1 What is the name of the large shopping centre on the outskirts of Sheffield?
2 Which metallic element was the most commonly used in filament electric light bulbs until recent years?
3 What was the name of the medical centre where Harold Shipman worked in Hyde, near Manchester?
4 Which word related to social media was voted “Word of the Year” in 2013 in the UK?
5 The Spice Islands as they were known in the 16th Century now form part of which Asian country?
6 Gene Simmons is a singer & bass guitarist of which rock band?
7 What were the capitals of West & East Germany prior to reunification in 1990?
8 Brenda, Tony, Dolly, Jean, Twinkle & Anita were the main characters in which TV sitcom?
9a Which newspaper was credited with breaking the Nixon Watergate scandal in 1972?
9b Who were the 2 journalists credited with breaking the story?
10 “They seek him here, they seek him there” – who did the Kinks seek in 1966?
11 American players have won the most tennis Grand Slam titles, which European country is the next most successful?
12 The first man to reach the summit of Mount Everest was from which country?
13 Which Western TV series featured a father & his 3 sons, Adam Joe & Eric?
14 What does the M stand for in MRI scan?
15 In the World 10-Dance Championships which 5 ballroom dances are used (not Latin)?
16 Cove Rangers Buckie Thistle & Fraserburgh all play in which football league in Scotland?
17 Operation Windrush was the name given to the immigration of the first West Indians to the UK, from which island?
18 The Anschluss in 1938 unified Germany with which other country?
19 What was the title of the 2014 film telling the story of breaking the Enigma code by Alan Turing & his team?
20 Greg Heffley is known as who in children’s books by Jeff Kinney?
21 When Nelson put a telescope to his blind eye, what 4 words did he allegedly say?
22a In which 2 Australian States has I’m A Celebrity…. been filmed?
22b Which cricketer was the first sportsman to be crowned King of the Jungle in 2003?
23 After Oslo, what are the 2 most populated towns in Norway?
24 Transsexual Dana International won the 1998 Eurovision Song Contest representing which country?
25 Which 4 chemical element symbols make the US State Montana?
26 What were the titles of the spin-off series from Dallas & Dynasty?
27 What is the American name for a courgette?
28 What was the highest estimated level of inflation in Zimbabwe in 2008 – 26million%, 230million% or 79.6 billion%?
29 How many children did the Waltons have?
30 What are the State capitals of these US States – all have a British equivalent town -Virginia, Nebraska, Massachusetts, Delaware?
3 Donnybrook Medical Centre
7 Bonn & East Berlin
9a Washington Post
9b Carl Bernstein & Bob Woodward
10 Dedicated Follower of Fashion
12 New Zealand (Sir Edmund Hillary)
14 Magnetic (Resonance Imaging)
15 Waltz, foxtrot, tango, quickstep & Viennese waltz
16 Highland League
19 The Imitation Game
20 The Wimpy Kid
21 I see no ships
22a Queensland & New South Wales
22b Phil Tufnell
23 Bergen & Stavanger
25 Molybdenum Nitrogen Tantalum Sodium
26 Knots Landing, The Colbys
28 79.6 billion per cent
30 Richmond Lincoln Boston Dover
Q Which city was voted the Best Place to Live in the UK 2017?
Number Guess (Nearest wins)
Q On the first boat in Operation Windrush (Q17), how many people arrived in the UK?
A 493 (492 + 1 stowaway)