1 Which planet is usually the brightest object in the night sky?
2 Ring Ring was the first album in 1973 & The Visitors was the last album in 1981 of which group?
3 What did God create on the 3rd day?
4 Who left the Irish group Clannad to pursue a solo career with albums such as Watermark & A Day Without Rain?
5 An intrusion is the collective name for a group of which unpleasant crawling insect?
6 In 2000 which sport increased the size of the ball by 2mm to slow the game down?
7 What is the name of the art created by inscribing designs on to whale bone or ivory often by sailors?
8 In Peppa Pig what kind of creatures are Rebecca, Candy, Danny, Suzy & Pedro?
9 The Reeperbahn is the red light district in which city?
10 Who created & directed the 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony?
11 How many great grandchildren does the Queen have & which girl is the oldest?
12 The 6 species of sloth are found on which continent?
13 Who did Brian Wilde play in Last of the Summer Wine?
14 The most southerly railway station in mainland UK is in which Cornish town?
15a Who was the last married woman to win the Wimbledon singles?
15b In 1981 which American was the first player to win the Mens Singles at Wimbledon using a metal racquet?
16 Which number can’t be represented in Roman numerals?
17 What type of fish traditionally stares out from a Stargazy Pie?
18 What was the surname of the 2 brothers who invented the malted milk drink?
19a The Robe in 1953 was the first film to be filmed in what widescreen process?
19b How The West Was Won in 1962 was one of only 2 films shot using which 3 strip film system?
20 What is the longest and shortest distance in a swimming pool event at the Olympic Games?
21 Until 1970 which old British coin was composed of 79% copper, 20% zinc and 1% nickel?
22 In the nursery rhyme The Big Ship Sails, on which date does it actually sail?
23 Who were the original team captains on Give Us A Clue?
24 The Louisiana Purchase was a large acquisition of land from which country in 1803?
25 Which 3 herbs (TPB) are the most common in a bouquet garni?
26 In which part of London would you find the Cutty Sark?
27 What piece of equipment used by ramblers is the name of the Rambler’s Association magazine?
28a “Kevin, what did you do to my room?” is the last line to which Christmas film?
28b “It was Beauty killed the Beast” is the last line of which classic early horror film?
28c “So long partner” is the last line in which classic animated film?
29 How many metres long is a track cycling track – 200m 250m or 400m?
30 Are the following people still alive or are they still dead – Dick Van Dyke; Mary Tyler Moore; Doris Day; Jerry Lewis; Fats Domino?
6 Table tennis
8 Rabbit, Cat, Dog, Sheep, Pony
10 Danny Boyle
11 Seven/Savannah Phillips
12 South America
13 Foggy (Dewhurst)
15a Chris Evert-Lloyd
15b Jimmy Connors
17 Pilchards or sardines
20 10 Km (Marathon) & 50 m
21 Threepenny bit
22 30th September (The last day of September)
23 Lionel Blair & Una Stubbs
25 Thyme Parsley Bay leaf
27 the Rucksack
28a Home Alone
28b King Kong (1933)
28c Toy Story
30 Alive (92) Dead (81 last year) Alive (96) Dead (91 last year) Dead (89 last year)
Q In 2001 the Radio Times carried out a poll to find Britain’s favourite catchphrase – what catchphrase won?
A I don’t believe it
Number Guess (Nearest wins)
Q In which year did Ryvita first go on sale in the UK?