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1How much does a ‘stitch in time’ save? 9
2How many pennies are there in an old style English pound? 240
3In which Scottish lake is a monster said to live? Loch Ness
4How many people would normally make up a jury in England and Wales? 12
5What nationality was the composer Frederick Chopin? Polish
6What were commuters urged to go to work on in the 1960’s? An egg
7What is the RAF’s famous aerobatic display team called? The Red Arrows
8Which English city is familiarly known as ‘Brum’? Birmingham
9What is the plural of ‘dwarf’? Dwarfs OR Dwarves
10If you had ‘tinnitus’ what would you be suffering from? A ringing in the ears
11What is the world’s best selling perfume? Chanel No.5
12Scorpions are immune to their own venom. True or False? False
13In a hit song of 1939, where was the washing going to be hung out? On the Seigfried line
14What colour is a Harrods carrier bag? Green
15Which of Henry VIII’s wives was mother of Queen Elizabeth 1? Anne Boleyn
16Where in London did ‘The Wombles’ live? Wimbledon
17What sport are Olga Korbut and Nadia Comaneci famous? Gymnastics
18Dietary deficiency of vitamin C gives rise to which disease? Scurvy
19What is the newspaper of the Salvation Army called? The War Cry
20What was the name of the frog who appeared in ‘The Muppet Show’? Kermit
21What is the most mentioned animal in the Bible? Sheep
22What was the nickname of the German Field Marshall Erwin Rommel? The desert fox
23If an egg floats in water is it fresh or stale? Stale
24What number do we associate with James Bond? 007
25If you don’t have a napkin, is it OK to use the tablecloth? No!
26A cricket umpire holds both arms straight up to indicate what? Six runs
27The Monument in London commemorates what? The place where the Great Fire of London started
28What country is sometimes known as ‘Blighty’? England
29What product was originally marketed as ‘liquid beef’? Bovril
30What is the 19th hole of a golf course? The bar of the club house!
31‘Allegro’ is a musical direction to play how? Lively, fast
32How many men did the ‘Grand Old Duke of York’ have? 10,000
33Who wrote ‘All I need to make a comedy is a park, a policeman and a pretty girl’? Charlie Chaplin
34What is Uri Geller famous for? Bending spoons
35Who or what is ‘the old lady of Threadneedle Street’? The Bank of England
36What does three squared equal? 9
37Which Olympic event begins with the words ‘en garde’? Fencing
38What do the initials ‘K.F.C.’ stand for? Kentucky Fried Chicken
39Who was known as ‘the lady of the lamp’? Florence Nightingale
40What is the name of the Australian wind instrument made famous by Rolf Harris? Digeridoo
41According to the Bible, who did God give the Ten Commandments to? Moses
42Who first broadcast ‘A Letter From America’ in 1946? Alistair Cooke
43What do the initials ‘F.B.I.’ stand for? Federal Bureau of Investigation
44What does the Queen hand out on the Thursday before Easter? Maundy money
45Which one has a tail, chimpanzee, baboon or gorilla? Baboon
46What in World War 2 was a ‘stuka’? A German dive-bombing aircraft
47What colour is a Spanish post box? Yellow
48According to the proverb, what should you not wash in public? Your dirty linen
49Who wrote ‘Journey to the Centre of the Earth’ and 'Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea’? Jules Verne
50What is the maximum number of times a piece of paper can be folded in half? 7
51What kind of spoon featured in Edward Lear’s ‘The Owl and the Pussycat’? A runcible spoon
52In 1971 East Pakistan became which independent nation? Bangladesh
53How many pounds (in money) is a ‘monkey’? 500
54How are you travelling if you are travelling ‘as the crow flies’? In a straight line
55In which county is the River Medway? Kent
56What ingredient is used with sugar to make meringue? Egg white
57What is the name of Muslim’s holy book? The Koran
58In what year was Hong Kong returned to China? 1997
59In Bottecelli’s famous painting ‘The Birth of Venus’, what object is Venus standing on? A clam
60In which year did the pound note stop being legal tender? 1988
61How many legs has a ‘Bombay duck’ got? None, it’s a fish
62In Beatrix Potter’s book, what kind of animal is Jeremy Fisher? A frog
63From which city does Coleman’s mustard originate? Norwich
64Who wrote the opera ‘The Marriage of Figaro’? Mozart
65What did Peter Piper pick? A peck of pickled pepper
66In which sport did Steve Redgrave win gold medals at five consecutive Olympics? Rowing
67What is a ‘busman’s holiday’? Doing the same thing on holiday as you do at home
68What type of fish is used in the making of Worcestershire sauce? Anchovy
69What type of creature is a ‘hammerhead’? Shark
70Which is the only country that shares a border with Portugal? Spain
71What stone does an engagement ring usually contain? Diamond
72In which musical would you hear the song ‘Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious’? Mary Poppins
73Which US state is known as the’ Sunshine State’? Florida
74What did Cinderella lose at the ball? Her glass slipper
75What team has won the world cup in football more than any other? Brazil
76‘Bertie Bassett’ was used in the advertising of which sweets? Liquorice Allsorts
77What according to Lady Macbeth would not sweeten her little hand? All the perfumes in Arabia
78What is 11  X  12? 132
79From which British sitcom did the phrase ‘lovely jubbly’ come? Only Fools and Horses
80What was the name of Queen Elizabeth when she married the Duke of York in 1923? Lady Elizabeth Bowes Lyon
81In English folklore, what was the name of Robin Hood’s chaplain? Friar Tuck
82Which insect’s bite can spread malaria? Mosquito
83In cockney rhyming slang, what does ‘apples and pears’ mean? Stairs
84What is the square root of 100? 10
85What kind of music did Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington play? Jazz
86Whose birthday is celebrated throughout the world on January 25th? Robert Burns
87What natural structure in central Australia is known by Aboriginies as 'Uluru'? Ayers Rock
88What two things do bees collect? Nectar and pollen
89What is the only substance capable of cutting a diamond? Another diamond
90Which instrument is James Galway famous for playing? Flute
91Which country is Santiago the capital of? Chile
92In 'Baa Baa Black Sheep'where did the little boy live? Down the lane
93What is the maximum weight for a flyweight boxer? 8 stone
94What is the name of the afternoon nap traditionally taken in hot countries? Siesta
95What is the emblem of Ireland? Shamrock
96What are you wearing if you are in your birthday suit? Nothing!
97Where is the ocean of storms? On the moon
98What turns blue cheese blue? Mold
99What kind of animal is Beatrix Potter's character Mrs. Tiggywinkle? A hedgehog
100What was the world's highest mountain before Everest was discovered? Everest!
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