1 What was the name of the minstrel in the Robin Hood legend?
2 Before he became Prime Minister, Jim Hacker was in charge of the DAA – what did it stand for?
3 Pinchbeck is an alloy used to resemble gold & is made from which 2 metals?
4 What was the name of the girlfriend killed by Oscar Pistorius at his home in South Africa in 2013?
5 In which sport in the Olympics are beards banned?
6 Which tree dwelling creatures can be maned, 2-toed & 3-toed?
7 Which song by Don McLean begins “Starry, starry night”?
8 Lloret De Mar & Tossa De Mar are on which of the Spanish Costas?
9 Who played Clark Kent & Lois lane on TV in The New Adventures of Superman from 1993 to 1997?
10 What is the highest ranked suit in Contract Bridge?
11 To the nearest whole number, how many furlongs are there in a marathon?
12 What were the names of the dog, the snail, the rabbit & the cow in the Magic Roundabout?
13 What is the Scottish Christian name equivalent to James?
14 The title characters of which Shakespeare play are Proteus & Valentine?
15 Who had top 10 hits with these “star” songs –
Stars 1991; Gonna Make You A Star 1974; Catch A Falling Star 1958; Wandrin’ Star 1970
16 Which fashion brand announced they would stop using animal fur in 2018?
17 Which ship featured on the reverse of the old halfpenny from 1937?
18 Jimmy White reached 6 World Snooker Finals & lost them all to which 3 players?
19 Who was the woodcarver who built Pinocchio?
20 Butlins have only 3 holiday camps (known as Butlins) in the UK at present – where are they?
21 “A season of mists & mellow fruitfulness” was written by which poet about which season?
22 What were the first names of the 4 students in The Young Ones?
23 Trichology is the study of which part of the body?
24 Which female singers sang the themes to License to Kill & Goldeneye?
25 Steve Fossett made a solo crossing of the Atlantic for the first time in what?
26 Edwin land invented what type of camera?
27 Cambodia was a protectorate of which country until 1953?
28 Zane Grey was best known for writing what genre of novels?
29 What are the last 3 letters of the word shillelagh?
30a Which musical by Cole Porter was based on The Taming of the Shrew?
30b The Lion King was loosely based on which Shakespeare play?
30c West Side Story was based on Romeo & Juliet – which song was sung in the equivalent of the balcony scene?
1 Alan A-Dale
2 Department of Administrative Affairs
3 Copper & zinc
4 Reeva Steenkamp
8 Costa Brava
9 Dean Cain & Teri Hatcher
11 210 (209.75) a marathon is 26 miles 385 yds.
12 Dougal, Brian, Dylan & Ermintrude
14 2 Gentlemen of Verona
15 Simply Red; David Essex; Perry Como; Lee Marvin
17 Golden Hind
18 Steve Davis, Stephen Hendry & John Parrot
20 Bognor Regis, Skegness, Minehead
21 John Keats/Autumn
22 Vivien, Rik, Mike & Neil
23 Hair (or scalp – not head)
24 Gladys Knight & Tina Turner
30a Kiss Me Kate
Q Who was the first female winner of Best TV Comedy Performance at the BAFTAS?
A Penelope Keith (1977)
Number Guess (Nearest wins)
Q What is the world record for blowing up the most balloons in 60 minutes?