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Round One – General Knowledge One

  1. In Medieval England rents were frequently calculated and paid in the dried berries of which condiment?  Peppecorns
  2. Who married 89-year old J Howard Marshall II in 1995? Anna Nicole Smith
  3. From which country does the drink Stella Artois originate? Belgium
  4. What is the name of water that collects in the bottom of a boat? Bilge
  5. Of which nation did George W Bush once say “their problem is, they don't have a word for entrepreneur”? The French
  6. Which breed of cats, rabbits, and goats have the same name? Angora
  7. In 2003 who became the first Russian act to have a No 1 single in the UK? Tatu
  8. Dove Cottage, the home of William Wordsworth, is in which village? Grasmere
  9. In historical military or political terms, what is “Conshie” short for? Conscientious objector
  10. What are the four corner Squares on an English Monopoly Board? Go, Jail(Just Visiting) Free Parking, Go to Jail

Round Two - TV and Film

  1. Who plays the part of Bond Girl  'Jinx' in the Bond film, Die Another Day?  Halle Berry
  2. Which Briton wrote the episode of the Simpsons which achieved record viewing figures on Sky One? Ricky Gervais
  3.  How many red boxes are there in Deal or No Deal? Twenty Two
  4. Which was the original presenter of Robot Wars? Jeremy Clarkson
  5. What were the names of the two cartoon mice pursued by the cat Mr. Jinx? Pixie and Dixie
  6. For which writer was the name Gerald Wiley a pseudonym? Ronnie Barker
  7. Which western TV series featured the characters Jed “Kid” Curry and Hannibal Heyes? Alias Smith And Jones
  8. In the Bond film Goldfinger, what was the name of Goldfinger's bodyguard? Oddjob
  9.  What is the name of the 2002 film about a layabout philanderer who exploits single mothers but has responsibility for
    a 12 year-old thrust upon him?  “About a boy”
  10. The olympics of which year featured as the setting for the film Chariots of Fire? 1924

Round Three – Literature

  1. Who wrote The Hunchback of Notre Dame? Victor Hugo
  2. In which book did Nemo captain the Nautillus? 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
  3. Name Peter Rabbit's three sisters? Flopsy, Mopsy and Cottontail
  4. What was the name of the Dickens character known as the Artful Dodger? Jack Dawkins
  5. Who sailed to the land where the bong tree grows? the owl and the pussycat
  6. In the Robin Hood stories, who was the Sheriff of Nottingham's chief henchman? Guy of Gisburne
  7. In the Hans Christian Andersen story, which little girl was found inside the petals of a flower? Thumbelina
  8. What is the title of the children's book in which the main character's surname is Bucket? Charlie and The Chocolate
  9. Name the three musketeers. Aramis, Porthos and Athos
  10. Which Dickens novel includes an account of the storming of the Bastille? A Tale of Two Cities

Round Four – General Knowledge Two

  1. What is the name of Italy's largest airport, situated in Rome? Leonardo Da Vinci International
  2. What is the name usually given to a female horse under 24 months of age or in thoroughbred racing, under the age of
    five? Filly
  3. Which modern band consists of Alex Turner, Jamie Cook, Andy Nicholson, Matt Helders? Arctic Monkeys
  4. Which Cheshire town was traditionally the base of Britain’s Silk industry? Macclesfield
  5. What is the Greek word for restaurant?  Taverna
  6. What is a Picador? A bullfighter on horseback
  7. Which mythological character died when he flew too close to the sun? Icarus
  8. In the game of Cluedo, which of the rooms would come last alphabetically? Study
  9. In the Roman Catholic church, the abbreviation Mgr stands for which ecclesiastical title?  Monsignor
  10. Formentera is the smallest of which group of Islands? Balearic