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1

What modern day country did the Romans call Hibernia?

  • Scotland
  • Wales
  • Ireland
  • Germany

2

If cats are feline, what are bears?

  • Ursine
  • Lupine
  • Bovine
  • Porcine

3

Marilyn Monroe played "Sugar Kane Kowalczyk" in which classic 1959 movie?

  • Niagara
  • On the Waterfront
  • Giant
  • Some Like It Hot

4

Henry VIII was actually married to one of his six wives for 24 years. Who was the lucky lady?

  • Jane Seymour
  • Katherine Parr
  • Catherine of Aragon
  • Katheryn Howard

5

What is the state capital of Delaware?

  • Folkestone
  • Dover
  • Ashford
  • Canterbury

6

What links the Battles of Salamis (480 BC), Trafalgar (1805) and Midway (1942)?

  • All 3 lasted over 3 days
  • No-one was killed
  • All were sea battles
  • All were draws

7

Complete this Queen song title "It's a Kind of _ _ _ _ _."?

  • Gerbil
  • Magic
  • Heating Appliance
  • Cocktail

8

Whilst his fellow Astronauts were carving their names into history, who was circling the moon in the Command Module on the Apollo 11 mission?

  • Michael Owen
  • Michael Collins
  • Michael McIntyre
  • Michael Buerk

9

What is the capital of Majorca?

  • Palma
  • Faro
  • Larnaca
  • Palermo

10

In 1914, the Ancon became the first ship to do what?

  • Be torpedoed by a U Boat
  • Be sunk by a whale
  • Sail from UK to Australia in less than a month
  • Sail through the Panama Canal

11

The Vatican and which other independent country lie within Italy's borders?

  • Monaco
  • Andorra
  • Liechtenstein
  • San Marino

12

If you sat the 7 dwarves (Happy. Doc, Bashful, Sleepy, Dopey , Grumpy and Sneezy) down alphabetically, who would be in the middle?

  • Doc
  • Sneezy
  • Grumpy
  • Sleepy

13

What word links Barnes , Albert , Lambeth and Blackfriars?

  • Liverpool - all 80's players
  • Regiment - all based in Whitehall
  • Palace - all in Greater London area
  • Bridge - all cross the Thames

14

The F1 World Drivers title has been won by Europeans ever since Canadian Jacques Villeneuve won it in which year?

  • 1993
  • 1997
  • 2000
  • 2005

15

If you won a long weekend in Antwerp, which country will you be visiting?

  • France
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Denmark

16

The UK Christmas No. 1 for 1987 was titled "Always on my Mind", performed by whom?

  • Erasure
  • Pet Shop Boys
  • Depeche Mode
  • Communards

17

What race was won by a snail in 1975 and a Butterfly in 2000?

  • London to Brighton car rally
  • University Boat Race
  • Paris - Dakar rally
  • Grand National

18

Which word is missing which completes one of the seven wonders of the ancient world? "The __________ at Halicarnassus"

  • Mausoleum
  • Library
  • Hanging Gardens
  • Aquaduct

19

The U.S. state capital of North Dakota shares its name with which German battleship of WWII?

  • Bismarck
  • Scharnhorst
  • Tirpitz
  • U54

20

Which current Premier League team formed part of the title of the winner of the Oscar for Best Picture in 1990?

  • The Trial of Everton McMinn
  • The Spurs of Victory
  • Der Sun Der Land
  • Dances with Wolves

 

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