1: ‘Corriere della Sera’ is a popular newspaper published in which country?
2: Put the following wars or conflicts in order of estimated casualties, starting with the highest number:
a: Vietnam War (1959 – 1975)
b: Qing dynasty conquest of the Ming Dynasty (1616 – 1662)
c: Russian Civil War (1917 – 1921)
d: World War I (1914 – 1918
3: In film, the inventive Major Boothroyd is simply known under which other name?
4: Which enchanting role have both Edmund Gwenn and Richard Attenborough played in film?
5: The 12th century Italian Flavio de Gioia is considered by many to be the father of which useful rose?
6: Damon Lindelof, J. J. Abrams and Jeffrey Lieber are responsible for creating which phenomenon?
7: Which river runs through Newcastle city centre?
8: Stewart Island is the third largest island in which country?
9: Which ‘JR’ is both a UFC commentator and host of one of the most popular podcasts on iTunes?
10: If you’re looking for someone with a GSOH, what do the letters GSOH stand for?
11: Helen Sharman was which country’s first astronaut to visit space in 1991?
- a) Australia b) Great Britain c) USA
12: Francisco Scaramanga is a character from which James Bond film?
- a) For Your Eyes Only b) The Man with the Golden Gun c) Goldfinger
13: Which is the eighth and further known planet from the sun in the solar system?
14: A word, phrase, or sequence that reads the same backwards as forwards is known as a what?
15: What is the capital city of Bangladesh?
16: Mark Zuckerberg founded which social network in February 2004?
17: In a car, what does ABS stand for?
18: On the road, ANPR might automatically detect and read your what?
19: Lake Victoria, spanning Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya is the largest reservoir of which river?
20: Which movement did Sir Robert Baden-Powell create in 1907?
2: Correct order: BDCA:
b: Qing dynasty conquest of the Ming Dynasty – (at least 25,000,000)
d: World War I – (between 15,000,000 and 20,000,000)
c: Russian Civil War – (between 6,000,000 and 9,000,000)
a: Vietnam War – (between 3,000,000 and 5,000,000)
3: . ‘Q’ (Bond films)
4: Kris Kringle in ‘Miracle on 34th Street’
5: The windrose on a compass.
6: LOST – the US TV Series
7: River Tyne
8: New Zealand
9: Joe Rogan
10: Good Sense of Humour
11: b) Great Britain
12: b) The Man with the Golden Gun
17: Anti-lock Breaking System
18: Number plate
19: The Nile
20: Boy Scout movement