1 Ace of Base & the Cardigans are bands from which country?
2 Carol Vorderman has a degree in which subject – Mathematics, Chemistry or Engineering?
3 Which football club played their home games at Preston, Blackpool & Blackburn in the 2015-16 season?
4 The island of Gruinard in the Hebrides was used for testing which potential biological weapon in 1942?
5 What is the name of the weekly medical journal first published in 1823?
6 What are the 2 colours most often confused in colour blindness?
7 Where is the Ocean of Storms?
8a Love Never Dies was the sequel to which Lloyd-Webber musical?
8b Which 1961 Hayley Mills film was adapted into a Lloyd-Webber musical?
8c Who created the role of Eva Peron in the original production of Evita?
9 Terence Conran established which chain of shops in 1964?
10 The Petronas Towers are twin towers in which Asian capital city?
11 When the astronomical object known as a pulsar was first discovered it was given the nickname LGM – what did it stand for?
12 Anyone Can Fall in Love was a hit song using the theme music from which TV show & which member of the cast sang the song?
13 Alan Shepherd was the first astronaut to attempt which sport on the moon?
14 Tom Courtney played which character in the 2016 film Dad’s Army?
15a Which team have won the Italian Serie A for the last 5 seasons?
15b Which team have won the German Bundesliga for the last 4 seasons?
15c Which team have won the French Ligue 1 for the last 4 seasons?
16 What musical note is equivalent to 2 crotchets or half a semibreve?
17 What are/were the first names of the wives of these US Presidents – George H W Bush, George W Bush, Richard Nixon?
18 Which writer, who died this year, wrote The Liver Birds, Bread & Butterflies amongst others?
19 Which Christmas song was a number one for Boney M in 1978?
20 Who has held the world record for the 400 metres from 1999 until the 2016 Olympics21 The investment account known as a PEP was the predecessor of the ISA – what did PEP stand for?
22a Ammonia is a compound of which 2 gases?
22b Acetylene is a compound of which 2 elements?
23 What prize did David Trimble & John Hume win in 1998?
24 The opening titles of One Foot in the Grave feature film footage of which creature?
25 Which stately home and safari park is owned by the Marquis of Bath?
26 Which 3 Welshmen have won the World Snooker Championship at the Crucible?
27 What was the name of the Spice Girls musical written by Jennifer Saunders?
28 Which sports club formed in 1787 voted to allow women members in 1998?
29 What is the more common name for the flowering plant called Impatiens?
30 What were the former names of these countries – Zambia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Cambodia, Taiwan?
3 Carlisle Utd (Their ground was flooded)
5 The Lancet
6 Red & Green
7 On the Moon
8a Phantom of the Opera
8b Whistle Down the Wind
8c Elaine Paige
10 Kuala Lumpur
11 Little Green Men
12 Eastenders & Anita Dobson
14 Corporal Jones
15b Bayern Munich
15c Paris St Germain
17 Barbara, Laura, Pat (Thelma Catherine)
18 Carla Lane
19 Mary’s Boy Child
20 Michael Johnson
21 Personal Equity Plan
22a Nitrogen & hydrogen (NH3)
22b Carbon & hydrogen (C2H2)
23 Nobel Peace Prize
24 Giant tortoises
26 Ray Reardon, Terry Griffiths, Mark Williams
27 Viva Forever!
29 Busy Lizzie
30 Northern Rhodesia, Zaire, Kampuchea, Formosa