were both by which court painter? Anthony Van Dyck
Robert Keyes, Thomas Bates, Robert Wintour, Christopher Wright, John Grant, Ambrose Rookwood, Sir Everard Digby and Francis Tresham were among the participants in which historical event? Gunpowder Plot
Which South London art gallery was designed by Regency architect Sir John Soane and opened in 1817 - it contains several Baroque paintings? Dulwich Picture Gallery
Who wrote 'Lark Rise to Candleford'? Flora Thompson
Which Scottish sailor was tried and executed for piracy on 23rd May 1701, although some contend he was merely a privateer? William Kidd
Which old English word for a ghost or marsh spirit is used in the Harry Potter world to represent a shape-shifter that takes on the form of its intended victim's worst fear? Boggart
In which American state did Buddy Holly die in a plane crash in 1959? Iowa
Which early 20th Century baseball player, who spent most of his career at the Detroit Tigers, was nicknamed 'The Georgia Peach'? Ty Cobb
In the cartoons, which fictional football team does Postman Pat support? Pencaster United
In the early 20th Century, which hotel in New York was used as the site for the meetings of the literary Round Table, whose members included Dorothy Parker, Alexander Woollcott and Robert Benchley? Algonquin Hotel
The name of which liqueur translates into English from Scots Gaelic as 'the drink that satisfies'? Drambuie
At 926 metres, Lugnaquilla is the highest peak in which mountain range? Wicklow Mountains
Who was the 17th-Century King of Sweden known as 'The Lion of the North' who was killed at the Battle of Lützen? Gustavus Adolphus
What name is given to the wall of a mosque that faces Mecca? Qibla Wall
Which demographer and political economist published the influential 'Essay on the Principle of Population' in 1798? Thomas Malthus
Which singer launched his own record label, Direction Records, in 1969? Bobby Darin
Which medium-sized passerine bird of the family Artamidae native to Australia is sometimes referred to as the piping-crow because of its resounding, metallic cry? Currawong
Between 1919 and 1937, Ralph Greenleaf was the 20 times world champion in which sport? Pool
Bob Dylan won the 2000 Academy Award for Best Original Song for 'Things Have Changed', taken from the soundtrack to which film? The Wonder Boys
Whose album "At Least for Now" won the 2015 Mercury Music Prize? Benjamin Clementine
Whose album "Dead" won the 2014 Mercury Music Prize? Young Fathers
Whose albums to date have included 2012's "An Awesome Wave" and 2014's "This Is All Yours"? Alt-J
At 886m, what is the highest British peak south of Cadair Idris in Snowdonia? Pen Y Fan
Which colourful name, because of the effects on different light wavelengths, is given to the period of twilight early in the dawn each morning and late dusk each evening when the sun is at a significant distance below the horizon? Blue Hour
By what name was the US blues performer Frank Seals (1942-2004) better known? Son Seals
Which subspecies of the grizzly bear was declared extinct in 1924, although it lives on in a state flag and seal? California Grizzly Bear
Most commonly associated with French military and police uniforms, which cap has a flat circular top and a peak, or visor? Kepi
During the 11th century it was dominated by the Ezzonian dynasty, and from 1356–1559 the Wittelsbach line, which post was last held by Maximilien Joseph II in 1803? Elector Palatine
Critobulus and Apollodorus were noted students of which more famous historical figure? Socrates
In which year did Alexander the Great die? 323BCE
In which year did Cleopatra, the lover of Marc Anthony, die? 30BCE
By the shores of which lake did James Joyce write much of "Ulysses"? Lake Zurich
Which German playwright's (1863-1918) first major play, Frühlings Erwachen (Spring Awakening, 1891) caused a scandal as it contained scenes of homoeroticism, male masturbation, sado-masochism, rape and suicide, and references to abortion? Frank Wedekind
Which French dramatist, novelist, essayist, art historian and mystic was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1915? Romain Rolland
Pivotal in Dada, what was founded by Hugo Ball, with his companion Emmy Hennings on February 5, 1916, for artistic and political purposes? Other founding members were Marcel Janco, Richard Huelsenbeck, Tristan Tzara, and Sophie Taeuber-Arp and Jean Arp? Cabaret Voltaire
What pen name was adopted by the Dadaist poet Sami Rosenstock? Tristan Tzara
In the TV series 'Thunderbirds', who piloted Thunderbird 4? Gordon Tracy
In the TV series 'Thunderbirds', what type of vehicle was Thunderbird 4? Submarine
Who directed the Bruce Willis film "The Sixth Sense"? M NIght Shyamalan
Played by Kiefer Sutherland, which character is the hero of the TV series '24'? Jack Bauer
Which film, released in 1988, was an update of 'A Christmas Carol' and starred Bill Murray? Scrooged
Which film director (1927-2011) wrote an autobiography called "A British Picture"? Ken Russell
Who directed the classic movies "The Seventh Seal" and "Cries and Whispers"? Ingmar Bergman
In which century did the original series of Star Trek purportedly take place? 23rd
Who revived his role as 'Alex Cross' for the 2001 film "Along Came A Spider"? Morgan Freeman
Who played the character Denys Finch-Hatton in the film "Out of Africa"? Robert Redford
Who were defeated in the 1838 Battle of Blood River? Zulus
Who replied 'nuts' to a December 1944 call to surrender at the Battle of the Bulge? Brigadier-General McAuliffe
About which battle did Churchill say "we sought to throw a raging lion ashore, what we got was a beached whale'? Battle of Anzio
Which royal was created "Chief Morning Star" by Stormy Creek islands in 1919? Edward VIII (then the Prince of Wales)
Lady Bird Johnson founded a national research centre in the US into what? Wildflowers
Which title did William I inherit aged 8? Duke of Normandy
What was the surname of King Harold, who was killed at the Battle of Hastings? Godwinson
Which battle was fought in 1047 by the combined forces of William, Duke of Normandy (later William I) and King Henry I of France against the forces of several rebel Norman barons, led by Guy of Brionne, the son of Reginald I, Count of Burgundy? Battle of Val-ès-Dunes
What is the administrative capital of Derbyshire? Matlock
Mount Bartle Frere is the highest point in which Australian state? Queensland
For which film did Penelope Cruz win a Best Supporting Actress Oscar in 2008? Vicki Christina Barcelona
What was depicted in the first cinematograph film in 1895? Workers leaving the Lumiere factory
What were the two first names of the Lumiere brothers? August & Louis
Parkesine was an early forerunner of which class of compounds, generally considered the first thermoplastic? Celluloid
Which early movie projector was developed in 1895 by German inventors and filmmakers Max Skladanowsky and his brother Emil Skladanowsky (1866–1945)? Bioscop
Who played Che Guevara in the 2-part film "Che" (2008)? Benicio Del Toro
Who directed the two-part biopic "Che" in 2008? Stephen Soderbergh
Played by Tom Cruise in 'Valkyrie' which German officer tried to assassinate Hitler in July 1944? Baron von Stauffenberg
Plotters against which monarch were called "The Immortal seven" by historian John Dalrymple? James II
At which port did William III (of Orange)'s fleet land on 5th November 1688? Brixham, Devon
In which city was Diego Velazquez born? Seville
Which fictional hard-boiled detective, a black private investigator and World War II veteran living in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles, was created by Walter Mosley? Easy Rawlins
Which fictional detective first appeared in 1964's "From Doon With Death"? Inspector Wexford (by Ruth Rendell)
What was Cy Twombly's real first name? Edwin
Who was Poet Laureate from 1813-43? Robert Southey
What was the traditional payment for the Poet Laureate, until Henry James Pye became the first poet to receive a cash sum too? A tierce of canary wine
Who wrote the 1860 work "Backwards to Britain", that was not published until 1989? Jules Verne
Who wrote "The Dream of Gerontius", set to music by Elgar? Cardinal Newman
What is glazed pottery from Majorca usually called? Majolica
According to TS Eliot which character "always has an alibi, and one or two to spare"? MacAvity the Cat
Which fictional character said "I am but mad north-north-west when the wind is southernly"? Hamlet
Who famously painted Oliver Cromwell "warts and all", thus helping coin the phrase? Peter Lely
What was the first novel in Stephen King's "Dark Tower" series? The Gunslinger
Who created the fictional detective Harry Bosch? Michael Connelly
What is the subtitle, or alternate name, of Shakespeare's "Henry VIII"? All is True
Which English painter (1819-97) killed his father during a mental breakdown in 1845? Richard Dadd
Andy Pandy, originally a TV character, later appeared in 1953 on the front cover of which comic, that lasted until 1969? Robin
Which Shakespeare play begins "In sooth, I know not why I am so sad"? The Merchant of Venice
In which year did Charles Dickens die? 1870
Who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1999 - he died in 2015,but not before he revealed himself to have been a Waffen-SS member in 2006? Gunter Grass
His story appears in Acts - who travelled with Paul the Apostle, undertaking missionary journeys together, and defended Gentile converts against the Judaizers? Barnabas
Named as one of the four main sects of Judaism in the 1st century CE by Josephus, which sect were at various times a political party, a social movement, and a school of thought, and created the basis for modern Rabbinical Judaism? Pharisees
Named as one of the four main sects of Judaism in the 1st century CE by Josephus, which sect denied life after death? Sadducees
Named as one of the four main sects of Judaism in the 1st century CE by Josephus, which sect ascribed all things to God, and taught the immortality of the soul - they are perhaps best known for the Dead Sea Scrolls? Essenes
Named as one of the four main sects of Judaism in the 1st century CE by Josephus, which sect agreed in most aspects with Pharisees, but exceeded them in their willingness to die for God? Zealots
Which Roman Emperor reigned during the destruction of the Second Temple in Jerusalem in 70CE, and introduced a tax on Jews? Vespasian (reigned 69-79CE)
Which early church father, originally from Alexandria, spent the latter part of his life in Caesarea Maritima in Palestine, where he wrote his "Exhortation to Martyrdom"? Origen
Which early Christian, active in Rome from c.140-170 wrote the "Dialogue with Trypho" that purports to be a record of a dialogue with a Jewish sage? Justin Martyr
Which Early Christian, born in Antioch, was made Archbishop of Constantinople in 397, but was later exiled and died in modern Abkhazia, where his tomb is a site of pilgrimage? St John Chrysostom
Which Spanish Jewish physician, poet and philosopher of the 11th-12th centuries wrote the work "The Kuzari"? Judah Halevi
Born in Venice, which Italian-British travel photographer covered the Indian Mutiny of 1857, the Second Opium War in China and Japan in its isolationist Edo period? Felice Beato
What name is given to a sumo wrestler who is ranked in one of the top two professional divisions? Sekitori
What is the top division of the six divisions of professional sumo? Makuuchi
Literally meaning 'horizontal rope' what is the highest rank in professional sumo? Yokozuna
The last major battle in world history where all the armies were under the personal command of their monarchs, which battle of 1859 saw Napoleon III and Victor Emmanuel II's Franco-Sardinian alliance defeat Franz Joseph I's Austrians? Solferino
Which man discovered the photoelastic effect and invented the kaleidoscope? David Brewster
Which early photographer, and caricaturist, was born Gaspard-Felix Tournachon? Nadar
'Fading Away' is probably the most famous work of which early English photographer, who posed scenes as one would a painting? Henry Peach Robinson
Which English photographer (1815-79), not given a camera until her 48th birthday, was reknowned for her expressive portraits? Julia Margaret Cameron
Which compound was once called 'guncotton'? Nitrocellulose
Which pseudomedical 'remedies' consist of Brandy and water - the water supposedly containing traces of flower material - and is named after its founder in the 1930s? Bach Flower Remedies
Which Swiss author wrote several books which make claims about extraterrestrial influences on early human culture, including the best-selling Chariots of the Gods? Erich von Däniken
Which Soviet geneticist was a strong proponent of soft inheritance & rejected Mendelian genetics in favour of pseudoscience - his works were officially approved as natural selection was considered too close to the method of operation of capitalism? (Trofim) Lysenko
Which hymn contains the lines "The rich man in his castle/the poor man at his gate/God made them highly and lowly/and ordered their estate"? All Things Bright And Beautiful
In sociology and psychology, which term refers to the integration of attitudes, values, standards and the opinions of others into one's own identity or sense of self? Internalization
What is the most numerous pet in the world? Cat
In which modern-day country or territory is Jericho located? Palestinian Territories (accept Israel)
Which animal has the scientific name mus musculus? House Mouse
Which inhabitants of the Israeli-Palestinian-Syrian area from 11000-8000BCE invented the sickle and were one of the first peoples to practice agriculture? Natufians
Which geological period from c.12,900 to c.11,700 calendar years ago named after a wildflower saw sharp decline in temperature over most of the northern hemisphere, at the end of the Pleistocene epoch, immediately preceding the current warmer Holocene? Younger Dryas
According to scripture, which was the only day of the year upon which a high priest could enter the room called the 'Holy of Holies' at Solomon's Temple, the room that housed the Ark of the Covenant? Yom Kippur
In which decade was Solomon's original temple in Jerusalem destroyed by the armies of Nebuchadnezzar II? 580sBCE (586BCE)
According to myth, Dido was the elder sister of which King of Tyre? Pygmalion
In 814BCE Dido reputedly founded which city, according to legend? Carthage
Which Christian Byzantine Emperor abolished the ancient Olympic games in 394CE? Theodosius I
At the first ancient Olympic Games there was just one event, a race over about 200m - what was it called? Stadion
Which cook from Elis is the first known winner of an event at the Olympic Games, winning the only event held in 776BCE? Coreobus
Rhea Silvia, the legendary mother of Romulus and Remus was herself supposedly a descendant of which mythological figure? Aeneas
April 21st in which year was the traditional, legendary date of the founding of Rome? 753BCE
According to which poet did the ancient Assyrians "come down like a wolf on the fold"? Byron
What was the name of the satellite that in 1971 became the UK's first artificial satellite in space? Prospero X-3
According to the Bible, Ishmael's mother Hagar was a handmaiden of who? Sarah
Who was British Prime Minister at the time of the Boston Tea Party? Lord North
Which elementary particle was discovered in 1964 by Murray Gell-Mann and George Zweig? Quark
Including the end zones, what is the standard length, in yards, of an American football pitch? 120
Who portrayed Loretta Lynn in the film "A Coal Miner's Daughter"? Sissy Spacek
Paul McCartney produced the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band's only top ten hit 'I'm the Urban Spaceman' using which pseudonym? Apollo C Vermouth
What name is given to igneous rock that solidifies underground, as opposed to being spewed out by volcanos? Intrusive (that spewed out is extrusive)
The Paricutin volcano, that suddenly erupted in 1943, is in which country? Mexico
Most fossils are found in which of the three basic types of rock? Sedimentary
The recipient of the first Best Director Academy Award, Frank Borzage, won his award for which film? Seventh Heaven
Who wrote the book on which the film "Goodbye Mr Chips" was based? James Hilton
Which film star had the real name Gladys Marie Smith? Mary Pickford
For which film did George Arliss win an Academy Award for Best Actor? Disraeli
Frank Capra's second Best Director Oscar was won for which film? Mr Deeds Goes To Town
For which film did Frank Capra win his third and final Best Director Academy Award? You Can't Take It With You
For which 2 one-word titled films did Bette Davis win Best Actress Oscars? Jezebel, Dangerous
Which picture gave Katherine Hepburn her first Academy Award? Morning Glory
The Rockford Peaches featured in which movie? A League of Their Own
For which film did Sean Penn win a Best Actor Academy Award in 2009? Milk
Christopher Pike, played by Jeffrey Hunter, was the first man to pilot which fictional vessel, in its pilot episode? Starship Enterprise
"Give My Regards To Broadway" is a song from which Oscar-winning musical? Yankee Doodle Dandy
Ward Bond played Major Seth Adams in which US TV show of the 1950s and 1960s? Wagon Train
In which film of 1996 did Bill Pullman play the US President? Independence Day
9."I Could Have Danced All Night" is a song from which musical? My Fair Lady
In which children's TV show did Mr McHenry ride a tricycle? The Magic Roundabout
Which 2-character term is used to refer to Coca-Cola's secret formula? 7X
Cleeve Cloud is the highest point in which UK range of hills? Cotswolds
Who succeeded George Washington as US President? John Adams
Who took the famous 1963 picture of Christine Keeler sitting astride an Arne Jacobson chair? Lewis Morley
What was capital of India immediately prior to New Delhi,, the two swapping in 1911? Calcutta
What was capital of Pakistan from 1947 to 1961? Karachi
What is the capital of Turkmenistan? Ashgabat
What is the capital of Uzbekistan? Tashkent
How is Ho Chi Minh City historically known? Saigon
What is the capital of Zambia? Lusaka
What was capital of Uganda until 1962? Entebbe
From 1774 to 1800, when Washington DC became the capital, the US Congress most often met where? Philadelphia
Carrara in Tuscany is famous for which product, used since the time of Ancient Rome? Marble
What is the traditional port city serving Athens? Piraeus
Known locally as ash-Sham, which city is nicknamed 'City of Jasmine' and 'Pearl of the Desert'? Damascus
What is the capital of Zimbabwe? Harare
What is Pakistan's largest city by population? Karachi
What is the most populous city in the southern hemisphere? Sao Paulo
An important novel in notifying the west about African literature, who wrote "Palm-Wine Drunkard" in 1951? Amos Tutuola
Associated with the periods of Enlightenment, Sturm und Drang, and Weimar Classicism, which German philosopher and poet (1744-1803) wrote Treatise on the Origin of Language and endorsed the French Revolution? Johann Gottfried Herder
At the height of his reign, he ruled over a vast territory stretching from the coast of the North and Baltic Seas to the Alps, which man (1121-95) was a member of the Welf dynasty and Duke of Saxony from 1142, and Duke of Bavaria from 1156? Henry the Lion
Being turned away from an Oxbridge library inspired Virginia Woolf to pen which feminist classic? A Room Of One's Own
What name has been given to the relatively short evolutionary event, beginning around 541 million years ago, during which most major animal phyla appeared, as indicated by the fossil record? Cambrian Explosion
The K/T boundary divides which two geological periods? Cretaceous, Tertiary
At which sport did Helen Wills Moody excel in the 1920s and 1930s? Tennis
Which golf major is the only one to be held in the same place annually? US Masters
Churchill Downs is a famous venue in which sport? Horse racing
The Eastern cut-off was a technique formerly employed in which sporting event? High Jump
Which British track and field athlete, born in Guyana in 1928, co-founded the London Marathon? Chris Brasher
Known as the home of Irish Jumps Racing, which racecourse plays host to the annual Irish National Hunt Festival? Punchestown
Which type of sailing boat was designed in 1967 by Jan Herman Linge to build a keelboat for his young son, and named for the Norwegian word for 'youngster'? Yngling
Which very popular class of sailing boat has a hull of 4.19 metres (13 ft 10.5 in) long, with a waterline length of 3.81 m (12.5 ft), and a hull weight of 56.7 kg (130 lb)? Laser
Zac Purchase is a former Olympic champion for GB in which sport? Rowing
Which ex-footballer wrote "The Good, The Bad and the Bubbly"? George Best
What is the last line of the film "Gone With The Wind"? After All, Tomorrow is Another Day
Which actress became The Lady Haden-Guest upon marrying Christopher Guest? Jamie Lee Curtis
Which film's tagline was "Invisible, Silent, Stolen"? The Hunt for Red October
Which iconic director's films include Breathless, My Life to Live, Contempt, and Pierrot le Fou? Jean-Luc Godard
Peter O'Toole was Oscar nominated for which 2006 film? Venus
How many times was Peter O'Toole unsuccessfully nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, a record number without winning? Eight
Who played the character Andy Sipowicz in the TV show "NYPD Blue"? Dennis Franz
Beverly Hills Buntz was a short-lived spinoff of which more successful US TV show? Hill Street Blues
A central figure of the Scottish Enlightenment, what was the real name of Lord Kames? Henry Home
What is the equivalent of a solicitor in Scottish law? A writer
Which river flows into the sea at Whitby? Esk
Where in the UK would one find the "Bell Harry Tower"? Canterbury Cathedral
In which European city is the Museu Frederic Marès? Barcelona
The title created in 1986 for the fourth time, who then became the Earl of Inverness? Prince Andrew
What is the longest river in Northern Ireland? Bann
Sometimes referred to as the Thirteen Years' War, by what name is the war that took place between the Habsburg Monarchy and the Ottoman Empire between 1593 and 1606 better known? The Long War
Which book of the New Testament tells the parable of the Good Samaritan? Luke
The FBI grew out of a force of Special Agents created in 1908 by which American Attorney General? Charles J Bonaparte
In the then deadliest single shooting incident in the history of the United States, thirty two people were shot dead by Cho Seung Hui in April 2007 in what has become known as the Virginia Tech Massacre. In which town in Virginia did the shootings occur? Blacksburg
Who was the British neurosurgeon who wrote the influential book 'Neurynology' in 1843 and introduced the word 'hypnotism' into the English language? James Braid
The partial skull nicknamed Toumaï ("hope of life"), discovered in Chad is one of the few examples of which hominid species dated to 7MYA, possibly very close to the time of the chimpanzee–human divergence? Sahelanthropus tchadensis
With species 'ramidus' and 'kadabba' known to have existed, which extinct hominid, with a name meaning "ground ape", dates from 5.8-4MYA and is thought to have walked on two legs? Ardipithecus
The early hominid 'Lucy', discovered in 1974, is a member of which species? Australopithecus afarensis
Which genus of extinct hominins dating from 2.7 to 1.2MYA had huge jaws and big teeth for eating vegetable matter, and are not thought to be direct ancestors of homo sapiens? Paranthropus
The hominid species nicknamed 'Hobbit' that was discovered in 2003 by a joint Australian-Indonesian team of archaeologists looking for evidence of the original human migration of Homo sapiens from Asia to Australia was found on which Indonesian island? Flores
"Turkana boy", discovered in 1984, is a near-complete skeleton of which extinct chronospecies of the genus Homo that lived in eastern and southern Africa during the early Pleistocene, that is, between 1.9 million and 1.4 million years ago? Homo Ergaster
In human genetics, what nickname has been given to the matrilineal most recent common ancestor (MRCA) of all currently living humans, i.e., the most recent woman from whom all living humans descend in an unbroken line purely through their mothers? Mitochondrial Eve
Named for an Amiens suburb, which archaeological industry of stone tool manufacture characterized by distinctive oval and pear-shaped "hand-axes" associated with early humans, was the dominant technology for the vast majority of human history? Acheulean
Which lake in Indonesia is the site of a massive supervolcanic eruption that occurred 69,000 to 77,000 years ago, and is the largest known explosive eruption on Earth in the last 25 million years? Lake Toba
Which region forms the 'heel' of Italy? Apulia
Who captained the Australian Test cricket team from 1999 to 2004, and was the most capped Test cricket player in history, with 168 appearances, until Sachin Tendulkar of India broke this record in 2010? Steve Waugh
Which former Arsenal footballer was nicknamed "Biggles"? Dennis Bergkamp
The Radcliffe Road End is a feature of which cricket ground? Trent Bridge
Which appropriately named horse cause mayhem at the 1967 Grand National - unseated at the first fence, he veered into the pack at the 23rd and caused a pile-up? Popham Down
How many balls are on the table at the start of a game of the most commonly-played variant of pool? Sixteen
The Maktoum family's private thoroughbred horseracing stable and named in honour of one of the three founding stallions of the modern thoroughbred, which stable began in the early 90s and once boasted Frankie Dettori on its roster of jockeys? Godolphin
What name is given to a stick with a red cloth hanging from it that is used in the final third of a bullfight - it is different to the cape used earlier in the fight? Muleta
What is the literal translation of the word 'matador'? Killer
Which cricketer, as of 2017, holds the record for number of consecutive Test appearances with 153 , played from 1979 to 1994? Allan Border
What is the highest civilian award of the Republic of India, instituted in 1954? Bharat Ratna
Ancient Egypt's Old Kingdom began with which dynasty? Third
Often mentioned as the longest reigning monarch in history, due to a 3rd-century BC account of Ancient Egypt by Manetho, which accords the king a reign of 94 years, the true reign of which 6th dynasty Egyptian king was possibly just 64 years? Pepi II
Which Sumerian king founded the Third Dynasty of Ur and commissioned the first ziggurat, the Great Ziggurat of Ur - the Third Dynasty used counting units of 60, the basis of modern hours and seconds? Ur-Nammu
Which king reunified Egypt at the end of the first intermediate period, thereby starting the Middle Kingdom of Egypt? Mentuhotep II
Although probably legendary, what is the first dynasty in traditional Chinese history? Xia Dynasty
Who was the founder of the probably legendary Xia Chinese Dynasty? Yu the Great
One of two currently undeciphered writing systems used in ancient Greece (Cretan hieroglyphic is the other), what was the primary script used in palace and religious writings of the Minoan civilization? Linear A
Which Egyptian king reigning 1971–1926 BC (Twelfth Dynasty) extended Egypt's borders by campaigning in Nubia and defined the southern border at the Nile's second cataract? Senusret I
Sesostris was the name of a king of ancient Egypt who, according to which ancient author, led a military expedition into parts of Europe? Herodotus
Dating approximately 1600-1046BCE, which is the earliest dynasty of traditional Chinese history supported by archaeological evidence? Shang Dynasty
How did William Burroughs kill his wife? Shooting her whilst drunkenly re-enacting William Tell
Which wife of William Burroughs, and member of the Beat Generation, was killed by Burroughs, supposedly accidentally? Joan Vollmer
Who wrote the autobiography "Yes, I Can" in 1965? Sammy Davis Jr.
Which English poet, novelist and essayist (1909-95) wrote the 1951 memoir "World Within World"? Stephen Spender
Which US actor ((December 9, 1909 – May 7, 2000) wrote the autobiography "The Salad Days"? Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
Which Shakespeare play contains the lines "...My salad days, / When I was green in judgment, cold in blood..."? Antony and Cleopatra
Which 1957 book about the acts of eight US senators was attributed to John F Kennedy, although doubts about his authorship have persisted? Profiles in Courage
Which detective was introduced in Marjery Allingham's "The Crime at Black Dudley"? Campion
The painting "A Woman Bathing in a Stream" features Hendrickje Stoffels, who was the mistress of the painter - who? Rembrandt
In "The Pickwick Papers" Mr Jingle calls which English county "Apples, cherries, hops and women"? Kent
Whose law is "bad money drives out good"? Gresham's
What does the phrase "deja lu" mean? Already read
What is the Russian name for Russian dolls? Matryoshka doll (матрёшка)
In the stories, who put Peter Rabbit's father in a pie? Mrs MacGregor
How is Christy Marne described in the title of a 1907 play by JM Sim? The Playboy of the Western World
Which Shakespeare title character is a son of King Priam? Troilus
Which critic said of Shakespeare "he never had six lines together without a fault2? Samuel Johnson
In which short story does Sherlock Holmes, locked with Moriarty, fall over the Reichenbach Falls? The Final Problem
What is the meaning of the term 'mens rea'? Guilty mind
Who wrote 1863 novel "Sylvia's Lovers"? Elizabeth Gaskell
Whose only philosophical work was ", A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful"? Edmund Burke
Abolished by 1867's Reform Act which form of parliamentary constituency could effectively be controlled by a single person who owned at least half of the "burgage tenements,"? Pocket Borough
The first de facto Governor-General of India from 1773 to 1785, who was accused of corruption and impeached in 1787? Warren Hastings
The Grand Ballon is the highest peak at 1424 m, followed by the Storkenkopf (1366 m) in which French range of mountains or hills? Vosges
A chianti wine must be, by definition, prepared with 80% of which type of grape? Sangiovese
A graph which plots each star on a graph measuring the star's brightness against its temperature (colour) is named for its originators in 1910 - name either. Hertzsprung or Russell
In old money what unit was equal to 21 shillings? One Guinea
Who was the first American author to win the Booker Prize? Paul Beatty
Which Oscar-winning actress appeared in the third and fourth seasons of the British drama Downton Abbey as Martha Levinson, mother to Cora, Countess of Grantham? Shirley MacLaine
Which city of Ancient Egypt now found in the suburb of Ayn Shams (Arabic: "Well of the Sun") at the north-east edge of Cairo? Heliopolis
Who first represented Britain at the 1814-15 Congress of Vienna? Castlereagh
The defenestration of Prague helped to start which war? 30 Years War
Which imperial diet (assembly) of the Holy Roman Empire outlawed support for Martin Luther? Diet of Worms
Which Russian monarch issued the Edict of Emancipation that freed russian serfs? Alexander II
To which penal colony off the South American coast was Alfred Dreyfus sent? Devil's Island
Via which Edict of 1598 did Henry IV of France guarantee the safety of the Huguenots? Edict of Nantes
What was the name given to the French government policy instituted by Louis XIV in 1681 to intimidate Huguenot families into either leaving France or re-converting to Catholicism? Dragonnades
Mazzini's "Young Italy" was founded in which city? Marseilles
The 1812 overture by Tchaikovsky celebrated which historic event? Napoleon being driven back from Moscow
In MI5's files, which politician was codenamed "Henry Worthington"? Harold Wilson
Which river flows through Derby? Derwent
Which river flows through Leicester? Soar
Which river flows through St Albans? Ver
Which river flows through Norwich? Wensum
Which river flows through Ipswich? Nene
What is the state nickname of Georgia? Peach State
What is the state nickname of Delaware? First State or Diamond State
What is the state nickname of Arkansas? Wonder State
What is the state capital of Connecticut? Hartford
What is the state capital of Arkansas? Little Rock
What is the currency of Latvia? Euro
What is the currency of Belarus and Russia? Rouble
What is the currency of Ukraine? Hryvna
Who wrote 1928's 'The Outermost House'? Henry Beston
How is an argument described, technically, if both it is valid and its premises are true? Sound
What is the state capital of California? Sacramento
David Cassidy was a star of which TV family? The Partridge Family
What are the surnames of Chas & Dave? Hodges and Peacock
What were the forenames of The Carpenters? Richard, Karen
In standard form deductive reasoning, a conclusion that is itself a premise for a further conclusion goes by what name? Subconclusion
What is the UK name for the American 'variety meat'? Offal
Which American folk music group, founded by Randy Sparks in 1961, recorded over 20 albums and had several hits, including "Green, Green", "Saturday Night" and "Everybody Loves Saturday Night" , "Today", "Denver", and "This Land Is Your Land"? New Christy Minstrels
Which food manufacturer originated in, and still has its HQ based in, Battle Creek, Michigan? Kellogg's
Which Catholic festival is held on the 2nd November? All Souls Day
Who composed the piano piece "Farewell to Stromness"? Peter Maxwell Davies
Which vegetable is called rutabaga in the USA? Swede
Which finger keys allow a brass instrument to play a complete scale? Valves
In myth, who was Antigone's father? Oedipus
Which Catholic and Orthodox Christian festival is celebrated on the 15th August? The Assumption
Who was Antigone's mother in mythology? Jocasta
In myth, who was Electra's father? Agamemnon
For which 1951 ballet, created by choreographer John Cranko, was Arthur Sullivan's music used? Pineapple Poll
Who had a hit in 1959 with "Lipstick On Your Collar"? Connie Francis
Sarastro & The Queen of The Night both appear in which opera? The Magic Flute
How does Tortilla literally translate? Little cake
Which composer is, unfairly to his reputation perhaps, accused of being intensely jealous of Mozart in the play and film 'Amadeus'? Salieri
Which famous UK conductor (1879-1961) was the son of a producer of pharmaceuticals? Beecham
Which musical features the song "Get Me To The Church On Time"? My Fair Lady
Who was the 16-year old soloist for the premiere of Elgar's Violin Concerto in 1932? Menuhin
What is the most famous alcoholic drink made from the agave plant? Tequila
8 bottles of wine make up which larger bottle size? Methuselah
16 bottles of wine make up which larger bottle size? Balthazar
In the opera, how do both Aida and Radames die? Buried alive
In the opera, which country is the titular heroine, Princess Aida from? Egypt
What drinks comprise a Buck's Fizz? Champagne, Orange juice
What is in a 'Black Velvet' cocktail? Stout, Champagne
Who does Figaro help to arrange the marriage of in 'The Barber of Seville'? Rosina & Almaviva
Which English philosopher contended that all philosophy "consisted of a series of footnotes to Plato"? Alfred North Whitehead
The Enlightenment is a historical phenomenon held to have mainly occurred in which century? Eighteenth
Crickets and katydids belong to which suborder, meaning 'sword-bearer' in Latin? Ensifera
What is the North American name for birds called, in Europe, 'divers'? Loons
Whose unfinished works included "La Vie De Marianne" and "Le Paysan parvenu"? Pierre Caret De Marivaux
Which Enlightenment Frenchman wrote 'The spirit of The Laws'? Montesquieu
In 1767-8, Louis-Antoine de Bougainville sighted the islands of the Tuamotu group and visited which island, which he named 'New Cythera'? Tahiti
Who wrote "Rameua's Nephew" and "The Nun"? Diderot
Who wrote 'Justine, or The Misfortunes of Virtue'? Marquis de Sade
Mount Rainier and Mount St Helens lie in which US mountain range? Cascades
The stimulant 'mirra' used widely in Kenya and Somalia, more commonly goes by what name? Khat
Irenaeus was a 2nd century Bishop of which city? Lyon
Where in Egypt were thousands of papyrus fragments, including Old and New Testament fragments discovered in an ancient rubbish dump, the first being found in 1897? Oxyrhyncus
Which Athenian king began the building of the Parthenon? Pericles
To which Egyptian pharoanic dynasty did the builders of the Giza Pyramids belong? Fourth
To which ancient God was the Temple at Karnak in Egypt dedicated? Amun-Ra
What was the 'ell', that historically existed in English, French and Flemish forms? Unit of measurement
In which century was the Great Pyramid at Giza built? 26th century BC
Which European monarch was stabbed in the year 1757, but not seriously wounded? Louis XV of France
Which Christian theological movement emphasized original sin, human depravity, the necessity of divine grace, and predestination, was prevalent in France and stemmed from the posthumously published work of a Dutch theologian who died in 1638? Jansenism
What name was given to 36 royal civil servants in France under the Old Regime who supervised and enforced the king's will in the provinces and had jurisdiction over three areas: finances, policing and justice? Intendant
Which fashion company makes 'Willow Tote' bags? Mulberry
Who had a UK Number 2 in 2012 with "Don't Wake Me Up"? Chris Brown
Whose first published book was 'Child Whispers'? Enid Blyton
Which painter (1836-1912) was born in Dronrijp, the Netherlands, Belgium, he settled in England in 1870 and spent the rest of his life there? He was famous for painting depictions of Classical antiquity. Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Which fruit, similar in appearance to a pear, comes from a tree that is the sole member of the genus Cydonia? Quince
The Battle of Cowpens took place during which conflict? American Revolutionary War/US War of Independence
Which US painter and poet (1779–1843) pioneered America's Romantic movement of landscape painting? Washington Allston
The Fuga d'Attila relief in St Peter's Basilica was sculpted by which Italian high-Baroque sculptor? Algardi
Who was the reigning monarch of England when the Great Fire of London occurred? Charles II
In the 17th century, marble sculptures were usually preceded by a study in which less expensive material? Terracotta
Which artist wrote 1963's "The Interaction of Color"? Josef Albers
Who is the longest serving PM in British history, although he was called just the 'First Lord Of The Treasury' for the first nine years of that tenure? Robert Walpole
Who composed the music for 'Show Boat'? Jerome Kern
Which 80s band had Allanah Currie as their lead singer? The Thompson Twins
Who composed the music for 'Annie Get Your Gun'? Irving Berlin
The song 'Second Hand Rose' featured in which film of 1968? Funny Girl
What was Buddy Holly's only Number 1 UK single? It Doesn't Matter Anymore
The name of what foodstuff derives from the Quechua word for dried, salted meat? Jerky
Who had a UK Top 10 in 1974 with a cover of "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds"? Elton John
What name is given to the metal strips on the neck of a guitar? Frets
In which city or town was Frederick Delius born? Bradford
Which composer had a musician daughter who for 20 years was joint artistic director of the Aldeburgh Festival? Holst
What is the skullcap worn by the Pope called? Zucchetto
Give a year in the life of Felix Mendelssohn. 1809-47
What is MRM in the food industry? Mechanically Recovered Meat
Who had a 1940s and 1950s comedy backing band called 'The City Slickers'? Spike Jones
What was Tubeway Army's only UK No 1? Are "Friends" Electric?
In Norse myth, what was the home of the Gods? Asgard
With which song did The Mindbenders reach No. 2 in 1966? Groovy Kind of Love
Who had 1969 hits with "Proud Mary" and "Bad Moon Rising"? Creedance Clearwater Revival
How old were Janis Joplin, Kurt Cobain, Jim Morrison and Jimi Hendrix when they died? 27
How old was Freddie Mercury when he died? 45
Haydn's works are catalogued using which letter? H (Hoboken)
Schubert's works are catalogued using which letter? D
What is David Essex's real name? David Cook
Pastrami is traditionally made from which meat? Beef
Who had a UK No. 1 with "Mouldy Old Dough"? Lieutenant Pigeon
Who had UK hits with "Durham Town (The Leavin)" and "The Last Farewell" Roger Whitaker
"The IRS Tapes: Who'll Buy My Memories?" was a 1992 album by who to pay his tax bills? Willie Nelson
In myth, which runner collapsed and died after bringing news from the Battle of Marathon? Pheidippides
Francis Showering created which perry-based drink that launched in 1953? Babycham
Which English singer-songwriter, musician, record producer, director, conductor and former Deputy Chairman of the British Phonographic Industry created The Wombles as a musical act, wrote "Bright Eyes", and discovered Katie Melua? Mike Batt
Dulcamara is a character in which Donizetti opera? The Elixir of Love
The Scottish soup 'partan bree' is mainly flavoured with which seafood? Crab
What is the name of the Colonel who works with Professor Higgins in the musical "My Fair Lady"? Col Pickering
In what type of establishment is Beethoven's Fidelio set? Prison
Which feast day in the Christian church falls on the first Thursday after Trinity Sunday? Corpus Christi
Which US disc jockey is traditionally credited with inventing the term "rock n roll", before his career was brought down by the 'payola' scandal? Alan Freed
Which LA nightclub at 8901 Sunset Boulevard on the Sunset Strip was the launching pad for bands including System of a Down, The Doors, The Byrds, Buffalo Springfield, Steppenwolf, Van Halen, Johnny Rivers, Guns N' Roses, Linkin Park and Mötley Crüe? Whisky a Go Go
Who released the 1987 album "Tunnel of Love"? Bruce Springsteen
What is placed inside a stoup in church? Holy water
Which of the Apostles was the brother of Simon Peter? Andrew
Who was the first female PM in the world to take office? Bandaranaike
Which tanker sunk off the coast of Brittany in 1978, creating an oil spill and environmental disaster? Amoco Cadiz
In 1806-7 which British PM presided over what was known as 'The Ministry Of All The Talents'? William Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville
By what name was a plot to overthrow Henry V in 1415 known? Southampton Plot
Which organisations did the Combination Acts of 1799 & 1800 outlaw? Trade Unions
Kurt Hahn and Lawrence Holt created which movement in 1941? Outward Bound
Which English King's sons became known as 'The Princes In The Tower'? Edward IV
What was the last pitched battle fought on British soil? Sedgemoor
Alec Douglas-Home was British PM between the Octobers of which years? 1963 and 1964
Which former spy wrote 'Spycatcher'? Peter Wright
Which Lord Chancellor of England was beheaded in 1535? Thomas More
Who (died 15 June 1560) was the best-known court jester of Henry VIII of England? Will Somers
Which uprising against Henry VIII demanded an end to the breach with Rome? Pilgrimage of Grace
Who was Queen Elizabeth I's mother? Anne Boleyn
Which 1534 Act of Parliament declared Henry VIII the head of the Church of England? Act of Supremacy
Which Pope failed to annul Henry VIII's marriage to Catherine of Aragon, leading to England's lasting schism with Rome? Clement VII
Which former almoner to King Henry VIII died on his way to trial in 1530? Cardinal Wolsey
By which mistress did Henry VIII sire Henry Fitzroy? Elizabeth Blount
The Tudor ship Mary Rose sank in which body of water? The Solent
In which year did the Tudor ship the Mary Rose sink? 1545
What were the two nicknames given to the former British PM, HH Asquith? Sledgehammer/Squiff
Who wrote 'Utopia' in 1515? Thomas More
What title did HH Asquith, the former British PM, take on elevation to the peerage? Lord Oxford
Between which years was Asquith British Prime Minister? 1908-16
Henry VIII met which French King at the 'Field Of the Cloth Of Gold'? Francis I
Which Anglo-Scots battle took place in 1513? Flodden
Where, unusually, did Asquith 'kiss hands' in order to be formally created British Prime Minister? Biarritz, France
Queen Mary I was the daughter of which of Henry VIII's wives? Catherine of Aragon
In which German forest were 3 Roman legions annihilated in 9AD? Teutoburg
Living 125/4- 40BC, which Ancient Greek advocated a good diet and exercise as key to health? Asclepiades of Bithynia
Who was the second longest-serving UK PM of the 20th Century, after Thatcher? Asquith
Whose apocryphal last words were reputedly "I die a queen, but I would rather be the wife of Culpeper"? Catherine Howard
Who succeeded Asquith as British PM? Lloyd George
Which British PM's final words were "this is not the end of me"? Campbell-Bannerman
Which monarch founded the Order Of The Bath? George I
Which ship features in "The Admirable Crichton"? Bluebell
Who does Nicholas Nickleby marry? Madeleine Bray
Who wrote plays "Salt Of The Earth" and "Teachers"? John Godber
Which playwright's autobiography was "Prick Up Your Ears"? Joe Orton
What distinguishes a campanile from any other type of bell tower? It is not attached
Ambergris comes from which part of a sperm whale? Intestine
Where would you find a shark's 'denticles'? On its skin (they are the outer scales of cartilaginous fish)
If something is 'coprophilous' where does it grow? Dung
Where does a halophytic plant grow? By the sea
Which equinox occurs on or near March 21st? Vernal
Whose album 'Overgrown' won the 2013 Barclaycard Mercury Prize? James Blake
Who wrote the poem 'How They Brought The Good News From Ghent To Aix'? Browning
Burlington, Vermont, is the largest city on which lake? Lake Champlain
Which set of locks between Ontario and Michigan pass around 100 ships a year? Soo Locks
What make of car won the first ever Indianapolis 500 in 1911? Marmon
What type of educational establishment was pioneered by Friedrich Frobel? Kindergarten
What four-letter designation appears on a degree given by Oxford University? Oxon.
In heraldry, what name is given to an animal lying down with its head erect? Couchant
In heraldry, what name is given to a sleeping figure? Dormant
In heraldry, what name is given to a walking animal? Passant
What name is given to the main subject of a heraldic emblem? Charge
What is the name of the background in heraldry? Field
Formerly used in spying, what name was given to a text or an image substantially reduced in size onto a small disc to prevent detection by unintended recipients? Microdots
Gary Powers was shot down whilst piloting which type of spy plane? Lockheed U-2
What is the term for the colour black in heraldry? Sable
Which university awards a Rhodes scholarship? Oxford
What is the full name of the bank usually called the World Bank, in reality the earliest-founded of five entities that together comprise the World Bank Group? International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
What is a rhino's horn actually made of? Keratin
What is the literal translation of 'orangutan' from Malay? Man of the forest
Derived from the word for 'spectacles' in German, what name is given to the layer of transparent, immovable disc-shaped skin or scale covering the eyes of some animals for protection, especially in animals without eyelids (eg snakes)? Brille
What is the correct name for colours in heraldry? Tinctures
Which body in the UK is delegated authority to act on behalf of the Crown in all matters of heraldry, the granting of new coats of arms, genealogical research and the recording of pedigrees? College of Arms
To which continent is the agouti native? South America
What is the origin of the name 'Wendy' in the UK? Peter Pan
What name is given to a traditional feminine dress worn in Austria, South Tyrol and Bavaria, based on the traditional clothing of Alps peasants? Dirndl
In banking, what is BACS? Bank Automated Clearing Services
What term in heraldry refers to a lion, but in a walking position with its head turned to full face? Leopard
What does CHAPS stand for in banking? Clearing House Automated Payment System
Bermuda, Centipede, Monkey and Buffalo are all varieties of what? Grass
Which imperial mass unit is approximately equivalent to 6.35kg? One Stone
What is the common name of the plant sedum spectadile? Ice plant
With whom did Betfair merge in February 2016? Paddy Power
What name, in geometry, is given to two figures or objects with the same shape and size, or if one has the same shape and size as the mirror image of the other? Congruent
How is the shrub genus Ceanothus better known? Californian Lilac
Which highly toxic protein is produced in the seeds of the castor oil plant? Ricin
Patinando, assault and Lamé are terms in which sport? Fencing
'Drowning Girl' is a work by which exponent of Pop Art? Roy Lichtenstein
How was the 1927 New York Yankees line up of Earle Combs, Mark Koenig, Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Bob Meusel, and Tony Lazzeri nicknamed? Murderers' Row
Mount Musala is the highest point in which European country? Bulgaria
Verdi's "A Masked Ball" is about the assassination of which king? Gustav III of Sweden
He has referred to himself as the man who "killed Pluto", which astronomer also discovered the dwarf planets Eris, Haumea, and Makemake? Michael Brown
How many women are depicted in Henri Matisse's famous painting 'Dance '? Five
The Alexiad is a medieval historical and biographical text written circa 1148. What is the best known name of the empire it concerns? Byzantine
Which term for an advisor or counsellor comes from the name of Odysseus' best friend, who guards his house? Mentor
Winning between 2008 and 2015, who was the first footballer to win the European Golden Boot four times? Christiano Ronaldo
The German archaeologist Robert Koldewey excavated which site between 1899 and 1917? Babylon
The Tyrrenhian Sea is named after which peoples? Etruscans
The 2007 movie 'Disturbia' was a remake of which Hitchcock film? Rear Window
Which rock band, originally Earth, changed their name to the English name of the Italian movie ' I tre volti della paura'? Black Sabbath (the Italian actually means 'Three Faces of Fear')
What two-word nickname, inspired by a comic strip poking fun at the Kaiser and his son, was used for the first British prototype tank in WW1? Little Willie
Which counterculture-era phrase was popularized by Timothy Leary in 1967 when he spoke at the Human Be-In, a gathering of 30,000 hippies in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco? Turn on, tune in, drop out
Gershon Legman claimed to have been the inventor of which famous counter-culture phrase in a lecture given at the University of Ohio in 1963? Make love, not war
Which famous tourist attraction was designed by Nicola Salvi and completed by his friend Pietro Bracci? Trevi Fountain
Nicknamed 'The Big House' in which city is the USA's largest stadium, holding 107,061 people - nearly as many as the city itself? Ann Arbor (Michigan Stadium)
Meaning "people's currency" what is China's official currency, of which the Yuan is the currency unit? Renminbi
How is the character Sara Crewe, first seen in a 1905 Frances Hodgson Burnett novel, better known? The Little Princess
Born with the forenames John Birks, who published his autobiography, To Be or Not to Bop, in 1979? Dizzy Gillespie
What was the name of the literary and ideological philosophy, developed by French-speaking African intellectuals, writers and politicians living in 1930s France, as a protest against French colonial rule? Négritude
Aimé Césaire was a poet and author from which island, part of France? Martinique
Léopold Sédar Senghor was a poet who served as the first President of which country? Senegal
Which is the only Scandinavian country that is member of both the EU and NATO? Denmark
What is Stendhal Syndrome caused by? Viewing art
Agrostology, sometimes graminology, is the study of what? Grasses
Which athletics events were held in Athens in 1859, 1870 and 1875 and were considered forerunners of the modern Olympics? Zappas Olympics
What is the largest US city that is a state capital? Phoenix
One of the oldest ballets still performed, and with famous versions choreographed by Filippo Taglioni in 1832 and August Bournonville in 1836, which ballet is named after a mythological spirit of the air? La Sylphide
Gabriel Garcia Marquez dramatized which 1928 massacre of workers at the United Fruit Company in Cienaga, Colombia in his book 'One Hundred Years of Solitude'? Banana Massacre
The Commandaria region, which is famed for dessert wines, is in which country? Cyprus
The Eddington number calculates the number of which subatomic particle in the observable universe? Protons
The comic character Burka Avenger was created, and is popular, in which country? Pakistan
Which US lyricist co-wrote "Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!" with Jule Styne, and won four Academy Awards? Sammy Cahn
Tom Monaghan was the founder, in 1960, of which pizza chain, in Ypsilanti, Michigan? Domino's
Which unit of pressure is equal to one newton per square metre? One Pascal
Karate training is made up of three main sections: kata, kihon and which other, meaning "grappling hands"? Kumite
Which 1974 Francis Ford Coppola movie lost the Best Picture Academy Award to Coppola's own 'the Godfather Part II'? The Conversation
Mawazine ("World Rhythms") is a music festival that takes place annually in which city? Rabat
The Battle of Chawinda in 1965 was the biggest tank battle since WW2 - between which two countries was it fought? Pakistan, India
Miu Miu is an Italian high fashion women's clothing brand that is owned by which luxury fashion house founded in 1913? Prada
William Moulton Marston, the inventor of Wonder Woman, also invented one component of which item used in police investigations? Polygraph/lie detector
In economics, which Latin phrase meaning "all things being equal" is used when exploring the change in one variable whilst others remain constant? Ceteris paribus
Which aristocratic title did Leo Tolstoy hold? Count
'The Last Ship' is a 2014 Broadway musical based on the childhood of which British singer, who gave the same title to a 2013 album? Sting
Who is the only UN secretary-general, as of 2016, to have been his own country's president? Kurt Waldheim
The Turismo Carretera, the oldest motor racing series still active in the world, founded in 1937, takes place in which country? Argentina
Which city in Rajasthan is famed for its annual November camel fair? Pushkar
Philip J. Romano founded which US burger chain in San Antonio, Texas in 1979? Fuddruckers
In which town or city is brewing company Greene King located? Bury St Edmunds
Which Lake District pass leads from Borrowdale to Buttermere? Honiston
Ithaca in New York state is the site of which Ivy League university? Cornell
Where is the Ivy League university, Brown University, based? Providence, Rhode Island
Tahiti lies in which island group, named by Captain James Cook during his first voyage in 1769, supposedly in honour of the sponsor of the first British scientific survey of the islands, but more probably just because they were close to each other? Society Islands
In which gardens in London is the Albert Memorial located? Kensington Gardens
Fishergate Shopping Centre is located in which English city? Preston
Which country uses the international car registration symbol of 'T'? Thailand
Kloten airport serves which city? Zurich
Which daughter of the Emperor Theodosius I was captured by Alaric the Visigoth, married his successor Ataulf, and on his death married Emperor Constantine III, later becoming regent for her son Valentinian? Galla Placidia
Which physician was imprisoned for conspiring with John Wilkes Booth to murder Lincoln? Although pardoned by Andrew Johnson, his conviction was never overturned. Samuel Mudd
Which British painter,(1846-1933) was one of the few female painters to achieve fame for history paintings, especially military battle scenes, including "The Roll Call" and "Scotland Forever!"? Elizabeth Southerden Thompson, Lady Butler
Who was the first person to attempt to assassinate a US President, when he tried to shoot Andrew Jackson in January 1835? Richard Lawrence
Which figure of the Old US West, best known as a frontier lawman, in later life became a sports editor and columnist for the New York Mining Telegraph? William Barclay "Bat" Masterson
Claiming to be the Avatar (god in human form) which Indian spiritual master (1894-1969) stayed silent from 1925 until his death, communicating only in hand gestures? Meher Baba
Which museum in Barnard Castle, County Durham features the Silver Swan automaton? Bowes museum
Once engaged to Napoleon Bonaparte, what was the family name of the woman who married Jean Bernadotte, becoming Queen of Sweden in 1818? (Desiree) Clary
Who led Spanish forces against Britain in the US War of Independence, defeating them at the Siege of Pensacola? Bernardo de Galvez
Who was the first person to be awarded honorary US citizenship? Winston Churchill (1963)
What was Charles Dickens' third published book? Nicholas Nickleby
Who in a theatre is the ASM? Assistant Stage Manager
Robert Burns' "Scots Wha Hae" is an imaginary speech by who? Robert The Bruce
In which Kipling play are cricketers called 'flannelled fools'? The Islanders
Which Jeffrey Williams creation is the schoolboy hero of "Down With School" and "How To Be Top"? Nigel Molesworth
What is the only way of viewing Andy Warhol's "Gem" works? Using UV light
Which actress was famously and controversially photographed naked aged 10 by Garry Gross? Brooke Shields
Who painted "Hope" (1886)? Georg Frederic Watts
Who painted "Omnibus Life In London"? (1859) Egley
Which dynasty gave its name to the modern word 'Korea'? Goryeo
Who won the Booker Prize in both 2009 and 2012? Hilary Mantel (Wolf Hall & Bring Up The Bodies)
Which fictional state features in Joseph Conrad's novel "Nostromo"? Costaguana
Who wrote the novel "The Golden Bowl"? Henry James
Frederick Rolfe wrote under what pseudonym? Baron Colvo
Lambert Stretner is the lead character in which classic novel? The Ambassadors by Henry James
Which yacht features prominently in "The Riddle Of The Sands"? Dulcibella
Whose 1902 novel was "The Immoralist"? Gide
John Bratby founded which art school? Kitchen sink realism
Aubrey Beardsley was important in which art movement? Art Nouveau
Arp, Tzara and Duchamp were involved in which art movement? Dada
Which Indian state was created in 2014, when it was separated from Andhra Pradesh? Telangana
Which Indian state was created in 2010, from the Eastern part of Madhya Pradesh - its capital is Naya Raipur? Chhattisgarh
Which Indian state, with a capital at Ranchi, was created from Bihar in 2010? Jharkand
Its proximity to Beijing, the capital of China (PRC), makes it one of the busiest seaways in the world - what is the name of the innermost gulf of the Yellow Sea and Korea Bay on the coast of Northeastern and North China? Bohai Sea
Which Chinese province literally means means "West of the Mountains", a reference to the province's location west of the Taihang Mountains? Shanxi
Which Union Territory, formerly known as the Minicoy, and Aminidivi Islands, is a group of islands in the Laccadive Sea, 200 to 440 kilometres (120 to 270 mi) off the south western coast of India? Lakshadweep
In geology, what name is given to a layer of sedimentary rock or soil with internally consistent characteristics that distinguish it from other layers? Stratum
Plathyrrhini and Catarrhini are the two subdivisions of which group of animals? Simians (monkeys and apes)
Believed to have been the ancestor of man about 60 million years ago, which group of primates includes all living and extinct strepsirrhines (lemurs, lorisoids, and adapiforms)? Prosimians
Which biological term refers to refers to the phase when the female is sexually receptive ("in heat")? Oestrus
Which extinct member of the Pleistocene megafauna (Coelodonta antiquitatis) was once common in Europe, and featured two horns on its skull? Woolly rhinoceros
Where in Kent in 1935 were two skull fragments found - the oldest human fossils discovered anywhere in the UK, until the 1994 and 1995 discoveries of 500,000-year-old human leg bones and teeth at Boxgrove? Swanscombe
Which extinct species of the genus Homo that lived in Africa, Europe and western Asia between 600,000 and 200,000 years ago may have been the first to bury its dead? Homo heidelbergensis
Named after a Russian hermit who lived in the cave where it was first found in the 18th century, which extinct hominin has been shown to be genetically distinct from the mtDNAs of Neanderthals and modern humans, and lived c.50,000ya? Denisovian
Which sea lies in the centre of Indonesia's Maluku islands? Banda sea
The extinct Procoptodon was the largest of which type of animal known to have existed? Kangaroo
Meaning 'gold mountain' in Mongolian, which mountain range lies in Central and East Asia, where Russia, China, Mongolia, and Kazakhstan come together? Altai
The world's tenth longest, which river forms the border between the Russian Far East and Northeastern China (Inner Manchuria)? River Amur
Which mountain range in the central Sahara, southern Algeria, along the Tropic of Cancer, have a highest point at Mt Tahat? Hoggar Mountains
Sometimes added to the Palaeo-, Meso- and Neolithic, which mooted period in the development of human technology, preceding the Bronze Age, occurred when copper was worked, but before it was discovered that adding tin to copper formed the harder bronze? Chalcolithic
Responsible for the 'Wall of Light' series, which Irish artist (b. 1945) was twice Turner Prize nominated, in 1989 and 1993? Sean Scully
Which Irish artist, born in Cork in 1956, is known for her use of cow's udders to represent themes of sexuality, and for the installation 'Ghost Ship'? Dorothy Cross
Deriving from the Latin term for "island", which style of art was produced in the post-Roman history of Ireland and Britain and mainly takes its style from Irish monasticism? Insular art
In which Dublin prison were the leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising imprisoned and executed by the British? Kilmainham Gaol
In which city would you find the Chester Beatty library? Dublin
In which city was the sculptor Jacob Epstein born? New York City
The most prolific of the official artists sent by Britain to the Western Front, which Irish portraitist painted "The Refugee", "A Peace Conference at the Quai d'Orsay" and "The Signing of Peace in the Hall of Mirrors"? William Orpen
One of the Fauves, what nationality was painter Kees Van Dongen? Dutch
The 'port' of Dublin, what was the name of Dún Laoghaire when it was under British rule? Kingstown
Which Dublin railway station serves destinations south and west of the city? Heuston
In the cartoon, who was Little Orphan Annie's dog? Sandy
Who drew the cartoon 'Lil Abner'? Al Capp
Minneapolis lies on the banks of which river? Mississippi
Located in the Marais district, what is the oldest planned square in Paris? Place des Vosges
Which is Paris's largest public square? Place de la Concorde
Where is the University Boat Race said to end, just downstream of Chiswick bridge? Mortlake (it runs from Putney to Mortlake)
The University Boatrace passes under which two bridges? Hammersmith Bridge and Barnes Bridge
Common in London in the days before street lighting. what name was given to boys who carried a flaming torch to light the way for pedestrians at night? Link-boys
640-650 people drowned on the Thames in 1878 when the steamboat SS Princess Alice collided with which enormous collier? Bywell Castle
What is scotopic vision? Night (or low light level) vision
Which Irish author wrote 'Beatsploitation' in 2013 about Irish racism and 2016's 'Citizens' about the Easter Rising? Kevin Curran
Who wrote the classic vampire novel 'Camilla'? Sheridan Le Fanu
Who was the first honorary citizen of Ireland in 1957 - a library in Dublin is named after him? Chester Beatty
Which Roman Emperor had an arch constructed located on the Via Sacra, Rome, after his death by his younger brother Domitian? Titus
Which Irish revolutionary figure, one of the founding members of the United Irishmen, is regarded as the father of Irish republicanism and leader of the 1798 Irish Rebellion? Wolfe Tone
Which Irish teacher, barrister, poet, writer, nationalist and political activist was one of the leaders of the Easter Rising in 1916 and wrote poem "The Mother", "The Fool" and "The Wayfarer"? Patrick Pearse
Which dark style of beer was developed in London from well-hopped beers made from brown malt? Porter
Guinness is what type of beer? Stout
Fuggles, Goldings and Target are English varieties of what? Hops
How is the Liffey Bridge in Dublin better known? Ha'penny Bridge
How is the character Patricia Reichardt better known in the cartoon strip 'Peanuts'? Peppermint Patty
Which Agatha Christie novel is part-set on an Egyptian boat? Death On The Nile
Which Shakespeare play's title actually starts "The most excellent and lamentable tragedy of..."? Romeo and Juliet
Queen Victoria, in fiction, gave an emerald tiepin to which contemporary fictional character? Sherlock Holmes
What was Roald Dahl's first children's book? The Gremlins
Whose treasure is the subject of Treasure Island's map? Captain Flint
Who wrote "The Phantom Of The Opera"? Gaston Leroux
Who wrote the novels "Rich Man, Poor Man" and "The Young Lions"? Irwin Shaw
Which musical was based on children's books by PL Travers? Mary Poppins
Where was the Bauhaus movement based immediately after Weimar? Dessau
From the Italian for 'ledge', what general name is any horizontal decorative moulding that crowns a building or furniture element? Cornice
Which spiral, scroll-like ornament formed the basis of the Ionic order? Volute
What name is given to the intersection of arch points? Groin
What name is given to the stonework elements that support the glass in a Gothic window? Tracery
What name is given to an altarpiece with two panels? Diptych
What name is given to a thin layer that variously forms on the surface of stone; on copper, bronze and similar metals; or on wooden furniture, through age and exposure? Patina
What implement does a painter rest his brush hand on while painting? Maulstick
Gustave Courbet was a leading exponent of which art movement? Realism
Sonia and Robert Delaunay pioneered which art movement? Orphism
How was painter Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola better known? Parmagianino
Which style of Italian art emerged in the later years of the High Renaissance and exaggerated qualities of proportion, balance, and ideal beauty, often resulting in compositions that are asymmetrical or unnaturally elegant? Mannerism
Which place in the Finistère department of Brittany gave its name to an 1890s art movement? Pont-Aven
Kandinsky was involved in which 1911-14 Munich art movement? Der Blaue Reiter
Who designed Florence's baptistery doors? Ghiberti
Which artist (1632-75) once had his paintings held by a baker because of unpaid bills? Vermeer
Which artist designed the stage for the ballet 'Parade'? Picasso
Which Impressionist, born 1841 at Limoges, painted by strapping his paintbrush to his hand? Renoir
Of what did the artist Titian die? Plague
The artist born Antonio di Puccio, (c. 1395 – c. 1455), an important fresco painter and medallist, was named after his birth city - what was it? Pisa (Pisanello)
How was the Italian Renaissance painter born Pietro Vannucci (c. 1446/1452 – 1523)? Perugino
In which town or city are rugby union team Ospreys based? Swansea
How many periods are there in an ice hockey game? Three
Which quarterback won the Superbowl MVP three times in the 1980s? Joe Montana
Who is the murder victim in the game of 'Cluedo'? Dr Black
What was the first municipal golf course to host the US Open, in 2002? Bethpage
A 'kong' is a block performed in which sport? Volleyball
Which English professional cricketer who played for Surrey from 1905 to 1934 and for England in 61 Test matches between 1908 and 1930 scored 199 centuries in his first-class career? Jack Hobbs
In which country was boxer Joe Bugner born? Hungary
Abner Doubleday has been - incorrectly - credited with inventing which sport in popular legend? Baseball
Who completed the junior tennis Grand Slam in 1983? Stefan Edberg
The 'brill bend' is a technique used in which sporting event? High jump
For which Buenos Aires based team did Diego Maradona make his professional debut? Argentinos Juniors
To which club did Dennis Violet go, when he left Manchester United in 1962? Stoke City
Wayne Rooney scored his first international goal against which country? Macedonia
How many pockets are there on a European roulette wheel? 37
How many pockets are there on a US roulette wheel? 38
In bridge, or golf, what is an 'NPC'? Non-playing captain
What is the women's equivalent of the Ryder Cup in golf? Solheim Cup
Which rugby union player was the first-choice Australian fly-half from 1997 to 2007, playing in the 1999, 2003 and 2007 Rugby World Cups - he kicked a 48-yard drop goal in the 1999 semi-final? Stephen Larkham
Emmitt Smith is a hall of famer in which sport? American Football
How many times did Paula Radcliffe win the London marathon? Three
At which Olympic Games did the brothers Michael and Leon Spinks each win gold in boxing? 1976 (Montreal)
Twenty-nine countries, mostly African, boycotted the 1976 Olympic Games when the International Olympic Committee (IOC) refused to ban which nation, after their national rugby union team had toured South Africa earlier in the year? New Zealand
Which jockey wrote the 1986 and 1994 Grand Nationals? Richard Dunwoody
Which horse won the 1986 Grand National? West Tip
Which horse won the 1994 Grand National? Minnehoma
Which Australian cricketer, his nation's captain from 1971 to 1975, was infamously punched by Ian Botham in a 1977 bar brawl? Ian Chappell
What age are all horses that compete in the Derby? Three
What is the surname of the two unrelated footballers who, between them, gained 362 caps for Egypt? Hassan (Ahmed and Hossam)
Who was the first footballer to gain 100 caps for Scotland? Kenny Dalglish
Who was the first male British tennis player to reach a tennis Grand Slam final in the open era? John Lloyd
In tennis, the "open era" began in which year, when the Grand Slam tournaments agreed to allow professional players to compete with amateurs? 1968
Who was snooker world champion every year from 1964 to 1968? John Pulman
Which venue hosted England's greyhound derby every year since 1985 until 2016? Wimbledon Stadium
In 2017, the English Greyhound Derby moved to a venue in which town or city? Towcester
Bob Nudd was a 4-time world champion at what sport? (freshwater) Angling
How long does an American football game last, excluding stoppages and breaks? One hour
What award is given to the MVP in the NFL over a season? Jim Thorpe Trophy
Who was the first black footballer to represent England? Viv Anderson
Which team successfully defended the football European Cup in 1990? (AC) Milan
What name was given to the post-WW2 economic aid plan for Europe from the USA? Marshall Plan
In contrast to the Bolsheviks, which Russian group were 'minority men'? Mensheviks
The New JEWEL Movement (NJM) was a Marxist-Leninist vanguard party in which nation? Grenada
By wearing broom in his hat, which man (24 August 1113 – 7 September 1151) helped name the Plantagenets? Geoffrey of Anjou (Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou)
Where was the first summit between Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev, held on November 19 and 20, 1985? Geneva
Who were the two wives of Henry I of England? Matilda (of Scotland) and Adeliza (of Louvain)
At which battle, fought 28 September 1106, did Henry I defeat his brother Robert? Tinchebray
Which son of Henry I drowned in the White Ship disaster? William (Adelin)
Who was the only surviving child of Henry I? Matilda
Where is King Stephen of England buried? Faversham Abbey
The Nur Mountains, in ancient times the Amanus, are in which country? Turkey
Which southwest-northeast-trending mountain range forms the majority of the border between Syria and Lebanon? Anti-Lebanon Mountains
In ancient times, the chief river of the Levant region, which river flows through Homs? Orontes River
The success of ancient Neolithic city Çatalhöyük may have been based on which naturally occurring volcanic glass? Obsidian
Which prehistoric period, which lasted between about 6100 BCE and 5100 BCE, was for a millennium the dominant culture in Mesopotamia? Halaf culture
Tintamarre is the largest island in which French overseas collectivity that came into being in February 2007? Saint Martin
What event of 1945 connects the films 'Der Hund von Baskerville' and 'Der Mann, der Sherlock Holmes war'? Only films found in Hitler's bunker
Which boxer defeated Jake Kilrain in 1889 in the last ever world heavyweight championship prizefight decided with bare knuckles under London Prize Ring rules? John L Sullivan
Which prehistoric period of Mesopotamia followed the Halaf period? Ubaid period
In April 2007, Laurent Deutsch starred in a French film that told the story of which fabulist and poet, born in 1621? Jean de la Fontaine
Inaugurated in March 2007, the LGV Est, an extension to the French high-speed TGV network, links Paris with which city? Strasbourg
Which English bishop, who was born in Beverley in Yorkshire, was appointed Bishop of Rochester in 1504 at the insistence of Henry VII only to be executed in 1535? He was canonized in 1935 by Pope Pius XI along with Thomas More. John Fisher
In Greek mythology, which Spartan king was the father of Castor and Pollox? Tyndareus
In which African country would you find the Mountains of the Moon? Uganda
The current King of Spain and the current Grand Duke of Luxembourg are, through the Bourbon branch, both members of which dynasty, named after the King of France who reigned from 987AD until 996AD? Capetian Dynasty
Which American city is served by Metropolitan Airport? Detroit
Which Scottish soldier and nobleman led the government army that defeated the Jacobites at the Battle of Sheriffmuir in 1715? John Campbell, Duke of Argyll
First published in 1852, ‘Émaux et camées’ is a collection of 37 poems considered to represent the greatest work of which French author? Theophile Gautier
Who was the English sea captain and Arctic explorer who, along with his entire crew, disappeared whilst attempting to navigate the Northwest Passage in 1847? John Franklin
Designed by Norman Foster and Michel Virlogeux, the Millau Viaduct, the tallest vehicular bridge in the world, spans which river, a tributary of the Garonne? Tarn
Which French writer published the Surrealist Manifesto in 1924? Andre Breton
Which Hungarian city earned the nickname of ‘Calvinist Rome’ during the 16th Century because it was one of the first cities to embrace the Protestant Reformation? Debrecen
The carcajou is an alternative name for which mammal? Wolverine
In 'The Pickwick Papers', what is the name of Mr Pickwick's landlady who sues him for breach of promise to marry her? Mrs Bardell
Aged 88 at the time of his resignation, who is the oldest Head of State in French history? Philippe Petain
What name is given to the unit of pressure equal to 60 millimetres of mercury? Atmosphere
Which Cuban-born Italian novelist wrote 'Invisible Cities' and 'The Castle of Crossed Destinies'? Italo Calvino
Which treaty of 843AD created the kingdom of Francia Occidentalis and represents only the legal founding of the state of France? Treaty of Verdun
What was the full name of the American poet and novelist known primarily by her initials H.D.? Hilda Doolittle
What is the name of the town in French Guiana, home to the Guiana Space Centre, from which the European Space Agency and CNES launch their satellites? Kourou
Britain fought Denmark-Norway in which war, during the Napoleonic Wars, that lasted from 1807 until ended by the Treaty of Kiel in 1814? Gunboat Wars
According to Greek mythology, who sacrificed his son Pelops and served up his flesh at a banquet for the Gods? Tantalus
Which three European countries are the only countries in the world in which a Uralic language is spoken by the majority of the population? Estonia, Finland, Hungary
The Avesta is the sacred book of which Asian religion? Zoroastrianism
Which two Danish authors shared the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1917? Henrik Pontoppidan & Karl Gjllerup (aka Epigonos)
Born in Elston Hall near Newark-on Trent in 1731, which naturalist and poet wrote the important scientific work 'Zoönomia'? Erasmus Darwin
The Kings of Italy from 1861 until the end of World War II belonged to which royal house? Savoy
Who became the first President of Finland in 1919? Stahlberg
Which city did Astana replace as capital of Kazakhstan in 1998? Almaty
Named in part after a German river, what was the codename of Nazi Germany’s invasion of Denmark and Norway on 9th April 1940, during which the Danish military offered just two hours of resistance before surrendering? Operation Weserubung
The Treaty of Teschen, signed in 1779, officially ended which war? War of the Bavarian Succession
Petrozavodsk is the capital of which Republic and federal subject of the Russian Federation? Karelia
Formed in 1991 by vocalist Ville Valo, guitarist Mikko Lindström, and bassist Mikko Paananen, which group, whose albums include ‘Love Metal’ and ‘Gold Light’, are the only Finnish band ever to go Gold in the USA? Him
Located in Copenhagen, what is the name of the winter home of the Danish royal family? Amalienborg Plaace
Which pseudonym was used by the Danish Baroness Karen Blixen when she wrote her autobiographical book 'Out of Africa'? Isaak Dinesen
Which English scientist discovered the Law of Partial Pressures in 1801? John Dalton
Which European capital city was known as Reval until 1918? Tallinn
Italy is separated into political areas known as regions; how many regions are there? 20
Which English Civil War General later led the English forces at the Sieges of Limerick and was made Lord Deputy of Ireland by Oliver Cromwell in 1650? Henry Ireton
Also known as Christiansø, Denmark’s most easterly point lies on which archipelago in the Baltic Sea, home to just 95 permanent residents? Ertholmene
Who was the tenant of the serial killer John Christie who was hanged for supposedly killing his own wife and child? Timothy Evans
Opened in October 2006, 'Óðamansgarði' (or 'The Madman´s Garden') is the first opera ever to be performed in which language? Faroese
Which Panamanian boxer was known as 'Manos de Piedra', or 'Hands of Stone'? Roberto Duran
In 1969, Denmark became the first country to officially legalise what? Pornography
The name of which dinosaur means 'Swift Thief' in Latin? Velociraptor
Which English poet, as a young man, fought with Sir Walter Raleigh against the Spanish at Cadiz and the Azores? John Donne
Also known as Finnish baseball, which is the national sport of Finland? Pesapallo
In which prison was Adolf Hitler incarcerated in 1924? Landsberg
The Danish companies Lundbeck and Novo Nordisk are both involved in which industry? Pharmaceuticals
Opened in 1988, the Essen Opera House was designed by, and is named after, which architect? Alvar Aalto
The St. George’s Night Uprising is the name given to a series of rebellions that took place between 1343 and 1345 against the primarily German rulers of which European country? Estonia
Which dramatist's first play was 'Catalina', published in 1850? Henrik Ibsen
In December 2006, which Danish American footballer became the all-time leading scorer in the history of the National Football League? Morten Andersen
Which poet wrote the sonnet 'The New Colossus' that was inscribed at the base of the Statue of Liberty? Emma Lazarus
Who is the only actor ever to have played three different American Presidents in three different films? Ironically, he won his first Oscar while playing a non-Presidential role in the 1976 film 'All the President's Men' Jason Robards
Which one of the flying Finns won four gold medals at the 1924 Olympic Games in Paris, including the 10,000 metres and the 3000 metres steeplechase and followed that with a gold medal for the 5000 metres at the 1928 Olympics in Amsterdam? Ville Ritola
Inspired by the European masters such as Claude Lorrain and John Constable, Thomas Cole is acknowledged as the founder of which artistic movement, also associated with Frederic Church and Sanford Robinson Gifford? Hudson River School
Which American Old West outlaw, who boasted that he had killed more than forty men, was himself shot dead by the El Paso lawman John Selman in 1895? John Wesley Harding
In which building is Jonathan Swift's tomb? St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin
By what forename was Jonathan Swift's companion Esther Johnson better known? Stella
Which US dessert is named after a fruit from the islands off the southern tip of Florida? Key Lime Pie
Which song was a hit for both Johnny Burnette in 1961 and Ringo Starr in 1974? You're Sixteen
Scarpia is a character in which opera? Tosca
What one word name is given to a reed organ - an organ that generates sound as air flows past a vibrating piece of thin metal in a frame? Harmonium
What is the English translation of the Greek names of the Three Graces? Splendour, Mirth, Good Cheer
Camembert cheese is traditionally made in which French region? Normandy
What is the girls' equivalent of a bar mitzvah? Bat mitzvah
Agar-agar is used as a vegetarian alternative to what? Gelatin
In myth, which river did Heracles divert through the Augean Stables? Alpheus
What is the first line of verse two of 'God Save The Queen'? O Lord Our God Arise
The mendicant Catholic religious order better known as the Dominicans is more properly known how? Order of Preachers
In the Biblical measurements, how tall was Goliath? Six cubits and a span
What name is given to the highest-ranking bishops in Eastern Orthodoxy, Oriental Orthodoxy, the Catholic Church (above major archbishop and primate), and the Church of the East? Patriarchs
Glenn Miller was most associated with playing which instrument? Trombone
Which brimless cap, usually made of cloth, is worn by Jews to fulfil the customary requirement held by orthodox halachic authorities that the head be covered? Kippah
According to Holst in 'The Planets', which planet was the 'bringer of peace'? Venus
Which band was Van Morrison a member of from 1964 to 1966? Them
Who wrote the operas 'Artaxerxes' and 'Love In A Village' (both 1762)? Thomas Arne
Which musical features the song "There's Got To Be Something Better Than This"? Sweet Charity
Which spirit is used to make a sauce 'A La Normandie'? Calvados
Malcolm Arnold won an Ivor Novello award for the music for which film of 1958? Inn of the Sixth Happiness
Which part of the animal is used in the cut of offal known as 'lights'? Lungs
In French cuisine, what are the five 'mother' sauces? Béchamel, Espagnole, Tomate, Veloute, Hollandaise
The 'striding man' is the logo of which drinks brand? Johnnie Walker
What name is given to a building designed for kilning (drying) hops as part of the brewing process Oast House
What is generally put in the basket called a 'creel'? Fish
Who released albums called 'X' and 'Impossible Princess'? Kylie Minogue
A flor, a film of yeast on the surface of wine, is important in the manufacture of which alcoholic drink? Sherry
Which English drummer, best known for his work in the Jimi Hendrix Experience, died in 2008? Mitch Mitchell
Which rhizome used in cooking, is sometimes called 'blue ginger'? Galangal
The Antequera Dolmens site, comprising the dolmens of Menga, Viera, and El Romeral, and made a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2016 is in which region of Spain? Andalucia
The native population of which island call it Waladli or Wadadli? Antigua
Between 961 and 1045, the capital of the Bagratid Armenian kingdom that covered much of present-day Armenia and eastern Turkey, and called the "City of 1001 Churches" which ruined city in Turkey is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site? Ani
An Indian state's name is derived from the term - what is the Sanskrit and Pali term for a Buddhist monastery? Vihara (Bihar)
Today a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which mahavihara is located about 95 kilometres (59 mi) southeast of Patna near the town of Bihar Sharif in India; it is an important site in the history of Mahayana Buddhism? Nalanda
Which 8th to 12th century Empire centred on Bengal and Bihar in India named after its ruling dynasty, whose rulers bore names ending with the word in question, which meant "protector" in the ancient language of Prakri? Pala Empire
A direct descendant of Genghis Khan through his mother and a descendant of Timur through his father, who founded the Mughal Empire after his victories at the First Battle of Panipat (1526), the Battle of Khanwa (1527), and the Battle of Ghagra(1529)? Babur
Who was the last Mughal emperor, deposed in 1858 by the British East India company and exiled to Burma following the War of 1857 after the fall of Delhi to the company troops? Bahadur Shah II
Which road constructed by the Romans in the 2nd century BC crossed the Roman provinces of Illyricum, Macedonia, and Thrace - it runs from modern Durres in Albania to Istanbul? Via Egnatia
According to the New Testament, in AD 49 or 50, the city was visited by the apostle Paul, and was the first place he preached in Europe - which ancient city in Northern Greece? Philippi
In which Brazilian city is Niemeyer's Pampulha Modern Ensemble of buildings, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2016? Belo Horizonte
is the name for monumental medieval tombstones that lie Declared a UNESCO WHS in 2016, what is the name for monumental medieval tombstones that lie scattered across Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the border parts of Croatia, Montenegro and Serbia? Stecci
In 2016, 17 architectural works worldwide by which architect were declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO - they include the House of Dr Curutchet in La Plata (Argentina) and the Unité d’habitation in Marseille (France)? Le Corbusier
Inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage list in 2016, what name is given to a gently sloping underground channel to transport water from an aquifer or water well to surface for irrigation and drinking in Persia (now Iran)? Qanat
The Zuojiang Huashan Rock Art Cultural Landscape, or paintings of Hua Mountain, depicting the Luo Yue people, and China's 49th UNESCO WHS, lie in which southern state? Guangxi
Which mineral form of iron oxide is the main constituent of red ochre? Haematite
Sometimes called Mexico's "little Galápagos", which archipelago off the country's western coast and UNESCO World Heritage Site has many endemic species? Revillagigedo Islands
Any water in a sea or lake that is neither close to the bottom nor near the shore can be said to be in which zone, derived from the Greek for 'open sea'? Pelagic
The golden snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus roxellana) is endemic to which country? China
The golden snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus roxellana) has an alternative name derived from which province? Sichuan (Sichuan snub-nosed monkey)
Which Neofelis nebulosa)wild cat, occurring from the Himalayan foothills through mainland Southeast Asia into China, is named for its black and dark dusky-grey blotched pattern? Clouded leopard
Java, Sumatra, Borneo and Sulawesi are collectively known how? Greater Sunda Islands
One of the world's driest and hottest places, and inscribed to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list on July 17, 2016, in which country is the Lut Desert (Dasht-e-Loot)? Iran
Named after hills in South Australia which geological period spans 94 million years from the end of the Cryogenian Period 635 million years ago (Mya), to the beginning of the Cambrian Period 541 Mya? Ediacaran Period
The Mistaken Point Ecological Reserve, which contains one of the most diverse and well-preserved collections of Precambrian fossils known, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is in which country? Canada
The Dungonab Bay – Mukkawar Island Marine National Park, which became a World Heritage Site in 2016, is located on which nation's coast? Sudan
The only strictly marine herbivorous mammal, which is the only member of the Sirenia order that is not a manatee? Dugong
Meaning the Mountain of Heaven or the Heavenly Mountain, which large system of mountain ranges located in Central Asia, has a highest peak at Jengish Chokusu, 7,439 metres? Tien Shan
The Ennedi Plateau, a sandstone bulwark in the middle of the Sahara, that has structures like towers, pillars, bridges and arches, is located in which country? Chad
What is the third highest mountain in the world? Kangchenjunga
Which Egyptian town, located about 160 km south-southwest of Cairo, is also an archaeological site, yielding an enormous collection of papyrus texts dating from the time of the Ptolemaic and Roman periods of Egyptian history, from 1896 onwards? Oxyrhyncus
Which city in Upper Egypt was the site, in 1945, of a hugely important find of Gnostic gospels? Nag Hammadi
Which saint (347-420) best known for his translation of most of the Bible into Latin (the translation that became known as the Vulgate), and his commentaries on the Gospels? St Jerome
Which grape, grown in over 10 per cent of Californian vinyards, is also called Primitivo? Zinfandel
Which two cities are connected by the train California Zephyr? San Francisco, Chicago
The US train 'Coast Starlight' connects which two cities? Seattle, LA
The US train 'Southwest Chief' connects which two cities? Chicago, LA
The US train 'Sunset Limited' connects LA to which other city? New Orelans
In which US state are Lassen Volcanic and Pinnacles National Parks? California
Which city is served by Sky Harbor International Airport? Phoenix
In which city in Eastern Germany did both Goethe and Schiller live for many years, and then die? Weimar
Palazzo Bo, or Il Bo, is the historic core of which Italian university? Padua
In which TV series did the characters originally have the names of Pollux, Ambroise, Margot and Zebulam? The Magic Roundabout
Which rare element lies between silicon and tin on the Periodic Table, and is used as semicounductors in transistors? Germanium
Shoshenq I, known in the Bible as Shishak, reigned in which country? Egypt
What name was given to the passports issued in 1922 to stateless persons? Nansen passports
What was the name of the Russian ambassador to Vienna in 1806, who commissioned Beethoven to write some string quartets? Count Rasumovsky
Which country, according to legend, connected the Scilly Isles to Cornwall? Lyonnesse
Which king was defeated by the barons, led by Simon de Montfort, at the Battle of Lewes, during the Second Barons' War? Henry III
At which 1262 battle was Simon de Montfort killed? Evesham
The Balkan Entente of 1934 was signed by Romania, Yugoslavia and which other two nations? Greece, Turkey
Which doctor died on the banks of the Ogowe river on 4 September 1965? Albert Schweitzer
Which country was Ghanaian leader Kwame Nkrumah visiting when his government was overthrown in a 1966 military coup? China
Similar to a basilisk, in that it could kill with a stare, which mythical beast was essentially a two-legged dragon or serpent-like creature with a cock's head? Cockatrice
Which ruler of the island of Seriphos, who seduced Perseus' mother, was turned to stone when Perseus showed him the Gorgon's head in Greek myth? Polydectes
In which US state is the Petrified Forest National Park? Arizona
Where are the Lindisfarne Gospels currently on permanent display? British Library
Elias Magnus Fries (1794–1878), Theodor Magnus Fries (1832–1913), Robert Elias Fries (1876–1966) and Thore Christian Elias Fries were all Swedes active in which field of study? Botany
In myth, what was given the hundred eyes of Argus when it died? Peacock's Tail
Who (1848-1903) abandoned his job in a stockbroking firm in Paris to be 'free to paint every day'? Paul Gauguin
Which large hoard of masterpieces of Roman silver tableware from the 4th century AD, by far the most valuable Roman objects artistically and by weight of bullion in Britain, was found in Suffolk in 1942? Mildenhall Treasure
Which architect built the church of Notre Dame du Haut at Rochamp in France in 1955? Le Corbusier
The Hundred Guilder Print, also called Christ Healing the Sick, is a work from the middle career of which artist? Rembrandt
Which artist designed the stained-glass Baptistry window for the new Coventry Cathedral? John Piper
Who was the first President of the Royal Academy? Joshua Reynolds
The Burning Giraffe is a 1937 painting by who? Salvador Dali
Which US artist lived in Russia from 1842 to 1847, and was trained at West Point Military Academy? He died aged 69 in 1903 in London. James McNeil Whistler
Who designed Alton Towers, St George's Cathedral, Southwark, London and the interior of the Palace of Westminister? Augustus Pugin
What is the alternative name of Vitamin B2? Riboflavin
Who was the first posthumous Best Actor Academy Award nominee? James Dean
What is the IUGS, founded in 1961? International Union of Geological Sciences
Heisenberg's original uncertainty relation concerned which two observable properties of a particle? Momentum and position
Quantitatively, the product of the two uncertainties is always greater than or equal to the unreduced Planck constant, h, divided by what number? Four pi
Who was the author of "The World According to Garp"? John Irving
Which broadcaster and author wrote "Cultural Amnesia"? Clive James
Which digital archive was founded in 1971 by Michael Stern Hart? Gutenberg Project
In which 1949 British comedy is a small part of London declared a legal part of the House of Burgundy? Passport to Pimlico
The Two Noble Kinsmen is attributed to William Shakespeare and who else? John Fletcher
Born around 45BCE, the short rule of the usurper Wang divides the 'Western' and 'Eastern' periods of which Chinese dynasty? Han
An Lushan was a Central Asian general who rebelled against which Chinese dynasty? Tang
Which armed uprising took place in northern China from 1851 to 1868, contemporaneously with Taiping Rebellion (1851–1864) in South China? Nian Rebellion
Which span of geological time, that precedes the Phanerozoic eon, is also called the cryptozoic? Precambrian
Which period of the Palaezoic era is named after an ancient people of north Wales? Ordovician
What is the third period of the Palaezoic era, named after an ancient people from south Wales? Silurian
Which period of the Palaezoic era is named after a region of Russia to the west of the Ural mountains? Permian
Which three former Yugoslavian countries have no coastline? Macedonia, Kosovo, Serbia
Which form of poetic metre, with 12 syllables, is also called iambic hexameter? Alexandrine
Who was Roman Emperor in 200AD? Septimius Severus
Which Eastern Roman Emperor (reigned 582-602) established the Exarchate of Ravenna in 584, the first real effort by the Empire to halt the advance of the Lombards and with the Exarchate of Africa in 590, further solidified the power of Constantinople? Maurice
Who married Sarah Jessica Parker in 1997? Matthew Broderick
Rosalind and Celia are characters in which Shakespeare play? As You Like It
Which Greek god appears in the wedding procession of Theseus and Hippolyta in "The Two Noble Kinsmen" and restores Rosalind in "As You Like It"? Hymen
Which period of the Palazoic era is named after a county in southern England? Devonian
Who last stood as a Liberal at the 1923 General Election, when he was defeated by the Labour candidate at Leicester West? Winston Churchill
Which component of an electric circuit converts alternating current into direct current by allowing current to flow through it in one direction only? Rectifier
Which financial contracts are a generic term for futures, options and swaps? Derivatives
Along with Scholes, who gave his name to an options pricing model that led to the development of a major new financial market allowing traders to diversify risk? Black
Which mountain is the southern terminus of the Appalachian Trail? Springer Mountain
Which scenic cantata opens with the movement "Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi"? Carmina Burana
Which composer wrote the 1907 cantata "Toward the Unknown Region" and "Willow-Wood"? Ralph Vaughan-Williams
Which constellation in the night sky was once called Serpentarius? Ophiuchus
Which author created the fictional planets Caladan, Chusuk and Parmentier? Frank Herbert
The first thesaurus was published in 1852, and was compiled by which man? Peter Mark Roget
What nationality is tennis player Fernando Verdasco? Spanish
Kalgan, Helicon, Askone, Trantor and Terminus are all fictional planets created by which author? Isaac Asimov
A museum in Huntingdon is named and dedicated to which historical figure, born there in 1599? Oliver Cromwell
Which historian's works include "The Ascent of Money" and "Civilisation: The West and the Rest"? Niall Ferguson
For what does NASDAQ stand? National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations
What is the oldest stock exchange in America, founded in 1790, bought by NASDAQ in 2007? Philadelphia
According to Johnson what act is "not of importance, it lasts so short a time"? Dying
An optical phenomenon in which a photograph is viewed upside down, but with the eyes and mouth in the original orientation, takes its name from which British PM? Thatcher (Thatcher effect)
Which metal is found in chlorophyll molecules, at the centre of the chlorin ring? Magnesium
The oxygen-carrying component in the blood of an octopus contains what transition metal? Copper
What is the name of the only naturally occurring amino acid in which the amino acid component forms part of a ring? Proline
Which fourteenth-century Italian populist who incited the citizens of Rome to rebel is the title character of Wagner's first significant and successfully staged opera? Cola di Rienzo
Which German film-maker made "Triumph of the Will", a depiction of Nazi rallies in Nuremberg in 1934? Leni Riefenstahl
What I Talk About When I Talk About Running is a 2008 memoir Japanese novelist? Haruki Murakami
What name is commonly given, from its location, to the oath sworn in June 1789 by which representatives of the French third estate refused to disperse until Louis XVI accepted a new constitution? Tennis Court Oath
Which artist, born 1748, painted "The Oath of Horatii"? Jacques-Louis David
"I am the wife of Mao Tse-Tung" is an aria from which opera? Nixon in China
"I will lift up mine eyes to the hills, from whence cometh my help" is taken from which book of the Old Testament? Psalms
The head of which bone in the human body articulates with the glenoid cavity? Humerus
Halley's Comet appears in a fresco in the Arena Chapel in Padua depicting which event in the early life of Jesus? Adoration of the Magi
What is the English equivalent of the German phrase "das kommt mir spanisch vor"? It's all Greek to me
Who, born near Paris in 1862, wrote the opera "Pelleas and Melisande"? Debussy
Which PM of France presided at the Paris peace conference of 1919? Clemenceau
Which socialist leader was assassinated in 1914, and the co-founder of the newspaper L'Humanite? Jean Jaurès
Who wrote "Queen of the Dormitory" and "Jill's Jolliest Term"? Angela Brazil
Which climbing plant of the genus Lonicera is noted for its intense fragrance? Honeysuckle
In which county is Kedleston Hall, seat of the Curzon family? Derbyshire
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