1a In which Italian city would you find the Doge’s Palace?
1b In which Italian city would you find the famous bridge the Ponte Vecchio?
2 What was the title of David Bowie’s final album last year?
3 Who was President of Germany when Hitler became Chancellor in 1933?
4 Mazher Mahmood was a journalist (now in prison) for the News of the World & the Sun – how was he better known?
5 Who played the baddie Millicent Clyde in the 2016 film Paddington?
6a In the song Tie a Yellow Ribbon by Dawn – how many years had the singer been in jail?
6b How many ribbons does he see round the Old Oak Tree at the end of the song?
7 A picture in 1934 known as the Surgeon’s Photograph was the most famous picture of what?
8 For you DIY experts, what does MDF stand for?
9 What are the 3 orange streets on a standard Monopoly board?
10 Can you give either of the middle names of J R R Tolkien?
11 Which film won 7 Golden Globe awards this week?
12 Which blue/green colour has the same name as a type of duck?
13 What were the first names of the Walkers who ran the Rovers Return in Corrie?
14 Nice One Cyril was a top 20 song associated with which football club?
15 Apart from Great Britain, name 4 European countries that have won the Davis Cup since 2000?
16 Thank Heaven for Little Girls is from which film musical?
17 Which Vatican City church artwork was commissioned in 1508 by Pope Julius 2nd?
18 What were the first 3 planets visited by a spacecraft from Earth?
19 There are several “spa” towns in Britain but in which European country is the original Spa town?
20 What are the first names of Sir John Mills 2 acting daughters?
21 What pastime does a twitcher have?
22 Which American adult cartoon series features the Griffins, Peter & Lois and their 3 kids?
23 Which 2 creatures are the main diet of aardvarks?
24 Pop Master is a quiz broadcast on whose Radio 2 show?
25 What is the gelling agent needed to make fruit jams?
26 Which dance is mentioned in Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody?
27 In the rhyme 1,2,3,4,5 Once I caught a fish alive – which finger did the fish bite?
28 What was the 2nd item Ronnie Barker asked for after fork handles?
29 Enola Gay, the plane that dropped the Hiroshima atomic bomb, was named after the pilot’s mother – true or false?
30 People with UK counties for surnames: –
30a Presenter of her own BBC morning news programme
30b Singer who had a No.1 with Gonna Make You a Star
30c Star of Happy Valley & Last Tango in Halifax
30d Actor famous for MASH & the Hunger Games films
3 Paul von Hindenburg
4 Fake Sheikh
5 Nicole Kidman
6a 3 long years
7 Loch Ness Monster
8 Medium Density Fibreboard
9 Bow, Marlborough, Vine
10 Ronald Reuel
11 La La land
13 Jack & Annie
14 Tottenham (Cockerel Chorus)
15 Spain France Croatia Serbia Czech Republic Switzerland
17 Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel
18 Venus Mars Jupiter
20 Hayley & Juliet
22 Family Guy
23 Ants & termites
24 Ken Bruce
27 Right little finger
28 Plugs – rubber ones, bathroom
30a Victoria Derbyshire
30b David Essex
30c Sarah Lancashire
30d Donald Sutherland
Q Robert Fahey from Australia was world champion from 1994 to 2016 in which sport?
A Real tennis
Number Guess (Nearest wins)
Q How many islands does Fiji have?