1 In the antiques world, what is treen made from?
2 Which bank, now part of HSBC, was known as “the listening bank”?
3 Whose picture featured on the famous Great War poster stating, “Your country needs you”?
4 Are these Crown paint colours greens, blues or reds – Palm Springs, Stepping Stone, Mount Fuji, Quick Kiss?
5a Who was murdered to allow Claudius to became Roman Emperor?
5b Who wrote the novels I, Claudius & Claudius the God?
5c Who starred as Claudius in the 1972 BBC series of I, Claudius?
6 How are the TV presenter Jeremy Vine & comedian Tim Vine related (if they are)?
7 Sid & Dick were probably best known as the writers for which comedy legends in the 60’s?
8 Which 2 Asian countries have hosted the Winter Olympics?
9 What were allegedly photographed in a garden in Cottingley, North Yorkshire by 2 girls in 1917?
10 Who were the 3 leaders of the Conservative Party prior to David Cameron?
11 In which year was Saddam Hussein executed in Iraq?
12 Which English city was known in the 19th Century as Cottonopolis?
13 Which Carry On films are set in Stodge City, Els Bels & Khalabar?
14 Who was the last cricketer to win BBC Sports Personality of the Year (2005)?
15 Who are the three largest operators of motorway services in the UK?
16a It is illegal to cycle on the pavement – true or false?
16b You can be disqualified from driving your car if convicted of riding a bike whilst drunk -true or false?
16c You can be charged with speeding on a public road whilst riding a bike – true or false?
17 What word can mean a type of sword, to thwart & a thin metal sheet?
18 What were the first names of the 2 lovers in West Side Story?
19 Dave Beasant was the first keeper to save a penalty in an FA Cup Final at Wembley – who was he playing for?
20 Who were our monarchs in 1917, 1817 & 1717 – all with the same name?
21 Which former keyboard player with Yes recorded albums The 6 Wives of \henry VIII & Journey to the Centre of the Earth?
22 Which sporting brothers advertise Aldi on TV?
23 Which 5 American States have a Gulf of Mexico coastline?
24 Which book published in 1925 translates into English as “My Struggle”?
25 On which floor were the men’s & lady’s department situated in Are You Being Served??
26 In the original Planet of the Apes, Charlton Heston realises he is on Earth when he sees the charred remains of what?
27 In which year (+/-1) did the number of points for a win in football go from 2 to 3?
28 The tax man’s taken all my dough is the opening line of which Kinks song?
29 The Kenwood Chef food mixer was invented by Ken Wood in 1950 – true or false?
30 Name the 4 spin-off TV series from the original Star Trek TV series (not the animated version)?
2 Midland Bank
3 Lord Kitchener
4 Green Blue Blue Red
5b Robert Graves
5c Derek Jacobi
7 Morecambe & Wise
8 Russia & Japan
10 William Hague, Ian Duncan-Smith, Michael Howard
13 Cowboy, Abroad & Up The Khyber
14 Andrew Flintoff
15 Roadchef, Moto, Welcome Break
16a True – even for children – but police are asked to use discretion
18 Maria & Tony
20 George V, George III, George I
21 Rick Wakeman
23 Texas Alabama Louisiana Mississippi Florida
24 Mein Kampf
25 First floor
26 Statue of Liberty
28 Sunny Afternoon
30 Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, Voyager, Enterprise
Q Which country highest level of national debt (as % of GDP)?
Number Guess (Nearest Wins)
Q What is the world record speed for downhill skiing?
A 158.4 mph