Old & New
1 The Central Criminal Court of England & Wales is better known as what?
2 Which spirit is used to make the cocktail known as an Old Fashioned?
3 Which song by the New Seekers was used worldwide on a Coca-Cola commercial?
4 The New Model Army was formed in the 17th Century during which war?
5 What are the 4 US “new” States?
Hot & Cold
6 The dance troupe Hot Gossip first appeared on TV on whose show?
7 What is the name of the Spanish soup made from raw vegetables & served cold?
8 The Spy Who Came in From the Cold is a 1963 novel by which British author?
9 The first manned hot-air balloon flight was made in which century?
10 Who had Top 10 hits with these songs – You Sexy Thing (1975), Dani California (2006), Viva La Vida (2008)
The Long, the Short & the Tall
11 In the long jump, how wide is the take-off board on the runway – 6, 8 or 12 inches?
12 Shelley Long played Diane Chambers in which US TV comedy series?
13 In which year did Hartlepool host the final leg of the Tall Ships’ Race?
14 The Long and Winding Road was a Beatles song from which 1970 album, their last?
15a What was the numerical name of the robot in the 1986 film Short Circuit?
15b Martin Short starred alongside Chevy Chase & Steve Martin in which 1986 Western comedy set in Mexico?
15c In which Indiana Jones film did Jonathan Ke Quan play a character called Short Round?
Trains & Boats & Planes
16 Who sailed round the world single-handed in Gypsy Moth IV in 1966/67?
17 Which famous recluse & millionaire owned the company that built the seaplane known as the Spruce Goose?
18 The 4468 Mallard holds the world speed record for a steam locomotive – which railway company owned it?
19 Boaty McBoatface was the suggested name for a new Antarctic research ship eventually named what?
20 The original Orient Express train service in 1883 went between which 2 capital cities?
21 “I wanna tell you a story” was the catchphrase of which British comedian & singer?
22 What is the largest city in India by population?
23 Give any year in which Sir Isaac Newton was alive?
24 Which former England player was head coach of the Great Britain football team at the 2012 Olympic Games?
25 For which organisation did Captain Scarlet work for?
26 Best known for crisps, which company launched Pot Noodle in the UK in 1977?
27 In which mountain range is Ben Nevis?
28 With the same name as a planet, what was the name of the first manned missions into space by the USA?
29 Which Australian city lies on the Yarra River?
30 Brooklyn Beckham has a “Made in the USA” tattoo on his left foot – true or false?
1 Old Bailey
2 Whisky (+ bitters & sugar)
3 I’d Like to Teach the World to Sing
4 English Civil War
5 New York, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico
6 Kenny Everett
8 John Le Carre
9 18th (1783)
10 Hot Chocolate, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Coldplay
11 8 inches
14 Let It Be
15a Number 5
15b Three Amigos
15c Temple of Doom
16 Sir Francis Chichester
17 Howard Hughes
18 London & North-Eastern Railway (LNER)
19 Sir David Attenburgh
20 Paris & Istanbul (Constantinople)
21 Max Bygraves
22 Mumbai (or Bombay)
23 1642 to 1727
24 Stuart Pearce
26 Golden Wonder
30 False – Made in England
Q What football team has conceded the most goals in the Premier League since its inception?
A Tottenham Hotspur
Number Guess (Nearest wins)
Q When was the elastic band patented in England?