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1

Which ocean can you paddle in from Mauritania?

  • Atlantic
  • Pacific
  • Indian

2

How many inches of water is produced when ten inches of snow melts?

  • 3 inches
  • 2 inches
  • 1 inch

3

What do MENSA consider to be the starting IQ level for genius?

  • 130
  • 140
  • 150

4

What item of food gives Mozambique over half its income?

  • Rice
  • Shrimp
  • Wheat

5

Which was the first British city to boast a Marks and Spencer store?

  • Birmingham
  • London
  • Manchester

6

What does "pp" stand for on sheet music?

  • Very soft
  • Very loud
  • Very fast

7

Which vitamin, found in eggs, promotes a healthy nervous system and blood supply?

  • B1
  • B6
  • B12

8

What did "Cool Hand Luke" cut the heads off, to end up in jail?

  • Roses
  • Parking meters
  • Mice

9

Where were the cancelled 1940 Summer Olympics intended for?

  • London
  • Athens
  • Tokyo

10

How long was the Star Trek mission of the Enterprise supposed to last?

  • Two years
  • Five years
  • Ten years

11

Which James Leo Herlihy novel tells the story of Joe Buck and Rico Rizzo?

  • All Fall Down
  • Midnight Cowboy
  • The seasons of the witch

12

What kind of sports team did Diana Dors manage in "All our Saturdays"?

  • Football
  • Cricket
  • Rugby League

13

What were "Calotypes" early examples of?

  • Bellows
  • Muskets
  • Photographs

14

Which south-east Asian country's name means "land of the free"?

  • Thailand
  • Laos
  • Cambodia

15

How many judges officiate at a Centre Court tennis match?

  • 10
  • 12
  • 14

16

What was the real name of "Homicide Hank", the first man to hold three different world boxing titles simultaneously?

  • Henry Armstrong
  • Louis Armstrong
  • Michael Armstrong

17

What vegetable family includes Acacia Trees?

  • Brassica
  • Beetroot
  • Pea

18

How many of his 100 eyes did Argus always keep open?

  • 50
  • 70
  • 90

19

Which sea flows into the most westerly entrance of the Panama Canal, due to the direction of its construction?

  • Caribbean Sea
  • Gulf of Mexico
  • Black Sea

20

Who was paid £15 for performing the chart-topping song "Come Outside"?

  • Cilla Black
  • Wendy Richards
  • Monica Rose

21

Which of Tsar Nicholas ll's daughters was said to have escaped when the rest of her family were murdered?

  • Anastasia
  • Olga
  • Tatiana

22

Which sport did George V say made him "so damned angry"?

  • Cricket
  • Polo
  • Golf

23

What religious festival was being celebrated on the day that Abraham Lincoln was shot?

  • Good Friday
  • Easter Sunday
  • Creation Festival

24

How many Brandenburg Concerto's are there?

  • Six
  • nine
  • Twelve

25

What delayed the 1987 Cheltenham Gold Cup for almost 1.5 hours?

  • The Queen was late
  • A Jockey was missing
  • Snow

26

What is Princess Anne's second name?

  • Mary
  • Victoria
  • Elizabeth

27

What Indian flatbread is the equivalent of an Ethiopian "Injera"?

  • Pooda
  • Dosas
  • Chapati

28

What did Britain see its first example of on January 15th 1880, when it contained a list of just 255 names?

  • Burke's Peerage
  • Who's who
  • A telephone directory

29

Which composer asked to be buried close to Beethoven?

  • Schubert
  • Bach
  • Mozart

30

Which is the rainiest season in Mauritius?

  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn

 

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