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Epistaxis
What is the medical term for a nosebleed?
Swim the Channel
Captain Matthew Webb was the first person to do what?
Oxford
What is the oldest University in Britain?
Walt Disney
Which person has won the most Oscars?
Sodium Chloride
What is the chemical name for table salt?
Horses
Hippophobia is the fear of which creatures?
Columbia
What name was given to the original Space Shuttle?
Thomas Edison
Who said "Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration"?
William Shakespeare
Which writer lived from 1564-1616?
Hindenburg
Which airship infamously exploded over New Jersey in 1937?
Toyota Corolla
What is the biggest selling car of all time?
All Shook Up
What was the first UK No1 single for Elvis Presley?
One
How many time zones are there in China?
42
How many spots are there on a pair of dice?
Preston
The first stretch of motorway in Britain bypassed which town?
Origami
The art of paper folding is known correctly as what?
Shannon
What is the longest river in the British Isles?
Mrs Hudson
What was the name of Sherlock Holmes' housekeeper?
Elizabeth II
Who is Britain longest reigning Monarch?
Threadneedle Street
On what street is the Bank of England?
Buzz Aldrin
Who was the 2nd man to step foot on the Moon?
Tony Blackburn
Who was the first ever DJ on Radio 1?
Methuselah
Who was the oldest man in the Bible?
Nepal
Which country has the worlds only non-rectangular flag?
Buffalo
Mozzarella cheese is made from which animal?
Sydney Opera House
Jorn Utzon designed which famous building?
Nepal
Kathmandu is the capital of which country?
Belgium
Sabena was the national airline of which country?
Read Only Memory
In computing what does ROM stand for?
Battle of the Somme
Tanks were first used in which Battle?
1912
In what year did the Titanic sink?
James I
Which King was the target of the Gunpowder Plot?
Dutch
WWI spy Mata Hari was what nationality?
Turkey
The Tulip originated in which modern day country?
Mesopotamia
Which ancient region translates as 'Land Between Two Rivers'?
Grapefruit Orange Tangerine
The Ugli fruit is a cross between which 3 fruits? List in alphabetical order.
1872
In what year was the first FA Cup Final?
Crocus
From which Flower is the spice Saffron obtained?
Ireland (Eire) and Denmark
Which two countries joined the EEC at the same time as the UK?
Palindrome
What name is given to a word that reads the same forwards and backwards?
Linseed Oil
What type of oil is used to strengthen cricket bats?
Foxglove
From which flower is the drug Digitalis obtained?
Royal Flush
What is the highest hand in a game of Poker?
Ancient Cave Paintings
Lascaux in Southern France is most famously known for what?
Crystal
What is the traditional gift given on a 15th anniversary?
Mars
Who was the Roman God of War?
Machu Picchu
Which ancient city was discovered by Hirham Bingham?
Pompeii and Herculaneum
Which two cities were destroyed by Vesuvius in AD79?
Legume
A peanut is not a nut at all what type of food is it?
Acme
Which company featured in the Wile E Coyote and Roadrunner cartoons?
Abraham Lincoln
Who was the 16th President of the USA?
Alec Issigonis
Who designed the Mini car?
Proxima Centauri
Apart from the Sun what is the nearest star to Earth?
Robert Walpole
Who was Britain's first Prime Minster?
1917
In which year was the Russian Revolution?
Oberammergau
Where does the famous Passion Play take place in Germany every 10 Years?
Mario Puzo
Who wrote the book The Godfather?
Hungary
Bulls Blood Wine is from which country?
Gin
Juniper is a key ingredient of which spirit?
Gustav Holst
Who composed the Planet Suite?
Charlie Parker
Which jazz musician was nicknamed 'Bird'?
206
How many bones are there in the adult human body?
The Simpsons
In which TV show does Santa's Little Helper appear?
Crash
What is the collective noun for a group of Rhino?
Santa Maria
What is the name of Christopher Columbus' Flagship?
Friend
The Australian slang word 'Cobber' is translated as what in English?
North by Northwest
Which Alfred Hitchcock movie ends with a scene on Mount Rushmore?
Andorra
Which tiny country is found nestled between France and Spain?
Eminem
Which musician's real name is Marshal Mathers?
Van Gogh
Which artist painted Sun Flowers?
Humphry Davy
Who invented the Miners safety lamp and discovered the chemical element Sodium?
8
How many Bits are there in a Byte?
Pink Floyd
Which band had a famous album cover featuring Battersea Power Station?
In the Ear
In which part of the body is the Stirrup Bone?
Denali
What is the highest mountain in the USA?
Shakespearean Characters
All but two of the moons of Uranus are named after what?
28
How many pieces make up a Domino set?
Teddy Bears
The Company 'Steiff' famously make what?
Tin Lizzie
What was the popular nickname for the Model T Ford?
Fred and Rose West
Who infamously lived at 25 Cromwell Street, Gloucester?
Casino Royale
What was the first James Bond novel?
Michael Fagan
Who broke into the Queen's bedroom in 1982?
Edwin Land
Who invented the Polaroid camera?
Who Dares Wins
What is the motto of the SAS?
Guinness
Which alcoholic drink once advertised itself as 'Being Good for You'?
Doric Ionic and Corinthian
What are the three main types of Greek architecture?
Lumiere
Which French brothers' are credited with early developments in film and photography?
Carousel
The song 'You'll Never Walk Alone' comes from which musical?
Jane
What is the first name of Agatha Christie's detective Miss Marple?
Mahogany
What type of wood did Thomas Chippendale mostly work with?
Pressure
An Isobar on a weather map links places with equal what?
76
Halleys Comet is visible from Earth in a cycle of how many years?
Regents
London Zoo is situated in which park?
Roger Bannister
Who was the first man to break the four minute mile?
1976
In which year did Concorde make its maiden commercial flight?
Rosh Hashanah
What is the Jewish Festival of New Year called?
Shintoism
What is the national religion of Japan?
Enola Gay
What was the name of the aircraft which dropped the atom bomb on Hiroshima?
Rio de Janeiro
The statue of Christ the Redeemer overlooks which city?
The Farthing
Which coin went out of circulation in 1960?