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  • A 'cuppa' is an informal slang term for what? CUP OF TEA
  • A metric tonne consists of 1000 of what? KILOGRAMS
  • A particular hazard for motorists is black...? ICE
  • A plumb line is used for making sure something is what? VERTICAL
  • A traditional Italian dish is spaghetti…? BOLOGNESE
  • According to a proverb, what does a watched pot never do? BOIL
  • According to Greek mythology, what happens when you look into the eyes of Medusa? YOU TURN TO STONE
  • According to the old adage, how many lives does a cat have? NINE
  • According to the proverb, what 'keeps the doctor away'? APPLE A DAY
  • According to the saying, 'there's no such thing as a free …'? LUNCH
  • An old person is sometimes described as 'long in the …'? TOOTH
  • At which fictional school is the musical 'Grease' set? RYDELL HIGH
  • By definition, who keeps a building’s premises clean and makes minor repairs? JANITOR
  • By what abbreviation is a compact disk commonly known? CD
  • By what name is sodium carbonate commonly known? WASHING SODA
  • Children are invited to roll eggs on the South lawn of the White House to celebrate which holiday? EASTER
  • Christina Aguilera recorded a song for the soundtrack album of which of these animated movies? MULAN
  • Complete the name of the famous country singer, 'Shania …'? TWAIN
  • El Alamein is in which country? EGYPT
  • For what does the banking abbreviation A/C stand? ACCOUNT
  • From 1954 to 1976, what was the capital of North Vietnam? HANOI
  • Germania was the Roman name for which modern-day European country? GERMANY
  • How is a play on words commonly described? PUN
  • If something is 'a dime a dozen', what is it? COMMON
  • If you drive your car five kilometres, you will have travelled how many miles? 3.1 MILES
  • In baseball, what is the term for the player slated to bat right after the on-deck hitter? IN THE HOLE
  • In economics, what does the 'D' stand for in the abbreviation GDP? DOMESTIC
  • In music, which symbols indicate relative loudness? DYNAMICS
  • In painting, which of these is not a secondary colour? RED
  • In the Greek myth of Prometheus, which of his internal organs is pecked at by an eagle? LIVER
  • In the nursery rhyme, who met a pieman? SIMPLE SIMON
  • In the rhyme, what did the sparrow kill **** Robin with? BOW & ARROW
  • In the world video games, who has a brother called Luigi? MARIO
  • In UK, VAT stands for value-added …? TAX
  • In what country would you find Banff National Park? CANADA
  • In what movie does the Minnie Cooper shine? THE ITALIAN JOB
  • In which classic film did the Mini Cooper steal the show? THE ITALIAN JOB
  • In which of the following might food be stored? LARDER
  • In which of these areas is the children's soap "Grange Hill" set? EAST LONDON (real answer is NORTH LONDON)
  • In which pantomime is Buttons a main character? CINDERELLA
  • In which sea do the Cyclades Islands lie? AEGEAN
  • In which sport does red weight 25 kg and yellow weigh 15 kg? WEIGHTLIFTING
  • In which sport might you legally use a hand-off on an opponent? RUGBY
  • Into which ocean does the US resort Cape Cod extend? ATLANTIC
  • Lennox Lewis is a famous figure in which sport? BOXING
  • London in the 1969s was described as what? SWINGING
  • On a radio, stations are changed by using what control? TUNING
  • On which of these might you win a large sum of money? NATIONAL LOTTERY
  • On which river is the world's largest movable flood barrier? THAMES
  • Originating in Italy, what type of food is mortadella? SAUSAGE
  • Put your seat backs and tray tables into their full upright and locked position is usually heard where? AIRPLANE
  • Robbie Williams was once a member of which of these? TAKE THAT
  • Shortly after WWII, a famous war crimes tribunal was held where? NUREMBERG
  • Someone capable, is said to have ‘a safe pair of…’? HANDS
  • Something mediocre can be described as 'no great …'? SHAKES
  • The bird of paradise is native to which of these islands? NEW GUINEA
  • The body of an adult insect is divided into how many parts? THREE
  • The former punk singer John Lydon was also known as Johnny …? ROTTEN
  • The main character in the 2000 movie "Gladiator" fights what animal in the arena? TIGER
  • The Nativity is the story of whose birth? JESUS CHRIST
  • The star sign of Aquarius is also known as what? THE WATER-CARRIER
  • The West country is famous for what alcoholic drink? CIDER
  • What animal's name means 'river horse in Greek'? HIPPOPOTAMUS
  • What are said to be 'down' when things are not going well? CHIPS
  • What are you said to break, when you make friends with a stranger? THE ICE
  • What are you said to do to a habit when you break it? KICK IT
  • What call is customarily given immediately before a fencing match begins? EN GARDE
  • What colour is the rose in the title of a 1985 Woody Allen Film? PURPLE
  • What colour light indicates the port side of a ship? RED
  • What did the legendary Trojan horse contain? SOLDIERS
  • What do Americans call what we call sweets? CANDY
  • What do you proverbially 'make' at someone if you flirt with them? EYES
  • What does a hedgehog normally do when alarmed? ROLL INTO A BALL
  • What does the 'T' stand for in the abbreviation TUC? TRADES
  • What does the abbreviation 'BTW' mean when used in an email? BY THE WAY
  • What geometric shape is also an instrument? TRIANGLE
  • What is another name for a stagehand? GRIP
  • What is Beyoncé's surname? KNOWLES
  • What is celebrated in Wales on 1st March? ST. DAVID'S DAY
  • What is French for 'king'? ROI
  • What is hung over a horse's head for feeding? NOSEBAG
  • What is the meaning of the colloquial expression 'in the bag'? ALMOST CERTAIN
  • What kind of animal traditionally lives in a sty? PIG
  • What landmark is located on England's Salibury Plain? STONEHENGE
  • What might an electrician lay? CABLES
  • What name is given to a heavy metal-headed, spiked club? MACE
  • What name is given to a mound or ridge of blown sand? DUNE
  • What name is given to a playing card with a single symbol on it? ACE
  • What nationality is the film star Sean Connery? SCOTTISH
  • What opera tells the tragic tale of a flirtatious gypsy, a lovesick soldier and a bullfighter? CARMEN
  • What part of a goose or duck is fattened to produce "foie gras"? LIVER
  • What shape is an Australian Rules football pitch? OVAL
  • What soft drink is added to vodka to make a Bloody Mary cocktail? TOMATO JUICE
  • What substance is commonly referred to as the universal solvent? WATER
  • What term is used in snooker when the white ball is potted? FOUL
  • What type of steroids have a protein-building effect? ANABOLIC
  • What was the name of the two NASA missions sent to Mars in 1975? VIKING
  • What would a tattie picker harvest? POTATOES
  • What would you expect to see at the London Aquarium? FISH
  • What would you put in a cruet? CONDIMENTS
  • When an actor is said to "chew up the scenery," what is he doing? OVERACTING
  • When written in lowercase, Which of these letters in the English Alphabet has a dot on top? J
  • Where are you most likely to see a 'matron of honour'? WEDDING
  • Which 'Man' was Robinson Crusoe's companion on his desert island? FRIDAY
  • Which 1969 film won the Best Picture Oscar? MIDNIGHT COWBOY
  • Which activity would you most associate with a mole? BURROWING
  • Which board game is known as 'checkers' in the USA? DRAUGHTS
  • Which can be a breed of rabbit, goat or cat? ANGORA
  • Which car manufacturer makes the A3, A4 and A6 models? AUDI
  • Which country is not an island? GERMANY
  • Which country is not crossed by the Arctic Circle? GREECE
  • Which country shares a land border with the UK? IRELAND
  • Which creatures are traditionally kept in an aviary? BIRDS
  • Which dinosaur could fly? PTERODACTYL
  • Which french city stands on the river Meurthe? NANCY
  • Which French city stands on the river Meurthe? NANCY
  • Which human teeth are also known as eye teeth? CANINES
  • Which Irish rock band shares its name with an American spy plane? U2
  • Which is a chain of International hotels? FOUR SEASONS
  • Which is a material used in making roads? MACADAM
  • Which is a Mexican stuffed, fried pancake? TACO
  • Which is a seabird with a deeply forked tail? FRIGATE BIRD
  • Which is a South American capital city? CAYENNE
  • Which is a tough durable synthetic material? PVC
  • Which is a type of wading bird? OYSTERCATCHER
  • Which is a US-made soap opera? DAWSON'S CREEK
  • Which is an alternative name for peanut? GROUNDNUT
  • Which is an alternative name for the society of friends? QUAKERS
  • Which is an extinct bird that originated in New Zealand? MOA
  • Which is another name for a short melodious tune? AIR
  • Which is not a classification of star? GREEN GOBLIN
  • Which is not a real English county? SOUTH NORFOLK
  • Which is not a recognized playing surface in tennis? CEMENT (real answer is LINOLEUM)
  • Which is not a species of seal? THREE-LEGGED
  • Which is not a type of antelope? GORILLA
  • Which is not an electrical SI unit of measurement? GALLON
  • Which is not an illegal punch in boxing? JAB
  • Which is not the name of an English county? LIVERPOOLSHIRE
  • Which is the chief port of Athens? PIRAEUS
  • Which is the principal container port of the Port of London? TILBURY
  • Which Island is known as Kriti in its own language? CRETE
  • Which law states that if anything can go wrong, it will? MURPHY'S LAW
  • Which metal lends its name to a US five-cent coin? NICKEL
  • Which military hero has the same name as a hold used in wrestling? NELSON
  • Which of the following best describes the taste of lemon? SOUR
  • Which of the following is a Chinese snack of hot dumplings? DIM SUNG
  • Which of the following is a small sausage? CHIPOLATA
  • Which of the following is not a geological period? BORACIC
  • Which of the following is not promised by would-be boy scout when he takes his oath? EMOTIONALLY LEVEL
  • Which of the following would most commonly wear a sou'wester? SAILOR
  • Which of These animals does not represent a sign of the zodiac ? DONKEY
  • Which of these builds a domed nest? OVENBIRD
  • Which of these cities is divided into quadrants officially NE, NW, SE, SW? WASHINGTON DC
  • Which of these countries lies west of the UK? MEXICO
  • Which of these describes the rich and famous? GLITTERATI
  • Which of these deserts is in the USA? MOJAVE DESERT
  • Which of these did Old King Cole not call for? A CURRY
  • Which of these diseases is not covered by the MMR vaccine? RABIES
  • Which of these does Colin Farell play in the title of a 2002 film? THE RECRUIT
  • Which of these first came out on the market in 1937? OLD SPICE
  • Which of these fish is related to the carp? BARBEL
  • Which of these fish is related to the herring? ALEWIFE
  • Which of these gambling games requires a pair of dice? CRAPS
  • Which of these is a carnivorous plant? VENIUS FLYTRAP
  • Which of these is a colloquial term for a newspaper? RAG
  • Which of these is a dessert of hot meringue and cold ice cream? BAKED ALASKA
  • Which of these is a device often used in a seance? OUIJA BOARD
  • Which of these is a fashionable district of London? BELGRAVIA
  • Which of these is a large woodwind instrument? BASSOON
  • Which of these is a popular form of music? COUNTRY & WESTERN
  • Which of these is a popular garden flower? CARNATION
  • Which of these is a Scottish district council? INVERCLYDE
  • Which of these is a species of camel? BACTRIAN
  • Which of these is a spicy Indian dish? BIRIANI
  • Which of these is a term for a typically average man? JOE BLOGGS
  • Which of these is a term meaning a match in bridge? RUBBER
  • Which of these is a theory about the creation of the universe? BIG BANG
  • Which of these is a three-stringed musical instrument? BALALAIKA
  • Which of these is a tool for smoothing and shaping wood? PLANE
  • Which of these is a tool used for making holes for seeds or plants? DIBBER
  • Which of these is a type of beer? BITTER
  • Which of these is a type of drum? SNARE
  • Which of these is a weight category in professional boxing? WELTERWEIGHT
  • Which of these is an ice cream dessert? SUNDAE
  • Which of these is an international motoring insurance? GREEN CARD
  • Which of these is located at the back of your throat? ADENOID
  • Which of these is not a European river? MISSOURI
  • Which of these is not a modal of a car made by Ford? MALAGA
  • Which of these is not a type of paint used in decorating? DAMASK
  • Which of these is often used to make floor mats? RUSH
  • Which of these is slang for a mean person? CHEAPSKATE
  • Which of these is the US name for the french card game 'vingt-et-un'? REDJACK (Real answer is BLACKJACK)
  • Which of these is true of filo pastry? VERY THIN
  • Which of these is used for measuring electrical current? AMMETER
  • Which of these kills it's victims by constriction? ANACONDA
  • Which of these lends its name to a US five-cent coin? NICKEL
  • Which of these means adequate space for moving in? ELBOW ROOM
  • Which of these might be sprinkled on a rice pudding? CINNAMON
  • Which of these might be used in underwater naval operations? FROGMEN
  • Which of these oceans is the smallest? Arctic
  • Which of these should be stored in a humidor? CIGARS
  • Which of these types of beer is normally the lightest in colour? LAGER
  • Which of these was a feature of classical Greek drama? CHORUS
  • Which of these would a film actor like to receive? OSCAR
  • Which of these would be most use if you wanted to play poker? PACK OF CARDS
  • Which organ does adrenal refer to? KIDNEY
  • Which part of the body do bronchial infections mainly attack? LUNGS
  • Which patron saint's day falls on 23rd April? ST GEORGE
  • Which place is not associated with a type of cake? MIDDLESBOROUGH
  • Which prison shares its name with a national park? DARTMOOR
  • Which river rises in the Black forest and flows into the Black Sea? DANUBE
  • Which star's name is an anagram of a European country? MEG RYAN
  • Which was a 14th century British battle? CHEVY CHASE
  • Which was a battle in the American War of Independence? BUNKER HILL
  • Which was a famous group of high-kicking stage girls? TILLER GIRLS
  • Which was the so-called "New World" at the time of its exploration? AMERICA
  • Who became the leader of the Palestine Liberation Organisation in 1968? YASIR ARAFA
  • Who coined the phrase 'Oedipus complex '? SIGMUND FREUD
  • Who gave their name to a continent? AMERIGO VESPUCCI
  • Who has the authority to change a ball during a football match?THE REFEREE
  • Who was Brad Pitt's partner in the 1995 film Se7en? MORGAN FREEMAN
  • Who was not one of Christ’s original disciples? URKEI
  • With what is the word QWERTY associated? COMPUTER KEYBOARD
  • With which French region is a certain type of quiche associated? LORRAINE

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