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General Knowledge 15/06/2009
 
Which British boxer won Olympic gold for Canada?
What was Blackadder’s servant called in the television series?
Which Shakespeare play do actors refer to as ‘The Scottish play’?
Which river flows through the Grand Canyon?
Who wrote the ‘Just So’ stories?
Which island was awarded the George Cross in 1942?
Of which school was Prince Charles made head boy in 1967?
How many teeth should an adult person normally have?
What is the capital of the State of California?
Who invented the pneumatic tyre?
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Mental Gymnastics 15/06/2009
 
If it was Phil Mickelson in 2006, Zach Johnson in 2007, and Trevor Immelman in 2008, who was it in 2009?
If Freddie Mercury was on vocals, Brian May was on lead guitar, and Roger Taylor was on drums, who was on bass guitar?
If the US states that border Canada from west to east are Washington, Idaho, Montana, and North Dakota, what comes next?
If 11 is 3, 100 is 4, 101 is 5, what is 1001?
If Winston Churchill was the first post war Prime Minister, Clement Atlee was second, Churchill third, and Anthony Eden fourth, who was 5th?
If Dr. No was first, From Russia With Love was second, and Goldfinger was third, what was fourth?
If Elton John has had 7, ABBA have had 9, and Cliff Richard has had 14, who has had the most with 21?
If Finland won in 2006, Serbia in 2007, and Russia in 2008, who won in May 2009?
If the equator crosses Africa’s West coast in the country of Gabon, in which country does it cross the East coast?
If this character was played by Michael Keaton in 1989, Val Kilmer in 1995, and George Clooney in 1997, who played him in 2008?
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Named After 15/06/2009
 
The band T’Pau took their name from a character in which TV series?
What name is given to abdominal thrusts performed on a choking victim, which is named after the American physician to whom it is credited?
Which car manufacturer is named after the US market that it targets?
The band Kaiser Chiefs took their name from a football club in which country?
The Teddy Bear is named after which historical figure?
Which British band named themselves after the villain from the sci-fi movie Barbarella?
Which British comedy actor has a refuse tip named after him in New Zealand, after he visited Palmerston, and said that it was a great place to commit suicide?
The author of Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy had an asteroid named after him after he died in 2001. What was his name?
The word KOP, when used at a number of football grounds, is named after which historical event?
Which US band named themselves after their strict gym teacher at their high school, Mr Skinner.
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Geography 15/06/2009  
 
Fort Knox lies in which American state?
Tokelau is a dependency of which country?
A Scottish mountain must be at least how many feet high to be called a Munro?
Kosciusko is the highest mountain in which country?
Which shipping forecast area is to the directly north of Ireland?
Name the river that flows through the city of Albuquerque in the USA.
On which side of the road do people drive in Japan?
Winnepeg is the capital of which Canadian province?
The name of which European capital city is derived from the names of two towns on either bank of its main river?
How many states of the United States of America have a Pacific coast?
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One Word Film Title Anagrams 15/06/2009  
 
Lo On Pat
Lilli Pago
Peter St Goli
Reg Sea
Vera Bertha
Les Hut
Daphne Aquoir
Rod Tagial
Calvin De Ree
Juan Jim
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Geography 29/06/2009
 
In which European country would you find the Troodos mountain range?
What is the name of the sea that separates New Zealand and Australia?
A country historically known as Abyssinia, what is the modern name for it?
Three countries have both an Atlantic and a Mediterranean coast. France and Spain are two, but what is the other?
What is the only national capital that borders two different countries?
Which South American country has borders with Columbia and Peru?
On which planet is the solar system’s highest volcano?
What is the modern-day name for the country formerly known as Kampuchea?
What country was formerly known as Persia?
What is the modern-day name for the country formerly known as Upper Volta?
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Royalty 29/06/2009
 
How many lions are there on the English Royal Standard?
How tall was Queen Victoria? 5 foot, 5 foot 5 or 5 foot 10?
In what decade did the Tower of London appoint their first female beefeater?
Who is the oldest of Prince Andrew's daughters?
Who was the last monarch of England only?
Commissioned by Queen Victoria in memory of her husband, in which Royal park would you find the Albert Memorial?
In what year did Edward VIII abdicate?
Which "royal" establishment was moved from London to Llantrisant in South Wales in 1968?
What event takes place on the official birthday of the sovereign?
What is the name of the Scottish home of the British Royal Family?
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Sport 29/06/2009
 
How many inner wire rings are there on a dartboard?
Charlotte Edwards led England’s women to World Cup glory in which sport in March 2009?
Who won the 2009 Rugby World Sevens Cup?
Who is the only player to win a Champion’s League medal, the Premiership and the FA Cup, and to be relegated from the Premiership without going on to play in the Championship?
In what year and in what country was the first FIFA world cup held?
In which sport are the Thomas Cup, Uber Cup and Sudiman Cup tournaments played?
How many players make up an Australian rules football team?
What is the only English league football team with no letters in common with the word ‘mackerel’?
In which event would you compete for the Borg Warner Cup?
In the 1966 World Cup, matches were played at two London venues. Wembley was one, but what was the other?
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Music 29/06/2009  
 
Which famous pop star was christened Charles Westover?
The town of Titipu in Japan, the Tower of London and Venice in Italy. What is the musical connection?
Which pop band named itself after an American firetruck?
The original Live Aid concerts were held at Wembley and Philadelphia on 13th July in which year?
What song did Whitney Houston record for the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics?
‘Flowers In The Rain’ holds the distinction of being the very first record played on Radio One, but who performed it?
Who sang the first line of the USA for Africa’s ‘We Are The World’?
Which American soul singer’s dad played football for Glasgow Celtic ?
Which Paul released his first single 'I Confess' when he was 14 and had written over 200 songs by the time he was 21?
What was the common title of 3 different songs released by 3 different artists that all entered the Top 20 UK charts in 1985?
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