1 In which decade did the SNP gain their first parliamentary seat (in a by-election)?
2 A griffin is a mythical beast combining which 2 creatures?
3 Who was Arthur Jefferson’s partner in a famous double act?
4 Which writer & comedian wrote the book & story on which the Queen musical We Will Rock You was based?
5 Richard Hannay was the hero of which book by John Buchan published in 1915?
6a Pam Shriver won 7 ladies doubles championships at Wimbledon with which partner?
6b Peter Fleming won 4 men’s doubles championships at Wimbledon with which partner?
7 What are the 3 cities in West Yorkshire?
8 What do the hills in Uffington, Westbury & Cherhill have in common?
9 Which high street retailer is named after a Greek city?
10 Which 2 metals other than gold & silver are hallmarked in the UK?
11a Which film franchise includes sequels called Catching Fire & Mockingjay parts 1 and 2?
11b Which film franchise includes sequels called Revenge of the Fallen & Age of Extinction?
11c Which film franchise includes sequels called The Meltdown & Continental Drift?
12 What is the name of the multi-sport event created by Prince Harry for injured & disabled forces personnel?
13 Archbishop Makarios was the President of which island in the Mediterranean until 1956?
14 Who was captain of England’s 20/20 cricket team when they won the ICC World 20/20 in 2010?
15 Which 3 native American tribes are the largest in the present day?
16 In 1950, who was wrongly executed for the murder of his wife & daughter at 10 Rillington Place in London?
17 A Volvo P1800 & an Aston Martin DBS are 2 cars driven by Roger Moore in the Saint & The Persuaders – what were their registrations?
18 Which word for a type of bread also describes a type of cut used on precious stones?
19 What is the total if you add the titles of Adele’s 3 albums together?
20 Spook, Fancy, Brain & Choo-Choo were all characters in which cartoon series?
21 In which year of the 60s did the Six-Day war between Israel & its Arab neighbours take place?
22 In the Paso Doble what does the female dancer represent?
23a John Noakes passed away this week; what was his dog called & what breed was he?
23b Who were the 2 female presenters of Blue Peter who worked with John Noakes?
24 Which Olympics were the first to be televised?
25 What sauce is used in Eggs Benedict?
26 What was the first name of the little girl who owned Bagpuss?
27 In the 50s & 60s in the USA, what did the Airforce sponsored Project Blue Book investigate?
28 How many Oscars did Alfred Hitchcock win for Best Director?
29 Which Beatles album sleeve was the first to include the song lyrics?
30a Which was created first – the rich tea or the digestive biscuit?
30b Which was created first – the custard cream or the bourbon cream?
30c Which was created first – Jaffa cakes or penguins?
30d Which was created first – Twix or Curly Wurly?
1 Sixties – 1967
2 Lion & eagle
3 Oliver Hardy
4 Ben Elton
5 The 39 Steps
6a Martina Navratilova
6b John McEnroe
7 Bradford Leeds Wakefield
8 White horses
10 Platinum & palladium
11a The Hunger Games
11c Ice Age
12 Invictus Games
14 Paul Collingwood
15 Navajo Cherokee Sioux
16 Timothy Evans
17 ST 1 & BS 1
19 19 + 21 + 25 = 65
20 Top Cat (or Boss Cat)
22 The bullfighter’s cape (not the bull)
23a Shep & border collie
23b Valerie Singleton & Lesley Judd
24 Berlin 1936
28 None (5 times nominated)
29 Sgt Pepper
30a Rich tea (17th century) Digestive (1839)
30b Custard cream (1908) Bourbon (1910)
30c Jaffa cakes (1927) penguins (1932)
30d Twix (1967) Curly Wurly (1971)
Q In the Manchester Utd. Version of Monopoly, which player is on the square where Whitechapel would normally be?
A Peter Schmeichel
Number Guess (nearest wins)
Q How many years elapsed between the last Ancient Olympic Games & the first Modern Olympic Games?
A 1503 (393 & 1896)