1 Who wrote the TV sitcom The Liver Birds?
2 Which Prime Minister was MP for Huyton, part of the Liverpool Urban area?
3 What is the name of the stew of meat and vegetables particularly associated with Liverpool?
4 Which Liverpool inventor made his name with model trains and construction sets?
5 Since 1959, Liverpool FC have had 3 Scottish born managers – name them?
6 Which Middlesbrough based engineering company built the Tyne Bridge in the 30’s?
7 Which Newcastle resident is credited with the invention of the electric light bulb before Edison?
8 What is the name of the funfair held on the Town Moor every June?
9 What is the name of the indoor market in the city centre named after Newcastle’s most famous architect?
10 Which Newcastle bands had hits with these songs: – We Gotta Get Out of This Place (1965) Run for Home (1978) The King of Rock & Roll (1988)
11 What is the name of the major commercial & shopping area in the centre of Birmingham?
12 Which type of Asian cooking is said to have originated in Birmingham?
13 What is the name of the main railway station in Birmingham?
14 Which motor manufacturer has a major assembly plant at Castle Bromwich in the city?
15 Gladiators was recorded in the 90s at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham – who were the 3 hosts in that series?
16 What was the name of the Skye Terrier who stood vigil over his master’s grave in Edinburgh for 14 years?
17 Who was the last King of Scotland to be born in Edinburgh Castle in 1566?
18 John Napier invented which book of tables used in mathematics in most schools until recent years?
19 The stuffed carcass of which animal born in 1996 is displayed in the National Museum of Scotland?
20 Which 3 football teams from Edinburgh play in the Scottish Professional Football League?
21 Which European capital city stands on the River Vistula?
22 In cards, which card is often known as Black Maria?
23 Lizzy Yarnold represents GB in which winter sport?
24 In which Lloyd Webber musical is based on around the character Norma Desmond?
25 Which Doctor Who enemies come from the planet Mondas?
26 If canine describes a dog what does vulpine describe?
27 Which planet is the most dense?
28 Who hosts the TV show Dragon’s Den?
29 Cambria was the Roman name for which country?
30 The belly dancer character played by Anita Harris in Follow That Camel was called Cigarette – true or false?
1 Carla Lane
2 Harold Wilson
3 Scouse (or lobscouse)
4 Frank Hornby
5 Bill Shankly, Kenny Dalglish, Graeme Souness
6 Dorman Long
7 Joseph Swan
9 Grainger Market
10 Animals Lindisfarne Prefab Sprout
13 New Street
14 Jaguar Land Rover
15 Ulrika Jonsson, John Fashanu, Jeremy Guscott
16 Greyfriar’s Bobby
17 James VI
19 Dolly the sheep
20 Hearts Hibernian Edinburgh City
22 Queen of Spades
24 Sunset Boulevard
28 Evan Davies
30 False – she was called Cork Tip (as a tribute to Claudette Colbert who was Cigarette in Under Two Flags in 1936)
Q Which sport was the first to be filmed?
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Q When was the UK National Anthem written?