Italy & Italians
1 Italian born Gorgio Moroder won an Oscar for Best Original Song for Top Gun with what song?
2 Which former Italian Prime Minister was convicted of tax evasion in 2012 & given a 4 year prison sentence?
3 Which North African country was an Italian colony from 1911 to 1947?
4 What kind of creature was the Italian puppet Topo Gigio who appeared regularly on TV in the 60s & 70s?
5 After Rome, what are the 4 most populated cities in Italy?
Crafts & Hobbies
6 The art of applying different coloured wood veneers to form a decorative pattern on furniture is called what?
7 What does an apiarist do?
8 The hobby of writing artistically is known as what?
9 If you were using a Stanley Gibbons Catalogue, what would your hobby be?
10 What do these people collect: – oologist (now illegal), arctophile, deltiologist?
11 Which Oscar winning 2016 musical centres around the ambitions in film & music of Sebastian & Mia?
12 Which 60s musical features Sammy Davis Jnr singing the song The Rhythm of Life?
13 In which 1980 film musical did Olivia Newton-John perform songs by Electric Light Orchestra?
14 Who wrote the music for the musical Billy Elliot?
15 Which 2 legends sang Did You Evah? In the musical High Society?
TV Large & Small
16 Which TV show featured the Ingalls family life on a farm in Minnesota?
17 On which TV show hosted by Esther Rantzen did Sheena Easton become a singing star?
18 Which TV show featured a spacecraft called the Spindrift on an unknown planet?
19 Starting as Doctor in the House, which follow-up TV series had the main characters as GP’s in the community?
20 Which ITV show hosted by Stephen Mulhern features celebrities with their children or grandchildren answering questions about each othet?
21 Which striped beetle is known for attacking potatoes?
22 The Baikonur Kosmodrome is used by Russia for its launches into space – in which country is it?
23 When Michael Jackson accidentally set his hair on fire he was making an advert for which drink?
24 In which country was the comedian & TV host Sandi Toksvig born?
25 The Jehovah’s Witnesses publish 2 magazines – Awake! Is one of them; what is the other called?
26 Which football team in League 2 play their home games in Nailsworth Gloucestershire?
27 What was the most popular 4 letter girl’s name in the early 19th century?
28 Which famous gardener designed the Blue Peter garden?
29 Which type of tree can be swamp, pussy or crack?
30 The point on top of the Empire State Building in New York was intended for tethering airships – true or false?
1 Take My Breath Away
2 Silvio Berlusconi
5 Milan. Naples, Turin, Palermo
7 He is a beekeeper
9 Stamp collecting
10 Birds eggs, teddy bears, postcards
11 La La Land
12 Sweet Charity
14 Elton John
15 Frank Sinatra & Bing Crosby
16 Little House on the Prairie
17 The Big Time
18 Land of the Giants
19 Doctor At Large
20 Big Star’s Little Star
21 Colorado beetle
25 The Watchtower
26 Forest Green Rovers
28 Percy Thrower
Q Roald Dahl wrote the screenplay for which Bond film?
A You Only Live Twice
Number Guess (Nearest wins)
Q In which year was the corkscrew patented?