1 In which direction do winds circulate around an area of low pressure in the Northern Hemisphere?
2 What was the name of the hurricane that devastated New Orleans in 2005?
3 What is a line called that joins places of equal temperature on a weather map?
4 The UK Met Office HQ is near which city in Devon?
5a Which weather girl danced on Strictly Come Dancing in 2015?
5b Which weather girl began on TV-AM & hosted Gladiators?
5c Which weather man did not predict the 1987 “hurricane” in the UK?
6 Chrissie Hynd was the lead singer of which rock band?
7 Reg Dwight & Pauline Matthews had a number one in 1976 with which song?
8 Beyonce Knowles began her career with which girl group?
9 Autobahn & Radio-activity are albums by which German group?
10 Westlife had number ones with covers of songs by Billy Joel, ABBA & Barry Manilow – name them?
11 What was the name of the book written by Dr Desmond Morris about man as an animal?
12 Which Australian born feminist wrote the best seller The Female Eunuch?
13 Whose autobiography was called Losing My Virginity?
14 Who wrote the 1970’s best seller Dog Training My Way?
15 Which comedy performers wrote these autobiographies; – Dear Fatty, The Sound of Laughter, My Booky Wook?
16 Who played Jeannie in I Dream of Jeannie on TV in the 60’s?
17 What is the name of the boy in the Mirror cartoon The Perishers who has a dog called Boot?
18 Johnny Briggs played which businessman in Coronation Street for 30 years?
19 Which actor won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar posthumously for his role in The Dark Knight?
20 Which 2 Scottish Clans met at the Battle of Glencoe in 1692? Connection?
21 Which island group sounds like it should be Egyptian but is actually Danish?
22 Which whisky maker originally produced the Dimple brand?
23 Which German city famous for its porcelain was controversially bombed by Britain in February 1945?
24 Oberon was the King of the Fairies in which Shakespeare play?
25 Who did Captain Scarlet work for?
26 Dogs are canine, what animals are lupine?
27 Which singer appeared the most times on Top of the Pops?
28 Mg is the chemical symbol for which element?
29 What was the name of the short hairy character in the TV series the Addams Family?
30 Arbadacarba (abracadabra backwards) is always spoken at the cremation or burial of a magician-true or false?
5 Carol Kirkwood, Ulrika Johnsson, Michael Fish
7 Don’t Go Breaking My Heart
8 Destiny’s Child
10 Uptown Girl, I Have A Dream, Mandy
11 The Naked Ape
12 Germaine Greer
13 Richard Branson
14 Barbara Woodhouse
15 Dawn French, Peter Kay, Russell Brand
16 Barbara Eden
18 Mike Baldwin
19 Heath Ledger
20 Campbells & MacDonalds
Connection – UK Prime Ministers
21 Faroe Islands
24 A Midsummer Night’s Dream
27 Cliff Richard
29 Cousin Itt
30 FALSE – his wand or a symbolic one is broken though
Q “I’d like to thank the Academy for my lifetime achievement award that I will eventually get.” were the last words of which actor, singer & dancer?
A Donald O’Connor
Number Guess (Nearest wins)
Q How many episodes of Top of the Pops were broadcast?