1: What cake derives its name from the French word for lightning?
2: Montmartre is a large hill in which French city?
3: Which rap legend is known as Hova?
4: In the opening scene of the Godfather movie, what is the name of Don Corleone’s daughter who’s wedding is taking place as her father takes requests?
5: As of 2018, which jockey had most classic wins?
6: In the UK, which island might you be referring to by the initials IOW?
7: Aviator Denys Corbett Wilson is best known for completing which feat in 1912?
8: Which word game invented by Allan Turoff features a grid of lettered dices?
9: The Whitbread Book Award became known as what in 2006 when the name of the sponsor changed?
10: Audrey Tautou plays which title character in this 2001 French happy-go-lucky film?
11: In architecture, which ‘AD’ term describes a popular 1930s design style featuring bold outlines and geometric shapes?
12: Which British architect born in 1806 is best known for the original Thames Tunnel and the Clifton and Hungerford Suspension Bridges?
- a) Robert Stephenson b) Isambard Kingdom Brunel c) William Henry Barlow
13: Who played boxer Muhammed Ali in the 2001 biopic ‘Ali’?
14: Which batsman holds the highest individual scorer in test match cricket having scored 400 against England in 2003-04?
15: Alan Shepard was which country’s first astronaut to visit space in 1961?
- a) Australia b) Great Britain c) USA
16: Which Mexican painter born in 1907 and known for her surrealist work was depicted on the big screen by Salma Hayek in 2002?
17: In which British city might you find the Arndale Centre, The Trafford Centre or the Triangle?
18: Ford Maddox Brown was a French-born painter best associated with which British city?
- a) London b) Birmingham c) Manchester
19: Which is the larger lake; Lake Superior or Lake Michigan?
20: What mode of transport did Gottlieb Daimler invent in 1885?
5: Lestor Piggot
6: Isle of Wight
7: First complete flight between Britain and Ireland
9: Costa Book Awards
11: Art Deco
12: b) Isambard Kingdom Brunel
13: Will Smith
14: Brian Lara
15: c) USA
16: Frida Kahlo
18: c) Manchester
19: Lake Superior
20: Motor cycle