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Which animal lays eggs? Duck billed platypus

2. On television what was Flipper? Dolphin
3. How many rings on the Olympic flag? Five
4. What colour is vermilion a shade of? Red
5. King Zog ruled which country? Albania
6. What colour is Spock's blood? Green
7. Where can you find London bridge today? USA ( Arizona )
8. Carl and the Passions changed band name to what? Beach Boys
9. Where in your body is your patella? Knee ( it's the kneecap )
10. What spirit is mixed with ginger beer in a Moscow mule? Vodka
11. Who was the first man in space? Yuri Gagarin
12. What would you do with a Yashmak? Wear it - it's an Arab veil
13. Who betrayed Jesus to the Romans? Judas Escariot
14. Who's band was The Quarrymen? John Lenon
15. Which was the most successful Grand National horse? Red Rum
16. Who starred as the Six Million Dollar Man? Lee Majors
17. In the song Waltzing Matilda - What is a Jumbuck? Sheep
18. Who was Dan Dare's greatest enemy in the Eagle? Mekon
19. What is Dick Grayson better known as? Robin (Batman and Robin)
20. What was given on the fourth day of Christmas? Calling birds
21. What was Skippy ( on TV )? The bush kangaroo
22. What does a funambulist do? Tightrope walker
23. What is the name of Dennis the Menace's dog? Gnasher
24. What are bactrians and dromedaries? Camels (one hump or two)
25. Who played The Fugitive? David Jason
26. Who was the King of Swing? Benny Goodman
27. Who was the first man to fly across the channel? Louis Bleriot
28. Who starred as Rocky Balboa? Sylvester Stallone
29. In which war was the charge of the Light Brigade? Crimean
30. Who invented the television? John Logie Baird
31. Who would use a mashie niblick? Golfer
32. In the song who killed Cock Robin? Sparrow
33. What do deciduous trees do? Lose their leaves in winter

34. In golf what name is given to the No 3 wood? Spoon

35. If you has caries who would you consult? Dentist - its tooth decay
36. What other name is Mellor's famously known by? Lady Chatterlys Lover
37. What did Jack Horner pull from his pie? Plum
38. How many feet in a fathom? Six
39. which film had song Springtime for Hitler? The Producers
40. Name the legless fighter pilot of ww2? Douglas Bader
41. What was the name of inn in Treasure Island? Admiral Benbow
42. What was Erich Weiss better known as? Harry Houdini
43. Who sailed in the Nina - Pinta and Santa Maria? Christopher Columbus
44. Which leader died in St Helena? Napoleon Bonaparte
45. Who wrote Gone with the Wind? Margaret Mitchell
46. What does ring a ring a roses refer to? The Black Death
47. Whose nose grew when he told a lie? Pinocchio
48. Who has won the most Oscars? Walt Disney
49. What would a Scotsman do with a spurtle? Eat porridge (it's a spoon)
50. Which award has the words for valour on it? Victoria Cross
51. If you had pogonophobia what would you be afraid of? Beards
52. Who would take silk as part of their job? Barrister
53. Who won an Oscar for the African Queen? Bogart
54. Who sang the theme song in 9 to 5? Dolly Parton
55. What in business terms is the IMF? International Monetary Fund
56. Ringo Star narrates which children's TV series? Thomas the tank engine
57. Which country grows the most fruit? China
58. Which company is owned by Bill Gates? Microsoft
59. What would you do with a maris piper? Eat it - it's a potato
60. In Casablanca what is the name of the nightclub? Rick's
61. What was the first James Bond book? Casino Royal
62. What kind of animal is a lurcher? Dog
63. What is the currency of Austria? Schilling

64. What is the Islamic equal to the red cross? Red Crescent

65. In fable who sold a cow for five beans? Jack ( and grew a beanstalk )
66. How did Alfred Nobel make his money? He invented Dynamite
67. Who was the first man to run a sub four minute mile? Roger Bannister
68. What are Munroes? Mountains in Scotland
69. Which car company makes the Celica? Toyota
70. Air Lingus is the national airline of which country? Republic of Ireland or Eire
71. Who discovered radium? The Curies
72. What does an alopecia sufferer lack? Hair
73. Who painted The Haywain? John Constable
74. Triskadeccaphobia is the fear of what? Number 13
75. What is a baby rabbit called? Kit or Kitten
76. Which country had The Dauphin as a ruler? France
77. Who did Michael Caine play in the Ipcress File? Harry Palmer
78. Who won Euro song contest Save All Your Kisses For Me? Brotherhood of Man
79. Which country had the guns of Naverone installed? Turkey
80. Ictheologists study what? Fish
81. What is a Winston Churchill? Cigar
82. Who or what lives in a formicarium? Ants
83. What type of acid is used in car batteries? Sulphuric
84. It's a flock of sheep what's a group of owls called? Parliament
85. What animal would you find in a form? Hare
86. Who in books and films was the man of bronze? Doc Savage
87. Who was Stan Laurels partner? Oliver Hardy
88. What kind of food is Cullan Skink? Fish
89. What is classified by the A B O system? Blood Groups
90. What plant does the Colorado beetle attack? Potato
91. Where did the Pied Piper play? Hamlin
92. To where in France do the sick make pilgrimages? Lourdes
93. In which city was the famous black hole? Calcutta
94. Christopher Cockerel invented what? Hovercraft
95. Ray Bolger played who in The Wizard of Oz? Scarecrow

96. Sabotage is French - What did the saboteurs use? Shoes - sabot means shoe

97. Which part of the human body contains the most gold Toenails
98. If you had rubella what would you have caught? German Measles
99. Mohs scale hardest is diamond - what's the softest? Talc
100. La Giaconda is better known as what? Mona Lisa
101. Who wrote the Opera Madam Butterfly? Puccini
102. What links - Goa - Kerula - Assam - Bihar? India
103. Eric Arthur Blaire was the real name of which author? George Orwell
104. Names - Baker Cook obvious what did Cordwainer do? Shoemaker
105. Which country do Sinologists study? China
106. Ruby Stevens became famous under which name? Barbara Stanwyck
107. Which non alcoholic cordial is made from pomegranates? Grenadine
108. What is Orchesis - either professional or amateur? Art of Dancing
109. Taken literally what should you see in a Hippodrome? Horses
110. Who wrote the Man in the Iron Mask? Alexander Dumas
111. Which 1993 Disney film starred Bet Middler as a witch? Hocus Pocus
112. Who piloted the first flight across the English channel? Louis Bleriot
113. What was the first James Bond film? Dr No
114. What 1991 film won best film, actor, actress, director Oscars? Silence of the Lambs
115. What was the capital of Ethiopia? Addis Ababa
116. Aescapalious emblem staff snake Greek Roman god of what? Medicine

117. Giacomo Agostini - 122 Grand Prix 15 world titles what sport? Motorcycle Racing

118. What is the largest state in the USA? Alaska
119. Led Deighton trilogy Game Set Match What 3 Capitals? Berlin MexicoLondon
120. Alan Stuart Konigsberg famous as who? Woody Allen
121. Which human rights organisation founded 1961 got Nobel 1977? Amnesty International
122. Whose autobiography was The long walk to Freedom? Nelson Mandela
123. What was discovered in 1922 by Howard Carter? Tutankamen tomb
124. Clyde Tonbaugh discovered what planet in 1930? Pluto
125. Who won the women's heptathlon at Seoul in 1988? Jackie Joyner-Kersey
126. Who wrote Northanger Abbey? Jayne Austin
127. Who ran through the streets naked crying Eureka? Archimedes
128. Who composed the Brandeberg concertos full names? Johan Sebastian Bach
129. Who won the World Series in 1987? Minnesota twins
130. What is the correct term of address to the Pope? Your Holiness
131. In which city was Alexander Graham Bell born in 1847? Edinburgh
132. Who composed the ballets Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker? Tchaikovsky
133. AG Bell opened school in Boston in 1872 for Teachers of what? The Deaf
134. Benjamin Kubelsky 1894 fame as what comedian? Jack Benny
135. In the Old Testament what book comes between Obadiah - Micah? Jonah

136. Robin Williams dressed in drag for which 1993 film? Mrs Doubtfire

137. Which chess piece could be a member of the church? Bishop
138. Which German word means lightning war used in WW2? Blitzkrieg
139. Broccoli belongs to what family of plants? Cabbage
140. Who designed the first Iron ship the Great Britain in 1845? I. Kingdom Brunel
141. Whose boat Bluebird was recently raised from Coniston water? Donald Campbell
142. in 1951 which (of two) car companies introduced power steering? Buick - Chrysler
143. Who wrote Catch 22 (both names)? Joseph Heller
144. Which country set up the world's first chemistry lab in 1650? Netherlands
145. What links the names Botvinik, Tal, Karpov, Fischer? Chess World Champs
146. What is the national flower of Japan? Chrysanthemum
147. Bombardier Billy Wells was seen on many Rank films - why? Hit Gong
148. Where in France do claret wines come from? Bordeaux
149. What did mathematician John Napier invent in 1614? Logarithms
150. What was the world's first high level programming language 1957? IBM FORTRAN
151. Consumption was the former name of which disease? Tuberculosis
152. Which American state is nicknamed The Diamond State? Delaware
153. What are the Sirocco, Mistral and Chinook? Winds
154. Who wrote about Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory? Roald Dahl

155. Who, at USA customs declared, nothing but my genius? Oscar Wilde

156. Issur Danielovitch became famous a who? Kirk Douglas
157. Who sailed in the Golden Hind? Sir Francis Drake
158. What was the name of the plantation in Gone with the Wind? Tara
159. Who won the 1988 Superbowl? Washington Redskins
160. Which group believes in The Great Architect of the Universe? Freemasons
161. Robert Alan Zimmerman real name of who? Bob Dylan
162. Processed Galena produces which metal? Lead
163. Who wrote Gulliver's Travels (both names)? Jonathon Swift
164. What is a Ha Ha? Sunken Fence
165. In Japan what is Seppuku? Hari Kari - suicide
166. Who discovered blood circulation? William Harvey
167. The dunnock is another name for which common bird? Hedge Sparrow
168. If someone said they were from Hellas - which country? Greece
169. Who was the son of Zeus and Maia - Gods Messenger? Hermes
170. Roy Scherer jr became famous as who? Rock Hudson
171. Who wrote Brave New World (full name)? Aldus Huxley
172. What links Calabria, Liguria, Puglia and Veneto? Regions of Italy
173. Which city in Rajasthan has riding breeches named after it? Jodhpur
174. Portugal has had six Kings with what first name? John

175. What martial arts name means gentle way? Judo

176. Jean Claude Killy famous in which sport? Skiing
177. Kimberlite contains what precious item? Diamonds
178. Who directed Dr Strangelove - 2001 - The Shining (full name)? Stanley Kubrick
179. Rene Lalique - Art Nouveau designer worked what material? Glass
180. Who created the land of Narnia and Lion Witch and Wardrobe? Clive Staples Lewis
181. What animal lives in a drey? Squirrel
182. Why is Louise Brown - born 1978 famous? First test tube baby
183. The title of whose book translates as my struggle? Adolf Hitler
184. Anna Mary Robinson - famous American painter - what name? Grandma Moses
185. In which country would you find the Negev desert? Israel
186. Which character has been played by the most actors? Sherlock Holmes
187. In Greek mythology a Hamadryads spirit guarded what? Trees
188. Jocasta was the wife of Laius and the mother of who? Oedipus
189. Who wrote The Rights of Man - and The Age of Reason? Thomas Paine
190. What is the capital of Sicily? Palermo
191. What was invented by Dr Edward Land in 1947? Polaroid
192. Syd Barett, Roger Waters, Richard Wright, Nick Mason - Group? Pink Floyd
193. Carlo Collodi created which famous children's character? Pinocchio
194. What is mainly extracted from pitchblende? Uranium

195. Which connects Delft, Sevres, Wedgwood, Chelsea? Porcelain

196. Which country introduced the worlds first diesel loco in 1912? Germany
197. in 1656 Christian Huygens invented what type of timekeeper? Pendulum clock
198. Duvali, Dushira and Holi are religious days in which religion? Hindu
199. In what industry did John Davidson Rockefeller get rich? Oil
200. The Mau Mau were terrorists in which country late 50s early 60s? Kenya
201. What movie cast included James Garner, Richard Attenbourough, Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, Donald Pleasance, James Coburn, Gordon Jackson, Angus McPhee among many others? The Great Escape
202. If you suffer from epistaxis what is wrong? Nose bleed
203. In which book would you find the manservant Pas Partout? Around the world in 80 days
204. What animals name translates as water horse? Hippopotamus
205. In Greek mythology who killed the Gorgon? Perseus
206. Which two metals are alloyed to make pewter? Tin and Lead
207. in 1899 the Eastman company in the USA produced first what? Kodak 1 - hand held roll film cam
208. What links - Sarte, Neitzsche, Russell and Decartes? Philosophers
209. in 1643 Evangalisa Torichelli invented the first what? Barometer
210. Which Spanish painter has first exhibition at 16? Pablo Picasso
211. Where did the mutineers of the Bounty settle? Pitcairn Islands

212. What is the longest river in Italy? Po

213. What does a polyandric women have more than one of? Husband
214. What links Brazil, Uruguay, Mozambique and Angola? Colonies of Portugal
215. What is the American equivalent of the Irish Poteen? Moonshine
216. Who was the last king of Troy killed by Achilles son Pyrrhus? Priam
217. In 1911 Hiram Bingham discovered what lost city? Machu Picchu
218. Who won the Superbowl in 1989? San Francisco 49 ers
219. Who wrote the book Billy Budd also Moby Dick? Herman Melville
220. Which highwayman rode the horse Black Bess? Dick Turpin
221. Barry Allen was the alter ego of which DC comic superhero? The Flash
222. In 1901 which brand of car was seen for the first time? Mercedes
223. Brisbane is the state capital of which SE Australian state? Queensland
224. In Norse mythology what is the name of the ultimate battle? Ragnarok
225. In 1890 the first electric what opened in London? Underground railway
226. Who wrote the children's novel Swallows and Amazons? Arthur Ransom
227. Oil seed rape belongs to which plant family? Mustard
228. Which Norwegian politicians name became a word for traitor? Vidkun Quisling
229. What is the capitol of Morocco? Rabat
230. What shape were the sailors plates in Nelsons navy? Square Thus Square meal

231. What religion links Weasak, Dhrammacacka, and Bhodi day? Buddhist

232. Linus Torwalds invented and wrote what? Linux computer operating system
233. The bander macaque has which commoner name? Rhesus Monkey
234. Zambia and Zimbabwe used to be called what? Rhodesia
235. What is the staple food of one third of the worlds population? Rice
236. Paul Robeson the singer of old man river had what profession? Lawyer
237. Rene Laennac invented which aid for doctors in 1810? Stethoscope
238. Jagger, Richards, Wyman, Jones, Watts, Stewart - which band? The Rolling Stones
239. What digit does not exist in Roman Numerals? Zero
240. Who was nicknames The desert Fox (both Names)? Erwin Rommel
241. What aid to archaeologists from 197 bc was found in Egypt 1799? Rosetta Stone
242. Which annual sporting event between 2 teams started in 1829? The University Boat Race
243. Who was the jeweller to the Russian Court famous Easter eggs? Faberge
244. What type of food is Taramasalata? Cured /smoked cod roe
245. What links Samuel Delaney, Fredrick Pohl, Harlan Ellison? Science Fiction
246. Randolph Crane became famous as which cowboy actor? Randolph Scott
247. Ageusia is the loss of which sense? Taste
248. Which Irish political parties name translates as we ourselves? Sein Fein
249. Henry Ford used assembly line in 1908 but someone before 1901? Ransome Olds

250. Who performed the first heart transplant in South Africa? Christian Barnard

251. What is the common name for the star Sirius? Dog Star
252. What calculating aid was invented by William Oughtred in 1662? Slide Rule
253. Which Athenian philosopher wrote nothing immortalised by Plato?Socrates
254. Who designed the WW 1 plane Camel and co designed Hurricane? Thomas Octave Murdoch Sopwith
255. Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull were born in which US state? South Dakota
256. In 1666 Jesuit Bark was used as a prevention against what? Malaria
257. In 1971 which USA space probe was first to orbit another planet? Mariner 9
258. What links Catalonia, Andalusia, Cantabria, Galicia? Regions of Spain
259. Ingemar Stenmark won record 85 world cup races in what sport? Skiing
260. Who wrote the music for ballets Firebird and Rites of Spring? Igor Stravinsky
261. What common legal item literally means under penalty? Subpoena
262. Who was the only person to win world titles on bikes and cars? John Surtees
263. What is the oldest swimming stroke? Breaststroke 16th century
264. Which European country is divided into areas called Cantons? Switzerland
265. Which medical tool was developed by Sanctorius in 1612? Thermometer
266. What weapon was invented by Ernest Swinton used in 1916? Tank
267. Which mythological King chained grapes rose water fell? Tantalus

268. Who created Tarzan (all names) in 1914? Edgar Rice Burroughs

269. Camellia Sinesis evergreen shrub better known as what? Tea
270. In 1901 who first transmitted radio signals across Atlantic? Marconi
271. Who won six consecutive Wimbledon titles in the 1980s? Martina Navratilova
272. What Italian building material translates as baked earth? Terracotta
273. What links Buddy Holly, Lyndon Johnston, Janice Joplin? State of Texas
274. Which eponymous character was Thane of Cawder Glaimes? Macbeth
275. Who wrote the 39 steps (both names)? John Buchan
276. Who won the Superbowl in 1987? New York Giants
277. What is the food tofu made from? Soya Bean Curd via Soya milk
278. Who was the son of Poseidon and Ampherite? Triton
279. Annie Mae Bullock became famous under which name (both)? Tina Turner
280. What linked Armenia, Georgia, Latvia and Moldavia? USSR
281. What is the state capitol of New Jersey? Trenton
282. Who won an Oscar for best supporting actor in Spartacus 1960? Peter Ustinov
283. What was invented by James Dewer in 1872? Vacuum or thermos flask
284. Who was the Roman goddess of the hearth? Vesta
285. Viticulture is the growing of what plants? Vines
286. In 1953 what was first successfully transmitted in the USA? Colour Television
287. Who wrote the Thin Man in 1934 (both names)? Dashiell Hammett

288. Angel falls Venezuela Highest but where second Highest? Yosemite USA

289. Whitcome Judson in 1891 invented what for fastening shoes? Zip Fastener
290. Who sold Louisiana to the USA in 1803? Napoleon
291. Gregory Pincus, John Rock, Gerhart Domangk developed what? Oral Contraceptive
292. The Gloucester E 28/39 first flew in 1941 - what was unusual? Whittle Jet Engine
293. Women compete between USA and UK in Wightman Cup - Sport? Tennis
294. Woolworth's - the store started in which us state 1979? Lancaster Pennsylvania
295. Which actress starred in the original King Kong in 1933? Fay Wray
296. Except Australia 1 New Zealand 1 USA all since 1870 want? America's Cup
297. What's missing from ale that's included in beer? Hops
298. Until 1971 what was the name of Zaire? Congo
299. Karl Lienstater discovered which medical breakthrough in 1901? ABO Blood Groups
300. Who is the only American president elected unopposed? George Washington 1798 1792
301. Which countries men use the most deodorant? Japan
302. Who played Billy the Kid in The Left Handed Gun? Paul Newman
303. What was the first credit card? Diners Club
304. What links Humphry Davie, Michael Faraday, Madam Curie? Poisoned by chemicals work
305. Hippophagic society members support what? Eating horsemeat

306. What did Britain swap Havana for with Spain in 1763? Florida

307. What is the crime of embracery? Jury Bribing
308. Which country made the worlds first feature film in 1906? Australia Story of the Kelly gang
309. Who wrote Gentlemen Prefer Blonds? Anita Loos
310. What was Norman Bates hobby in Psycho? Stuffing birds
311. What was Casanovas day job? Librarian
312. Where is the worlds largest gold depository? Federal reserve bank Manhattan
313. Why did the state of Indiana ban Robin Hood in 1953? Communist rob rich
314. Angelo Scicilano better know as who? Charles Atlas
315. How did George II die? Fell off toilet
316. What did Marlon Brando and George C Scott refuse? Oscars
317. Why was convict 2599 unusual in Pen State prison 1924? Dog doing life for killing cat
318. What is 6 inches bigger in Summer? Eiffel tower
319. What two ingredients make the dish angels on horseback? Oysters - wrapped in Bacon
320. What was Charles Dickens last (unfinished) novel? Mystery of Edwinn Drood
321. Which sea on Earth has no beaches? Sargasso sea
322. Reuben Tice died trying to invent a machine to do what? Dewrinkle prunes
323. De Witt Wallace founded what? Readers Digest
324. Who is the Patron Saint of thieves? St Nicholas
325. According to his business card what job did Al Capone do? Sell second hand furniture

326. Humans are 10,000 times more sexually active that what animal? Rabbits

327. Shirley Schrift became famous as which actress? Shelly Winters
328. In Kansas what can a waiter not do in a teacup (legally)? Serve wine
329. Which country has the smallest birth rate? Vatican City
330. Which 1956 film caused riots in cinemas? Rock around the clock
331. Who did the USA buy the Virgin islands from? Denmark
332. Who played the scarecrow in the Wiz (all black wiz of oz)? Michael Jackson
333. What was or is a Waltzing Mathilda? Swagman's Knapsack
334. Which country was the first to introduce old age pensions? Germany
335. Which hats became popular with children in 1956? Davy Crocket
336. Malden Serkiovitch famous as which actor? Karl Malden
337. What is it illegal to pawn in New York? American flag
338. What hospital did Dr Kildare work at? Blaire General
339. Collective nouns - a smuck of what? Jellyfish
340. Who was Cleopatra's first husband? Ptolemy Dionysus her brother
341. Who was John Dawkins better known as? Artful Dodger
342. Which film star has his statue in Leicester Square? Charlie Chaplin
343. Virginia McMath became famous as which actress? Ginger Rodgers
344. What is the name of Captain Ahab's ship? Peaquod
345. Roosevelt won the 1932 election - who lost it? Herbert Hoover

346. Who wrote The History of Mr Polly? H G Wells
347. What is the first day of Lent? Ash Wednesday
348. Mr Chips said goodbye - from which fictional school? Brookfield
349. Who buried the treasure on Treasure Island? Captain Flint

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