1 Ailsa Craig is one of the main sources of which piece of winter sports equipment?
2 Who played the title role in the 1969 film Downhill Racer?
3 Apart from skiing, which other sport is takes place on a piste?
4 Eddie “The Eagle” Edwards features in a current advert for which supermarket on TV?
5 Great Britain won a Gold Medal at the 1976,1980 & 1984 Winter Olympics; who were the winners?
6 Dave Lee Roth was the lead singer with which band between 1974 & 1985 & from 2006 onwards?
7 Which musical instrument did Karen Carpenter play?
8 Which number one by the Osmonds was Boyzone’s first top 10 hit?
9 “I’ve been sitting here all day thinking” is the first line of which number one single in 1971?
10 What were the first names of Peters & Lee best known for the song Welcome Home?
11 Which actress played Mrs Blewitt in Open All Hours & Nora Batty in Last of the Summer Wine?
12 The Minute Mart on Bridge Street features on which BBC show?
13 Café Nervosa is the coffee shop that featured in which TV comedy series?
14 In which TV comedy does Gary Sparrow have a shop called Blitz & Pieces selling 40’s memorabilia?
15 What is the name of the café, the newsagent & the kebab shop in Coronation Street?
16 Who wrote the play Blithe Spirit about a séance?
17 How was Marty Hopkirk killed so he became a ghost?
18 The 1990 film Ghost featured which song by the Righteous Brothers?
19 Whose ghost is supposed to haunt the Tower of London with her head tucked underneath her arm?
20 Name 3 of Shakespeare’s plays where a ghost features?
21 What is amber made from?
22 In the Trade Union ASLEF, what does the L stand for?
23 Who is the only Rugby Union player to win BBC Sports Personality of the Year?
24 How To Handle a Woman (can’t do that these days) is a song from which musical?
25 What is ASDA’s own brand of chocolate biscuit similar to a Penguin?
26 Which cartoon series created by Hanna-Barbera was set in Orbit City?
27 Larry Fortensky was the last husband of which actress?
28 Which African country was previously known as Basutoland?
29 A golf tournament between GB & Ireland against the Rest of Europe from 2000 – 2013 was named after which golfer?
30 The BMW i3 & i10 all electric cars are so quiet that BMW sell an accessory that fits inside the bonnet and makes a car noise when the car is moving – true or false?
1 Curling Stones
2 Robert Redford
3 Fencing (or petanque)
5 John Curry, Robin Cousins & Torvill & Dean
6 Van Halen
8 Love Me for a Reason
9 Grandad by Clive Dunn
10 Lennie & Dianne
11 Kathy Staff
14 Goodnight Sweetheart
15 Roy’s Rolls, The Kabin, Prima Donner
16 Noel Coward
17 Killed in a hit & run
18 Unchained Melody
19 Anne Boleyn
20 3 of Hamlet, Macbeth, Julius Caesar, Richard III, Cymbeline
21 Tree sap/resin
23 Johnny Wilkinson
26 The Jetsons
27 Elizabeth Taylor
29 Seve Ballesteros
Q Joel Walker Sweeney was known for popularising which musical instrument in the 1830’s?
Number Guess (Nearest wins)
Q In which year was the first recipe for rice pudding published in England?
A 1615 (Gervase Markham)