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1

Which country won the first 'Miss World' contest?

  • Sweden
  • India
  • Italy
  • USA

2

The name of which fish means a 'star' in heraldry?

  • Cod
  • Trout
  • Mullet
  • Sole

3

Clematis is a member of which family of wild flowers?

  • Daisy
  • Buttercup
  • Pea
  • Foxglove

4

Which British royal first sat in the House of Lords in 1987?

  • Prince Charles
  • Prince Philip
  • Prince Edward
  • Prince Andrew

5

The 'Stirling Prize' is awarded annually to which professional group of people?

  • Surgeons
  • Dentists
  • Architects
  • Businessmen

6

What was businessman and entrepreneur Richard Branson's autobiography called?

  • Virgin Soldiers
  • Like A Virgin
  • Virgin On The Ridiculous
  • Losing My Virginity

7

The Parthenon in Athens was built as a temple to which Goddess?

  • Aphrodite
  • Athena
  • Artemis
  • Arethusa

8

Which Christian name was shared by former British Prime Ministers Winston Churchill and James Callaghan?

  • Leonard
  • Reginald
  • John
  • Arthur

9

In a pack of cards, what is the Queen of Spades often known as?

  • The Black Woman
  • The Black Queen
  • The Black Matron
  • The Black Lady

10

In Germany, if you were looking at an 'autobahn' what would you be seeing?

  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool
  • Motorway
  • Church

11

What nautical term means to head a sailing vessel into the wind?

  • Kedge
  • Veer
  • Luft
  • Tack

12

In which country is the popular resort of Split?

  • Turkey
  • Italy
  • Slovenia
  • Croatia

13

In the sport of fencing, how many hits does a male competitor need for a victory?

  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8

14

Where in England would you find the Scott Polar Research Institute?

  • Oxford
  • Cambridge
  • London
  • Bristol

15

What is another name for calcium oxide?

  • Swift Satsuma
  • Fast Orange
  • Speedy Lemon
  • Quicklime

 

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