1 What is the name of the new Tesco discount stores announced this week?
2 Which TV show was hosted originally by Chris Evans & Gaby Roslin from 1992 to 1994?
3 In which game did the phrase “pass the buck” originate?
4 The tallest building in the USA until 2014 is now called the Willis Tower; where is it & what was its original name?
5 In modern aircraft what does VTOL stand for?
6 Kym Marsh, who plays Michelle in Coronation Street, was a member of which pop group?
7 Which company produces the Pavilion series of home computers & laptops?
8 Sean Kerly was a prominent player for Great Britain at the 1988 summer Olympics in Seoul in which sport?
9 What brand of strong metal toy trucks manufactured from the 50’s has a name meaning great in the Sioux language?
10 What were the 4 vegetables used to make a meatless Woolton Pie by the head chef at the Savoy during WW2?
11 Which of the Space Shuttles is also the name of a mythical land?
12 The “flavour enhancer” MSG was often regarded as an unhealthy food additive – what does it stand for?
13 In which year did Marilyn Monroe die?
14 Which Church of England envoy was taken hostage in Lebanon in 1991?
15 Who had hits with these “foody” songs – Blackberry Way (1968), Life Is A Minestrone (1975), Raspberry Beret (1985)?
16 Who played Starsky & Hutch in the 70’s TV series?
17 Which European country was the runner-up in the 1934 & 1962 football World Cup Finals?
18 In the 1985 film Back to the Future, which year does he travel back to?
19 Liechtenstein has no airport – in which country is their nearest airport?
20a A budgie is native to which country?
20b Budgie was the name of a helicopter in a book written by whom?
20c Which 60’s singer and actor played Budgie on TV in the 70’s?
21 What is the capital of Pakistan & what was the capital when Pakistan gained independence in 1947?
22 What were the 5 non-human characters in the British version of The Magic Roundabout?
23 What is the name of the lowest classical female singing voice?
24 In the game of Tetris each piece in the game is made of how many segments?
25 What is the most widely spoken language in Bangladesh?
26 In greyhound racing what colour jacket does the dog in trap 5 wear?
27 What are the 3 countries in Africa with only 4 letters in their English name?
28 Who is the most featured artist on the Now That’s What I Call Music albums?
29 Christine Chubbock on July 15th, 1974 was the first person (& last I think) to do what on live television?
30 In which films did Burt Reynolds play these characters: J J McClure (1981 & 1984); Jack Horner (1997); Lewis (1972)
2 The Big Breakfast
4 Chicago & Sears Tower
5 Vertical Take-Off & Landing
7 Hewlett Packard (HP)
8 (Field) Hockey
10 Potatoes, cauliflower, carrots, swede (or turnip)
12 Monosodium Glutamate
13 1962 (allow +/- 1)
14 Terry Waite
15 Move, 10cc, Prince
16 David Soul & Paul Michael Glaser
19 Switzerland (in Zurich)
20b Sarah Ferguson
20c Adam faith
21 Islamabad & Karachi
22 Dougal, Zebedee, Brian, Dylan, Ermintrude
27 Chad, Mali, Togo
28 Robbie Williams
29 Committed suicide
30 Cannonball Run (I & II) Boogie Nights; Deliverance
Q Which American State is the nearest geographically to Africa?
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Q A triple Whopper sandwich with cheese at Burger King contains how many calories?