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1

Complete the following well known brand of chocolate: After Eight.....?

  • Hints
  • Mince
  • Mints

2

How old is the television presenter Noel Edmonds?

  • 59
  • 60
  • 61

3

One of the following isn't a real colour, but which is it?

  • Razzle Rose
  • Android green
  • Cosmic Latte

4

The tennis player Elena Baltacha is how tall ?

  • 1.72m
  • 1.60m
  • 1.83m

5

What is the approximate population of Croydon, UK ?

  • 330,587
  • 275,500
  • 890,012

6

Apart from the famous noise reduction system, Ray Dolby is credited with co inventing what ?

  • Compact Discs
  • Video tapes
  • Mobile telephones

7

Boutros Ghali, the very late Prime Minister of Egypt, was assassinated in which year?

  • 1910
  • 1911
  • 1915

8

Put these Pink Floyd Albums in Chronological order with the oldest at no.1

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  • Dark Side of the Moon
  • A Momentary Lapse of Reason
  • Wish you were here
  • The Wall

9

Earth, Wind & Fire are a well known American soul band. Where and when did they form ?

  • Chicago 1969
  • New York 1970
  • Boston 1971

10

Where is the worlds busiest railway station?

  • Shinjuku, Tokyo
  • Victoria, London
  • Gare du Nord, Paris

11

Sky television - what number channel is sky sports 1 on ?

  • 400
  • 401
  • 405

12

Castle Combe motor racing circuit is how long in km ?

  • 2.977
  • 1.85
  • 2.509

13

And where is this circuit located ?

  • Sussex
  • Wiltshire
  • Berkshire

14

Kids television - Multi Coloured Swap Shop ran until 1982, but when did it start ?

  • 1976
  • 1977
  • 1978

15

The AA ( automobile association ) closed all their high street shops in 1998 - how many shops closed ?

  • 142
  • 200
  • 321

16

Which of these is a real street in the UK ?

  • Butt Hole Road
  • Butt Whole Road
  • Buttery Hole Road

17

Approximately how many episodes of the BBC soap Eastenders have there been ?

  • 3917
  • 2750
  • 5318

18

Who was baptized Norma Jeane Mortenson?

  • Marilyn Monroe
  • Jean Harlow
  • Viggo Mortensen

19

Whos real name is Glynis Van Der Riet ?

  • Glynis Barber
  • Glynis Johns
  • Gladys Knight

20

What is the full name of the Japanese company TDK ?

  • Tokyo Denki Kagaku
  • Tokyo Dansak Kouri
  • Tokyo Denki Korkoy

21

Football - What is the name of Brighton and Hove Albions former ground?

  • The Goldstone Ground
  • Fratton Park
  • Withdean

22

How many children did Isambard Kingdom Brunel have ?

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

23

What is a Weigela ?

  • A shrub
  • A type of transport
  • An animal

24

How many red balls are there on a full size snooker table ?

  • 11
  • 15
  • 17

25

What is the telephone dialing code for Crawley,Sussex ?

  • 01293
  • 01273
  • 01243

26

Sir John Edward Cohen founded what business ?

  • Tesco
  • Google
  • BBC Television

27

Who or what is a Maine Coon ?

  • A statue in America
  • A cat
  • A boat

28

In finance,what does the acronym NASDAQ stand for ?

  • National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations
  • National Area for Secure Dealer Arranged Quotes
  • National Area for Safe Dealer Activated Quotes

29

Who is the present monarch in Denmark?

  • Maraget I
  • Margrethe II
  • Margartte II

30

What links Charlie, D W, Mary and Douglas ?

  • First names of stars who formed United Artists
  • The children of Enid Blyton
  • They're names of telescopes at Jodrell Bank

 

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