1 In which decade did Juan Carlos I become King of Spain?
2 What is the Spanish word for navy?
3 Which of the Balearic Islands is closest to Spain?
4 What is the International Car Registration identification for Spain?
5a Which of the Beckhams kids was born in Spain?
5b Which Spanish born actor did the voice for Puss In Boots in Shrek?
5c Who was the first Spanish actress to have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame?
6 What type of headdress was traditionally worn by triumphant generals?
7 I Am the Very Model of a Modern Major-General is a song from which Gilbert & Sullivan opera?
8 The General Lee was a car driven by 2 characters in which TV series?
9 In the Buster Keaton The General – what exactly was The General?
10 Which Political Parties had these slogans at General Elections – “It’s time to get Britain working again” 1992; “Freedom, justice, honesty” 2001; “Vote for change” 2005/10
TV Game Shows
11 In which game show would you hear the words “You don’t get anything for a pair, not in this game”?
12 Which diminutive actor hosts the BBC game show Tenable?
13 How much money was in the Take Your Pick treasure chest in the 90’s version with Des O’Connor?
14 Which game show was a variation on Bingo?
15 Can you name 2 of the girls who assisted the host in Wheel of Fortune?
16 What is the name for the small dumplings in Italian cookery?
17 Leeks, breadcrumbs & which other ingredient make up a Glamorgan Sausage?
18 Which fruit is generally known as the “bread of the desert”?
19 What is the name given to sliced or diced raw vegetables as a starter?
20 According to Metro.co.uk what are the top 3 tastiest breakfast cereals?
21 Which country owns the Galapagos Islands?
22 Which healthier breakfast cereal arrived in the UK in 1922 from the USA?
23 Never Say Never Again starring Sean Connery was a version of which original Bond film?
24 Which folk group had a 1975 hit with All Around My Hat?
25 What was wrestler Big Daddy’s real name?
26 What surname did the character played by Rik Mayall have in Blackadder Goes Forth?
27 Who resigned as Margaret Thatcher’s Chancellor in 1989?
28 In which London thoroughfare did Sweeney Todd operate?
29 Which famous cathedral was designed by Sir Basil Spence?
30 Rachel Riley from Countdown is an avid collector of Russian dolls – true or false?
1 1970s (1975)
5b Antonio Banderas
5c Penelope Cruz
6 Laurel wreath
7 Pirates of Penzance
8 Dukes of Hazzard
10 Labour; Liberal Democrats; Conservative
11 Play Your Cards Right
12 Warwick Davis
14 Bob’s Full House
15 Angela Ekaette, Carol Smillie, Jenny Powell (Terri Seymour)
20 Coco Pops, Ricicles, Frosted Shreddies
22 All Bran
24 Steeleye Span
25 Shirley Crabtree
27 Nigel Lawson
28 Fleet Street
Q Which entertainer has written a book called How To Be Champion?
A Sarah Millican
Number Guess (Nearest Wins)
Q How high above sea level is the highest point in the Isle of Wight?
A 791 feet