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1

Where were the Youth Olympics held in 2010 for the first time?

  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • The Philippines

2

The 'Siege of Orleans' was a battle held in which war?

  • The Hundred Years War
  • French Civil War
  • War of the Roses

3

The IUCN Red List, or Red Data List is primarily a list of what?

  • Active volcanoes not on fault lines
  • Interpol's most wanted criminals
  • Conservation status of animals

4

Who was the winner of the 2010 UK edition of Big Brother (not the 'ultimate' spin-off)?

  • David 'Mario' Skyman
  • Josie Gibson
  • Nadia Lark

5

On which video games console would you most associate the franchise 'Halo' ?

  • XBox
  • PlayStation
  • Nintendo DS

6

Ganymede is the largest natural satellite in our Solar System, but to which planet is it a moon?

  • Jupiter
  • Saturn
  • Neptune

7

Neon, Helium and Argon are all elements in which group within the periodic table?

  • Halogens
  • Actinoids
  • Noble Gases

8

What was the name of the song that reached No. 2 in the Christmas UK Singles Chart (losing to Rage Against the Machine)?

  • One Path, One Way
  • The Climb
  • My Hopes

9

Who directed the 2009 film 'Avatar' ?

  • Jon Landau
  • Peter Ecceleston
  • James Cameron

10

Ecuador is located on which continent?

  • South America
  • Asia
  • Africa

11

In the card game poker, which of these hands is ranked highest?

  • Straight
  • Full House
  • Flush

12

To whom did Shakespeare leave his 'second-best bed' to in his will?

  • His theatre, for an upcoming performance
  • His daughter, Susanna
  • His wife, Anne Hathaway

13

Who, what or where is Skopje?

  • A fruit found in cold climates
  • A city in Macedonia
  • A prophet in the Old Testament

14

Who was the founder and creator of Facebook?

  • Mark Zuckerberg
  • Chris Hughes
  • Steve Jobs

15

Which of these American States did not give its name to one of the codename beaches on the Normandy landings of D-Day?

  • Utah
  • Omaha
  • Ohio

16

'Chemophobia' is a fear of what?

  • Chemicals
  • Cancer
  • Fear itself

17

Who was the first business giant that put contestants through their paces in the US version of 'The Apprentice'?

  • Martha Stuart
  • Donald Trump
  • Glenn Close

18

On a standard darts board which number is the most southern?

  • 9
  • 3
  • 17

19

Which countries flag features an AK-47 machine gun on it?

  • Mozambique
  • Afghanistan
  • Democratic Republic of Congo

20

Who currently holds the record for the mens 100m sprint race?

  • Ben Johnson
  • Usain Bolt
  • Jim Hines

21

Should the UK's Heir Apparent, HRH Charles - Prince of Wales become king, what would be his regal title?

  • Charles II
  • Charles III
  • Charles IV

22

Match the famous painting with its painter.

Drag items from right column to match with left column

Left

  • The Birth of Venus
  • Mona Lisa
  • Liberty Leading the People
  • Guernica

Right

  • Botticelli
  • Delacroix
  • Picasso
  • da Vinci

23

Which of these is NOT a type of programming computer language?

  • C
  • C+
  • C++

24

Who was the second President of the United States?

  • John Adams
  • Thomas Jefferson
  • James Garfield

25

In J.K. Rowling's "Harry Potter" series, which book came fourth chronologically?

  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

26

Which band produced the songs "It's the end of the world as we know it (and I feel fine)", "Bad Day" and "Leaving New York"?

  • The Cure
  • Sonic Youth
  • R.E.M

27

In mathematics what is 11 squared?

  • 101
  • 121
  • 141

28

In the Men's Decathlon what event is undertaken first?

  • 100 metres sprint
  • 110 metres hurdles
  • 400 metres

29

Put these letters in order, smallest-first, largest-last, according to how many points they are worth in the English-language version of Scrabble

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  • K
  • A
  • B
  • J

30

Which author created the character Tarzan - first appearing in the novel "Tarzan of the Apes"?

  • Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • John Clayton III
  • Christopher Lambert

 

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